Ronald D. Moore had a huge cult following long before he relaunched Battlestar Galactica. His work on Star Trek was notably awesome, and his very public departure from Voyager, complete with spot-on critiques of the show's failings, was legendary. Whenever Moore joined the staff of a show like Carnivàle or Roswell, you knew you were in for something special.
Now, Moore's star has dimmed a bit — the ending of BSG was controversial, to say the least. And none of his post-BSG projects has really taken off. It's been a couple years since Moore's writing has appeared on our screens — and here's why we miss him.