Battlestar Galactica

Season 1 Episode 13

Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2

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



  • Trivia

    • 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

  • Notes

    • 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)

  • Allusions