4 most disliked storylines in Battlestar Galactica

Let's go over four of the most disliked plot points and episodes within the 2004 reboot, in hope someone important will read this and these mistakes won't be committed once again.

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA -- Season 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Michael Hogan as Colonel Saul Tigh, Mary McDonnell as President Laura Roslin, Edward James Olmos as Admiral William Adama, Jamie Bamber as Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama, James Callis as Dr. Gaius Baltar, Kattee Sackhoff as Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace, Tahmoh Penikett as Captain Karl "Helo" Agathon, Grace Park as Number Eight, Tricia Helfer as Number Six -- (Photo by: Justin Stephens/Syfy/NBCU Photo Bank)
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA -- Season 3 -- Pictured: (l-r) Michael Hogan as Colonel Saul Tigh, Mary McDonnell as President Laura Roslin, Edward James Olmos as Admiral William Adama, Jamie Bamber as Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama, James Callis as Dr. Gaius Baltar, Kattee Sackhoff as Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace, Tahmoh Penikett as Captain Karl "Helo" Agathon, Grace Park as Number Eight, Tricia Helfer as Number Six -- (Photo by: Justin Stephens/Syfy/NBCU Photo Bank) /
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2) "The Passage" (Season 3, Episode 10)

Pretend you're halfway through a puzzle, all the edge pieces are in place, and you're starting to see the picture form. Then, suddenly, someone slides you a piece that looks like it belongs to a completely different puzzle. That's the vibe "The Passage" gave off when it zoomed in on Kat, a character previously known for zipping around in space like she's got rocket fuel in her veins, only to reveal she's also been moonlighting as a space-age Artful Dodger.

It's a bit like biting into what you think is a chocolate chip cookie, only to find out it's raisin - surprising, slightly disappointing, and leaves you questioning the baker's choices. This curveball felt less like a masterful narrative twist and more like a last-minute scramble to add layers to Kat’s character, making some fans tilt their heads and squint at the screen, trying to connect the dots that seemed to be drawn with invisible ink.

Now, let's sprinkle a bit of drama into this bad boy.

The writers, aiming for a grand slam, decided to not just pull back the curtain on Kat’s shady past but to propel her into the spotlight with a redemption arc that was supposed to be as heartwarming as a cup of hot cocoa on a cold day. They turned her from a space-faring daredevil into a tragic heroine, sacrificing herself for the greater good. On paper, it sounds like a storyline that could make even the toughest viewer sniffle onto their sleeves, but the execution felt more like a magic trick gone wrong, where the magician pulls out a rabbit, but it's wearing a hat that's two sizes too big. Instead of a tear-jerking finale we were all, wondering if we had missed an episode or two where Kat’s backstory was actually hinted at.

It was meant to be a moment of poignant revelation, but for many, it ended up feeling like a plot twist that twisted just a bit too far from the show’s established narrative path.