Stargate Atlantis characters | Stargate Wiki | Fandom. The ultimate driving force of the series is the protection of Atlantis and the discovery of advanced Ancient technology, continuing the SGC's original mandate. Welcome to the Stargate: Dark Frontier Wiki! Stargate Atlantis was cancelled on August 21, 2008, exactly two years after the cancellation of Stargate SG-1 was decided. (SGA: "The Lost"), After Doctor Rodney McKay was captured and turned into a Wraith, the Wraith were able to penetrate Atlantis and steal the ZPM. Leonard Nimoy as Kashekim Nedakh 9. (SGA: "Enemy at the Gate", "Legacy: Homecoming"). - Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Wins Big at the Spacey Awards! Contents[show] Series Description Stargate Atlantis takes place in the present like Stargate SG-1. Despite the expedition's biologists worrying about what effects introducing the pigeons to the ecosystem of the frozen planet could have, it was decided to leave the pigeons alone as it could cause more harm than good to try to get rid of them. Passengers As they battled on the outside of one of Atlantis' towers, Michael was about to throw Sheppard over the side, but Teyla intervened and pushed Michael over the edge. Quickly losing power, the only options were to either adjust Atlantis' course or keep firing at the enemy ship; Richard Woolsey chose to keep firing. However, the underwater sensors had been damaged, possibly from when the city had been moved to New Lantea years before, the Battle of the Super-hive or ice after landing and the underwater defenses did not deploy. Seasons. The lack of defences meant that the expedition were forced to temporarily evacuate the city when it was faced with a massive storm that could have destroyed the entire city due to their inability to operate the city's shield. Affiliation (SGA: "The Siege, Part 1", "The Siege, Part 2", "The Siege, Part 3"), In 2006, SG-1—except for Teal'c—arrived in Atlantis on the Odyssey as a step in their war against the Ori. Michael activated Atlantis' self-destruct in an attempt to draw Teyla out, but was unsuccessful. Fox as Milo Thatch 2. (SGU: "Air, Part 1"), In 2008, the hybrid Michael Kenmore used a Puddle Jumper, in conjunction with a stolen IDC and a number of hybrids to infiltrate Atlantis. Technical specifications This distraction allowed Teyla to escape. Mental (Drones) When a Plague similar to the one created by the Ori spread through the Milky Way galaxy, Atlantis was launched from its home, bound for the Pegasus galaxy. If you have any questions please direct it to a Administrator. The film's story is continued in novel form, in three live-action television series (Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe), one animated series (Stargate Infinity), and in other derivative works like Stargate Worlds games. While they were able to regain control of the city's systems and determine the source of the problem, the malfunction drained the ZPMs to 20% power while frying the induction array's command crystal which they could not replace. Atlantis' Stargate is no more. Eventually, rather than allow the American military to have full control of Atlantis, the IOA agreed to allow it to return to Pegasus at which time O'Neill restored command to Woolsey. name was decided prior to its construction. The Atlantis expedition used this drive to reach Earth in mere seconds after its hyperdrive failed at the edge of the Milky Way. Season 5 began with the departure of Colonel Samantha Carter as a lead in to the second Stargate SG-1 movie, Stargate: Continuum. (SGA: "The Lost"), Five days into the journey, Dr. Carson Beckett noticed a "wobble" while piloting the city. It had accidentally transported Weir, Major John Sheppard and Dr. Radek Zelenka back in time while they had been forced to evacuate Atlantis, only hours after arriving. Lieutenant Colonel John Sheppard determined it was a problem with the number four hyperdrive induction array which was damaged in the battle with the super-hive and had been giving them trouble repairing. Colonel John Sheppard, Dr. Elizabeth Weir, Dr. Rodney McKay, Dr. Carson Beckett, Teyla Emmagan, and Ronon Dex launched a daring rescue mission, using the city's shield generators to emit a massive Anti-Replicator gun wave. Ancient star map Don Novello as Vincenzo \"Vinny\" Santorini 10. Carter also allowed those who transferred to the George Hammond and wished to transfer back to do so. Even though they resemble humans externally, they are genetically more similar to insects than mammals. - Stargate Atlantis, Amanda Tapping On Atlantis' Huge Success - Stargate Atlantis, Jason Momoa is Blown Away By The Special Effects! Eventually a partially-charged ZPM was recovered on Sateda and another one was found on a planet the Wraith had used as a safe haven thousands of years before, restoring the city to full power. - Stargate Atlantis, Season 3 Recap & Season 4 Official Trailer! Template:ATL-1 The twenty episodes that constitute the first season of Stargate: Atlantis introduced the audience to a new world, related to but separate from the world of Stargate SG-1. If the IOA gained full control, they'd effectively become the first world government. Colonel John Sheppard, but finding an actor with the physical presence and the acting ability necessary was not easy until they saw Jason Momoa's tape. This is a list of Fan films and videos related to Stargate. Colonel John Sheppard (Joe Flanigan) (Season 1-5) 2. Cloak (Developed by the Atlantis Expedition)Failsafe mechanism (Developed by Janus) (SGA: "Legacy: Homecoming", "Allegiance"), Atlantis' Stargate transports people and objects to other worlds. Sheppard eventually managed to land Atlantis on the planet eighteen degrees north of the equator, a habitable location, but barely at negative eight degrees centigrade when they landed. Unable to evacuate by Stargate, and unable to fully dissipate the beam after submerging the city, the expedition used the Stardrive to leave Lantea. As the head of Homeworld Security, O'Neill officially took command of Atlantis as it fell in American territorial waters while anyone wanting to transfer, was transferred to the George Hammond under the command of Carter. Wikis. Unwilling to write him out, the writers came with an idea to make the character more important, but that downgraded him to recurring. The most power is used in getting Atlantis off the surface, after this a single ZPM is able to power the city and open a hyperspace window. In that timeline, the city's power failed shortly after the Atlantis Expedition had arrived, the shield failed and nearly everyone perished when the ocean flooded the city. Dr. Carson Beckett (Paul McGillion) (Season 1,4,5 recurring, 2-3 main) 7. John Sheppard often gives captured Wraith amusing/generic Earth names. A second Stargate spin-off series, entitled Stargate Universe, began airing on October 2, 2009 and concluded after 2 seasons. After some modifications made by Dr. Rodney McKay, the shield can also be used to cloak the city. Over the ages, their story inspired the Tau'ri myth of Atlantis. Atlantis took the brunt of the Hive ship's assault and launched a barrage of drone weapons in retaliation. Atlantis' original Stargate was recently destroyed due to the use of the Attero device, which had the side-effect of destroying active Stargates. Long-rangeShort-rangeBiometrics David Ogden Stiers as F… As the planet had never had a Stargate, they had to invent one for the planet while the city began reshaping itself in places to adapt to the much colder climate. The Ancients managed to defeat each wave of Hive ships, but they were impossibly outnumbered. Ronon Dex eventually escaped from his original capture, as he was in Stargate Operations when the stun field was established. With it, they could potentially reach Earth in seconds. The hyperdrive malfunction and landing also left them with only 9% power in the ZPMs and Sheppard landed the city at a crooked angle to its previous positions. Upon the sensors detecting the harsher environment, parts of the city will reshape themselves to offer better protection to its inhabitants. On their return journey they accidentally stumble upon a technologically superior race of aliens. Warned ahead of time by the Genii, the Expedition decided to defend the city rather than destroy it or flee into hyperspace. However, soon after the discovery of this grand city, a terrible enemy known as the Wraith is awakened. The shield had to be lowered so that more power could be diverted to the Stardrive for the crucial first few moments of flight. Teyla Emmagan is the leader of the Athosians from the planet Athos, and was one of the first to speak to the Atlantis expedition. Doctors McKay and Zelenka noticed a slight power variance, but decided to just keep an eye on it. We are currently working on 178 articles. Stargate: Atlantis began airing on July 16, 2004, and concluded after five seasons with the episode "Enemy at the Gate" airing January 9, 2009. (SGA: "Legacy: Homecoming", "The Lost"), Following the landing, the city began experiencing problems with its short-range sensors due to them being iced over which were eventually cleared by maintenance teams once the source of the problem was determined. His grip failing, Teyla kicked his hand from the ledge, finally killing him in the fall. This series follows a small group of explorers in the wake of an attack on the American spacecraft USS Orion that results in its crew being abducted by an unidentified alien aggressor. On Dagan, the team find a series of clues leading to a Zero Point Module to defend Atlantis and contact Earth. Also, the shield can be expanded when necessary to protect nearly an entire planet, or contracted to save power. Aided by reinforcements from Earth- which included a Zero Point Module recently discovered in Egypt and the new ship the Daedalus- the Atlantis expedition was able to destroy the three ships, but the Wraith sent another twelve. British-born Canadian actor David Hewlett who had played McKay on "Stargate SG-1" was contacted and arrived at the set the day after filming had started. (SGA: "First Strike", "Lifeline"), During the same year, the nine chevron address in the Atlantis database was discovered, and the Icarus Base was built in the Milky Way to research into dialing it. Engine unit(s) The search for this city had been an ongoing theme since the sixth season of Stargate SG-1. The Ancient Council decided to submerge the city underwater to protect it from Wraith attacks and intrusions. - Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Atlantis Season 4 Official Promo -2, Stargate Atlantis Season 4 Official Promo -1, Amanda Tapping & Stargate Atlantis Cast at ComicCon! Finally, humans have discovered the legacy of the Ancients, the Lost City of Atlantis. Explore Wikis; Community Central; Start a Wiki; Search Sign In Don't have an account? She lost both of them by a young ago. The series received the green light on November 17, 2003 and started shooting in February 2004., "First Strike" is the 60th episode and the third season finale of the science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis.The episode originally aired in Canada on February 5, 2007 on The Movie Network, and subsequently aired March 14 on Sky One in the United Kingdom, and June 22 on the United States Sci Fi Channel.It was written by executive producer Martin Gero, and directed by Martin Wood. During this time it was decided, by the Council, to abandon the city and return to Earth via the Stargate. Picardo and Jewel Staite, who played Dr. Jennifer Keller, were added to the main credited cast at the beginning of the season. With precision aiming, Atlantis' drones were able to severely damage two hive ships and destroy another one. Millions of tons Role(s) Sensor systems (SGA: "Enemy at the Gate"), After arriving on Earth, repairs to the city began. The city was able to cloak just before their approach to San Francisco Bay, and the area in which they landed was placed under naval quarantine to prevent ships from passing through the cloaking field. The hyperdrive was rendered permanently inoperable when an overload during the return to Pegasus burned out one of its induction array control crystals, but a replacement was eventually found in the Satedan military museum. Stargate: Atlantis was set up with the seventh season finale of Stargate SG-1, "Lost City, Part 2", in which SG-1 discovers an advanced outpost, built by the Ancients, under the ice of Antarctica. Meanwhile, Dr. Daniel Jackson and Vala Mal Doran accessed the Atlantis database in the hope of discovering the location of the Sangraal, a weapon against the Ori designed by Merlin. (SGA: "Before I Sleep"), When the Atlantis expedition arrived in July 2004, they started to explore the city until Dr. Rodney McKay discovered that the city's Zero Point Modules were nearly depleted and that Atlantis' shield would fail, causing a massive flood. Though they were drastically cut at the start of season 2, the full credits were recovered after the mid-season parter. Add Image Revival During the winter of 2013, Brad Wright announced through SKY TV that … Due to the economic crisis, the President was also unable to supply Atlantis with a full military contingent if it went back to the Pegasus Galaxy. The Wraith fell for the ruse, causing them to fall into civil war as the multiple wakened hives fought for resources. The casting was made more complicated because Atlantis got the go-ahead in November, and had to compete with other networks during pilot season. The Stargate: Atlantis: Original Television Soundtrack was released on November 22, 2005. Later scripts were written with Dr. McKay in mind. Cargo capacity Also Called. (SGA: "Legacy: Homecoming", "The Lost"). When the team and refugees returned, Janus's failsafe mechanism activated and Atlantis rose to the surface just as the shield finally ran out of power and failed. Doctors Radek Zelenka and William Lynn also found a new hyperdrive induction array control crystal in the Satedan military museum, restoring Atlantis' hyperdrive to working order. By the end of the battle, despite facing five hive ships and several Wraith cruisers, the shields had only dropped to seventy percent. Everything from Episode Synopses, artwork, character bios, race information. Stargate Atlantis: Season 7 by Lady Mayrid Recommended by Dangly Legged Owl Synopsis: How much can one person change the outcome of a universe? Shielding Both the Apollo and the new Tau'ri spaceship, the Sun Tzu, failed to destroy the vessel before it reached Earth. Stargate Stargate Origins SG-1. - Stargate at Conventions, A Very Hot Stargate- Atlantis Rap Video... - Stargate Atlantis. Soon life began to flourish where once there was none. Paul McGillion's Dr. Carson Beckett was killed in the season 3 episode "Sunday", then brought back at the end of season 4 as a recurring character. Atlantis was left stranded on the fringe of the Pegasus galaxy as a result with the Daedalus at least thirteen days away and no guarantee of a habitable planet nearby. While studying the problem, Zelenka found the city's ice defenses, but discovered that they wouldn't deploy as the underwater sensors were damaged and thus the city was unaware it needed to deploy them. O'Neill was able to restore Atlantis' personnel to around four hundred with about one hundred of these being new Air Force personnel sent to replace civilian contractors Woolsey didn't have time to replace. The change was to prevent fans from wondering why Stargate Command would not come to help them, and also gave the producers the chance to start afresh and not be an identical copy of the original show. (SGA: "Inheritors"), The Stardrive on Atlantis enables the city to travel to distant planets, or even galaxies, in only a few days and is incredibly powerful. Stargate: Atlantis is a television series spin-off from Stargate SG-1. The shield can cover the city like a skin to prevent the ocean from crashing inside when the city is submerged, or to prevent air evacuation when traveling through space. 452 Pages. Control systems You will find information on the Alternate Ending to Stargate: Atlantis that leads into the new series, Stargate: Dark Frontier here. Colonel Cameron Mitchell took Dr. Rodney McKay on a mission to connect a Stargate to the Supergate back in the Milky Way, preventing its further use by the Ori, simultaneously destroying a hive-ship and an Ori warship. (SGA: "The Eye", "First Strike"), The shield of Atlantis is a massive dome that completely encompassed the city when activated. Sheppard and his team are about to find out as Atlantis receives a new addition. A team led by Major Evan Lorne was able to replace the damaged sensors and Atlantis' ice defenses were properly deployed. Point of origin Address The secret of Atlantis surviving is now a top priority for the expedition members, often claiming that the expedition reconnaissance teams were just the survivors of Atlantis rather than still operating from the city itself. During the battle, the East Pier maneuvering engine took damage and went down and the threat of a Wraith cruiser rigged as a fire ship kept immediate repairs from being performed. Stargate: Atlantis is a television series which is a spin-off from Stargate SG-1. Dr. Jennifer Keller (Jewel Staite) (Season 5 main, 4 recurring, 3 guest) 8. This page is for the BBC TV series, for the city see The City of Atlantis. Longtime Stargate director Martin Wood and Brad Wright thought it should be Dr. Rodney McKay, who had already appeared in a guest role in three episodes of Stargate SG-1. Register Start a Wiki. Teyla Emmagan (Rachel Luttrell) (Season 1-5) 5. Designer Amanda Tapping's Colonel Samantha Carter crossed from Stargate SG-1 for 14 episodes in Season 4, as the new leader of the expedition, while Torri Higginson's Dr. Elizabeth Weir became a recurring character in Season 4 instead of a regular. He then attempted to retreat with the DNA of Teyla's son that he had already taken vowing to clone him. Stargate Universe is filmed and produced in Vancouver, Canada, as were the preceding series. Atlantis has a great deal of advanced technology in it, ranging from the Stargate and Puddle Jumpers, to drone weapons, the Stardrive, and a shield. Atlantis' shield, even powered by two ZPMs, one of which was only partially charged, proved capable of taking tremendous strain during the Second Battle of Atlantis. Major/Lt. With the Ancient technology and drone weapons possessed by Atlantis, anyone who had control of it could demand anything of other countries and they'd be forced to comply. The Wraith are hive-based humanoids who feed on humans. When Atlantis arrived, it placed itself between the Super-hive and Earth in order to buy Stargate Command more time. Thus, the city gained a flock of pigeons as part of its population. The following are an extrapolation of what we believe to happen. The inevitable explosion destroyed not only the gate, but also a large … Hyperdrive system Upon arriving in Pegasus they decided to settle on the planet Lantea. (SGU: "Back to Destiny 1"), Atlantis was built 30 million years ago on Earth on the island later known as Santorini. The fourth season of Stargate Atlantis, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on September 28, 2007 on the US-American Sci Fi Channel.The fourth season concluded after 20 episodes on March 7, 2008 on Sci Fi. Stargate: Atlantis episodes feature a self-contained story that also contributes to the larger storyline of the war against the Wraith and their search for the means to destroy their enemy. A million of years ago, when the Ancient starship Destiny was launched, the City-ships were in the early design stage: both ''Destiny'' and the City-ships were competing projects with the same (unknown) mission. "The Brotherhood" is the sixteenth episode of the first season of Stargate Atlantis. He combined Wraith and Ancient technology, and managed to create a force field with similar results as a Wraith stunner, disabling anyone who attempted to access the control tower. Atlantis On Earth: [2]On New Lantea:UnknownOn Lantea: Atlantis, also called the Lost City of the Ancients and the City of the Ancestors, Atlantus in Ancient, is a City-ship built by the Ancients several million years ago. In 2008, Atlantis' Stargate was destroyed due to the activation of the Attero device.The explosion was equivalent to twelve Naquadah-enhanced Nuclear warheads and not even the full power of the Stargate shield could fully contain the explosion because it was covering such a small area. Complement The Tau'ri sent the Daedalus to confront the Hive ship, but the ZPM-powered vessel proved itself an impressive opponent, crippling the Daedalus before making a sudden and inexplicable jump into hyperspace. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Lt. The creators found themselves with a problem with the character of Lt. Aiden Ford, a first season regular that the producers, and the actor himself, felt had not worked as intended and was highly underused as a result. The destroyed gate was later replaced with a Stargate from the former intergalactic gate bridge network and retains both the ability to dial an intergalactic address and the ability to activate its shield, as they are not functions of the Stargate itself. It will be updated as further details become available over the course of Stargate Universe and any following SG-1 or Atlantis movies. The games and simulators are sorted by alphabetical order and a quick description of each is given with release date and genre. Throughout the series, the Wraith serve as the main antagonists, with the Atlantis expedition being the protagonists. After the IOA started to shut down the Atlantis Expedition with plans to dismantle the city, Woolsey, General Jack O'Neill and Colonel Samantha Carter began conspiring to get Atlantis back to Pegasus. SGUsim 2010 A Sim allowing you to control destiny. The iris on the Earth Stargate and the shield on the Atlantis Stargate perform this function, and have been seen to be used as an effective defensive precaution, while still allowing radio communication through the open wormhole. Main Cast 1. Dr. Ingram had already been written in to the pilot episode of the show and so the same script was used and the character's name simply changed to Dr. McKay. 800+ meters[1] The expedition later found out that the Hive ship was on its way to Earth. Despite holding back the vacuum of space and Wraith attacks, the city's shield only dropped as far as sixty percent after a heavy hit, but quickly recharged back up to eighty-nine percent. Millions of years later, after the Lanteans—the name the Ancients came to be known by in the Pegasus galaxy—submerged the city to protect it from the Wraith, and returned to Earth through the Stargate. - Stargate Atlantis, Joe Flanigan Reveals His Fear of Stunts - Cast Interview - Stargate Atlantis, Jewel Staite Connects To Dr Keller - Cast Interviews - Stargate Atlantis, David Hewlett Shares His Love For Sci-Fi - Cast Interviews - Stargate Atlantis, Mckay and Carter's Relationship Explained! A follow-up film titled Stargate: Extinction was announced and would have continued the plot of the show. This near-unlimited energy supply opens up a previously unthought of possibility: dialing earth. Not without effort, of course. A team of explorers, headed by Doctor Elizabeth Weir, leave Earth though the Stargate to search for the lost city of Atlantis, which is located on another planet in the Pegasus Galaxy. Countermeasures She is an original member of the First Atlantis Reconnaissance Team. Sheppard interrogated Todd for the location of more ZPMs, which Major Evan Lorne and his team were able to locate; Atlantis, now with her full complement of three ZPMs, was sent to its original home in a last-ditch effort to defend it.