Galactica 1980

10 Best Episodes of Galactica 1980

30 years after the original Battlestar Galactica series. Upon reaching Earth, the inhabitants of the renegade starfleet take action when they realize earthlings aren't advanced enough to help battle the Cylons.

Written by Sophie and last updated on mar 28, 2022.

PS: The following content contains spoilers!

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Galactica 1980 - S1E6

#10 - Spaceball (Season 1 - Episode 6)

While Troy and Dillon try to stop the renegade Xavier from altering Earth's history, the Galactica children find themselves at a baseball camp for underprivileged children.

The episode was rated 6.60 from 35 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E9

#9 - Space Croppers (Season 1 - Episode 9)

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Troy and Dillon form a partnership with an immigrant farmer to produce crops to feed the Galactica refugees after the Cylons destroy the fleet's agroships.

The episode was rated 6.73 from 30 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E8

#8 - The Night the Cylons Landed (2) (Season 1 - Episode 8)

Still chasing the humanoid Cylon, Troy and Dillon track him to a radio station, where he tries to send a signal to his Base Star.

The episode was rated 6.83 from 24 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E5

#7 - The Super Scouts (2) (Season 1 - Episode 5)

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Troy, Dillon and the children all become involved in efforts to stop a chemical company from polluting a town's water supply.

The episode was rated 6.87 from 39 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E1

#6 - Galactica Discovers Earth (1) (Season 1 - Episode 1)

Thirty years after its voyage began, the Galactica finally nears Earth, but to their utter disappointment they find Earth's technology is no match for the Cylons. Adama dispatches two pilots with a mission to secretly speed up Earth's defence development.

The episode was rated 6.99 from 77 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E4

#5 - The Super Scouts (1) (Season 1 - Episode 4)

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When the Cylons launch a surprise attack on the fleet, Adama sends Troy and Dillon to take the children to Earth for their own safety.

The episode was rated 7.00 from 31 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E2

#4 - Galactica Discovers Earth (2) (Season 1 - Episode 2)

When treacherous Xavier travels back in time, Troy and Dillon must race to capture him before the space-age technology falls into the hands of the Nazis.

The episode was rated 7.08 from 52 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E3

#3 - Galactica Discovers Earth (3) (Season 1 - Episode 3)

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Xavier appears on Earth before the arrival of the Galactica and it is up to Tory and Dillon to stop his schemes before all hope for a future colony is lost.

The episode was rated 7.15 from 47 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E7

#2 - The Night the Cylons Landed (1) (Season 1 - Episode 7)

The Cylon Empire has built a new type of Cylon, a humanoid android; and when one of them survives a crash near New York City, Troy and Dillon must hunt the Cylon down.

The episode was rated 7.21 from 34 votes.

Galactica 1980 - S1E10

#1 - The Return of Starbuck (Season 1 - Episode 10)

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Dr. Zee tells Adama about a dream where he sees Starbuck, crashed on a distant planet, befriending an injured Cylon Centurion and a mysterious alien woman who gives birth to a baby boy.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 34 votes.

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