Battlestar Galactica

Scattered - S2-E1

Plot hole: Gaeta and Tigh both reference the fact that the Galactica crew computes the changes in stellar drift for FTL jumps and then sends out the info to the rest of the fleet for their use. However, when they fail to rendezvous with the fleet after the emergency jump, Gaeta realizes a mistake has been made and says that Galactica's info is out of date. This creates a major plot hole because if Galactica sends out the new info to the fleet, Galactica would always have the most up to date info for FTL jumps. The crew would be able to solve the lost fleet crisis by simply reloading the last coordinates that Galactica sent out and jumping there where the fleet would be waiting for them. There would be no need to go back to the previous coordinates and recompute the jump.

Guy

Daybreak: Part 3 - S4-E21

Plot hole: During the last Galactica jump, Kara enters different coordinates that she puts together in her head from her memories. There is no explanation as to how the fleet came up with those coordinates instead of the rendezvous coordinates. If the fleet had them as the rendezvous coordinates, Kara wouldn't have said "I don't have the rendezvous coordinates!" Right before the Galactica jump. Bill Adama also wouldn't have said in response "It doesn't matter! Just jump is out of here..." (00:05:54)

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Suggested correction: In the flashback, Kara said "I thought that, if I assigned numbers to the notes." Those were the numbers she used for the notes to "All Along the Watchtower." She remembered them and used those for the coordinates.

David George

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Kobol's Last Gleaming (2) - S1-E15

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Starbuck attempts to retrieve Apollo's arrow, a crewman in a red tee shirt and dark vest can be seen standing just behind and to the right of the display case as she is shooting out the glass.

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