Stargate Atlantis

Season 3 Episode 20

First Strike (1)

Aired Friday 10:00 PM Jun 22, 2007 on Syfy

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    This was a great season finale to Stargate Atlantis's 3rd season. It was a great culmination of some major and minor story lines. A new Earth ship, Apollo, arrives in Pegasus with a plan to pre-emptively strike the Replicator home world where they appear to be building an armada of war ships believed to be for a journey to Earth to destroy it. Against Weirs recommendation the Apollo continues on its mission and deploys mulitple nuclear warheads destroying its targets. Shortly after returning to Atlantis an unknown object falls out of hyperspace. A satellite with a stargate, through which the Replicators shoot a constant energy beam at the Apollo then at Atlantis, with no end in sight except their own, McKay submerges the city. With no significant improvement, Weir approves a new plan to take Atlantis itself into space. All goes well until the energy beam hits Atlantis before the sheilds could be raised, and there are multiple injuries including Weir. But thats not the end of there problems as Atlantis prematurely drops out of hyperspace in the middle of nowhere, no planets or stargates in the void of space they are now in. Can't wait to see the next season, and what happens to whom.