Battlestar Galactica is a science fiction franchise that started with an NBC TV series in 1978. A sequel series followed in 1980, along with comic books, novels, and games. A reimagined series aired on the SyFy channel from 2004 to 2009, and spawned its own spin-offs and a renewal of merchandising.
- Beaker befriends George Takei on a Star Trek cruise in episode 211 of Muppets Tonight. As Takei shares another of his Trek stories, they are informed by a Klingon (played by Kirk Thatcher) that they've been attacked by the Battlestar Galactica fantasy cruise ship.