Out on patrol, Apollo and Starbuck come across a great void, while Boomer and Jolly are infected with a plague that soon infects the remaining Viper pilots. Soon, Apollo and Starbuck find themselves having to train a group of female cadets, including Apollo's fiancée, Serina. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
This is the only episode of the show to feature foreign location footage shot especially for "Battlestar Galactica". A second unit was sent to Egypt where stand-ins for Jane Seymour
, Richard Hatch
, and Lorne Greene
were filmed walking through the ruins at Luxor. See more
The first time we see Rigel (Sarah Rush
) issuing launch orders, her hair is up in a bun. This is most likely footage reused from the pilot episode, since a few minutes later, and during the rest of the episode, her hair is elaborately braided. See more
Oh, Doctor, is there any possibility... How soon can some of our pilots be returned to duty?
Commander, I told you: it's not a matter of how soon they will return to duty, it's a matter of how soon they will die.