Stargate Atlantis 10/12/2007 (S04E03) "Reunion"

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  1. dswallow

    dswallow Save the Moderatоr TCF Club

    Dec 3, 2000


    I suppose the whole purpose of this episode was to establish that the Replicators could be harmless to humans now and that it might be possible to mount an exploratory mission to their homeworld.

    Otherwise it was a throwaway whose main purpose might've been to save on the FX budget. :)
  2. Idearat

    Idearat Active Member

    Nov 26, 2000
    It took me almost 1/2 the episode to realize the guy I recognized is "The Chairman" from Iron Chef America. I don't think I'd seen him in anything else, at least not in the last decade, so I was having a hard time placing him.
  3. dylking

    dylking I've never farded

    Jul 20, 2003
    St Paul, MN
    Took me about two seconds. :D
  4. PJO1966

    PJO1966 Hi. What is this?

    Mar 5, 2002
    Los Angeles, CA
    Today's secret ingredient is... Ronon!!

    I knew the only possible resolutions for this episode were either his friends dying or betraying him. We got a little of both. I usually like the Ronon-based episodes, but this one was meh.
  5. Sadara

    Sadara huh?

    Sep 27, 2006
    Wichita, KS


    Seeing Teal'c was good. Made me miss SG-1 all over again!!

    I don't know that I would call it a total throw away episode. Probably the most important thing about it was that Carter was introduce as the new base commander. It was interesting to see Carter go out on a mission like that. I wonder how many times she's going to be able to get away with that before someone tells her she can't anymore.
  6. JimSpence

    JimSpence Just hangin'

    Sep 19, 2001
    Binghamton, NY
    I need to pad this show as it started about 1 minute late. Anything important happen after Ronon said "let's go home"?
  7. Tangent

    Tangent Aluminum Falcon?!

    Feb 25, 2005
    San Jacinto, CA
    Ugh. My dish is apparently falling further and further out of alignment. What used to just be an AM only problem is now bad enough that my recording of this episode was utterly worthless. Is there anyplace I can view it / download it online?
  8. Sadara

    Sadara huh?

    Sep 27, 2006
    Wichita, KS
    I noticed that my episode was off as well. I watched it nearly close to it's live recording so I was still able to catch the last few minutes. I think SciFi was off. I'm padding my season pass.
  9. Ladd Morse

    Ladd Morse Member

    Feb 21, 2002
    A convenient way to get the character onto the show full-time, but I kept being distracted by trying to remember what management experience Carter has ever had. She never (rarely?) led an SG-1 team, much less run an entire base (city), no?
  10. IndyJones1023

    IndyJones1023 Auteur

    Apr 1, 2002
    Orlando, FL
    Wow. This was my first HD episode of Atlantis. It sure looks purdy!
  11. dylking

    dylking I've never farded

    Jul 20, 2003
    St Paul, MN
    No - Rodney was rattling on about the skills the leader would need. I don't remember all of them, but one was 'an expert on ancients', and I was thinking - that'd be Daniel, not Sam.

    Of course, Dr Weir's skill base was as a negotiator, not a governor, either, so who knows what's going through the minds of the IOA anyway.
  12. classicX

    classicX Don't scream.

    May 10, 2006
    Miles away...
    It was actually "an expert on Ancient technology." I think Sam might qualify, though she really doesn't have as much experience with it as Rodney.

    Besides, she's a lot hotter than he is.
  13. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

    Oct 17, 2000
    And let's face it, nobody is going to put Rodney in charge of anything.

    Except maybe the Rodney fan-club...
  14. gastrof

    gastrof Hubcaps r in fashion

    Oct 31, 2003
    Potato and pen.
    Sam was the commander of SG-1 for at least a year (after "Sir" became a General). The period during which they were a trio, and finally decided there was no rule that said they HAD to find a 4th member?

    The only reason that Cam Mitchell became the commander was that Sam moved on to work at Area 51, and Mitchell was given SG-1...which he then had to re-create since both Daniel and T'ealc had also moved on.

    When Sam rejoined SG-1, Cam was still the commander, but before him and after Jack, Sam was in charage.
  15. windracer

    windracer joined the 10k club

    Jan 3, 2003
    St. Pete, FL
    Doh! So that's where I knew him from ... that was really bugging me.

    So I guess this means Iron Chef America isn't real? :rolleyes:
  16. mportuesi

    mportuesi As seen on TV

    Nov 10, 2002
    Finally watched this episode last night. I thought it was a big bag of suck, but I was expecting that since it was a Ronon episode. Even Rodney episodes are better than Ronon episodes.

    Was Amanda Tapping pregnant when these episodes were shot? She was a bit big around the tummy, especially in side profile shots.
  17. marrone

    marrone Phased Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    Melbourne, FL
    Ronan's friends were supposedly Wraith sympathizers. If that's the case, why did they still kill a bunch of them right up front?

    Oh, and did they ever complete their mission? The head wraith looks like he got away (or did he?) And so did the replicator. They didn't blow anything up as fas as I could tell.

  18. Idearat

    Idearat Active Member

    Nov 26, 2000

    Since the Replicator hadn't been reprogrammed he's on a mission to kill wraith. Unless he runs up against someone who knows how to freeze him in a force field like we first saw him he's liable to go ripping through the Wraith base like a fox in a hen house.

    I was left with the impression that the Wraith and Replicators are going to go off having their hands full with each other for a while. The only reason the Wraith messed with the Atlantis group this week was as a way to get the Replicators off their back.
  19. sushikitten


    Jan 27, 2005
    Same here. Can anyone recap? I know I'm also going to need next week's too - maybe I can luck out and it's already recapped in that thread!
  20. Sherminator

    Sherminator ɹǝs∩ pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝᴚ

    Nov 24, 2004
    Lafayette, IN
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