TV episodes The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time  

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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.

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.
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33 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
33 Jan 01 2004 "33" is the first and pilot episode of the reimagined military science fiction television program Battlestar Galactica, immediately following the events of the 2003 miniseries. ...more

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Exodus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Exodus Oct 13 2006 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 ...more

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Pegasus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Pegasus Sep 23 2005 Battlestar Galactica was not the only Battlestar to have survived the cylon attack, The Battlestar Pegasus also survived.

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Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2 Apr 01 2005 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. ...more

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Lay Down Your Burdens is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Lay Down Your Burdens Mar 03 2006 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 ...more

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You Can't Go Home Again is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
You Can't Go Home Again Feb 04 2005 When Lt. Kara Thrace goes missing in action after encountering a Cylon patrol while on a training mission, Commander Adama feels responsible — especially in light of her recent admission that ...more

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Crossroads is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Crossroads, Part 1 Mar 18 2007 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 ...more

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The Son Also Rises is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
The Son Also Rises Mar 11 2007 When Baltar's representatives face assassination attempts, Adama asks Lee to protect Baltar's lawyer. After taking on the assignment, Lee seeks to play an active role in Baltar's defense.

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Crossroads (2) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Crossroads, Part 2 When the staff is quarantined for the night, they spend the hours reminiscing about turning points in their lives.

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Downloaded is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Downloaded Feb 24 2006 After Boomer's consciousness is downloaded into a new body following her death, she struggles with her new life on Cylon-occupied Caprica. Number Six is asked to help Boomer adjust to her new ...more

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Scar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Scar Feb 03 2006 A crazed Cylon Raider attacks the Colonial fleet in a series of hit-and-run attacks. Overworked Viper pilots must defend a mining operation from this Raider that they nickname "Scar."

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Unfinished Business is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Amy Boal added Unfinished Business Dec 01 2006 Adama stages a boxing tournament on the Galactica to help the crew relax. The competitive atmosphere sets off a brutal match between Kara and Lee. Flashbacks from New Caprica reveal the origin ...more

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The Hand of God is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
The Hand of God Mar 11 2005 As its fuel supply dwindles, the fleet must seek out a new supply of tylium ore or risk becoming sitting ducks to any Cylon attack. A recon patrol finds an asteroid full of the fuel, but there's ...more

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Occupation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Occupation Oct 06 2006 Tigh, Tyrol and Anders lead the Resistance on New Caprica to increasingly deadly attacks against the Cylons. Kara finds herself trapped in a new life with Leoben Conoy, and Duck makes a fateful ...more

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Revelations is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Revelations Jun 13 2008 D'Anna holds President Roslin and other Colonials hostage in order to draw out the Final Five from the Colonial fleet. Col. Tigh believes he has the solution to end the standoff.

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Precipice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Precipice Oct 06 2006 Adama plans to return to New Caprica and drop off a surprising person to act as a liason between Galactica and the Resistance.Tigh's insistence on the use of suicide bombers and ever escalating ...more

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Sometimes a Great Notion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Sometimes a Great Notion Jan 16 2009 Kara struggles with the foreboding prediction of the Cylon Hybrid, while Adama and the Colonial fleet face despair over their shocking discovery.

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Six of One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Six of One Apr 11 2008 The Cylons learn that the Final Five are in the Colonial fleet. Some of the Cylons want the Cavil model to stop lobotomizing the Raider ships. Starbuck desperately tries to convince the others ...more

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No Exit is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
No Exit Feb 13 2009 "No Exit" is the seventeenth episode in the fourth season of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica. It aired on television in the United States and Canada on February 13, 2009. The ...more

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The Oath is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
The Oath Jan 30 2009 "The Oath" is the fifteenth episode in the fourth season of the reimagined Battlestar Galactica. It aired on television in the United States and Canada on January 30, 2009 and in the ...more

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Someone to Watch Over Me is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
Someone to Watch Over Me Feb 27 2009 Kara feels lost while she struggles to cope with Sam's continued coma, meanwhile Boomer faces charges of treason from the Cylons onboard the base ship who blame her for voting against her model ...more