The Twelve Colonies of Man are annihilated by the Cylons. Adama, commanding the last surviving Battlestar, takes it upon himself to lead all remaining survivors aboard 220 ships to find a new home. After the Galactica's fighter pilots successfully navigate a path through the Nova of Madagon minefield, the spoiled Sire Uri proposes to settle down on Carillon, where food and entertainment are provided by the natives. However, Adama suspects a Cylon trap. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
President Adar says that the human civilization is approaching its seventh millennium, meaning that their recorded history is 7,000 years old. Much of their art and architecture mimics Ancient Egypt, whose civilization began in 3150 B.C. This means that the Galactic humans predate Egyptians by several thousand years. See more
During the pilot/movie, one of the green screens/scanners displaying incoming ships plainly shows "Made in USA". Given that the twelve colonies obviously separated from the thirteenth some centuries before the USA was established, the current level of Earth's technology in season 2 and that the item in question was quite common on the Galactica, it couldn't have been. See more
Fleeing from the Cylon Tyranny, the last battlestar Galactica leads a ragtag fugitve fleet on a lonely quest: a shining planet known as Earth.
The Cylon Trap
Composed and Conducted by Stu Phillips
Performed by The Los Angeles Philharmonic See more