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  • Series Premiere Date: Dec 8, 2003
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Battlestar Galactica (2003) Image
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94

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Universal acclaim- based on 298 Ratings

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  • Summary: The 20-episode third season of the acclaimed series picks up where season two unexpectedly ended: pitting humans against Cylons on the planet of New Caprica.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 14
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 14
  3. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. One of TV's most invigorating and intellectually stimulating series.... provocative television that transcends its genre.
  2. Reviewed by: Joanna Weiss
    100
    This is a show about religion, politics, parent-child relationships, and the moral dilemmas of insurgency. Consider it a workplace drama where the business is armed resistance.
  3. Reviewed by: Matt Roush
    100
    One of TV’s boldest and best dramas.
  4. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    91
    Any show that can accommodate decadent cruelty, tragic bravery, and political divisiveness is one you ought to be watching, frakkin' spaceships or not.
  5. 90
    [The] third season... provides a[n] unpredictable, fascinating take on events dominating real-world headlines.
  6. The acting, writing and directing are superb.
  7. 75
    "Battlestar" is many cuts above the usual outer-space shoot-'em-up.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 8 out of 128
  1. DareT
    Oct 6, 2006
    10
    Absolutely astounding! I'm not a sci-fi fan but this is the most amazing series that I have ever had the privaledge of watching.
  2. LeeAdama
    Mar 23, 2009
    10
    Best. Show. Ever.
  3. DanF
    Oct 11, 2006
    10
    Fantatstic!!Best show of the fall season by far.
  4. joris
    Jan 21, 2007
    10
    Amazing, superb acting and directing... this and Lost are one of the most innovative and exciting shows to air on screen ever... makes tv a Amazing, superb acting and directing... this and Lost are one of the most innovative and exciting shows to air on screen ever... makes tv a worthwile medium again... you don't have to be a Scifi fan to love this, it stands on its own Expand
  5. JaneK.
    Dec 7, 2007
    10
    This series deserves its own genre. Brilliant, beautiful, well-acted, and extremely well written. Flawless use of CGI.
  6. May 25, 2013
    9
    With a full twenty episode order Season 2 of Battlestar Galactica is where the writers really began to expand upon the shows mythology as weWith a full twenty episode order Season 2 of Battlestar Galactica is where the writers really began to expand upon the shows mythology as we learnt more about the Cylons as well as the wider universe in which the show is set. All the while the series was able to retain a sense of realism, dealing with controversial issues ranging from terrorism to religion in a thought provoking manner as only the very best sci-fi shows are able to.

    Aside from a couple of slightly dull episodes this was every bit as good as the first season with truly game changing events taking place throughout that affected all the characters from that point onwards. This is a must buy whether you are a sci-fi fan or not.
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  7. Clint
    Jan 15, 2007
    0
    Man this show is total crap. They use human cyclons cheep, They use 9mm, they drive humvees and world war 2 6 wheelers come on get real. Then Man this show is total crap. They use human cyclons cheep, They use 9mm, they drive humvees and world war 2 6 wheelers come on get real. Then they biker and fight so much i don Expand

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