That was more just watching how their characters behaved in those circumstances. They had no knowledge of their true nature. What were the actions they would take as human beings in those situations, given who their characters were? That’s how they developed. It was the irony of the fact that they were all fundamentally involved in the resistance against the Cylons was interesting to us.
WARNING: Spoilers about the first episode, which already aired, yet you may have not seen. So check it out if you’ve seen it.