About The Franchise

The Stargate franchise originally began back in 1994 from the very first feature length movie entitled Stargate since then the franchise has grown beginning in 1997 with Stargate SG1 and later in 2004 Stargate Atlantis

Since the cancellation announcement of Stargate Atlantis in 2008 the show will end its 5 year run with its 100th episode entitled Enemy At The Gate in 2009

All is not lost the franchise will continue with feature length movies of both Stargate SG1 and Stargate Atlantis with the highly anticipated 3rd spin off series Stargate Universe due to begin in 2009

Stargate Atlantis

As they explore the distant Pegasus galaxy, the Atlantis Expedition encounters great challenges, great friends and great foes. Often, their adventures begin in their home base, Atlantis itself, a city built thousands of years ago by the highly evolved and mysterious Ancients. Atlantis is a treasure trove of strange technology, all of it wondrous and some of it downright lethal

The city is also linked to countless planets and human civilizations throughout the galaxy via the Ancients’ network of stargates

The team confronts terrible dangers as they travel among these foreign stars. The Wraith, who feed on human life, dream of one day seizing Atlantis as a gateway to the rich feeding grounds of Earth

More recently, the Asuran Replicators artificial life forms once created and then abandoned by the Ancients have become determined to claim Atlantis as their rightful home … at any cost

Stargate SG1

This sequel to the 1994 movie Stargate chronicles the further adventures of SGC (Stargate Command). It turned out that the Goa’uld Ra was only one of many alien System Lords who used the Stargates to conquer much of the universe

When Earth uncovers a working cartouche to decipher the coding system of Earth’s stargate, they can now travel anywhere. Earth’s military sends out SG teams to explore new planets, find technology, and oppose the Goa’uld. Jack O’Neill and Daniel Jackson from the movie are part of SG-1

They are joined by Sam Carter, a scientist, and Teal’c, a Jaffa who is convinced the Goa’uld are not gods

After Daniel Jackson was temporarily killed off in Season 6 they brought in Jonas Quinn, a scientist from another planet, to take Jackson’s place. In Season 9, Jack O’Neill left the team and was replaced by Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell as team leader

Stargate Universe

SGU follows a band of soldiers, scientists and civilians, who must fend for themselves as they are forced through a Stargate when their hidden base comes under attack

The desperate survivors emerge aboard an ancient ship, which is locked on an unknown course and unable to return to Earth

Faced with meeting the most basic needs of food, water and air, the group must unlock the secrets of the ship’s Stargate to survive. The danger, adventure and hope they find on board the Destiny will reveal the heroes and villains among them