Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)

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An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.

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 Lt. Colonel John Sheppard / ... (99 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Teyla Emmagan (99 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Dr. Rodney McKay / ... (99 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Ronon Dex (78 episodes, 2005-2009)
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 Dr. Elizabeth Weir (65 episodes, 2004-2008)
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 Dr. Carson Beckett (63 episodes, 2004-2009)
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 Dr. Radek Zelenka (55 episodes, 2004-2009)
Chuck Campbell ...
 Chuck the Technician (44 episodes, 2005-2009)
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With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to contact Earth, but their explorations unexpectedly reawaken the Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, who hunger for this new prey. Now with the help of newfound local allies like Teyla Emmagan, the Atlantis Team sets about to uncover their new home's secrets even as their war of survival against the Wraith begins. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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A new gate will open. A lost city will rise again.


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Joe Flanigan, David Hewlett, Rachel Luttrell, Paul McGillion, Amanda Tapping, David Nykl, Chuck Campbell and Gary Jones are the only actors to appear in all five seasons. Of these, only Nykl, Campbell and Jones were never regular cast members on the series. See more »

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Dr. Rodney McKay: [facing a wraith guard] So! This is how it's gonna be, huh? Just me?
Dr. Rodney McKay: [seeing another Wraith guard come up] OK! That's just fine!
Dr. Rodney McKay: [he draws his pistol and points it at them, grinning in bravado]
Dr. Rodney McKay: You want some of this, huh? Huh?
Dr. Rodney McKay: [as he goes to fire his pistol, he presses the wrong part of the gun and the magazine ejects and drops to the floor]
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Let me be succinct: ....Watch it.
15 August 2004 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Watch this series.

I am incredibly surprised at the quality of this series. At this point I have watched episodes 1 through 5, and am stunned at how much I am actually interested in watching this series.

The show appears to be well-thought out, the sets are remarkably authentic feeling despite what I am sure for a new series is a small budget, and the interplay between characters is consistent and easily acceptable.

The show is also very fast-paced and despite the short time (5 eps.), there are already a great number of believable plot threads.

Most importantly, the characters are believable and likable and for a sci-fi series, real. As mentioned earlier, the interplay between the characters is something to see. Indeed, when watching the series I actually forget I'm watching sci-fi.

Watch it if you can, I suspect you'll like it.


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