Episode Season 01, Number 15
115 Young Joseph Sam Hiding
Title "Dirteaters"
Airdate January 4, 2011
Written by Matthew B. Roberts
Directed by John Dahl
Previous "Blowback"
Next "The Heavens Will Rise"
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Dirteaters was the fifteenth episode of the first season of Caprica and the fifteenth produced hour of the series. It first aired on the SyFy Channel on January 4, 2011.

Joseph and Sam Adama revisit their past on Tauron and must make a decision about where their loyalties lie. Daniel Graystone discovers Zoe's avatar has survived. Jordan Duram is burned at the GDD. [1]

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  • Magda Apanowicz did not appear in this episode and received credit only.
  • The DVD box set lists the episode title as "The Dirteaters." [2]


671,000 average viewership [3]

Production NotesEdit

William C. Vaughn and Nicola Anderson, who play Fan Boy and GDD Receptionist respectively, were two of the show's readers. [4]


  1. "The Dirteaters." Caprica: Season 1.5, created by Ronald D. Moore and Remi Aubuchon, episode summary, episode 115, Syfy, 2010, disc two.
  2. "The Dirteaters". episode summary. Ibid.
  3. Caprica: Episode 115 Viewership at TV by the Numbers (retrieved on November 12, 2017).
  4. "The Dirteaters." Caprica: Season 1.5, created by Ronald D. Moore and Remi Aubuchon, commentary by Tom Lieber, Esai Morales, Sasha Roiz and Magda Apanowicz, episode 115, Syfy, 2010, disc two, 28:27-28:58, 31:29-31:36.

Cast and Episode ListEdit

Eric Stoltz as Daniel Graystone Esai Morales as Joseph Adama Paula Malcomson as Amanda Graystone Alessandra Torresani as Zoe Graystone Magda Apanowicz as Lacy Rand Polly Walker as Clarice Willow Sasha Roiz as Sam Adama Brian Markinson as Jordan Duram
Guest Starring
Scott Porter as Nestor Peter Wingfield as Gara Singh Jorge Montesi as Guatrau Aleks Paunovic as William Adama Sr. Elisabeth Rosen as Kollbri
Sina Najafi as William Adama Genevieve Buechner as Tamara Adama Panou as Olaf Willow Teryl Rothery as Evelyn Jim Thomson as Serge Christian Tessier as Francis Alison Araya as Isabelle Adama Daleal Monjazeb as Young Joseph Alexander Kambolis as Young Sam Diego Diablo Del Mar as Bartender William C. Vaughn as Fan Boy Nicola Anderson as GDD Receptionist Colin Decker as Herac Soldier
Caprica Season 1
"Pilot" • "Rebirth" • "Reins of a Waterfall" • "Gravedancing" • "There Is Another Sky" • "Know Thy Enemy" • "The Imperfections of Memory" • "Ghosts in the Machine" • "End of the Line" • "Unvanquished" • "Retribution" • "Things We Lock Away" • "False Labor" • "Blowback" • "Dirteaters" • "The Heavens Will Rise" • "Here Be Dragons" • "Apotheosis"