References to Galactica 1980

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This article discusses various references to Galactica 1980 made by other works of note in various mediums including, but not limited to, television, film, or literary publications.


More Information Than You Require


Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

Still from 2:35 of "You Got Lucky".

Ookla the Mok

  • A band named Ookla The Mok makes a reference to Galactica 1980 in a song called Tommy: "Everything good turns to crap. It turns to crap and I don't mean maybe, just like Galactica 1980. It turns to crap. Crap!"


Welcome to Eltingville

  • In the Trivia Off, one of the questions is "What was Galactica 1980's time-slot?"



"What time-slot did Galactica 1980 have?"
"Sunday, seven to eight, ABC-"
  • In issue #6 which was the source material for the Welcome to Eltingville pilot, one of the Trivia Off questions is "What time-slot did Galactica 1980 have?"

Maximum Press

Like most separate continuity series based on the Original Series, the Maximum Press comics ignore Galactica 1980, but do make the occasional reference to it.

Webcomics/Comic strips

Blue Crash Kit


  1. Hodgman, John. More Information Than You Require. ISBN 9780525950349, p. 536.
  2. Tom Petty - You Got Lucky (backup available on (in ). (29 December 2009). Retrieved on 7 April 2011.