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"Battlestar Galactica" is a military sci-fi television series. The series began as a three-hour miniseries and was later developed into four additional seasons. The show won a Peabody Award and a place on "Time"'s 100 Best TV Shows of All-time list. "Battlestar Galactica" also won several Emmy awards and several additional nominations.

The story revolves around a distant star system where a civilization of humans live, known as the Twelve Colonies. What was once a civilization of billions of humans is now only 50,000.


Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama: [while they're changing into their uniforms, Starbuck notices that hers isn't clean] Don't you think you should wash that?
Lt. Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace: I did.
Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama: [scoffs] Like when, a month ago?
Lt. Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace: Do you have a problem with my hygiene?
Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama: You have hygiene?
Lt. Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace: I clean up good sometimes, all right?
Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama: Well, let me know when it's one of those times.
President Laura Roslin: Mr. Zarek. Oh, don't worry, I won't be kissing you today.
Tom Zarek: That's a shame. I shaved very closely in anticipation of being smacked by you.
Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama: Sometimes you got to roll a hard six.
Jammer: What does that mean, sir?
Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama: Uh...I don't know. It's something my dad says...
Lt. Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace: [Starbuck has brought Helo to her old apartment on Caprica] You know, I never really liked this place anyway. The air conditioning doesn't work in the summer, the heater doesn't work in the winter, the rent's a crime. After the attack, I never... never pined over any of my old crap, never missed it - stupid view of that parking lot, broken toilet in the bathroom. You know, everyone I know is fighting to get back what they had. I'm fighting because I don't know how to do anything else.
Dr. Gaius Baltar: [to Caprica Six] Well let me tell you about my day. It was a hoot. Had the most fascinating chat with one of the Dorals. He's got this theory about sanitation being the key to regaining human trust and confidence. Something about toilet paper. No, lack of toilet paper, that's it. How if people could only wipe their bums properly, there would be a measurable uptick in the polls.
Oracle Selloi: Don't be afraid. I know who you are. What you are. Poor thing. You must be terrified. Do you have any candy? Um, no? Chamalla's so bitter. Zeus sees all. Sees you, number Three. Sees your pain. Your destiny. All the Gods weep for you.
D'Anna Biers: There is no Zeus. No other God but God.
Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon: They're in the Colonial Fleet with the humans.
Brother Cavil: They? They who?
Leoben Conoy: The Final Five.
Dr. Gaius Baltar: [talking about her habit of crying during sex] Don't be sorry. Why should you apologize? You should be thankful. You have an abundance of feeling.
Tory Foster: I really never thought of it like that.
Dr. Gaius Baltar: Well, I mean, you're blessed, aren't you?
Tory Foster: I don't know, I guess.
Ellen Tigh: Talk to her. Tell her you love her. It's what she needs. It's what the baby needs.
Colonel Saul Tigh: [to an unconscious Caprica] Caprica, listen. I love you. All right? Can you hear me?
[to Ellen]
Colonel Saul Tigh: This is nonsense.
Admiral William Adama: I'm gonna go to the head, do something constructive. A little project I've been working on.
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