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*[[Leela Savasta]] as [[Alicia Vega]] (2/20 episodes)
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*[[Dave Foley]] as [[Malcolm Tunney]] (1/20 episodes)
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==Episodes==
 
==Episodes==

Revision as of 07:50, 14 June 2010

Template:ATL-5 Season five of Stargate Atlantis began airing July 11, 2008 on the US-American Sci Fi Channel. The final season of the series concluded after 20 episodes and will be followed by a Stargate Atlantis film. After being a regular character in season four Amanda Tapping (Colonel Samantha Carter) will become a guest star in several episodes of season five. Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey) joins the cast as a permanent character as Woolsey assumes command of Atlantis. Actress Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller) is also promoted from a recurring character to a permanent cast member. Both Michael Shanks (Dr. Daniel Jackson) and Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett) will appear as guest stars in this season, with McGillion appearing in five episodes. A new character, Captain Alicia Vega, played by actress Leela Savasta, will become a recurring member in the season, who will lead her own team from episode four onwards. Actress Torri Higginson did not reprise her role as Dr. Elizabeth Weir in the fifth season. Other season five regular cast members include Joe Flanigan, Jason Momoa, Rachel Luttrell, and David Hewlett respectively.

Cast

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Episodes

Image Title Number Airdate Planet(s) Race(s) Enemies
150px "Search and Rescue (Part 2 of 2)" 501 July 11, 2008 Earth, M2S-445, M35-117 Athosian, Hybrid Michael Kenmore
John Sheppard and his team are trapped under the rubble of Michael's base in order to rescue Teyla Emmagan. As Samantha Carter launches a team to rescue the rescuers, little do they know that Michael is also searching the planet for the survivors.
Seed11.jpg "The Seed" 502 July 18, 2008 M35-117 N/A Jennifer Keller
When a mysterious alien organism takes Doctor Jennifer Keller as its host, the newly revived Carson Beckett and the crew desperately search for a serum to save her from the evolving intruder before it can infiltrate Atlantis.
BrokenTies11.jpg "Broken Ties" 503 July 25, 2008 Belkan, M35-117, Sarif Sur Satedan, Wraith Wraith Commander
Ronon Dex is captured by Tyre, who wants to hand him to the Wraith in order to maintain his role in their circle. However, when the deal turns sour, and Tyre is left for dead, the Atlantis Expedition persuade him to take back their friend. Meanwhile, The Wraith turn him into a Wraith worshipper.
150px "The Daedalus Variations" 504 August 1, 2008 M35-117 Unknown Alien Unknown Aliens
The Atlantis Expedition mysteriously finds the Daedalus, abandoned and drifting in space. When Sheppard's team come to investigate, the ship mysteriously disappears. They soon discover that the ship is actually an alternate Daedalus from a Parallel Universe, and the team must find a way back to their Universe before they would be stranded forever in an unfamiliar reality.
150px "Ghost in the Machine" 505 August 15, 2008 Flying monkeys' planet, M35-117 Asuran Koracen
While on a mission, Sheppard's team inadvertently brings a mysterious entity to Atlantis. They soon learn that the entity is nothing more than Elizabeth Weir, who was thought to have been killed after her capture by the Asurans.
150px "The Shrine" 506 August 22, 2008 M35-117, M44-5YN, Talus Wraith N/A
Rodney McKay is infected with the Pegasus equivalent of Alzheimer's, known as Second Childhood, a common illness among the elderly in the galaxy. The only way to save him is a shrine on Talus. The downside is that it has turned into a Wraith outpost.
Whispers11.jpg "Whispers" 507 September 5, 2008 M35-117, Unnamed Michael's experiment Michael's experiments
Carson Beckett is called in to help a team investigating a lab that once belonged to Michael. But soon, they realize that a group of experiments that even Michael couldn't control are hellbent on killing the team.
150px "The Queen" 508 September 12, 2008 M35-117 Wraith Primary and Commander
The Atlantis Expedition has a plan to remove the Wraith's dependence on feeding to use an experimental gene therapy from Michael's database. However, in order to convince the Primary, the Wraith leader, Teyla Emmagan must pose as a Hive Queen.
150px "Tracker" 509 September 19, 2008 M33-985, M35-117 Wraith Wraith hunters
Jennifer Keller is kidnapped by a runner named Kiryk. While Rodney McKay and Ronon Dex tracks them, Kiryk takes Keller to a seriously injured young girl. She must do it fast, since the Wraith have found him, and are hunting them down.
150px "First Contact (Part 1 of 2)" 510 September 26, 2008 M35-117, M6H-987 Vanir, Wraith Vanir
Daniel Jackson arrives in Atlantis to investigate a hidden lab left behind by the rogue Ancient scientist Janus. Their discovery has attracted the attention of a mysterious group of aliens, who infiltrate the city. Meanwhile, "Todd" and a delegation arrive on the Daedalus to bring forward Keller's gene therapy.
150px "The Lost Tribe (Part 2 of 2)" 511 October 10, 2008 M35-117, M6H-987 Asgard, Traveler, Wraith Vanir, Todd
As Rodney McKay and Daniel Jackson is held prisoner by the Vanir, they make a startling discovery about who they really are. Meanwhile, "Todd" and his Wraith hijack the Daedalus to find and destroy those who activated the Attero device. The Travelers arrive and John Sheppard helps them get to the planet to stop "Todd from destroying the device, since McKay and Jackson may be killed in the process.
150px "Outsiders" 512 October 17, 2008 M35-117, Unnamed Balarian, Wraith Jervis, Commander
Carson Beckett, now a traveling doctor in Pegasus comes across a planet, where some of the villagers are refugees from Balar, a planet infected with the Hoffan drug, and destroyed by the Wraith. However, the Wraith arrive on the planet and gives the village an ultimatum, hand over the Balarians, or face destruction of the entire civilization.
Inquisition11.jpg "Inquisition" 513 October 24, 2008 M35-117 Latiran, Free Peoples of Riva, Tribes of Santhal Kelore
The First Atlantis Reconnaissance Team is invited by the Coalition of Planets in order to form an alliance. However, the team is misled and is faced to stand trial, for their alleged crimes against the Pegasusgalaxy. Their best chance of freedom, is the experiences of Richard Woolsey.
Normal 514 theprodigal 08.jpg "The Prodigal" 514 November 7, 2008 M35-117 Hybrid Michael Kenmore
Michael Kenmore has infiltrated Atlantis with an army of his Hybrids, and closes off Stargate Operations and the surrounded levels to prevent anyone from taking it back. His plan; take Teyla and her child to perfect his Hybrids, and to destroy the base when they're done. Meanwhile, Sheppard, McKay and a team try to take back the city before Michael leaves with what he wants.
Vconrad.jpg "Remnants" 515 November 14, 2008 M35-117 Sekkari Acastus Kolya
While being evaluated by the I.O.A. Richard Woolsey meets a beautiful scientist new to Atlantis, who is not what she appears. Meanwhile, Sheppard is captured and tortured by an enemy he thought was dead.
150px "Brain Storm" 516 November 21, 2008 Earth, M35-117 N/A N/A
Rodney reluctantly returns to Earth to witness the triumph of his rival Malcolm Tunney, but must help shut down a deadly weather device when the new technology goes horribly awry.
150px "Infection" 517 December 5, 2008 M35-117 Wraith Warriors
After a WraithHive Ship shows up over Atlantis transmitting a distress call, the team discovers that its crew has been stricken with a disease they helped create.
Identity.jpg "Identity" 518 December 12, 2008 M35-117, Unnamed N/A Neeva Casol, Jannik, Bordal
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Jennifer Keller's body is inadvertently taken over by a cunning thief, Neeva Casol. While Neeva tries to escape Atlantis, Keller finds herself imprisoned with a death sentence on another planet.

150px "Vegas" 519 January 2, 2009 Earth Wraith Wraith
In the city of Las Vegas in an alternate reality, police detective John Sheppard investigates a series of bizarre murders where each body appears to have desiccated. He is soon called to Area 51, where Dr. Rodney McKay explains the situation.
150px "Enemy at the Gate" 520 January 9, 2009 Earth, M35-117 Wraith Kenny
"Todd" informs the Atlantis Expedition that a rogue group of Wraith has acquired several Zero Point Modules to power a formidable new Hive Ship, and wants it destroyed. However, after the Daedalus is disabled, they learn that the ship is heading straight for Earth, and they must stop it before it gets there.


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