Battlestar Galactica (1978) Episode Guide

Battlestar Galactica 1978 episodes

Battlestar Galactica (1978) Season 1 (1978-1979)

1×01 Saga of a Star World (1)    First Aired: Sep. 17, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Saga of a Star World (1)The Cylons arrange a meeting for the purpose of making a truce but little do the humans know that the Cylons wish to destroy them. By the time they work it out it is to late. Only the Battlestar Galactica survives and Commander Adama gathers up all survivors and leads them away from chaos.

1×02 Saga of a Star World (2)    First Aired: Sep. 17, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Saga of a Star World (2)The fleet stops on the planet Carillon to pick up supplies and fuel so they can continue on their journey. Adama thinks something is wrong and a newly elected Council member seize power from Adama.

1×03 Saga of a Star World (3)    First Aired: Sep. 17, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Saga of a Star World (3)Most of the fleet’s population, along with the Viper pilots, relax at the casino on Carillon. Adama thinks that the Cylons are using Carillon as a trap and suspects an imminent attack but none of the council members believe him.

1×04 The Lost Planet of the Gods (1)    First Aired: Sep. 24, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Lost Planet of the Gods (1)Starbuck and Apollo when on patrol discover a huge void in space. Adama wishes to go through it as he remembers in an ancient book it says it is on the way to earth. Boomer discovers a Cylon listening post on an asteroid and when he and Jolly return they are both dizzy, Boomer skips decontamination to go to Apollo’s bachelor’s send-off party and end up making all the pilots sick.

1×05 The Lost Planet of the Gods (2)    First Aired: Oct. 01, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Lost Planet of the Gods (2)Adama continues to lead the rag-tag rebel fleet towards the planet Kobol where he hopes to find clues on how to reach earth. Starbuck is captured by the Cylons in order to force a truce plot by Baltar who is now working for the Cylon’s.

1×06 The Lost Warrior    First Aired: Oct. 08, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Lost WarriorApollo’s ship is damaged and he is forced to land on a Baron farming planet. A young boy finds him and he is then taken to a farm house where he spends the next few days with the boy and his mother. Apollo soon learns that there is a lost Cylon working for a man and must find a way to destroy him so that he will stop causing problems with the other farmers.

1×07 The Long Patrol    First Aired: Oct. 15, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Long PatrolThe team on the Galactica build a new ultra fast but unarmed Viper to do long recon. Starbuck volunteers to take the mission. He runs into a ship being chased by another and intervenes. Starbuck is caught by galactic police and is imprisoned on a prison planet and must find a way to escape.

1×08 The Gun on Ice Planet Zero (1)    First Aired: Oct. 22, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Gun on Ice Planet Zero (1)While on a patrol, Viper pilots notice a giant pulsar cannon at a Cylon outpost. Adama realizes that Baltar is trying to lure the Galactica into a trap, so Adama sends a team of commandos down to the planet to destroy it. What the team leaders aren’t happy about is that several of the team are violent prisoners.

1×09 The Gun on Ice Planet Zero (2)    First Aired: Oct. 29, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Gun on Ice Planet Zero (2)The team of commandos which include several prisoners land on the planet in order to destroy the cannon. The get help from a group of people that serve the Cylon’s in order to help destroy. They realize that a human is helping the Cylon’s by making technology for them. The team manages to get his help in order to destroy the gun.

1×10 The Magnificent Warriors    First Aired: Nov. 12, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Magnificent WarriorsAfter a Cylon attack much of the fleets food supply was destroyed so they must find a planet in which to trade. They land on a farming planet which is plagued by small pig like animals called Borays. Will the team be able to overcome the Borays and get the food they need.

1×11 The Young Lords    First Aired: Nov. 19, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Young LordsWhen Starbuck crash lands on the planet Atilla, where the Cylon’s have destroyed all humans except for several children. The children hunt the Cylon’s as warriors in order to free their father who the Cylon’s hold in their fort. With the help of Starbuck will they be able to free him?

1×12 The Living Legend (1)    First Aired: Nov. 26, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Living Legend (1)On a patrol Starbuck and Apollo are amazed to discover that the Battlestar Pegasus which they assumed was destroyed. The Pegasus is commanded by Commander Cain who is a living legend for many people in the fleet.

1×13 The Living Legend (2)    First Aired: Dec. 03, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Living Legend (2)The commander of the Pegasus, Commander Cain makes the Galactica join in on a full out attack against the Cylons. Adama is unsure about it because he believes the plan to be a suicide mission and will destroy the lives of the entire fleet.

1×14 Fire in Space    First Aired: Dec. 17, 1978
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Fire in SpaceAfter a Cylon kamikaze attack on the Galactica, it is burning in space. Their is no way to extinguish the fire that has already killed many and has left Boomer, Athena, Boxey and many others trapped in the rec room. The only way to free them is via a dangerous spacewalk by Apollo and Starbuck.

1×15 War of the Gods (1)    First Aired: Jan. 14, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) War of the Gods (1)The fleet is attacked by glowing lights, which are traveling past them much faster than they can follow. Apollo, Starbuck and Sheba find the remains of a spaceship. They find a man named Count Iblis at the wreck and he helps them capture Baltar.

1×16 War of the Gods (2)    First Aired: Jan. 21, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) War of the Gods (2)Count Iblis continues to gain popularity with the Council for delivering Baltar to them. Adama continues to think there is more to him that what he is telling them. Apollo, Starbuck and Sheba return to the planet and investigate the crashed ship.

1×17 The Man with Nine Lives    First Aired: Jan. 28, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Man with Nine LivesStarbuck meets an old man who is a con artist called Chameleon who convinces Starbuck that he is his father. Apollo soon learns that he is not telling the truth but only using Starbuck to avoid a trio of bloodthirsty Borellians who want him dead.

1×18 Murder on the Rising Star    First Aired: Feb. 18, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Murder on the Rising StarAfter a popular sporting event one of the members in the team Starbuck was playing and his main rival is found dead. Starbuck is the main suspect and Apollo is the only one who believes him and must prove his is innocent.

1×19 Greetings from Earth (1)    First Aired: Feb. 25, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Greetings from Earth (1)While on patrol Apollo and Starbuck find a primitive ships carrying a family of a man, woman and 4 children. Speculation soon spread around the fleet that the mysterious people they have found are from Earth but is that who they really are?

1×20 Greetings from Earth (2)    First Aired: Feb. 25, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Greetings from Earth (2)Starbuck, Apollo and Sheba take the people from the sleeper ship to the planet they were heading, a farming planet. Once they arrive they find themselves with a new threat called the Eastern Alliance, a Nazi like society who is intent on destroying them.

1×21 Baltar’s Escape    First Aired: Mar. 11, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Baltar's EscapeBaltar, with the help of fellow prisoners, organizes a takeover of the prison barge with the idea of fleeing the Galactica and taking personal revenge in the process.

1×22 Experiment in Terra    First Aired: Mar. 18, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Experiment in TerraApollo has a routine patrol interrupted and finds himself on a strange world where he is treated as if he is an entirely different person. Even as he wonders whether this world is the Earth the fleet has been searching for, Apollo tries to stop an all out war between rival factions that would destroy much of the population.

1×23 Take the Celestra    First Aired: Apr. 01, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) Take the CelestraStarbuck runs in to his long-lost love, Aurora, who is involved with a group trying to free the passenger ship Celestra from its supposedly dictatorial captain.

1×24 The Hand of God    First Aired: Apr. 29, 1979
Battlestar Galactica (1978) The Hand of GodAfter a lengthy time, the Cylons are back with a basestar that looks to block the Galactica’s path. Tired of running, Adama decides to go on the offensive and concocts a plan to attack and destroy the looming Cylon menace.



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