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Created By:

Glen A. Larson

Website:

www.syfy.com/battlestar

Synopsis:

Set in a distant solar system, where a civilization of humans live on a series of planets known as the Twelve Colonies. In the past, the Colonies had been at war with a cybernetic race known as the Cylons. The Cylons launch a sudden sneak attack on the Colonies, laying waste to the planets and devastating their populations. Of all the Colonial Fleet, the Battlestar Galactica appears to be the only military capital ship that survived the attack. Under the leadership of Colonial Fleet officer Commander William "Bill" Adama and President Laura Roslin, the Galactica and its crew take up the task of leading the small fugitive fleet of survivors into space in search of a fabled refuge known as Earth.  

Network:

SYFY

Cast:

Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer, Grace Park, Michael Hogan, Tahmoh Penikett, Aaron Douglas, Alessandro Juliani, Michael Trucco, Kandyse McClure

Run Dates:

October 18, 2004 March 24, 2009

DVD:

Battlestar Galactica (2004): The Complete Series [Blu-ray]

Galactica 1980 (1980 Series)

Created By:

Glen A. Larson

Synopsis:

Set during the year 1980, and a generation after the original series, the Galactica and its fleet of 220 civilian ships have finally discovered Earth, only to find that its people are not as scientifically advanced and that the planet can neither defend itself against the Cylons nor help the Galactica as originally hoped. Therefore, teams of Colonial warriors are covertly sent to the planet to work incognito with various members of the scientific community, hoping to advance Earth's technology. 

Network:

ABC

Cast:

Lorne Greene, Kent McCord, Barry Van Dyke, Richard Lynch

Run Dates:

January 27, 1980 May 4, 1980

DVD:

Galactica 1980: The Complete Series

Battlestar Galactica  (1978 Series)

Created By:

Glen A. Larson

Synopsis:

Humanity lived on twelve colony worlds in a distant star system. They fought a thousand-year war with the Cylons, warrior robots created by a reptilian race which expired long ago. Having never been commanded to cease fire, these warrior robots waged war against the colonials. Mankind was defeated in a sneak attack on their homeworlds conceived by the Cylons. Protected by the last surviving warship, a battlestar called Galactica, the survivors fled. The Commander of the Galactica, Adama, led this fleet of 220 ships in search of a new home on a legendary planet called Earth. 

Network:

ABC

Cast:

Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, John Colicos, Maren Jensen, Noah Hathaway, Jane Seymour, Herb Jefferson, Jr., Tony Swartz, Laurette Spang, Terry Carter, Ed Begley, Jr., Rick Springfield, Anne Lockhart, David Greenan, Sarah Rush

Run Dates:

September 17, 1978 April 29, 1979

DVD:

Battlestar Galactica - The Complete Epic Series

 

 

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