Friday Flashback: Battlestar Galactica

Before the Cylons were human-made contraptions turned flesh, before Mary McDonnell, before CGI centurions and a female Starbuck, there was the original Battlestar Galactica. And our teenage selves tuned in every Sunday to listen for that really cool Cylon voice. Unlike the reboot’s gritty realism and shaky cam views of the fleet, there were Colonials in disco outfits, lots of reused stock footage for effects shots, and Jonathan Harris as a gay robot.

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