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If this all sounds very serious, well, these folks have a lot to be serious about. Very early on, the "Icarus Base" is under alien attack, forcing military and civilian personnel alike to escape through the stargate. They end up aboard Destiny, a massive ship that's millions of years old and was once the property of the omniscient master race known as the Ancients. Not only do our characters barely know how to operate the ship, they also have no idea where they are, except that it's billions of light-years from Earth. It's the responsibility of the two main men, Col. Everett Young (Justin Louis) and scientist Dr. Nicholas Rush (Robert Carlyle), to figure out how to get everyone home safely, a task that dominates the series' overall arc. That dicey proposition is complicated considerably by ceaseless internecine conflict on the ship, much of it between soldiers and civilians (typified by Young and Rush, both of whom are self-righteous, utterly humorless, and not especially likable). Much of the action takes place on Destiny, but there are occasional excursions to various planets in search of water and other supplies; there are also trips to Earth made possible by magical "communication stones" that allow users to exchange bodies with folks on the other end. As is the case with many new programs, SGU takes a while to hit its stride, but when that happens about a third of the way into the season, the results are often quite exciting; SGU may not be as much fun as the earlier shows, but it's still well written and entertaining, with excellent production values, good special effects, and some two hours' worth of bonus material. --Sam Graham
The sci-fi we needed, but not the sci-fi we deserved.
This is the best modern sci-fi series I've seen in the past 5 years. Read more
SG-U Haters, it's time to watch it now!!! What killed SG-U was that it came right on the heels of SG-1 and Atlantis. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Dennis I.
The show had my devoted attention over other shows and movies by the pilot. From then on it was all a reasonably believable escalation of story with a great deal of interest... Read morePublished 8 days ago by DarknessComposer
In my top 5 TV series of all time. A total departure from the STARGATE franchise in that this series focuses more on drama and characters than sci-fi and special effects. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Douglas Bryenldson
Item was purchased as a gift but the recipient is very happy with it & says it plays perfectly.Published 15 days ago by Kari
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wise to wait for a whole season to be released, they have done this many times before.
Oct 9, 2010 by Kirk A. Smith | See all 6 posts
I like some of episodes. The problem is that it is character driven and not plot driven. Most of the characters are not like able. I like rush young and eli. Most of the conversion are not interesting. The writers some are good make interesting events feel trivial and focus to much on trivial. I... Read More
Jan 2, 2011 by Michael Craig Bryant | See all 2 posts
|Full season cheaper than half season?!?!?!||
In addition, Netflix has really expanded their instant viewing selection (I remember when it was a joke containing movies no one would ever want to watch). This now includes all of SG-1 (including the two follow-up tv movies), all of Atlantis and the first season of Universe. It's the wave of the... Read More
Sep 14, 2010 by Robert J. Lynch | See all 3 posts
The final season is the second season.
Jul 8, 2011 by L.W. | See all 3 posts
Alguien me puede decir si este blu ray viene con idioma en español o subtitulos en español, el dvd trae idioma en español latino. Gracias por las srespuestas
May 16, 2011 by Luis Leopardi | See all 4 posts
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