Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
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After losing contact with the new Taranin (the people rescued by the Atlantis team when a super volcano threatened to destroy their planet) settlement, Sheppard's team leaves to investigate... See full summary »


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Episode cast overview:
Joe Flanigan ... Lt. Colonel John Sheppard
Torri Higginson ... Dr. Elizabeth Weir
Rachel Luttrell ... Teyla Emmagan
Jason Momoa ... Ronon Dex
Paul McGillion ... Dr. Carson Beckett (credit only)
David Hewlett ... Dr. Rodney McKay
Connor Trinneer ... Michael Kenmore
Chuck Campbell ... Chuck the Technician
Ryan Jefferson Booth ... Lt. Negley (as Ryan Booth)
Sam Polin Sam Polin ... Creature (as Samuel Polin)
Brian Ho ... Stunt Creature
Josh Blacker ... Screaming Man


After losing contact with the new Taranin (the people rescued by the Atlantis team when a super volcano threatened to destroy their planet) settlement, Sheppard's team leaves to investigate. Finding the town deserted, they move to investigate an extensive subterranean tunnel system. What they find there holds dark tidings for the entire Pegasus Galaxy. Written by Jono Hayward

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Release Date:

15 June 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

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



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Rodney refers to getting a bronze instead of a silver in the "ParticipACTION program." ParticipACTION is a Canadian reference - a program that ran from 1971-2001, and then was brought back in 2007, to increase physical activity among youth. Based on a series of activities, kids won bronze, silver or gold patches that looked like medals. See more »


At 29:25 a "Square D" brand name logo can be seen on the electrical panel in the underground Wraith laboratory. See more »


Lt. Colonel John Sheppard: [after an explosion] Everyone OK?
Teyla Emmagan: Yes.
Ronon Dex: I'm good.
Dr. Rodney McKay: I think you singed my eyebrows! D'you think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?
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References Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997) See more »


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An old friend is back
29 December 2015 | by tenshi_ippikiookamiSee all my reviews

The team loses contact with a settlement, and decides to go and investigate. When they arrived, they soon see that everyone seems to have disappeared, but soon afterwards they discover one life sign in an underground system, and go to investigate.

This episode ditches the sunny environments for a subterranean tunnel system. So, lots of dark rooms and corridors, where what's happening is difficult to see, and, because of that, to enjoy. That doesn't mean it isn't fun, because it is, and sometimes is good to ditch the camp and cheesy for some dark and bleak episode. "Vengeance" is an homage to Alien with its atmosphere and dangerous creature (there is even one reference to it by one of the characters) and it is a competent effort in that respect. But it is kind of just the characters running around and shooting in the dark, and the tension is a little bit lacking. It does bring, though, a new interesting plot development, that may be developed in further episodes.

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