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SGU Stargate Universe 

Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Series (2009–2011)
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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:
...  Dr. Nicholas Rush 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Colonel Everett Young 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Lt. Matthew Scott / ... 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Chloe Armstrong 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Eli Wallace 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Lt. Tamara Johansen / ... 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Master Sgt. Ronald Greer / ... 40 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Adam Brody 39 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Dr. Dale Volker 39 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Dr. Lisa Park / ... 36 episodes, 2009-2011
...  2nd Lt. Vanessa James / ... 36 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Camile Wray / ... 31 episodes, 2009-2011
...  Colonel David Telford 20 episodes, 2009-2011
...  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

Louis Ferreira was in a episode of Star Trek: Voyager called "Once Upon a Time". Star Trek: Voyager has a similar plot settings to SGU, a spaceship is too far away from home to get back in their lifetime even with the FTL capability. And the crew is trying to find a way to get home ever since. And "Once Upon a Time" is also a show's name which another leading character of SGU, Robert Carlyle, is in. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

[repeated season 1.0 introduction to episode recap]
Dr. Nicholas Rush: Destiny... The design is clearly ancient... Launched hundred of thousands of years ago.
Matthew Scott: Where the hell are we?
Dr. Nicholas Rush: Several billion light years from home.
Matthew Scott: [to everyone] We are on a ship, but we have no idea where we are in relation to Earth.
Dr. Nicholas Rush: This ship could be the most important discovery Mankind has made since the stargate itself.
Everett Young: [briefing Lt. General Jonathan "Jack" O'Neill] These are the wrong people, in the wrong place...
Matthew Scott: [to Dr. Rush] We've got a...
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Spun-off from Stargate SG-1 (1997) See more »

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The Universe is getting better!
18 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Finally, some serious and great writing is back in a Stargate series. It was present in the original Stargate movie, the early seasons of SG-1 and then it disappeared (later SG-1 and SG-A were very different in nature). SG-U has the key elements of strong actors, characters, and story lines -- and it's all happening with great backdrop of the Stargate theme.

The show is well cast with actors who'd make you want to see what happens next even if it weren't sci-fi. Equally as important are the scripts - and they are very well written with conflict, suspense and unpredictability.

What remains to be seen is if the series can keep its current breadth of script ideas fresh - this tough task for any new series. It doesn't seem like it will win over die-hard SG-A fans, so it will have to develop a new base of it's own. If haven't checked out the series yet, it's definitely worth a look.


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