The people of the Colonial Fleet use QWERTY-style keyboards.
Ep. 1 33 Tricia Helfer's character (Number Six) was named after Patrick McGoohan's character from the British series "The Prisoner" (1967).
Ep. 9 Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down The role of Ellen Tigh was originally offered to Lucy Lawless who rejected the part until she was later offered the role of D'Anna Biers, a part that was specifically written for her.
Ep. 10 The Hand of God The engraved lighter that is given to Lee by his father was purchased at a local garage sale.
Ep. 13 Kobol's Last Gleaming: Part 2 SPOILER ALERT!
Actor Dirk Benedict, who played Starbuck in the original Battlestar Galactica series, was offered a cameo appearance in the finale of the episode but declined because of his refusal to participate with the re-imagined series in any capacity.
Ep. 8 Final Cut After Lucy Lawless passed on the role of Ellen Tigh, Edward James Olmos personally suggested actress Kate Vernon for the part who was casted soon after.
Ep. 10 Pegasus Originally, Admiral Cain's first name was supposed to be Nelena before it was changed to Helena.
Ep. 10 Revelations The mirror that William Adama uses throughout the series was bought from Ikea and is ironically called "Fräck."