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Battlestar Galactica

Duration:
USA:180 min
Genres:
Action | Adventure | Drama | Sci-Fi
IMDB rate:
8.7
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Filming Locations: Bloedel Floral Conservatory, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Cast
Actor
Character
Tricia Helfer
Tricia Helfer
Battlestar Galactica
Edward James Olmos
Commander Adama
Mary McDonnell
Laura Roslin
Katee Sackhoff
Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace
Jamie Bamber
Lee 'Apollo' Adama
James Callis
Gaius Baltar
Callum Keith Rennie
Leoben Conoy
Grace Park
Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii
Michael Hogan
Col. Tigh
Matthew Bennett
Doral
Paul Campbell
Billy
Aaron Douglas
Crew Chief Tyrol
Barclay Hope
Transport Pilot
Lorena Gale
Elosha
Kandyse McClure
Dualla
Connor Widdows
Boxey (2 episodes, 2003)
John Mann
CAG
Alessandro Juliani
Gaeta
Nicki Clyne
Cally
Michael Eklund
Prosna
Tahmoh Penikett
Lt. Karl Agathon
Ginger Broatch
Cami
Alonso Oyarzun
Socinus
Ty Olsson
Capt. Kelly
Ron Blecker
Launch Officer
Ryan Robbins
Armistice Officer
Tim Henry
Doctor
Kwesi Ameyaw
Liner Captain
Brenda McDonald
Old Woman
Suleka Mathew
Reporter
Erin Karpluk
Woman #1 (2 episodes, 2003)
Jenn Griffin
Woman #2 (2 episodes, 2003)
BJ Harrison
Woman #3 (2 episodes, 2003)
Moneca Delain
Blonde Woman
Zahf Paroo
Man #1 (2 episodes, 2003)
Robert Lewis
Man #2 (2 episodes, 2003)
Denzel Sinclaire
Man #3 (2 episodes, 2003)
Nadine Wright
Chantara
Michael Soltis
Chantara's Husband
Fred Keating
Jr. Reporter
Lymari Nadal
Giana
Biski Gugushe
Pilot #1 (2 episodes, 2003)
Nahanni Arntzen
Pilot #2 (2 episodes, 2003)
Nigel Vonas
Pilot #3 (2 episodes, 2003)
Ryan Nelson
Pilot #4 (2 episodes, 2003)
Trevor Beeby
Doomed Pilot
Richard Busch
(2 episodes, 2003)
Paralee Cook
Warrant Officer
Georgia Hacche
(2 episodes, 2003)
Mike Mitchell
Desperate Man
Mark Redsky
Caprica Man #1
Brady Schlecker
(2 episodes, 2003)
Christopher Wong
(2 episodes, 2003)
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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.
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The humans live on 12 planets and moons known as "The Colonies of Kobol", whose names are taken from Zodiac signs. During Season Two, Laura Roslin mentions that the Zodiac signs are the "ancient" names of the colonies: Aerelon, Tauron, Gemenon, Canceron, Leonis, Virgon, Libron, Scorpia, Sagittaron, Caprica, Aquaria and Picon. At the end of the miniseries, Cmdr. Adama mentions a 13th colony called Earth. These references were influenced by the religious beliefs of series creator Glen Larson: The Twelve Tribes of Israel, the 13th is a group of Israelites who migrated to North America. "Kobol" is a misspelling of "Kolob," according to Latter-day Saints, is a place near the throne of God.
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Just as the first attack is under way, Gaius says to Six, "there's got to be a way out of here." This line would be an important plot component for the end of the series and how Galactica ultimately finds Earth.
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Goofs
When Apollo shoots the missile and loses power, you get a shot of the Viper MK II Cockpit when he pulls the trigger, however when he loses power,it shows a Viper MK VII cockpit losing power.
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When the Galactica is preparing to do its first FTL jump, the hangers are retracted into the ship. As the ship is jumping, however, the hangers are fully extended again.
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In part 2, when the fleet is preparing to leave the storm at Ragnar station, Col. Tigh is heard giving orders to lay down covering fire, but his mouth isn't moving while he speaks into the radio.
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Quotes
Apollo: Are you sure this is a good idea?
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Starbuck: You sure they'll fly?
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Adama: We're in a shooting war. We need something to shoot.
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Faq
Q
Are the Twelve Colonies all in one Solar System?
A
It is never made absolutely clear in the series, though the subject has been alluded to.The following is from the BSG Role Playing Game, which is an official product:"The Twelve Colonies spun around a single star on elliptical orbits. Closest to the sun was sweltering, volcanic Canceron, the greatest source of tylium in the system. Next came a Trojan orbit of planets -- three worlds following the same orbital path, seperated by roughly the same distance (one-sixth the orbit's diameter). In order, these planets were Aquaria, Caprica, and Virgon. They were centers of art, culture, and system-wide trade. Two gas giants followed, each in its own elliptical path and each itself orbited by a number of moons. The first of these behemoths was Zeus, named after the king of the gods, and it's moons were Leonis, Picon, and Scorpia. Another large planet named Aerelon shared Zeus' orbit, positioned exactly opposite the giant. The second gas giant was Hera and her charges were Gemenon and Libris, with Sagittaron likewise spinning opposite. These giants and their moons were the heart of the system. This real estate was the most heavily contested during the colonies' many civil wars. At the outermost edge of the system dwelled Tauron, followed by a third gas giant named Ragnar. Tauron was the first world settled after the fall of Kobol. It was the springboard for all expansion in the system."However, in the TV movie Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009) (which is obviously higher canon than a role-playing game), the Cylon Hybrid is talking about twelve targets around three stars as the Cylons are about to launch their attack on the Colonies. This suggests that the Colonies are in a trinary star system.http://galactica.wikia.com/wiki/File:Twelve_Colonies_Map.jpgScriptwriter Jane Espensen, who was a prominent writer and producer for both Battlestar Galactica and its spin-off Caprica, helped to develop a map of the 12 Colonies, that was situated in a quadruple star system called Cyrannus. Espensen has stated that this newer map was "quasi-canon" and was created mainly for production purposes and was subject to future revision.http://en.battlestarwiki.org/wiki/Battlestar_Galactica_Map_of_the_12_Colonies
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Photos from cast
Tricia Helfer
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