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Battlestar Galactica: You Can't Go Home Again

After an attack by Cylon Raiders during a training mission, Kara crashes on the surface of a moon. Convinced that she is still alive, the Adamas are determined, even at the risk of the fleet, to find and rescue Starbuck.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x5
Production Number: 105
Airdate: Friday February 04th, 2005


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Nov 15, 2004 (Premiere!)
NL (Sci-Fi) Apr 03, 2009

  • Currently 7.9/10
7.9/10 (8 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Donnelly RhodesDonnelly Rhodes
As Dr. Cottle
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Michael Hogan (1)Michael Hogan (1)
As Saul Tigh
Recurring
Aaron DouglasAaron Douglas
As Tyrol
Recurring
Tahmoh PenikettTahmoh Penikett
As Karl "Helo" Agathon
Recurring
Kandyse McClureKandyse McClure
As Dualla
Recurring
Paul CampbellPaul Campbell
As Billy Keikeya
Recurring
Alessandro JulianiAlessandro Juliani
As Gaeta
Recurring
Sam WitwerSam Witwer
As Crashdown
Recurring
Alonso OyarzunAlonso Oyarzun
As Socinus
Recurring
Bodie OlmosBodie Olmos
As Constanza/Hot Dog
Recurring
Main Cast
Edward James Olmos
As William Adama
Mary McDonnell
As Laura Roslin
Katee Sackhoff
As Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
Jamie Bamber
As Lee "Apollo" Adama
James Callis
As Dr. Gaius Baltar
Tricia Helfer
As Number Six
Grace Park
As Sharon "Boomer" Valerii/Sharon "Athena" Agathon
Episode Notes
Survivor count: 47,958.

Cylon Raiders are bio-mechanical, their innards composed of organic tissue and even use oxygen suitable for humans.

The introduction card on Caprica states that this episode takes place the day following that of "Act of Contrition". However, the episode begins shortly after the episode, within hours, maybe even minutes.



Episode Quotes
Boomer: Galactica, Boomer. Hot Dog's aboard.
Crashdown: Yeah. So is his lunch. Look, take it easy, Hot Dog. You're not the first to lose it in combat. You won't be the last.

Kara: Lords, it's Kara Thrace. I'm runnin'... runnin' a little low on O2 and I could use a lucky break. No? OK, just thought I'd mention it.

(a panel on the Raider opens to reveal its meaty innards)
Kara: Frak me. Are you... alive?

Kara: (to the Raider) You stink, but you are one hell of a flying machine!

Adama: Kara was family. You do whatever you have to do. Sometimes you break the rules.
Lee: And if it was me down there instead?
Adama: You don't have to ask that.
Lee: Are you sure?
Adama: If it were you, we'd never leave.

Kara: Like my new toy?
Lee: Boy, when you take a souvenir, you don't screw around.



Other Episode Crew

DeveloperRonald D. Moore
Executive ProducerRonald D. Moore  |  David Eick
Co-Executive ProducerToni Graphia
ProducerHarvey Frand
Consulting ProducerGlen A. Larson
Associate ProducerPaul M. Leonard
Production DesignerRichard Hudolin
EditorJacques Gravett
CastingCoreen Mayrs  |  Heike Brandstatter  |  Robert J. Ulrich  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Eric Dawson
Line ProducerRon French
First Assistant DirectorWayne Rose
Second Assistant DirectorDerek Thomson
Staff WriterCarla Robinson
MusicBear McCreary
Costume DesignerGlenne Campbell
HairstylistGerald Gibbons
Make-upPatricia Murray  |  Lise Kuhr
Key GripCurt Griebel
Set DecoratorJonathan Lancaster
Location ManagerKent Sponagle
Transportation CoordinatorBill Janssen
Property MasterKen Hawryliw
Construction CoordinatorChris Claridge
Production AssistantTim Bennett  |  Tanis Hofmann
Script SupervisorBeth Mercer
Production CoordinatorCara Rogers
Script CoordinatorRyan Mottesheard
Assistant EditorGreg D'Auria  |  Harry Jierjian
Post Production SupervisorTrisha Brunner
Supervising Sound EditorJack Levy
Re-Recording MixerTodd Orr  |  Kevin Burns (1)
GafferDon Saari
Director of PhotographyStephen McNutt
Story EditorDavid Weddle  |  Bradley Thompson
Stunt CoordinatorMike Mitchell
Assistant Production CoordinatorNicole Oguchi  |  Jennifer Tanami
Post Production CoordinatorGregg Tilson
Production ManagerRon French
Sound MixerRick Bal
Based On The Works OfGlen A. Larson
Third Assistant DirectorSara Irvine
Costume SupervisorPamela Cameron
Boom OperatorMatt Willoughby-Price
Art Department CoordinatorMichael Corrado  |  Lynn Snedden
Visual Effects CoordinatorMichael D. Gibson
Main Title ThemeRichard Gibbs  |  Bear McCreary
Visual Effects SupervisorGary Hutzel
Main Title DesignAndrew Seklir
Production AccountantLaurie Boyle
Extras CastingJames Forsyth
Casting AssistantElisabeth Van Assum
Transportation CaptainRanj Jawant  |  Mitch Lafleur
"A" Camera OperatorJoel Guthro
Set DresserPaul Burton (2)
Sound AssistantGreg Hewitt
Casting CoordinatorErrin Clutton
MedicRon Grey
Steadicam OperatorTim Spencer
Music CoordinatorJason Ruder
Unit ManagerCraig Forrest
Set Decoration BuyerFelipe Barragan
Assistant Costume DesignerGlenna Owen
Props AssistantDon McGill (2)  |  Nina Polkinghorne
Special Effects CoordinatorAndrew Chamberlayne
Dolly GripJordan Neifer  |  Darin Wong
Writing AssistantRobert Thissen
Additional EditorChris Boyett
Assistant AccountantCarol Bailey
Foley ArtistDoug Madick
Assistant Art DirectorIvana Vasak  |  Ken Rabhel
Payroll AccountantReva Clavier
Sound DesignDaniel Colman
Best Boy GripBruce Beaulac
Dialogue EditorVince Balunas
Supervising Art DirectorDouglas McLean
AssistantJames Halpern  |  Maril Davis
"B" Camera OperatorTim Spencer
Camera TraineeNick Lamb
Construction ForemanJim Hayes
Assistant Set DecoratorPerry Battista
Second Assistant "B" CameraRob Devitt
Best Boy ElectricianJeff Trebenski
First Assistant "B" CameraRyan S. Gillard
Producers AssistantDebbie Forbes
Genny OperatorMurray Chysyk
Accounting ClerkNatalie Kangropool  |  Tom McAlley
Color TimerJoe Finley
"A" Camera First AssistantIvan Muldonado
Orchestral EngineerRobert Fernandez
Assistant Stunt CoordinatorDuane Dickinson
"A" Camera Second AssistantRichard Porta
Leadman SetupBudd Legree
Location AssistantTisha Simpkins
Science AdvisorKevin Grazier
Special Effects AssistantMurray Cambell  |  Ron Seida  |  Philip Jones (3)
Visual Effects AssistantBlaine Lougheed
Craft ServicesRon Grey
Scoring EngineerSteve Kaplan
 
Warning: Battlestar Galactica season 1 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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