Battlestar Galactica

10 Worst Episodes of Battlestar Galactica

In a distant part of the universe, a civilization of humans live on planets known as the Twelve Colonies. In the past, the Colonies have been at war with a cybernetic race known as the Cylons. 40 years after the first war the Cylons launch a devastating attack on the Colonies. The only military ship that survived the attack takes up the task of leading a small fugitive fleet of survivors into space in search of a fabled refuge known as Earth.

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Battlestar Galactica - S2E14

#1 - Black Market (Season 2 - Episode 14)

After a shocking murder by black marketeers on Battlestar "Pegasus", Lee is charged with solving the crime. Roslin seeks to stamp out the black market by introducing new trade regulations.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 719 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S3E9

#2 - Unfinished Business (Season 3 - Episode 9)


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 and nature of their dispute.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 627 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S3E15

#3 - A Day in the Life (Season 3 - Episode 15)

Chief Tyrol and his wife Cally become trapped in a malfunctioning airlock. Adama remembers his late wife Carolanne as he marks his wedding anniversary. His relationship with President Roslin continues to become more friendly and personal.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 617 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S2E16

#4 - Sacrifice (Season 2 - Episode 16)


A woman takes hostages on Cloud Nine and demands that Adama turn over Sharon in order to avenge her husband's death at the hands of the Cylons.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 697 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S4E4

#5 - Escape Velocity (Season 4 - Episode 4)

Gaius Baltar sets off a debate on religious freedom when he promotes his belief in a single God.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 591 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S3E14

#6 - The Woman King (Season 3 - Episode 14)


The Sagittarons allege that a doctor is discriminating against them. As Helo investigates, he becomes concerned that the doctor may even be murdering patients. Meanwhile, Athena unwittingly brings Hera to the doctor for treatment.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 630 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S1E9

#7 - Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down (Season 1 - Episode 9)

President Roslin's fears that Commander Adama is a Cylon are stoked when she learns he's making secret wireless calls to other ships. Then, to make things worse, a single Cylon raider appears near the Galactica and begins acting strangely after being damaged in battle.

The episode was rated 7.63 from 815 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S2E15

#8 - Scar (Season 2 - Episode 15)


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."

The episode was rated 7.66 from 728 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S1E7

#9 - Six Degrees of Separation (Season 1 - Episode 7)

When Baltar and the Number Six who lives in his head have a falling out, she abandons him, only to surface a short while later aboard the Galactica. But now she's called Shelley Godfrey, everyone can see her, and she's telling them that she has evidence, passed on by the late Dr. Amarak, that will prove Baltar sold out the human race to the Cylons.

The episode was rated 7.67 from 881 votes.

Battlestar Galactica - S3E10

#10 - The Passage (Season 3 - Episode 10)


The Colonial fleet faces starvation when the food-processing machines are contaminated. Kat plays a vital role in the success or failure of the "Passage" through space.

The episode was rated 7.68 from 642 votes.

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