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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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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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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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Official Sites:

MGM | Sci Fi Channel

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Canada | USA

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English | Czech

Release Date:

16 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stargåte: Atlåntis See more »

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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)| DTS (5.1 surround)

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Trivia

David Hewlett based the character of Dr Rodney McKay on the nerds he used to work with in his IT days working for a voicemail company. See more »

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Carson Beckett M. D.: We still have no idea how it works, but during the Wraith feeding process, the victim is injected with a special enzyme. It strengthens the human body temporarily and ensures that the heart continues to beat.
Maj. John Sheppard: Why would they wanna make you stronger?
Carson Beckett M. D.: So the victim doesn't die immediately. The feeding process is so traumatic, without the special enzyme, we shut down far sooner than they like.
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: They make you stronger so they can take more time to kill you.
Carson Beckett M. D.: Lovely, isn't it?
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Let me be succinct: ....Watch it.
15 August 2004 | by ejafus-1See all my reviews

Watch this series.

I am incredibly surprised at the quality of this series. At this point I have watched episodes 1 through 5, and am stunned at how much I am actually interested in watching this series.

The show appears to be well-thought out, the sets are remarkably authentic feeling despite what I am sure for a new series is a small budget, and the interplay between characters is consistent and easily acceptable.

The show is also very fast-paced and despite the short time (5 eps.), there are already a great number of believable plot threads.

Most importantly, the characters are believable and likable and for a sci-fi series, real. As mentioned earlier, the interplay between the characters is something to see. Indeed, when watching the series I actually forget I'm watching sci-fi.

Watch it if you can, I suspect you'll like it.


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