Battlestar Galacticast

Battlestar Galacticast

By SYFY WIRE

BSG star Tricia Helfer and TV writer/journalist Marc Bernardin do an episode-by-episode rewatch of Battlestar Galactica in its entirety, diving deep into the themes of the award-winning sci-fi classic and revealing behind the scenes details that only a true BSG insider like Tricia would know. In addition, the podcast will welcome members of BSG’s cast and crew into the airlock to share their memories of making the groundbreaking series.

Episodes

Season 4, Episode 20: Daybreak Part 2 - Ronald D. Moore

Join Marc and Tricia as they're joined by a fella named Ron Moore to discuss what's technically the penultimate episode of Battlestar Galactica: "Daybreak Part 2." Whoa, talk about a home stretch! 
24/11/201h 12m

Season 4, Episode 19: Daybreak: Part 1 - Katee Sackhoff

Let there be no illusions! This is likely to be a one-way trip. So don’t volunteer out of sentiment or emotion.” We’re really in the home stretch now as Marc and Tricia are joined by special guest Katee Sackhoff to discuss BSG Season 4 Episode 19: “Daybreak Part 1.
17/11/201h 8m

Season 4, Episode 18: Islanded In A Stream Of Stars - Edward James Olmos

Marc and Tricia are joined by special guest Edward James Olmos as they revisit BSG Season 4, Episode 18: “Islanded in a Stream of Stars.” The discuss Eddie’s roles as both actor and director in this episode, the timelessness of the series, and quarantining in the BSG bubble. Also, random cameos by Eddie’s dog. Join us.
10/11/201h 4m

Season 4, Episode 17: Someone To Watch Over Me (featuring Bear McCreary)

"Remember, the first one who sights a habitable rock will get this fine oral hygiene product. It is the last tube of Tauron toothpaste in the universe. Gods know most of you need it." Join Marc, Tricia, and special guest/musical maestro Bear McCreary as they discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 17: "Someone to Watch Over Me."
03/11/201h 18m

Season 4, Episode 16: "Deadlock"

“I feel it! For her. For you. For Liam. Shouldn’t need to spout the words; I feel it less with words. Just let me Gods-damn feel it and I’ll fill the frakkin’ room!”Join Marc and Tricia as they’re joined by special guest Aaron Douglas to discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 16: “Deadlock.”
27/10/201h 11m

Season 4, Episode 15: No Exit

Dean Stockwell unleashed! “I don’t want to be human! I want to see gamma rays, I want to hear x-rays, and I want to smell dark matter!” Join Marc and Tricia as they discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 15: “No Exit.”
20/10/201h 18m

BONUS: The Face of the Enemy

The Face of the Enemy is a webisode series that aired on SYFY.com during the midseason break of Battlestar Galactica Season 4. The episodes focus on Felix Gaeta, two Number Eights, and others who are stranded on a Raptor, where the passengers are mysteriously dying one by one. Marc and Tricia break it down.
13/10/2055m 30s

Season 4, Episode 14: Blood on the Scales

"No. Not now. Not ever. Do you hear me? I will use every cannon, every bomb, every bullet, every weapon I have down to my own eye teeth to end you. I swear it! I’m coming for all of you!” Join Marc and Tricia as they discuss the high stakes and oh so quotable threats of BSG Season 4, Episode 14: “Blood on the Scales.
06/10/201h 11m

Season 4, Episode 13: The Oath

We’re in the back half of the final season! Join Marc and Tricia as they discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 13: “The Oath,” an episode featuring a performance by Edward James Olmos that’s so good it can only be described in ALL CAPS. Also, who wants a cup of algae coffee? Start your morning off right with Battlestar Galacticast.
30/09/201h 3m

BONUS: Colonel Tigh [Michael Hogan] Needs Our Help

Friends and family of BSG star Michael Hogan have come together to launch a GoFundMe to help the embattled 71-year-old actor cover extensive medical bills he incurred following a February fall that left him with a severe brain injury.To help raise awareness and funds, we've decided to air an old episode - actually one of our firsts - that features Michael. If you would like to contribute, you can find the GoFundMe page here - https://www.gofundme.com/f/michael-hogan-fund
24/09/201h 14m

Season 4, Episode 12: A Disquiet Follows My Soul

Join us as Marc and Tricia are joined by special guest Alessandro Juliani (Tactical Officer Lieutenant Felix Gaeta) to discuss showrunner Ron Moore’s directorial debut, BSG Season 4, Episode 12: “A Disquiet Follows My Soul.” Also, AJ talks about how a stage production of Romeo and Juliet led to him joining the BSG family and everyone gazes in awe at Admiral Adama’s vigorous toothbrushing.
22/09/201h 15m

Season 4, Episode 11: Sometimes a Great Notion

Marc and Tricia are joined by Kandyse McClure (Lt. Anastasia Dualla) in their discussion of BSG Season 4, Episode 11: “Sometimes a Great Notion.” Kandyse shares stories of how she joined the Battlestar family as they break down one of the most depressing episodes of the series (and that’s saying something). It’s a humdinger.
15/09/201h 21m

Season 4, Episode 10: "Revelations"

It’s the final season, so people are gonna start dying! Listen in as Marc and Tricia break down BSG Season 4, Episode 10: “Revelations.” They’re always at your service.
09/09/201h 6m

Season 4, Episode 9: The Hub

“JUMP!” Roslin’s having visions of her departed friend Elosha (and her own death) as humans and Cylons engage in a battle to destroy the Resurrection Hub. Join Marc and Tricia as they discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 9: “The Hub.”
01/09/201h 9m

Season 4, Episode 8: Sine Qua Non

President Roslin’s been kidnapped! It’s up to us! Tune in as Marc and Tricia discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 8: “Sine Qua Non.”
25/08/201h 5m

Season 4, Episode 7: Guess What's Coming to Dinner?

The Colonial Fleet and the Cylon rebels form a dubious alliance to shut down the Cylon Resurrection Hub in BSG Season 4, Episode 7: “Guess What’s Coming to Dinner.” Join Marc and Tricia as they break down this frakkin’ great episode. Bonus: Marc and Tricia’s Pain Chronicles. Not for the faint of heart!
18/08/201h 2m

Season 4, Episode 6: Faith

Tune in as Marc and Tricia are joined by director Michael Nankin to discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 6: “Faith.” This is the episode in which the mutiny attempt aboard the Demetrius is foiled as Starbuck leads her crew to the Cylon rebel’s Basestar. It’s also the episode that might be named after a George Michael song. Gotta have it.
11/08/201h 1m

Season 4, Episode 5: The Road Less Traveled

There’s a Heavy-Raider in the house (ship), Baltar’s got an inexplicable new wardrobe (where did all those materials come from?), and Starbuck might be an angel. Also, the art of pistol-whipping. Join Marc and Tricia in a discussion of BSG Season 4, Episode 5: “The Road Less Traveled.”
04/08/201h 5m

Season 4, Episode 4: Escape Velocity

Baltar’s in a deep dark room of the Galactica having a lot of sex and ranting and raving about the Cylon god. Meanwhile, Tigh, Tyrol, and Tory are arguing over how far they should go to ensure their Cylon secret stays a secret. Also, Baltar’s having a lot of sex (so much that we had to mention it twice). Join Marc and Tricia in the bacchanal that is Battlestar Galactica Season 4, Episode 4: “Escape Velocity.”
28/07/201h 1m

Season 4, Episode 3: The Ties That Bind

So many Cylons! And we’ve got two of them on the show this week. Marc and Tricia are joined by Rekha Sharma (Tory Foster) as they discuss BSG Season 4, Episode 3: “The Ties That Bind.” Rekha has some amusing stories about dealing with furious fans over the years for “what she did to Cally” (yes, it’s THAT episode). Also, Marc teaches Tricia and Rekha about the greatest band in the world: (Morris Day and) The Time! Join us.
21/07/201h 3m

Season 4, Episode 2: "Six of One"

Half a dozen of the other? Is that a Cylon reference? Is Starbuck a Cylon? So many Cylon questions and references to numbers! Speaking of which, two Baltars are always better than one. Join Marc and Tricia as they discuss Season 4, Episode 2: “Six of One.”
14/07/201h 2m

Season 4, Episode 1: He That Believeth in Me

Tricia and Marc are flying into Season 4 of Battlestar Galactica with Episode 1: "He that Believeth in Me." What better way to do that than with their special guest, director Michael Rymer? Join us!
07/07/201h 23m

Battlestar Galacticast Season 4 - Coming July 7th!

Listen up you frakking toasters! Battlestar Galacticast is back! Starting Tuesday, July 7th, join Tricia Helfer and Marc Bernardin as they take on Battlestar Galactica Season 4. So say we all! Subscribe now so you don’t miss an episode.
07/07/2033s

BONUS: Razor

Hey, remember the Pegasus? Michelle Forbes as Admiral Helena Cain? Go back to the timeline from around the middle of Season 2 and join Marc and Tricia as they discuss Razor, every BSG fan’s favorite MOW (Movie of the Week, y’know) that isn’t The Plan.
16/06/201h 45m

Season 3, Episode 20: Crossroads (Part 2)

All Along the Watchtower! Our company is all met as Marc and Tricia are joined by Michael Trucco (Samuel T. Anders), Aaron Douglas (Chief Galen Tyrol), and Rekha Sharma (Tory Foster) to discuss the final episode of Battlestar Galactica Season 3: "Crossroads Part 2."
27/05/201h 5m

Season 3, Episode 19: Crossroads (Part 1)

We have a timeline! Join Marc and Tricia in a discussion of the penultimate episode of Season 3, "Crossroads Part 1," featuring the further exploits of Gaius Baltar's ethically slippery attorney Romo Lampkin, played to shady perfection by Mark Sheppard. Gas, grass, or snacks - nobody rides for free!
19/05/201h 1m

Season 3, Episode 18: The Son Also Rises

We're in the home stretch of the third season as the crew of the Galactica deals with the loss of Starbuck and security surrounding the trial of Gaius Baltar (who has a new defense attorney after the old one had an, uh, accident). Join Marc Bernardin and Tricia Helfer as they discuss Battlestar Galactica Season 3, Episode 18: “The Son Also Rises.”
12/05/201h 13m

Season 3, Episode 17: Maelstrom

Ready to revisit THE Starbuck episode of the third season? Marc and Tricia are joined by writers Bradley Thompson and David Weddle as they discuss Kara Thrace's nervous breakdown (and major mommy issues) in BSG Season 3 Episode 17: "Maelstrom."
05/05/201h 8m

Season 3, Episode 16: Dirty Hands

Nature finds a way! Marc and Tricia continue Battlestar Galacticast under lockdown this week with special guest Aaron Douglas, aka Chief Galen Tyrol. Together, they discuss a particularly Chief-centric episode: Season 3, Episode 16: "Dirty Hands." Listen in and watch out for Tricia's foster cat's willy.
28/04/201h 2m

Season 3, Episode 15: A Day in the Life

Be friendly with yourself as Marc and Tricia are joined by director Rod Hardy in a discussion of BSG Season 3, Episode 15: "A Day in the Life." A giggle and a "Hmm" from Laura Roslin can fix anything.
21/04/2053m 40s

BONUS: A Special Table Read of '33'

What happens when Marc and Tricia get Edward James Olmos (Admiral Adama), James Callis (Gaius Baltar), Jamie Bamber (Lee Adama), Katee Sackhoff (Kara Thrace), Michael Trucco (Samuel T. Anders), Rekha Sharma (Tory Foster), Bodhi Olmos (Hot Dog), Kerry Norton (Layne Ishay) and more into one (beforetimes) room? An old BSG script is read out loud, and there is much merriment. Relive all the thrills and chills of BSG’s pilot episode "33" from the comfort of Tricia's den.
20/04/2053m 37s

Season 3, Episode 14: The Woman King

It seems like a perfect time to revisit an episode about disease and quarantine, doesn't it? Wash your hands and listen in as Marc and Tricia are joined by writer Michael Angeli in a discussion of the oddly timely BSG Season 3, Episode 14: The Woman King. Also, Tricia discovers Reality TV. How much longer can this stay-at-home thing go on?
14/04/201h 5m

Season 3, Episode 13: Taking a Break from All Your Worries

A global pandemic can't stop the Galacticast! Join Marc and Tricia from a safe distance as they frak down BSG Season 3, Episode 13: "Taking a Break From All Your Worries." Yes, that's "Worries," not "Sorrows." This is important. Here we go!
07/04/201h 6m

Season 3, Episode 12: Rapture

Welcome to the Day 1 of a brave new world. For the first time, Marc Bernardin and Tricia Helfer are not recording together in the same room, but that's not going to stop them from frakking down BSG Season 3, Episode 12: "Rapture." Order some Domino's or Pizza Hut (from a safe distance) and listen in as they discuss this sweaty gun show... and beware of bad ADR and green screen.
31/03/2059m 2s

Season 3, Episode 11: The Eye of Jupiter

Greetings from six feet away! Marc and Tricia are joined by BSG writer and executive producer Mark Verheiden (calling in from a safe distance) to discuss Season 3, Episode 11: "The Eye of Jupiter" (formerly known as "The Eye of Zeus"). It's a dirty, hot, sweaty episode, and a tale of algae for our times. Take shelter with us. From a safe distance.
24/03/201h 1m

Season 3, Episode 10: The Passage

Greetings from the apocalypse! Pull up a roll of toilet paper and join Marc and Tricia as they discuss BSG Season 3, Episode 10: "The Passage." This is an episode in which everyone is tired and starving so, y'know, hey. Also, hear many (many) variations on the pronunciation of the name 'Dracula.' So many.
17/03/2054m 49s

BONUS EPISODE: The Resistance (Webisodes)

In this special bonus episode, Tricia and Marc set their sights on Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance, a 10-part web series originally exclusive to Scifi.com. The story takes place in-between Seasons 2 and 3, which raises the question: how much supplementary material does an audience need to consume in order to get the "full story"? It's a pickle. Also, math is hard.
12/03/2051m 12s

Season 3, Episode 9: Unfinished Business (with Jamie Barber and Edward James Olmos)

Check out THIS peanut gallery! You need an extended crew for watching down an extended cut, so Tricia and Marc are joined by Jamie Bamber (Lee Adama), Edward James Olmos (William Adama), and Kerry Norton (Medic Layne Ishay … and also Jamie's wife! In real life!) to discuss the long version of BSG Season 3, Episode 9: Unfinished Business. Find out why a smile from Chief Tyrol can brighten even the darkest hour… and much more.
10/03/201h 26m

Season 3, Episode 8: Hero (with David Eick)

There's wine here... and there's a guest star! Tricia and Marc are joined in the House of Cats by writer and executive producer David Eick to discuss BSG Season 3, Episode 8: "Hero." Who needs the south of France when you have outer space? Also, hear about how Edward James Olmos learned to love Lucy Lawless.
03/03/201h 15m

Season 3, Episode 7: A Measure of Salvation

Get the drums out! Tricia and Marc are here to talk about BSG Season 3 Episode 7: "A Measure of Salvation." There's lots of goo and slobbering and grossness in this episode, as well as a beach sex scene that ended up being shot in a studio because, well, beaches aren't the most private places in the world. Pour yourself a cup of Pink Lady Apple and listen in.
25/02/201h 3m

Season 3, Episode 6: Torn

In this episode, Marc trades his bronchitis for dumbass dental pain as he and Tricia discuss BSG Season 3, Episode 6: "Torn." Put on your night glasses as they discuss the woes of recording ADR for beach scenes, mourn their lost youths as they admire Tricia's much-flatter stomach circa 2006, and cry foul with Fat Lee Adama becoming Not Fat Lee Adama in record time. Also, not one meow from any of Tricia's cats in this episode! Bask in the silence.
18/02/2055m 13s

Season 3, Episode 5: Collaborators

Marc isn't feeling well, but that’s not going to stop him and Tricia from discussing BSG Season 3, Episode 5: "Collaborators." It's a pretty heavy episode, but at least you get Baltar in a bathrobe for most of it and Lee Adama dropping "half a stone" (it's the metric system - in space!). Pour yourself some Happy Time Tea and keep jumping.
11/02/2052m 5s

Season 3, Episode 4: Exodus Part 2

Combat landing! Tricia and Marc are coming in hot for BSG Season 3, Episode 4: "Exodus Part 2." This is a heavy one, full of emotional monologues followed by tons of explosions and stand-up-and-cheer moments. Also, musings on bad lighting on Fat Lee Adama and why ships (and other vessels of transportation) are usually considered female. Join the dynamic duo as they journey down the weirdest cul-de-sacs.
04/02/2052m 7s

Season 3, Episode 3: Exodus Part 1

Allergies and post-holiday exhaustion's not gonna stop Tricia and Marc from breaking down BSG Season 3, Episode 3: "Exodus Part 1." Tune in as they geek out over Amanda Plummer's bizarro performance as Oracle Selloi, gaze in awe upon Fat Lee Adama, and muse over the fact that Cylons do, indeed, dream of electric sheep (and babies!). Sh** is getting real.
28/01/2050m 25s

Season 3, Episodes 1 & 2: Occupation/Precipice (with RONALD D. MOORE)

Welcome back to Battlestar Galacticast! Tricia Helfer and Marc Bernardin kick off their Season 3 discussion with a very special guest: the man responsible for most of all of this: executive producer Ronald D. Moore. Tune in as they talk the first two episodes of BSG Season 3: "Occupation" and "Precipice". Spoiler Alert for Season 3!
21/01/201h 27m

Battlestar Galacticast Season 3 - Coming January 21st

Listen up you frakking toasters! Battlestar Galacticast is back! Starting Tuesday, January 21st, join Tricia Helfer and Marc Bernardin as they take on Battlestar Galactica Season 3. So say we all! Subscribe now so you don’t miss an episode.
17/01/2052s

BONUS RE-RELEASE of Season 1, Episode 7: Six Degrees of Separation (with James Callis)

RE-RELEASE! As we wait on the new season of Battlestar Galacticast, SYFY WIRE is re-releasing some of our favorite episodes. Today, it’s no more Mr. Nice Gaius! James Callis (Dr. Gaius Baltar) joins Tricia and Marc to discuss Season 1, Episode 7, “Six Degrees of Separation”. So say we all.
31/10/191h 4m

BONUS RE-RELEASE of Season 1, Episode 9: Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down (with Edward James Olmos)

RE-RELEASE! As we wait on the new season of Battlestar Galacticast, SYFY WIRE is re-releasing some of our favorite episodes. Today, we’re going back to season 1, episode 9, “Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down” with the one and only Edward James Olmos. So say we all!
31/10/191h 17m

BONUS EPISODE: Galacticast Secret Origins with John Carroll Lynch

You thought we were done for the season but you (kinda) thought wrong! Dig this here bonus episode featuring Tricia and Marc digging deep into the secret origins of the Battlestar Galacticast … accompanied by special guest John Carroll Lynch! And how does Simon Pegg fit into all this? Listen and learn! 
15/10/191h 2m

Season 2, Episode 20: Lay Down Your Burdens (Part 2)

Tricia and Marc are joined by special guest Rekha Sharma (Tory Foster) as they revisit the Season 2 finale, "Lay Your Burdens Down, Part 2." So say we all.
08/10/191h 20m

Season 2, Episode 19: Lay Down Your Burdens (Part 1)

Sky rockets in flight! Tricia and Marc are all up in Season 2, Episode 19: "Lay Down Your Burdens, Part 1," the first half of the second season finale. This week's bonus digressions include references to Marvin Gaye, the dangers of losing and gaining weight for a role, and the sweet taste of moonshine (apple pie!). Special thanks to Ron John Moore, wherever (and whoever) you are. 
01/10/1958m 58s

Season 2, Episode 18: Downloaded

Tricia and Marc are joined by a very special guest: Tricia's Lucifer co-star Tom Ellis, the man who actually named the Battlestar Galacticast podcast! Together they revisit a wonderfully Tricia-centric episode: Season 2, Episode 18: "Downloaded," aka The Tricia Helfer Emmy Reel. Hey, you should get something for spending a shooting day or two in a vat of semen. Onward! 
24/09/191h 6m

Season 2, Episode 17: The Captain's Hand

As you wish, goddammit! Join Tricia and Marc as they revisit Season 2, Episode 17: "The Captain’s Hand," guest-starring the late, great John Heard, aka The Dad From Home Alone. Dig Marc's impersonation of Foghorn Leghorn, which ends up sounding more like a basic cable baptist preacher. Also, what kind of lover is Apollo? And how is it that Tricia has never seen Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan? Also, how many times can the phrase "You have your pound of flesh; I suggest you take your victory and move on" be said in one podcast? Listen and learn.
17/09/1956m 18s

Season 2, Episode 16: Sacrifice

Tricia and Marc are joined by a very special guest as they discuss Season 2, Episode 16 - the man whose character made the "Sacrifice" itself, Paul Campbell! Paul played Billy Keikeya, aka Billy the Assh*** (not to be confused with Paul's character Billy Morgan on Knight Rider). Misguided. Misunderstood. And dead, in this episode. Join this delightful trio in a recap and find out why an appropriate alternate title for BSG would've been Holy Sh**!
10/09/191h 10m

Season 2, Episode 15: Scar

Talk about a Writers Room! Tricia and Marc are joined by BSG scribes and writing partners Bradley Thompson and David Weddle to talk about Season 2, Episode 15: "Scar." Find out what goes into penning an episode of Battlestar Galactica ... it involves more than just coming up with a lot of words!
03/09/191h 18m

Season 2, Episode 14: Black Market

Tricia and Marc are joined by Tricia’s Lucifer co-star DB Woodside as they revisit BSG Season 2, Episode 14: "Black Market," which is widely known as … not everyone's favorite episode. Join them as they discuss DB's late introduction to Battlestar Galactica … and to podcasting itself! Also, Lee Adama likes prostitutes - who knew? Also, Bill Duke is sinewy and sensuous.
27/08/191h 7m

Season 2, Episode 13: Epiphanies

Welcome back to ye olde Battlestar Galacticast. Tricia is recovering from bronchitis, Marc played D&D for nine hours straight … but did they have any epiphanies watching Season 2, Episode 13: Epiphanies? Also, what's the opposite of "pulling out"? Beware the Scarlet Pimpernel (and budget concerns!) and listen on. 
20/08/191h 3m

Season 2, Episode 12: Resurrection Ship (Part 2)

Buckle up for some California beach talk as Tricia and Marc revisit Part 2 of "Resurrection Ship," the episode featuring hot men in hot handcuffs that for some reason inspires a discussion about Gus Van Sant's remake of Psycho. Also, learn the different names for Tricia's toes after they went numb for a week following Comic-Con. Listen!
13/08/1953m 36s

Season 2, Episode 11: Resurrection Ship (Part 1)

Tricia and Marc are all up in the first of a two-part story in which the stakes are so high, even Adama can't help but look a little ... diminished. Sometimes you've got so much good material, you might as well just make two episodes out of it. Listen on. 
06/08/1952m 57s

Season 2, Episode 10: Pegasus

Oof, things are gettin’ super-dark! Tricia and Marc are joined this week by special guest Michelle Forbes (Admiral Helena Cain) to discuss Season 2, Episode 10: "Pegasus." Michael Rymer directed this gut punch of an episode, featuring scenes so brutal that Tricia’s hair fell out. Well, that's not the REAL reason her hair fell out … listen on to learn the truth (and better appreciate the fine art of wig maintenance). 
16/07/1959m 45s

Season 2, Episode 9: Flight of the Phoenix

Are you ready to be temporally confused with Tricia and Marc? This week they’re joined by special guest Aaron Douglas (Chief Tyrol!) to discuss all the goings-on in front of and behind the camera of Season 2, Episode 9: "Flight of the Phoenix." Did you know that Aaron was a reader during auditions for Battlestar Galactica and ended up getting a part for himself? Just like Harrison Ford on Star Wars! Also, Cylon Raiders can’t really fly, which was a hard lesson learned by Aaron’s son. Ah, coming of age. Listen on. 
09/07/1953m 15s

Season 2, Episode 8: Final Cut

Pain is temporary; film is forever! Tricia and Marc are joined by special guest Lucy Lawless to discuss Season 2, Episode 8: "Final Cut." Lucy played D'Anna Biers/Number Three, but what BSG character would she have wanted to take on if not that one? Also, what's in Tricia’s bra? And what the heck does "verite" mean? Watch out for the funky little dudes and listen on.
02/07/191h 4m

Re-Release! Season 2, Episode 7: Home (Part 2)

Comin' in hot and feelin' fine! It's rainy in L.A. and Tricia and Marc are feeling a little weird as they revisit Season 2, Episode 7: "Home, Part 2." Speaking of rain, shooting in Vancouver always tends to be a little moist and nude scenes tend to be a little chilly. Also, what does it sound like when you're suddenly transported to the other side of the universe? Just how tomb-y is the Tomb of Athena? Oh, and you haven't lived until you've heard Marc act out how a golf clap evolves into thunderous applause, step by step. Wake up and smell the psychosis. James Remar Forever.
01/07/1954m 14s

Season 2, Episode 7: Home (Part 2)

Comin' in hot and feelin' fine! It's rainy in L.A. and Tricia and Marc are feeling a little weird as they revisit Season 2, Episode 7: "Home, Part 2." Speaking of rain, shooting in Vancouver always tends to be a little moist and nude scenes tend to be a little chilly. Also, what does it sound like when you're suddenly transported to the other side of the universe? Just how tomb-y is the Tomb of Athena? Oh, and you haven't lived until you've heard Marc act out how a golf clap evolves into thunderous applause, step by step. Wake up and smell the psychosis. James Remar Forever.
25/06/1953m 53s

Season 2, Episode 6: Home (Part 1)

Tricia Helfer and Marc Bernardin dive deep into Season 2, Episode 6: "Home (Part 1)," which is the first part of a super-sized narrative that needed two episodes to tell. Join them as they talk about how Adama, still fresh off surviving an assassination attempt, tries to handle the big defections led by Zarek and Roslin, a dynamic duo he calls "a religious fanatic and a terrorist." Our hosts also talk a lot about bowel movements, including Edward James' Olmos's very efficient digestive system.
18/06/1953m 55s

Season 2, Episode 5: The Farm

Anders is back! Tricia and Marc are once again joined by Michael Trucco as they revisit Season 2, Episode 5: "The Farm," which is just chock full of all sorts of creepy dystopian sh**. Join them as they reminisce about their director Rod Hardy (aka the Australian Santa Claus) and his love of REALLY wide shots, watching sex scenes with their parents, and getting hit with a fire extinguisher (kinda for real). Also, hooray for the Arrow of Apollo!
11/06/1953m 52s

Season 2, Episode 4: Resistance

Tricia and Marc are joined by special guest Michael Trucco (Anders) as they revisit Season 2, Episode 4: "Resistance." Did you know that Michael had read for the role of Apollo? But not even that could've prepared him for the rather undefined intricacies of the sport of Pyramid. Pew, pew, pew! Brought to you by Tricia's wine collection (it's a robust vivante!) and featuring a cameo appearance by Tricia's cat.
04/06/191h 3m

Season 2, Episode 3: Fragged (with Sam Witwer)

Tricia and Marc are joined by special guest Sam Witwer (Crashdown) to revisit Season 2, Episode 3, "Fragged".
28/05/191h 8m

Season 2, Episode 2: The Valley of Darkness

Tricia and Marc take on Season 2, Episode 2, "The Valley of Darkness". Cylon Centurions board the Galactica while back on Caprica, Starbuck invites Helo to her old apartment and reflects on her life. Also, what would Marc and Tricia do with 5 million dollars? So say we all!
21/05/1951m 57s

Season 2, Episode 1: Scattered

Tricia and Marc are back for season 2 of Battlestar Galacticast! Today, it’s season 2, episode 1 “Scattered”. As Adama recovers from the events of last season’s finale, Tigh takes command of the Galactica. Also, Marc explains the origins of the word “hysterical” and Tricia explains why you should never die with your eyes open. So say we all!
14/05/1954m 33s

Battlestar Galacticast: Season 2 - Coming May 14th

Tricia Helfer and Marc Bernardin are back for more Battlestar Galacticast! This time they're revisiting season 2 of one of the greatest and most critically acclaimed science fiction series of all time - Battlestar Galactica. Available Tuesday, May 14th wherever you get your podcasts. So say we all!
14/05/191m 40s

BONUS EPISODE: Mary McDonnell at Emerald City Comic Con 2019

Mary McDonnell joins Tricia and Marc to discuss President Roslin's journey through Season 1 and the rest of Battlestar Galactica. Recorded live at Emerald City Comic Con 2019 in Seattle, Washington. So say we all.
09/04/1957m 11s

Season 1, Episode 13: Kobol's Last Gleaming (Part 2) - with RONALD D. MOORE!

Pour yourself a glass of scotch - Tricia and Marc are joined by Battlestar Galactica's developer, executive producer & showrunner RONALD D. MOORE for the season 1 finale, Kobol's Last Gleaming (Part 2). So say we all.
02/04/191h 15m

Season 1, Episode 12: Kobol's Last Gleaming (Part 1)

The search is on for the Arrow of Apollo as Tricia and Marc take on part 1 of the season 1 finale, Kobol’s Last Gleaming. So say we all.
26/03/1957m 25s

BONUS EPISODE: Battlestar Twitterverse Q&A

Multiple DRADIS contacts! In this bonus episode, Tricia and Marc answer your questions from Twitter (#AskTriciaAndMarc). So say we all.
19/03/1942m 48s

Season 1, Episode 11: Colonial Day

The Quorum of Twelve is in session. Tricia and Marc revisit season 1, episode 11, “Colonial Day”. 
12/03/191h 4m

Season 1, Episode 10: The Hand of God

The race is on for an asteroid made of tylium as Tricia and Marc revisit season 1, episode 10, “The Hand of God”. Also - President Roslin is hallucinating, Starbuck is rattled and what’s the deal with all these journalists in the fleet, anyway? So say we all.
05/03/1954m 35s

Season 1, Episode 9: Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down (with Edward James Olmos)

Commander on deck! The one and only Edward James Olmos (William Adama) joins Tricia and Marc for season 1, episode 9, “Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down” - an episode he directed! Roslin suspects Adama is a Cylon and the Galactica welcomes Ellen Tigh (Kate Vernon) for the first time. So say we all.
26/02/191h 16m

Season 1, Episode 8: Flesh and Bone

Tricia and Marc revisit season 1, episode 8 – “Flesh and Bone”. Boomer is getting weird with that Cylon Raider, the first time we hear “this has all happened before…” and why the frak is Starbuck chosen to interrogate Leoben? So say we all. 
19/02/1952m 28s

Season 1, Episode 7: Six Degrees of Separation (with James Callis)

No more Mr. Nice Gaius! James Callis (Dr. Gaius Baltar) joins Tricia and Marc to discuss Season 1, Episode 7, “Six Degrees of Separation”. So say we all.
12/02/191h 3m

Season 1, Episode 6: Litmus

Tricia and Marc watch Season 1, Episode 6, “Litmus”. Boomer and the Chief aren’t fooling anyone, Tricia knows how to throw a punch and Marc goes deep on the parallels between Ron Moore’s ST:TNG & BSG. Plus, don’t make Number 6 angry, Gaius. You wouldn’t like her when she’s angry. So say we all.
05/02/1949m 8s

Season 1, Episode 5: You Can't Go Home Again (with Rekha Sharma)

Rekha Sharma (Tory Foster) is back for another episode of Battlestar Galacticast! The ambrosia is flowing as Rekha joins Tricia and Marc for a rambunctious rewatch of Season 1, Episode 5, “You Can't Go Home Again”. The Adama men are struggling, Starbuck is missing and the Cylon Raiders are aliiiiiive. So say we all. 
29/01/1950m 0s

Season 1, Episode 4: Act of Contrition (with Tahmoh Penikett and Rekha Sharma)

Special guests Tahmoh Penikett (Karl "Helo" Agathon) and Rekha Sharma (Tory Foster) join Tricia and Marc to watch Season 1, Episode 4, “Act of Contrition”. The episode all about “nuggets”, Brendan Costanza as “Hot Dog”, why everybody wants to be Starbuck and more. So say we all.
22/01/1952m 51s

Season 1, Episode 3: Bastille Day

Come aboard the Astral Queen and revisit Season 1 Episode 3, “Bastille Day”. Tricia & Marc discuss Lee Adama’s negotiating skills, getting “boxey-ed” and the differences between Head Six and Caprica Six. Plus, Tom Zarek and the late, great - Richard Hatch. So say we all.
15/01/191h 0m

Season 1, Episode 2: Water

Tricia and Marc dive into the second episode of Season 1, “Water”. What does it mean when the audience knows more than the characters do? The show’s political compass, the Roslyn/Apollo dynamic and just how awesome is Mary McDonnell? So say we all.
08/01/1955m 1s

Season 1, Episode 1: 33 (with Katee Sackhoff)

Katee Sackhoff (Starbuck) joins this week’s Galacticast to break down the first episode of Season 1, “33.” Tricia and Mark join Katee (and Katee’s dogs) at her home to discuss how the episode sets the stakes for the show going forward. They also dive into the intricacies of James Callis’ (Baltar) performance, discuss the vital role of BSG background players, Katee’s audition and whether or not fighter pilots can wear heels, sharing memories of unscripted moments on set, and much more. As an added bonus, we enjoy the tranquil sounds of Katee’s fish tank. So say we all.
01/01/1953m 36s

BONUS EPISODE: Michael Hogan at Northern FanCon 2018!

Tricia and Marc take a quick break from recapping and head to Northern FanCon in Price George, British Columbia for a special episode with Colonel Tigh, himself - Michael Hogan! Michael shares his first reaction to the script, impact on his career and “Canadians in space”. Plus, Tricia’s first day on set and the moment she knew they were onto something special. So say we all. 
25/12/181h 12m

Mini-Series: Part 2

Tricia and Marc discuss part 2 of the Battlestar Galactica mini-series. What’s the origins of Number Six’s red dress and her look? Are you a Baltar or a Starbuck? The big Cylon reveal, unboxing the mystery of Boxy and more.
18/12/181h 22m

Mini-Series: Part 1

Battlestar Galactica actress Tricia Helfer (Number Six) and journalist Marc Bernardin deep dive into the first part of the mini-series that launched the Battlestar Galactica reboot. How “frak” came to be, the origin of the reboot, THAT scene with the baby and the politics of BSG (and how its quite an eerie mirror to today) and way, way more are on the docket. So say we all.
11/12/181h 9m

Battlestar Galacticast - Coming December 11th

BSG star Tricia Helfer and TV writer/journalist Marc Bernardin do an episode-by-episode rewatch of Battlestar Galactica in its entirety, diving deep into the themes of the award-winning sci-fi classic and revealing behind the scenes details that only a true BSG insider like Tricia would know. In addition, the podcast will welcome members of BSG’s cast and crew into the airlock to share their memories of making the groundbreaking series.
03/12/181m 27s
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