On the Rising Star, Three Borellian Nomen on a Blood Hunt are searching for a certain Captain Dimitri. Their prey, an old con artist now calling himself Chameleon, convinces Starbuck there is a chance he might be his long lost father in order to sneak past his pursuers and onto the Galactica. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
contacted producer Donald P. Bellisario
to ask if he could play a small guest part to please his grandchildren, who were enormous fans of the show. Bellisario enthusiastically responded: "Mr. Astaire, I will write a two-hour episode around you!" It eventually became just one hour. See more
In the scene after Chameleon, played by Fred Astaire, shoots the Vipers missiles off down the launch tubes knocking over Starbuck in a cloud of smoke, you can see him go to Starbuck and ask him if he is OK and talk with him. You never see him help Starbuck up, but when the film jumps, Starbuck is sitting up on the platform all of a sudden. See more
Chameleon. I'm Starbuck, and er, this is my conscience, Apollo.