After Baltar's attack is repulsed, the crews of the Galactica and Pegasus carry out an attack on the planet Gamoray to acquire fuel supplies.

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A commando team consisting of Apollo, Starbuck and Boomer of the Galactica and Sheba and Bojay of the Pegasus goes down to Gamoray to destroy the anti-assault batteries. Cassiopeia insists on joining them as a med-tech. Their mission clears the way for Commander Cain to lead a suicide attack against three Cylon basestars commanded by Baltar. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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3 December 1978 (USA)  »

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Trivia

A new type of Cylon -- apparently civilian -- is introduced in this episode, along with the more common centurions and IL models. See more »

Goofs

When Pegasus attacks the two base ships, they fire back. We see a shot on the bridge, reacting to an explosion. Adama and Tigh are clearly visible on the right. See more »

Quotes

Baltar: How long before out fighters can return to defend us?
Lucifer: I'm afraid the Pegasus will reach us first.
Baltar: Then drop back. Let the other two baseships intercept the Pegasus.
Lucifer: I'm not sure the other base commanders will appreciate that.
Baltar: It isn't a request, it's an order.
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Edited into Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004) See more »

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Let's Go Home
End Title" (uncredited)
Composed and Conducted by Stu Phillips
Performed by The Los Angeles Philharmonic
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has that feeling of greatness
15 July 2017 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

When it comes to the human element, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA had a very exciting cast with really good characters. Delivering the action to the screen? Well, it hasn't exactly stood the test of time. A near-miss in some places, a direct hit here and there, with some truly awesome scenes on that seemingly gigantic scope. But more often than not, like every time the Vipers are launched from the stark silhouette of the Galactica, you are reminded... This needs a redo. Every time a Cylon stays too long on the screen and is clearly just a mere mortal in an apparently top-heavy suit, you know... This needs a redo. Every time the camera lingers on a sidelong in-flight view of an obviously static Viper cabin, you wish for that redo.

Now, the redo has been done, I have yet to see it, but that is not the point, as these FAVORITE CHARACTERS that really do it for me isn't part of that deal.

I pretty much suspect that I would simply just long for this one, the original 1978 - 1979 version.

With the conclusion of this two-parter, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA is well and truly back on track, the flaws be damned, however many of them there might be.

Sheba (Anne Lockhart) with her wet eyes, and Commander Cain, the General Patton of space, this is just a sure- fire winner. With that parachute attack it unfortunately again felt like the time-wasting single episodes that caused a drop in interest (for me) for the series, but out in space, coupled with the human interest... Hopefully this level is going to be maintained!

Like I said, I'm fully aware of every mistake. And they swarm out at you in hordes to put those Cylon squadrons to shame! But despite all that, I can just sit there mesmerized by the glory of it.


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