Sine Qua Non

With President Roslin missing along with the cylon base ship a new president must be decided on. Galactica goes on a search for the missing base ship and the Galactica crew members that were on board.

Dirty Hands

Amid a heated labor dispute, Tyrol asks the imprisoned Baltar for advice. Seelix becomes involved after she is turned down for flight training.

Kobol's Last Gleaming (1)

While flying a supply patrol, Crashdown and Sharon Valerii discover a bountiful planet that can support human life. Indeed, it might be Kobol, the legendary “home of the gods.” The discovery prompts Commander Adama to send a ground team to investigate; it also gives new life to President Roslin’s belief that she is a tool of destiny and that this discovery, like her rapidly spreading cancer, is part of an ancient prophecy.

33

In the wake of the Cylon sneak attack, the ragtag fleet of human survivors is forced to play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with their pursuers. Every 33 minutes, they make a jump to a new location. And every 33 minutes, the Cylons manage to find them. The pilots are on the brink of exhaustion, relying on artificial stimulants to keep fighting, and the civilians are beginning to doubt the leadership of Commander Adama and President Roslin.

Kobol's Last Gleaming (2)

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.

The Ties That Bind

Kara Thrace seeks her own path in the search for Earth while the Cylons face the threat of sentient Centurions. A member of Galactica’s crew learns a dark secret about a loved one.

Unfinished Business

Adama stages a boxing tournament on the Galactica to help the crew relax. The competitive atmosphere sets off a brutal match between Kara and Lee. Flashbacks from New Caprica reveal the origin and nature of their dispute.

Valley of Darkness

Tigh has to work with Lee to defeat a Cylon boarding party that threatens to take over Galactica and destroy the fleet.

Collaborators

Tyrol participates in the Circle, a secret tribunal on Galactica that tries and convicts in absentia those accused of collaborating with the Cylons during the Occupation. The death sentences–administered without the knowledge of Roslin or Adama–begin to weigh on Tyrol’s conscience. Baltar faces a similar jury among the Cylons, who must decide whether he is allowed to stay with them.

The Eye of Jupiter

Tyrol discovers the Temple of Five on the algae planet. The temple may hold the Eye of Jupiter, which is believed to show the way to Earth. The Cylons take a keen interest in the discovery. Athena learns that her baby, Hera, may still be alive. Lee relies on Anders to help build civilian support for the protection of the Eye. His relationship with Kara complicates matters.

Lay Down Your Burdens (1)

Chief Tyrol is plagued by terrifying dreams and seeks the aid of a priest. Kara leads a rescue mission to Caprica. Roslin and Baltar go head-to-head in a presidential debate that changes dramatically with the discovery of a habitable planet.

Taking a Break from All Your Worries

Now on board Galactica, Baltar faces charges of treason. He contemplates suicide with the help of Number Six. Questions remain about his true identity. Is he a Cylon or isn’t he? Apollo shows off the new drinking establishment on Galactica, Joe’s Bar, to Tyrol. Apollo thinks about Kara and wonders whether his marriage to Dee is worth saving.

He That Believeth in Me

During the Cylon attack, Sam Anders has a strange encounter with a Cylon Raider. The crew of the Galactica view Starbuck’s return with suspicion and doubt. Gaius Baltar takes refuge with a group of women who believe he has the power to heal others.

Hero

A figure from Adama’s past returns to haunt him. His return raises questions about why the Cylons launched their initial attack against the Twelve Colonies.

Islanded in a Stream of Stars

The rebel Cylons and the Colonial humans react to Hera’s kidnapping while the physical condition of the Galactica continues to deteriorate.

Fragged

Democracy is brought back to the fleet and soon with it come hardball politics and potentially deadly intrigue.

The Oath

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.

Rapture

D’Anna/Number Three squares off against Adama over the Temple of the Five. Athena asks for Helo’s aid in her plan to rescue Hera. On the algae planet, Apollo orders Dee to leave her defended position in order to save Kara. Anders helps Apollo to hold off the Cylon Centurion attack. Another copy of D’Anna finds the Temple and continues her search for the identities of the Final Five. Her messianic complex begins to concern the other Cylons.

Scar

A crazed Cylon Raider attacks the Colonial fleet in a series of hit-and-run attacks. Overworked Viper pilots must defend a mining operation from this Raider that they nickname “Scar.”

The Son Also Rises

When Baltar’s representatives face assassination attempts, Adama asks Lee to protect Baltar’s lawyer. After taking on the assignment, Lee seeks to play an active role in Baltar’s defense.