Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 27, 1980
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network
Genre
Galactica 1980 tv show photo

Galactica 1980

The fugitive star fleet finally reaches its legendary destination. Commander Adama discovers that the Planet Earth in 1980 is not technologically advanced enough to help them battle the Cylons. Indeed, by coming to Earth, the Galactica has inadvertently exposed the helpless planet to attack by the android race bent on exterminating all humanity.

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01x10 The Return of Starbuck Aired: May. 04, 1980

- Dr. Zee tells Adama about a dream where he sees Starbuck, crashed on a distant planet, befriending an injured Cylon Centurion and a mysterious …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 10 episodes air in 1980.

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • For a sequence that showed the Cylons attacking Earth, the producers used footage from Earthquake and superimposed Cylon fighters firing and causing the destruction in the sequence. Thus they…
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    For a sequence that showed the Cylons attacking Earth, the producers used footage from Earthquake and superimposed Cylon fighters firing and causing the destruction in the sequence. Thus they managed to create a spectacular sequence on a tiny budget.
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  • Lorne Greene (Adama) and Herbert Jefferson Jr. (Boomer) are the only regular cast members from the original Battlestar Galactica (1978) to appear in this sequel series. As a last ditch effort…
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    Lorne Greene (Adama) and Herbert Jefferson Jr. (Boomer) are the only regular cast members from the original Battlestar Galactica (1978) to appear in this sequel series. As a last ditch effort to raise ratings, the producers brought back Dirk Benedict as Starbuck for one episode.
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  • Capt. Troy was the same character as Boxey (Apollo's adopted son) from the original Battlestar Galactica (1978), twenty years later.
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