elcome to Mary McDonnell Vault, your online resource dedicated to actress Mary McDonnell. You better know Mary for her role as Captain Sharon Raydor for the TNT crime series The Closer & Major Crimes. But she also did others like Battlestar Galactica, Independence Day, Donnie Darko, Dances with Wolves, Sneakers and many others. Site is comprehensive of a big photogallery with events, photoshoots, magazines, stills, an extensive press library to collect all the articles and interviews on her and a video gallery section for recorded interviews, sneak peeks and trailers of her projects. We claim no rights to know her personally and it's absolutely respectful of her privacy and paparazzi-free!!!

Battlestar Galactica (Season 2)

2.01 – Scattered
aired on July 15, 2005
Directed by: Michael Rymer | Written by: David Weddle, Bradley Thompson

As the premiere for the second season unfolds, Adama lay dying leaving Tigh in command. Lee and Roslin have been sent to the brig. An emergency jump goes wrong leaving the Galactica alone in space without the fleet.
2.02 – Valley of Darkness
aired on July 22, 2005
Directed by: Michael Rymer | Written by: David Weddle, Bradley Thompson

A Cylon virus is interfering with Galactica’s power supply, while Cylon centurions are heading for crucial systems. Somehow they must be stopped.
2.03 – Fragged
aired on July 29, 2005
Directed by: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan | Written by: Dawn Prestwich, Nicole Yorkin

Tigh has problems with the responsibility of being a leader, president Roslin loses control without chamalla. The Kobol team discovers a Cylon battery.
2.04 – Resistance
aired on August 5, 2005
Directed by: Allan Kroeker | Written by: Toni Graphia

Tigh’s decision to impose martial law is protested in the fleet as well as on Galactica. On Caprica, Helo and Starbuck meet other humans.
2.05 – The Farm
aired on August 12, 2005
Directed by: Rod Hardy | Written by: Carla Robinson

Starbuck finds herself wounded in a hospital on Caprica where she is suspicious about her doctor. President Roslin makes an appeal to the fleet to follow her to Kobol.
2.06 – Home (Part 1)
aired on August 19, 2005
Directed by: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan | Written by: David Eick

Starbuck, Helo and Boomer bring back the Arrow of Apollo, but Boomer doesn’t seem welcome. Commander Adama wants to keep the fleet divided and appoints a new CAG.
2.07 – Home (Part 2)
aired on August 26, 2005
Directed by: Jeff Woolnough | Written by: David Eick, Ronald D. Moore

While Commander Adama tries to join Roslin’s team on Kobol, Dr. Baltar’s Number Six tells him he’s crazy.
Maybe your impulse the day the Cylons attacked was right. Maybe we should have stayed and fought for our homes. Maybe the President of the Colonies should have stayed and fought with her people.
2.08 – Final Cut
aired on September 9, 2005
Directed by: Robert Young | Written by: Mark Verheiden

Journalist D’Anna Biers is making an item on the Gideon incident, when she’s asked by Adama and Roslin to film daily life on Galactica.
2.09 – Flight of the Phoenix
aired on September 16, 2005
Directed by: Michael Nankin | Written by: David Weddle, Bradley Thompson

While Tyrol decides to start building a new fighter, the Cylon virus is rearing its ugly head again. Boomer says it means a large Cylon attack is imminent.
After what we’ve been through… it would be very easy to give up, to lose hope ,but not here, not today. This is more than a ship Chief. This is an act of faith. It is proof… that despite all we’ve lost… we keep trying… and we will get through this, all of us, together. I promise
2.10 – Pegasus
aired on September 23, 2005
Directed by: Michael Nankin | Written by: Anne Cofell Saunders

Galactica meets Pegasus, and Adama’s command is threatened when the captain of Pegasus outranks him. A joyous celebration turns sour at some of the secrets emerging out of the differences of the two crews, and Baltar meets a familiar Cylon prisoner aboard Pegasus.
2.11 – Resurrection Ship (Part 1)
aired on January 6, 2006
Directed by: Michael Nankin | Written by: Anne Cofell Saunders, Michael Rymer

Adama and Cain find common ground when Starbuck returns with footage of the Cylon ship. Roslin negotiates a temporary truce, while Starbuck plans an attack.
Like she said, let’s cut through it. The two of you were willing to go to war today. Do you think she’s going to step down from that? She’s going to bide her time and hit you the first chance she gets. That’s a given. I hate to lay this on you, Bill, but she is dangerous and the only thing that you can do is to hit her before she hits you.
2.12 – Resurrection Ship (Part 2)
aired on January 13, 2006
Directed by: Michael Nankin | Written by: Michael Rymer, Ronald D. Moore

Galactica and Pegasus are preparing for the assault on the Cylon Resurrection ship. While Starbuck discusses Adama’s plan to kill Cain with Apollo, Colonel Fisk stops Pegasus’ crew members beating up Helo and Tyrol. He dispatches his marines on Galactica to execute Cain’s plan to kill Adama. Apollo seems to dislike his father’s plan and hears him out before he sets off in the blackbird to destroy the FTL-drive of the Resurrection ship. It goes wrong for him. Meanwhile Dr. Baltar is trying to take care of the Number Six on Pegasus. He seems to have feelings for her, much to the dismay of the Number Six in his head.
Just goes to show you, Bill. Never give up hope.
2.13 – Epiphanies
aired on January 20, 2006
Directed by: Rod Hardy | Written by: Joel Anderson Thompson

President Roslin, who is about to die, believes Sharon’s baby is dangerous and orders it must die. Meanwhile, a terrorist group inside the fleet starts to ask for a peace negotiation with the cylons.
2.14 – Black Market
aired on January 27, 2006
Directed by: James Head | Written by: Mark Verheiden

Apollo investigates the murder of one of the crew and falls for a young prostitute, whom he vows to save from the rogue ship dealing with the Black Market. As well as confronting the bad guys, Apollo has to confront some past mistakes.
2.15 – Scar
aired on February 3, 2006
Directed by: Michael Nankin | Written by: David Weddle, Bradley Thompson

This is an episode about loss. Kat and Starbuck confront each other about their piloting skills and each vow to kill Scar (a Cylon spaceship) before the other.
2.16 – Sacrifice
aired on February 10, 2006
Directed by: Rey Villalobos | Written by: Anne Cofell Saunders

A terrorist attacks and holds several key people hostage and threatens to murder them unless she is given the Cylon prisoner.
2.17 – The Captain’s Hand
aired on February 17, 2006
Directed by: Sergio Mimica-Gezzan | Written by: Jeff Vlaming

Two of Pegasus’ raptors go missing after a suspicious distress call. President Roslin must make a decision on abortion that could hurt her political career.
2.18 – Downloaded
aired on February 24, 2006
Directed by: Jeff Woolnough | Written by: Bradley Thompson, David Weddle

The Cylon baby is finally born, leading to some political decisions being made. Meanwhile, the Cylons on Caprica contemplate life and humans when they meet up with a certain human from a previous episode. This story explores the Cylon world.
2.19 – Lay Down Your Burdens (Part 1)
aired on March 3, 2006
Directed by: Michael Rymer | Written by: Ronald D. Moore

While Dr. Baltar is behind in the polls for the election and tries desperately to turn things around, Starbuck is planning a mission to rescue Anders from Caprica.
2.19 – Lay Down Your Burdens (Part 2)
aired on March 10, 2006
Directed by: Michael Rymer | Written by: Anne Cofell Saunders, Mark Verheiden

The group on Caprica is under fire by the Cylons, but suddenly they stop. With only one ship’s votes to be counted, Roslin is way behind in the elections.