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The crew of Destiny must make a final and potentially fatal decision to evade the command ships and continue along their designated course to find ultimate answers.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x20
Airdate: Monday May 09th, 2011
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Jun 13, 2011

Guest Stars
Mike DopudMike Dopud
As Varro
Jennifer SpenceJennifer Spence
As Lisa Park
Patrick GilmorePatrick Gilmore
As Dale Volker
Peter KelamisPeter Kelamis
As Adam Brody
Julia AndersonJulia Anderson
As 2nd Lt. Vanessa James (as Julia Benson)
Vincent GaleVincent Gale
As Morrison
Anna GalvinAnna Galvin
As Mrs. Armstrong
Lou Diamond PhillipsLou Diamond Phillips
As Colonel David Telford

Co-Guest Stars
Glynis DaviesGlynis Davies
As Maryann Wallace
Leanne AdachiLeanne Adachi
As Cpl. Barnes
Trevor CarrollTrevor Carroll
As Sgt. Graham
Sarah SmythSarah Smyth
As Annie Balic
Gordon GriceGordon Grice
As Matt Balic
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 Lt. Tamara Johansen
Jamil Walker SmithJamil Walker Smith
As Sr. Sergeant Ronald Greer
As Camille Wray


Johansen is checking Park’s eyes as Greer watches over her. As Young comes in, Johansen confirms that there’s been no improvement. As Young leaves, Camilla catches up to him and advises him to get some sleep. He agrees, but Rush calls him to the control interface room. Eli and Young explain that they’ve discovered a way to track the drones’ locations. However, a comparison to Destiny’s planned course shows that there are drones at every Stargate between them and the edge of the galaxy...

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Episode Quotes
Eli: We did it.
Young: Fantastic.
Camille: What'd they do?
Young: I have no idea.

Johansen: Well, I know it seems unfair, but sometimes you have to play the hand that you're dealt.
Chloe: Why do I get the feeling you're not just talking about Lisa. There's still hope, for her and for you.
Johansen: ALS is a death sentence, Chloe. You know that. And it's not going to be pretty. It'll start with muscle weakness and cramping. Then I'll have trouble walking, talking, feeding myself. and eventually full paralysis will set in. But my mind will be unaffected. I'll be a prisoner trapped inside my own body. Like I said, you play the hand you're dealt.

Eli: Colonel, you have a minute?
Young: I know it sounds like a crazy idea, Eli, but I was actually thinking of getting some sleep. So, unless you have some genius idea to solve all our problems...
Eli: As a matter of fact, I do. But you're not going to like it.
Young: Well, that goes without saying. I am notoriously hard to please.

Eli: I feel like I've abandoned you.
Maryann Wallace: You haven't abandoned me. You're living your life. I mean, it was hard when i didn't.. when I didn't know where you were or what you were doing. But now I understand. You don't have to be here, Eli. I just, I just need to know... are you happy?
Eli: In spite of everything, yeah, I am.
Maryann Wallace: That's good enough for me.

Lisa Park: Don't even think about it.
Greer: What?
Lisa Park: Volunteering to be one of the eight. I know you are.
Greer: Maybe I would if it came to it, but I wouldn't ask seven others to do it with me, and I don't think Colonel Young would either. I mean, the way I see it, we all came here together and if need be, we'll all go out together.

Scott: All right, Colonel, how about a toast?
Young: Really?
Scott: Yes.
Young: All right. Right now. Well, uh, we've been through a hell of a lot together, that's for sure. I guess it'd be easy to dwell on everything that we have lost, but I think today I would rather think about what we still have, and maybe what we've gained. We're, uh, a family now, whether we like it or not. Sons, daughters, sisters. Even the slightly crazy uncle who, despite everything, manages to come through for you in the end. (everyone but Rush chuckles) You are the smartest, bravest, most compassionate people that I have ever had the honor to serve with. To family.
Everyone: To family.

Rush: We're going to need you on the other side.
Eli: Oh. I'll be there.
Rush: You know, maybe I haven't said this often enough, Eli, but you do have... you do have tremendous potential. I'd hate to see you throw it all away.
Eli: I'm not. anyway, what's the point of having potential if you're not going to step up when you're really needed.
Rush: You've come a long way from that video game slacker I discovered a year ago.
Eli: Thanks. You've been pretty consistent.

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
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)
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