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. Adama however, suspects a Cylon trap. Written by
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was initially cast as Lt. Boomer but broke his ankle while skating at Venice Beach with his daughter. Since he was unable to play the more physical part of Boomer, Glen A. Larson
cast Carter as Col. Tigh instead. All during the three-hour pilot, Col. Tigh has his left leg in a cast. See more
When orbiting Carillon, Adama dispatches military scouts and geologists to locate the old fuel mine. Boxey and Serina are neither, but they accompany Apollo and his team. See more
No, let them talk! I also want to know where you were. We waited. We watched and prayed and you never came!