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
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President Adar (Lew Ayres
) is portrayed as a naive fool, while Adama is a cautious militarist who is shown to be correct. This led to charges by some viewers that the series was preaching fascism. See more
When Comander Adama and Colonel Tigh get inside vipers and talk by head set, Colonel Tigh gets inside and the hatch comes down before he can push any buttons to release it. See more
I know that wasn't easy for you, not telling him. Perhaps you should have.
No. I need him down there at the ceremony. If I told him, there'd be no way to keep him from my side. This is MY gamble. If I win, we all win.
But if you're wrong, Uri will destroy you.
I'm not wrong. The Cylons lured me into their deception once.
[His eyes narrow in determination