President Roslin arrives on Galactica as Boomer's Cylon side asserts itself, forcing her to sabotage Galactica's water supply against her will. A series of explosions leads to the loss of 60% of the water reserves and Commander Adama is compelled to introduce rationing and begin a search of nearby planetary systems for any H20 deposits. Written by
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In episodes #1.02, "Water" and #1.03 "Bastille Day", the Galactica crew needs to collect water from a frozen planet, a difficult job for which they seek to employ the services of prisoners traveling with the fleet. This bears a resemblance to episode #1.07 "Gun on Ice Planet Zero, part I" of the original Battlestar Galactica
where several prisoners with arctic survival skills are brought in to help rescue a downed pilot and destroy the eponymous gun down on the ice planet. See more
Referenced in The Plan