References to the Re-imagined Series
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This article discusses various references to the Re-imagined Series made by other works of note in various mediums including, but not limited to, television, film, or literary publications.
- 1 Film
- 1.1 Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner
- 1.2 Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard
- 1.3 Futurama: Bender's Big Score
- 1.4 Futurama: The Beast With A Billion Backs
- 1.5 God Bless America
- 1.6 The House Bunny
- 1.7 Lucky Number Slevin
- 1.8 Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers
- 1.9 Sydney White
- 1.10 The Terminators
- 1.11 Related imagery
- 2 Music
- 3 Live Performances
- 4 Television
- 5 Literature
- 6 Comics
- 7 Video games
- 8 Webcomics/Comic strips
- 9 Podcasts
- 10 Radio
- 11 Others
- 12 External links
- 13 References
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner
- Mentioned once.
Deck-A-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard
- Edward James Olmos calls Deckard a Cylon instead of a Replicant.
- Features a "Cylon War Memorial Makeout Point."
- A robot with features from the re-imagined Centurion works the capstan on the pirate spaceship during Bender's attack on the alien Yivo. Later the same robot is seen fighting in the background, using needle/razor fingered hands as on the re-imagined Centurion.
- The main character Frank Murdoch assumes that his accomplice Chloe liked the "new Battlestar Galactica".
- Natalie mentions this to Colby while eating a hot dog
- A Battlestar Galactica poster is seen.
Nexus Generation: Fans & Filmmakers
- Cylons are mentioned as being influenced by Blade Runner
- One of the characters is offended by the joke that Adama is a Cylon.
- Some robots are programmed to think there are human. (like Final Five, Sharon Valerii)
- There is Airlock in this film.
- Gabriel Hogan, son of Michael and Susan Hogan (Saul Tigh and Doyle Franks) is involved with a band named Battlestar in honor of his father's involvement on Battlestar Galactica.
- Jonathan Coulton wrote a song entitled "Battle of Galactica", possibly named after the ride of the same name. It is sung to the theme of the original Battlestar Galactica or the Re-imagined Series' Colonial anthem.
- Samuel Witwer's rock band, the The Crashtones takes it name from the callsign of his character in the re-imagined series: Alex "Crashdown" Quartararo.
- Remixes for their album Playing the Angel features one for the song "Precious" using dialogue from Number Six and Gaius Baltar from the episode "Six Degrees of Separation".
- Incubus has made a song entitled "Battlestar Scralatchica".
- On track six of the CD, entitled "Justin and Janet", Lewis Black describes Janet Jackson's costume at the controversial 2004 Halftime Show as being the uniform of the captain of the Battlestar Galactica.
- Several characters in the Avatars trilogy by Tui T. Sutherland reference Battlestar Galactica on several occasions. The brothers Gus and Andrew recall watching the entire series on DVD (which has been off the air for three years in the book's time frame of December 2012), Andrew wishes to name his first born daughter Kara, and Gus uses derivatives of frak on occasion.
- John Hodgman claims that the original Battlestar Galactica was a "re-imagining" of the classic Battlestar Galactica radio program of the 1920s.
- In the Vanguard novel Reap the Whirlwind by David Mack, two minor characters are named "Agent Verheiden" and "Agent Cofell". Moreover, a Captain Rymer is mentioned.
- In the Legacy of the Force novel Invincible on page 85, Leia Solo suggests distracting Darth Caedus during a battle by sending him an episode of BattleSun Odyssey.
- In issue #18 of Time of Your Life, the swear word frak is used.
- The swear word, frak, makes an appearance in the comic Star Wars Legacy 2: Broken, Part 2.
- One of the Vasudan pilots respond to orders with the phrase, "By your command".
- On Neil deGrasse Tyson's radio show StarTalk Radio, comedian Leighann Lord pretends to be a computer voice saying "Launch Colonial Viper 1."
- In the Beyond Belief episode "Teenagers of the Corn", Frank Doyle agrees with "So say we all" in response to his wife Sadie's prettiness.
- In The Hour of Slack episode #1361, performance artist Zero Boy said Cylons overruled a Klingon criminal he was paid to follow.
- Entering "about:robots" in the Firefox 3 address bar displays a few wise words about robots. After references to The Day the Earth Stood Still, Asimov's first law of robotics, Blade Runner, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Futurama it concludes with "And they have a plan."
- In the humorous browser-based MMORPG Kingdom of Loathing, the El Vibrato helmet is described as allowing "a weird blue light sweeping back and forth where your eyes should be, like some sort of depressed Cylon."
- The Onion's Friday 17th 2008 mock radio news broadcast announced the launch of Battlestar Galactica: Miami.
- Some episodes of the Star Trek audio series Star Trek: The Section 31 Files uses music from Battlestar Galactica, though no references to its story.
- IMDb's Movie Connections for Battlestar Galactica (2003)
- IMDb's Movie Connections for Battlestar Galactica (2004)
- Depeche Mode's "Precious" (Disco Mix) mp3
- Battle of Galactica (backup available on Archive.org) (in ). (4 November 2008). Retrieved on 15 December 2008.
- thephoenix.com/. The Phoenix. 22 October 2008. Podcast accessed on 15 December, 2008 Seek to: 37:00. Total running time: 1:01:10. ( .POD)
- Hodgman, John. More Information Than You Require. ISBN 9780525950349, p. 232.
- http://startalkradio.net/. . StarTalk Radio. 19 December 2010. Podcast accessed on 30 January, 2011 Seek to: 34:34. Total running time: 56:57. (POD)
- http://thrillingadventurehour.com/. . Thrilling Adventure Hour. 19 March 2012. Podcast accessed on 11 November, 2012 Seek to: 6:42. Total running time: 21:36. (POD)
- Hour of Slack #1361 - The ASK DR. HAL Show with Drummond, Stang & Zero Boy Pt. 1 of 2 (backup available on Archive.org) . Retrieved on 11 June 2012.