Season 3 Opening:
THE CYLONS WERE CREATED BY MAN
THERE ARE MANY COPIES
AND THEY HAVE A PLAN
[After the Opening Credits - First Three Episodes]
THE HUMAN RACE
FAR FROM HOME
FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL
[After the Opening Credits]
IN SEARCH OF A HOME
Season 3 Episode Guide
(Click on links for episode summaries
Episode 1: Occupation/Precipice -
2-hour season premier - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by Ronald D. Moore; Directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan; 10/6/06
Col. Tigh and Starbuck weather hellish conditions as a resistance cell strikes back against the Cylon occupation of New Caprica.
Episode 2: Exodus, Part 1 - Episode Summary
Written by David Weddle & Bradley Thompson; Directed by Felix Alcala; 10/13/06
Tyrol receives disturbing news from a secret source within Baltar's administration while Colonial detainees face a Cylon firing squad on New Caprica.
Episode 3: Exodus, Part 2 - Episode Summary
Written by David Weddle & Bradley Thompson; Directed by Felix Alcala; 10/20/06
Lee wrestles with his order to protect the civilian fleet as Adama launches his rescue mission. Meanwhile, on New Caprica, Col. Tigh confronts Ellen.
Collaborators - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by Mark Verheiden; Directed by Michael Rymer; 10/27/06
The Circle, a secret tribunal on Galactica, decides the fate of Jammer and other Colonials who aided the Cylons during the occupation of New Caprica.
Episode 5: Torn - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by Anne Cofell Saunders; Directed by Jean de Segoznac; 11/3/06
Starbuck and Tigh create divisions between those who suffered under the Cylon occupation of New Caprica and those who stayed with the fleet. Meanwhile, Baltar tries to prove his worth to the Cylons.
Episode 6: A Measure of Salvation - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by Michael Angeli; Directed by Bill Eagles; 11/10/06
Starbuck is dispatched to interrogate the dying Cylons on board the infected baseship, and learns how Baltar is helping their adversaries; the virus inspires Lee to come up with a new strategy.
Episode 7: Hero - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by David Eick; Directed by Michael Rymer; 11/17/06 Galactica has a surprise visitor, Lt. Daniel Novacek, who was believed to have been killed during a secret mission ordered by Adama. The soldier's arrival makes Adama reexamine his past and his role in the war with the Cylons.
Episode 8: Unfinished Business - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by Michael Taylor; Directed by Robert Young; 12/1/06
Adama schedules a boxing tournament on Galactica to let the crew relieve tensions between the former settlers of New Caprica and those who remained with the fleet during the Cylon occupation.
Episode 9: The Passage - Episode Summary Now Available
Written by Jane Espenson; Directed by Michael Nankin; 12/8/06
Starvation threatens the Colonial fleet after the food-processing machines become contaminated. D'Anna and Baltar explore metaphysical matters.
Episode 10: The Eye of Jupiter - Episode Summary Now Available - Mid-season cliffhanger
Written by Mark Verheiden; Directed by Michael Rymer; 12/15/06
The Temple of Five is discovered on the algae planet, leading to a standoff between the Cylons and the Colonials over the Eye of Jupiter. Meanwhile, the Cylons bring news about Sharon's baby.
Episode 11: Rapture - Episode Summary | Episode Review - Conclusion to mid-season cliffhanger
Written by David Weddle & Bradley Thompson; Directed by Michael Rymer; 1/21/07
The Cylon-Colonial standoff for the Eye of Jupiter continues while a supernova threatens the algae planet. Meanwhile, Lee considers a rescue operation for Starbuck.
Episode 16: Maelstrom - Episode Summary Including Extended Bonus Scene | Episode Review
Written by David Weddle & Bradley Thompson; Directed by Michael Nankin; 3/4/07
Kara "Starbuck" Thrace questions her sanity when a dogfight with a Cylon raider ends unexpectedly, and later she has recollections of her abusive mother and nightmares about her time on New Caprica.
Episode 17: The Son Also Rises -
Written by Michael Angeli; Director: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan; 3/11/07
Episode Summary Including Extended Bonus Scene | Brief Episode Review
Lee is ordered to protect Baltar's lawyer, Romo Lampkin, after Baltar's first lawyer dies in what is suspected to be an act of sabotage. Bombings cause the crew to examine theories about the culprits.
Episode 18: Crossroads: Part 1 - Episode Summary Including Extended Bonus Scene | Episode Review
Written by Michael Taylor; Directed by Michael Rymer; 3/18/07
Baltar's trial commences, with the prosecution presenting evidence of treason committed on New Caprica amid testimony from Col. Tigh and President Roslin.
Episode 19: Crossroads: Part 2 - Episode Summary | Episode Review
Written by Mark Verheiden; Directed by Michael Rymer; 3/25/07
Gaeta testifies against Baltar about the execution list that the accused signed on New Caprica. Roslin finds a disturbing link between her dreams and the Kobol Opera House.
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