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Battlestar Galactica (2003) (TV Mini-Series)

Followed by 

Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007) (TV Movie)

Version of 

Battlestar Galactica (1978) (TV Series)

Remake of 

Battlestar Galactica (1978) (TV Series)
This is a remake of the original series.

Edited into 

Hollywood Burn (2006)


Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
spinoff series
Battlestar Galactica: Razor Flashbacks (2007) (TV Mini-Series)
spinoff series
Caprica (2009) (TV Series)
Battlestar Galactica Online (2010) (Video Game)
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome (2012) (TV Movie)
this is a spin off from the tv series


2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Numerous visual and stylistic influences.

Referenced in 

Jeopardy!: 2005 College Championship Quarterfinal Game 3 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Podcast Incorporated" category
The Office: E-Mail Surveillance (2005) (TV Episode)
Dwight's line
Bones: The Superhero in the Alley (2006) (TV Episode)
Hodgins mentions Battlestar Galactica when he's talking of graphic novels.
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
poster seen outside
Veronica Mars: Welcome Wagon (2006) (TV Episode)
Veronica meets a guy who uses the word "frak", and he explains it's the typical swear word from "Battlestar Galactica". Later, Veronica says "frak" when she's talking to Mac.
Gilmore Girls: That's What You Get, Folks, for Makin' Whoopee (2006) (TV Episode)
T.J. Cites his watching the show as evidence of his intelligence.
The O.C.: The Cold Turkey (2006) (TV Episode)
Seth asks the homeless guys who among them has seen the show.
Heroes: Chapter Nine 'Homecoming' (2006) (TV Episode)
One of the "unpopular voters" wears a "Battlestar Galactica" t-shirt
The Office: The Return (2007) (TV Episode)
One of Dwight's shirts has the logo from this show on it.
Veronica Mars: Poughkeepsie, Tramps and Thieves (2007) (TV Episode)
Veronica is hired by a guy who met the women that he loved at a "Battlestar Galactica" convention. The Cylons, their raiders, Number Six, the word "frak" and the famous quote "So say we all" are mentioned.
Screenwipe: Episode #3.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Primeval: Episode #1.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
Robson Arms: Mr. Lonely (2007) (TV Episode)
Fred and Alicia compare the series remake to the original.
Gaming Disasters: Survival Arts (Arcade) (2007) (TV Episode)
He makes a joke about how a background looks like a Battlestar Galactica convention.
Sydney White (2007)
Character refers to Admiral Adama being a Cylons
The Big Bang Theory: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
Sheldon wants to watch the Season 2 DVDs "with commentary"
The Office: Survivor Man (2007) (TV Episode)
Michael wears a sweatshirt with this show's logo
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard (2007) (Video)
Edward James Olmos calles Deckard a Cylon instead of a Replicant
Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers (2007) (Video)
Cylons are mentioned as being influenced by Blade Runner
Scrubs: My Number One Doctor (2007) (TV Episode)
The "Battlestar Galactica" episode guide
Robson Arms: Positivity (2008) (TV Episode)
Sault mentions the show by name.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #15.64 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during "Nerding it Up for Pierre".
The House Bunny (2008)
natalie mentions this to colby while eating a hot dog
The Venture Bros.: The Family That Slays Together, Stays Together: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
General Treister tells the O.S.I. agents not to use one of the tv monitors because it is programmed to record Battlestar Galactica.
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.5 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the tv-series in his review of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008) (VG)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.12 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 question
The Big Bang Theory: The Barbarian Sublimation (2008) (TV Episode)
Howard says, "Oh, Frak!"
The Office: Business Ethics (2008) (TV Episode)
Jim talks about Battlestar Galactica with Andy
Saints Row 2 (2008) (Video Game)
When going through "Apollo's" fast-food drive-through, the cashier says "Enjoy your meal! So say we all!"
The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper-Nowitzki Theorem (2008) (TV Episode)
Ramona does not allow Sheldon to watch BSG on TV.
American Dad!: Escape from Pearl Bailey (2008) (TV Episode)
Choosing the futuristic sci-fi costumes they'll be wearing to mess with people at the Renaissance Fair, the kids have narrowed their choices down to, among the others, Viper Pilots from this TV Show
NCIS: Cloak (2008) (TV Episode)
McGee calls Agent Lee a Cylon.
Heroes Unmasked: Action! (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Séries express: Episode #2.14 (2008) (TV Episode)
Robot Chicken: Help Me (2008) (TV Episode)
Ronald D. Moore is said to be the creator of Battlestar Galatica, appears
Séries express: Episode #2.18 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Music of 'Battlestar Galactica' (2009) (Video)
This is a documentary about the original score to 'Battlestar Galactica'
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The Big Bang Theory: The Terminator Decoupling (2009) (TV Episode)
Leonard teases Sheldon by saying, "We'll just erase the first season of 'Battlestar.'"
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Predator (2009) (TV Episode)
The "eye" of the Predator Drone swishes back and forth just like the Cylon Raiders. The front of the drone even resembles the raiders.
Séries express: Episode #2.30 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Big Bang Theory: The Dead Hooker Juxtaposition (2009) (TV Episode)
Penny offers to watch it with the boys.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Space Oddity (2009) (TV Episode)
the dark "Astro Quest Redux" is stylistically similar and provoked a similar fanboy backlash; in-joke as its producer Ronald D. Moore is the first to condemn the remake
30 Rock: The Ones (2009) (TV Episode)
Elisa wears a T-shirt with "What The Frak?" on the front and the Colonial seal on the back.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.142 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Séries express: Episode #2.35 (2009) (TV Episode)
The WorSub Films Variety Hour (2009) (Video)
In episode three, Tim uses the word "Frack", the made-up swear word from the Battlestar universe.
Dancing with the Stars: Round Ten: Final Results (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeffrey Ross refers to the series regarding a costume
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Marriage of Hercules and Xena (2009) (TV Episode)
Linkara imitating Lucy Lawless: "I could get a job on Battlestar Galactica."
Séries express: Episode #2.43 (2009) (TV Episode)
Evolution of a Cue (2009) (Video)
Describes the music of the show
Eureka: It's Not Easy Being Green (2009) (TV Episode)
Fargo says "Frak!" upon seeing he's been turned green.
King of the Hill: The Boy Can't Help It (2009) (TV Episode)
Boomhauer says that Spongy's contraption of four shopping carts is "Like a dang ol' Battlecart Galactica, man."
Gossip Girl: The Freshmen (2009) (TV Episode)
Indie Nerd #1 says that "Battlestar kicks TNG's ass."
American Dad!: Moon Over Isla Island (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by steve
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor (2009) (TV Episode)
Seth Myers mentions a Battlestar Galactica nightie on Weekend Update
The Big Bang Theory: The Cornhusker Vortex (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon has a toaster that draws Cylon centurion faces on the bread
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "TV for Short"
Supernatural: Changing Channels (2009) (TV Episode)
When Sam is trapped inside the Impala, the red light on the front of the car imitates the roving red eye of a cylon
The Big Bang Theory: The Vengeance Formulation (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Howard when he says he wants Katee Sackhoff
Continue?: Universal Soldier (2009) (TV Episode)
Nick wears a Battlestar Galactica T-shirt.
Heroes: Chapter Twelve 'Upon This Rock' (2010) (TV Episode)
Hiro says, "Citizens of Caprica, you are saved. The Cylon has been defeated."
The Big Bang Theory: The Psychic Vortex (2010) (TV Episode)
Leonard angrily lasers a Cylon centurion action figure
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler (2010) (TV Episode)
Battlestar Galactica is mentioned in dialogue, and Sarah wears a "Frak Off" T-shirt
Big Bang Theory: A XXX Parody (2010) (Video)
Sheldon suggests a BSG marathon specifically, "the continuing saga of the Battlestar Galactica weekly episodes airing from 2004 to 2009"
Criminal Minds: Exit Wounds (2010) (TV Episode)
When the satellite system goes down, Garcia utters the word "Frak" which was a common expletive used on the reimagined "Battlestar Galactica (2004)" series.
Hiccups: You Shmooze, You Lose (2010) (TV Episode)
Stan asks Anna to tape "Battlestar Galactica" for him while he's at the award show.
Warehouse 13: Mild Mannered (2010) (TV Episode)
The comic book shop owner says, "Boo frakking hoo!"
Eureka: The Ex-Files (2010) (TV Episode)
James Callis' character mentions a tall, leggy blonde in a red dress.
Warehouse 13: Vendetta (2010) (TV Episode)
Claudia says "I have no frakking idea."
Mad: TransBOREmores/Star Wars: The Groan Wars (2010) (TV Episode)
A Cylon centurion is one of the party guests.
The Big Bang Theory: The Hot Troll Deviation (2010) (TV Episode)
Actress Katee Sackhoff is wearing Starbuck's flightsuit and asks "Why am I wearing my Battlestar Galactica (2004) flightsuit in bed?" She also uses the word "frak" when talking with George Takei
The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear (2010) (TV Special)
Stephen puts up a photo of Six as part of his reasons to be fearful
Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazing Fantasy #15 (2010) (TV Episode)
"...and then wait for Battlestar Galactica to be invented."
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Fracked (2010) (TV Episode)
The reporter asks Langston if he has heard of "fracking". He then states that it "sounds like a sci-fi expletive". Note also that Det. Reed is played by Katee Sackhoff who plays Starbuck in BSG.
Misfits: Episode #2.3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Simon tells Nathan that he just bought the Battlestar Galactica DVD box set.
No Ordinary Family: No Ordinary Anniversary (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue from Katie
The Cinema Snob: Star Odyssey (2011) (TV Episode)
"At least they took a break from ripping off Star Wars to rip off Battlestar Galactica."
Pastewka: Der Antrag (2011) (TV Episode)
Pastewka wants to watch it, Anne gives Pastewka the DVD Box as present
Nostalgia Critic: Rad (2011) (TV Episode)
"...where the bikers put on their finest Battlestar Galactica attire."
Killer Mountain (2011) (TV Movie)
Frack said by Aaron Douglas who was in Battlestar Galactica
God Bless America (2011)
Frank says Roxy strikes him more as a "the new Battlestar Galactica" fan
Warehouse 13: Shadows (2011) (TV Episode)
Claudia uses the expletive made famous by that show.
80's Dan: Halloween III: Season of the Witch (2011) (TV Episode)
Mrs. Crabtree tells Dan her costume is Starbuck, though he mistakes it for the Dirk Benedict version."
American Dad!: A Ward Show (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Conan: The Illiterate Merderer (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Chris Hardwick during his interview
Leverage: The Last Dam Job (2012) (TV Episode)
Chaos demands Parker to dress up as Starbuck from Battlestar Galactica for him to join the group, but would also accept Sophie as Counselor Troi.
New Girl: Backslide (2012) (TV Episode)
Jess wonders if she is a Cylon, specifically of the kind who is unaware of it until 'triggered'. The first of these 'sleeper' Cylons was seen in the full series, not in the mini-series that preceded it.
Parks and Recreation: Win, Lose, or Draw (2012) (TV Episode)
Andy lists "New Caprica" as a potential place to live
Written by a Kid: Fire City (2012) (TV Episode)
Like his character in Battlestar Galactica, Aaron Douglas plays a character who creates a race of humanlike servants and ends up becoming immortal. The final scene of the film is reminiscent of what occurred on Kobol in Galactica.
Castle: The Final Frontier (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue, Castle also references Tricia Helfer's "number 6" character.
Syfy 20th Anniversary Special (2012) (TV Special)
Series is discussed.
Blackcat Riffs: Health- Your Posture (2013) (TV Episode)
"A Centron Production. Sounds like something from Battlestar: Galactica."
Face Off: Alien Apocalypse (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Poker Night 2 (2013) (Video Game)
Sam says "Frakking Frell"
Blackcatloner Reviews: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner comments that the Klingons' metal helmets makes them look like the Cylons in this series.
Man of Steel (2013)
numerous visual and thematic references by the same design team
Chicago Fire: A Power Move (2013) (TV Episode)
Cylon mentioned/poster seen
Apollo & Thor (2013) (Short)
Commander Adama Character
Spun Out: Parental Indiscretion (2014) (TV Episode)
When they are fighting at the end of episode, Dave says that Claudia has "the soul of a toaster". Tricia Helfer plays a Cylon on Battle Star Galactica where the humans call the Cylons "toasters".
Warehouse 13: Secret Services (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Pete.
Maps to the Stars (2014)
Blue Matrix - the sci-fi TV show that Jerome has a part on - is compared to Battlestar Galactica.
Face Off: American Gangster (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Tosh.0: Bryan Silva (Gratata) (2014) (TV Episode)
Tosh says "fracking"
Z Nation: Fracking Zombies (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
CollegeHumor Originals: The Official List of What You Have to Watch (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the shows on the mandatory or optional list.
Stretch (2014)
Karl recurrently appears as a hallucination to Stretch in a way Number 6 was to Baltar
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mitt Romney/Grace Helbig/G-Unit (2015) (TV Episode)
In his monologue, Jimmy notes that the series' president is regarded more favorably than President Obama
Supernatural: Book of the Damned (2015) (TV Episode)
Charlie says "frakking", the curse word used on Battle Star Galactica.
Family Guy: Roasted Guy (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Matt Dillon/Tatiana Maslany/Will Butler (2015) (TV Episode)
The reboot is mentioned in the Back in My Day segment
Ted 2 (2015)
a Viper Mark II mockup is on display at Comic-Con.
Significant Mother: Mixed Doubles (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Geeks Who Drink: Felicia Day vs. Dexter Darden (2015) (TV Episode)
a question involves the number of Tricia Helfer's character on the show
Geeks Who Drink: Harold Perrineau vs. Zachary Knighton (2015) (TV Episode)
Zachary Levi says that we'll be enslaved by Cylons in 2026, but those will be happy days if you've seen Tricia Helfer
Geeks Who Drink: Tricia Helfer vs. Kevin Weisman (2015) (TV Episode)
Tricia Helfer is introduced as being from the show
Portlandia: Inside Portlandia (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Degrassi: Next Class: #NoFilter (2016) (TV Episode)
Grace says she'll watch "Scandal" if Zoe watches "Battlestar".
Offline - Das Leben ist kein Bonuslevel (2016)
Battlestar Galactica toys can be seen in Deniz's room
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm Back at Camp with Josh! (2016) (TV Episode)
Greg says Ashley was on the show.
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Bokeem Woodbine (2016) (TV Episode)
TV series and star Katee Sackhoff mentioned.
Legends of Tomorrow: Invasion! (2016) (TV Episode)
Felicity says, "Oh, frak."
The Babysitter (2017)
Cole choses Admiral Adama to lead his intergalactic dream team.
The Flash: Mixed Signals (2017) (TV Episode)
Cisco says, "Frak me!"
Star Trek: The Mirror Frontier (2017) (Short)
It is referenced.
Hell's Kitchen: Catch of the Day (2017) (TV Episode)
title on-screen when Aleks Paunovic appears
The Magicians: The Tales of the Seven Keys (2018) (TV Episode)
Eliot says Margo is Grace Park from season 1 of this series

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #36.10 (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD release of Season 1 reviewed + footage used
Screenwipe: Episode #3.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Bionic Woman: Paradise Lost (2007) (TV Episode)
Battlestar Galactica is on the television in the house where the survivor is found.
Mister President (2008) (TV Movie)
clips shown and discussed
United States of Tara: Transition (2009) (TV Episode)
heard playing on TV
30 Rock: Stone Mountain (2009) (TV Episode)
Jenna joins the writers in watching this show
Atop the Fourth Wall: Strange Adventures #136 (2010) (TV Episode)
Cylon is mentioned when Linkara says robots are given a bad rap.
Portlandia: One Moore Episode (2012) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
Atop the Fourth Wall: Battlestar Galactica #1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"No, no, not that one. And the theme song is wrong, they never had a plan."
The Real History of Science Fiction: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Blockbuster Buster: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
ERod jokes that this is what happened to the humans in the Robots universe
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top Robot Girlfriends W/DEATH BATTLE's Wiz! (2018) (TV Episode)
Number Six is the #6 pick.

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Rabbits on a Roller Coaster (2007) (TV Episode)
"Frakking Galactica" sketch.
American Dad!: Escape from Pearl Bailey (2008) (TV Episode)
Trying to escape from the drama geeks, Snot reminds his friends that the best way to destroy a Cylon Fleet is by taking out its basestar
That Mitchell and Webb Look: Episode #4.6 (2010) (TV Episode)
A race of too-obvious robots infiltrate a space vessel, and everyone fails to notice.
Continue?: Captain Skyhawk (NES) (2012) (TV Episode)
The relationship between Gaius Baltar and Number Six is parodied.

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