Production info

Lost Planet of the Gods
USA, 1978  TV  

TV-series Battlestar Galactica

Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene
Directed by Christian I. Nyby III


After the destruction of the human colonies, the last major fighter carrier Battlestar Galactica leads a makeshift refugee fleet in a search for Earth.

Double episode (3 and 4) of the science-fiction TV-series "Battlestar Galactica" (1978-1979). There are numerous references to ancient Earth civilizations. The helmets worn by Colonial Viper pilots are based on Egyptian headdresses. The enemy Cylon force structure is based on Roman legions. This episode features the Pyramids at Giza and the Great Hall of the Temple of Karnak as ancient ruins of civilization on the planet Cobol.

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