The second war against the Cylons is over and The Twelve Colonies have been destroyed. Now Commander Adama of the Battlestar Galatica and President Laura Roslin lead a ragtag fleet of refugees in a supposed search for the fabled lost thirteenth colony, Earth. However, the dangers they face are many which compound an already difficult situation. In addition to the Cylons hunting and attacking the fleet in space and their infiltrator units carrying out sabotage-even as their former unwitting pawn, Gaius Baltar, helps in the hunt for them while hiding both his own guilt and the strange presence that haunts his every thought, the fleet also faces internal political conflict in which the rabble-rousing figure, Tom Zarek, is merely the loudest dissenting voice, not to mention recurring shortages of food, water and even oxygen. In the midst of these trials, however, clues begin to appear to suggest that Adama's bluff about finding Earth might hold more truthful than anyone could have guessed. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The world is over. The fight has just begun.
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Did You Know?
, who plays Captain Doyle Franks (captain of Prometheus, one of the civilian fleet vessels), is the real-life wife of Michael Hogan
(Col. Saul Tigh). The Franks character has appeared several times, most notably as the lead judge in Baltar's trial. See more
The colony called Sagittarion in the miniseries is called Sagittaron throughout the series. See more
Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama
I thought we were sparring.
Commander William Adama
That's why you don't win.
The second half of the opening credits for the first season is a montage of quick teaser clips from the current week's episode. Ron D. Moore said he took the idea from "Space: 1999". This was removed at the beginning of the second season, but later reinstated. See more