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Battlestar Galactica: Season 4 (2008-2009)




Critic Consensus: Battlestar Galactica's final season proves a satisfying conclusion to TV's best science fiction offering.


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The fourth season opens with the crew of the Galactica dealing with the aftermath of Kara's (Katee Sackhoff) return. The Cylons go to great lengths to bring the "final five" Cylons out of hiding. Kara is sent off to find Earth and makes a disturbing discovery. An unlikely alliance results in a joint operation against a resurrection hub. Military and civilian leadership square off again in a desperate bid for power. The "Final Five" emerge as the shaky alliance is in jeopardy. The crew scrambles to try to repair Galactica but the damages are very great. Adama (Edward James Olmos) launches a final rescue mission.


Edward James Olmos
as Adm. William Adama
Mary McDonnell
as Laura Roslin, President Laura Roslin
Jamie Bamber
as Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama, Maj. Lee `Apollo' Adama
James Callis
as Dr. Gaius Baltar
Tricia Helfer
as Number 6, Number Six
Grace Park
as Lt. Sharon Valerii
Michael Hogan
as Col. Saul Tigh
Aaron Douglas
as CPO Galen Tyrol
Tahmoh Penikett
as Capt. Karl 'Helo' Agathon, Capt. Karl `Helo' Agathon
Donnelly Rhodes
as Dr. Cottle
Alessandro Juliani
as Lt. Felix Gaeta
Kandyse McClure
as Lt. Anastasia 'Dee' Dualla, Lt. Anastasia `Dee' Dualla
Katee Sackhoff
as Lieutenant Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace
Paul Campbell VIII
as Billy Kiekeya
Sam Witwer
as 'Crashdown'
Richard Hatch
as Tom Zarek
Kate Vernon
as Ellen Tigh
Dean Stockwell
as Brother Cavil
Michael Trucco
as Samuel Anders
Rekha Sharma
as Tory Foster
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Critic Reviews for Battlestar Galactica: Season 4

All Critics (37) | Top Critics (17)

It's a relief to have the series back to pick up a strange, uneven TV season.

January 23, 2020 | Full Review…

For a series that had always used familiar trappings of sci-fi like robots and spaceships to comment on our present-day circumstances, it was the perfect final sequence.

January 2, 2018 | Full Review…

Tonight's episode is superb, and barrels - relentlessly - toward the answers.

January 2, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

To be honest, I'm weary of Baltar and his endless visions/hallucinations, as I am of the fleet's wandering as the surviving colonists try, somewhat fitfully, to find their way back to a home planet none of them remembers.

January 2, 2018 | Full Review…

The action has enough flavor to make clear what's at stake with the personal dramas.

April 4, 2008 | Full Review…

The last ten episodes of Battlestar Galactica deliver plenty of puzzles, prophecies and dreams; answer questions and raise others; and pay off characters in satisfying and usually surprising ways.

April 21, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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