Universal Home Entertainment will release Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series on DVD and Blu-ray on July 28, 2009.
This 20-disc Blu-ray set and 25-disc standard DVD set contains every episode of the popular SCI FI Channel series, along with extensive bonus materials, and is now available for pre-order.
Created and executive-produced by Ronald D. Moore and David Eick, the series starred an ensemble cast led by Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer, and Grace Park.
The last half of the show’s final season — Season 4.5 — is also now available for pre-order and will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray on July 28, 2009 with loads of extras.
Check out the box art here at right and below (click for larger view).
The Battlestar Galactica saga began on one devastating day, when the human population of the Twelve Colonies of Kobol was annihilated in a series of surprise attacks by their own creation””the Cylons, a race of sentient robotic clones. The few survivors huddled together on space ships, facing almost certain death at the hands of their ruthless enemies. In Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.5, Commander William Adama (Emmy Award®-winner Edward James Olmos), the hawkish military leader of the last surviving battleship, searches for a habitable planet as the murderous Cylons follow relentlessly. As mysterious premonitions help Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell) the President of the Twelve Colonies, guide the ship to the fabled Thirteenth Colony, Earth, treacherous double agents, Cylon spies and internal dissent plague the Galactica. The ship’s crew and passengers battle for their lives””and the survival of the human race””armed with only cunning and determination against the military might of the Cylon Empire.