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aired: Mon, May 9, 2011
Park (JENNIFER SPENCE), who was blinded while refueling in the blue super giant, has still not regained her sight while Tamara (ALAINA HUFFMAN) struggles with the knowledge, gleaned from the archives on Novus, that she has ALS, an incurable degenerative disease. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Eli (DAVID BLUE) discover that drones are positioned at every star between Destiny and the edge of the galaxy. They devise a plan that enables them to defeat a Command Ship and secure supplies, but not without a fierce battle that leaves Destiny badly damaged. Eli convinces Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) that Destiny’s only option for survival is to head for the next galaxy in one continuous FTL jump that will take three years. This will require all of the ship’s remaining energy, so they must act quickly as recharging is no longer an option. Crewmembers return to Earth to say what may be their final farewells, before entering the ship’s stasis pods and the long sleep that will take them to the next galaxy. But when it turns out that some of the stasis pods are in need of repairs, a risky stop at a planet for materials may put the entire plan in jeopardy.
aired: Sun, May 1, 2011
When Destiny’s second attempt to recharge in a star is foiled by attacking drones, the crew realizes the drones must have found a way to track the stars the Destiny plans to draw power from. Eli (DAVID BLUE) suggests that they attempt to recharge in a blue super giant, a star so hot it won’t be suspect. But it’s a risky option. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Eli joined by Park (JENNIFER SPENCE) must stay aboard to manually override Destiny’s safety protocols and maneuver it through the star. The rest of the crew gates to a nearby planet for safety where they find an abandoned city whose former inhabitants appear to have been decimated by an alien attack. Knowing the use of the gate will draw the drones, they prepare to hold out until the Destiny is finished it’s dangerous recharge.
aired: Mon, Apr 25, 2011
Destiny arrives at Novus to find the very modern planet abandoned and in the throes of seismic destruction. Realizing the wealth of knowledge and resources they may be able to retrieve, Yazou (AUGUST SCHELLENBERG), one of the settlers, leads Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH), Eli (DAVID BLUE), Wray (MING-NA) and Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH) to an underground archive of the civilization. While pouring through the data and transferring what they can back to Destiny, the crew learns of the difficult survival their other selves had to endure.
aired: Mon, Apr 18, 2011
While stopping to harvest lime for Destiny's failing life support system, Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH), Eli (DAVID BLUE), Wray (MING-NA) and Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH) discover a settlement of human inhabitants who became stranded while pioneering a new planet after the gate could no longer contact their home. They claim their civilization, Novus, was founded two thousand years earlier by Destiny's crew. While Col. Young considers their request to be taken back to their home planet, they are attacked by the Drones who have discovered a way to track Destiny. While some are able to escape the planet to Destiny, Scott, Eli and others become stranded after the Drones destroy the gate and the Destiny is forced to jump to safety.
aired: Sun, Apr 10, 2011
During an off-world expedition, the team's camp comes under attack and Lt. Johansen (ALAINA HUFFMAN) and Corp. Reynolds (TBC) are taken by the alien creature. A rescue team is dispatched. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA), Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH), James (JULIA BENSON) and Marsden (RYAN BOOTH) try to track down the alien beast. But when the beast turns the tables on them and injures some of the party, they must turn to Varro and his Lucian team for help. Meanwhile on Destiny, after discovering a new store of Ancient technology, Eli (DAVID BLUE) and Brody (PETER KALAMIS) ignore Rush's (ROBERT CARLYLE) warnings and mistakenly trap Brody in a cryogenic device.
aired: Mon, Apr 4, 2011
Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) is discovered in a coma in the neural interface chair. Now part of Destiny's computer, Amanda Perry (KATHLEEN MUNROE) has created a simulation program allowing her and Rush to physically connect in the ship's matrix. Ginn (JULIE MCNIVEN) warns Eli (DAVID BLUE) that the parameters Amanda has set have trapped Rush in the simulation, forcing Eli to make a difficult decision in order to return Rush to his body. Meanwhile, when the Langarans refuse Homeworld Command's request and Dr. Rodney McKay's (DAVID HEWLETT) plan to use their planet's core as the power source for dialing the ninth chevron address, Telford (LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS) sends Young (LOUIS FERREIRA), Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) and Richard Woolsey (RICHARD PICARDO) on a clandestine mission to the planet. Telford suspects the Langarans have aligned or been infiltrated by the Lucian Alliance and not only wants to prove that they can safely use the planet to dial the ninth chevron address and open a supply line to Destiny, but also fears that if they don't, the Lucian Alliance will use the planet to attack Destiny.
aired: Mon, Mar 28, 2011
Unable to contact Homeworld Command since the Lucian attack, the crew takes shifts connected to the stones waiting for a link. While connected, Chloe falls asleep but wakes up with Ginn's (JULIE MCNIVEN) consciousness in her body. Knowing Ginn and Amanda Perry (KATHLEEN MUNROE) physically died, Eli and Rush theorize Ginn's consciousness must have been caught somewhere within the stone's connection. While Chloe isn't connected to anyone, her consciousness seems to still be present in her body, ebbing and flowing to the surface with Ginn. But when Ginn physically starts reliving her death, Eli must find a way to protect Chloe without losing Ginn. Meanwhile Tamara (ALAINA HUFFMAN) diagnoses Volker (PATRICK GILMORE) with end-stage renal disease. A kidney transplant is his only hope for survival. With no access to Earth, Tamara must perform the difficult operation, having found a willing donor match in Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH).
aired: Mon, Mar 21, 2011
Senator Michaels (KATHLEEN QUINLAN) and Dr. Andrew Covel (FRENCH STEWART) visit Destiny to verify Rush's (ROBERT CARLYLE) mysterious data and determine the viability of another Icarus base. Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH) and Wray (MING-NA), using the communication stones, find themselves in the midst of an alien attack when an alien ship crashes into Homeworld Command. Trapped inside the collapsing building with no way in or out, Greer and Wray learn from Telford (LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS) that the crashed ship is emitting radiation, likely from a bomb. They have no choice but to attempt to diffuse the bomb that threatens the entire district. Unable to disconnect the stones, Rush discovers not everyone want Greer and Wray back aboard Destiny.
aired: Sun, Mar 13, 2011
Destiny has sustained substantial damage in its last battle. A big chunk of life support is down and dozens of other systems, including weapons and shields, are on the brink of failing. Eli (DAVID BLUE) offers a solution. He believes he has figured out a way to dial back to Earth while Destiny recharges in the next star. Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) strongly disagrees with the plan. He is concerned that when Eli creates a connection to Earth, the energies from the star could use the wormhole to cause catastrophic damage. Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) decides to consider Eli's plan and sends Eli back to Earth via the communication stones. On Earth, Eli presents his idea to other experts, who, after agreeing with his calculations greenlight the plan. Realizing abandonment of Destiny is upon them, Dr. Rush announces that he will not leave. He wants to stay the course and fulfill the mission. Knowing he cannot manage the ship alone, he addresses the crew to see if there are any volunteers who would also stay. While the weight of Rush's plea hangs amongst the crew they are interrupted by a distress call. With all shuttle's accounted for no one can explain why the distressed passenger reports that he is heading their way in one of Destiny's shuttles. Warning them that if they dial Earth all onboard will die, the passenger claims to be the lone survivor of a failed attempt from a parallel timeline.
aired: Sun, Mar 6, 2011
Having escaped containment and sent a signal to the aliens that abducted her, Chloe buys the Destiny time as the arriving alien ships draw the drones' attack. Realizing the drones receive their orders from their Command Ship, Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Eli (DAVID BLUE) succeed in blocking its signal, allowing the Destiny to slip by the drones and destroy it. While Volker (PATRICK GILMORE) and Brody (PETER KELAMIS) work to repair Destiny's damaged shields, restoring the integrity that will allow them to jump to FTL, the Ursini in the seed ship inadvertently reveal Destiny's position to another wave of Drones. The sole surviving alien ship, unable to retreat, asks the Destiny to help fight off the incoming wave of drones. Rush suggests the Aliens agree to heal Chloe in exchange for their protection. While Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) shuttles Chloe to the alien ship a new Command Ship drops out of hyperspace and Destiny once again comes under heavy attack. But this time, Rush and Eli have a plan.
aired: Tue, Nov 30, 2010
Destiny detects a remote energy signature originating from an area outside its set course. Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) believes it could be coming from a potential new power source or could be a sign of intelligent life arguing that whatever is out there could prove to be of great benefit to the crew and Destiny’s mission. Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) reluctantly agrees and permits Dr. Rush to manipulate navigation and take Destiny off course. After a day in FTL the ship reaches a sea of wrecked ships, the carnage of a centuries old battle. With no visible signs of danger, Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH), Msgt. Greer (JAMIL WALKER-SMITH) and Volker (PATRICK GILMORE) set off in the shuttle to take a closer look. Eli (DAVID BLUE) uses Destiny’s systems to recreate a simulation of the battle only to discover the debris is not what it seems. Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) succumbs deeper to the alien infection, knowing she poses a greater risk the longer she stays aboard the Destiny. But when a lost friend comes to the rescue it’s no longer Chloe’s alien abductors the crew has to worry about. On Earth, Eli struggles with how to tell his mother the truth about what has happened to him. Wray (MING-NA) takes leave to visit Sharon but finds the distance is starting to take its toll on their relationship.
aired: Tue, Nov 23, 2010
The Destiny crewmembers left behind on an idyllic planet over a year ago suddenly turn up aboard a shuttle, giving Tamara (ALAINA HUFFMAN) renewed hope of finding her lost daughter. The circumstances surrounding their surprising return remain a mystery however. Dr. Caine (TYGH RUNYAN) and the others have no memory of how they got there. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA), fearing alien involvement, isolates Caine and co. Tamara’s examination of the former crew verifies not only their identity but also that they are all in perfect physical condition. The investigation of the shuttle reveals the same: it is like new. The mystery takes an unsettling turn when one of the returned crewmembers abruptly drops dead. Wray (MING-NA) lobbies Young to let her use regression therapy in the hopes of learning what really happened back on the planet. Young agrees, but the memories stirred prove disastrous for those who’ve returned. Meanwhile, as her alien transformation progresses, Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) prepares her final goodbyes.
aired: Tue, Nov 16, 2010
Ginn, using the stones to trade bodies with Dr. Amanda Perry, continues to fill in Homeworld Command of an impending Lucian Alliance attack. Suspecting she’s giving up valuable information Simeon manufactures an escape by killing his guard then making his way to silence Ginn. Taking Park hostage, Simeon forces Volker to dial a planet and escapes off the ship. When Rush finds Ginn’s lifeless body, knowing what it means for Dr. Perry, he gates to the planet on a mission of vengeance. But Homeworld Command, believing Simeon has information that could prevent an attack on Earth orders he be captured alive. Col. Young must send Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) and Msgt. Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH) to bring Simeon back before he kills Rush or is killed himself.
The Greater Good
aired: Tue, Nov 9, 2010
Destiny comes upon a heavily damaged ship floating in space. Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) suggests that the alien vessel be explored in the hopes of salvaging any worthwhile data or technology. Without a shuttle, Rush and Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) must make a dangerous space-suited expedition to the derelict ship. Once safely aboard, they discover that the ship contains empty pods similar to those they encountered on the seed ship. As Dr. Rush gets the life support and power running, the ship’s engines suddenly engage, propelling it away from Destiny. With the power now depleted the ships drift helplessly apart. Unwilling to tell everyone that he has partial control of The Destiny, Rush claims he has been working on a program to manually fire Destiny’s thrusters. Because of the complexity of the program he suggests Dr. Amanda Perry (KATHLEEN MUNROE) be brought on board via the communication stones to help. Once aboard, Rush covertly informs her of his success with Destiny’s master code and directs her to the bridge. With Rush’s help, Perry is able to steer Destiny back to the damaged ship. But when Eli (DAVID BLUE) unearths their plan, the big secret is revealed much to Rush’s chagrin – especially when Young finds out.
Trial and Error
aired: Tue, Nov 2, 2010
Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) is plagued by a recurring vision wherein Destiny is attacked and destroyed by the same aliens who abducted Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE). Believing it to be a prophetic warning, he orders the science team to focus on restoring the ship’s weapon systems and places the crew on high alert. Dr. Rush visits Chloe in isolation, hoping she might look over some calculations he’s been working on - but Chloe is more concerned with the alien influence that has begun to affect not just her mind but her body as well. Eventually, Col. Young goes to Wray and admits his fear that he may be losing his mind. But when Destiny drops out of FTL and remains adrift, Rush and Eli (DAVID BLUE) suspect that the Colonel’s strange visions may be the key to getting the ship back on course.
aired: Tue, Oct 26, 2010
While exploring a new planet, Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) encounters an aggressive plant-like creature that attacks and infects him. Unable to risk bringing an alien contagion back to Destiny, Tamara (ALAINA HUFFMAN) searches for a way to stop the alien infection from spreading. Scott meanwhile, drifts in and out of consciousness, hallucinating an ideal life back home on earth. As the infection spreads dire reality begins to seep into his dream state. With the more alien organisms surrounding the gate and closing fast, time may well run out on Scott.
aired: Mon, Oct 18, 2010
While Chloe’s (ELYSE LEVESQUE) increasingly strange behavior becomes a cause of concern, Eli is called back to Earth to deal with his mother’s worsening medical condition. On Destiny, a worried Scott makes a shocking discovery while searching Chloe’s quarters: a journal with Alien script. He shows it to Young and Rush who decide to keep a constant eye on Chloe. Rush, recognizing the complexity of the journal’s contents, has Chloe look over some mathematical problems he’s been working on – with surprising results.
aired: Tue, Oct 12, 2010
The Destiny is set on a collision course with a ship of similar ancient design found floating in space. Panic turns to wonder as the ships dock with each other. As they review the data stream, they learn they have come upon one of the Stargate seeding ships that the ancients sent out ahead of the Destiny. Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) dispatches a team to investigate while setting Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Eli (DAVID BLUE) to analyze the flood of new data. Once aboard the seeder ship, Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) and his team discover that it might hold the energy to power the Stargate for a connection back to Earth. Realizing this might be the key to getting home, Col. Telford (LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS) convinces Young to let him join the team aboard the mysterious ship. But just as the energy transfer is underway they discover there’s more aboard the ship than power.
aired: Tue, Oct 5, 2010
Still recovering his battered body, an exhausted Dr. Rush (R0BERT CARLYLE) manages to unlock the master code to the ship’s bridge. There he finds a planet within range that seems viable but for some unknown reason, has been locked out of Destiny’s controls. Its Stargate also appears to be non-functioning. With the need for food and water becoming dire, he decides to override the ship's controls and have a crew shuttle to the planet in the hopes of finding much needed supplies. After conducting interviews with some of the Lucian’s, Camile Wray (MING-NA) argues a number of the prisoners can be trusted and may even be helpful. Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) not ready to trust any of them has his suspicions confirmed when the Lucians stage an attack on their military detail. For Col. Young the only solution is to leave them all at the next habitable planet. Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) flying the team to the planet by shuttle encounters violent turbulence and must come in for a crash landing. With crew badly injured and the shuttle unable to fly, they must find the malfunctioning Stargate before the Destiny jumps back to FTL.
aired: Mon, Sep 27, 2010
Colonel Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) and most of his military personnel are held at gunpoint by the Lucian Alliance. While Dannic (IAN BUTCHER) has no hesitations to kill them, he is convinced by Varro (MIKE DOPUD) to leave them on the nearest planet. Shortly after arrival the destiny crew find themselves joined by Varro and those of his men now deemed as traitors by Dannic. When a deadly electrical storm begins to brew, all must work together to find safe shelter and survive. Meanwhile Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE), Brody (PETER KELAMIS), Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) and Eli (DAVID BLUE) have sealed themselves off in the hydroponics lab and have managed to obtain some control of the ships power. Dr. Rush conceives a risky plan to force Dannic and the Lucians to surrender by draining the power from most of the ships shields killing anyone outside hydroponics by radiation. Not willing to give up, Dannic locks into a standoff with Rush knowing his plan will also kill those members left aboard not protected by the lab. Chloe and Eli plead with Rush to think of Lt. Johansen who’s trapped in the infirmary recovering.
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Incursion, Part 2
aired: Fri, Jun 11, 2010
A derailed attempt by the Lucian Alliance to seize control of Destiny culminates in hostages and casualties on both sides. With a tense stand off between Colonel Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) and his brutal adversary, Commander Kiva (RHONA MITRA) the Destiny starts having ship wide power black outs. To make matters worse, Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) concludes that these power fluctuations are being caused by deadly bursts of radiation from a binary pulsar that will in a short while cause the shields to fail and kill all aboard the ship. While the standoff plays out, Eli (DAVID BLUE) helps an injured Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) as they try to make their way back from a remote section of the ship.
Incursion, Part 1
aired: Fri, Jun 4, 2010
Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) does nothing short of killing Col. Telford (LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS) in hopes to deprogram him from the Lucian Alliance brainwashing that caused the tragedy at Icarus Base. But when Telford comes clean he reveals the Destiny is in imminent danger of being boarded by the Lucian Alliance. Relaying the information to Gen. O’Neill (RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON) they launch a pre-emptive attack on the Lucian Alliance’s secret base. Back in the Milky Way galaxy Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) is in Lucian Alliance hands being forced by their leader Kiva (RHONA MITRA) to recreate a program to tap into their Icarus-like planet capable of dialing the Destiny.
aired: Fri, May 21, 2010
Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) has a disturbing dream in which he is back on Earth, divulging sensitive information at a covert meeting of the Lucian Alliance. But, strangely, he does so as Colonel Telford (LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS). He confides this unsettling dream to Colonel Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) who wonders if there may have been some residual memory overlap during the doctor’s switch with Telford two days before. Suspecting that Telford may be a spy for the Alliance, Rush convinces Young to let him trade places with the Colonel again. Using the communications stones Rush returns to Earth hoping to find some way to confirm his hunch. Meanwhile, Young has a plan of his own, but will need the assistance of General Jack O’Neil (RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON) and Dr. Daniel Jackson (MICHAEL SHANKS).
aired: Fri, May 14, 2010
A few members of the Destiny crew begin experiencing disturbingly realistic hallucinations bringing their personal fears or desires to life. Some worry that the stress of life on board the ship has finally begun to trigger nervous breakdowns. After isolating those affected Dr. Tamara Johansen (ALAINA HUFFMAN) believes the hallucinations are related to the last planet the away team visited. But just as she thinks she’s contained those at risk, she discovers the cause of the hallucinations is transferring to other members of the crew. When the hallucinations become life threatening, she and the crew must track down whatever is causing the episodes before someone dies as a result.
aired: Fri, May 7, 2010
In an effort to increase the efficiency of the ship’s drive technology, they use the communications stones to bring aboard an expert in the field of hyper drives – Amanda Perry (KATHLEEN MUNROE), a brilliant scientist with whom Rush has a past.
aired: Fri, Apr 30, 2010
The situation is dire for Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. LSMITH), Eli (DAVID BLUE), Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) and Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH). While trapped beneath the ruins in an underground maze, Destiny jumped back into FTL leaving them behind. They must first find a way out of the ruins before they can figure out how to survive without the Destiny. Meanwhile, unable to turn the massive ship around, Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Colonel Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) work to devise a plan to get the lost crew members back. But the situation grows even more desperate when Rush learns that Destiny will soon be leaving the present galaxy, stranding the away team forever.
aired: Fri, Apr 23, 2010
Disregarding orders, Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) links himself directly to the Destiny’s computer via the neural interface chair, hoping it will reveal the code needed to control Destiny’s flight path. Learning of this after the fact, Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) struggles with letting Rush risk his life in hopes he can find the code before lobotomizing himself or unplug the device, possibly killing him in the process. Meanwhile, the ship has dropped out of FTL above a planet showing traces of a past civilization. With only six hours until they jump again, Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH), Eli (DAVID BLUE), Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) and Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH) gate to the surface to explore the underground ruins.
aired: Fri, Apr 16, 2010
Dwindling supplies, tedious routines, and low morale, continue to plague the crew of the Destiny, when suddenly, the ship drops out of FTL and enters the orbit of an uncharted star with only one planet in its solar system. But, for the first time, the countdown clock doesn’t activate. Dr. Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) struggles to determine why Destiny has no record of this star system while Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) directs Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) and a small team to shuttle down to the planet’s surface on a fact finding mission. Upon landing, everyone is amazed to discover that the atmosphere and terrain are idyllic. Relishing the sunshine, fresh air, clean water and abundance of food, many are reluctant to return to the ship, believing that providence has intervened.
aired: Fri, Apr 9, 2010
Both Dr. Nicholas Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) and Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE) are plagued by nightmares following their imprisonment on the alien ship. Rush is worried that a tracking device may be hidden somewhere aboard the Destiny. Suspecting he may be right, Col. Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) and Lt. Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH) conduct a search of the ship’s hull. While distracted by the search, a group aboard the Destiny puts in action a coup that has life threatening consequences.
aired: Fri, Apr 2, 2010
Using the communication stones, Col. Everett Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) prepares to file a report to Earth regarding the recent untimely deaths on board the Destiny. But upon initiating the device, his consciousness is diverted into an unknown being. Worried about the repercussions of the connection, Young puts the communication stones temporarily off limits. Soon after the malfunction, an alien vessel appears in Destiny’s path and demands surrender. The standoff doesn’t last long. The alien vessel launches an attack and captures Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE). Realizing this is more than a coincidence; Col. Young must use the stones again to get aboard the ship and try to rescue Chloe. He quickly realizes, however, Chloe isn’t the only prisoner aboard the ship.
aired: Fri, Dec 4, 2009
Everyone is shocked when a member of the crew is found dead from a gunshot wound. While at first glance it appears to be suicide, the gun is nowhere to be found. The crew is confined to quarters while a search is performed and when the gun shows up in Col. Young's quarters, he becomes the number one suspect. Fearing a mob scene, Young agrees to a trial and cedes command to Camile Wray. Dr. Rush convinces Wray to give him control of the science team and carte blanche with the new Ancient interface, previously kept under guard. But before Rush can unlock its secret, or Young's trial can conclude, both are needed to explore a planet hiding a secret that threatens the Destiny and her crew.
aired: Fri, Nov 20, 2009
Using the communications stones, Lt. Scott and Camile Wray use their time back on earth to visit those they’ve left behind. Camile returns home to spend time with her partner, trying her best to make the strange circumstance normal. Meanwhile, Lt. Scott learns a past relationship might not have ended as he thought. Aboard Destiny, Dr. Rush supervises the exploration of new areas of the ship. Looking for resources to make their everyday lives easier, the crew stumbles upon a piece of Ancient technology that carries the promise of a way home. While somewhat familiar with the find, Dr. Rush can’t guarantee the safety of using it, bringing him and Col. Young to a standoff on what to do.
aired: Fri, Nov 13, 2009
Visiting a newly discovered jungle planet, the crew is amazed to recover a Kino by the gate. Downloading the Kino data, Eli discovers video of the team, which appears to have been shot during an earlier visit. The mystery of the video's origin becomes a secondary concern as members of the team start falling ill. Unable to return to the Destiny for fear of spreading the infection, the team sets up camp in the jungle to try to isolate the infection there. Little do they know that when night falls, the illness will be the least of their worries.
aired: Fri, Nov 6, 2009
With the situation onboard the Destiny dire, General O’Neill (Richard Dean Anderson) and Home World Command orders Col. Young (Louis FerreiraIRA) to execute a high risk plan concocted by the IOA scientists which, in theory, could return the crew to earth. Col. Young tries to buy more time so that he can consult those on the ship whose lives are at stake. While using the communication stones, Camile Wray (Ming-Na) is approached by IOA representative Dale Strom (Carlo Rota) who suggests that she steer opinion on the ship in favor of the plan. Eli (David Blue) and Chloe (Elyse Levesque) are allowed to use the communication stones to visit earth and their loved ones for what may be the last time. Their homecoming is not what they expected and the two try to drink away their worries at a club (featuring Janelle Monáe), but are unable to ignore the looming fate of the Destiny that they have left behind.
aired: Fri, Oct 30, 2009
Despite severe rationing and around the clock security, the water reserves on board the Destiny continue to drop. Dr. Nicholas Rush (Robert Carlyle) has no explanation for this latest setback but, if they are to survive, they must find a new water source soon. The only planet within range is a frozen wasteland surrounded by a thin and poisonous atmosphere. Donning two of the ships deteriorated spacesuits, Col. Young (Louis Ferreira) and Lt. Scott (Brian J. Smith) head to the planet’s surface, hoping to retrieve enough ice to replenish their water supply. But once there, tests reveal that the ice near the Stargate contains traces of highly toxic chemicals. Young and Scott take off in search of drinkable samples knowing they don't have long before their air will run out and Destiny jumps back to FTL. Back on board the ship, Lt. Tamara Johansen (Alaina Huffman) works with the crew to catch an intruder they believe is responsible for the lost rations.
aired: Fri, Oct 23, 2009
The Destiny is still without power and an attempt to alter their collision course with a star has failed. The situation is now critical. A plan is born to abandon ship using the last working shuttle, with the hope that one of three planets in close proximity will be habitable. Although this strategy initially raises the crew's spirits, it is short lived when Col. Young (Louis Ferreira) announces there is only room for seventeen people and a lottery will determine who goes and who stays. Stunned by the implication of this news, everyone considers their fate. Some, including Dr. Nicholas Rush (Robert Carlyle) and Col. Young, opt to stay on board. Others, determined to survive, vie for a seat on the departing shuttlecraft. In the short time that remains, alliances are forged and others damaged while Eli (David Blue) tries to create a message in a bottle with the aid of a Kino. But, unbeknownst to all, forces are at work that no one could have foreseen.
aired: Fri, Oct 16, 2009
Dr. Nicholas Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) has been working throughout the night to try and determine why the ship’s power reserves are critically low. He reiterates his mounting concerns to Colonel Young (LOUIS FERREIRA), who advises the crew to limit their power consumption to essential services only. Suddenly the lights dim to emergency levels and everything but life support goes dead. Overwhelmed by fatigue and frustration, Rush declares that all on board will perish within days. But when Destiny’s flight path towards a solar system reveals the existence of three planets, they hope that one of them is habitable.Meanwhile Eli (DAVID BLUE) records individual messages from the crew in case they don’t survive.
Air, Part 3
aired: Fri, Oct 9, 2009
With the air supply failing on the Destiny, a team disembarks to a desert-like planet in search of the mineral needed to scrub the ship's air of carbon dioxide. After testing numerous sand samples without success, and with their window of opportunity closing fast, the group opts to split into two to cover more ground, despite the unbearable heat. While one team presses on to find the treasured mineral, the other has another goal in mind. When it is apparent that Dr. Rush (Robert Carlyle) can’t go on, Lt. Scott (Brian J. Smith) decides to go it alone and orders Sgt. Greer (Jamil Walker Smith) to return to safety with the exhausted scientist. Meanwhile, with life on the ship looking bleak, and with the aid of the communication stones, Col. Young (Louis Ferreira) reports in to O'Neill, and Chloe (Elyse Levesque), has one last chance to see her mother.
aired: Fri, Oct 2, 2009
The survivors arrive on an uninhabited ship floating billions of light years away from Earth. Panic spreads throughout the group and Col. Young, who was severely injured during the escape, transfers command to Lt. Matthew Scott (BRIAN J. SMITH), before lapsing into unconsciousness. Teams led by Dr. Rush and Sgt. Greer (JAMIL WALKER SMITH) try to make sense of the situation, while Lt. Tamara Johansen (ALAINA HUFFMAN), a medic who was days away from leaving the program, is thrust into the role of chief medical officer. After secretly contacting the Home World Command using communications stones - a device which allows the swapping of consciousness between bodies across vast distances - Dr. Rush claims that he has been placed in charge by General O'Neill (RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON) and there is no hope of returning to Earth. When the ship's air supply systems begin to fail, his theories are challenged by Eli. As the crisis deepens, divisions emerge between those who want to attempt a return to Earth, including human resources executive Camille Wray (MING-NA), and those who want to remain aboard the Destiny.
Air, Parts 1 and 2
aired: Fri, Oct 2, 2009
During an official visit by Senator Armstrong (CHRIS MCDONALD), his assistant Chloe (ELYSE LEVESQUE), and Eli Wallace (DAVID BLUE), a recently recruited gaming genius, to Icarus, a secret off-world military base, the base falls under a full force attack leaving Colonel Everett Young (LOUIS FERREIRA) with no choice but to retreat. He orders an evacuation to Earth. However, a last minute maneuver by scientist Dr. Nicholas Rush (ROBERT CARLYLE) thrusts the escapees headlong into his experiment, which transports everyone to deep space.