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Stargate Universe: Season 1 (2009-2010)




Critic Consensus: In its first season, Stargate Universe traces the outline of a series that would go on to become a standout from other sci-fi staples.


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The first season follows a group of soldiers, civilians and scientists who retreat through the stargate when their base is attacked to a ship built millennia ago by an ancient race of beings. On an unalterable course billions of light years from home, our unlikely band of space travelers find themselves locked in a fierce battle for survival as the Destiny lacks resources to support a large group of people. Colonel Young (Louis Ferreira) must keep everyone focused on repairing the ship's system and obtaining food and water while Dr. Rush (Robert Carlyle) tries to figure out how to control the ship. Tensions arise on board Destiny between the military and civilian personnel and everyone must learn to adjust to their situation and each other while working together to survive. The crew of Destiny must deal with the aftermath of the return of two abducted crew members and prepare for and battle repeated attempts to take over the ship by different factions.


Robert Carlyle
as Dr. Nicholas Rush
Justin Louis
as Col. Everett Young
Louis Ferreira
as Col. Everett Young
David Blue
as Eli Wallace
Brian J. Smith
as Lt. Matthew Scott
Jamil Walker Smith
as Msgt. Ronald Greer
Elyse Levesque
as Chloe Armstrong
Alaina Huffman
as Msgt. Tamara Johansen
Ming-Na Wen
as Camile Wray
Michael Shanks
as Dr. Daniel Jackson
Peter Kelamis
as Adam Brody
Christopher McDonald
as Sen. Alan Armstrong
Tygh Runyan
as Dr. Caine
Amanda Tapping
as Col. Samantha Carter
Julia Anderson
as Sgt. Vanessa James
Jennifer Spence
as Lisa Park
Kathleen Munroe
as Amanda Perry
Sean Blakemore
as Reginald Greer
Louise Lombard
as Gloria Rush
Christina Schild
as Andrea Palmer
Mark Burgess
as Jeremy Franklin
Carlo Rota
as Dale Strom
William MacDonald
as Virgil Biggs
Suleka Mathew
as Constance
Patrick Gilmore
as Dale Volker
Julia Benson
as Vanessa James
Vincent Gale
as Morrison
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Critic Reviews for Stargate Universe: Season 1

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (9)

Stargate Universe isn't quite so ambitious, but it's intriguing in its way, down to the ship, bathed in blue light, that emerges as a character in its own right.

May 2, 2018 | Full Review…

An eye-catching new series

October 2, 2009 | Full Review…

Stargate Universe aims, bluntly, to make the Stargate franchise hip and flashy to a new generation.

October 2, 2009 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Now here's Stargate Universe, which - judging by this double length opener - creators Brad Wright and Robert S. Cooper might equally well have called Stargate Galactica, Stargate Trek, or even Stargate Lost.

July 16, 2018 | Full Review…

Cap it off with one of the most intense cliffhanger endings any sci-fi show has ever given us, and you have a fantastic first season.

May 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

I am not compelled to disembark with them. Not yet.

May 18, 2018 | Full Review…

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