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The 10 Best Battlestar Galactica Moments For Its 10th Anniversary

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The Cylons were created by man. They rebelled. They evolved. And, we became endlessly, hopelessly addicted to the space opera that has us all pining after a world where paper has no corners. In honor of the 10th anniversary of the miniseries (which has four glorious seasons), we looked back on our favorite BSG moments, and the incredibly human revelations this science fiction show provided.
Battlestar Galactica acts, in many ways, as a great equalizer, something that people bring up at dinner parties because there is always another serious devotee in the room. (Further evidence is found by a simple YouTube search — there happen to be more fan-made videos than actual clips of the show.) Ten years later, the meditations on humanity and technology or what is right versus what is honorable feel more relevant than ever. If you haven't seen it, ex out of this window, head to Netflix, and prepare to give your life over to the show. If you are a devotee of the lords of Kobol, well, enjoy these 10 amazing frakking BSG moments and a brief sojourn with your favorite crew members of Galactica.
Oh, and spoilers? Featured en masse.
6. So Say We All
A rousing speech as usual from Adama. The "So Say We All" chant is a BSG fan's Vulcan salute, and should be used accordingly to identify fellow obsessives.
5. Kara's Coordinates
As far as sci-fi music moments go, this is right up there with the band from the Mos Eisley cantina. Thrace meets a mysterious man playing piano at the bar, and suddenly, a whole lot of things start to make sense... Though, as we all know, it doesn't get any less complicated from here on out.
3. Meet the hybrid
The concept of the hybrids and the ship as a biological entity is one of the most fascinating things about this show. From Minority Report vibes and scary predictions to the orgasmic experience of jumping, the hybrids are mysterious creatures whose existence adds yet another philosophical layer to the question of what, if anything, separates different type of beings and consciousness (be they man-made or otherwise).
2. No more Mr. Nice Gaius
It's always great to see Gaius Baltar freak out, little weasel that he is. The arrival of a different Six — whom Baltar is initially unable to identify as someone other than his nagging hallucination — marks an important turning point in the series. It's an important moment when we see the physical form of someone we've previously thought of as the embodiment of evil behaving innocently and genuinely, like any other person. But, really, the crux of this whole thing is the pun.
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