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"The Living Legend" is the twelfth episode of season one of the science fiction television series Battlestar Galactica. The episode was directed by Vince Edwards with a teleplay written by series creator Glen A. Larson based on a story treatment by Larson and Ken Pettus. The episode first aired on ABC on November 26th, 1978.

Synopsis Edit

The legendary Commander Cain of the battlestar Pegasus meets up with the Colonial survivors and ignites a new campaign against the Cylons at Gamoray. But Adama finds Cain's warmongering ways to threaten the fleet's very existence, despite the renewed morale among the Colonials. Sheba (Anne Lockhart), Cain's daughter and love interest for Apollo, and Bojay (Jack Stauffer) are introduced. [1]

Cast Edit

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Also Starring Edit

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Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode includes a preview recap prior to the actual episode.
  • Actor Lloyd Bridges is credited as a special guest star in this episode.
  • First appearance of Sheba. She will become a regular supporting character throughout the remainder of the series.
  • Apollo is the first character seen in this episode. He also has the first speaking lines.

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References Edit

  1. Taken from the episode title card included on Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Epic Series DVD collection; Disc 3, Side B.


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