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 (email@example.com)
Where will you stand?
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Did You Know?
, who plays Brendan "Hotdog" Costanza, is the real-life son of Edward James Olmos
(Admiral William Adama). Bodie was brought in during the first season for a bit part as a "nugget" (viper pilot trainee), and ended up being a recurring character through to the end of the series. See more
The colony called Sagittarion in the miniseries is called Sagittaron throughout the series. See more
Life has a melody, Gaius. A rhythm of notes which become your existence once played in harmony with God's plan.
At the end of the closing credits, there is a different, short cartoon skit of the two producers, Ronald Moore and David Eick, which usually ends with one causing the death of the other in some imaginative way. See more