Battlestar Galactica

Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2

Season 1, Ep 13, Aired 4/1/05
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  • Episode Description
  • The crew of Raptor One crashes on Kobol. Baltar and Number Six look upon the face of the future. Starbuck reaches Caprica and finds the Arrow of Apollo. Adama orders the arrest of the President over her ordering Starbuck to retrieve the Arrow, and Boomer goes on one final mission to destroy the Base Star orbiting Kobol. Old Alliances fall, and new ones are formed, and someone is shot by a Cylon agent...moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Glen A. Larson

  • Harvey Frand

  • Toni Graphia

  • Ronald D. Moore

  • David Eick

  • Fan Reviews (22)
  • Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2

    By TrueTvWatcher, Jan 14, 2012

  • The one where: by odin's beard, what an ending!

    By MovieMark, Oct 06, 2011

  • "I did not see that coming." SPOILERS

    By tiewashere, Mar 03, 2011

  • The shape of things to come.

    By kickdoor, Nov 16, 2010

  • This acclaimed series closes it's first season with a bang..and a holy S#!%!

    By my1sunshine, Jun 28, 2008

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (1)

    • Number Six: (to Kara) Welcome back to Caprica, Lieutenant. Like what we've done with the place?

    Notes (4)

    • Edward James Olmos (William Adama) voices the "previously on Battlestar Galactica" line.

    • This episode first aired in the United Kingdom on January 24, 2005, on Sky One. Sky One co-financed the first season of the show.

    • This episode's ending was ranked #98 on TV Land's The 100 Most Unexpected TV Moments.

    • A Severe Blast Radius of 700 m corresponds to 1 kT of TNT (Base Star: 1,554 m). This is attainable with 60 g of Pu-239 at Critical Mass at 99% efficiency. (Dr Gaius mentioned that Plutonium is used to make the nukes in previous episodes)

    Trivia (4)

    • Current population as of this episode: 47,887 (as seen on the whiteboard behind Roslin's desk). Ten people were lost between last episode and the beginning of this one.

    • When Boomer shoots the second time, the squib under the victim's jacket can be seen detonating, apart from the flash from the gun.

    • When Kara shoots the glass case containing the Arrow of Apollo at the Delphi Museum of the Colonies, a cameraman can be seen on the other side of the display case.

    • In this episode, there is a fight between Six (Tricia Helfer) and Katee Sackhoff's character Starbuck. The actresses decided to do their own stunts. Tricia threw Katee into a real vase, resulting in a large bruise. They thought all the props around them were made of breakaway material.

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