Battlestar Galactica: Season 4, Episode 20

Daybreak: Part 2 & 3 (20 Mar. 2009)

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A stripped down Galactica attacks the Cylon's Colony ship in the hopes of rescuing Hera. The meaning of the shared dream in the Opera House on Kobol is revealed. Sam Anders is moved in his ... See full summary »

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A stripped down Galactica attacks the Cylon's Colony ship in the hopes of rescuing Hera. The meaning of the shared dream in the Opera House on Kobol is revealed. Sam Anders is moved in his Hybrid tank to the CIC in the hopes that he will be able to assist the combatants. Their mission complete, Admiral Adama orders Starbuck to pick a destination - any destination - to which the ship can jump to get out of there. With that, the meaning of the tune and the musical notes are explained. Having successfully jumped, the old Galactica has truly reached the end of it's life. A planet capable of sustaining life is found and Lee Adama makes a radical proposal for the future of humankind. In a flash forward far into the future, Hera's importance to the human race is revealed. Written by garykmcd

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Towards the end of the episode, when the people are heading off in different directions and the camera slowly pans towards Karl, Sharon and Hera, if you look carefully at the bottom left of the screen, just as Karl says "There's game on this planet" an out of focus fly can be seen landing on the camera lens and move towards the corner edge of the screen. See more »

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They're supposed to be in Africa, yet near the end when Admiral Adama and the President get in the Raptor they're situated in front of a stand of paper birch. These are trees found only in North America. See more »

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Colonel Saul Tigh: [Adama is watching the cylons plug Samuel Anders into Galactica's systems] You know, it's still not too late to flush 'em all out the airlock
Admiral William Adama: It'd take too long.
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I really didn't like it.
21 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Did anyone else feel as betrayed as I did? The first hour or so was pretty solid but the last. Oh my god. It seemed like it was predictable and cheesy. Not grandiose and epic like the entire run of the show has been. Most reviews have read have been glowing but I really can't understand why. I had seriously predicted that general ending WAY earlier on but then retracted it because I thought "No, they would never do that, that's FAR too lame." I can hardly stand it. I feel so unsatisfied. I think i'm about to walk out the door to go sell every season I own. Someone please. Change my mind. I want to love this. SO bad. Someone tell me why I'm wrong. Great show. Terrible ending.


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