Battlestar Galactica

  • 1978
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Big-budget sci-fi flop that was more than a bit reminiscent of `Star Wars' (with which it shared a special-effects creator). Set 4000 years in the future, `Galactica' follows the fragile fortunes of a caravan of spaceships fleeing to Earth from a galaxy dominated by mechanical beings bent on destroying the human race. The series launched on ABC and was (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 1 Saga of a Star World

First Aired: September 17, 1978

Apollo and Boomer (Herb Jefferson Jr.) find that many of the fleet's provisions were contaminated, which may cause mass starvation. Second of three parts. Lorne Greene. Sire Uri: Ray Milland. Athena: Maren Jensen. Tigh: Terry Carter. Serina: Jane Seymour. Boxey: Noah Hathaway. Adar: Lew Ayers. Baltar: John Colicos. Jolly: Tony Swartz.

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  • Premiered: September 17, 1978
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Big-budget sci-fi flop that was more than a bit reminiscent of `Star Wars' (with which it shared a special-effects creator). Set 4000 years in the future, `Galactica' follows the fragile fortunes of a caravan of spaceships fleeing to Earth from a galaxy do… (more)

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