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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Series cast summary:
 Lt. Colonel John Sheppard / ... (99 episodes, 2004-2009)
 Teyla Emmagan (99 episodes, 2004-2009)
 Dr. Rodney McKay / ... (99 episodes, 2004-2009)
 Ronon Dex (78 episodes, 2005-2009)
 Dr. Elizabeth Weir (65 episodes, 2004-2008)
 Dr. Carson Beckett (63 episodes, 2004-2009)
 Dr. Radek Zelenka (55 episodes, 2004-2009)
 Chuck the Technician (44 episodes, 2005-2009)


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 (

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


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16 July 2004 (USA)  »

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Excellent Show
13 December 2004 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

I just had to give my 2 cents worth on this show in some public forum somewhere because I'd hate to see the studio cancel it because it wasn't getting very good feedback. I watch the show every Monday night and it is the highlight of my week (and, yes, I do have a life).

I very much enjoy the characters, the story lines, and the Wraiths. And given the fact that it is still only the first season I'm hoping that the show will only get better. If you want to see weak story lines just about half the Star Trek: TNG series had them and that show lasted 7 seasons (I believe). Yes, I'm a Trekkie but I don't believe you have to be one or even a fan of the sci fi genre to enjoy this series.

To the writers, producers, and actors on the show I'm cyberbegging that you continue your great work and know that it is being very much appreciated by people like me (smart and handsome).

Dave M

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