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Battlestar Galactica (2004) - Season 1
     

Battlestar Galactica (2004) - Season 1

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Director: Allan Kroeker, Brad Turner, Jeff Woolnough

Cast: Edward James Olmos

 

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Picking up where Sci Fi Channel's 2003 miniseries left off, Battlestar Galactica - Season 1 begins with the remnants of humanity (all 48,000 of them) on the run in what’s left of their space fleet. The Cylons -- the robot race that destroyed the humans’ home planet, Caprica, at the miniseries’ conclusion -- have both the numbers and the superior technology. What the humans have is the titular, outdated flagship and a ragtag military led by the gruff career soldier Cmdr. Bill Adama (Edward James Olmos) and his frequently depressed, hard-drinking second-in-command, Col. Saul Tigh (Michael Hogan). On the political side, the newly installed president of the Colonies, Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell), tries to assert her authority with the military while dealing with the needs of her constituents. Vice President Gaius Baltar (the amazing James Callis) is haunted by his collaboration with the enemy and driven half mad by the frequent appearance of Six (Tricia Helfer), a Cylon agent only he can see. Fighter pilots Lee "Apollo" Adama (Jamie Bamber) and Kara "Starbuck" Thrace (Katee Sackhoff) wage the day-to-day battles against Cylon raids. A hit right from the start, and justifiably so, Battlestar Galactica rises above the sci-fi shoot-‘em-up clichés, thanks to producers David Eick and Ronald D. Moore, who have created a sci-fi universe in which they weave a rich dramatic tapestry. Consider the series' treatment of religion: The Cylons are monotheists, while humans are polytheists (which is manifest in amusingly pluralized cusswords). In addition to their numeric and technological advantages, the Cylons also have the treachery edge, and some have adapted human form. This allows for creepy infiltrations of the Galactica, including one that becomes apparent in the amazing season finale, "Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part II," in a truly jaw-dropping moment of violence. A classic cliff-hanger, the January 24, 2005, episode effectively whet appetites for Season 2, which premiered on July 15th with the series’ highest ratings ever.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/05/2010
UPC:
0025192013058
Rating:
NR
Source:
Universal Studios
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
12:35:00
Sales rank:
69,051

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Edward James Olmos Commander Bill Adama
Mary McDonnell President Laura Roslin
Katee Sackhoff Lt. Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace
Jamie Bamber Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama
James Callis Doctor/Vice President Gaius Baltar
Tricia Helfer Number Six
Michael Hogan Col. Saul Tigh
Grace Park Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii
Tahmoh Penikett Lt. Karl 'Helo' Agathon
Alessandro Juliani Lt. Gaeta
Kandyse McClure Petty Officer Dualla
Paul Campbell Billy Keikeya
Aaron Douglas Chief Petty Officer Galen Tyrol
Nicki Clyne Crewman Specialist Cally

Technical Credits
Allan Kroeker Director
Brad Turner Director
Edward James Olmos Director
Jeff Woolnough Director
Jonas Pate Director
Marita Grabiak Director
Michael Rymer Director
Robert Young Director
Rod Hardy Director
Sergio Mimica-Gezzan Director

Scene Index

Feature commentary-with director Michael Rymer and executive producers David Eick and Ronald D Moore; Sketches and art; Behind-the-scenes featurettes; Audio commentaries; Deleted scenes

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