When he informed Kate it was her last chance to buy him a drink, I went, "Gaius Baltar!"
Thank you - I thought that I was crazy. Or like you say below - under the influence of the scenes that Callis had in Eureka's finale.
he immediately struck me as egotistical and full of himself.
yes to this. and sort of a "normal" behavior from somebody in his position - i know a couple of very successful profs who act in the same way without looking that good and without being bad guys. They're just very self-absorbed.