After the Cylon's destroy two of the fleet's Agro ships and cripple the last remaining one, Adama hopes to swap an old energizer for seed on the the planet Sectar in Quadrant Zeta. Unfortunately Siress Belloby won't give up the energizer unless the commander courts her. Down on the planet, the inhabitants of the small Agro community of Serenity are looking for a new dispensable constable to hold off the Borays who raid the town each high moon. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
Guest star Barry Nelson
was leaving for England to begin shooting on The Shining
(1980) when he was cast in this episode. Costume designer Jean-Pierre Dorléac
had to meet him at the New York Airport where Nelson was changing planes to return to Los Angeles to size him up for his costume. On his first day of shooting, Nelson arrived at seven for a fitting and Dorléac had him on set in costume at ten. See more
Boomer claims to count six Cylon Raiders during the opening battle, but the computer display shows five of them. See more
Farnes, I hate to tell you but... it's time.
As if I didn't know. You can feel the whole heard coming at right us.
[holds up his rifle
And a lot of good this'll do. Wouldn't stop a hedge-hopper.
Edited from Silent Running
Exploration/Theme from Battlestar Galactica
Composed and Conducted by Stu Phillips
Performed by The Los Angeles Philharmonic See more