Humans and rebel Cylons form an alliance to find Earth, but events immediately conspire to destroy it.
Starbuck survives a mutiny, allies with Cylons, and receives a prophecy affecting humans and Cylons alike.
The Cylons plunge into civil war while Tyrol, Tigh, and Tory process the revelation they too are Cylons, with a fatal consequence.
Season Four begins in a space battle between humans and Cylons, but the real drama comes from conflicts of faith within both camps.
Season Three concludes with Baltar’s trial and shocking discoveries on the path to Earth.
After the rescue of settlers from New Caprica, humanity is reunited but not quite reunified.
The New Caprica storyline ends with battles both epic and personal.
The end of the Pegasus storyline is followed by two episodes taking the audience deeper into the characters of Pres. Roslin, Apollo, and Baltar.
The second-half of Season 2 premieres with a two-part resolution of the conflict between Adm. Cain and Cdr. Adama, but not before heading to the brink of assassination.
The cliffhanger first-half finale of Season 2 features the miraculous appearance of a long-lost ally who ultimately becomes a formidable foe of Cdr. Adama.
Authority breaks down for the stranded landing party on Kobol, while Col. Tigh centralizes authority among the fleet with tragic results.
Season two picks up from the season one cliffhanger and gets darker still, with the main cast growing even more divided, physically as well as philosophically.
Season 1 ends with a two-part cliffhanger that draws together the main themes of the series while pitting its main characters directly against each other.
Battlestar Galactica serves up two different types of excitement in a space opera and a political thriller.
The paranoia that can be spread by Cylon infiltration is played as both deadly serious and as light comedy in two linked episodes.
Two hybrid Cylons infiltrate the Battlestar Galactica itself in these episodes, with two very different plans for advancing their campaign against humanity.
Having survived pursuing Cylons, infiltration and political unrest, the rag-tag fleet is tested by the power of guilt.
Having shaken the pursuing Cylons at the end of ’33,’ the rag-tag fleet confronts internal threats from Cylon and human alike.
As we rejoin the action, a relentless Cylon pursuit is forcing the rag-tag fleet to make faster-than-light (FTL) escape jumps every 33 minutes.
The series became a critical and popular hit exploring America’s post-9/11 anxieties in the best tradition of science fiction.
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