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 7 The Long Patrol

First Aired: October 15, 1978

Starbuck discovers a forgotten space penitentiary inhabited by descendants of the original criminals. Robber: James Whitmore Jr. Croad: Ted Gehring. Waiter: John Holland. Apollo: Richard Hatch. Boomer: Herb Jefferson Jr. Adama: Lorne Greene. Boxey: Noah Hathaway. Athena: Maren Jensen. Cassiopea: Laurette Spang.

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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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