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The fourth and final season of the reimagined science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica premiered on the Sci-Fi Channel in the United States on April 4, 2008, and concluded on March 20, 2009. Similar to the second season, it was split into two parts, each containing 10 episodes. “Season 4.0” aired from April to June 2008 and “Season 4.5” aired from January to March 2009. The fourth season contained 20 episodes


Season 4 – Episode 1: “He That Believeth in Me”

Starbuck returns to the Galactica and faces doubt from her former crew members as she tries to convince them she knows the way to Earth. Meanwhile Baltar takes up residence with a faction of his followers who believe he can save a young boy suffering from viral encephalitis.

Original Airdate: April 4, 2008
Survivor count: 39,698

Season 4 – Episode 2: “Six of One”bsg season 4 cover

Starbuck faces the repercussions of her armed confrontation with President Roslin and loses the confidence of most of the crew. After learning the Final Five models are within the colonial fleet, a Number Six model named Natalie leads a coup within the Cylon hierarchy.

Original Airdate: April 11, 2008
Survivor count: 39,676

Season 4 – Episode 3: “The Ties That Bind”

While Starbuck commands a lone freighter in her desperate search for Earth, political intrigue and marital discord aboard the Galactica are paralleled by deep rifts in the Cylons’ solidarity.

Original Airdate: April 18, 2008
Survivor count: 39,676

Season 4 – Episode 4: “Escape Velocity”

Baltar’s monotheisticcult activities expand, sparking political discord at the Quorum of Twelve, and possibly a religious civil war, while Colonel Tigh’s mental state again becomes fragile.

Original Airdate: April 25, 2008
Survivor count: 39,675

Season 4 – Episode 5: “The Road Less Travelled”

Starbuck faces mutiny on board the Demetrius when she expresses her intent in cooperating with the Cylon Leoben, who has boarded the ship to help her find Earth.

Original Airdate: May 2, 2008
Survivor count: 39,676

Season 4 – Episode 6: “Faith”

Starbuck leads a mission to see the Cylon Hybrid who reveals more clues to finding Earth. On Galactica, President Roslin discusses religious faith with a dying woman named Emily.

Original Airdate: May 9, 2008
Survivor count: 39,675

Season 4 – Episode 7: “Guess What’s Coming To Dinner?”

Bitter enemies must set aside their grudges as the Demetrius crew teams up with Cylon rebels to destroy a vital enemy target.

Original Airdate: May 16, 2008
Survivor count: 39,673

Season 4 – Episode 8: “Sine Qua Non”

In the aftermath of President Roslin’s abduction, a bitter power struggle erupts which threatens to tear the once-ordered world of the colonial fleet apart. .

Original Airdate: May 27, 2008
Survivor count: 39,674

Season 4 – Episode 9: “The Hub”

In pursuit of the enemy’s Resurrection Hub, a team of Viper pilots and Cylon rebels become uneasy collaborators in formulating a battle plan.

Original Airdate: June 6, 2008
Survivor count: 39,673

Season 4 – Episode 10: “Revelations”

D’Anna reveals that there are only four of the Final Five Cylons in the fleet and holds President Roslin hostage while attempting to lure the four out of hiding. After a dramatic entanglement, the humans and Cylons join together and arrive at Earth.

Original Airdate: June 13, 2008
Survivor count: 39,665

Season 4 – Episode 11: “Sometimes a Great Notion”Battlestar Galactica

Earth is revealed to have been populated by Cylons until a nuclear war, 2000 years in the past. Starbuck tracks the homing signal and finds her own remains on the planet. The identity of the fifth of the Final Five Cylons is revealed.

Original Airdate: January 16, 2009
Survivor count: 39,651

Season 4 – Episode 12: “A Disquiet Follows My Soul”

Laura Roslin begins to lose faith in the Pythian prophecy and her role as the dying leader. Tom Zarek intends to weaken the Human-Cylon alliance. Galen Tyrol is told that he is not the father of Cally’s son.

Original Airdate: January 23, 2009
Survivor count: 39,644

Season 4 – Episode 13: “The Oath”

Gaeta and Zarek start an uprising in the fleet, leaving the commanders of Galactica with a crucial choice.

Original Airdate: January 30, 2009
Survivor count: 39,643

Season 4 – Episode 14: “Blood on the Scales”

President Roslin faces off against Tom Zarek and Lt. Gaeta as they try to take control of the Colonial fleet. The alliance with the rebel Cylons as well as Adama’s life are both at stake.

Original Airdate: February 6, 2009
Survivor count: 39,603

Season 4 – Episode 15: “No Exit”

As Sam Anders recovers from surgery to dislodge the bullet in his brain, his memories of the Final Five Cylons re-emerge. Ellen Tigh resurrects aboard a Basestar, and reveals the part she played on Earth. With the Galactica losing structural integrity, Adama asks the newly reinstated Chief to fix the ship.

Original Airdate: February 13, 2009
Survivor count: 39,556

Season 4 – Episode 16: “Deadlock”

Galactica undergoes repairs using a Cylon substance that can help maintain the ship’s structural integrity. With Boomer’s help, Ellen Tigh escapes Cavil’s ship and reunites with the fleet completing the gathering of the Final Five. Caprica Six miscarries Tigh’s child, ending the hope that Cylons can reproduce with their own kind.

Original Airdate: February 20, 2009
Survivor count: 39,556

Season 4 – Episode 17: “Someone To Watch Over Me”

Starbuck encounters a mysterious piano player in Joe’s Bar and helps him work on his latest song. Realizing the musical notes match a series of dots drawn by Hera, Starbuck finishes the song which Col. Tigh and Tory Foster recognize as the music they heard when they learned they were Cylons. Tyrol unwittingly helps Boomer, who poses as Athena to kidnap Hera and take her to Cavil.

Original Airdate: February 27, 2009
Survivor count: 39,556

Season 4 – Episode 18: “Islanded in a Stream of Stars”

Boomer’s Raptor escape damages Galactica when she jumps too close to the hull. Admiral Adama makes the crucial decision to abandon ship and puts Lee in charge of offloading equipment to the rest of the fleet. As Starbuck searches for the meaning behind the “Cylon song”, Baltar tries to expose her return from the dead as proof of life after death.

Original Airdate: March 6, 2009
Survivor count: 39,521

Season 4 – Episode 19: “Daybreak (Part 1)” Cylon Earth

A series of pre-Cylon attack flashbacks delve into past situations of Caprica Six’s involvement in caring for Baltar’s elderly father, Roslin’s sudden loss of her family in an accident, and Lee Adama’s passionate feelings for Starbuck, who is dating his brother Zak. In the present, Anders reveals the location of Cavil’s base and Adama decides to take Galactica on one final mission to rescue Hera.

Original Airdate: March 13, 2009
Survivor count: 39,516

Season 4 – Episode 20: “Daybreak (Part 2/Part 3)”

Admiral Adama leads Galactica’s final battle and rescues Hera from the Cylon Colony. Starbuck draws upon the meaning of Hera’s musical notes to lead the fleet to a habitable world. The fate of the fleet and its relationship to modern day Earth is revealed.

Original Airdate: March 20, 2009
Survivor count at the beginning of Part 2: 39,406
Survivor count at the beginning of Part 3:
aproximatly 38,000

Survivor count at the end of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series: ?

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