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List Rules Just the 2004 Ron Moore reboot of the show for this list, please.

This list icludes the best 'Battlestar Galactica' characters ever. When they rebooted 'Battlestar Galactica' as a real sci-fi drama, some fans were skeptical. I loved Dirk Benedict and Richard Hatch as much as the rest of them, but the reboot blew me away. And while the show may have had a few rough patches in its story-telling, the characters remained more awesome with every new episode. I dare say that BSG is one of the best sci-fi television series' of all time. Vote for your faves on this list, and add any I missed.

The 'Battlestar Galactica' reboot boasted a lot of fantastic, truly memorable characters. It's pretty hard to choose one over the other, in some cases, but that's exactly what I want everyone to do. Whether it's a character you love to hate (Gaius Baltar, anyone?) or characters you admire for their unflinching devotion to keeping everyone safe (Admiral William Adama and Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace), the decisions aren't easy ones. I leave it up to you, fellow BSG fans. And remember, this list is only for characters from the reboot, circa 2004 to 2009.

For more BSG goodness, check out these lists of all the 'Battlestar Galactica' episodes as well as this list of the 'Battlestar Galactica' cast list (from season one, on).
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337 102
William Adama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Edward James Olmos
2
415 136
Gaius Baltar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
James Callis
3
253 65
Number Six is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Tricia Helfer
4
356 100
Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
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312 130
Kara Thrace is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Katee Sackhoff
6
309 97
Karl Agathon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Tahmoh Penikett
7
295 97
Saul Tigh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
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284 125
Lee Adama is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Jamie Bamber
9
241 98
Sharon
10
245 114
Samuel T. Anders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Michael Trucco
11
252 95
Anastasia Dualla is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Kandyse McClure
12
195 104
Galen Tyrol is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Aaron Douglas
13
237 186
Laura Roslin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Mary McDonnell
14
164 97
Sherman Cottle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Donnelly Rhodes
15
241 104
Tom Zarek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Richard Hatch
16
155 84
Romo Lampkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Mark Sheppard
17
158 109
Leoben Conoy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Leoben Conoy
18
187 104
Felix Gaeta is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Alessandro Juliani
19
163 92
John Cavil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
John Cavil
20
226 121
Tory Foster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Rekha Sharma
21
182 129
Ellen Tigh is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Kate Vernon
22
122 92
Louanne Katraine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Luciana Carro
23
88 108
D'Anna Biers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Lucy Lawless
24
130 44
Margaret Edmondson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Leah Cairns
25
89 111
Helena Cain is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Characters
Michelle Forbes