Wednesday, 31 August 2016
A formidable vessel and protector for Humanity: the last Battlestar, Galactica, heads ever on in its journey across the galaxy- a time period approaching forty years very soon...
Saturday, 27 August 2016
Happily for us caught off guard whilst changing from her slinky zero-gravity bodysuit, Athena (Maren Jensen, looking stunning as ever) receives a welcome apology from Starbuck for his earlier harsh words, in a sequence clearly shot during the later filming of Lost Planet of the Gods (filmed alongside the moment with all the shuttle cadet girls in their bodysuits, prior to Viper training) and inserted into the syndicated three-part version of Saga of a Star World.
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Awake from his crash-landing on the snow world of Arcta, Viper pilot cadet Cree launches into an attack on an incoming Cylon patrol, but soon sees his weapon letting him down in the sub-zero temperatures, during this scene from Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part One.
Saturday, 20 August 2016
Colonel Tigh outlines the problems of their undermanned ships in the Rag-Tag fleet, many of their people - literally half the population- now descending to the Carillon Casino. The first signs of a trap- are brewing in Adama's mind, from Saga of a Star World.
Wednesday, 17 August 2016
A Cylon Raider begins a pulsar barrage attack against the Galactica, as one of the mighty vessel's automatic gun turrets prepares a response, from Saga of a Star World.
Friday, 12 August 2016
Thanks to a wily Lt. Greenbean, Giles and the Galactica pilots prepare to celebrate Captain Apollo's nuptials in alcoholic style, in a fun moment from Lost Planet of the Gods, before they all end up in cryogenic pods from a potentially lethal virus!
UK fans of Larry Manetti will be pleased to hear that his pre-GALACTICA appearances in the 1976-78 World War II fighter pilot ensemble drama BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP are now available on complete series DVD, from UNIVERSAL/FABULOUS FILMS. Its a series that has other notable GALACTICA guest stars and behind the scenes contributors, including James Whitmore, Jr., and Donald Bellisario.
Review here: MISFITS OF THE AIR! 'BAA BAA BLACK SHEEP's FIGHTER SQUADRON COMES TO UK DVD SKIES!
Get the DVD set here: Baa Baa Black Sheep - The Complete Series [DVD]: Amazon.co.uk: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar: DVD & Blu-ray
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Protecting themselves and the secrets of the Thirteenth Tribe, Apollo and Starbuck shoot back at attacking Cylon Raiders in this great art by Bob Larkin for the original 1980 Berkley Books adaptation of Lost Planet of the Gods as The Tombs of Kobol, which would be reprinted by TITAN BOOKS UK in 1988, at about the time the series was back in TV reruns.
Saturday, 6 August 2016
Their arrival on the food-starved Gemini freighter causing a whole load of additional problems, Lt. Boomer manages to keep his cool despite his frustration, in a memorable scene from Saga of a Star World.
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
The incredible work of the model makers of the original GALACTICA pilot is perfectly showcased in this image- notably their incredible attention to detail with scale pilots busts for the Vipers.
Check out the great website from the late, great model maker Grant McCune and his legacy: McCune Masterworks | Bespoke Electro-Mechanical Art Pieces - Limited Edition Gifts