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Stargate: Atlantis 

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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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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 19 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Joe Flanigan ...  Lt. Colonel John Sheppard / ... 99 episodes, 2004-2009
Rachel Luttrell ...  Teyla Emmagan 99 episodes, 2004-2009
David Hewlett ...  Dr. Rodney McKay / ... 99 episodes, 2004-2009
Jason Momoa ...  Ronon Dex 78 episodes, 2005-2009
Torri Higginson ...  Dr. Elizabeth Weir 65 episodes, 2004-2008
Paul McGillion ...  Dr. Carson Beckett 63 episodes, 2004-2009
David Nykl ...  Dr. Radek Zelenka 55 episodes, 2004-2009
Chuck Campbell ...  Chuck the Technician / ... 44 episodes, 2005-2009
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Storyline

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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Ben Browder was the producer's and series creator's original choice for the role of Major John Sheppard. Joe Flanigan was hired for the role when Browder could not take the role due to filming "Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (2004)." Browder was later cast in the role of Lt. Col. Cameron Mitchell on "Stargate SG-1 (1997)." See more »

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Elizabeth Weir is supposed to be an American, yet pronounces everything the way that a Canadian would.

This is most noticeable with the word "been" which she overemphasizes in a manner that an American English speaker would not. See more »

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Maj. John Sheppard: Without inertial dampening, we'd be hit by so many g's, our eyes would pop, our skin would pull away from our faces, our brains would squish up to the back our skulls, and our internal organs would be crushed into these chairs. What about that sandwich?
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Excellent Show
13 December 2004 | by dmiller-20See 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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MGM | Sci Fi Channel

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Release Date:

16 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stargåte: Atlåntis See more »

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16:9 HD
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