Battlestar Galactica Season 1 1

Cylon-Droid-WPThe first season of the reimagined science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica, commissioned by the Sci-Fi Channel in February 2004, began airing eight months later in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It premiered on Sci-Fi in the United States with a two-hour debut on January 14, 2005. The first episode of the series received a Hugo Award and the season’s 13 episodes were recognized with a Peabody Award “for pushing the limits of science fiction and making it accessible to all.”

The first season is a follow-up to the miniseries which first aired in December 2003.



Season 1 – Episode 1: “33”

Following the exodus of humans from the Colonies, the fleet is attacked by the Cylons every 33 minutes as the survivors cope with their losses, compounded by a lack of sleep.

Battlestar Galactica: The official companion book (Season 1)

Battlestar Galactica: The official companion book (Season 1)

Original air date: October 18, 2004
Survivor Count: 49.998

 Season 1 – Episode 2: “Water”

An explosion onboard Galactica forces an emergency search for water

Original air date: October 25, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.973

 Season 1 – Episode 3: “Bastille Day”

As water riots break out in the fleet, Apollo tries to convince prisoners aboard the Astral Queen to help with collecting the water; however the appearance of a famous terrorists complicates his plans

Original air date: November 1, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.958

 Season 1 – Episode 4: “Act of Contrition”

An accident on the hangar deck forces Starbuck to begin training new pilots, bringing back old memories of her training of Zak Adama

Original air date: November 8, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.958

 Season 1 – Episode 5: “You Can’t Go Home Again”

Battlestar Galactica season 1

Battlestar Galactica season 1

As Starbuck attempts to escap the barren moon she has stranded on, Adama and Apollo risk everything to find her, putting them at odds with Tigh and Roslin

Original air date: November 15, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.945

Season 1 – Episode 6: “Litmus”

A Cylon suicide bomber propts Adama to form an independent tribunal to investigate the Cylon threat in the fleet.

Original air date: November 22, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.945

Season 1 – Episode 7: “Six Degrees of Separation”

Baltar comes under investigation when Number Six appears in real life, accusing him of helping the Cylons achieve the genocide of humanity and the destruction of the Colonies.

Original air date: November 29, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.942

Season 1 – Episode 8: “Flesh and Bone”

Starbuck interrogates a captured Leoben as Roslin begins to have strange vision of the same Cylon

Original air date: December 6, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.938


The book also covers hand-drawn maps which are said to be depictions of ancient cities of the planet of Kobol.Season 1 – Episode 9: “Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down”

As Roslin investigates the possibility of Adama being a Cylon, Tigh receives a visitor from the past.

Original air date: December 13, 2004
Survivor Count: 47.905

Season 1 – Episode 10: “The Hand of God”

With the fleet running desperately low on fuel, the crew of the Galactica begin to plan an ambitious operation to capture a heavily guarded Cylon-controlled tylium asteroid.

Original air date: January 3, 2005
Survivor Count: 47,905

 Season 1 – Episode 11: “Colonial Day”

To celebrate the anniversary of the Articles of Colonization, Roslin reconstitutes the Quorum of Twelve; however, the election of Tom Zarek to the Quorum creates a political crisis for Roslin.

Original air date: January 10, 2005
Survivor Count: 47,898

 Season 1 – Episode 12: “Kobol’s Last Gleaming (Part 1)”

The discovery of the lost birthplace of humanity causes a split between Roslin and Adama.

Original air date: January 17, 2005
Survivor Count: 47,897

 Season 1 – Episode 13: “Kobol’s Last Gleaming (Part 2)”

The political crisis between Roslin and Adama forces Apollo to make a difficult decision, as Starbuck returns to Caprica on a mission for Roslin.

Original air date: January 24, 2005
Survivor Count: 47,887


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