Murder on the Rising Star

Battlestar Galactica (original)Starbuck is accused of murdering an old rival after the two get into a fight over a card game. The warrior insists he had nothing to do with the death, but tests reveal that his laser was the murder weapon. Apollo and Boomer try to clear Starbuck’s name, and unveil a web of deceit that Starbuck’s supposed victim wove to ease his own conscience. The deceased was far from innocent, but the new evidence may not be enough to save Starbuck.

Order the DVDsDownload this episodeteleplay by Donald P. Bellisario, Jim Carlson and Terrence McDonnell
story by Michael Sloan
directed by Rod Holcomb
music by Stu Phillips

Guest Cast: Brock Peters (Chief Opposer Solon), W.K. Stratton (Wing Sgt. Barton), Ben Frank (Chella/Riftis), Lyman Ward (Pallon/Karibdis), Frank Ashmore (Flight Sgt. Ortega), Jeff Mackay (Corporal Komma), Newell Alexander (Elias), Ted Parker (Commentator Zed), Patricia Stich (Newswoman Zara), Ted Noobe (Officiator), Paul LeClair (Guard)

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