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)
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 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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Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett) was also in Stargate SG-1: The Torment of Tantalus (1997) as the young Ernest Littlefield. See more »

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[McKay buttons up his collar while entering the cave with the Iratus bugs]
Carson Beckett M. D.: You don't seriously think that's gonna help?
Dr. Rodney McKay: When they see your neck before they see mine, you won't think it's stupid.
[several minutes later, Beckett lifts up his collar before trying to harvest the eggs]
Dr. Rodney McKay: See! Not so stupid!
Carson Beckett M. D.: Ah, shut up.
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How dare people put this show down
30 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've read comments about how bad this spin off is. Are they watching the same series as I? This is not a carbon copy of SG1, or should it be! The story lines are completely different and the characters are fantastic! I love the Wraith! I look forward every week for this show. I just hope and pray that the Sci-Fi channel doesn't cancel it like they've canceled great sci-fi shows in the past! The super line-up on Firdays with Andromeda, Stargate SG1, Stargate Atlantis and Battle Star gallactica, what more could a sci-fi Junker ask for? If Stargate SG1 ends it's run, this spin-off will take it's place without sacrificing it's quality!


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