Battlestar Galactica Timeline

Battlestar Galactica is a franchise that started small, but with a reboot managed to become one of the most well-beloved sci-fi franchises of all time. This is the Battlestar Galactica timeline and episode order.

What’s on the Battlestar Galactica Timeline?

This is the Battlestar Galactica timeline that includes both the original series and the 2003 reboot in chronological order. While the original series and the reboot do not intermingle from a canon standpoint, I like to think they exist in the same universe because of the line, “All this has happened before, and all this will happen again.” Because of that line, I assume that the original BSG is the “before” referenced, taking place thousands, perhaps hundreds of thousands of years before the reboot.

Of course, that is all part of my head canon, and nothing official. Regardless, this timeline is a great place to start if you want to watch all of the Galactica media in order.

And if you liked this timeline, we recommend you check out some of the others. The Star Trek timeline for example. Furthermore, if you found anything on this timeline that needs improving, let us know. If you see something that needs to be added, taken away, or changed, we want to know about it. You can do this on our contact page.

Thank you for visiting, and we hope you enjoy this Battlestar Galactica timeline.

Where to Start Watching Battlestar Galactica?

Usually, reboots aren’t the best place to start, but in this case, we’ll make an exception. The Battlestar Galactica 2004 reboot is exactly where you should start this franchise. Then, if you want, you can go back and watch the original.

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1BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.01: Saga of a Star World, Part 1TV EpisodeRichard A. CollaThe Original Series1978-09-17
2BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.02: Saga of a Star World, Part 2TV EpisodeRichard A. CollaThe Original Series1978-09-17
3BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.03: Saga of a Star World, Part 3TV EpisodeRichard A. CollaThe Original Series1978-09-17
4BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.04: Lost Planet of the Gods, Part 1TV EpisodeChristian I. Nyby IIThe Original Series1978-09-24
5BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.05: Lost Planet of the Gods, Part 2TV EpisodeChristian I. Nyby IIThe Original Series1978-10-01
6BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.06: The Lost WarriorTV EpisodeRod HolcombThe Original Series1978-10-08
7BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.07: The Long PatrolTV EpisodeChristian I. Nyby IIThe Original Series1978-10-15
8BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.08: Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part 1TV EpisodeAlan J. LeviThe Original Series1978-10-22
9BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.09: Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part 2TV EpisodeAlan J. LeviThe Original Series1978-10-29
10BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.10: The Magnificent WarriorsTV EpisodeChristian I. Nyby IIThe Original Series1978-11-12
11BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.11: The Young LordsTV EpisodeDonald BellisarioThe Original Series1978-11-19
12BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.12: The Living Legend, Part 1TV EpisodeVince EdwardsThe Original Series1978-11-26
13BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.13: The Living Legend, Part 2TV EpisodeVince EdwardsThe Original Series1978-12-03
14BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.14: Fire in SpaceTV EpisodeChristian I. Nyby IIThe Original Series1978-12-17
15BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.15: War of the Gods, Part 1TV EpisodeDaniel HallerThe Original Series1979-01-14
16BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.16: War of the Gods, Part 2TV EpisodeDaniel HallerThe Original Series1979-01-21
17BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.17: The Man with Nine LivesTV EpisodeRod HolcombThe Original Series1979-01-28
18BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.18: Murder on the Rising StarTV EpisodeRod HolcombThe Original Series1979-02-18
19BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.19: Greetings from Earth, Part 1TV EpisodeRod HolcombThe Original Series1979-02-25
20BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.20: Greetings from Earth, Part 2TV EpisodeRod HolcombThe Original Series1979-02-25
21BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.21: Baltar's EscapeTV EpisodeWinrich KolbeThe Original Series1979-03-11
22BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.22: Experiment in TerraTV EpisodeRod HolcombThe Original Series1979-03-18
23BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.23: Take the CelestraTV EpisodeDaniel HallerThe Original Series1979-04-01
24BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.24: The Hand of GodTV EpisodeDonald BellisarioThe Original Series1979-04-29
25BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.01: Galactica Discovers Earth, Part 1TV EpisodeSidney HayersGalactica 19801980-01-27
26BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.02: Galactica Discovers Earth, Part 2TV EpisodeSidney HayersGalactica 19811980-02-03
27BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.03: Galactica Discovers Earth, Part 3TV EpisodeSidney HayersGalactica 19821980-02-10
28BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.04: The Super Scouts, Part 1TV EpisodeVince EdwardsGalactica 19831980-03-16
29BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.05: The Super Scouts, Part 2TV EpisodeSigmund Neufeld Jr.Galactica 19841980-03-23
30BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.06: SpaceballTV EpisodeBarry CraneGalactica 19851980-03-30
31BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.07: The Night the Cylons Landed, Part 1TV EpisodeSigmund Neufeld Jr.Galactica 19861980-04-13
32BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.08: The Night the Cylons Landed, Part 2TV EpisodeBarry CraneGalactica 19871980-04-20
33BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.09: Space CroppersTV EpisodeDaniel HallerGalactica 19881980-04-27
34BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.10: The Return of StarbuckTV EpisodeRon SatlofGalactica 19891980-05-04
35BuyCaprica 1.01: Pilot, Part 1TV EpisodeJeffrey ReinerReboot Prequel2010-01-22
36BuyCaprica 1.02: Pilot, Part 2TV EpisodeJeffrey ReinerReboot Prequel2010-01-22
37BuyCaprica 1.03: RebirthTV EpisodeJonas PateReboot Prequel2010-01-29
38BuyCaprica 1.04: Reins of a WaterfallTV EpisodeRonald D. MooreReboot Prequel2010-02-05
39BuyCaprica 1.05: GravedancingTV EpisodeMichael WatkinsReboot Prequel2010-02-19
40BuyCaprica 1.06: There is Another SkyTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot Prequel2010-02-26
41BuyCaprica 1.07: Know Thy EnemyTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot Prequel2010-03-05
42BuyCaprica 1.08: The Imperfections of MemoryTV EpisodeWayne RoseReboot Prequel2010-03-12
43BuyCaprica 1.09: Ghosts in the MachineTV EpisodeWayne RoseReboot Prequel2010-03-19
44BuyCaprica 1.10: End of LineTV EpisodeRoxann DawsonReboot Prequel2010-03-26
45BuyCaprica 1.11: UnvanquishedTV EpisodeEric StoltzReboot Prequel2010-10-05
46BuyCaprica 1.12: RetributionTV EpisodeJonas PateReboot Prequel2010-10-12
47BuyCaprica 1.13: Things We Lock AwayTV EpisodeTim HunterReboot Prequel2010-10-19
48BuyCaprica 1.14: False LaborTV EpisodeJohn DahlReboot Prequel2010-10-26
49BuyCaprica 1.15: BlowbackTV EpisodeOmar MadhaReboot Prequel2010-11-02
50BuyCaprica 1.16: The DirteatersTV EpisodeJohn DahlReboot Prequel2010-11-09
51BuyCaprica 1.17: The Heavens Will RiseTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot Prequel2010-11-16
52BuyCaprica 1.18: Here Be DragonsTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot Prequel2010-11-23
53BuyCaprica 1.19: ApotheosisTV EpisodeJonas PateReboot Prequel2010-11-30
54BuyBlood and ChromeFilmJonas PateReboot Prequel2012-11-09
55BuyThe Miniseries, Part 1TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2003-12-08
56BuyThe Miniseries, Part 2TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2003-12-09
57BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.01: 33TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2004-10-18
58BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.02: WaterTV EpisodeMarita GrabiakReboot2004-10-25
59BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.03: Bastille DayTV EpisodeAllan KroekerReboot2004-11-01
60BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.04: Act of ContritionTV EpisodeRod HardyReboot2004-11-08
61BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.05: You Can't Go Home AgainTV EpisodeSergio Mimica-GezzanReboot2004-11-15
62BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.06: LitmusTV EpisodeRod HardyReboot2004-11-22
63BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.07: Six Degrees of SeparationTV EpisodeRobert YoungReboot2004-11-29
64BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.08: Flesh and BoneTV EpisodeBrad TurnerReboot2004-12-06
65BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.09: Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me DownTV EpisodeEdward James OlmosReboot2004-12-13
66BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.10: The Hand of GodTV EpisodeJeff WoolnoughReboot2005-01-03
67BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.11: Colonial DayTV EpisodeJonas PateReboot2005-01-10
68BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.12: Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 1TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2005-01-17
69BuyBattlestar Galactica 1.13: Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2005-01-24
70BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.01: ScatteredTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2005-07-15
71BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.02: Valley DarknessTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2005-07-22
72BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.03: FraggedTV EpisodeSergio Mimica-GezzanReboot2005-07-29
73BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.04: ResistanceTV EpisodeAllan KroekerReboot2005-08-05
74BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.05: The FarmTV EpisodeRod HardyReboot2005-08-12
75BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.06: Home, Part 1TV EpisodeSergio Mimica-GezzanReboot2005-08-19
76BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.07: Home, Part 2TV EpisodeJeff WoolnoughReboot2005-08-26
77BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.08: Final CutTV EpisodeRobert YoungReboot2005-09-09
78BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.09: Flight of the PhoenixTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2005-09-16
79BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.10: PegasusTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2005-09-23
80BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.11: Resurrection Ship, Part 1TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-01-06
81BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.12: Resurrection Ship, Part 2TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-01-13
82BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.13: EpiphaniesTV EpisodeRod HardyReboot2006-01-20
83BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.14: Black MarketTV EpisodeJames HeadReboot2006-01-27
84BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.15: ScarTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2006-02-03
85BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.16: SacrificeTV EpisodeRey VillalobosReboot2006-02-10
86BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.17: The Captain's HandTV EpisodeSergio Mimica-GezzanReboot2006-02-17
87BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.18: DownloadedTV EpisodeJeff WoolnoughReboot2006-02-24
88BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.19: Lay Down Your Burdens, Part 1TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-03-03
89BuyBattlestar Galactica 2.20: Lay Down Your Burdens, Part 2TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-03-10
90BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.01: OccupationTV EpisodeSergio Mimica-GezzanReboot2006-10-06
91BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.02: PrecipiceTV EpisodeSergio Mimica-GezzanReboot2006-10-06
92BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.03: Exodus, Part 1TV EpisodeFélix Enríquez AlcaláReboot2006-10-13
93BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.04: Exodus, Part 2TV EpisodeFélix Enríquez AlcaláReboot2006-10-20
94BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.05: CollaboratorsTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-10-27
95BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.06: TornTV EpisodeJean de SegonzacReboot2006-11-03
96BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.07: A Measure of SalvationTV EpisodeBill EaglesReboot2006-11-10
97BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.08: HeroTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-11-17
98BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.09: Unfinished BusinessTV EpisodeRobert YoungReboot2006-12-01
99BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.10: The PassageTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2006-12-08
100BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.11: The Eye of JupiterTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2006-12-15
101BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.12: RaptureTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2007-01-21
102BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.13: Taking a Break from All Your WorriesTV EpisodeEdward James OlmosReboot2007-01-28
103BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.14: The Woman KingTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2007-02-11
104BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.15: A Day in the LifeTV EpisodeRod HardyReboot2007-02-18
105BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.16: Dirty HandsTV EpisodeWayne RoseReboot2007-02-25
106BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.17: MaelstromTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2007-03-04
107BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.18: The Son Also RisesTV EpisodeRobert YoungReboot2007-03-11
108BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.19: Crossroads, Part 1TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2007-03-18
109BuyBattlestar Galactica 3.20: Crossroads, Part 2TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2007-03-25
110BuyRazor (Episode 4.01 and 4.02)TV EpisodeFélix Enríquez AlcaláReboot2007-11-24
111BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.03: He That Believeth in MeTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2008-04-04
112BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.04: Six of OneTV EpisodeAnthony HemingwayReboot2008-04-11
113BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.05: The Ties That BindTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2008-04-18
114BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.06: Escape VelocityTV EpisodeEdward James OlmosReboot2008-04-25
115BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.07: The Road Less TraveledTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2008-05-02
116BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.08: FaithTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2008-05-09
117BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.09: Guess What's Coming to DinnerTV EpisodeWayne RoseReboot2008-05-16
118BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.10: Sine Qua NonTV EpisodeRod HardyReboot2008-05-27
119BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.11: The HubTV EpisodePaul EdwardsReboot2008-06-06
120BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.12: RevelationsTV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2008-06-13
121BuyThe PlanFilmEdward James OlmosReboot2010-01-10
122BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.13: Sometimes a Great NotionTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2009-01-16
123BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.14: A Disquiet Follows My SoulTV EpisodeRonald D. MooreReboot2009-01-23
124BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.15: The OathTV EpisodeJohn DahlReboot2009-01-30
125BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.16: Blood on the ScalesTV EpisodeWayne RoseReboot2009-02-06
126BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.17: No ExitTV EpisodeGwyneth Horder-PaytonReboot2009-02-13
127BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.18: DeadlockTV EpisodeRobert YoungReboot2009-02-20
128BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.19: Someone to Watch Over MeTV EpisodeMichael NankinReboot2009-02-27
129BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.20: Islanded in a Stream of StarsTV EpisodeEdward James OlmosReboot2009-03-06
130BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.21: Daybreak, Part 1TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2009-03-13
131BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.22: Daybreak, Part 2TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2009-03-20
132BuyBattlestar Galactica 4.23: Daybreak, Part 3TV EpisodeMichael RymerReboot2009-03-20
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