Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)
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Experiment in Terra 

The mysterious Ship of Lights reappears, hijacks Apollo and his viper in space and sends him on a quest to save the planet Terra during peace negotiations with the Eastern Alliance. One of ... See full summary »

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Lieutenant Boomer
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Count Baltar (credit only)
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Lieutenant Athena (credit only)
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Boxey (credit only)
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Cassiopeia (credit only)
Tony Swartz ...
Flight Sergeant Jolly
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Lieutenant Sheba (credit only)
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Peter MacLean ...
President (as Peter D. MacLean)
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Eastern Alliance Leader
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The mysterious Ship of Lights reappears, hijacks Apollo and his viper in space and sends him on a quest to save the planet Terra during peace negotiations with the Eastern Alliance. One of the beings of light takes human form to guide Apollo, and makes him take on the appearance of a missing Terran named Charlie. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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18 March 1979 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Apollo inhabits the identity of a different person, and interacts with a figure seen and heard only by himself. These would be two primary elements of the TV series Quantum Leap, which was created and produced by Galactica Writer/Producer Don Bellisario. See more »

Goofs

After blowing up the vehicles, Starbuck says, "I sure hope I don't have to pay for those machines." However, his lips say, "I sure hope I don't have to pay for those things." See more »

Quotes

Capt. Apollo: I'm dreaming all this, right? I'm in a my ship in a state of flight slumber and when I wake up I'll realize this was all a dream, right?
John: What an excelent idea.
Capt. Apollo: [Apollo wakes up in his Viper] Wow. I'd better give up nightlife or have my oxygen checked.
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References Experiment in Terror (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Title: Theme from Battlestar Galactica
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Composed and Conducted by Stu Phillips
Performed by The Los Angeles Philharmonic
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