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Rush secretly gains access to the ship's hidden bridge and brings Destiny out of hyperspace so they can get food at a nearby planet. However, Rush miscalculates and the shuttle crashes. Meanwhile, Young and Camille disagree over how to deal with the Lucian prisoners.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x2
Airdate: Tuesday October 05th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Oct 12, 2010

  • Currently 8.2/10
8.2/10 (33 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Louise Lombard
As Gloria Rush
Julie McNiven
As Ginn
Mike Dopud
As Varro
Haig Sutherland
As Sgt. Hunter Riley
Peter Kelamis
As Adam Brody
Patrick Gilmore
As Dale Volker
Julia Anderson
As 2nd Lt. Vanessa James (as Julia Benson)
Jennifer Spence
As Lisa Park
Mark Burgess
As Jeremy Franklin
Robert Knepper
As Simeon
Lou Diamond Phillips
As Colonel David Telford

Co-Guest Stars
Darcy Laurie
As Airman Dunning
Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman
As Pvt. Darren Becker
Primo Allon
As Koz
Elfina Luk
As Marine (as Elfina Y. Luk)
Main Cast
Robert Carlyle
As Doctor Nicholas Rush
Louis Ferreira
As Colonel Everett Young
Brian J. Smith
As Lt. Matthew Scott
Elyse Levesque
As Chloe Armstrong
David Blue
As Eli Wallace
Alaina Huffman
As Master Sergeant Tamara Johansen
Jamil Walker Smith
As Sr. Sergeant Ronald Greer
As Camille Wray


Rush wakes up from a nightmare of his torture at the hands of Kiva's people. He goes to the monitor room where Dr. Park is complaining that the system has shut down. Rush restores it with a couple of pushed buttons, much to her surprise. He then leaves, claiming he's going for a walk. However, he goes to an empty stretch of corridor and opens a concealed panel. Inside is Destiny's main bridge. Rush powers up the systems... and his dead wife Gloria appears. She realizes that he's not going to tell the others that he's deciphered the master codes to the ship...

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Episode Quotes
Eli: Okay. Destiny just jumped. This is not good.
James: Oh, try not to panic.
Eli: Experience tells me that this is a very good time to panic.

Sgt. Hunter Riley: Do you believe in anything? God? The afterlife?
Johansen: I don't know. Since we've been here, we've seen... some incredible things. We know that there's so much we don't understand--beings more powerful than us.

Sgt. Hunter Riley: You know... you'd figure being stranded on this ship in the middle of nowhere with a bunch of strangers would be the problem. But that--that isn't it exactly. It's not so much being out here as it is not being there. For the birthdays, the weddings, the funerals... simple things like just taking your nephew to school on his first day, or even taking the dog for a walk. You know, just not... not being there.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRobert C. Cooper  |  Brad Wright
Executive ProducerPaul Mullie  |  Joseph Mallozzi  |  Carl Binder  |  Robert C. Cooper  |  Brad Wright
Supervising ProducerLinda McGibney
ProducerJohn G. Lenic
Associate ProducerJennifer Johnson (2)
Production DesignerJames Robbins
EditorRick Martin (1)
CastingCorinne Clark  |  Jennifer Page  |  Paul Weber
First Assistant DirectorAlexander Pappas
Second Assistant DirectorRyan Kosmynka
MusicJoel Goldsmith
Music EditorRick Chadock
Music SupervisorAndrea von Foerster
Costume DesignerValerie Halverson
HairstylistForest Sala
Make-upRebecca Lee (3)
Key GripJohn Zulinski
Camera OperatorRyan Purcell  |  Grizz Salzl
Set DecoratorTedd Kuchera  |  Mark Davidson
Location ManagerHeather Vedan
Transportation CoordinatorDavid R. Anderson
Property MasterKenny L. Gibbs
Construction CoordinatorScott Wellenbrink
Script SupervisorAmanda Alexander-McLean
Production CoordinatorTanja Balic  |  David Magee
Script CoordinatorLawren Bancroft-Wilson
Assistant EditorRyan Malone
Re-Recording MixerBill Mellow  |  Kelly Cole
Director of PhotographyMichael C. Blundell
Stunt CoordinatorJames Bamford
Art DirectorChris Beach
Post Production CoordinatorKerry McDowall
Creative ConsultantJohn Scalzi
Executive ConsultantRemi Aubuchon
Production ManagementJohn G. Lenic
Sound EditorJason Mauza
Sound MixerPatrick Ramsay
Visual Effects CoordinatorSonia Gilmore  |  Stephen Bahr
Visual Effects SupervisorMark Savela
Production AccountantJulie Rieder
Extras CastingSandra-Ken Freeman
Chief Lighting TechnicianJesse Emery
Casting AssociateJennifer Lurey
Special Effects CoordinatorC. Scott Stofer  |  Wray J. Douglas
Sound DesignSteve Smith (7)
Legal AffairsHeenan Blaikie  |  Nadia Wechselberger
Paint CoordinatorSteve Craine (1)
Warning: Stargate Universe season 2 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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