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Battlestar Galactica: Kobol's Last Gleaming (2)

By Roslin's request, Kara has jumped to Caprica to retrieve the Arrow of Apollo where she encounters a familiar face and a startling revelation.

Following Kara's defiance of his orders, Adama has more betrayals waiting for him - one coming from the most unexpected person.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x13
Production Number: 113
Airdate: Friday April 01st, 2005

Director: Michael Rymer
Story: David Eick
Teleplay: Ronald D. Moore

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Jan 24, 2005 (Premiere!)
NL (Sci-Fi) May 01, 2009

Guest Stars
Lorena GaleLorena Gale
As Elosha

Co-Guest Stars
Michael Hogan (1)Michael Hogan (1)
As Saul Tigh
Aaron DouglasAaron Douglas
As Tyrol
Tahmoh PenikettTahmoh Penikett
As Karl "Helo" Agathon
Kandyse McClureKandyse McClure
As Dualla
Paul CampbellPaul Campbell
As Billy Keikeya
Alessandro JulianiAlessandro Juliani
As Gaeta
Sam WitwerSam Witwer
As Crashdown
Alonso OyarzunAlonso Oyarzun
As Socinus
Nicki ClyneNicki Clyne
As Cally
Warren ChristieWarren Christie
As Ground Crew #1
Jennifer HalleyJennifer Halley
As Ground Crew #2 (credited as Jen Halley)
Leah CairnsLeah Cairns
As Racetrack
Jim ShieldJim Shield
As Karma
Main Cast
Edward James OlmosEdward James Olmos
As William Adama
Mary McDonnellMary McDonnell
As Laura Roslin
Katee SackhoffKatee Sackhoff
As Kara "Starbuck" Thrace
Jamie BamberJamie Bamber
As Lee "Apollo" Adama
James CallisJames Callis
As Dr. Gaius Baltar
Tricia HelferTricia Helfer
As Number Six
Grace ParkGrace Park
As Sharon "Boomer" Valerii/Sharon "Athena" Agathon


When Commander Adama learns that Kara disobeyed orders and jumped to Caprica on orders from President Roslin, he demands the president's resignation, with the implied threat of a military coup. Roslin refuses his demand and sparks a confrontation...

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Episode Notes
Survivor count: 47,887

Originally, Baltar was to be confronted by a cigar-smoking character calling himself God, and was intended for Dirk Benedict who played Starbuck in the original series. However, the idea was scrapped for generally going too far.

This episode takes place the day following the events of "Kobol's Last Gleaming", Part 1.

Episode Quotes
Sharon: I have feelings.
Helo: You have software.
Sharon: I don't know if you can hear this or not, Helo, but what we had between us was important. It was very important.
Helo: Why?
Sharon: Because it was the next step. Because it brings us closer to God.
Helo: Don't mock the Gods. It's a human belief. I'm human. They're our gods.
Sharon: But beyond that, I just want you to know that I genuinely feel something for you.
Helo: I don't care. I don't love you. I loved what I thought was you.
Sharon: Helo, I think there's something else that you should know. I'm pregnant.

Tigh: (to Roslin) I'm placing you under arrest.
Lee: No. No, we're not doing this.
Tigh: I'm in command here, Captain.
Lee: Colonel, this is wrong!
Tigh: You're relieved! Fall back. Madam President, I would --
Lee: (pulls a gun on Tigh) Men, lay down your weapons.
Tigh: Have you lost your frakking mind?
Lee: Colonel, tell these marines to fall back!
Tigh: This is mutiny. You know that.
Lee: Yes I do, but you can tell my father that I'm listening to my instincts, and my instincts tell me that we cannot sacrifice our democracy just because the President makes a bad decision.

Episode Goofs
When talking to Crashdown about "tactical employment", the Chief's hands go from hanging at his side to being on his hips between cuts.

A specific camera shot shows a crewmember as Kara prepares and shoots the glass case of the Arrow of Apollo.

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
EditorAndrew Seklir  |  Dany Cooper
CastingHeike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Robert J. Ulrich  |  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
Key GripCurt Griebel
Set DecoratorJonathan Lancaster
Location ManagerKent Sponagle
Transportation CoordinatorBill Janssen
Property MasterKen Hawryliw
Construction CoordinatorChris Claridge
Production AssistantTim Bennett  |  Tanis Hofmann
Script SupervisorCorey Jones
Production CoordinatorCara Rogers
Script CoordinatorRyan Mottesheard
Assistant EditorGreg D'Auria  |  Mark Tuminello  |  Harry Jierjian
Post Production SupervisorTrisha Brunner
Supervising Sound EditorJack Levy
Re-Recording MixerKevin Burns (1)  |  Todd Orr
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 CoordinatorLynn 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 AssistantNaan Speiss
Casting CoordinatorErrin Clutton
MedicRon Grey
Steadicam OperatorTim Spencer
Music CoordinatorJason Ruder
Unit ManagerLorne Davidson
Set Decoration BuyerFelipe Barragan
Assistant Costume DesignerGlenna Owen
Props AssistantSantino Barile
Special Effects CoordinatorAndrew Chamberlayne
Dolly GripDarin Wong  |  Jordan Neifer
Writing AssistantRobert Thissen
Additional EditorChris Boyett
Assistant AccountantCarol Bailey
Foley ArtistDoug Madick
Assistant Art DirectorIvana Vasak  |  Ken Rabhel
Payroll AccountantShawn McKay
Sound DesignDaniel Colman
Best Boy GripBruce Beaulac
Dialogue EditorVince Balunas
Supervising Art DirectorDouglas McLean
AssistantJames Halpern  |  Maril Davis
"B" Camera OperatorTim Spencer
Camera TraineeAlex Guld
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 ClerkTom McAlley  |  Tony Lort
Color TimerJoe Finley
"A" Camera First AssistantIvan Muldonado
Orchestral EngineerRobert Fernandez
Assistant Stunt CoordinatorDuane Dickinson
"A" Camera Second AssistantRichard Porta
Leadman SetupBudd Legree
Location AssistantTrevor Brokop  |  Bonny Northcott  |  Tisha Simpkins
Science AdvisorKevin Grazier
Special Effects AssistantStacey Goodman  |  Murray Cambell  |  Ron Seida  |  Philip Jones (3)
Visual Effects AssistantBlaine Lougheed
Craft ServicesRon Grey
Scoring EngineerSteve Kaplan
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