Battlestar Galactica Season 1

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on 4/16/2007

This is by far the best show on telivision. Sci Fan and space opera fans will love it. Season 1 includes the 4-hour mini series (so no need to buy it serparately). The miniseries was the first 4 episodes of the show. Season two is sold in two parts (season 2.0 and season 2.5). It's a great show with solid acting, a well crafted script, great character interactions and regular cliffhangers (from episode to episode). Battlestar is really a show about humanity...civil rights, terrorism, survival, politics, government, morality, and you name it!

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The Best Series EVER!!!!

by on 5/28/2007

Battlestar Galactica is, in my opinion, the best sci-fi series ever. Not only does it have hot chics and cool special effects...the story line simply moves me like no other series I've watched...every episode either has me afraid too see what happens next or on the edge of my seat rooting for Starbuck to destroy those Cylons

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With the 12 colonies of man virtually destroyed in the climax of a hundred-year war with the Cylon Empire, President Roslin (Mary McDonnell) and Commander Adama (Edward James Olmos) gather up the few humans left and embark on a journey to find the mythical planet Earth, not realizing that the Cylon robot is no longer a recognizable enemy. Battlestar Galactica is a complete re-imagining of the 1970s series - upping the ante on the action, adventure, and drama that made the original so popular. Now, experience all 13 thrilling episodes of Season One and the four hour TV miniseries that started it all in this 5 disc DVD set loaded with explosive bonus features and presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound.


Studio Universal
SKU 40721937
UPC 025192792823
UPC 14 00025192792823
Format DVD
Release Date 3/13/2011
Rating NR
Cable Original
Cable Tv/Cable Tv Shows
Future/Futuristic Worlds
Space Exploration
Space Opera
Editors Note
Note An updating and re-imagining of the classic 1970s sci-fi television show, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA combines elements of STAR TREK, STAR WARS, and THE TERMINATOR. Human beings built the android Cylons to work as servants for them, only to have the robots rebel and disappear into space. A generation later, however, the Cylons returned to destroy their former masters, and succeeded in eliminating the 12 worlds that mankind inhabited. Luckily, one group of people has managed to escape the genocide, lead by Commander William Adama (Edward James Olmos), on board the massive space ship called Battlestar Galactica. But the struggle isn't over, as the ruthless Cylons continue to pursue the ship and the last surviving members of the human race. This vision of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA features a darker tone and CGI special effects, and shares with other science fiction sagas a warning about the misuse of advanced technology.
Ultimate DVD 5 stars out of 5 -- "GALACTICA is a thrilling and relevant post-apocalyptic vision of humanity at its lowest ebb..." 04/01/2008 p.70
Mary McDonnell
Edward James Olmos
Katee Sackhoff
Cast & Crew
Edward James Olmos - Actor
Grace Park - Actor
James Callis - Actor
Jamie Bamber - Actor
Katee Sackoff - Actor
Mary McDonnell - Actor
Tricia Helfer - Actor
Technical Info
Original Release Date 2004
Catalog ID 27928
UPC 00025192792823
Number of Discs 5
Running Time 756 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.78:1
People's Choice (2008) Battlestar Galactica, Nominee, Favorite Sci-Fi Show
Emmy (2008) Julius Ramsay, Nominee, Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series,Stephen McNutt, Nominee, Outstanding Cinematography for a One-Hour Series
Emmy (2007) Felix Enriquez Alcala, Nominee, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series,Gary Hutzel, et. al., Winner, Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series,Jack Levy, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Sound Editing for a Series,Ronald D. Moore, Michael Angeli, Nominee, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Emmy (2006) Glenne Campbell, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Costumes for a Series,Ken Kobett, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Single-Camera Sound Mixing for a Series
Emmy (2005) Gary Hutzel, et. al., Nominee, Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series
Product Attributes
Actor Battlestar Galactica
Label Mca Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Newsday The Best Show On Television.
Colin Polonowski, DVD Times ...a return to intelligent science fiction. It's darker than most other recent series, and features a tightly woven story.
Josh Tyler, CinemaBlend ...has established itself not only as better than the original, but maybe as one of the best shows on television.
Mike Pinsky, DVD Verdict ...everything a good science fiction show needs to succeed: intense performances, plenty of action...
Tim Goodman, San Francisco Chronicle of television's most appealing dramas, no matter the genre.
Time Magazine One of the best dramas on TV.
TV Guide A breakaway hit!

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