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 18 Murder on the Rising Star

First Aired: February 18, 1979

Starbuck is suspected when one of his warrior foes is murdered. Apollo: Richard Hatch. Adama: Lorne Greene. Chella: Ben Frank. Pallon: Lyman Ward. Boomer: Herb Jefferson Jr. Athena: Maren Jensen. Cassiopea: Laurette Spang. Sheba: Anne Lockhart. Solon: Brock Peters. Barton: W.K. Stratton. Baltar: John Colicos.

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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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