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Battlestar Galactica (TV Series 1978–1979) Poster

(1978–1979)

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Follows 

Followed by 

Galactica 1980 (1980) (TV Series)
Conquest of the Earth (1981) (TV Movie)

Version of 

Battlestar Galactica (2004) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Battlestar Galactica (2003) (TV Mini-Series)
Battlestar Galactica (2004) (TV Series)
This is a remake of the original series.

Edited into 

References 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Ray Bolger's nose makeup as Vector the android is similar to his nose makeup as the Scarecrow.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Fred Willard/Devo (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Cliff Preston skit
Wonder Woman: Spaced Out (1979) (TV Episode)
A person in a home-made Colonial Warrior costumes appear in convention footage inserted into the Space Questicon
Mork & Mindy: Mork's Best Friend (1979) (TV Episode)
Mork calls Orson "Battlestar Gigantica."
Saturday Night Live: Kirk Douglas/Sam and Dave (1980) (TV Episode)
Theme used in The Micro Dentist
The Nude Bomb (1980)
Max chases Nino into the Battlestar Galactica attraction at Universal Studios
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)
In the Shanghai bar scene, Lee Chan, played by Richard Hatch, orders a "Captain Apollo on the rocks." Captain Apollo was Hatch's character on the TV series "Battlestar Galactica".
The God Makers (1982)
An attorney says Mormon doctrine reminds him of this 1970s sci-fi series.
The A-Team: Steel (1983) (TV Episode)
A Cylon walks past Face at Universal Studios. This scene was Dirk Benedict's idea, as he saw someone dressed in the Cylon costume and wanted to have a scene with a guy in a Cylon costume on this episode.
Knight Rider: Halloween Knight (1984) (TV Episode)
A party guest wears a Cylon costume. Glen A. Larson produced both Battlestar Galactica and Knight Rider.
Dead End (1985)
zombie in Starbuck uniform
The Making of... 'Lifeforce' (1985) (Video)
mentioned once
Knight Rider: Fright Knight (1986) (TV Episode)
Cylon outfit in warehouse and Colonial Viper visible in background
Space Mutiny (1988)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Humanoid Woman (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Oh, good - a Cylon warrior"
Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Measure of a Man (1989) (TV Episode)
JAG Captain Phillipa Louvois states "Data is a toaster" "Toaster" is the derogatory nickname given by humans to the Cylons (androids).
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "A Cylon wannabe"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "This is super cool, like that first episode of 'Battlestar Galactica.'"
The Simpsons: Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk (1991) (TV Episode)
Homer tries to solve a BSG jigsaw puzzle.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"They canceled 'Battlestar: Galactica,' I'm gonna kill myself."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: San Francisco International (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Well, there'll always be 'Battlestar Galactica'; that'll never be canceled."
Toy Story (1995)
The guards outside Pizza Planet are based on Cylons, with their red eyes moving left and right.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
was depressed when it got cancelled
Suddenly Susan: With Friends Like These (1997) (TV Episode)
Todd reveals that Jerry has Battlestar Galactica bedsheets.
The Fifth Element (1997)
When the Monascheiwans are attacked when approaching Earth, the ships of the Mangalores are very similar to the Vipers on the Battlestar Galactica.
Muppets Tonight: Andie MacDowell (1998) (TV Episode)
The Star Trek cruiseship is hit by a Battlestar Galactica boat
Free Enterprise (1998)
Ending credit: Boxey's Pet - Muffet the Daggit
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Future War (1999) (TV Episode)
"Dustbuster Galactica"
Freaks and Geeks: Tricks and Treats (1999) (TV Episode)
Sam has a BG poster
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror X (1999) (TV Episode)
A Cylon (robot from this show) is in Kang & Kodos' audience at the start.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
The robots in the very beginning of the video game sequence feature the Cylons' red tracking eyebar.
Freaks and Geeks: Girlfriends and Boyfriends (2000) (TV Episode)
Poster in Sam's room
The Simpsons: Saddlesore Galactica (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cleopatra 2525: Home (2000) (TV Episode)
To allay her fears about the whereabouts of her parents, Cleo tells Lily they're doing fine, and that her father is an instructor at the Battlestar Galactica.
Freaks and Geeks: The Garage Door (2000) (TV Episode)
A poster hangs in Sam's bedroom.
Freaks and Geeks: Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000) (TV Episode)
Sam has a Cylon model figure
Titan A.E. (2000)
Futurama: Bendin' in the Wind (2001) (TV Episode)
There is a folk music duo known as Cylon and Garfunkel.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Thong (2001) (TV Episode)
Larry mentioned a book Battlestar Galactica.
Family Guy: Road to Europe (2002) (TV Episode)
"Battlestar Galactica Forum" is mentioned.
Welcome to Eltingville (2002) (TV Movie)
dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Ian McKellen/Kylie Minogue (2002) (TV Episode)
Kevin and Richie are seen wearing Colonial Warrior costumes during the intro to Kevin and Richie's Comic Book Zone
Farscape: I Shrink Therefore I Am (2002) (TV Episode)
Crichton calls out, "Paging the head Cylon" in an attempt to ambush the bounty hunters
Do Over: Short-Cuts (2002) (TV Episode)
Isabelle refers to Rick Springfield's role as Lt. Zac on Battlestar Galactica (1978).
Girls Will Be Girls (2003)
Evie repeatedly mentions that she was in Battlestar Galactica.
Tremors: Flora or Fauna (2003) (TV Episode)
A character wears a T-shirt with its title on it
I Love the '70s (2003) (TV Series)
The Simpsons: My Big Fat Geek Wedding (2004) (TV Episode)
A Cylon is seen in the background
Saving Star Wars (2004)
Bayder makes fun of it
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Referenced by title in one of Suzi's conversations.
People Who Die Mysteriously in Their Sleep (2004) (Video)
One of the captions sets a scene at a Battlestar Galactica convention.
Tripping the Rift: Cool Whip (2004) (TV Episode)
A robotic Daggit is shot to pieces
Star Wars: Clone Wars: Chapter 21 (2005) (TV Episode)
A Cylon Centurion can be seen walking the streets.
Timesplitters: Future Perfect (2005) (Video Game)
Several robot characters say "By your command"
American Dad!: All About Steve (2005) (TV Episode)
A convention goer is costumed as a Cylon.
Gilmore Girls: Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out (2005) (TV Episode)
Rory says that she thinks her grandmother is a Cylon.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Name (2005) (TV Episode)
One of the characters talks about Battlestar Galactica, also a lunchbox from that show appears in this episode
Family Guy: Brian Goes Back to College (2005) (TV Episode)
Quagmire portrays A-Team member Face, who was portrayed by Dirk Benedict on the actual show. Benedict also starred in Battlestar Galactica. A cylon from that show walks past Quagmire during the A-Team opening theme parody.
That '70s Show: Misfire (2005) (TV Episode)
Donna says that she updates Eric on the show.
Gilmore Girls: I Get a Sidekick Out of You (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai uses the expletive "Frakking!"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.202 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Seasonal Acting" category
Screenwipe: Episode #3.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Reviewed.
The Office: Cocktails (2007) (TV Episode)
In Dwight's conversation at the party: "Do you watch Battlestar Galactica? No, then you are an idiot."
Robson Arms: Mr. Lonely (2007) (TV Episode)
Fred mentions that he has the entire series downloaded.
The Office: Product Recall (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jim
American Dad!: When a Stan Loves a Woman (2007) (TV Episode)
Steve sells fake "Battlestar Galactica On Ice" tickets to his friends
South Park: Imaginationland: Episode II (2007) (TV Episode)
The episode starts with Cartman saying, "Previously on Battlestar Galactica," and Cylons attack Imaginationland.
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007) (TV Movie)
Cylons from the original series appear in this movie.
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007) (Video)
"Cylon war memorial / makeout point" during Leela and Lars' love scene
Tripping the Rift: Witness Protection (2007) (TV Episode)
The Galactica can be seen amongst the decomissioned shipts
Imaginationland: The Movie (2008) (Video)
A Cylon is in Imaginationland.
The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper-Hofstadter Polarization (2008) (TV Episode)
Leonard has a Colonial warrior's flight suit in his closet
The Love Guru (2008)
Jay (the color commentator), in a Cylon voice, says, "By your command."
Disaster Movie (2008)
Juney calls someone "Battlecrotch Galactica"
Saturday Night Live: Michael Phelps/Lil' Wayne (2008) (TV Episode)
The Galactica is seen during Digital Short
The Replacements: Tasumi Unmasked (2008) (TV Episode)
Riley imagines that Tasumi might be a Cylon Warrior, among other absurd notions
The Office: Business Ethics (2008) (TV Episode)
Jim claims the new series is a shot for shot remake of the original to get a reaction from Dwight
Cinematic Titanic: Legacy of Blood (2008) (Video)
reference to it in the dialouge
Robot Chicken: Tell My Mom (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "The B-Team" segment
The Big Bang Theory: The Friendship Algorithm (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the Cylons on his questionnaire.
Impact: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as they enter the control center in Washington
The Big Bang Theory: The Hofstadter Isotope (2009) (TV Episode)
Cylons mentioned in end credits
My Boys: Facebook the Past (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Thick of It: Episode #3.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Phil puts a picture of a Cylon on the board.
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
This TV series was inspired by Disney's Peter Pan.
Saturday Night Live: Sigourney Weaver/The Ting Tings (2010) (TV Episode)
Sigourney Weaver reads a comment by an Internet poster named "Cylon57."
The Office: The Banker (2010) (TV Episode)
Jim, dressed up as Dwight, says, "Bears. Beets. 'Battlestar Galactica.'"
Caprica: Rebirth (2010) (TV Episode)
The music Daniel Graystone plays on the piano is the opening music from the original series.
Caprica: Gravedancing (2010) (TV Episode)
The theme to the original Battlestar Galactica series is briefly played while Philomon is browsing for music that he and the Zoe Cylon can dance to while her diagnostic is running.
Caprica: There Is Another Sky (2010) (TV Episode)
When Philomon is in Greystone's lab, he turns on music and flips through several selections, one of which is the title theme from the original BSG
Melrose Place: Sepulveda (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Big Bang Theory: The Plimpton Stimulation (2010) (TV Episode)
Howard says, "What the frack?!"
The A-Team (2010)
Starbuck as a fictitious movie credit
Warehouse 13: Age Before Beauty (2010) (TV Episode)
Claudia's SMS ringtone is the Zylon catchphrase "By your command".
Psych: Not Even Close... Encounters (2010) (TV Episode)
Dennis has Captain Adama's helmet from the original "Battlestar Galactica" in his "nerd closet."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Fracked (2010) (TV Episode)
Langston's remark about how "fracking" sounds like a sci-fi expletive
The Big Bang Theory: The Boyfriend Complexity (2010) (TV Episode)
Sheldon utters the "frak" expletive.
2010: Moby Dick (2010) (Video)
Characters named Boomer and Starbuck
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Nightsisters (2011) (TV Episode)
tactical droid TJ-912 quotes the Cylons: By your command.
80's Dan: Automan (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as being created by Glen A. Larson.
Paul (2011)
Referred to as "Battlestar."
Skins: Liv (2011) (TV Episode)
"Frak"
Fringe: Subject 13 (2011) (TV Episode)
Young Peter looks at Battlestar Galactica themed toys in toy store.
80's Dan: Halloween III: Season of the Witch (2011) (TV Episode)
"I'm Starbuck, goddammit!" "That's the worst Dirk Benedict costume I've ever seen."
Futurama: The Six Million Dollar Mon (2012) (TV Episode)
Cylon mentioned
Argo (2012)
Several actors in Cylon costumes are shown
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Tipping Points (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the Droid Gunship answers a command by saying "By your command".
Nikita: High-Value Target (2013) (TV Episode)
Birkhoff receives a message reading, "By your command," something often said by the Cylons.
The Office: A.A.R.M. (2013) (TV Episode)
Dwight builds a "Battlestar Galactica" model in his office.
The Big Bang Theory: The Bon Voyage Reaction (2013) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned in the end credits Chuck Lorre Productions vanity card #416.
Futurama: Assie Come Home (2013) (TV Episode)
The head of a Cylon can be seen in the chop shop
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Willis/Katy Perry (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the cold opening
Chicago Fire: A Nuisance Call (2013) (TV Episode)
Otis put up a poster for it in the apartment common room, and offers to watch it with Shay
Chicago Fire: Rhymes with Shout (2013) (TV Episode)
Otis has a collectible Colonial warrior flight helmet autographed by Richard Hatch & Dirk Benedict
Atop the Fourth Wall: The A-Team #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Dirk Benedict of Battlestar Galactica fame..."
Face Off: Industrial Revolution (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Real History of Science Fiction: Space (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Studio C: Episode #4.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the police standoff sketch
Honest Game Trailers: Minecraft (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Chicago Fire: Always (2014) (TV Episode)
Otis talks about a Dirk Benedict collectible
America's Next Top Model: The Girl Who Says It's Over (2014) (TV Episode)
Miss J mentions this show when judging Lenox's photo
Blackcat Riffs: Halloween Safety (2014) (TV Episode)
"Cylon Warrior. You're doing it wrong."
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8626 (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Community: Basic RV Repair and Palmistry (2015) (TV Episode)
Future Frankie uses the phrase "many centons ago." "Centons" was a unit of time often used in "Battlestar Galactica."
Flat Earth: The Biggest Lie of All (2015) (Video)
Mentioned by Dave.
Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman's the Fantastic Four (2015)
Still picture of Alex Hyde-White in Battlestar Galactica shown
Grey's Anatomy: I Choose You (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Ashens: Galaxy Wars - Bootleg Star Wars Figures (2016) (TV Episode)
"Looks like a love child of a Cylon and The Guyver"
The Earth Is Not... A Spinning Ball (2016) (Video)
Mentioned by Darren.
The Dwarvenaut (2016)
Cylon cosplay at Gen Con
Legends of Tomorrow: Invasion! (2016) (TV Episode)
Felicity says, "Oh, frak."
The Rosetintedgamers Goodbye Special (2017) (TV Movie)
DaddyBrown mentions it.
One Hit Wonderland: "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles (2017) (TV Episode)
Todd says "Video Killed the Radio Star" should feel as dated as an episode of the show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "'Battlestar' is on!"
Bull: Benevolent Deception (2017) (TV Episode)
Bull compares expensive jet to the eponymous battlestar

Featured in 

The Lonely Guy (1984)
Warren is watching this at Larry's party.
Space Mutiny (1988)
Columbo: Murder, Smoke and Shadows (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of a space battle is shown.
Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) (TV Movie)
scenes from the series are shown here
Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004) (Video)
making of Battlestar the original series
The Cylons of 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004) (Video)
making of about the TV show
Glen Larson on the Creation of 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004) (Video)
interview with creator of the show
Ultimate Sci-Fi Top 10 (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1978 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
Screenwipe: Episode #3.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
CSI: NY: Brooklyn Til I Die (2012) (TV Episode)
In a scene where the kidnap suspects were being apprehended, Battlestar Galactica was the movie being displayed on the TV screen,
Atop the Fourth Wall: Battlestar Galactica #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Linkara says the comic de jour is based off this series and not the 2004 one.

Spoofed in 

Superwoman (1979)
A "battlestar" craft is mentioned by Enjil von Bergdorfe.
History of the World: Part I (1981)
A sequence at the end spoofs the space battles in "BSG"
La loca historia de los tres mosqueteros (1983)
Richelieu talks to an armor as if it was a Cylon, mentioning Apollo, Starbuck, and Adama.
Battlestar Orgasmica (1992) (Video)
an adult spoof
The Simpsons: Mayored to the Mob (1998) (TV Episode)
At the con, a Cylon centurion is wrestling with C-3PO in the ring.
Duck Dodgers: The Green Loontern (2003) (TV Episode)
Sinestro's robot confirms orders by saying, "By your command," just like Lucifer did to Baltar in "Battlestar Galactica".
Robot Chicken: Junk in the Trunk (2005) (TV Episode)
a sketch with 'bloopers' from the show
Robot Chicken: Help Me (2008) (TV Episode)
As part of "Just the Good Parts"
Too Many Cooks (2014) (TV Short)
similar spaceship and characters shown
WIF! Bananastar Galactica (2014) (Video)
Title reference
Robot Chicken: Garbage Sushi (2015) (TV Episode)
Cylon skit

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