Portal:Battlestar Galactica (RDM)/Season 3 Guide

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Episode # Title Airdate Screenshot
01 Occupation (Talk) October 6, 2006 Season 3 - Promo - Epi 1 - 2 - Number Three talking.jpg
Summary
It's been four months since the Cylons occupied the human settlement of New Caprica, and Galactica, Pegasus, and a handful of ships jumped to safety. On New Caprica, a resistance has begun to challenge the Cylons. Aboard Galactica, Admiral Adama struggles with plans for a rescue, having only a handful of untested pilots at his command, understaffed ships, and facing a nearly impossible task.

Quote
"It's gonna be okay. It's really gonna be okay." -- Admiral Adama

02 Precipice (Talk) October 6, 2006 Season 3 - Promo - Epi 1 - 2 - C-Number Eight, Adama, Helo.jpg
Summary
After the suicide bombing, the Cylons institutes stricter controls on the human population on New Caprica. Aboard Galactica, plans for the rescue from New Caprica move forward now that communication with the resistance has been established.

Quote

Tom Zarek: Laura.. That election last year. You tried to steal it, didn't you?
Laura Roslin: Yes, Tom. I did.
Tom Zarek: (laughs) Ah... I wish you'd gone through with it.
Laura Roslin: So do I.
03 Exodus, Part I (Talk) October 13, 2006 Roslinanders-Exodus.jpg
Summary
The Cylons have begun the brutal crackdown on New Caprica's Resistance movement. Tyrol receives disturbing news from a secret source within Baltar's administration while Colonial detainees face a Cylon firing squad on New Caprica. With time running out for the colonists, Admiral Adama will launch his rescue attempt with only the battlestar Galactica, while his son, Lee, and the battlestar Pegasus remain to protect what is left of the human fleet and continue the search for Earth if the rescue fails.

Quote
"Their enemies will divide them, their colonies broken in the firey chasm of space. The shining days renounced by a multitude of dark sacrifices. Yet still they will remain. Always together." -- Margaret "Racetrack" Edmondson

04 Exodus, Part II (Talk) October 20, 2006 TighAdamaReunion.jpg
Summary
Commander Lee Adama of the battlestar Pegasus has serious doubts about the success of the New Caprica rescue mission by Galactica. On New Caprica, Saul Tigh decides the consequences for his wife's betrayal of the Resistance. Aboard Galactica, Admiral William Adama executes a dramatic rescue plan.

Quote

Admiral William Adama: You did it, Saul. You brought them back.
Col. Tigh: Not all of them.
05 Collaborators (Talk) October 27, 2006 JammerCollaborators.jpg
Summary
The Circle, a secret tribunal on Galactica, decides the fate of Jammer and other Colonials who aided the Cylons during the occupation of New Caprica.

Quote

Number Six: Don't make me angry, Gaius.
Admiral William Adama: You wouldn't like her when she's angry.
06 Torn (Talk) November 3, 2006 Season 3 - Promo - Epi 5 - StarbuckTighAdama.jpg
Summary
Starbuck and Tigh create divisions between those who suffered under the Cylon occupation of New Caprica and those who stayed with the fleet. Meanwhile, Baltar tries to prove his worth to the Cylons.

Quote
"Mists of dreams drip along the nascent echo, and love no more. End of line." -- The Hybrid

07 A Measure of Salvation (Talk) November 10, 2006 Amos.jpg
Summary
Apollo and Athena are dispatched to interrogate the dying Cylons on board the infected baseship, and learn how Baltar is helping their adversaries. The virus inspires Lee Adama to come up with a new strategy.

Quote

Karl Agathon: Genocide? So that's what we're about now?
Lee Adama: They're not human! They were built, not born. No fathers, no mothers, no sons, no daughters--
Karl Agathon: I had a daughter. I held her in my arms.
08 Hero (Talk) November 17, 2006 Season 3 - Promo - Hero -Adama Tigh and Novacek.jpg
Summary
A figure from Adama's past returns to haunt him. His return raises questions about why the Cylons launched their initial attack against the Twelve Colonies.

Quote
"There's something beautiful, miraculous between life and death." - Number Three

09 Unfinished Business (Talk) December 1, 2006 Season 3 - Promo - Unfinished Business - Lee and Helo.jpg
Summary
Admiral Adama re-institutes a military tradition onboard Colonial warships, in which crewmembers disregard rank and fight each other in a boxing ring to relieve tensions aboard ship—tensions which have existed since Galactica discovered New Caprica.

Quote
"When you step on this deck, you be ready to fight, or you dishonor the reason why we're here. Now remember this; When you fight a man, he's not your friend. Same goes when you lead men. I forgot that once. I let you get too close, all of you. I dropped my guard. I gave some of you breaks, let some of you go, before the fight was really over. I let this crew and this family disband, and we paid the price in lives. That can't happen again." -- Admiral William Adama

10 The Passage (Talk) December 8, 2006 Season 3 - Promo - The Passage - Kat.jpg
Summary
Starvation threatens the population after the food-processing systems become contaminated, but the Fleet is cut off from a food source by the intense radiation put out by a huge star cluster. Galactica’s pilots must guide the civilian vessels on a dangerous journey directly through the radiation.

Quote

William Adama: I hear they're still eating paper. Is that true?
Saul Tigh: No. Paper shortage.
11 The Eye of Jupiter (Talk) December 15,2006 S3-eyeofjupiter.jpg
Summary
The possible discovery of the Eye of Jupiter on the algae planet leads to a deadly stand-off, as the Cylons and humans risk all for a chance to find the way to Earth.

Quote

William Adama: Put it through speaker. This is Admiral Adama.
Gaius Baltar: Admiral. I can't tell you what a genuine pleasure it is to hear your voice. This is Gaius Baltar.
12 Rapture (Talk) January 21, 2007 Final Five.jpg
Summary
With an impending supernova, the Colonials and Cylons see their time running out as they endeavor to unlock the secrets of the Eye of Jupiter. Meanwhile, Number Three executes her plan to know the faces of the Final Five and Sharon Agathon tries to get her daughter back.

Quote
"This is my destiny. To see what lies between life and death." -- Number Three

13 Taking a Break From All Your Worries (Talk) January 28, 2007 3x13-Taking a Break From All Your Worries-Apollo.jpg
Summary
Baltar is rigorously questioned about his past and what the Cylons know about Earth. Meanwhile, both Kara Thrace and Lee Adama struggle with their feelings for one another and are forced to make a decision about their respective marriages.

Quote
"Just wondered if you recognized even one of these faces? Did any image get through to you on the rare occasion when you ventured out from behind your sandbags and your razor wires to see what was happening to your people?! YOUR PEOPLE! I need to know. NOW!" -- President Laura Roslin

14 The Woman King (Talk) February 11, 2007 TWK-1.jpg
Summary
Helo investigates the claims of Sagittarons that a doctor is discriminating against them by providing substandard medical care.

Quote
"Listen to me, Baltar will get his trial, and this is what you'll get: a hurricane. The media will descend upon you and watch, and scrutinize, and question your every move. You will have sectarian violence, you will have assassination attempts, you will have civil unrest on a scale we've never seen. Work, labor, everyday routine in this fleet will come to a complete halt. This trial is going to bring down this entire fleet down." -- Tom Zarek

15 A Day in the Life (Talk) February 18, 2007 3x15-AdamaAndWife-cropped.jpg
Summary
Adama faces the memory of his late wife and their marriage as he marks his wedding anniversary. Meanwhile Cally and Galen Tyrol are trapped in a depressurizing airlock with no way to leave it, and President Roslin is pushing ahead with Baltar's trial.

Quote

William Adama: She was still your mother, Lee. I loved her.
Lee Adama: I believe you. I just don't think she ever loved you.
16 Dirty Hands (Talk) February 25, 2007 3x16-DirtyHands-TyrolSelix.jpg
Summary
Amidst unsafe and harsh conditions in the maintenance and production areas of the Fleet, as well Baltar's personal diatribe stirring feelings of dissent amongst the working class, Chief Tyrol must wrestle whether or not to resurrect the worker's union he began on New Caprica.

Quote
"Oh yes, I left Aerelon after my eighteenth birthday, I turned my back on my family, my heritage, all of them, of course it doesn't matter though, they're all dead now..." -- Dr. Gaius Baltar

17 Maelstrom (Talk) March 4, 2007 3X17-Maelstrom-LeobenStarbuck.jpg
Summary
Kara Thrace's past comes back to haunt her when Adama has doubts about her fitness for duty.

Quote

Kara Thrace: You're not Leoben.
"Leoben Conoy": I never said I was.
18 The Son Also Rises (Talk) March 11, 2007 3x18-TheSonAlsoRises-ApolloBaltarLampkin.jpg
Summary
With Gaius Baltar's trial merely two weeks away, Lee Adama is tasked with protecting Romo Lampkin, Baltar's second lawyer, and finds himself going up against his own father, who himself is appointed as one of the five judges in Baltar's trial.

Quote
"I was born for this. That, and the fact I have a pulse." -- Romo Lampkin

19 Crossroads, Part I (Talk) March 18, 2007 3x19-CrossroadsPartI-TrialJudges.jpg
Summary
Baltar's trial commences, with the prosecution presenting evidence of treason committed on New Caprica amid controversial testimonies from Colonel Tigh and President Roslin.

Quote

[ The showdown of the Adamas ]
Lee Adama: I refuse to serve under someone that questions my integrity.
William Adama: And I refuse to have an officer serve under me that has none.
20 Crossroads, Part II (Talk) March 25, 2007 3x20-CrossroadsPartII-BaltarSixHera.jpg
Summary
As Gaeta testifies against Baltar about the execution list that the accused signed on New Caprica, Roslin finds a disturbing link between her dreams and the Opera House on Kobol. Lee Adama turns around the trial with an unusual move, and several people make a disturbing discovery about themselves.

Quote
"It's going to be okay. I've been to Earth. I know where it is. And I'm going to take us there." -- Kara Thrace