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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. 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.

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Exodus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Oct 13 2006

Season: Battlestar Galactica Series 3

Episode Number: 3

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33 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
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"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. "33" follows Galactica and her civilian fleet as they are forced to contend with constant Cylon pursuit for days without sleep; they are forced to ultimately destroy one of their own ships to foil the Cylons and earn their first respite of the series. The episode was written by series creator Ronald D. Moore, and the television directoral debut of Michael Rymer. Moore and executive producer David Eick made the decision to slot this episode as the first of the season because of its potential impact on the audience. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Jan 01 2004

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

Original Airing: Sep 23 2005

Season: Battlestar Galactica Season 2

Episode Number: 10

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Kobol's Last Gleaming, P... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Battlestar Galactica Episodes of All Time
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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. ...more on Wikipedia

Original Airing: Apr 01 2005

Season: Battlestar Galactica Season 1

Episode Number: 13

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