Battlestar Galactica 9: Experiment in Terra (1984) – Ron Goulart and Glen A. Larson

This week, I dive into another Galactica adaptation. Not coming out until 1984, years after the show was cancelled, this novel adapts a pair of episodes, Baltar’s Escape and Experiment in Terra (which on retrospect feels like a trial run for the Bellasario created Quantum Leap). This time out there are no Adama’s Journals or…

Battlestar Galactica (1979) – Baltar’s Escape & Experiment In Terra

There are some interesting things afoot in this week’s viewing of the classic Battlestar Galactica. In the first episode, Baltar’s Escape, which aired 11 March, 1979 and was written by Bellisario, the series shows once again that, yes, there is a bit of continuity at play, as references are made back to the Beings of…

Battlestar Galactica (1979) – Greetings From Earth

In this two-hour special presentation Glen Larson’s writing hints that the fleet may be closer to earth, but things may not be as they seem in this episode that aired 25 February, 1979! The cylons have begun to fall behind, the fleet has grown safer, but Earth is still just a distant hope, until Starbuck…