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Lorne Greene, Dirk Benedict, Richard Hatch. Every big-budget adventure of the original ragtag Galactica crew as they accumulate survivors of decimated planets, evade their robotic pursuers and search for the distant, mythical planet known as Earth." Includes 24 episodes on 6 DVDs in collectible Cylon Head packaging. 1978-79/color/19 hrs/NR/fullscreen.
NOTE:Disc 4 and Disc 5 are single -sided disc whereas Disc 1,2,3,6 are Double-sided disc.
In the deepest reaches of space, the fight to save all human life from extinction has begun in this science fiction adventure that launched the Battlestar Galactica phenomenon! Hopeful for lasting peace following centuries of intense warfare, the Twelve Colonies gather to sign a treaty with their dreaded enemies, The Cylons. But after an act of treachery on the eve of the ceremony, the Cylons launch a devastating surprise attack, destroying the Colonies' home planets and most of their military strength. A lone flagship battlestar, the Galactica, remains to aid the surviving colonists on their epic journey for a new home to a far-off legendary planet--Earth. They must survive the pursuing Cylons in a series of epic battles that will determine the fate of the human race in this non-stop action-packed classic filled with cutting-edge special effects by John Dykstra ("Star Wars," "Spider-Man").
Love this show! Hasn't been anything like it since it went off the air.Published 4 days ago by Mlcarr1
To bad - to sad it didn't last longer. Outdated effects but what the heck. Good competition to SW.Published 4 days ago by Nooway
One of the best tv shows ever. Forget the remake, the original rocks.Published 16 days ago by William Kounter
A thoroughly enjoyable space opera from 1978. Because it lacks today's blatant violence and high-tech special effects, I found myself drawn instead to the characters and story... Read morePublished 1 month ago by pastorllc
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|Which boxed set is better?||
Looking at Universal's website the only discernible difference I can see is the packaging:
The newer (and more expensive set) info:
Release Date: 02/10/2004
Packaging: Digipak with Outer Box
Added Value: Collector's... Read More
Mar 20, 2007 by Gregory S. Vaughn | See all 10 posts
galatica 1980 sucks with the exception of the return of starbuck epsisode
Mar 26, 2009 by jonasluck1234 | See all 12 posts
|Battlestar Galactica Redux - Like Remastered Star Trek||
Would love for it to happen but in reality don't see it. Me personally I would love to see something a little different as far some of the stock shots of Vipers moving at hyper speed and then you see a cockpit shot and the star patterns aren't even in motion or my personal one I nagged about when... Read More
May 24, 2010 by Lequine Perry | See all 6 posts
|So, I'm a beginner. Where do I start?||
Are you talking about the original Battlestar Galactica or the re-imagined?
Feb 24, 2010 by Obiturized | See all 3 posts
|Is this an upcoming re-release?||
That's just the inside art to the boxed set, I don't think this is a re-release. Although, Galactica 1980 will be released later this year.
Sep 14, 2007 by Charles Kunz | See all 2 posts