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Following the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol by the Cylons, a rag-tag fugitive fleet of the last remnants of mankind flees the pursuing Cylons while simultaneously searching for their true home: Earth.
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Top Rated TV #107 | Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Commander Adama 2 episodes, 2003
...  President Laura Roslin 2 episodes, 2003
...  Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace 2 episodes, 2003
...  Lee 'Apollo' Adama 2 episodes, 2003
...  Gaius Baltar 2 episodes, 2003
...  Number Six 2 episodes, 2003
...  Leoben Conoy 2 episodes, 2003
...  Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii 2 episodes, 2003
...  Col. Tigh 2 episodes, 2003
...  Doral 2 episodes, 2003
...  Billy 2 episodes, 2003
...  Crew Chief Tyrol 2 episodes, 2003
...  Transport Pilot 2 episodes, 2003
...  Elosha 2 episodes, 2003
...  Dualla 2 episodes, 2003
...  Boxey 2 episodes, 2003
...  CAG / ... 2 episodes, 2003
...  Gaeta 2 episodes, 2003
...  Cally 2 episodes, 2003
...  Prosna 2 episodes, 2003
...  Lt. Karl Agathon 2 episodes, 2003
Ginger Broatch ...  Cami 2 episodes, 2003
Alonso Oyarzun ...  Socinus 2 episodes, 2003
...  Capt. Kelly 2 episodes, 2003
...  Launch Officer 2 episodes, 2003
...  Armistice Officer 2 episodes, 2003
...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2003
...  Liner Captain 2 episodes, 2003
Brenda McDonald ...  Old Woman 2 episodes, 2003
...  Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 2003
...  Woman #1 2 episodes, 2003
...  Woman #2 2 episodes, 2003
...  Woman #3 2 episodes, 2003
...  Blonde Woman 2 episodes, 2003
...  Man #1 2 episodes, 2003
...  Man #2 2 episodes, 2003
Denzel Sinclaire ...  Man #3 2 episodes, 2003
...  Chantara 2 episodes, 2003
...  Chantara's Husband 2 episodes, 2003
...  Jr. Reporter 2 episodes, 2003
...  Giana 2 episodes, 2003
...  Pilot #1 2 episodes, 2003
Nahanni Arntzen ...  Pilot #2 2 episodes, 2003
...  Pilot #3 2 episodes, 2003
Ryan Nelson ...  Pilot #4 2 episodes, 2003
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It's been 40 years since the 12 colonies of mankind have heard from their progeny, the Cylons -- robotic creatures who rose up and declared war on their masters, then disappeared. In a sudden, devastating strike, the Cylons return and lay waste to the colonies, aided by human-looking Cylon variants and an unwitting fifth columnist. The attack forces Commander William Adama to call into action his museum-piece warship, the Battlestar Galactica, and soon its company of hotshot fighter pilots is blasting away at the invaders. But their best efforts can't prevent the colonies' obliteration. Fleeing the Cylon genocide, the Galactica leads a rag-tag fleet of survivors on a lonely quest to find humanity's fabled 13th colony -- a planet known as Earth. Written by John Colicos #6

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They look like us. They act like us. They want to destroy us. See more »


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8 December 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

When Laura Roslin is being told of her cancer by her doctor, one of the ship that passes by is Serenity, the ship in Joss Whedon's TV series Firefly and Serenity. See more »

Goofs

The floor of the starboard landing bay during the decommissioning ceremony changes from the standard runway in wide shots to the red walkway lines of the hangar bay. See more »

Quotes

Adama: [watching Dualla and Keikeya flirting across the bridge] They better start having babies.
Tigh: Is that an order?
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Crazy Credits

The stop-motion/cut-out animation R&D TV logo has Ronald D. Moore and David Eick taking turns to kill each other every week, with one partner making a proposal in gibberish and the other attacking him using items from a gorilla to a lance. See more »

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The Best Piece of Filmed Science Fiction Ever Made
30 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

Yeah, I know: a superlative. Curses to you both Ron Moore and David Eich- you have made it impossible for me to watch "Star Trek" again. Not since the first "Matrix" film in '99 have I sat at a screen and gaped in awe at the push my brain was given.

In three hours, we are introduced to a world, and a cast of characters, that are unrivaled in depth and seriousness. The story is compelling beyond belief. We are really there. We really care.

Topical, directed with talent and passion, and acted by people who deeply care about what they are creating, Battlestar Galactica sets the standard by which any filmed drama must be measured.

Nothing else will satisfy again. May BSG reign for years to come.


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