Battlestar Galactica

Season 1 Episode 13

Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2

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Aired Friday 10:00 PM Apr 01, 2005 on Syfy
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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

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Edward James Olmos

Edward James Olmos

William Adama

Grace Park

Grace Park

Sharon "Boomer" Valerii

James Callis

James Callis

Gaius Baltar

Jamie Bamber

Jamie Bamber

Lee "Apollo" Adama

Katee Sackhoff

Katee Sackhoff

Kara "Starbuck" Thrace

Mary McDonnell

Mary McDonnell

Laura Roslin

Warren Christie

Warren Christie

Tarn

Guest Star

Jim Shield

Jim Shield

Karma

Guest Star

Lorena Gale

Lorena Gale

Priest Elosha

Recurring Role

Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas

Chief Petty Officer Tyrol

Recurring Role

Tahmoh Penikett

Tahmoh Penikett

Karl "Helo" Agathon

Recurring Role

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  • 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.

  • QUOTES (1)

  • 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)

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