SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2011)

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Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth.

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 Dr. Nicholas Rush (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Colonel Everett Young / ... (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lt. Matthew Scott / ... (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Chloe Armstrong (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Eli Wallace (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lt. Tamara Johansen / ... (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Master Sgt. Ronald Greer / ... (40 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Adam Brody (39 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Dr. Dale Volker (39 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Dr. Lisa Park / ... (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 2nd Lt. Vanessa James / ... (36 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Camile Wray / ... (31 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Colonel David Telford (20 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Pvt. Darren Becker / ... (19 episodes, 2009-2011)
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The Previously unknown purpose of the "Ninth Chevron" is revealed, and ends up taking a team to an Ancient ship "Destiny", a ship built millions of years ago by the Ancients, used to seed Distant galaxies with Stargates. This team, led by Dr. Nicolas Rush and Colonel Everett Young, is trapped on the ship, unable to change its programmed mission. The team encounters new races, new technology and new enemies as the runaway ship travels to the far ends of the Universe. Written by Jwhitleymail

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This is the fourth (third official) series in the Stargate franchise. The other 3 being: Stargate SG-1 (1997), Stargate: Infinity (2002) (This is not a sanctioned series according to the creators and producers of the Stargate franchise), and Stargate: Atlantis (2004). See more »

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Medics are enlisted personnel, not officers. Lt. Tamara Johansen should be a nurse or doctor. See more »

Quotes

[repeated season 1.5 introduction to episode recap]
Dr. Nicholas Rush: This is what Destiny intended from the moment it entered the star system.
Everett Young: We are going to survive. We are going to make it home.
Matthew Scott: [said to Col. Telford as Col. Young's consciousness returns] I'm telling you: this ship came here for a reason!
Dr. Nicholas Rush: Destiny is powered by the stars themselves.
Camile Wray: [briefing Carl Strom] He and Young are bumping heads, yes. Not sure which camp is the better choice.
[in remainder of season 1.5 after first episode]
Everett Young: [...]
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Great Beginnings
13 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show starts with an awesome premier having a good story to build upon. It takes the Stargate Franchise into a whole new direction, building upon SCIFI giants of the past. Compared to SG-1 (especially the beginning) this show has great camera footage, the story and characters are believable much like they would be in actual situations, and sorry for all you negative i...people this show has a much better story than Atlantis ,what were you expecting the same boring stuff. If you want the same SG this fails, if you want a creative combination of insightful story, setting, and character interactions this is the show to watch.

Looking at season 1 we find an excellent beginning, something that most starting shows lack. This show has the potential to continue to inspire viewers with quality footage. There are a few problems, but far less than the original series, which like most good shows will fade into the background as the show gets time to develop.


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