Battlestar galactica is a sciencefiction tv series created by glen a. Larson and starring lorne greene, richard hatch and dirk benedict. Battlestar galactica original show intro nbc classics. Top 5 best battlestar galactica episodes original series youtube. List of battlestar galactica 1978 tv series and galactica. Only battlestar galactica, the last of the colonial fleet, survives the attack. Galactica 1980 was first broadcast on the abc television network in the united states from january 27, 1980, with its final episode first airing on may 4, 1980. Battlestar galactica is an intriguing take on the classic adventure of a ragtag fleet of humans, the sole survivors of a devastating nuclear attack by the robot cylons. A spinoff of battlestar galactica, this series takes place 30 years after the original. The threehour tv version contained a number of scenes not shown in theaters.
When an old enemy, the cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged galactica protect a small civilian fleet the last of humanity as they journey toward the fabled th colony, earth. Baltar is seemingly executed in the theatrical version but his life is spared in the television version. It was released in cinemas in canada, australia and continental europe. Andromeda had some episodes when battlestar galactica, the newer version guest starred making it a crossover of star trek and battlestar galactica once again proving that this scifi tv series will be loved for decades to come. Larson and starring lorne greene, richard hatch and dirk.
In conclusion, if you enjoyed the original 1978 version of battlestar galactica then. Battlestar galactica 2004 series battlestar galactica. A board game has also been made based on the tv show. While most of the crew members from galactica enjoy themselves in the casino, apollo and starbuck discover a dark secret in the mines below. Episodes 324 fleeing from the cylon tyranny, the last battlestar, galactica, leads a ragtag fugitive fleet on a lonely quest. Driven by prophetic visions and political necessity, the galactica travels through uncharted space in hopes of. That is the only test of the three that count iblis actually delivers. After cancellation, its story was continued in 1980 as galactica 1980 with adama, lieutenant boomer and boxey being the only continuing characters. Jan, 2019 the warriors and their vipers come to the rescue of the galactica under the final cylon attack. List of battlestar galactica 1978 tv series and galactica 1980. Starbuck katee sackhoff and laura roslin mary mcdonnell face off with a gun between them, lee adama jamie bamber says goodbye to the galactica, violent conflict breaks out between the seven models aboard cylon basestar, and gaius baltar james. I acknowledge all material belonging to universal studios. Considered by many to be one of the best television series ever made, battlestar galactica picks up just as cylons intelligent robots designed by humankind commit mass genocide against humanity.
Watch battlestar galactica episodes, get episode information, recaps and more. Ranking all of battlestar galacticas episodes 197879 in order of how good they are. Adama, commanding the last surviving battlestar, takes it upon himself to lead all remaining survivors aboard. The original series began with 12 one per colony world, with the galactica representing caprica. Faced with an unwinnable battle against a deadly enemy, they are forced to flee under the protection of their one remaining warship, the outdated battlestar galactica. They are forced to jump into hyper space every 33 minutes. The galactica and the other remaining ships with about 50,000 people aboard them all are being pursued by the cylons. The original series on which the syfy channel phenomenon was based, battlestar galactica ran for a single season from 1978 to 1979.
The reused sfx of vipers banking away gets tired, too. Watch lost planet of the gods part two season 1, episode 5 of battlestar galactica 1978 or get episode details on nbc. Battlestar galactica original show intro nbc classics youtube. Battlestar galactica is an american military science fiction television series, and part of the.
Battlestar galactica battlestar galactica wiki fandom. Galactica 1980 is an american science fiction television series and a spinoff from the original battlestar galactica television series. From the 70s original series to the early aughts reboot and beyond, heres a look at the millenniaspanning saga of battlestar galactica just in time for the new version set to start streaming. Lorne greene, richard hatch and dirk benedict star in the original 1978 scifi classic battlestar galactica. The implication of the final aired episode, the hand of god, was that the original series took place after the apollo 11 moon landing in july 1969 as the galactica receives a television transmission from earth showing the landing. Revelations battlestar galactica watch syfy skip to main content. Lets hope that the everplanned update of the series stays true to the original concept. In conclusion, if you enjoyed the original 1978 version of battlestar galactica then this is really a great improvement over the original release. The later galactica 1980 series is expressly set in the year 1980 after a 30year voyage to earth. Closer look battlestar galactica 197880 complete original series. Nevertheless, i loved battlestar galactica when it first appeared, and i still do. Back to the original battlestar galactica now with its 5 best episodes. Battlestar galactica is pretty much cursed with a very dated discoish look to it, with feathered hair, and 70ish clothes.
Once again, special effects that were unheard of for the 1970suntil star wars are this shows specialty. Top 5 best battlestar galactica episodes original series. Baltar tries to lure the fleet into a new cylon trap, which spells death for one of the crew. The game took place 40 years before the original series and featured an ensign adama flying a viper during the cylon war. Battlestar galactica show trailer nbc classics youtube. Hopes rise when the galactica meets a space shuttle from the planet earth. The series ended with four seasons in 2009 and was continued by the 2012 series battlestar galactica. It aired on abc between 17 september 1978 and 29 april 1979 when it was cancelled. Aug 15, 2017 documentary, battlestar galactica,1978 series,universal home video,2003,richard hatch,dirk benedict,lorne green,john colicos,herbert jefferson jr,laurette spa. Documentary,battlestar galactica,1978 series,universal home video,2003,richard hatch,dirk benedict,lorne green,john colicos,herbert jefferson jr,laurette spa. After the galactica s fighter pilots successfully navigate a path through the nova of madagon minefield, the spoiled sire uri proposes to settle down on carillon, where food and entertainment are provided by the natives. Battlestar galactica is an american military science fiction television series, and part of the battlestar galactica franchise.
Upon reaching earth, the inhabitants of the renegade star fleet take action when they realize earthlings arent advanced enough to help battle the cylons. The opposition to the alliance with the cylons turns violent, as gun shots echo through the ships and those who support the alliance find themselves under attack. Counting razor as one episode and the 3 hour finale as two, the season will be 22 episodes in length. I had to reduce the volume setting for my surround sound because of the sensurround feature.
The warriors and their vipers come to the rescue of the galactica under the final cylon attack. How many episodes of original battlestar galactica answers. Starring lorne greene, richard hatch, and dirk benedict, it follows the surviving humans as they flee in battlestar galactica and other ships in search for a new home while being pursued by the cylons. At the end of the episode, baltar turns himself over to the galactica. The longer version of pegasus appears on the battlestar galactica season 2. Watch the gun on ice planet zero part one season 1, episode 8 of battlestar galactica 1978 or get episode details on nbc.
It is better than the second part, which gets very cheesy in the last ten minutes. With the emerging success of 1977s star wars, the sciencefiction industry hastily began. It was first broadcast on abc in the united states from january 27 to may 4, 1980, lasting for 10 episodes. The galactica crew discovers the planet kobol, the lost world from which the tribes of man originated, where adama seeks to learn the original course of the thirteenth tribe. This unidentified class of battlestar was the first to be produced, and were designed and constructed during the cylon war. The franchise began with the original television series in 1978 and was followed by a shortrun sequel series galactica 1980, a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, and video games. Fandom apps take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The series first aired as a threehour miniseries comprising four broadcast hours in december 2003 on the scifi channel.
Classic battlestar galactica 1978 cylon attack thwarted. When constructed, however, galactica appeared white and had more armour. A band of rebel cylons hold president roslin hostage while attempting to lure the final five out of hiding aboard galactica. List of battlestar galactica 2004 tv series episodes. Kara thrace discovers the limits to her own humanity when shes ordered to torture a cylon who claims hes put a bomb aboard galactica.
After the galactica s fighter pilots successfully navigate a path through the nova of madagon minefield, the spoiled sire uri proposes to settle down on carillon, where food and entertainment are provided. Battlestar galactica is an american science fiction television series, produced in 1978 by glen a. Somehow, the cylons know where they are going and appear exactly 33 minutes after the galactica arrives. Running for only 10 episodes, it was poorly received by both critics and viewers. The franchise began with the original television series in 1978 and was followed by a shortrun sequel series galactica 1980, a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a. Sky did not contribute financially to the second season, though uk broadcasts credit the company at the end of every episode. Catch up on episodes of battlestar galactica, which airs on syfy. Battlestar galactica is an american science fiction media franchise created by glen a. Battlestar galatica is a revitalised and reimagined version of the sciencefiction warfarebased 1978 series battlestar galactica. With lorne greene, richard hatch, dirk benedict, herbert jefferson jr after the destruction of the twelve colonies of mankind, the.
Starbuck katee sackhoff and laura roslin mary mcdonnell face off with a gun between them, lee adama jamie bamber says goodbye to the galactica, violent conflict breaks out between the seven models aboard cylon basestar, and gaius baltar james callis is directly pulled into the final five situation. Moore as a reimagining of the 1978 battlestar galactica television series created by glen a. The original series on which the syfy channel phenomenon was based, battlestar galactica ran for a single season on abc from 1978 to 1979. Top 5 best battlestar galactica episodes original series rowan j coleman. Watch the latest episodes of battlestar galactica 1978 or get episode details on nbc. My journey through the original battlestar galactica comes to an end well, until i tackle the apparently awful galactica 1980 at some point.
Original series episodes battlestar galactica wiki. Galactica, one of the initial order of twelve of this class. With edward james olmos, mary mcdonnell, jamie bamber, james callis. Larson that began the battlestar galactica franchise. Between 1978 and 1981, episodes were edited into three featurelength films. When the 12 colonies of man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the cylons, commander adama and the crew of the battlestar galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a mythical planet called earth. The opening threepart tv episode was originally produced as battlestar galactica a 2hour movie, which was released to theaters. Watch battlestar galactica, part two season 1, episode 2 of battlestar galactica 1978 or get episode details on nbc. Flesh and bone battlestar galactica watch syfy skip to main content. Battlestar galactica was an incredible series filled with conspiracy, action and superb writing. Galactica 1980 is a spinoff of the original series. Adama, commanding the last surviving battlestar, takes it upon himself to lead all remaining survivors aboard 220 ships to find a new home. Watch battlestar galactica episodes online season 1 1979. The first film, battlestar galactica, was an edited version of the pilot, saga of a star world, featuring some differences from the original televised episodes, including the death of baltar.
In november 2003, shortly before the premiere of the reimagined tv series, sierra released a 3d space combat battlestar galactica computer game for the original xbox, playstation 2, and pc. It lasted one season in 19781979, but books were written continuing stories. This page like all pages on this wiki was imported from the original englishlanguage battlestar wiki based on what was available in the wayback machine in early 2017. Nevertheless, i loved battlestar galactica when it first appeared, and i.355 625 1105 207 370 173 155 337 965 130 357 766 1062 432 1484 823 1300 444 758 509 874 294 484 199 97 1347 99 468 1245