The 1980s were all about spaceships, alien races, and adventures among the stars. While I grew up with the television series, the recent reimagining of Battlestar Galactica worked for me, too. But the earlier ship designs are still memorable, and the toys more playable. Especially with a few "space" monsters tossed in.
Before the new Battlestar Galactica kicked in, Richard Hatch lambasted it for how his character, Captain Apollo, would be portrayed, especially since he had been working hard on a revival of the original series himself. His passion did, at least, earn him a meaty role in the new series as Tom Zarek. Shrewd.
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