take an interest in the discovery, though, as it may lead to a return to Earth.
In essence the Cylons
, a robot race created by man, destroyed the world and much of humanity, leaving a ragtag fleet of survivors to drift through space in pursuit of a mythical planet called Earth.
1 Which sci-fi series, set 58 years before Battlestar Galactica, tells the story of the birth of the Cylons
? 2 In which Sky Arts series does former art forger John Myatt take a celebrity under his wing each week to recreate a classical work?
A "fracking" brilliant mid season finale saw the race to find Earth reach a shattering climax when the humans and robotic counterparts the Cylons
simultaneously jumped into the planet's atmosphere, only to discover mangled ruins where paradise should have been.
Gaius Balthar sleeps with interns but wants to build bridges with the Cylons
. Plainly Galactica is commenting on modern issues in a way that does not take sides; though I can't help wondering how an independently evolved human culture that developed on worlds light years away from the United States is going through exactly the same crises.
But its hot-headed commander, Cain (Lloyd Bridges), has very differing views to Commander Adama (Lorne Greene) on how to tackle the threat of their joint enemy - the dreaded Cylons
. The film is available now priced pounds 15.99.
The people of New Caprica cling to the hope that Adama and his fleet will rescue them following the occupation of the settlement by Cylons
, and Duck plans drastic action.
Originally a naff TV copy of Star Wars, the Seventies version starred Lorne Greene of Bonanza fame as the leader of a distant colony of humans, who were being pursued across space by a genocidal race of robots called Cylons
New character Kendra Shaw (Stephanie Jacobsen) becomes Cain's protege in the battle between the last surviving humans and the cybernetic beings they created - the Cylons
in America: Critical Studies in Battlestar Galactica.
THE STORY: Featurelength spin-off from the Battlestar Galactica TV series as the crew take on the Cylons
Battlestar Galactica, featuring intelligent robots called the Cylons
, was first broadcast in America 30 years ago.