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When the command ships blockade stars along Destiny's path, the crew must find a different, superhot star to recharge at. Eli and Rush are forced to pilot the ship in, while the rest of the crew evacuates to a nearby planet... only to discover that the drones are already there.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x19
Airdate: Monday May 02nd, 2011
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Director: Andy Mikita
Writer: Linda McGibney

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Jun 06, 2011

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Mike DopudMike Dopud
As Varro
Recurring
Jennifer SpenceJennifer Spence
As Lisa Park
Recurring
Julia AndersonJulia Anderson
As 2nd Lt. Vanessa James (as Julia Benson)
Recurring
Patrick GilmorePatrick Gilmore
As Dale Volker
Recurring
Peter KelamisPeter Kelamis
As Adam Brody
Recurring
Vincent GaleVincent Gale
As Morrison
Recurring
Lou Diamond PhillipsLou Diamond Phillips
As Colonel David Telford
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Leanne AdachiLeanne Adachi
As Cpl. Barnes
Recurring
Main Cast
Robert CarlyleRobert Carlyle
As Doctor Nicholas Rush
Louis FerreiraLouis Ferreira
As Colonel Everett Young
Brian J. SmithBrian J. Smith
As Lt. Matthew Scott
Elyse LevesqueElyse Levesque
As Chloe Armstrong
David BlueDavid Blue
As Eli Wallace
Alaina HuffmanAlaina Huffman
As Master Sergeant Tamara Johansen
Jamil Walker SmithJamil Walker Smith
As Sr. Sergeant Ronald Greer
Ming-NaMing-Na
As Camille Wray

Recap

Eli is watching the Teneran kino footage of his grandson dedicating a school in his name when Rush comes to get some equations. He suggests that Eli find something more important to do, noting that none of his descendants were there. Rush says that given how widely the Tenerans spread across the galaxy, the odds are good they’ll meet them again...

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Episode Quotes
Rush: Are you in a hurry to be somewhere?
Adam Brody: Well, no, but power reserves are still at 40%
Dale Volker: Bad as my grandfather. He was always filling his Buick at half a tank. Destiny's kind of doing the same hing. It just struck me as funny.
Rush: Oh, yeah, that is funny. That his life and the lives of those around him depended on making it to the next gas station. That's bloody hilarious, really.

Rush: So, please, let's not overreact.
Eli: How about let's not under-react?

Camille: This room needs more chairs.
Young: Here. Please, go ahead.
Camille: No, no, th--that' your...
Young: What am I, Captain Kirk? I need to stretch my legs anyway.
Camille: Thank you.
Rush: Don’t touch anything.

Rush: Well, fortunately, Eli has an idea. It's absolute insanity, and it's the only choice we've got.
Eli: Don't oversell it.

Eli: The only way to make sure the drones won't be waiting is to pick a star that Destiny wouldn't fly into in a million years.
Greer: No, don't--don't tell me. Death Star.
Eli: Close.

(seeing a ruined city)
Eli: Holy crap, we dialed Pittsburgh.

Young: Thing is, these people left for a reason. We don't know what.
Greer: Have you ever been to Pittsburgh?
2nd Lt. Vanessa James: Hey! I was born there.

Rush: Eli, what are you doing?
Eli: Helping Dr. Park?
Rush: Well, time to stop doing that. Rush out.
Eli: Don't leave me alone with him too long, please?

Eli: You're not wearing your suit.
Rush: Well, there's plenty of time before we reach the star. Plus, we can work better without them.
Eli: Yeah, But now I look ridiculous.
Rush: Yeah.

Greer: Look what I found.
Dale Volker: All the labels are worn off. We don't know what's in them, or how old they are...
Greer: We'll find out when we open 'em, okay?
Dale Volker: Mmm... botulism.

Greer: What kind of city doesn’t have a gun shop?
Adam Brody: Maybe they’re Canadian.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorRobert C. Cooper  |  Brad Wright
Executive ProducerJoseph Mallozzi  |  Paul Mullie  |  Carl Binder  |  Robert C. Cooper  |  Brad Wright
Supervising ProducerLinda McGibney
ProducerJohn G. Lenic
Associate ProducerJennifer Johnson (2)
Production DesignerJames Robbins
CastingPaul Weber  |  Jennifer Page  |  Corinne Clark
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 DecoratorMark Davidson  |  Tedd Kuchera
Transportation CoordinatorDavid R. Anderson
Property MasterKenny L. Gibbs
Construction CoordinatorScott Wellenbrink
Script SupervisorAmanda Alexander-McLean
Production CoordinatorDavid Magee  |  Tanja Balic
Script CoordinatorLawren Bancroft-Wilson
Re-Recording MixerBill Mellow  |  Kelly Cole (1)
Stunt CoordinatorJames Bamford
Art DirectorChris Beach
Post Production CoordinatorKerry McDowall
Creative ConsultantJohn Scalzi
Executive ConsultantRemi Aubuchon
Production ManagementJohn G. Lenic
Sound MixerPatrick Ramsay
Visual Effects CoordinatorStephen Bahr
Visual Effects SupervisorMark Savela
Production AccountantJulie Rieder
Extras CastingSandra-Ken Freeman
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 19 guide may contain spoilers
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