Stargate Atlantis Season 3

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Stargate Atlantis Season 3
Main cast image
Last DVD set of Season 3
Country of origin  United States
 Canada
No. of episodes 20
Broadcast
Original channel Sci Fi Channel
Original run July 21, 2006 (Sci Fi) — February 5, 2007 (The Movie Network)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 September 18, 2007
Region 2 January 14, 2008
Region 4 September 26, 2007
Season chronology
Season 2  link= Season 2 Season 2
Season 4 Season 4  link= Season 4
List of episodes

Season three of Stargate Atlantis began airing on July 21, 2006 on the US-American Sci Fi Channel. The third season concluded after 20 episodes on February 5, 2007 on the Canadian The Movie Network. The series was developed by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper, who also served as executive producers. Season three regular cast members include Joe Flanigan, Torri Higginson, Jason Momoa, Rachel Luttrell, Paul McGillion, and David Hewlett as Dr. Rodney McKay.

Production[edit]

Awards[edit]

"No Man's Land" won a Gemini Award for "Best Visual Effects". For "McKay and Mrs. Miller", writer Martin Gero was nominated for a Gemini Award in the category "Best Writing in a Dramatic Series".[1]

Cast[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Actor Character Number of episodes
Joe Flanigan Major/Lt Col John Sheppard 20 episodes
Torri Higginson Dr. Elizabeth Weir 20 episodes
Rachel Luttrell Teyla Emmagan 20 episodes
Jason Momoa Ronon Dex 20 episodes
With Paul McGillion Dr. Carson Beckett 14 episodes
and David Hewlett Dr. Rodney McKay 20 episodes

Recurring characters[edit]

Actor Character Number of episodes
David Nykl Dr. Radek Zelenka 12 episodes
Chuck Campbell Chuck 12 episodes
Mitch Pileggi Colonel Steven Caldwell 6 episodes
Kavan Smith Major Evan Lorne 6 episodes
Robert Picardo Richard Woolsey 4 episodes
Gary Jones CMSgt. Walter Harriman 4 episodes
Kirby Morrow Captain Dave Kleinman 4 episodes
Beau Bridges Major General Henry Landry 3 episodes
Bill Dow Dr. Bill Lee 3 episodes
Connor Trinneer Michael Kenmore 3 episodes
Trevor Devall Voice of Hermiod 3 episodes
Richard Dean Anderson Major General Jack O'Neill 3 episodes
John O'Callaghan Niam 3 episodes
Donna Soares Dr. Coleman 3 episodes
Robert Davi Commander Acastus Kolya 2 episodes
Ryan Robbins Ladon Radim 2 episodes
Richard Kind Lucius Lavin 2 episodes
Brahm Taylor Lathan 2 episodes
Panou Cetus 2 episodes
David MacInnis Talus 2 episodes
David Ogden Stiers Oberoth 2 episodes
Heather Doerksen Major Pat Meyers 2 episodes

Episodes[edit]

Image Title Number Airdate Planet(s) Race(s) Enemies
No Man's Land.jpg "No Man's Land" (Part 2 of 3) 3.01 July 14, 2006 Earth, Lantea Asgard, Wraith Wraith Queen
The team desperately attempts to stop two Wraith hive ships from reaching Earth. Sheppard must rely on an old foe to rescue McKay and Ronon.
Misbegotten.jpg "Misbegotten" (Part 3 of 3) 3.02 July 21, 2006 Earth, Lantea, M8G-352 Asgard, Human-form Wraith, Wraith Michael Kenmore
The Atlantis team must decide the fate of a colony of Wraith they have turned into humans. Dr. Weir must defend her leadership when she is evaluated by the I.O.A.
Irresistible.jpg "Irresistible" 3.03 July 28, 2006 Lantea, Lucius' planet, M6H-491 Lucius' people, Wraith N/A
Sheppard's team meets an obnoxious man who is adored by all thanks to a secret that he carries — and who has an unexpected effect on them.
Sateda (episode).jpg "Sateda" 3.04 August 4, 2006 Keturah's planet, Lantea, Sateda Keturah's people, Wraith Wraith Leader
Ronon Dex is captured by the Wraith and returned to his homeworld, where he is haunted by his past as he is forced to once again become their prey.
Progeny.jpg "Progeny" 3.05 August 11, 2006 Asuras Asuran Oberoth
Weir and the team visit an advanced civilization that split off from the Lanteans thousands of years ago, but discover that they may not have left Atlantis in peace.
The Real World.jpg "The Real World" 3.06 August 18, 2006 Lantea Asuran N/A
Elizabeth Weir wakes up in a mental institution, where she is told that the expedition to Atlantis and the Stargate are figments of her imagination.
Common Ground.jpg "Common Ground" 3.07 August 25, 2006 Kolya's planet, Lantea, Unnamed Genii, Wraith Acastus Kolya
Colonel Sheppard finds himself the prisoner of a Genii commander, along with a desperately hungry Wraith who has been separated from his hive.
McKay and Mrs. Miller.jpg "McKay and Mrs. Miller" 3.08 September 8, 2006 Earth, Lantea Asgard N/A
Rodney McKay is reunited with his estranged sister back on Earth, who has given up a brilliant career as a scientist to raise a family.
Phantoms.jpg "Phantoms" 3.09 September 15, 2006 Lantea, M1B-129 Genii, Wraith N/A
Sheppard and Ronon are influenced by a mind-altering device created by the Wraith while on a mission to rescue a lost team.
The Return, Part 1.jpg "The Return", Part 1 (Part 1 of 2) 3.10 September 22, 2006 Earth, Lantea, New Athos Ancient, Asuran, Genii Cetus, Talus
The Atlantis expedition is stunned to learn that a ship full of Ancients is returning to reclaim their lost city.
The Return, Part 2.jpg "The Return", Part 2 (Part 2 of 2) 3.11 November 20, 2006 Earth, Lantea, New Athos Asuran Cetus, Talus
The Atlantis team goes against orders to try and save Atlantis from Replicator control — and to rescue General O'Neill and Richard Woolsey, who are trapped in the occupied city.
Echoes.jpg "Echoes" 3.12 November 27, 2006 Lantea Ancient, Flagisallus N/A
The inhabitants of Atlantis begin to suffer ill effects when the planet's whale population begins migrating to the island city, bringing an unexpected harbinger of doom.
Irresponsible.jpg "Irresponsible" 3.13 December 4, 2006 Lantea, M65-PL8 People of M65-PL8, Genii Acastus Kolya
The team finds Lucius Lavin manipulating the people of another hapless planet, using Ancient technology to pose as an invincible hero.
Tao of Rodney.jpg "Tao of Rodney" 3.14 December 11, 2006 Lantea N/A N/A
After an Ancient device gives Rodney superhuman powers, his enhanced brilliance is checked only by his impending death — unless he can learn how to ascend.
The Game.jpg "The Game" 3.15 December 18, 2006 Lantea, M4D-058 Geldaran, Hallonan N/A
Sheppard and McKay discover that their competitive video game has been controlling a planet of real people, who now stand on the brink of war.
The Ark.jpg "The Ark" 3.16 January 8, 2007 Jamus' homeworld, Lantea Jamus' people Jamus
The team discovers the last of a civilization in suspended animation, whose survival is at risk when their station is critically damaged.
Sunday (episode).jpg "Sunday" 3.17 January 15, 2007 Lantea N/A N/A
The team tries to relax during a mandatory day off, until an explosion leaves three people dead — and reveals that one scientist is a walking time bomb.
Submersion.jpg "Submersion" 3.18 January 22, 2007 Lantea Wraith Wraith Queen
The team discovers an Ancient drilling station deep beneath the surface of the ocean, only to find that a Wraith queen is still alive there.
Vengeance.jpg "Vengeance" 3.19 January 29, 2007 Lantea, Taranian settlement Bug People Michael Kenmore
The Atlantis team investigates the disappearance of one of their allies, only to find an old enemy engineering a race of powerful monsters.
First Strike.jpg "First Strike" (Part 1 of 3) 3.20 February 5, 2007 Asuras, Lantea Asuran Oberoth
An unstoppable energy weapon leaves Atlantis under seige after Earth launches a preemptive attack against the Replicator home world.

References[edit]

  1. "Stargate SG-1" (1997) - Awards
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End dateFebruary 5, 2007 +
Infobox imageFile:Stargate Atlantis Season 3 DVD cover.jpg +
NetworkSci Fi Channel +
Region 1 releaseSeptember 18, 2007 +
Region 2 releaseJanuary 14, 2008 +
Region 4 releaseSeptember 26, 2007 +
Season ofStargate Atlantis +
Start dateJuly 21, 2006 +