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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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Series cast summary:
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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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Trivia

Sgt. Hunter Riley is wearing a Senior Airmen Rank Insignia (E-4 Rank not an E-5) the entire series. This is one rank below Sergeant. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[repeated season 2.0 introduction to episode recap]
Dr. Nicholas Rush: This is what Destiny intended from the moment it entered the star system.
Everett Young: That ship is the best chance we have of getting home.
Everett Young: [on planet] Are we done?
Dr. Nicholas Rush: We'll *never* be done.
[Young head-butts Rush]
Camile Wray: You shouldn't have left him on the planet.
Everett Young: You think I don't know that?
Chloe Armstrong: Everyone thinks we're safe. They think that they'll never find us again.
Matthew Scott: [to Alien] Why did you take one of our people prisoner?
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Spun-off from Stargate: Atlantis (2004) See more »

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Dark
2 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed the season premier of Stargate Universe it seems far darker than any of it's predecessors, and to be honest I saw very little reference to Stargate throughout. While I really enjoyed it I missed the humor from previous incarnation but it does seem to have matured which may be to it's benefit. I believe it is a worthy successor and I am looking forward to next week and I hope the intensity that was shown this week is maintained. I really like the idea of the ship dictating where they go and the "running against the clock" build in is ingenious which I feel was the one thing Stargate (SG1, Atlantis) missed this should hopefully focus the attention to the action and intensity.


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