Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
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Enemy at the Gate 

A hive ship turbo-charged with a ZPM has received the Wraith's message from a alternate universe containing the location of Earth. The ship is now heading for Earth.

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Andy Mikita

Writers:

Brad Wright (created by), Robert C. Cooper (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Flanigan ... Lt. Colonel John Sheppard
Rachel Luttrell ... Teyla Emmagan
Jason Momoa ... Ronon Dex
Jewel Staite ... Dr. Jennifer Keller
Robert Picardo ... Richard Woolsey
David Hewlett ... Dr. Rodney McKay
Christopher Heyerdahl ... Todd the Wraith
Mitch Pileggi ... Colonel Steven Caldwell
David Nykl ... Dr. Radek Zelenka
Kavan Smith ... Major Evan Lorne
Michael Beach ... Colonel Abe Ellis
Martin Christopher Martin Christopher ... Major Kevin Marks
Gary Jones ... Chief Mst Sgt. Walter Harriman
Amanda Tapping ... Colonel Samantha Carter
Paul McGillion ... Dr. Carson Beckett
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In the series finale, the Atlantis team is contacted by none other than their old friend Todd the Wraith, who tells them an underling has marooned him on a planet and taken over the Wraith hive ship. As if that weren't bad enough, the hive ship is now powered by a ZPM and the super-energy source is transforming the craft into an invincible weapon. While those on Atlantis try to destroy the ship, it jumps to hyperspace and has a very clear destination in mind: Earth. Sheppard is recalled home to man their best defense while Teyla, Ronon and McKay find themselves battling the Wraith from within their ship. In the end, Atlantis must travel to Earth for the final battle. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

9 January 2009 (USA) See more »

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

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Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

Colonel Samantha Carter mentions she'll be taking over control of the Daedalus-class ship, The Phoenix, which has been renamed The General Hammond. This is in honour of Don S. Davis's character who, similar to Davis himself, is mentioned to have died of a heart attack. See more »

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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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A fantastic end to an amazing series
18 January 2009 | by ajbirdSee all my reviews

it is a crying shame that this series has been cancelled but this was an excellent ending to the show. It was very well scripted, the whole story came together nicely calling upon a whole string of previous story lines and references. I particularly liked the end scene which was a nice nod in the direction of the star trek franchise. This show has been both a great success in terms to sci fi with great story lines and an great sense of humour which is not easy to achieve. I am glad they did not leave it as a cliff hanger for the movie and look forward to the arrival of said movie. I would much rather of had at least 2 more seasons out of these characters.


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