Must-see TV shows are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Must-see by Jason Shankel.

Title: Battlestar Galactica (1970s)

Date: 1978-1979

Vitals: Human refugees of the Cylon war wagon train themselves across space with only the diaphanous clothes on their backs and the polyurethane fixatives in their hair to sustain them.

Famous names: Dirk Benedict, Lorne Green, Richard Hatch, Glen Larson

Crunchy goodness: 4.5

Spinoffs/Sequels/Copycats: Battlestar Galactica: The Good One, Battlestar Galactica 1980

Elevator pitch: Star Wars on television

Most painfully dated moment: Voice-to-text blogging with no editing or hyperlinking capability? Someone get Adama a copy of WordPress. Or wiki. Or something. FrontPage even, at this point I'd take.

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