The BEST episodes of Battlestar Galactica
Every episode of Battlestar Galactica ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Battlestar Galactica!
When the 12 Colonies of Man are wiped out by a cybernetic race called the Cylons, Commander Adama and the crew of the Battlestar Galactica lead a ragtag fleet of human survivors in search of a "mythical planet" called Earth.
#3 - Saga of a Star World (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/17/1978
The Cylon Empire tricks the Twelve Colonies into believing they are striving for peace. Then they ambush the unprepared colonies and destroy the military's Battlestar fleet. One surviving Battlestar, the Galactica, under the command of Commander Adama, gathers the remaining humans and leads them in the search for the legendary 13th colony called Earth.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#5 - The Gun on Ice Planet Zero (1)
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/22/1978
Baltar attempts to lure Galactica into range of a gigantic pulsar cannon. Adama becomes aware of the trap and sends in a team of commandos to destroy it.
#8 - Murder on the Rising Star
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/18/1979
Starbuck's rival from a popular sporting event is found murdered, and the evidence points to Starbuck. Apollo volunteers to be his Protector,. Apollo must now prove Starbuck's innocence.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#9 - Baltar's Escape
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/11/1979
When Baltar plans his escape with the help of the three Borellians and the Eastern Alliance Enforcers, members of the Council of Twelve are taken hostage, and Adama must give in to the escapees' demands.
#10 - Experiment in Terra
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/18/1979
Apollo and Starbuck follow the escaped Eastern Alliance ship back to Terra, where they help the Terrans overcome a nuclear holocaust, with the help of the race of white lights that had earlier helped them defeat Count Iblis.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#11 - War of the Gods (1)
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/14/1979
While the fleet is plagued by glowing lights that constantly fly past them too fast to be followed, Apollo, Starbuck, and Sheba find the remains of a shipwreck, with a mysterious and seemingly all-powerful being named Count Iblis, who helps them capture Baltar.
#12 - The Lost Planet of the Gods (2)
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/1/1978
While Commander Adama leads the rag-tag fleet of ships to the planet Kobol, where he hopes to find clues of Earth's location, the Viper pilots contract a disease, making it necessary for the women to take on fighter patrol duties. But the traitor Baltar leads the Cylons in an attack on the Galactica.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#13 - Saga of a Star World (2)
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/17/1978
When the fleet stops at the planet Carillon to refuel and pick up supplies, a newly-elected member of the Council seizes power from Commander Adama. Boomer and Starbuck check out a shady casino resort on the planet.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#14 - The Living Legend (2)
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/3/1978
The brash Commander Cain insists that the Galactica join in on a frontal attack on the Cylons -- an attack that Adama believes would be a suicide mission.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#15 - The Man with Nine Lives
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/28/1979
An old con man known as Chameleon meets Starbuck and convinces him that he may be Starbuck's father, to gain Starbuck's help in evading a trio of bloodthirsty Borellians who are after him in revenge for another con.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#16 - The Gun on Ice Planet Zero (2)
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/29/1978
Apollo and Starbuck lead a group of convicts on a possible suicide mission to destroy the cannon, which is located on an icy planet.
#17 - The Long Patrol
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/15/1978
Starbuck is assigned to test a new ultra-fast, but unarmed, Viper with a talking computer named CORA; but when he meets a bootlegger, who steals the Viper, Starbuck finds himself arrested by the Galactic Police of a prison planet.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#18 - Greetings from Earth (2)
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/25/1979
When Apollo and Starbuck find a primitive sleeper ship carrying a man, a woman, and four children, the inhabitants reveal that they are from Terra, an Earth-like planet at war with the evil Eastern Alliance.
#19 - The Lost Planet of the Gods (1)
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/24/1978
Apollo and Starbuck discover a void in space. Commander Adama is convinced that this void will lead them to the planet Kobol, and orders they go through.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#20 - The Magnificent Warriors
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/12/1978
When a Cylon attack destroys most of the fleet's food supply, the Galactica must trade equipment for grain on a rural planet plagued by the Borays, a group of pig-like marauders.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#21 - Take the Celestra
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/1/1979
Starbuck runs in to his long-lost love, Aurora, who is involved with a group trying to free the passenger ship Celestra from its supposedly dictatorial captain.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#22 - The Young Lords
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/19/1978
Starbuck crashes on the planet Trillion, where the Cylons have destroyed all the humans except for a band of children, who have become warriors to save their enslaved father.
#23 - The Lost Warrior
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/8/1978
Apollo is marooned on a Western Frontier-like planet, where he meets a woman and her son ... and a damaged Cylon, known as Red Eye, who has become a notorious gunslinger.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#24 - Fire in Space
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/17/1978
A Cylon kamikaze attack leaves the Galactica burning in space, with no way to extinguish the blaze that has trapped Boomer, Athena, and Boxey except a dangerous spacewalk by Apollo and Starbuck.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV