Taking A Break From All Your Worries

Battlestar GalacticaCaptured by Tyrol at the temple on the algae planet, Baltar is now in the hands of the Colonial fleet. While many would happily see him dead – indeed, a suicide attempt in his cell is only narrowly averted – President Roslin wants to use this opportunity to find out more about the attack on Caprica and Baltar’s involvement in it, something she’s never been able to prove. Adama approves the use of a hallucinogenic interrogation drug that may be of more use in breaking Baltar’s resolve than Roslin’s shock tactics, over Doc Cottle’s objections, but even under intense questioning in an altered state, Baltar doesn’t surrender the information that his captors are hoping for…

written by Michael Taylor
directed by Edward James Olmos
music by Bear McCreary

Guest Cast: Michael Hogan (Tigh), Aaron Douglas (CPO Tyrol), Alessandro Juliani (Lt. Gaeta), Kandyse McClure (Dualla), Michael Trucco (Anders), Donnelly Rhodes (Doc Cottle), Kerry Norton (Paramedic Ibhay), Leah Cairns (Racetrack), Tom Bower (Joe), Steve Lawlor (Guard), Graeme Duffy (Adrien Bauer), Jason Dryden (Knucklehead Dragger #1)

Note: On its original broadcast, this episode included a “bonus scene” just before the end credits – with absolutely no context for placing it within the rest of the story – of Roslin questioning the captured Number Six.

LogBook entry by Earl Green