Barry Nelson (Sire Bolan) was the first actor to ever play James Bond, in a 1954 television adaption of Ian Fleming's Casino Royale.
Clips from episode are shown prior to opening narration.
Starbuck: Look, you're contradicting yourself. If it's impossible to resign and half the people in town have held the office..
Bogan: Not the people still alive...
Starbuck: Beg pardon?
Tigh: What's the problem? You just order her to give it up.
Adama: You don't understand, Tigh. No one orders Siress Belloby to do anything.
The FX shots of the agro-ships are actually stock footage from the movie Silent Running.
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The episode's title and much of its content is inspired by the 1960 movie The Magnificent Seven, which in turn was inspired by Akira Kursawa's movie The Seven Samurai (1954).