|1.||Pull a Thrace|
A phrase used casually to describe when someone or something disappears without explanation or justification, especially mid-conversation.
Derived from the disappearance of Kara Thrace (Starbuck) while in mid-conversation with Lee Adama (Apollo) on the series finale of Battlestar Galactica
"Hey Dad, can you pay for my... Oh, I think he just pulled a Thrace."
"Oops, my signal died, didn't mean to pull a Thrace..."