Stargate: Atlantis: Season 1, Episode 14

Before I Sleep (18 Feb. 2005)

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It's Elizabeth's birthday and she gets a very special gift: a woman who has been in stasis in an Atlantis' laboratory for 10,000 years and is actually herself.

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Sheppard, Teyla and Ford are inspecting one of the unexplored sections of the city. They discover a strange room with a stasis pod that contains a very old looking woman and a note with gate addresses. It is suspected she is at least ten thousand years old. Weir orders to revive her. Carson soon notices there's something strange about this woman. She seems to know each and everyone's names. When fully awake she claims she is actually Weir and tells an entirely different story of Earth's troublesome arrival on Atlantis. Apparently she ended up with the Ancients ten thousand years ago by using a time machine. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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After they decide to unfreeze old Weir and she is laying on the table, we see Dr Carson Beckett remove the paper from her left hand, as he takes it, her hand 'falls' back naturally, then, right after she moves it back into place on her own, even tho she should still be sleeping. See more »

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Dr. Rodney McKay: Well, it's obvious. The puddle jumper that they escaped in must have been some sort of a time machine. Had to have an additional component.
Major John Sheppard: Flux capacitor.
Dr. Rodney McKay: [short pause] Yeah.
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Season 1's Apex
23 October 2014 | by (Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I was surprised to see this at only an 8.0, putting it only marginally above the mean. This is one of the series' great episodes. The vessel that is Science Fiction is often used to simply have fluff and explosions, this is the proper use of Sci-Fi: To take a different look at life and characters. The issues at hand are what would you do to save those that you care about, and is your life your own? The best stories use Sci-Fi to look at life's great subjects from a different angle. Not only all this, but we get our first glimpse of the Atlantians and their politics; which will come up many times in the future. It also explains some convenient plot holes (how the city rose in the Pilot), you have to wonder if the writers had this story already in place when they started the series.


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