The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time

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Vote for your favorite Battlestar Galactica episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Battlestar Galactica episodes, as determined by voters like you. With a cult following and strong cast of characters, Battlestar Galactica is often considered one of the greatest space western shows of all time. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Battlestar Galactica episodes of all time are. You can also find more shows like Battlestar Galactica to watch if you're all done with this series.

Fans of Battlestar are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. Examples include Fire in Space and The Magnificent Warriors. What is the best Battlestar Galactica episode of all time? Look below and find out.

  • When the staff is quarantined for the night, they spend the hours reminiscing about turning points in their lives.
    • Season: Battlestar Galactica
    • Episode Number: 7
    31 votes
  • Exodus
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    49 VOTES
    Sharon helps the Resistance on New Caprica as Adama leads Galactica on a dangerous rescue operation.Tyrol races to save Cally from the execution squad. Meanwhile Anders uncovers treachery among the humans.D'Anna Biers/Number Three meets the Oracle Selloi after having strange dreams about the temple.
    • Season: Battlestar Galactica Series 3
    • Episode Number: 3
    49 votes
  • Chief Tyrol is plagued by terrifying dreams and seeks the aid of a priest. Kara leads a rescue mission to Caprica. Roslin and Baltar go head-to-head in a presidential debate that changes dramatically with the discovery of a habitable planet.
    • Season: Battlestar Galactica Season 2
    • Episode Number: 19
    29 votes
  • Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2
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    37 VOTES

    Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2

    When Commander Adama learns that Kara disobeyed orders and Jumped to Caprica on orders from President Roslin, he demands the president's resignation, with the implied threat of a military coup. Roslin refuses his demand and sparks a confrontation.
    • Season: Battlestar Galactica Season 1
    • Episode Number: 13
    37 votes
  • Pegasus
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    49 VOTES
    Battlestar Galactica was not the only Battlestar to have survived the cylon attack, The Battlestar Pegasus also survived.
    • Season: Battlestar Galactica Season 2
    • Episode Number: 10
    49 votes
  • Baltar's trial testimony threatens the very stability of the fleet. Lee assists Romo Lampkin in Baltar's defense.Some in the fleet begin to feel that Baltar is divine. Though he dismisses such beliefs, Number Six suggests that the followers may know more about his true nature than Baltar does himself.
    • Season: Battlestar Galactica Series 3
    • Episode Number: 19
    26 votes