Battlestar Galactica - Season 4.0

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Barnes & Noble - Christina Urban
At the end of Season 3 in March 2007, fans of SciFi's Battlestar Galactica were left with the startling revelation that four members of the fleet were actually Cylons: Col. Saul Tigh (Michael Hogan); Ensign Sam Anders (Michael Trucco); Chief Galen Tyrol (Aaron Douglas); and the president's aide, Tory Foster (Rekha Sharma). In March 2008's Season 4 premiere, the four secret Cylons bond together to determine what role they play as ...
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Special Features

Unrated Extended version of Battlestar Galactica: Razor; ; Behind-the-scenes featurettes: The Journey - Cyclons: The Twelve; Season 4&5: The Untold Story - Untold ; The Music of Battlestar Galactica; Caprica Sneak Preview; ; Deleted Scenes; Podcasts; Producer's Video Blogs; Love In Space/Why Hath David Foresaken Us?/So, This Is It - What Next?/What Now? - Digital Pressure/Space Cowbooys - Lucy's Breakdown/Are You Frakkin' Kidding Me? - I'm a Frakkin' Cyclon/Last Call
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Christina Urban
At the end of Season 3 in March 2007, fans of SciFi's Battlestar Galactica were left with the startling revelation that four members of the fleet were actually Cylons: Col. Saul Tigh (Michael Hogan); Ensign Sam Anders (Michael Trucco); Chief Galen Tyrol (Aaron Douglas); and the president's aide, Tory Foster (Rekha Sharma). In March 2008's Season 4 premiere, the four secret Cylons bond together to determine what role they play as part of the Final 5 Cylon models. Starbuck (Katee Sackhoff), thought dead, returns to the Galactica with news that she has seen Earth and can lead the fleet to it. President Roslin (Mary McDonnell) and Adm. Adama (Edward James Olmos) are understandably skeptical, and Starbuck embarks on a season-long mission to convince them. Meanwhile, having written an eye-opening manifesto in Season 3, Gaius Baltar (James Callis) gains a group of religious followers who believe he can show them the path to spiritual enlightenment. Over in the Cylon fleet, a debate about whether the Centurions and Raiders have sentience has an extraordinary outcome that sets up the concluding episodes of the season. Along with the 11 episodes that comprise the first half of Season 4, this set also contains both the unrated extended and broadcast versions of the BSG telefilm Razor, originally telecast November 24, 2007.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/6/2009
  • UPC: 025195017053
  • Rating:

  • Source: Universal Studios
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Slip Sleeve
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: English
  • Time: 5:20:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 23,860

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Edward James Olmos Rear Adm. Bill Adama
Mary McDonnell President Laura Roslin
Katee Sackhoff Capt. Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace Anders
Jamie Bamber Mr. Lee Adama, Caprica Delegate, Quorum of the Twelve Delegates
James Callis Mr. Gaius Baltar
Tricia Helfer Number Six/Caprica Six
Michael Hogan Col. Saul Tigh
Grace Park Number Eight/Sharon 'Athena' Agathon
Tahmoh Penikett Capt. Karl 'Helo' Agathon
Aaron Douglas Chief Petty Officer/Specialist Galen Tyrol
Nicki Clyne Petty Officer 2nd Class Cally Henderson Tyrol
Michael Trucco Ensign Samuel T. Anders
Rekha Sharma Presidential Aide Tory Foster
Alessandro Juliani Specialized tactical officer Lt. JG Felix Gaeta
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Battlestar Galactica
1. Making Choices (Main Titles) [3:21]
2. Taking Command [3:32]
3. Reporting For Duty [:10]
4. Cylons Attack [2:16]
5. Search & Rescue [4:15]
6. Run Or Hide? [:08]
7. First Target [1:16]
8. Questioning Orders [2:30]
9. Relic from the Past [:16]
10. Human Experiments [:21]
11. A Matter of Trust [6:22]
12. Innocent Civilians [3:07]
13. Carrying Out Orders [:19]
14. Don't Look Back [:17]
15. Showtime [5:38]
16. No Prisoners [2:38]
17. Last Resort [1:34]
18. Presence of God [2:41]
19. Destiny [:24]
20. End Titles [1:21]
Disc #2 -- Battlestar Galatica
1. He That Believeth In Me [10:16]
1. Six Of One [19:22]
1. The Ties That Bind [10:07]
1. Escape Velocity [3:53]
Disc #3 -- Battlestar Galactica
1. The Road Less Traveled [11:11]
1. Faith [15:56]
1. Guess What's Coming To Dinner [9:14]
Disc #4 -- Battlestar Galactica
1. Sine Qua Non [7:54]
1. The Hub [17:52]
1. Revelations [6:58]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Battlestar Galactica
   Play
      Play Broadcast Version
      Play Unrated Extended Edition
   Scenes
   Languages
      Spoken Language
         English 5.1
         Commentary To The Unrated Extended Edition With Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Writer Michael Taylor
      Subtitles
         English SDH*
         Español
         Subtitles: Off
   Bonus Features
      Deleted Scenes
      The Look Of Battlestar Galactica
      My Favorite Episode So Far
      Season 4 Sneak Peek
      Season 4 Trailer
      Minisodes
      Commentary to the Unrated Extended Edition with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Writer Michael Taylor: On/Off
Disc #2 -- Battlestar Galatica
   Play All
   Episode Index
         Podcast Commentary
            He That Believeth In Me: On/Off
            Six Of One: On/Off
            The Ties That Bind: On/Off
            Escape Velocity: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
         Podcast Commentary
            He That Believeth In Me: On/Off
            Six Of One: On/Off
            The Ties That Bind: On/Off
            Escape Velocity: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
         Podcast Commentary
            He That Believeth In Me: On/Off
            Six Of One: On/Off
            The Ties That Bind: On/Off
            Escape Velocity: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
         Podcast Commentary
            He That Believeth In Me: On/Off
            Six Of One: On/Off
            The Ties That Bind: On/Off
            Escape Velocity: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
   Bonus Features
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
         He That Believeth In Me
         Six Of One
         The Ties That Bind
         Escape Velocity
      Ronald M. Moore's Podcast Commentaries
         He That Believeth In Me: On/Off
         Six Of One: On/Off
         The Ties That Bind: On/Off
         Escape Velocity: On/Off
   Subtitles
      English SDH*
      Español
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #3 -- Battlestar Galactica
   Play All
   Previews
      Columbo
      Friday Night Lights
      Heroes
      House
      Law & Order
      Monk
      The Office
      Psych
      Quantum Leap
      Play All
   Episode Index
         Podcast Commentary
            The Road Less Traveled: On/Off
            Deleted Scenes
         Audio Commentary
            Faith With Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Supervising Producers Bradley Thompson and David Weddle: On/Off
            Deleted Scenes
         Deleted Scenes
         Audio Commentary
         Deleted Scenes
   Bonus Features
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
         The Road Less Traveled
         Faith
         Guess What's Coming To Dinner
      David Eick's Video Blogs
         Play All
         Love In Space
         Why Hath David Forsaken Us?
         So, This Is It
         What Next? What Now?
         Digital Pressure
         Space Cowboys
         Lucy's Breakdown
         Are You Frakkin' Kidding Me?
         I'm a Frakkin' Cyclon
         Last Call
      Audio Commentaries
      Ronald D. Moore's Podcast Commentary
   Subtitles
      English SDH*
      Español
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #4 -- Battlestar Galactica
   Play All
   Episode Index
         Audio Commentary
            Sine Qua Non with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Writer Michael Taylor: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
         Podcast Commentary
            The Hub with Co-Executive Producer Jane Espenson, Editor Michael O'Halloran and Supervising Editor Andrew Seklir: On/Off
            Revelations with Writers David Weddle and Bradley Thompson and Editor Julius Ramsay: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
         Podcast Commentary
            The Hub with Co-Executive Producer Jane Espenson, Editor Michael O'Halloran and Supervising Editor Andrew Seklir: On/Off
            Revelations with Writers David Weddle and Bradley Thompson and Editor Julius Ramsay: On/Off
         Deleted Scenes
   Bonus Features
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
         Sine Qua Non
         The Hub
         Revelations
      The Journey
      Cyclons: The Twelve
      Season 45: The Untold Story - Untold
      The Music of Battlestar Galactica
      Caprica Sneak Peek
      Audio Commentary
         Sine Qua Non with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore and Writer Michael Taylor: On/Off
      Ronald D. Moore's Podcast Commentaries
         The Hub with Co-Executive Producer Jane Espenson, Editor Michael O'Halloran and Supervising Editor Andrew Seklir: On/Off
         Revelations with Writers David Weddle and Bradley Thompson and Editor Julius Ramsay: On/Off
   Subtitles
      English SDH*
      Español
      Subtitles: Off
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Classic Series

    This television series was excellent!!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Shawty Get a Hold of Yerself!!!!!

    When my father died in 1980 I thought all was lost. I couldn't eat, couldn't sleep, could barely get out of bed in the morning. One day, I think it was in October 1982, I turned on the television and a show called "Battlestar 1980" was coming on. I'd heard of the old series but never felt a need to watch it. Well I guess this was a re-run of the final episode of the old series, only shot years after the show ended it's regular rotation. In my stained, dirty bathrobe I sat and watched this thing. It wasn't very good to be honest. The special effects where very underwhelming and I'm pretty sure most of the cast had only done cereal commercials before this. I must've passed out mid-way through the episode because I don't remember actually seeing how it ended. What I do remember is waking up in the hospital almost thirty years later! Apparently I'd slipped into some sort of alcohol / cocaine induced coma while I was watching the show and had been in a vegetative state for the remainder of the 80's, 90's, and damn near the aughts! I won't go into detail about how wierd it was to wake up to a world where not one, but TWO Bushes had somehow made it into the White House and Michael Jackson had become such an odd character but I'm sure you can imagine it wasn't easy. After being released from the hospital I went back to the house my father had left me to try and piece it all together. It was almost exactly as I had left it, albeit covered in about six inches of dust and spiders, nearly three decades earlier. Oh god the spiders. I didn't bother to clean up much, I just wanted to get back to what I was doing before the "incident". I sort of instinctively sat on the old red, now grey, sofa and reached for the remote control to turn on the television. Before I could realize the absurdity of what I was doing the television sort of hummed for a second and then glowed as vibrantly as it had back when Bowie was king and breakdancing made sense! Apparently my father had left some sort of trust open to be drawn from for the utlities to be paid on a monthly basis. My original cable company, NuVision, had since been purchased by Comcast. As long as the bills stayed current they kept a constant lifeline of edutainment flowing. I flipped through the thousand or so channels now available to me in search of anything familiar. Most of what I saw was what looked like home movies of very tan young people hurting each other's feelings. It made me frustrated and a little scared to be honest. I then found salvation. Salvation in the form of the last thing I remember before that fateful day 29 years ago. It was Battlestar! It was an updated Battlestar with stunning special effects and the chinese dude from Blade Runner in the lead role! Man he aged a lot better than I did, although I don't think he's actually Chinese anymore. Have they figured out how to change that for people? I'll have to look into it. Anyways, I've been watching the show every Friday since. I'm so excited to get to see how the series ends in this Friday's two hour long finale. As you may remember from earlier in my review I slipped into a very long coma before getting to see how things turned out for the crew of the Galactica. Yep, this Friday I'm going to sit back down on that old comfy couch in that same old, stained, bathrobe and watch with great delight. I'll also be drinking / doping myself back into a coma again. Maybe when I wake up thirty years from now they'll have fix

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Great First half of the season

    I have been a fan of the series since the 1970/80's edition. I was skeptical at first about the Re-imagined series, but thus far have not been disappointed. Season 4, the last of the series, is spectacular. All of the actors are on their top notch performances, the story line is finally getting somewhere: earth! The deleted scenes are great too. A must buy!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    BSG 4.0 Eye Opening and Required Viewing

    I had to buy the 2nd season because my DVR died with that full season unwatched. I decided to buy Season 1 as well which put me on the road to a) make sure I keep up with my DVR and watch the episodes as soon as I could; b) re-watching the episodes revealed tid-bits of info I'd missed; c) uncovered sub-plots and insights previously hidden; d) Seasons 2.0, 2.5, 3 and Razor, along with 4.0 were ALL worth it!

    BSG 4.0 really paved the way for a more enjoyable viewing of the final season.

    You will enjoy it.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    love battlestar

    unfortunately havent had the time to watch yet, but if it is Anything like the previous seasons, it's going to be GREAT!!! wouldn't recommend for someone who hasn't seen the other seasons, can be alot to take in if don't have background. other then that great series!!!

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Solid science fiction supported by interesting characters and uniformly good acting

    Dark, violent, and intense, Battlestar Galactica ("BSG") continues to hook you even as it starts to wrap things up in this fourth season. There are plenty of plot twists and bits that you will try to guess: who is the Last of the Five? Starbuck? The Admiral? Lee? Will the humans and the cylons figure out a way to coexist or perhaps even thrive, or will they simply flame out in a spasm of violence? Is this "future history" indeed merely part of a never-ending cycle as some of the story's mystics insist?

    Start at the beginning and watch the episodes in order. Avoid spoilers, and savor the story.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Best TV series of all time, IMHO

    Fans of the original BSG are mixed about the new series, but not me. That was light, campy fun. This is heavy, intense human drama of the highest order, provided by an incredible ensemble of actors. Amazing characters, heroic yet significantly flawed, challenged by situations that test them to their limits. The twists of the story arc are sometimes shocking, but always believable. I got hooked mid-season 3, and have purchased everything available on DVD. Be sure to check out the "deleted scenes". Some useful insights are found there.<BR/><BR/>You don't need to buy the miniseries or "Razor" separately if you buy the seasons. The miniseries is in the Season 1 DVD set, and "Razor" is in Season 4.0. Also, note that season 2 is split into "Season 2.0" and "Season 2.5" -- you'll need them both.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This is a awesome collection

    I got to see about three episodes of this season due to the late hour they had it on the schedule and it was wonderful to be able to see all the episodes back to back and it helped to fill in some of the gaps. Razor is terrific and answered a lot of questions I had.

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