Battlestar Galactica: Season 1, Episode 13

Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2 (1 Apr. 2005)

TV Episode  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama
8.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.4/10 from 1,013 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Infuriated that Roslin usurped his command by ordering Starbuck to steal the captured Raider, Adama decides that his only option is to storm Colonial One with marines and terminate her presidency. Starbuck reaches Caprica and finds the Arrow of Apollo in a museum, but she has to go through a copy of Number Six to get it.

Director:

Writers:

(developed by), (teleplay), 5 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: October

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in October.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 47 titles
created 20 Mar 2011
 
a list of 5279 titles
created 10 Dec 2011
 
a list of 7207 titles
created 18 Apr 2012
 
a list of 22 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 44 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2 (01 Apr 2005)

Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2 (01 Apr 2005) on IMDb 8.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Battlestar Galactica.
« Previous Episode | 13 of 73 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Commander Adama is not amused when he finds out president Roslin convinced Starbuck to retrieve the Arrow of Apollo. He orders an attack on Colonial One to end her reign. To retrieve the Raptor away team crashed on the surface of Kobol, he sends Boomer and Racetrack. They're supposed to nuke the Cylon Basestar in a Raptor with a Cylon transponder. While Starbuck is approaching Caprica, Boomer mentions to Helo they're at the temple of Delphi. Somehow she seems to know the importance of the arrow of Apollo. She tells Helo their relationship is important and that she actually has feelings for him. To Dr. Baltar on the surface of Kobol it becomes clear why his Number Six wanted him there. She has some explaining to do. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

1 April 2005 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Went through a number of changes according to the Podcast commentary. Some of these early differences include: 1. Part One was to conclude with the Raptor crashing and Part Two would end with Starbuck stealing the Raider to finish the finale with a season-ending cliffhanger. This was changed when the original pacing wasn't working. 2. Originally, the ruins on Kobol were supposed to be a huge temple that was mirrored on Caprica. This was abandoned due to cost constraints. 3. What Baltar and Number Six experienced inside the ruins on Kobol went through a number of changes. Originally, Ron D. Moore proposed to the other writers that there was supposed to be a bright corridor of light. In a later version, there was to be complete darkness punctuated with music from a song recognizable by both the audience and the two explorers. Then, Dirk Benedict (Starbuck from the original "Battlestar Galactica" (1978)) was supposed appear and say something like, "Hi. I'm God." followed by TO BE CONTINUED... However, the other writers quickly disparaged the idea as implausible, and Ron D. Moore reluctantly agreed. 4. One concept that the writers liked, but were forced to abandon was the idea that the interior room of the ruins was to be located in "otherspace" or in a different spatial or dimensional location. See more »

Goofs

A camera man is clearly visible behind the Arrow of Apollo display case seconds before Starbuck shoots the glass. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Gaius Baltar: I don't understand.
Number Six: Life has a melody, Gaius... A rhythm of notes that become your existence once played in harmony with God's plan. It's time to do your part and realize your destiny.
Dr. Gaius Baltar: Which is what exactly?
Number Six: You are the guardian and protector of the new generation of God's children. First member of our family will be with us soon, Gaius. It's time to make your choice.
Dr. Gaius Baltar: But I don't understand what you're talking about. Really I don't understand.
Number Six: Come. See the face of the shape of things to come. ...
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Title Theme
Written by Richard Gibbs
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Coup, Mutiny and Leadership Destroyed
14 September 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When Commander Adama finds out that Starbuck was convinced by President Roslin to jump back to Caprica to retrieve Apollo's Arrow, he orders his men to arrest Roslin. They invade Colonial One and Captain Apollo does not obey the order and is also arrested for mutiny. Commander Adama also sends Boomer and Racetrack in a raptor with a Cylon transponder to drop a nuke on the Cylon starbase. However the bomb does not disengage, forcing Boomer to land in the starbase to release it manually. While on the deck, she discovers a secret about her origin. In Caprica, Boomer tells Helo that she is pregnant while in Kobol, Number Six exposes to Dr. Baltar the plans of God.

Only in this last episode of the First Season, Commander Adama finally removed the arrogant President Roslin from the position of president. The attitude of Apollo "defending democracy" is absolutely ridiculous: President Roslin was a Secretary of Education of the fortieth level of government that hated politics and has a terminal breast cancer. Therefore she is a person totally non-prepared for the important position especially in times of war. Further, she was not elected by the survivors but assumed the position without the preoccupation of promoting any election. Therefore what democracy is Apollo defending? The inner conflict of both Boomers is engaging and the best part of this series. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "O Último Vislumbre de Kobol – Parte 2" ("The Last Glimpse of Kobol - Part 2")


10 of 22 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Was the end really that bad? DoubleMcNulty
In that society, people aren't more mentally or physically advanced? Kaiser50
Rank the Seasons! drbaltar6
Karl Agathon the traitor Tunshar
Potential plot holes or am I missing something? LondoMollari1
Why would the cycle be any different this time around? seekquaze125
Discuss Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2 (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page