|'You Can't Go Home Again'
Story Code: '105'
by Carla Robinson
Having destroyed the attacking Cylon raiders, Hot Dog is rescued by a Viper patrol; but with no sign of Starbuck, Apollo immediately takes the Viper fighters out on a search party. Meanwhile, Starbuck has managed to survive the fall through the dense, poisonous atmosphere of a nearby moon, and her parachute has enabled her to make a crash-landing on its barren, inhospitable surface. But with a seriously injured leg and a dwindling air-supply, she realises that unless she can find a way off the planet soon, her chances of survival are slim. Back at the fleet, Number 6 warns Baltar that with the Vipers away searching for Starbuck, the Galactica and its accompanying civilian vessels will be vulnerable to a Cylon attack; Baltar informs President Rosen, who becomes extremely concerned over the potential threat. On Caprica, Helo and ‘Boomer’ are attacked by two Cylons; Helo deals with the creatures, but in the confusion, ‘Boomer’ is abducted. Against the recommendations of Colonel Tigh, Adama insists that the search for Starbuck be maintained; however, the President then arrives on the Galactica and orders that the search be abandoned, arguing that Adama has allowed his personal feelings to place the lives of everyone in the fleet at risk. Back on the desert moon, Starbuck discovers the wreckage of the Cylon Raider that she shot down, and begins making repairs so that she can get the bio-mechanical vessel off the ground. But even if she succeeds in finding her way back to the fleet, how can she stop her fellow Viper pilots from shooting down an apparent enemy ship?
Edward James Olmos (Commander William Adama), Mary McDonnell (Laura Roslin), Katee Sackhoff (Lieutenant Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace), Jamie Bamber (Captain Lee 'Apollo' Adama), James Callis (Doctor Gaius Baltar), Tricia Helfer (Number 6), Callum Keith Rennie (Leoben Conoy), Grace Park (Lieutenant J.G. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii), Michael Hogan (Colonel Saul Tigh), Aaron Douglas (Chief Petty Officer Tyrol), Tahmoh Penikett (Lieutenant Karl 'Helo' Agathon), Kandyse McClure (petty Officer 2nd Dualla), Paul Campbell (Billy Keikeya), Alessandro Juliani (Lieutenant Gaeta), Sam Witwer (Crashdown), Donnelly Rhodes (Doctor Cottle), Alonso Oyarzun (Crewman Specialist Socinus), Booie Olmos (Constanza / Hot Dog)
Directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan
Produced by Harvey Frand
Co-Executive Producer Toni Graphia
Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick
Consulting Producer Glen A. Larson
TX (UK - Sky One):
15th November 2004 @ 8.00 pm
*Featuring Commander Adama, Colonel Tigh, Captain Apollo, Lieutenant Starbuck, Lieutenant Boomer and Laura Roslin