List of Battlestar Galactica (reimagined series) episodes

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The reimagined Battlestar Galactica was initially unveiled as a science fiction miniseries which was first broadcast on the Sci Fi Channel on December 8, 2003. It spawned a regular television series which premiered on Sky One in the United Kingdom and Ireland on October 18, 2004 and on Sci Fi Channel in the U.S. on January 14, 2005. The miniseries and the first three seasons have been released on DVD in both the U.S. and United Kingdom. The miniseries and episodes are also available for download in the United States through online services such as the iTunes Store and Xbox Live.

This is a complete list of episodes for the reimagined Battlestar Galactica television series, in chronological order. All titles are provided by the studio, although these titles are not mentioned on screen in the episodes themselves.


[edit] List of Battlestar Galactica seasons

Season Episodes Webisodes Originally aired First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
Miniseries 2 2003 – 2004 February 17, 2004 December 8, 2003
Season 1 13 2004 – 2005 October 18, 2004 January 14, 2005
Season 2 20 2005 – 2006 January 10, 2006 July 15, 2005
Season 3 20 10 2006 – 2007 January 9, 2007 October 6, 2006
Razor [a] 2 7 2007 December 18, 2007 November 24, 2007
Season 4 20 10 2008 – 2009 April 15, 2008 April 4, 2008
The Plan 1 2009 2009 2009
  • [a] Razor, though being a television movie, is considered to be the first two episodes of season 4, hence the fourth season is technically 22 episodes and runs from 2007 to 2009.

[edit] Miniseries

Battlestar Galactica was a three hour long miniseries which acted as the backdoor pilot for the subsequent 2004 television series. The pilot was written by Ronald D. Moore who reinvented or, as Moore describes it, "reimagined" the concepts which drove the original 1978 series. It premiered in the US over two nights (December 3 and 4, 2003) and received critical acclaim and, at the time, was the most-watched program ever to air on the US Sci Fi Channel.

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
001 N/A Part 1 Michael Rymer Ronald D. Moore February 17, 2004 December 8, 2003
The decommissioning of the Battlestar Galactica is interrupted by a surprise attack on the Twelve Colonies by the Cylons.
002 N/A Part 2 Michael Rymer Ronald D. Moore February 17, 2004 December 9, 2003
As the Colonies continue to take heavy losses at the hands of the Cylons, Galactica attempts to regroup with the remaining Colonial ships in order to launch a counterattack.

[edit] Season 1

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
101 1 33 Michael Rymer Ronald D. Moore October 18, 2004 January 14, 2005
Following the exodus of humans from the Colonies, the fleet is attacked by the Cylons every 33 minutes as the survivors cope with their losses, compounded by their lack of sleep.
102 2 Water Marita Grabiak Ronald D. Moore October 25, 2004 January 14, 2005
An explosion onboard Galactica forces an emergency search for water.
103 3 Bastille Day Allan Kroeker Toni Graphia November 1, 2004 January 21, 2005
As water riots break out in the fleet, Apollo tries to convince prisoners aboard the Astral Queen to help with collecting the water; however, the appearance of a famous terrorist complicates his plans.
104 4 Act of Contrition Rod Hardy Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
November 8, 2004 January 28, 2005
An accident on the hangar deck forces Starbuck to begin training new pilots, bringing back old memories of her training of Zak Adama.
105 5 You Can't Go Home Again Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Carla Robinson November 15, 2004 February 4, 2005
As Starbuck attempts to escape the barren planet she has been stranded on, Adama and Apollo risk everything to find her, putting them at odds with Tigh and Roslin.
106 6 Litmus Rod Hardy Jeff Vlaming November 22, 2004 February 11, 2005
A Cylon suicide bomber prompts Adama to form an independent tribunal to investigate the Cylon threat in the fleet.
107 7 Six Degrees of Separation Robert Young Michael Angeli November 29, 2004 February 18, 2005
Baltar comes under investigation when Number Six appears in real life, accusing Baltar of helping the Cylons achieve the genocide of humanity and destruction of the Colonies.
108 8 Flesh and Bone Brad Turner Toni Graphia December 6, 2004 February 25, 2005
Starbuck interrogates a captured Cylon as Roslin begins to have strange visions of the same Cylon.
109 9 Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down Edward James Olmos Jeff Vlaming December 13, 2004 March 4, 2005
As Roslin investigates the possibility of Adama being a Cylon, Tigh receives a visitor from the past.
110 10 The Hand of God Jeff Woolnough Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
January 3, 2005 March 11, 2005
With the fleet running desperately low on fuel, the crew of the Galactica begin to plan an ambitious operation to capture a heavily guarded Cylon-controlled tylium asteroid.
111 11 Colonial Day Jonas Pate Carla Robinson January 10, 2005 March 18, 2005
To celebrate the anniversary of the Articles of Colonization, Roslin reconstitutes the Quorum of Twelve; however, the election of Tom Zarek to the Quorum creates a political crisis for Roslin.
112 12 Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 1 Michael Rymer David Eick &
Ronald D. Moore
January 17, 2005 March 25, 2005
The discovery of the lost birthplace of humanity causes a split between Roslin and Adama.
113 13 Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2 Michael Rymer David Eick &
Ronald D. Moore
January 24, 2005 April 1, 2005
The political crisis between Roslin and Adama forces Apollo to make a difficult decision, as Starbuck returns to Caprica on a mission for Roslin.

[edit] Season 2

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
201 14 Scattered Michael Rymer David Weddle &
Bradley Thompson
January 10, 2006 July 15, 2005
With Adama in sickbay, Tigh takes command of Galactica, but is quickly plunged into a crisis when the fleet and Galactica jump to separate locations.
202 15 Valley of Darkness Michael Rymer David Weddle &
Bradley Thompson
January 17, 2006 July 22, 2005
A Cylon boarding party wreaks havoc throughout the ship, while the stranded crewmen on Kobol struggle to stay alive.
203 16 Fragged Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Dawn Prestwich &
Nicole Yorkin
January 24, 2006 July 29, 2005
Tigh, overwhelmed by the responsibilities of command, deals with the growing political tension throughout the fleet.
204 17 Resistance Allan Kroeker Toni Graphia January 31, 2006 August 5, 2005
Tigh's imposition of martial law sparks protests in the fleet. Meanwhile, Starbuck and Helo discover additional survivors on Caprica.
205 18 The Farm Rod Hardy Carla Robinson February 7, 2006 August 12, 2005
Adama and Roslin fight for the hearts and minds of the fleet's population, as Starbuck finds herself trapped in a supposed resistance hospital.
206 19 Home: Part 1 Sergio Mimica-Gezzan David Eick February 14, 2006 August 19, 2005
With Starbuck's return, Roslin begins her quest to find the Tomb of Athena, while Adama struggles to replace crewmen lost to Roslin's mutiny.
207 20 Home: Part 2 Jeff Woolnough David Eick &
Ronald D. Moore
February 21, 2006 August 26, 2005
Roslin and her followers continue their search for the Tomb of Athena on Kobol as Adama travels there to reunite the fleet.
208 21 Final Cut Robert Young Mark Verheiden February 28, 2006 September 9, 2005
An ambitious journalist in the fleet is given unlimited access to Galactica and her crew.
209 22 Flight of the Phoenix Michael Nankin David Weddle &
Bradley Thompson
March 7, 2006 September 16, 2005
Galactica's crew fights to contain a Cylon computer virus spreading throughout the ship while Tyrol launches a project to build a new fighter.
210 23 Pegasus Michael Rymer Anne Cofell Saunders March 14, 2006 September 23, 2005
With the arrival of the Battlestar Pegasus, the fleet is exuberant. However, Adama soon worries about Admiral Cain, Pegasus's commanding officer and Adama's superior, in command of the fleet.
211 24 Resurrection Ship: Part 1 Michael Rymer Anne Cofell Saunders &
Michael Rymer
March 21, 2006 January 6, 2006
The conflict between Galactica and Pegasus is put on hold with the discovery of a vital Cylon ship.
212 25 Resurrection Ship: Part  2 Michael Rymer Michael Rymer &
Ronald D. Moore
March 21, 2006 January 13, 2006
The battle to destroy the Resurrection Ship begins as both Adama and Cain make plans to seize complete command of the military.
213 26 Epiphanies Rod Hardy Joel Anderson Thompson March 28, 2006 January 20, 2006
Roslin lies on her deathbed, recalling her last day on Caprica with startling revelations. Meanwhile a group of sympathizers want to make peace with the Cylons.
214 27 Black Market James Head Mark Verheiden April 4, 2006 January 27, 2006
The death of a senior Colonial officer prompts Apollo to lead an investigation into the rampant black market in the fleet.
215 28 Scar Michael Nankin David Weddle &
Bradley Thompson
April 11, 2006 February 3, 2006
Starbuck's mental state is in question as Galactica's fighters are hunted by a veteran Cylon raider known as "Scar".
216 29 Sacrifice Rey Villalobos Anne Cofell Saunders April 18, 2006 February 10, 2006
Terrorists take hostages aboard Cloud 9, demanding the handover of the Cylon onboard Galactica.
217 30 The Captain's Hand Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Jeff Vlaming April 25, 2006 February 17, 2006
Apollo and Starbuck struggle with the overbearing new commander of Pegasus as Roslin makes a decision on a very hot political issue following the arrival of a stowaway on Galactica.
218 31 Downloaded Jeff Woolnough Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
May 2, 2006 February 24, 2006
Roslin and Adama struggle to decide what to do with the Cylon/Human hybrid as Sharon goes into labor. Meanwhile, Caprica-Six and Boomer are downloaded and reborn on Caprica.
219 32 Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 1 Michael Rymer Ronald D. Moore May 9, 2006 March 3, 2006
With the presidential elections weeks away, a new discovery could turn the entire election around. Meanwhile, Starbuck leads a team back to Caprica to rescue the resistance fighters.
220 33 Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2 Michael Rymer Anne Cofell-Saunders &
Mark Verheiden
May 16, 2006 March 10, 2006
With the elections underway, Starbuck returns from her mission along with a Cylon who delivers an unexpected message to Adama and Roslin.

[edit] Webisodes: The Resistance

A series of ten short webisodes released online semi-weekly as promotional material in advance of season 3. Each of the webisodes chronicle some of the missing timeline between the end of season 2 and beginning of season 3. The original title of this series was to be Battlestar Galactica: Crossroads ("Crossroads" was later used as the title of the third-season finale).

Prod. # Series # Parts Title Directed by Written by First webisode Final Webisode
N/A N/A 10 The Resistance Wayne Rose Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
September 5, 2006 October 5, 2006
The Cylons' occupation of New Caprica results in the formation of a human resistance movement determined to undermine the Cylons' attempt to assimilate the remainder of humanity along with the recently surfaced New Caprica Police.

[edit] Season 3

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
301 34 Occupation Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Ronald D. Moore January 9, 2007 October 6, 2006
Four months into the Cylon occupation of New Caprica, the resistance continues to attack both Cylons and collaborators. Meanwhile, Adama and Apollo argue over the plan to rescue the colonists.
302 35 Precipice Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Ronald D. Moore January 9, 2007 October 6, 2006
The morality of suicide bombings is debated among the resistance leaders as the Cylons enact harsh measures on the civilian population in an effort to quell the growing insurgency.
303 36 Exodus: Part 1 Félix Enríquez Alcalá Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
January 16, 2007 October 13, 2006
Both the resistance fighters on New Caprica and those within the fleet make final preparations for the evacuation of the planet, while a Number Three has strange dreams which lead her to a human oracle.
304 37 Exodus: Part 2 Félix Enríquez Alcalá Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
January 23, 2007 October 20, 2006
With the return of the Galactica, the insurgents on New Caprica begin an all-out uprising in an attempt to evacuate the stranded colonists.
305 38 Collaborators Michael Rymer Mark Verheiden January 30, 2007 October 27, 2006
The Circle, a secret tribunal onboard Galactica, decides the fate of Colonials who collaborated with the Cylons during the occupation of New Caprica.
306 39 Torn Jean De Segonzac Anne Cofell Saunders February 6, 2007 November 3, 2006
As Starbuck and Tigh seed discontent among Galactica's crew, Baltar attempts to help the Cylons deal with a virus spreading among their race.
307 40 A Measure of Salvation Bill Eagles Michael Angeli February 13, 2007 November 10, 2006
With the discovery of a dying Cylon Basestar, Adama and Roslin debate the morality of deploying a biological weapon against the Cylons with the intention of eradicating them.
308 41 Hero Michael Rymer David Eick February 20, 2007 November 17, 2006
Adama confronts one of the darkest moments of his career when "Bulldog" Novacek, a pilot who was thought to have died years ago during a secret mission, escapes the Cylons and arrives on Galactica.
309 42 Unfinished Business Robert Young Michael Taylor February 27, 2007 December 1, 2006
In order to ease tensions among the crew, Galactica holds boxing matches between various crew members, while flashbacks detail Apollo and Starbuck's falling out on New Caprica.
310 43 The Passage Michael Nankin Jane Espenson March 6, 2007 December 8, 2006
When the fleet's food supply is contaminated, Galactica's pilots must lead the ships through a hazardous star cluster. Meanwhile, Kat must suddenly confront a dark secret from her past.
311 44 The Eye of Jupiter Michael Rymer Mark Verheiden March 13, 2007 December 15, 2006
While collecting algae on a barren planet to use as food, Tyrol discovers the Temple of Five, built by the thirteenth tribe. However, a tense standoff ensues when the Cylons arrive looking for the temple.
312 45 Rapture Michael Rymer Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
March 20, 2007 January 21, 2007
The human-Cylon standoff over the mysterious Eye of Jupiter has reached a breaking point. On the algae planet, D'Anna, Baltar, Brother Cavil, and a team of Centurions prepare to assault the Temple of Five, where the Eye supposedly lies hidden.
313 46 Taking a Break from All
Your Worries
Edward James Olmos Michael Taylor March 27, 2007 January 28, 2007
Baltar is interrogated aboard Galactica, while a makeshift bar called "Joe's" in the hangar deck becomes popular and the relationship problems of Apollo, Dualla, Starbuck and Anders unfold.
314 47 The Woman King Michael Rymer Michael Angeli April 3, 2007 February 11, 2007
Helo investigates a doctor tending to civilian refugees that may be harming Sagittaron patients.
315 48 A Day in the Life Rod Hardy Mark Verheiden April 10, 2007 February 18, 2007
Cally and Tyrol are trapped in an area with a dangerous hull breach; Adama struggles with troubling memories of his wife on their anniversary.
316 49 Dirty Hands‎ Wayne Rose Jane Espenson &
Anne Cofell Saunders
April 17, 2007 February 25, 2007
After an accident nearly kills President Roslin, Tyrol defies Adama to demand safer working conditions throughout the fleet - and makes himself the rallying point for a strike.
317 50 Maelstrom Michael Nankin Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
April 24, 2007 March 4, 2007
Starbuck's past comes back to haunt her when Adama has doubts about her fitness for duty.
318 51 The Son Also Rises Robert Young Michael Angeli April 24, 2007 March 11, 2007
When Baltar's representatives face assassination attempts, Adama asks Apollo to protect Baltar's lawyer.
319 52 Crossroads: Part 1 Michael Rymer Michael Taylor May 1, 2007 March 18, 2007
Tensions mount as Baltar's trial begins. Caprica Six stirs memories of Colonel Tigh's wife.
320 53 Crossroads: Part 2 Michael Rymer Mark Verheiden May 1, 2007 March 25, 2007
Gaius Baltar's trial concludes. The fleet jumps into the Ionian nebula, and four of the final five Cylons discover their own true identities.

[edit] Webisodes: Razor Flashbacks

In 2007, starting in October and concluding mid-November, SciFi Channel released a series of seven short "webisodes" (or "featurettes" as described in their credits) called the Razor Flashbacks. The URL for each webisode suggests that the internal name may actually be Takeover. They featured a young Lt. William Adama (played by Nico Cortez), and original-series-style Cylons and Vipers near the end of the First Cylon War. The bulk of the vignettes take place in Adama's fighter pilot days but the series concludes with a scene of Commander Adama reminiscing on the flashbacks set just before the Galactica's soon-to-be-aborted decommissioning ceremony begins.

The webisodes were written by Michael Taylor and directed by Wayne Rose for the first two episodes and by Félix Alcalá for the last five. They were first made available directly from the official series homepage at[1] and were later included on the Razor DVD. These webisodes are somewhat independent and are not simply excerpted from Razor, although Razor integrates approximately half of the webisode material directly. The webisodes are also available as free downloads on the Xbox Live Marketplace, some of which are featured in high-definition 720p resolution.

Prod. # Series # Parts Title Directed by Written by First webisode Final webisode
N/A N/A 7 Razor Flashbacks Wayne Rose &
Félix Enríquez Alcalá
Michael Taylor October 5, 2007 November 16, 2007
During the later stages of the First Cylon War, a young Lt. William Adama discovers, by chance, an abandoned lab where the Cylons conducted gruesome experiments with live human subjects.

[edit] Season 4

According to SciFi Wire, the SciFi Channel ordered 22 episodes to be made for season four, an increase from 13 as originally announced. The production of the season 4 initially began May 2007. A special TV movie (or "extended episode") premiered November 24, 2007 and was released on DVD a short time later. The rest of the season began April 4, 2008 but because of the WGA strike, it was postponed but was announced to continue January, 2009. Season 4 episodes were added (and in some cases re-added) to iTunes in SD and HD format, along with the miniseries and all the other Seasons on September 9, 2008.

[edit] Razor (TV movie)

Battlestar Galactica: Razor was the first television film based on the 2003 reimagining of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The movie was filmed as the first two episodes of the 22 in the production order of Season 4, but was broadcast six months before the rest of the season on November 24, 2007. It was released in an extended form on DVD shortly after. Razor doesn't directly carry on from the events at the end of season three but follows several narrative threads set earlier in the series; the main framing story is set between "The Captain's Hand" and "Downloaded", but most of the film details the sparsely-known history of the Pegasus from just prior to the Cylon attack up until Admiral Cain's demise. Razor was also intended to act as a backdrop for season four by seeding subtle insights of events yet to occur despite its apparent discontinuity between the preceding and successive seasons.

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
401/402 54/55 Razor Félix Enríquez Alcalá Michael Taylor December 18, 2007 November 24, 2007
A series of flashbacks reveal the chronicles of the Battlestar Pegasus and its crew from the initial Cylon attack on the Twelve Colonies up to its meeting with Galactica while Lee's new XO deals with the harsh reality of Admiral Cain's legacy.

[edit] Episodes 3 to 12

Only the first 12 episodes of season four (including Razor, which is technically the first two episodes of the 22 ordered for season 4[2] [3]) were filmed before the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike halted production of all scripted TV shows.

For the 10 regular episodes, Battlestar Galactica averaged a 1.7 Nielsen household rating, 2.2 million total viewers, 1.6 million viewers in the 25-to-54-year-old demographic, and 1.5 million viewers in the coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic.[4] This represented an increase of 13 percent in household rating, 11 percent in total viewers, 14 percent in viewers aged 25-to-54, and 6 percent in viewers aged 18-to-49 over the same set of episodes in Season 3.[4] It was the best showing for the series in the 25-to-54 and 18-to-49 demographics since the first half of Season 2 (July to September 2005).[4] Season 4 also saw an increase in female viewers. The series saw an increase of 23 percent in female viewers aged 18-to-49 and an increase of 25 percent in female viewers aged 25-to-54 versus the last 10 episodes of Season 3; the top four episodes of Battlestar Galactica in terms of female viewership all aired in Season 4.[4]

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
403 56 He That Believeth in Me Michael Rymer Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
April 15, 2008 April 4, 2008
Starbuck returns to the Galactica and faces doubt from her former crew members as she tries to convince them she knows the way to Earth. Meanwhile Baltar takes up residence with a faction of his followers who believe he can save a young boy suffering from viral encephalitis.
404 57 Six of One Anthony Hemingway Michael Angeli April 15, 2008 April 11, 2008
Starbuck faces the repercussions of her armed confrontation with President Roslin and loses the confidence of most of the crew. After learning the Final Five models are within the colonial fleet, a Number Six model named Natalie leads a coup within the Cylon hierarchy.
405 58 The Ties That Bind Michael Nankin Michael Taylor April 22, 2008 April 18, 2008
While Starbuck commands a lone freighter in her desperate search for Earth, political intrigue and marital discord aboard the Galactica are paralleled by deep rifts in the Cylons' solidarity.
406 59 Escape Velocity Edward James Olmos Jane Espenson April 29, 2008 April 25, 2008
Baltar's monotheistic cult activities expand, sparking political discord at the Quorum of Twelve, and possibly a religious civil war, while Colonel Tigh's mental state again becomes fragile.
407 60 The Road Less Traveled Michael Rymer Mark Verheiden May 6, 2008 May 2, 2008
Starbuck faces mutiny on board the Demetrius when she expresses her intent in cooperating with the Cylon Leoben, who has boarded the ship to help her find Earth.
408 61 Faith Michael Nankin Seamus Kevin Fahey May 13, 2008 May 9, 2008
Starbuck leads a mission to see the Cylon Hybrid who reveals more clues to finding Earth. On Galactica, President Roslin discusses religious faith with a dying woman named Emily.
409 62 Guess What's Coming to Dinner? Wayne Rose Michael Angeli May 20, 2008 May 16, 2008
Bitter enemies must set aside their grudges as the Demetrius crew teams up with Cylon rebels to destroy a vital enemy target.
410 63 Sine Qua Non Rod Hardy Michael Taylor May 27, 2008 May 30, 2008
In the aftermath of President Roslin's abduction, a bitter power struggle erupts which threatens to tear the once-ordered world of the colonial fleet apart.
411 64 The Hub Paul Edwards Jane Espenson June 10, 2008 June 6, 2008
In pursuit of the enemy's Resurrection Hub, a team of Viper pilots and Cylon rebels become uneasy collaborators in formulating a battleplan.
412 65 Revelations Michael Rymer Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
June 17, 2008 June 13, 2008
D'Anna reveals that there are only four of the Final Five Cylons in the fleet and holds President Roslin hostage while attempting to lure the four out of hiding. After a dramatic entanglement, the humans and Cylons join together and arrive at Earth.

[edit] Webisodes: The Face of the Enemy

To bridge the gap between episodes 412 and 413, a third set of webisodes similar in purpose to The Resistance, which aired between Season 2 and 3, was aired. The set of 10 webisodes was entitled The Face of the Enemy, and was released two times a week leading up to the second half of the season, beginning on December 12, 2008.[5] The series was directed by Wayne Rose and written by Jane Espenson and Seamus Kevin Fahey.[6] [7]

Prod. # Series # Parts Title Directed by Written by First webisode Final webisode
N/A N/A 10 The Face of the Enemy Wayne Rose Jane Espenson &
Seamus Kevin Fahey
December 12, 2008 January 12, 2009
Nine days after finding Earth, Lt. Gaeta is on a Raptor with some Galactica crew and Cylon Eights on route to the Zephyr when a Cylon threat forces the fleet to jump. During the chaos, the Raptor is separated from rest of the fleet and whilst waiting for a rescue, the passengers and crew begin to die off one by one.

[edit] Episodes 13 to 22

As the second half of Season 4 was halted from production due to the writers' strike in America, the final 10 episodes were pushed back to January 16, 2009.[8] This half-season is advertised as "Battlestar Galactica: The Final Episodes" by the SciFi Channel. The final episode was aired on March 20, 2009 and is over two hours in length.[9]

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
413 66 Sometimes a Great Notion Michael Nankin Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
January 20, 2009[10] January 16, 2009
Earth is revealed to have been populated by Cylons until a nuclear war, 2000 years in the past. Starbuck tracks the homing signal and finds her own remains on the planet. The identity of the fifth of the Final Five Cylons is revealed.
414 67 A Disquiet Follows My Soul Ronald D. Moore Ronald D. Moore January 27, 2009 January 23, 2009
Laura Roslin begins to lose faith in the Pythian prophecy and her role as the dying leader. Tom Zarek intends to weaken the Human-Cylon alliance. Galen Tyrol is told that he is not the father of Cally's son.
415 68 The Oath John Dahl Mark Verheiden February 3, 2009 January 30, 2009
Gaeta and Zarek start an uprising in the fleet, leaving the commanders of Galactica with a crucial choice.
416 69 Blood on the Scales Wayne Rose Michael Angeli February 10, 2009 February 6, 2009
President Roslin faces off against Tom Zarek and Lt. Gaeta as they try to take control of the Colonial fleet. The alliance with the rebel Cylons as well as Adama's life are both at stake.
417 70 No Exit Gwyneth Horder-Payton Ryan Mottesheard February 17, 2009 February 13, 2009
As Sam Anders recovers from surgery to dislodge the bullet in his brain, his memories of the Final Five Cylons re-emerge. Ellen Tigh resurrects aboard a Basestar, and reveals the part she played on Earth. With the Galactica losing structural integrity, Adama asks the newly reinstated Chief to fix the ship.
418 71 Deadlock Robert Young Jane Espenson February 24, 2009 February 20, 2009
The Galactica undergoes repairs using a Cylon substance that can help maintain the ship's structural integrity. With Boomer's help, Ellen Tigh escapes Cavil's ship and reunites with the fleet completing the gathering of the Final Five. Caprica Six miscarries Tigh's child, ending the hope that Cylons can reproduce with their own kind.
419 72 Someone to Watch Over Me Michael Nankin Bradley Thompson &
David Weddle
March 3, 2009 February 27, 2009
Starbuck encounters a mysterious piano player in Joe's Bar and helps him work on a his latest song. Realizing the musical notes match a series of dots drawn by Hera, Starbuck finishes the song which Col. Tigh and Tory Foster recognize as the music they heard when they learned they were Cylons. Tyrol unwittingly helps Boomer, who poses as Athena to kidnap Hera and take her to Cavil.
420 73 Islanded in a Stream of Stars Edward James Olmos Michael Taylor March 10, 2009 March 6, 2009
Boomer's Raptor escape damages Galactica when she jumps too close to the hull. Admiral Adama makes the crucial decision to abandon ship and puts Lee in charge of offloading equipment to the rest of the fleet. As Starbuck searches for the meaning behind the "Cylon song", Baltar tries to expose her return from the dead as proof of life after death.
421 74 Daybreak: Part 1 Michael Rymer Ronald D. Moore March 17, 2009 March 13, 2009
A series of pre-Cylon attack flashbacks delve into past situations of Caprica Six's involvement in caring for Baltar's elderly father, Roslin's sudden loss of her family in an accident, and Lee Adama's passionate feelings for Starbuck, who is dating his brother Zak. In the present, Anders reveals the location of Cavil's base and Adama decides to take Galactica on one final mission to rescue Hera.
422 75 Daybreak: Part 2 Michael Rymer Ronald D. Moore March 24, 2009 March 20, 2009
Admiral Adama leads Galactica's final battle and rescues Hera from the Cylon Colony. Starbuck draws upon the meaning of Hera's musical notes to lead the fleet to a habitable world. The fate of the fleet and its relationship to Earth is revealed.

[edit] The Plan (TV movie)

On August 7, 2008 the SciFi Channel announced that a two-hour television movie will air after all of the series episodes have aired. So far, the confirmed cast includes Tricia Helfer, Grace Park, Callum Keith Rennie, Michael Hogan, Michael Trucco, Aaron Douglas, Dean Stockwell, and Edward James Olmos (who will also be the movie's director). The plot of The Plan is set after the events of the Cylons' attack on the 12 colonies.[11] It began production on September 8, 2008.

The Plan is likely the final Battlestar Galactica television movie; most of the sets were struck after production and many of the props were sold at auction in January 2009.[12]

Prod. # Series # Title Directed by Written by First aired (U.K.) First aired (U.S.)
N/A N/A The Plan Edward James Olmos Jane Espenson not aired yet
This television movie has not aired yet.

[edit] DVD releases

DVD Name Region 1
(North America)
Region 2
Region 4
(Australia/Brazil/New Zealand)
The Miniseries December 28, 2003 March 1, 2004 April 16, 2004
Season One September 20, 2004 March 28, 2005 August 15, 2005
Season Two "2.0": December 20, 2005 August 28, 2006 "2.0": August 14, 2006
"2.5": September 19, 2006
Season Three March 18, 2008[13] September 3, 2007 November 21, 2007
Razor December 4, 2007 December 26, 2007[14] August 20, 2008[15]
Season Four "4.0": January 6, 2009[16] "Season 4": October 6, 2008[17] "Part 1": December 3, 2008[18]
"4.5": 2009 "The Final Season": June 1, 2009[19] "Part 2": August 5, 2009[20]
Miniseries & Seasons 1-3 Box Set N/A October 22, 2007[21] December 4, 2007[22]
Miniseries & Seasons 1-4 Box Set* N/A October 6, 2008[23] N/A
The Complete Series July 28, 2009[24] N/A N/A

*In the title of this box set it does not say that it has the mini-series and this box set does not contain the second half of season 4 but rather episodes 1-12 (including Razor)

The miniseries was released in the UK on March 1, 2004 and in the U.S. and Canada on December 28, 2004, and included deleted scenes, audio commentary, and a behind-the-scenes documentary.

The first season was released to DVD on March 28, 2005 and September 20, 2005 in the UK and North America respectively and included deleted scenes. The American set also included featurettes, and a tongue-in-cheek promotional special filmed for the Sci Fi Channel in addition to the miniseries. However, it does not contain the special features that were included on the mini-series stand alone DVD release.

The second season was released in its entirety in a single volume in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia, but issued in two separate volumes (dubbed "Season 2.0" and "Season 2.5") in the U.S. to correspond with the mid-season break in the broadcast schedule. Each U.S. volume contains half of the season, along with deleted scenes and podcasts that were previously available on the official website. "Season 2.5" also contains an extended version of "Pegasus", the last episode of the first half of the season. The Region 2 DVDs include the extended version of "Pegasus", as well as the commentaries and deleted scenes from the U.S. 2.0 release, but do not contain any of the commentaries and deleted scenes from the 2.5 release (other than the extended Pegasus episode), nor the original, shorter version of "Pegasus" included on the U.S. 2.0 release. The Canadian DVD release of Season 2.0 was delayed until April 25, 2006, as the episodes had only begun airing in January 2006.

The third season came out in R2 on September 3, 2007 and in R4 on November 21, 2007. R1 was set for a March 25, 2008 release date. The R2 & R4 DVDs do not contain any extras but R2's box set came with a 45 minute recap of the previous two seasons (consisting of clips of the seasons strung together with a voice-over).

The fourth season, like season two, will be released in two parts. In regions 1, 2 and 4 the television movie Razor were included in "Part 1" (as it is technically a part of the season despite it being released separately at an earlier date). In region 1, however, the extended and shortened versions of Razor will both be included in the "4.0" box set.

[edit] Blu-ray release

DVD Name Region 1
(North America)
Region 2
Region 4
(Australia/Brazil/New Zealand)
The Complete Series July 28, 2009[25] N/A N/A

[edit] HD DVD release

On August 14, 2007, Universal Studios Home Entertainment announced that the mini-series and Season One would be released on December 4, 2007, in the North American market, on the now discontinued high definition disc format HD DVD.[26] The technical specifications include 1080p/VC-1 transfers of the mini-series and each episode is in 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio, plus Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround sound and Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 surround audio options.[26]

[edit] Online availability

In January 2006, Apple began offering the miniseries, season 1 and season 2 episodes for purchase on the U.S. version of its iTunes Store. After a delay, season 3 episodes were also made available. NBC Universal, the producer and owner of the show, has provided a number of its shows for purchase the day after broadcast to U.S. customers.[27] In early December 2007 all of the iTunes Battlestar Galactica episodes were removed along with other NBC-Universal content.

Shortly after being removed from the iTunes service, Amazon's online Video on Demand store started making them available for sale. All season 1-4 episodes as well as the miniseries and the TV movie Razor are available for purchase in high-quality Windows Media Format.

Since May 2008, the newest episodes are added to Rewind and NBC's Hulu sites eight days after the original air date. As of May 6, Battlestar Galactica can be downloaded through the Zune marketplace.

All four seasons as well as the mini-series are currently available in both HD and SD format for purchase through the Xbox Live Marketplace for playback via Xbox 360 game consoles.

On September 9, 2008, all episodes so far including the miniseries were released on iTunes, being released in both Standard and HD format.

In February 2009, episodes of Battlestar Galactica became available in HD format at the UK iTunes Store.[28]

In March 2009, PlayStation Network began offering episodes for download on the PlayStation 3 and PSP devices.[29]

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. ^ Official series homepage
  2. ^ "Battlestar Galactica". Retrieved on 2009-03-08. 
  3. ^ "Battlestar Galactica - Cruise Book!". Mark Verheidens. Retrieved on 2009-03-08. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Battlestar Galactica's Mid-Season Finale Scores." June 16, 2008.
  5. ^ When Will Battlestar's Final Episodes Debut?
  6. ^ Battlestar Galactica Webisodes to Premiere Dec. 12
  8. ^ "Battlestar's Final Season", October 18, 2008.
  9. ^ "Daybreak Part 2", March 14, 2009.
  10. ^ "Battlestar is Back! Sneak Peek Pics (Spoilers)". Retrieved on 2009-01-15. 
  11. ^ Battlestar Galactica TV-Movie Cast Additions
  12. ^ Michael Hogan on the End of Battlestar Galactica and New TV Movie
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  15. ^ Battlestar Galactica (2004) - Razor (2 Disc Set) @ EzyDVD
  16. ^ Battlestar Galactica Season 4.0 Coming to DVD January 2009
  17. ^ Battlestar Galactica Season 4 (R2) in October
  18. ^ Battlestar Galactica (2004) - Season 4: Part 1 (4 Disc Set) @ EzyDVD
  19. ^ Battlestar Galactica - The Final Season DVD :
  20. ^ - Battlestar Galactica (2004) - Season 4: Part 2 (4 Disc Set)
  21. ^ Battlestar Galactica : Complete Seasons 1-3 (16 Disc Box Set) [2004]
  22. ^ Battlestar Galactica (2003) - The Mini-Series / Series 1-3 (16 Disc Box Set)
  23. ^ Battlestar Galactica - Series 1-4 - Complete
  24. ^ Go behind the scenes with Battlestar Galactica's composer in an exclusive video
  25. ^ Go behind the scenes with Battlestar Galactica's composer in an exclusive video
  26. ^ a b "'Battlestar Galactica' Blasts Off on HD DVD" (HTML). HIGH-DEF DISC NEWS. High-Def Digest. 2007-08-14. Retrieved on 2007-08-19. 
  27. ^ "NBC Universal & Apple Offer New Primetime, Cable, Late-Night & Classic TV Shows on the iTunes Music Store". Apple Inc.. 2005-12-06. Retrieved on 2008-04-02. 
  28. ^ "HD revolution gathers pace in UK iTunes Store". iGizmo. 2009-06-06. Retrieved on 2009-06-06. 
  29. ^ Marc Graser (2009-03-10). "PlayStation Network, NBC U pact". Variety (magazine). Retrieved on 2009-03-10. 

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