A special task force, mostly made up out of convicts, is dispatched to destroy a giant Cylon operated pulsar cannon on the planet Aracta directly in the Colonial Fleet's path. Having lost a cadet on the planet earlier, Starbuck is eager to join the expedition for once. Boxey and Muffit also join the group as stowaways. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
The original script explained that the Cylons had developed a method for turning asteroids into spacecraft with an undiscovered technology. It was edited out of the final product to save time. See more
The length of Starbuck's hair throughout the episode "The Gun On Ice Planet Zero" part 1 & 2 is different. Apparently Dirk Benedict
got a haircut somewhere along the shoot and it shows up in different scenes. See more
[Following a computer search, Starbuck is among those selected for the Arcta Pulsar demolition mission
I just don't understand how that computer picked you for this mission. Now I pulled a tour on Ice Station Thula, so it makes sense that I got chosen, but you? You get dizzy if your drinks too cold, my friend!
I wish you'd tell the Commander that! You're making it sound as if I programmed that computer myself!