Quotes Season 2
2-01 Scattered

(Tigh's Flashback, first encounter with Adama)
Adama: So what's your plan here? Personally, I tend to go with what you know. 'Til something better turns up.

(Galactica Brig)
Apollo: Tigh's not letting me out of here. I put a gun to his head. He won't forget that anytime soon.
Roslin: I am so sorry that I got you into this, Captain.
Apollo: No, don't apologize. I knew what I was doing. But I didn't do it for you. I did it for... well, actually, I did it for... nothing, turns out.
Roslin: That's not true. You took a stand.
Apollo: And now look at us.

Tyrol: (leaning over Socinus) How you doing? Hey, how you doing, buddy?
Socinus: Good. Just listening to the birds.
Tyrol: (pauses to listen) I'll be damned. I don't remember the last time I heard birds.

(Caprica, outsite the Delphi Museum)
Strabuck: Bitch took my ride.

(Galactica CIC, network discussion)
Kelly: (to Gaeta) Really, you're gonna out-think the cylons at computer software?

(Tigh's Flashback, Freighter)
Adama: Gimme a couple of years. I'll have some pull. You watch me. I'll have my own Battlestar one day.

(Galactica CIC)
Tigh: That software firewall ready?
Gaeta: Best I can make it, sir. Wish Dr. Baltar was here.
Tigh: To hell with that. Take your work over that shifty son of a bitch any day.

(Galactica Brig, Venner's Prayer during the cylon attack)
Venner: (to Roslin) Will you pray with me? (knees down in front of her, taking her hands) Help us, Lords of Kobol. Help your prophet Laura guide us to the path of righteousness. That we might (is interrupted by a heavy impact) that we might destroy our enemies. Let us walk the path of righteousness and lift our faces unto your goodness. Help us turn away from the calls of the wicked, and show us the knowledge of your certain salvation. We offer this prayer.

(Galactica Medbay)
Tigh: (to the unconscious Adama) You never should have brought me back in the service. If you'd just let me be, I'd have died back there in Caprica along with everyone else, and been happier for it. I don't want to command. I never did. Don't you dare die on me now.


2-02 Valley of Darkness

(Galactica Hallway, after the cylon boarding)
Apollo: Let's go toaster shopping.

(Caprica, Delphi)
Starbuck: (to Helo) Your girlfriend's from a lovely family. Good people, great values.

(Caprica, Delphi)
Helo: I fell in love with a machine. That's stupid. So just call me an idiot, and let's be done with it.
Starbuck: You're an idiot.
Helo: All right?
Starbuck: You're an idiot. But the cylons have a way of making all of us look like idiots.

(Caprica, outside Kara's Apartment)
Starbuck: You never have your house keys when you need 'em.

(Caprica, Kara's Apartment)
Starbuck: After they attacked, I never... I never pined over any of my old crap. Never missed it. Stupid view of the parking lot. Broken toilet in the bathroom. You know, everyone I know... is fighting to get back what they had. And I'm fighting 'cause I don't know how to do anything else.

(Galactica CIC)
Tigh: There is nothing between the last two cylons and the decompression safeties. If you know any prayers, now's the time.

Cally: Tarn getting shot, it wasn't your fault. You know that, right? Chief? (slaps him on his back) Talk to me, you mother-frakker!
Tyrol: (laughing) mother-frakker??? (hugs her and kisses her on top of her head)

Tyrol: (injects Socinus an overdose of morphine) We got a rescue party here. The raptor just landed. We're gonna put you on it, take you back to Galactica. Okay?
Socinus: I'm goin' home?
Tyrol: Yeah. You're goin' home.

(Galactica, Deck 12)
Dualla: (to Billy, referring to his gun) Okay, if you're gonna keep it in your trousers like that... you might want to turn the safety on. (locks the saftey)

(Galactica, Aft Damage Control)
Apollo: Steady up there, Jammer.
Jammer: Yes, sir. I'm not really cut out for this, sir.
Apollo: Me neither. Sometimes you gotta roll a hard six.
Jammer: Wh-what does that mean, sir?
Apollo: Uh... (chuckles) I don't know. It's something my dad says.

(Galactica, somewhere near Aft Damage Control)
Dualla: (to Billy) You want to shoot that, you got to take the safety off. (unlocks the saftey)

(Galactica, somewhere near Aft Damage Control; after the shooting)
Dualla: (referring to the gun) I'll, uh... I'll take that.
Billy: (visibly shocked) Yeah.

(Galactica Medbay)
Tigh: I can't believe you sided with that woman against the old man. I wouldn't do that if you put a gun to my head. And you did. As far as I'm concerned, you're not fit to wear a uniform.
Apollo: Hmm. You're right about that part. I am not fit to wear the uniform. Maybe I never was. Then again, neither are you. This isn't my ship. And it sure as hell isn't yours. It's his. And when he wakes up... he'll decide what to do with the both of us.

(Galactica Medbay)
Tigh: Thank the Gods I didn't have kids.


2-03 Fragged

Baltar: I did hear you, Chief. I just don't respond to the title "Doc." A "dock" is a platform for loading and unloading material. My title is "doctor" or "Mr. Vice President," if you don't mind.
Tyrol: You are loading, are you not?

(Galactica Medbay)
Tigh: (referring to Adama) Is he gonna make it?
Cottle: How should I know? I'm not a psychic. Now get the hell out of here.

(Galactica Hallway)
Tigh: Why aren't you in the brig?
Billy: Um... because... no one put me in there?

(Galactica CIC)
Dualla: Evidently the Quorum of Twelve is aboard. They're demanding to see you.
Tigh: They demand?
Apollo: Demanding job, commanding a Battlestar.

(Baltar's Daydream)
Six: You and your... race invented murder. Invented killing for sport, greed, envy. It's man's one true art form.
Baltar: You've done some killing of your own, I think.
Six: Yes, well, we're you're children. You taught us well.

(Baltar's Daydream)
Six: Be a man, Gaius.
Baltar: What?
Six: Be a man. Whatever else you are, you are that. The time is coming when you'll have to act like one.

Baltar: (about Crashdown) He's crazy. I'm not trained for this kind of thing. I've never fired a gun in my life.
Sellix: I haven't fired one since basic.
Baltar: You?
Cally: I just joined to pay for dental school.

(Kobol, after Baltar shot Crashdown)
Six: Now you're a man.

(Kobol, after the rescue)
Apollo: It's a hell of a butchers bill, Chief. How did Crashdown die?
Baltar: (quickly jumping in) Leading the charge. He gave his life in the... in the finest tradition of the service.
Tyrol: Yeah. He was a hero. To the end.

(Kobol, after the rescue)
Six: I'm so proud of you, Gaius.
Baltar: Why? 'Cause I've taken a life?
Six: It's what makes you human.
Baltar: Is it? Not conscious thought? Not poetry or art or music, literature? Murder. Murder is my heritage. Is that the lesson I'm supposed to pass on to our child?
Six: Shh. It'll be all right, Gaius.


2-04 Resistance

(Galactica Hallway)
Cally: I've known the Chief for years. He's no toaster.
Baltar: He was involved with Lieutenant Valerii, who most certainly is a toaster.
Six: That word is racist. I don't like it.

(Galactica Hallway)
Six: Your child's gonna be half toaster. How does that make you feel?

(Galactica Hallway)
Cally: (to Baltar) Help the Chief to help yourself, Doctor.
Six: Yes, Doctor. That's what you're best at, isn't it?

(Galactica CIC)
Tigh: I want a definitive answer. No more of your weasely techno babble. He's a Cylon or he's not. So get down there and do something right for a change.
Baltar: I am the Vice President. Legally speaking, if the President is incapacitated, shouldn't I take over her duties...
Tigh: (interrupts him) Legally speaking, I have declared martial law. That makes you nobody. So...unless you want to join Roslin in the brig, I suggest you get to work.

(Caprica, first encounter with the resistance)
Helo: This is Jo-Man, Rally, Ten-Point. Sue-Shaun, Crip-Key, Morris Fink. Kara, these are the Caprica Buccaneers.
Starbuck: Hmm. I don't think so.
Sue-Shaun: Give me a ball, little girl. I'll shove it up your ass.
Starbuck: Please... try.

(Caprica, first encounter with the resistance)
Starbuck: You know you guys suck, right? Can't shoot, can't pass. Sure as hell can't take the point.
Anders: Everyone's a critic.

(Galactica Medbay, after the Gideon massacre)
Tigh: Four civilian dead. How the frak could this have happened?
Cottle: What'd you expect, genius? You put a pilot in charge of crowd control.

(Galactica Medbay, after the Gideon massacre)
Tigh: Were they armed?
Hammergead: No, sir, but... you had to be there. They were yelling and screaming at us, and then it got violent They started throwing things, canisters. Coffee, I think.
Tigh: Coffee? You shot people for throwing coffee?

(Galactica Sickbay)
Roslin: I'll just be a moment. Doctor... I need your help. But it's illegal, dangerous, and in violation of your oath as an officer.
Cottle: You're a lousy salesman.

(Galactica, Escape Mission)
Billy: (to Roslin) I understand what you're trying to do. But it's going to divide the fleet. At the very best, it'll create an insurgency against Adama. And at the worst, a civil war. Taking part in that is a line that I won't cross.

(Cloud 9 , Escape Mission)
Roslin: Well, Mr. Zarek, it would seem the enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Zarek: Call me Tom.

(Tigh's Quarters, Adama's return)
Adama: Never had much use for people who second-guessed my decisions. Especially if they've never held a command. They don't understand the pressure. You make a call. It affects the lives of thousands. And you have no one to turn to for back-up.
Tigh: Well, you make it look easy.
Adama: Well, you know that's a lie now.
Tigh: A lot of pieces to pick up.
Adama: Then we'll pick 'em up together. Where's my son?


2-05 The Farm

(Caprica, Resistance Base)
Anders: You always such a bitch in the morning?
Starbuck: Count on it.
Anders: My kind of woman.

(Caprica, Resistance Base)
Anders: (to Kara) Gotta lighten up a bit. Itís only the end of the world.

(CIC, Adama's return)
Adama: (to Tigh) I feel strange. Like (he pauses) closer to the ground.

(Meat Locker)
Apollo: (into recorder) My name is Lee Adama. Until recently I was the commander of Galacticaís air group but when Commander Adama, my father, decided to stage a major military coup against the president, I could no longer support him or his actions. I love my father. I respect him. But in this he is wrong, he must be opposed. I call on all free thinking people in the fleet, I... (stops the recording and removes the tape) I canít do this. Sorry everyone. I thought I could, but I canít.

(Meat Locker)
Roslin: Iím playing the religious card. I know exactly what I have to do.

(Adama's Quarters)
Adama: (to Tyrol about Boomer) She was more than that to us. She was more than that to me. She was a vital, living person... aboard my ship for almost two years. She couldnít have been just a machine. Could you love a machine?

(Adama's Quarters)
Adama: (to Tyrol) There are many copies. Youíll see her again.

(Galactica CIC)
Adama: No oneís gonna follow her. No oneís gonna believe this crap. No oneís this stupid. And anyone that is, the one make suicide run back to Kobol. Please let them.

(Galactica CIC)
Gaeta: Astral Queen has jumped away.
Adama: Now see how many follow.
Tigh: To sit around and wait for Starbuck to show up with that stupid arrow? Two. Three at the most.

(Galactica CIC, Gaeta checks how many ships followed the President)
Gaeta: Twenty four ships, sir.
Tigh: Thatís almost a third of the fleet!

(Caprica, Resistance Base, after Kara's rescue)
Boomer: (to Kara) They know who you are, Kara. Youíre special. Leoben told you that. You have a destiny.


2-06 Home (1)

(Galactica Hallway)
Tigh: We can't afford to lose mining ships, not in our situation. And then there's the collateral damage. Morale is down throughout the fleet. The press is going wild. Families are being split apart.
Adama: Don't talk to me about family.

(Astral Queen, Control Room)
Starbuck: (on radio) Civilian vessels, civilian vessels. This is Starbuck. Do you read?
(Apollo is smiling with relief)
Starbuck: Do you read? Say again, this is Starbuck.
(Apollo is still smiling...)
Starbuck: Is anybody getting this? ... Hello? ... Hello?

(Astral Queen, Starbuck's return)
Starbuck: (embraced and kissed by Apollo) Good to see you too, Captain.
Apollo: Remind me to send you to the brig later.

(Astral Queen, Starbuck's return)
Starbuck: Adama was shot?
Apollo: Yes. You missed a few catastrophes while you were away.

(Astral Queen, Starbuck's return)
Apollo: It's great to see you again, Kara. Thanks for bringing in the trash. (leaves)
Starbuck: (to Helo) Looks like we missed all the fun.

(Galactica Hallway, after the press conference)
Tigh: Why don't you calm down?
Adama: Remind me not to do that again. Always looked easy enough when Roslin did it.

(Galactica CIC, Refueling Operation)
Adama: What is it this time?
Tigh: I'm glad you're here. Birch is coordinating the ship for refueling. But he's making a mess out of what should be the simplest op in the book!
Adama: How long has he been at it?
Gaeta: About four hours now. Sir, he's too green. He's blowing the approach and the docking speeds. He's missing the drogues. He's bunching the lines. It's a mess out there.
Tigh: As you know, this isn't the first screw-up.
Adama: Yes, I know.
Tigh: I realize that he is your guy, but...
Adama: But he's no Apollo.

(Astral Queen)
Apollo: Hmm. It must have been hard, being back on Caprica. Being home. Probably saw some tough things back there. Anyway, tomorrow this whole thing is gonna end, one way or another. We find the tomb or we don't. We find a way to earth or we don't. I just want you to know, Kara, that I'm your friend. I love you. If there's anything you wanna talk about, anything you wanna get off your chest, then I'm here for you. Anyway... whenever you wanna talk, just let me know.
Starbuck: What was that middle part again?
Apollo: Hmm? What do you mean?
Starbuck: Did you say you love me?
Apollo: (laughs) Well, um...
Starbuck: Lee Adama loves me.
Apollo: No, all I meant was...
Starbuck: No, seriously, very sweet. You love me.
(Apollo laughs nervously)
Starbuck: No, you love me. You can't take it back. There's no take-backs.
Apollo: You're dreaming it, Kara.
Starbuck: You love me.
Apollo: You're dreaming it.
Starbuck: You love me.
Apollo: Dreamer.
Starbuck: Mm-hmm. Okay.

(Kobol, after Boomer shot the centurion behind Apollo)
Apollo: You gotta be frakkin' kidding me.

(Galactica CIC)
Adama: Mr. Gaeta. I want to see all recon material on Kobol immediately in my quarters.
Gaeta: Aye, sir.
Tigh: Kobol?
Adama: Yes. I'm putting the fleet back together. I'm putting our family back together. This ends now.


2-07 Home (2)

(Adama's Quarters, planning of the Kobol mission)
Adama: (Sighs) "And Zeus warned the leaders of the 12 tribes that any return to Kobol would exact a price in blood."
Tyrol: It certainly did for us.
Adama: No more bloodshed. Enough loss. I'm o≠nly gonna take people who are absolutely necessary. Don't try to argue with me, Saul. Truth is, I'm the only one that can reach out to Roslin. It's always been between us anyway. We may have gone down separately, but we're gonna come back together. Hopefully on our feet. But even in body bags, we're gonna be coming back together.

(Boomer's Cell)
Baltar: Oh, wonderful. More doubletalk, more mind games. All right then, who's it going to be? Who's going to bear our secret love child? It's not Starbuck, is it?
Six: Careful, Gaius, you're in dangerous territory now.

(Raptor on the way to Kobol)
Tyrol: Look, I marked the terrain as best I could, but we're not... topography's for pansies anyways.

(Raptor on the way to Kobol)
Adama: She [Roslin] thinks you'll be president one day.
Billy: 'scuse me?
Adama: That's what she said to me once, that you reminded her of President Adar when he ran for his first office.
Billy: I don't really know how to respond to that, sir.
Adama: Don't let it go to your head. Adar was a moron.

Helo: How much further?
Boomer: Farther.
Helo: What?
Boomer: Farther describes actual distance. Further is more figurative.
Helo: (scoffs) You're a dictionary now?
Boomer: I'm sorry I'm smarter than you.
Helo: Well, that's okay. The baby can have your brains as long as he gets my looks.
Boomer: Yeah? That'd be a real blessing for her.

(Galactica Medbay, Baltar is lying in the CT Machine, somewhat distracted by Six)
Cottle: Hey. Will you stop going crazy in there?
Baltar: I'm not crazy!

(Galactica Medbay, Cottle is showing Baltar the scan results)
Cottle: Nothing, nothing, more nothing. Are you satisfied?
Baltar: Yes. Yes, I am. Thank you very much, Doctor. Just, um... we're absolutely positive, aren't we, that there's no, um... unidentified objects?
Cottle: Well, you can obsess over these as much as you like on your own time. (leaving the room) Freakin' hypochondriac. One on every bloody ship.

(Kobol, Campsite)
Adama: Laura, I forgive you.
(both smile)
Roslin: Thank you, Bill. I didn't ask for your forgiveness.
Adama: Well, you have it anyway.

(Kobol, Campsite)
Adama: I didn't come here for this. I didn't come here to navel gaze. Or to catalogue our mistakes. We made a decision to leave the Colonies after the attack. We made the decision. It was the right one then, it's the right one now. 'Cause every moment of every day since then... is a gift.
Roslin: From the Gods.
Adama: No, from you. For convincing me that I should go. I would be dead. My son would be dead. Whatever else the cost... I won't second guess that outcome. (hands the scripture over to her) I think it's time to go find this...tomb of yours.

(Kobol, Entrance to the Tomb of Athena)
Starbuck: (moves the arrow over the door with no effect)Stupid frakking thing couldn't come with a handbook? No, because that would just be too logical, wouldn't it?

(Tomb of Athena, Holo Simulation)
Billy: Uh... where the hell are we?
Roslin: I don't know. Tomb of Athena, I think.
Adama: I thought we were already in the tomb.
Starbuck: I think that was the lobby.

(Tomb of Athena, Holo Simulation)
Starbuck: (smiles) We're standing on it. We're standing on Earth. The scriptures say that when the 13th tribe landed on Earth, they looked up into the heavens and they saw their 12 brothers.

(Galactica Hangar, Adama's speech)
Adama: We have struggled since the attacks... trying to rely on one another. Our strength and our only hope as a people, is to remain undivided. We haven't always done all we could to insure that. Many people believe that the scriptures, the letters from the Gods, will lead us to salvation. Maybe they will. But "the Gods shall lift those who lift each other." And so, to lift all of us, let me present once again the President of the Colonies, Laura Roslin.

(Boomer's Cell)
Baltar: Then who... or what... are you, exactly?
Six: I'm an angel of God sent here to protect you. To guide you, to love you.
Baltar: To what end? Six: To the end of the human race. (embraces him)


2-08 Final Cut

(Galactica Pilot's Quarters)
Starbuck: (snickers) More fallout from Tigh's moment of glory?
Apollo: You heard about his death threat?
Starbuck: Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy. I just can't believe that I haven't been called in for questioning yet.
Apollo: Oh, you were top of the list. But don't worry, I told Tigh that you wouldn't know Caprican poetry if it was hot-soldered across your helmet.
Starbuck: "From the darkness, you must fall, failed and weak, to darkness all." Kataris. Not one of his best. Can I be a suspect again? Please?

(Galactica Pilot's Quarters)
Biers: Well, you didn't have to dress for me. D'anna Biers, Fleet News Service.
Apollo: (struggling to hold his towel in place)Captain Lee Adama, commander of the air group. That's pronounced CAG. And I suggest you find yourselves an exit as soon as possible. And that's pronounced a-sap.
Biers: Think we've seen all we need to see here.

(Galactica Hallway)
Baltar: (about Biers) I'm the Vice President. She's supposed to be interviewing me, isn't she?
Six: Well, of course she should. Your title alone commands respect.
Baltar: Of course it does. It's a rare commodity around here. I mean, I'm the Vice President. I'm not gonna beg, I'll tell you that much.
(Baltar walks back around Biers and the camera, tyring and failing to look inconspicuous)
Six: Now, Gaius, you may have to beg. You'll do whatever is necessary to protect our child. Politics may not be your strong suit. But it serves us in the moment. Trust me. This one can help us.
(Baltar continues aimlessly walking around trying to get Biers' attention.)
Biers: Mr. Vice President?
Baltar: Hello.

(Galactica Hallway)
Biers: (to Dualla about Baltar) What a strange little man.

(Galactica Hallway)
Biers: Captain Adama, I hardly recognized you with your clothes on.

(Galactica CIC)
Tigh: (to Biers) I'm not exactly the most popular guy in the fleet right now.

(Tigh's Quarters)
Ellen: Someone's trying to kill you, Saul.
Tigh: Comes with the stripes.

(Gaeta's interview)
Gaeta: I'm not saying that I'm unhappy. Just wondering if there's something more.
Biers: And what have you discovered?
Gaeta: (sighs) I hate cigarettes. (coughs) Ambrosia's good with a chaser. And if you have enough Ambrosia... didn't really hurt that much. (shows her his tiger(?) tatoo on his chest.)

(Baltar's interview; alarm starts)
Baltar: Oh, it's probably just a false alarm. Ignore it, really. Okay.
Biers: Bell, you take the hangar deck. I'm gonna take the CIC. Go!
(Biers and Bell take their cameras and run out of the room.)
Baltar: You're safer here, really. Please, you're as safe as houses down here, really... That's show biz.

(Galactica CIC, during the cylon attack)
Biers: Okay, so I'm new at this. Should I be scared?
Dualla: I am.

(Galactica CIC, after the cylon attack)
Biers: Does this ever get any easier?
Dualla: No, ma'am. It gets harder.

(Biers' Footage)
Biers: I came to Galactica to tell a story. In all honesty, I thought I knew what that story was before I ever set foot here. How an arrogant military let their egos get in the way of doing their job safeguarding the lives of the civilian population. But I found the truth was more complex than that. These people aren't cylons. They're not robots blindly following orders and polishing their boots. They're people. Deeply flawed, yes, but deeply human too. And maybe that's saying the same thing. What struck me the most is that despite it all - the hardships, the stress, the ever-present danger of being killed - despite all that, they never give up. Never lie down in the road and let the truck run them over. They wake up in the morning, put on their uniforms, and do their jobs. Every day, no pay. No rest. No hope of ever laying down the burden and letting someone else do the job. There are no relief troops coming, no Colonial fleet training new recruits every day. The people on Galactica are it. They are the thin line of blue separating us from the cylons. Lieutenant Gaeta told me a remarkable statistic. Not a single member of Galactica's crew has asked to resign. Not one. Think about that. If you wore the uniform, wouldn't you want to quit? To step aside and say, "Enough. Let someone else protect the fleet." I know I would. But then, I don't wear a uniform. Most of us don't, most of us never will. The story of Galactica isn't that people make bad decisions under pressure. It's that those mistakes are the exception. Most of the time, the men and women serving under Commander Adama get it right. The proof is that our fleet survives. And with Galactica at our side, we will endure. - This is D'anna Biers, Fleet News Service.

(Caprica, Theater)
Boomer: I'm still alive. She's still alive. (to Doral) I told you.


2-09 Flight of the Phoenix

(Galactica Officers Mess, Card Playing Game)
Duck: So he's the cylon lover.
Starbuck: You know what? I don't care who or what he fraks. He saved my ass down there, all right?
Duck: How could anyone fall in love with a toaster, though?
Starbuck: Same way I hear everyone was high-fiving our Sharon right before she put two in Adama's chest. The bastards frak with your head.
Hotdog: Yeah. Just ask the chief.

(Galactica Hangar Bay, Fight between Tyrol and Helo)
Tyrol: Come on, you damn toaster lover!

Tigh: Commander's right. I don't care if you have to go through this program line by line. Fix it.
Gaeta: Excuse me?
Tigh: You heard me.
Gaeta: Sir, I'm running every diagnostic we've got. Checking each line of code could take days.
Tigh: I am not interested in excuses. Fix it!
Gaeta: It's not an excuse, sir. It's a frakking fact!
(all stare at him in disbelief)

(Galactica, Enlisted Quarters)
Tyrol: (thinking) Frak it. Why not?

(Galactica Sickbay)
Roslin: How much time do I have?
Cottle: Weeks. A month at the outside.

(CIC, Discussion about the virus infection)
Adama: How do you kill it?
Baltar: Well, that's the tricky part. If it's a cylon virus, it is extremely difficult to eradicate.
Adama: Well, I guess I'm pretty lucky then, 'cause I have an expert on board. Tell Helo to run this past our prisoner.

(Galactica Tool Room)
Tigh: What's this, chief?
Tyrol: I'm making solvent, sir, to clean machine parts.
Tigh: Solvent my ass. I know a still when I smell it. What the hell are you up to?

(Adama's Quarters, Adama asks Roslin for advice)
Adama: This is not the one who shot me.
Roslin: Can they really be that different from one another? Commander, if you're asking me if it's possible that your judgment's been clouded by your history with this particular cylon model, well, I'd have to say yes. But... we created them. There's always a chance we might find common ground.

Tigh: Apollo, this is Galactica. Kill the bastards.
Apollo: (in his viper) Roger that. Vipers, weapons free. Engage. This... this is payback!

(During the test flight of the blackbird)
Apollo: Starbuck, Starbuck, where are you? Starbuck, come in. Starbuck, do you read? ... Kara... are you okay?
Starbuck: Of course you lost contact. It's a damned stealth ship, remember?
The blackbird appears directly in front of Apollo's viper.
Apollo: Oh, you...

(Hangar Bay, Christening Ceremony)
Roslin: (to Tyrol) Oh, you're much too modest. After what we've been through, it would be very easy to give up, to lose hope. But not here. Not today. This is more than a ship, Chief. This is an act of faith. It is proof that despite all we've lost, we keep trying. And we will get through this, all of us, together. I promise.

(Hangar Bay, after the christening of 'Laura')
Roslin: Thank you. None of this would have been possible if you hadn't trusted the cylon.
Adama: I took your advice, met on common ground.
Roslin: What was that?
Adama: We both wanted to live.


2-10 Pegasus

(Galactica Tool Room)
Tigh: I figure if you've seen one old Battlestar, you've seen them all.
Fisk: Yeah, well, she's an old one. I can't believe the cylons didn't kick your ass up one side and down the other in this bucket. (Tigh shoots him a dirty look) Sorry.
Tigh: And just for that, you have to skip this round.
(Both laugh)

(Adama's Quarters)
Cain: Madam President, you look like I just shot your dog.
Roslin: No, it's just... it's just the Commander and I, we've been through a lot.

(Hangar Bay, Starbuck and Apollo are looking at one of the Pegasus Vipers)
Starbuck: Is this a scorecard? You guys put scorecards on the side of your ships?
Racetrack: Like you don't keep score.
Starbuck: You don't see me painting them on the side like I'm bragging to the whole frakking universe.
Whiplash: Hey, that's 48 kills right there.
Starbuck: Special. Do you have caps and t-shirts too?

(Galactica Hallway)
Roslin: How are you doing with all this.
Adama: She outranks me. It's as simple as that.
Roslin: You know, if President Adar stepped off that raptor, I'd be elated, grateful to have someone take over. And yet...
Adama: I don't go to the, "and yet" part. I've been taking orders my entire career. This is no different.
Roslin: Well, then, Commander, thank you. We would appreciate all that you can give us.
Adama: You shall receive it.

(Adama's Quarters)
Adama: Sounds like you were both drunk.
Tigh: No question. But he wasn't lying. I can tell you that right now.

(Pegasus, Gina's Cell)
Six: Will you help her, Gaius?
Baltar: I will do everything I can. After all, she is remarkably similar to someone I care about a great deal. I think it would be best if you left us alone for a time.

Cain: Commander, having read your logs, it appears that you have been through quite an ordeal.
Adama: We've had our moments.

Adama: I have a team that works very well together.
Cain: Let's just cut through it, shall we? After reviewing your logs, it is my judgment that having your son as Galactica CAG has been a grave mistake. He's been "insubordinate, even mutinous", and these are direct quotes from your logs, by the way. And I dare say he's not the only one with disciplinary problems. There's a Kara Thrace who "habitually strikes fellow officers and disobeys orders". This Lieutenant Agathon has "fraternized with and evidently impregnated an enemy agent". Let's not even discuss your XO.

(Galactica / Pegasus, trial argument)
Adama: Fine. We both have strong feeling about the case that only underlines the need for an impartial trial.
Cain: Oh, you mean an independent tribunal? Because, according to your logs Commander, you dissolved an independent tribunal when you didn't like the verdict. And if I'm not mistaken, Chief Tyrol was on trial there as well.
Adama: That was a different time.

(Pegasus, Gina's Cell)
Baltar: (to Gina) You know, I... um... I'm just going to talk right now. I don't expect you to say anything, back on Caprica, before the attack... and sometimes I forget there a was world before the attack... I knew someone... a woman, unlike any other woman I'd ever known. She was unique... beautiful, clever, intensely sensual. When she wasn't in my bed, she was in my thoughts. She was a cylon. And she changed my life in a very real, very fundamental way in that I have quite literally never stopped thinking about her, because I love her. To this very day, I love her. And she looks exactly like you. My name is Gaius Baltar, and I'm here to help you.


2-11 Resurrection Ship (1)

(Colonial One)
Rolsin: You wanna cut through it, fine. You have Pegasus, he has Galactica. Two heavily armed, very powerful warships. Now, I am sure that Pegasus would prevail in any fight.
Adama: I wouldn't count on that.

(Pegasus - Cain's Office)
Starbuck: I want him on my team, sir.
Cain: And do you always get what you want?
Starbuck: Most of the time, sir.
Cain: Good. Me, too.

(Colonial One)
Rolsin: I'm afraid this can only end one way. You've got to kill her.

(Colonial One)
Adama: I'm not an assassin.
Roslin: No. You're not an assassin, you are a colonial officer who's taken an oath to protect this fleet. What do you think that she is going to do with the civilian fleet o≠nce she has eliminated you. You know I'm right. You just don't want to face it.
Adama: So the whole world's going mad?

(Galactica Medbay)
Adama: (to Sharon) What happened to you--
Cottle: Was unforgivable.

(Pegasus Brig)
Apollo: So. Just how many different kinds of stupid are you?
Helo: More than we can count.

(Colonial One)
Adama: What's gotten into you?
Roslin: Mm.
Adama: You've become so bloody-minded.

(Colonial One)
Adama: What can I get you?
Roslin: A new body. Perhaps one of those young cylon models from the resurrection ship.
Adama: I can't see you as a blonde.
Roslin: You'd be surprised.

(Pegasus, War Room and Cain's Office)
(Final scene with Cain and Fisk in Cain's Office, and Adama and Starbuck in Pegasus' War Room)
Cain: Jack, I want you to transfer a detachment of marines to Galactica. And I want you to handpick them. Completely reliable. Completely loyal. Razors.
Adama: I have a mission for you, Kara.
Starbuck: Anything for you, you know that.
Adama: Don't accept too quickly. You won't like this one. I don't like it. But I've decided that it has to be done.
Cain: I'm transferring you to Galactica, as well. I'll tell Adama that you're there to be my eyes and ears. He'll hate it. He'll think you're my spy and try to freeze you out of decision-making. But he'll accept it. Now I want you to stay in throughout the attack. Stay with Adama.
Adama: After the attack is completed and you've accounted for your pilots I want you to land your bird on the Pegasus to report directly to CIC. You'll take Lee with you. He'll watch your back.
Cain: Position marines in key positions throughout the ship and keep a squad posted just outside CIC.
Adama: There'll the normal chaos emotional high after the attack.
Cain: They'll be slapping each other on the back, celebrating the victory.
Adama: They'll keep their guard down.
Cain: Security will be lax.
Adama: I will ask for you over the wireless.
Cain: I will call you directly, and when I have you on the line and you hear me give the command, "execute case orange"--
Adama: When you hear me say "downfall"--
Cain: You are to signal the marines to terminate Adama's command. Starting with Adama.
Adama: I want you to pull out your weapon... and shoot Admiral Cain in the head.


2-12 Resurrection Ship (2)

(Pegasus Brig)
Fisk: Shut your frakkin' mouth! You see, I don't quite understand what I just saw, because I think I saw you two knuckledraggers treating those men like they were cylons, which, of course, couldn't be right because if, in fact, that was the case, then you're both subject to charges of assaulting a chief and a lieutenant under color of authority in a time of war. Which, if I'm not mistaken, carries a penalty on this ship that is quite severe. Now, get the hell out of here!

(Pegasus Cain's Office)
Cain: You drink, Thrace?
Starbuck: Only to excess, sir.
Cain: Only to excess? Learn that from Colonel Tigh, did you?

(Pegasus, Cain's Office)
Cain: (to Starbuck) Let me tell you something. I've had to watch a lot of kids be put into body bags. They're covered with flags and they float out that airlock. You think I don't understand his feelings towards his men? Sometimes terrible things have to be done. Inevitably, each and every one of us will have to face a moment where we have to commit that horrible sin. And if we flinch in that moment, if we hesitate for one second, if we let our conscience get in the way, you know what happens? There are more kids in those body bags. More kids floating out that airlock. I don't know why... but I have a lot of faith in you. And I want you to promise me that when that moment comes you won't flinch. Do not flinch.

(Pegasus Hallway)
Fisk: Good hunting, Captain.
Starbuck: You too, Colonel.

(Galactica Landing Bay)
Fisk: Sorry about this, Saul, but the Admiral didn't feel comfortable with our marines under your command.
Tigh: Yeah. Sorry about a lot of things. Be sure your marines and our marines are aware of their areas of responsibility in case we're boarded by the cylons. The last thing we need is Colonials shooting at each other.
Fisk: Amen to that.

(Galactica, Adama's Quarters)
Adama: I've asked you here to find out why the cylons hate us so much.
Sharon: I'm not sure I know how to answer that. I mean, hate might not be the right word.
Adama: I don't want to fence with you. I just want to know why.
Sharon: It's what you said at the ceremony before the attack when Galactica was being decommissioned. You gave a speech that sounded like it wasn't the one you prepared. You said that humanity was a flawed creation, and that people still kill one another for petty jealousy and greed. You said that humanity never asked itself why it deserved to survive. Maybe you don't.

(Pegasus Brig)
Six: Tens of thousands of cylons are about to die. Tens of thousands, Gaius. God will not forgive this sin.
Baltar: Do you think god will forgive this?
Gina: God forgives all.

(Galactica CIC; Pegasus, Cain's Office)
Adama: I've been thinking about what we talked about before. It's not enough to survive. One has to be worthy of surviving. That's all.
Starbuck: I think that's very wise, sir. Thank you.

(Galactica, Pilot's Quarters)
Starbuck: Lee. Lee, you okay? Are you okay?
Apollo: No. Not really. I, um, I broke my word to you.
Starbuck: What are you talking about?
Apollo: I let you down. I wasn't there when you needed me.
Starbuck: Look... a close call like that... that would mess with anybody's head. All right? It turns out I didn't need you anyway. So... let's just be glad that we both came back alive, all right?
Apollo: That's just it, Kara. I didn't want to make it back alive.

(Colonial One)
Roslin: Rumor has it that I know very little about military protocol, but I do believe that someone who commands more than one ship is called an admiral. Congratulations, Admiral Adama.
Adama: Thank you, Madame president. Thank you, Billy. I, um, I never gave up hope. I just stopped trying to get these a long time ago.
Roslin: Just goes to show you, Bill. Never give up hope.
Adama: Same goes for you, Laura.


2-13 Epiphanies

(Galactica Hangar)
Starbuck: Why don't you just shoot us in the locker room, chief? Save the wear and tear on the ships.

(Galactica Medbay)
Baltar: No, um. Well, as Dr. Cottle says, he's... he's not an expert, and I am. Um, I've been through the tests and I-I wouldn't say that there was anything conclusive.
Cottle: Didn't say conclusive, just damned odd.

(Galactica Adama's Quarters)
Helo: Does she [Sharon] know?
Adama: Not yet.
Helo: Then I should be the one to tell her. If that's all, sir.
Adama: Helo. I don't expect you to agree to the decision. But I need you to accept it.
Helo: We're talking about my child, sir. Part of me. But I guess it's easier to kill when you call it a cylon.
Adama: Dismissed.

(Galactica CIC)
Apollo: Fact is, we've been sharing stories between the ships. And nobody flies combat until our ammo supplies check out.
Tigh: Leaving us defenseless if the cylons decide to pick a fight.
Adama: We were defenseless before this, we just didn't know about it.

(Cloud Nine)
Baltar: I-I would love to be with you always, but--
Gina: I know it's hard, but it's the only way.
Baltar: No. No. I am not who you think I am. And I will not be responsible for the destruction of mankind.

Adama gives a speech over the loud speaker.
Adama: This is Admiral Adama. As you know, President Roslin has been aboard Galactica for the last few days. She's a fighter. But as of this moment, her prognosis is grave. I know that many of you believe in the power of prayer. If that is your way, then I urge you to pray for our President. As for the others, I hope you will join me in keeping her in our thoughts.

(Galactica Hallway)
Helo: I'm a father, like you. Please, sir... give me a raptor, let me take her off the ship. I'll get her away from the fleet.

(Galactica Medbay)
Cottle: I don't like what you're doing. I think it's unnatural and damned dangerous.
Baltar: Yes, well, given the patient's current condition, I am not sure that I see the downside.
Cottle: Maybe it's just her time.
Baltar: Then for once... perhaps I am the beacon of hope around here.

(Galactica Brig)
Roslin: Genuine negotiations require trust. Do not lie to me.
Jahee: I'll talk to my people. Make them understand.
Roslin: Excellent. And I'll listen... maybe even act. But if you renege, I'll insist the Admiral hunt you and your friends down, without mercy.

(Galactica, Baltar's Lab)
Six: What is that?
Baltar: The letter Roslin wrote me. To be opened upon the event of her death.
Six: "President Baltar. I offer my sincere congratulations--"
Baltar: Thank you.
Six: "I say that knowing we've had our differences and that you take office despite my many reservations. You may be the most brilliant person I've ever met, but your intelligence is unleavened by compassion. You must be reminded of your ethical responsibilities and challenged to rise above your own selfish needs. I don't write this to hurt you, but to beg you to open your heart. Understand that the people in the fleet look to you not just for leadership, but for solace... justice. Find a way to give them that, and you will be a great leader. Laura Roslin."


2-14 Black Market

(Galactica Medbay)
After Cottle found a cubit in Fisk's throat
Adama: Find anything else, let me know right away.
Cottle: If I find anything else, I may retire early.

(Tigh's Quarters)
Apollo: Is your wife around, Colonel?
Tigh: No. Why?
Apollo: (shows him the bracelet he found in Fisk's quarters) Is this hers?
Tigh: Oh, yeah. She lost it a couple weeks ago. Where the hell did you find it?
Apollo: On Pegasus.
Tigh: Hmm.
Apollo: In Commander Fisk's quarters.

(Cloud Nine - Shevon's Quarters)
After Lee was attacked.
Zarek: Lee. I just heard, are you all right?
Apollo: What are you doing here?
Zarek: Attending a Quorum meeting. Nothing as exciting as all this. I assure you. I know these places are legal. But still, the son of the almighty Adama--


2-15 Scar

(Galatica - Pilots Quarters)
Starbuck: Scar spooked him. He saw that motherfrakker's red eye coming straight for him, and he panicked. Reilly was a good stick. A little short on guts, but a good stick.
Duck: Beano who had plenty. Took Cally an hour to clean out his cockpit.

(Galactica - Brig)
Starbuck: Raiders reincarnate?
Sharon: Makes sense, doesn't it? It takes months for you to train a nugget into an effective viper pilot. And then they get killed. And their experience, their knowledge, their skill sets. They're all lost forever. So, if you could bring 'em back and put 'em in a brand new body, wouldn't you do it? 'Cause death then becomes a learning experience. How, uh-- how many pilots have we lost? I mean, have you lost?

(Galactica - Hangar)
Starbuck: What the hell happened to BB?
Kat: What happened? He did exactly what you told him to do, Captain. Him and Duck had bingo fuel and a head start home, but instead the FNG turned and attacked. And Scar lit him up like a pinwheel.
Starbuck: Why'd he try to take Scar on by himself? Stupid idiot.
Kat: "Try to run and your dead." I heard you, you drilled that into the poor moron's head.
Starbuck: You know what? You and I both know that 99% of the time that is the right move.
Kat: Hmm, not this time.

(Galactica - Pilot's Lounge)
Apollo: Hey. Well, that's just great. Frak or fight, huh? Okay, maybe I am just a quick lay. But, Kara, I'm also your friend.
Kat: Yo, Starbuck! Hey, Starbuck! My cup runneth dry. Seems I recall someone boasting that my lips would never touch this rim.
Starbuck: You earned it. (turns around to face the others and raises the bottle) To BB, Jo-Jo, Reilly, Beano, Dipper, Flattop, Chuckles, Jolly, Crashdown, Sheppard, Dash, Flyboy, Stepchild, Puppet, Fireball...
Apollo: To all of 'em.
Adama: So say we all.
All: So say we all.


2-16 Sacrifice

(Cloud Nine - Lounge)
Apollo: Billy, I'm sorry.
Billy: I thought if anything, we were honest with each other. But you knew you were gonna be here with him today, and you let me propose to you.
Dualla: I didn't--
Billy: I know that giving you that ring was stupid. That's fine. And maybe this wasn't gonna work out between us. But this... you should've told me about this.
Ellen: Well, it's hard, you know? To choose the people we fall in love with. To love only one person at a time. People like us... are more complicated.
Apollo: Us?

(Cloud Nine - Lounge)
Starbuck: It was friendly fire. Lee got hit by friendly fire. I think it was me.

Galactica - Brig)
Adama: Are you playing with us? Are you playing with me?
Boomer: I've saved the ship. Saved you. How many times now? Five? Six? You just can't believe I'm not plotting against you.
Adama: You know that there are cylons within this fleet. You know what they look like. You know where to find them. If I were to ask you, would you tell me who they are?
Boomer: No.
Adama: That I believe.

(Cloud Nine - Lounge)
Dualla: Stop looking at him, Billy. I can see you watching him. I know you think you can get that gun.
Billy: I'm only thinking in case something happens.
Dualla: No. You're not a soldier. You're not trained for that. You've got nothing to prove.
Billy: I know.


2-17 The Captain's Hand

(Colonial One)
Zarek: You'd be surprised how many people crave the assurances of cold science as opposed to the superstitious ravings of the Gemenese. As a scientist, you offer hope. Think about it.
Baltar: And you, Tom. You'll just step aside... will you?
Zarek: I'm just happy to back a man of true conviction. A man...who remembers his friends.

(Galactica - Sick Bay)
Adama: (to Rya) You're a stowaway. Aboard a military ship.
Cottle: Some people might say she was a victim of political persecution. Hell. She could apply for asylum.

(Pegasus - Pilot's Quarters)
Apollo: You've been on board less than four days, and you're already facing charges. You don't waste any time, do you?
Starbuck: Neither do you, Lee. How's it feel being Garner's new playmate?

(Galactica - Adama's Quarters)
Adama: In your opinion, off the record... what was Garner's flaw?
Apollo: He was used to working with machines. Command is about people.
Adama: Remember that. I want you to take command... of the beast. Garner was my decision. His failure's my responsibility. Don't let me fail a second time. Congratulations, Commander.

(Galactica - Pilot's Quarters)
Starbuck: You realize you're screwed, right? All the pressure, the responsibility, the sleepless nights, all the officers giving you a hard time.
Apollo: Yeah, well, it could be worse. You could be my CAG.
Starbuck: I'm gonna stay here and be Galactica's CAG. Something about wanting to keep an eye on me.
Apollo: Well, you and Colonel Tigh have a lot of fun at those early morning briefings. 'Cause the XO's a lot of fun first thing.


2-18 Downloaded

(Caprica - Boomer's Apartment)
Six: He's-- he's alive?
Boomer: He's the vice president of the Colonies. You didn't know that?

(Galactica - Adama's Quarters)
Roslin: If her baby does survive, the question is what do we do with it?
Baltar: Do? What are you suggesting? That we throw it out of an air lock?
Roslin: I don't make suggestions, Mr. Baltar. If I want to toss a baby out an air lock, I'd say so.
Baltar: Well, it's really gratifying to know that infanticide's not on the table.
Tigh: Do I have to point out that this is not a baby? It's a machine.
Baltar: No, it's half machine, half human. I suggest we all keep that half in mind.

(Caprica City - Cafe)
Boomer: Why do you think they kept it from you?
Baltar: Is the wrong question.
Six: The right question is why did she get me to work with you knowing that you'd tell me the truth? She knew I had feelings for Gaius. Knew that I had trouble letting go of him.
Boomer: She must've known it would trigger those feelings and those memories. She's frakking with you. Can't you see that?
Six: But why?
Baltar: Oh, it's so perfectly obvious. You know, for a self-aware cybernetic life form, sometimes you can be unbearably obtuse.
Six: Oh for god sake.
Baltar: Careful.

(Caprica City - Parking Garage)
(after the explosion)
Anders: Who are you? What kind of people are you?
Six: I don't know.

(Caprica City - Parking Garage)
(after the explosion)
Baltar: You have it in your hand. Hard physical proof of o≠ne person's love for another. If only you felt this deeply about us.
Six: I did. I do. I love you, Gaius.
Baltar: Where's the tangible proof?

(Caprica City - Parking Garage)
(after the explosion)
Doral: We found them! They're alive!
Boomer: Yes, we are.
Six: We're alive.


2-19 Lay down your Burdens (1)

(Galactica - Briefing Room)
(Presidential debate.)
Roslin: (while entering the room) I'm going to wipe the floor with you, Gaius.
Baltar: You must be losing your mind again.
Roslin: If that's the best you can come up with, you're in a lot of trouble. Good luck.

Cavil: Do you know how useless prayer is? Chanting and singing and mucking about with old half-remembered lines of bad poetry. And you know what it gets you? Exactly nothing.
Tyrol: Are you sure you're a priest?

(Galactica - Baltar's Lab)
Baltar: (to Zarek) Of course. Of course, how blind i'm being. Thank you. Yes. Um, things are going to turn around, you'll see. What is that, advice? Well, thank you. Thank for your keen insight, your astounding political acumen. You know, I'm so assured right now, Tom, I'm just going to sit right back and wait for the hand of god to reach down and change my political fortunes. How about that?

Cavil: She stopped you. By waking you up, she prevented you from carrying out your secret desire to kill yourself.
Tyrol: I don't have a secret desire to kill myself.
Cavil: Well, actually, you're right. It's not a secret. You obviously want to kill yourself. Question is why.

(Galactica - Baltar's Lab)
Baltar: Now there's a difference in thought.
Zarek: What's that?
Blatar: Oh, nothing, Tom. Just, uh... can you imagine if we actually had to live on that thing?
Zarek: You... are a genius.
Baltar: And?
Six: Pay attention. You're about to win the election.
Baltar: I'm sorry. What were you saying, Tom?

(Galactica - Baltar's Lab)
Six: You should listen to him, Gaius. He's a smart, sexy man, just like you.
Baltar: Oh, give up.
Zarek: What?
Baltar: Give up on earth.

Tyrol: But how do you know I'm human?
Cavil: Oh, well, maybe because I'm a cylon, and I've never seen you at any of the meetings.

(inside the Raptors)
Helo: Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Missing a raptor. I'm o≠nly reading 17 out there. We're missing raptor 6-12. That's Toughguy and Carousel.
Starbuck: What, they jumped to the wrong coordinates?
Helo: No. No, no. I'm picking up their transponder, so they made it. Bearing 827, carom 443. About half a klick from here. That would put them-- oh, my gods.
Starbuck: Where, Helo? Talk to me.
Helo: They jumped inside the mountain.

(Galactica - Briefing Room)
(right after the debate)
Baltar: Not your night, I guess.
Roslin: Why don't you go frak yourself.


2-20 Lay down your Burdens (2)

(Colonial One)
Roslin: Oh, I know. The planet. That's all anybody wants to talk about is that frakkin' planet. Excuse my-- my language, Tory, I'm sorry.

(Galactica - Tigh's Quarters)
Tigh: Ellen, my job is to protect the fleet from the cylons and that's exactly what I'll be doing. If you want to move down there, go ahead, be my guest. Go down and cat around with all the men. Have yourself a good old time.
Ellen: Saul, I want you.

(Galactica - Hangar)
Anders: Damn good to meet you, Sir.
Adama: Caprica Buccaneers.
Anders: That's right.
Adama: Hell of a player. I'm a Picon Panther fan myself.
Anders: We enjoyed beating them too.

(Galactica - Hangar)
Tyrol: Don't move! He's a cylon.
Adama: Back off, chief. We got it.
Cavil: Well, this is an awkward moment. Yes, uh, he's right. I'm a cylon. And I have a message. So take me to your leader.
Adama: Take him to the brig. Take that to the brig too.

(Galactica - Pilot's Quarters)
Anders: Hey, hey, hey. Listen. You don't have to get me drunk. I will sleep with you, okay? I figure I owe you one what with you saving me and all.
Starbuck: Little slut.

(Galactica - Pilot's Quarters)
Starbuck: Lee, when are you gonna get yourself a girl?
Apollo: I'm doing fine, thank you.
Starbuck: You're not still frakkin' Dualla, are you?
Apollo: Thanks a lot.
Starbuck: I mean, I'm not one to like, you know, lecture or anything, 'cause I'll do just about anything to get into the pants of some hot little young thing.
Anders: Hey! Hey! Is that all I am to you?
Starbuck: Yes. But you love it.
Anders: That's all right. I don't mind doing charity work.

(Galactica - Brig)
Cavil (Caprica): I'm here to deliver a message. After that, you can do whatever you want with me. I don't care.
Cavil (Galactica): Would you mind telling me what's going on? I'm not a frakking cylon. I'm not-- oh. Well... okay then.
Cavil (Caprica): Sorry to bust up your day, brother. But there's been a change of plans. It's been decided that the occupation of the Colonies was an error.

(Galactica - Brig)
Adama: New marching orders by your one true god.
Cavil (Galactica): There is no god.
Cavil (Caprica): Supernatural divinities are the primitive's answer for why the sun goes down at night.
Cavil (Galactica): At least that's what we've been telling the others for years.
Cavil (Caprica): Can't really prove it one way or the other, of course.
Roslin: I know a way to prove it. Throw them both out the air lock. Let them see if there really is a cylon god.

(Galactica - Baltar's Lab)
Zarek: I've seen a lot of elections, Gaius. Most honest, a few fixed. And you can always tell the fixed ones, because they don't make sense. And this doesn't make sense.
Baltar: Laura Roslin is many things. But she's not corrupt. And she's not dishonest. It's over.

(Colonial One)
Adama: Do we steal the results of a democratic election or not? That's the decision. Because if we do this, we're criminals. Unindicted, maybe, but criminals just the same.
Roslin: Yes, we are.
Adama: You won't do it. We've gone this far, but that's it.
Roslin: 'Scuse me?
Adama: You try to steal this election, you'll die inside, likely move your cancer right to your heart. The people made their choice. We're gonna have to live with it.
Roslin: It's the wrong choice.
Adama: Yes, it is.
Roslin: All right. All right. All right. So that's it. We just give it up, just like that.
Adama: The battle, perhaps. But not the war.

(Colonial One)
Adama: You're not listening.
Baltar: I don't have to listen. I'm the President. The settlement begins and it begins now.

(Galactica - Adama's Quarters)
Tigh: We both know the cylons could still show up.
Adama: Anything's possible. We've been orbiting New Caprica longer than we ran after the attack. I don't think they're coming back anymore. Colonel... good luck. If she gives you too much trouble, find yourself a younger one.

(New Caprica)
Starbuck: Can't believe I married a moron. Are you okay?

(New Caprica)
Tigh: (to Starbuck) That was a long time ago. People change.

(Colonial One)
Baltar: Very well. On behalf of the people of the Twelve Colonies, I surrender.

(New Caprica)
Tyrol: What do you want to do now Captain.
Starbuck: The same thing we always do. Fight them until we can't.


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