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Common Descent 

Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi | Episode aired 18 April 2011
The Destiny once again comes under attack from the drones they previously encountered leading them to wonder just how the drones and their mother ship manage to find them so soon after ... See full summary »

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Dr. Nicholas Rush
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Colonel Everett Young
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Lt. Matthew Scott
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Chloe Armstrong
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Eli Wallace
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Lt. Tamara Johansen
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Master Sgt. Ronald Greer
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Camile Wray (as Ming-Na)
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Adam Brody
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Dr. Dale Volker
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Lisa Park
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Vanessa James
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Jason
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Ellie
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Yaozu
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The Destiny once again comes under attack from the drones they previously encountered leading them to wonder just how the drones and their mother ship manage to find them so soon after virtually every jump. More intriguing to everyone however are the people they find on a planet who claim to be the descendants of the Destiny's crew who founded their civilization nearly 2000 years ago. They are only a small party from their home world but have been unable to return there. Eli surmises that the alternate Destiny that they believed was destroyed by falling into the sun may in fact have been thrown even further back in time, leading them to be the founder of the new civilization. After the Drones again find them and the descendants camp is destroyed, they are all taken aboard the Destiny for the return trip to their home world but they are disappointed with what they find when they arrive. Written by garykmcd

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The new homeworld established by the Ancesters is called Novus which is Latin for new. See more »

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Composed by Joel Goldsmith
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Another Excellent Episode
21 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

The Team find a planet inhabited by there ancestors who arrived 2000 years ago. Discovering it was the team they previously thought had died in the star-gate they discover the people living there are from another planet called novas where young and the survivors of the alternate reality landed and thus thrived ( Part 1 of 2.

The crew discover that a rift was caused between the crew and that political tensions arose. Having been tracked to the planet by the drones they reverse their decision to leave the colonists and take them with them to novas. On arriving they find that the planet is dead due to a super volcano creating a nuclear winter like state on the planet.


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