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Each episode of '''''[[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|Battlestar Galactica]]''''' is 42-48 minutes running length. New episodes air on Fridays at 10pm EST on the SciFi Network (USA). Dates shown are their original U.S. airdates and not the reruns.
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Each episode of '''''[[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|Battlestar Galactica]]''''' is 42-48 minutes running length. New episodes air on Fridays at 10pm EST on the Sci Fi Channel (USA). Dates shown are their original U.S. airdates and not the reruns.
 
 
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Each episode of Battlestar Galactica is 42-48 minutes running length. New episodes air on Fridays at 10pm EST on the Sci Fi Channel (USA). Dates shown are their original U.S. airdates and not the reruns.



Episode # Title Airdate Screenshot
01 He That Believeth In Me (Talk) April 4, 2008 4x01 - Promo 1.jpg
Summary
During a seemingly hopeless battle, Kara Thrace appears in a pristine Viper, claiming that she has been to Earth and can lead the Fleet there -- but the terminal Laura Roslin believes otherwise. Meanwhile, four of the so-called Final Five are forced to tackle the repercussions of their newfound nature, while Gaius Baltar discovers he has a commune of nubile female cultists who believe him to be an agent of the "one true God".

Quote
"Get that Showboat bird in the tube. Where the frak are these nuggets? C'mon! Momma's not gonna save ya today! Let's go! You want to fly or not?" -- Galen Tyrol

02 Six of One (Talk) April 11, 2008 4x02 - Promo 1.jpg
Summary
William Adama slowly comes around to believe Thrace and eventually sends her off with an own ship to attempt to find Earth. Tory Foster starts a sexual relationship with Gaius Baltar to gain access to his Cylon knowledge, but may get more than she reckoned with, and Lee Adama officially retires to start his new life as a politician. Meanwhile, tension erupts into violence as the Cylons disagree over how to deal with the disobedient Raiders and the prospect of finding the Final Five.

Quote

Kara Thrace: So you think I'm right?
William Adama: Maybe. Maybe not. But I know she is. The president. She's been right all along. I'm tired of losing. I'm tired of turning away from the things I want to believe in, and I believe you when you say, that you'll die before you stop trying. And I won't lose you again.
03 The Ties That Bind (Talk) April 18, 2008 4x03 - The Ties That Bind - Promo 2.jpg
Summary
Lee Adama makes his first steps in politics as the Caprican delegate to the Quorum of Twelve and clashes with Laura Roslin. Meanwhile, Cally Tyrol makes a disturbing discovery, the Cylons' civil war rages on, and the Demetrius searches for Earth.

Quote

Lee Adama: Well, sometimes a benevolent tyrant is exactly what you need.
Tom Zarek: No. A tyrant craves power for its own sake. And all Laura wants is to save us all.
04 Escape Velocity (Talk) April 25, 2008 4x04 - Escape Velocity - Promo 1.jpg
Summary
Friction arises between the Quorum delegates and Laura Roslin over how to handle Gaius Baltar and the religious strife being caused by his preaching of the "one true God". Elsewhere, Chief Tyrol struggles with his life in the aftermath of his wife’s death and Colonel Tigh finds himself frequently returning to Galactica's brig to speak with Caprica-Six.

Quote
"Old gods die hard." -- Six

05 The Road Less Traveled (Talk) May 2, 2008 4x05 - The Road Less Travelled - Promo 1.jpg
Summary
The prospect of a truce between humanity and the Cylons encourages Kara Thrace to trust a shipwrecked Leoben while her crew begins to openly doubt her competency for command. Meanwhile on Galactica, Baltar's group of followers appears to be growing and Chief Tyrol continues to struggle with Cally's so-called suicide.

Quote
"All I know is if there is a God, he's laughin' his ass off." -- Galen Tyrol

06 Faith (Talk) May 9, 2008 4x06 - Faith - Promo 1.jpg
Summary
In the wake of a mutiny attempt Kara Thrace, Anders, Athena and Leoben depart for the disabled Cylon baseship while Helo and the crew of Demetrius await their return. On Galactica Laura Roslin's cancer treatment continues as she bonds with a dying patient in her ward.

Quote
"Kara comes back from the dead. I let her go off chasing her vision of Earth. Well she's overdue. Lee turns in his wings. Helo. Athena. Gaeta. Will I ever see those kids again?" -- William Adama

07 Guess What's Coming to Dinner? (Talk) May 16, 2008 4x07-GuessWhatsComingForDinner-Promo1.jpg
Summary
Returning with the help of the Demetrius, the rebel Cylon faction requests an alliance with the Colonials to plan a joint-attack mission against the Cylons’ vital Resurrection Hub. Meanwhile on Colonial One, Lee Adama and the Quorum express their mistrust of President Roslin and her secrecy regarding the new Cylon alliance. Aboard Galactica, Colonel Tigh struggles with the prospect of un-boxing the Threes in order to reveal the identities of the Final Five, and Gaeta copes with the amputation of his leg.

Quote
"You asked for a reason to help us? Vengeance." -- Natalie

08 Sine Qua Non (Talk) May 30, 2008 410 Adama and his raptor.jpg
Summary
In the wake of President Roslin’s abduction aboard the rebel baseship a political power struggle erupts within the Fleet as Adama refuses to acknowledge Tom Zarek’s legal succession to the presidency. In hopes of remedying the situation, Lee Adama consults Romo Lampkin in a search of an interim president for Adama to support. Meanwhile, the search for the escaped baseship reveals its destruction along with the Cylon Resurrection Hub, Tigh’s relationship with Caprica-Six is revealed to Adama, and Athena is thrown in the brig for the murder of Natalie.

Quote

Romo Lampkin: They killed my cat!
Lee Adama: "They"?
Romo Lampkin: They! Those debased dregs of humanity out there! A lost tribe in search of a new home so that they can roost and rot again!
09 The Hub (Talk) June 6, 2008 411 pilot meeting.jpg
Summary
Pursuing the Resurrection Hub at the whim of the Hybrid, a team of Viper pilots and Cylon rebels become uneasy collaborators as they formulate a battle plan to un-box the Threes and destroy Cylon resurrection forever. Meanwhile, Roslin and Baltar try desperately to communicate with the panicking Hybrid and Karl Agathon discovers a disturbing characteristic within one of the Eights.

Quote

John Cavil: Boomer's my pet Eight. She's seen the light of reason. And an Eight can make a passionate ally.
D'Anna Biers: Until she sees something shiny.
10 Revelations (Talk) June 13, 2008 4x10 - Revelations - Promo 1.jpg
Summary
Lead by the only remaining Number Three, the band of rebel Cylons hold President Roslin and Galactica's pilots hostage in an attempt to coerce President Adama into giving up the four of the Final Five in the Fleet. Meanwhile, Starbuck's Viper is discovered to contain a previously unnoticed clue to finding Earth, as the four begin to hear the mysterious melody again. When the Fleet finally arrives at Earth, they look in despair over the ruins of a city.

Quote
"It might be worth pondering what else you've been wrong about." -- Tory Foster to Laura Roslin

11 Sometimes a Great Notion (Talk) January 16, 2009 Sometimes A Great Notion Promo 026.JPG
Summary
With the fleet in despair over the unlivable conditions of an annihilated Earth, Adama, Roslin, and Lee desperately search for a way to prevent chaos from breaking out among the Colonials. Meanwhile, Kara makes a disturbing discovery about her nature and destiny, the Final Cylons search for the truth of their identity in Earth’s rubble, and a devastated Dualla makes an effort to reconcile with Lee.

Quote
"I don't know what the frak I'm going to tell the Quorum. 'The good news is real estate prices are low.'" -- Lee Adama

12 A Disquiet Follows My Soul (Talk) January 23, 2009 4x12 - Promo Pic - Tyrol Cottle Nicky - A Disquiet Follows My Soul.jpg
Summary
When Adama orders all Colonial ships fitted with Cylon FTL technology, the rebel Cylons demand legal citizenship under Colonial law in return and the Quorum led by an adamant Tom Zarek fiercely oppose the deal. Meanwhile, Laura’s continued reclusion causes tension within the government, Tyrol learns a disturbing secret about Nicky, Tigh and Caprica-Six get a first look at their child, and Gaeta’s outspokenness over the alliance rouses murmurs of mutiny aboard Galactica.

Quote

Galen Tyrol: Their technology-- our technology is way ahead of ours. Yours.
Saul Tigh: Maybe you'd like a chart to keep it all straight.
13 The Oath (Talk) January 30, 2009 4x12 - Promo Pic - Tyrol Lee - The Oath- .jpg
Summary
Gaeta secretly releases Zarek from Galactica’s brig and undertakes an overthrow of Adama’s command after recruiting the majority of the Galactica crew. Elsewhere, the mutiny raises opportunities for score-settling among the crew and civilians alike, Kara and Lee try to survive amidst the violence, and Roslin vows to prevent Zarek from ascending to the presidency.

Quote
"This boy died honoring his uniform. You-- you'll die with nothing." -- William Adama to Felix Gaeta


14 Blood on the Scales (Talk) February 6, 2009 Blood on the Scales promo.jpg
Summary
Zarek and Gaeta’s mutiny continues when Adama and Tigh are arrested, while Laura tries to convince Tory to keep the base ship within the fleet and assist in stabilizing the Colonial government. Meanwhile, Galactica crew and civilians continue to battle throughout the ship, Zarek has the Quorum delegates murdered aboard Colonial One, and Gaeta insists on a court martial of Adama before his execution.

Quote
"The truth is told by whoever is left standing." -- Tom Zarek


15 No Exit (Talk) February 13, 2009 NoExitingCylons.jpg
Summary
After resurrecting from her death on New Caprica Ellen is held captive by Cavil aboard a base ship, and on Galactica Anders undergoes emergency surgery and begins to recall the truth about the Cylon race. Meanwhile, Tyrol informs Adama about the extent of Galactica’s damage, and Roslin and Lee decide how to begin rebuilding the civilian government.

Quote
"I don't want to be human! I want to see gamma rays. I want to hear x-rays and I want to-- I want to smell dark matter. Do you see the absurdity of what I am? I can't even express these things properly, because I have to-- I have to conceptualize complex ideas in this stupid limiting spoken language. But I know I want to reach out with something other than these prehensile paws... and feel the solar wind of a supernova flowing over me." -- John Cavil


16 Deadlock (Talk) February 20, 2009 Deadlocked.jpg
Summary
Ellen and Boomer arrive on Galactica and the Cylons debate whether to stay with the fleet or go their separate way. Meanwhile, living conditions in the fleet continue to degrade, Baltar struggles to maintain the faith of his followers in the face of starvation and violence, Caprica-Six is confronted by Ellen concerning Tigh, and Tyrol begins using Cylon bio-technology to repair Galactica’s extensive damage.

Quote
"Great grandpa was a power sander!" -- Saul Tigh


17 Someone to Watch Over Me (Talk) February 27, 2009 SomeoneWatchingOverMe.jpg
Summary
With Galactica falling apart despite repairs, Kara continues to struggle with her identity and the daily grind of locating a viable home for the fleet, and she befriends a piano player practicing in Joe's Bar. Meanwhile, Tyrol is deeply conflicted when the first appointed Cylon representative to the Quorum requests Boomer to be released to face charges of treason, and Tigh copes with the miscarriage of his son.

Quote
"We're all in hell." -- Saul Tigh


18 Islanded In a Stream of Stars (Talk) March 6, 2009 IslandintheStars.jpg
Summary
The new Quorum motions to abandon and strip Galactica of her parts when it becomes clear the ship is damaged beyond repair, and the Final Five argue with Adama about sending out a rescue mission for Hera. Meanwhile, Kara turns to Baltar to determine the truth about her resurrection, Boomer returns to Cavil with Hera, the Cylons experiment with Anders by turning him into a Hybrid, and a devastated Helo begs Adama’s permission to find Hera on his own.

Quote
"I've had it up to here with destiny, prophecy, with God, or the gods. Look where it's left us. At the ass end of nowhere." -- William Adama


19 Daybreak, Part I (Talk) March 13, 2009 FirstDaybreak.jpg
Summary
As Galactica is stripped for parts and crew is transferred to different ships in the fleet Adama reflects on the loss suffered since the original attack on the Colonies. Meanwhile, Kara continues to work at discovering the meaning of the Final Five’s music, Baltar demands Lee grant he and his group political representation in the fleet, Helo and Tyrol debate the nature of the Eights, and Athena deals with the probable death of Hera.

Quote
"Galactica has been more than our guardian. She's literally a vessel into which we've poured all of our hopes and dreams. And when she's gone -- when we can no longer derive the security from looking out a window and seeing her massive bulk gliding by -- then this life will be over, and a new life will have begun." -- Gaius Baltar

20 Daybreak, Part II (Talk) March 20, 2009 Battleofthecolony.jpg
Summary
See Episode Guide Page.

Quote
"I'm just tired of people. Human. Cylon. Whatever." -- Galen Tyrol


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