A look back at the first three seasons of the sci-fi space opera, with commentary by executive producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick.
Celebrities remark on the appeal of the space opera, including Joss Whedon, actor Seth Green, country singing star Brad Paisley and The Soup host Joel McHale.
Executive Producers Ron Moore and David Eick discuss 10 plot points that will be needed to know by both old and new fans before the series closing ten episodes air.
Before the last episode airs, cast and crew talk about the series; its inception, the casting, music, how it developed, the challenges that had to be overcame, the legacy it will leave behind and the memories everyone will leave with.
Shortly after Lee Adama is put in command of the battlestar Pegasus, he brings in Kendra Shaw as his XO. Shaw began serving under Admiral Cain just as the Cylons attacked the 12 Colonies, witnessing first-hand the choices Cain made that kept Pegasus and its crew alive, experiences that helped mold Shaw into a razor.
When Lee is ordered by his father to rescue a missing scientific crew, they discover a missing link to the Cylons' past experiments on humans during the Cylon War, which may in turn be a key to everyone's future.
Kara Thrace returns in a brand-new Viper to aid Galactica against a Cylon assault on a defenceless fleet, though her claim of finding Earth and who she is are held in doubt.
As the awakened four of the Final Five struggle to figure who they are and what they are capable of doing, Baltar finds shelter among a commune who look to him for spiritual guidance.
Kara is prepared to turn friends into enemies in her feverish desire to guide the fleet on the right path towards Earth.
The Cylons find themselves fracturing over the issue of what to do with the Raiders when they learn that the Final Five are in the fleet.
Cally's world is turned upside down when she suspects her husband is cheating on her.
Meanwhile, Lee begins his career in politics, Kara leads a sceptical crew, and lines are finely drawn in the Cylon internal unrest.
Tyrol crumbles in the wake of Cally's death while Tigh finds himself drawn to Caprica-Six in a parallel to his own deceased wife.
Baltar takes a stand for the religious freedoms of he and his followers.
The crew of the Demetrius begin drawing lines when Kara trusts a Cylon who offers the means of helping them find Earth.
As Baltar's word begins spreading, he seeks to make peace with Tyrol.
The Demetrius allows a window for Kara to take a Raptor and a small party to the basestar to hear the Hybrid.
Roslin befriends another cancer patient, terminally ill, who finds comfort in Baltar's message.
Galactica agrees to help the rebel Cylons unbox the Number Three models so as to reveal the identity of the Final Five while they, in turn, will be allowed to destroy the Cylon resurrection hub. However, alternate plans are secretly plotted as distrust still lurks within both sides.
With the President and a number of the fleet's pilots taken when the rebel basestar jumped away, Adama begins desperate but reckless search efforts. At the same time, when it's obvious that the Admiral will not accept Zarek's assumed presidency in Roslin's absence, Lee seeks help from fallen lawyer Romo Lampkin to select someone else for the position.
As the rebel basestar jumps to the resurrection hub, the pilots onboard put their trust in the Cylons to help destroy their target while Roslin is faced with visions that could lead she and humanity to spiritual salvation.
When the rebel Cylons hold the colonials on their basestar hostage in exchange for the Final Five within the fleet, the secret four are confronted with the fear of revealing themselves in exchange for the good of the human race.
Everyone comes to terms with the discovery of a devastated Earth. As despair begins to spread, unlocked secrets of the ruined planet bring forth horrific discoveries, as well as revelations for the Final Five.
With the proposal of integrating the Cylons into the fleet, including allowing them on civilian ships to upgrade FTL drives, despondency from Earth turns into anger and distrust as Zarek sways the Quorum and other parties to take a stand over the alliance with the Cylons.
Loyalties are made clear when Gaeta orchestrates a coup d'état of the Adama regime. Both prisoners and lives are taken as many of the fed up people work to take over Galactica.
Gaeta begins the process of trying Adama for his treasonable actions, but is conflicted with Zarek's own course of actions. Meanwhile, the small band of resistance on Galactica fights to regain control of the ship as Roslin attempts to maintain leadership as a refugee on the rebel basestar.
As Tyrol is assigned to repair Galactica's foreboding wear and tear, the bullet in Anders's brain unleashes a flood of memories that reveal the connection between the Final Five and the other Cylons.
However, everyone is unaware that the opposing faction of Cylons have been hiding Ellen since her resurrection about a year ago. And she has secrets to reveal as well.
Ellen reunites with the Cylons who vote to leave the human fleet, but Saul is left divided between the woman he once knew and the one carrying his child.
Meanwhile, Baltar helps his followers look out for both themselves and others while Adama oversees the Cylon repairs to Galactica.
The Cylons wish to transport Boomer to the baseship to stand trial for treason, but Tyrol is driven by their past relationship to help her.
Meanwhile, Kara befriends a piano player, helping him to compose an important piece of music.
As Adama is faced with the heartbreaking possibility of abandoning his increasingly deteriorating battlestar, Kara's connection to the mysterious music that ties her with Hera and the Final Five drives her to find out what she really is.
In the midst of stripping Galactica's parts, Adama rethinks his decision on not retrieving Hera from the Cylon colony and Baltar pleads for his people to be represented in the government.
Destinies that have long been in the making are finally decided when Galactica mounts its final mission in an effort to rescue Hera from the Cylon colony.
Orchestrated by the spiteful Number One model, the Cylons carry out a devastating attack on the Twelve Colonies, but things don't go so well. Remnants of humanity survive among a small fleeing fleet of ships and a band of resistance fighters on Caprica. Determined to finish the end of humanity and strike back at their Cylon mothers and fathers, two copies set out to clean up the aftermath, but run into problematic factors they didn't calculate when they started.