Battlestar Galactica: Season 2, Episode 7

Home: Part 2 (26 Aug. 2005)

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While Commander Adama tries to join Roslin's team on Kobol, Dr. Baltar's Number Six tells him he's crazy.



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Commander Adama is searching for the location of the Tomb of Athena so that he can reconcile with president Roslin. Along with Tyrol and Billy he takes a Raptor to Kobol. On Kobol Roslin's team is on their way to the tomb, facing a difficult journey. They are approaching a rock formation of which Boomer thinks is the Gates of Hera. Tom Zarek and his companion Meier still are planning to kill Lee Adama. Meier approaches Boomer to do the job. Meanwhile on Galactica, Number Six tells Dr. Baltar in the brig that a child will be born there. Baltar realizes how ridiculous the situation really is and calls his baby mythical. Suddenly Number Six tells him that he doesn't have a Cylon chip in his brain and that he actually is imagining her. Baltar runs to Dr. Cottle for tests. Written by Arnoud Tiele (

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Doctor Cottle: [to Gaius Baltar on an MRI table, who just had an outburst of yelling at no-one present ] Will you stop going crazy in there?
Doctor Gaius Baltar: [in the most paranoid voice imaginable] I'm not crazy!
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24 November 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As this second episode of a two-part story starts off President Roslin and the rest of her followers are heading to the Tomb of Athena on Kobol with Sharon Valerii acting as their guide. When Sharon is alone Zarek's friend Meier approaches her and tells her how Boomer was killed and her killer went virtually unpunished in an attempt to recruit her into his plot to kill Apollo. It looks like this scheme will have to be abandoned when Commander Adama and a group from Galactica finds them; Meier decides to continue against Zarek's instructions hoping to kill both Adama and his son. At first it looks as though Sharon will help him but she uses his plot as a means of proving her loyalty. Once this confrontation is over they manage to enter the tomb of Athena and this does indeed show them the direction they must head if they are to find Earth; it will be a long journey though. While this was happening on Kobol Baltar is having problems with 'Head Six'; she has told him that there is no Cylon chip in his head and is thus a sign that he is insane, this sends him off to see the less than sympathetic Dr. Cottle.

This was a good conclusion to this story, it was nice to see the fleet reunited and Roslin back as president; I was never too happy with the idea of martial law in the fleet even though it made the story interesting and set up some nice conflicts. Once again Grace Park put in a fine performance as Sharon, I was constantly changing my mind as to what she would ultimately do the first time I watched this episode. It was also fun watching James Callis and Tricia Helfer sparring as Baltar and 'Head Six' back on Galactica as he started to believe he might be going insane.

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