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ulkesh47
ulkesh47
13 years ago

Regarding characters not making it… I’m excited not only for “Incursion”, but also “Water”; a traitor/intruder in our midst?

Mentat
Mentat
13 years ago

Is that what you call it, photography? I love the comment about getting an image stabilized television. That’s what killed the show (and BSG) for me. No disc sales for you.

Quelle horreur! The shakey cam team will return with Caprica?

Alan
Alan
13 years ago

My fingers are crossed for Season 2! I love SGU and these characters and want to see more, more, more!

Hyncharas
13 years ago

I am always available to write treatments/scripts for potential episodes, I need the money.

Sylvia
Sylvia
13 years ago

They are already spinning stories for the second season. If the ratings don’t decline drastically, I’d say they’ll get a pick up.

benwahballboy
benwahballboy
13 years ago

I’m trying to like this show really really hard but it’s just lacking in any wonder/excitement for me since it just seems like a boatload of childish squabbling among adults to me. That would be fine if something eventful actually happened but, so far, from my perspective, it’s literally just following this formula in every episode: “Hey, we need this. We don’t have it.” “and we’ll never have it, we’re all DEAD!!!” “Wait, there is this chance we’re not dead!” “Crap, this is taking forever, it’s a lost cause, everyone, prepare to die” “I’m ready to die. This sucks.” “Wait,… Read more »

Blitzo
Blitzo
13 years ago

I personally like SGU, shakey camera and all. It’s hardly as shakey as cloverfield, but enough to add a sense of quality to the show.

And benwahballboy, I don’t think SGU is meant to be an “adventure” type show like what SGA or SG-1 was. Frankly I think the theme which SGU has is more mature and in a way more interesting than what the previous stargate shows had.

AscendedTauri
AscendedTauri
13 years ago

SyFy would be absolutely foolish if it cancelled SGU. I’m betting $1000 on a Season 2 renewal.

Long live the Epicness that is SGU.

msgt51902
msgt51902
13 years ago

Watching anything with the title Stargate shouldn’t feel like a chore. The comedy is forced, the stories are basically rehashes of every resource problem on BSG without the interesting characters from BSG. The Real World-esque confessionals are wasting time for plot/character development and I want to punch my tv every time the MIT dropout speaks.

benwahballboy
benwahballboy
13 years ago

Blitzo: I understand it’s meant to be more mature and, in some aspects, I think it is. But for me, what it seems to boil down to is a very high school feeling bunch of bickering. The only characters who seem completely adult to me are Eli and Col. Young. I also don’t believe that mature and adult need to be separate from adventure and wonder. The way it feels right now, it almost seems like the only “more mature” thing thus far is the level of promiscuous looking shots/cut away subject matter(sex scenes in the opener and in last… Read more »

ictus75
ictus75
13 years ago

If they don’t pick up SGU for season 2 they are crazy! No more wrestling please!

Fridgefiend
Fridgefiend
13 years ago

eli seems like one of the most adult? I would disagree especially after just seeing Water.

While I like the character he seems the most like some kid who got his dreams come true and now he’s just having fun with it instead of taking things seriously

dmoas
dmoas
13 years ago

I have to agree with a lot of what benwahballboy is saying. It’s not that the show is bad, the characters are interesting, the dynamic is interesting, but it needs to actually GO somewhere and right now it’s just meandering, looking for a direction. Sometimes it can take a while for things to sort themselves out, but by now we know the characters, we know the dynamic, now they need to start acting instead of reacting. It felt like we were just tread Water instead of diving into it.

benwahballboy
benwahballboy
13 years ago

@Fridgefiend: I was referring mostly to Eli “working the problem” as it was presented rather than complaining about how there’s nothing they can do. That, to me, is a sign of being mature and is, at least, a step above Rush’s constant “I’m smarter than all of you and I keep having to fix the stuff you screw up” speeches. Young is pretty mature, as well, but I think that’s purely because of the character he is in the group(that being the leader). I’ve yet to watch this week’s episode as I’m in the middle of a move, but I… Read more »

Jan Vetulani
Jan Vetulani
13 years ago

Great episode. For a second there I thought it’s going to be Scott “saving the day” AGAIN. Was pleasantly surprised that his ass got humbled a bit. As for Eli… I don’t think that running all sad and whiny constitutes mature. Sure he’s glad to be there – that much is obvious, but he also has principles, meaning, he’d rather say the truth and deal with the consequences. Rush just jumps right into “command” and thinks that when he’s in charge he automatically has to make dramatic decisions, without any middle ground or trust. Greer’s back to his sadistic unpredictable… Read more »

Jan Vetulani
Jan Vetulani
13 years ago

Um, wrong topic…

Outbreaker
Outbreaker
13 years ago

If this is true that this show coste two times more then SGA (like normal show) and has only a few viewers that will also drop like normely +/- 10% normel for mostly all new show. Then this looks not good.

I also stopped watching SGU since 1X5 there are a lot better shows on air where you get really entertained.
Lets see how the ratings are fi they out i sure it will be agan low then the last episode.

Fozzy
Fozzy
13 years ago

Ok so the ship “recharged” in Light (which we all knew would happen because the writers probably think we are too thick to predict their obvious plots) so why don’t they just dial Earth now and leave…no need for more water or other supplies ZZZzzzZZZ. Show finished! Ok so it’s a narrow minded view, but nothing i’ve seen so far apart from the acting of Robert C has made me think “I really want to know what happens next week”. I’ll watch Water on Sky1 as I’m in UK and it’s on a few days later than US…but for now… Read more »

yesman1701
yesman1701
13 years ago

Voyager meets BSG. Maybe on a par with Voyager, barely, not as depressing as BSG, Thank Goodness. They lost me in Season 2.Seen it all before. Will watch but never should have cancelled SGA. Trying to get over the pissed at them for cancelling SGA part. They’re on a short leash with me.

dread
dread
13 years ago

I think I am one of the few who is not keen on killing characters off. Everyone has a favorite character and that changes from person to person. It could be your favorate character that gets killed so dont get over excited for now. As to who I think will be killed of it would be Alaina Huffman because she is pregnant in real life or Ming-Na because if you paid atention, she was droped from star to guest star affter the firt two episodes.

dread
dread
13 years ago

@ Outbreaker
So you stopped watching this show but still feel the need to come to a site dedecated to the show to complain about it??????????

Outbreaker
Outbreaker
13 years ago

I dont complain its funny to see how the show gose down and down like a lot of people have say it a long time ago.

Terry McIntosh
Terry McIntosh
13 years ago

I have to be honest, I tried to keep an open mind when Atlantis was canceled and slowly built up an optimistic excitement for SGU’s premier. I’m sorry to say that my opinion has gone downhill from there and after last night’s episode I have to say it’s likely run its course with me. It just seems to be a second-rate and boring rehash of Star Trek Voyager set in the Stargate universe (no pun intended) and if it doesn’t come back for another season I’d neither miss it nor care. If TPTB want me back then let us hope… Read more »

clarkfk
clarkfk
13 years ago

am i the only one getting sick of this whole, over-done amcam (amateur camera) crap? do i have to take dramamine for motion sickness every time i watch an episode of sgu? can the studio not afford a tripod?

lastofthelight
lastofthelight
13 years ago

I hope this show /is/ canceled. Frankly, while the plot itself has managed to be passable, it has the worst characters I’ve seen in a series on this network. The senator’s daughter only exists to take her clothes off for the camera, the commander couldn’t lead an army of stuffed animals let alone a military expedition, and the rest of these ‘great explorers’ who managed to get /posted to another planet/ are a bunch of half-witted simpering cowards who, frankly, I couldn’t care less if they live or die. The only interesting part of the series is the college student,… Read more »

gate-girl
gate-girl
13 years ago

I have been a Stargate fan for the last 15 years. I anxiously awaited each episode and made time to watch SG-1 and Atlantis live on air. I have seen each episode of SG-1 and Atlantis multiple times, and own the DVDs for each series. I enjoyed the characters, and the emotional depth to them. I was very disappointed when they were cancelled. I regularly check to see if there is any news on Stargate Extinction. I was excited about the prospect of a new Stargate series. I have watched each episode of SGU so far. I have to say… Read more »

US06154
US06154
13 years ago

hello? Hello?? is there an echo in here? or was it Deja Vu??? Tanith my friend, jump in any time to defend the series with your last breath!! :D

Tichiba
Tichiba
13 years ago

Watching SGU is a very conflicting thing. On the one hand I LOVE Stargate. And I was hoping so much for a great series. I waited patiently for months to get SG back on tv. But, unfortunately, on the other hand, I have been VERY disappointed in what has been brought before us. It is sort of like getting all revved up for a birthday/holiday and having it all turn out badly. You want SO much for it to be wonderful and are sadly disenchanted. As written by others, if destiny were to explode tomorrow and take everyone out with… Read more »

Ericsmate
Ericsmate
13 years ago

The show is in its early stages and the characters are just beginning to flesh out. I agree that it has some similarities to Voyager and BSG but in this genre, finding a totally new way of telling the lost in space story is virtually impossible and I do think we should give the writer’s time to develop the whole series. This is not a show where they pilot the ship around and shoot at anything they find, it has the potential to really show how people react to extreme conditions when they are not in control and will not… Read more »

Fozzy
Fozzy
13 years ago

I’ve watched it and I’m bored with it, nothing really happening and you always knew what’s his name would escape from the cravas. Last chance next week. ZzzzZZZZzzz!

pygmalion2008
pygmalion2008
13 years ago

This show wouldnt even be good if there were no Stargate and it were named something else. Its slow, depressing, and over dramatic. And its so much like BSG that its maddening, especially when you loved SG-1 and SGA. I have been watching Stargate since the movie first came out…15 years! But with this show, they suddenly went on a rampage and tore everything down and gave us: Battlegate Voyager 90210. I know that Season 1 is “in the can”, but thats the sad part. The writers seem to think they have a lot of time to “flesh out the… Read more »

Fuoman
Fuoman
13 years ago

What this show really need is some one who knows what they are doing or some scientist who has the humor or charisma like Dr Rodney McKay or danial jackson. A good idea would be to bring in someone who can do that lets say by using those mind transfer devices and have them malfunction and have that character stay and get rid of all this bull with the lets go home, use someones body and see my family… ok it worked for the first 2 episodes thats it, it got old and lame. have rush figure out that damn… Read more »

Fuoman
Fuoman
13 years ago

Meet some alien humans and have thier planet about to explode and bring them aboard. Maybe a human alian who got the chance to study a crashed ancient ship that delivered the stargate and he knows a thing or two… or zenna warrior princess Tailla

Cube
Cube
13 years ago

I am going to watch all of season one…

BUt I hope it gets canned as soon as possible I do not like it.

We got caprica now and it does pretty much the same thing only better.

Stargate universe is a battlestar rip off plain and simple it has lost what made it the alternative sci=fi series now it is just ripping off the battlestar style everbody else is.

Cube
Cube
13 years ago

OH and the camera work is just another one of stargate universe rip off of battlestar and caprica..

I used to like the shake cam when battlestar was new now that Stargate rips off I just hate it too.

Tell me again why we need Battlestar Galactica 2….I mean stargate universe?