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'Stargate Atlantis' Season 5 (2008-2009)

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Following are episodes that aired as part of season 5 of Stargate Atlantis.

501. Search and Rescue
Season 5 premieres. A race against time pits Col Carter's crew against Michael and his Wraith hybrids to recover the Atlantis team trapped in the rubble of Michael's facility.
•  Fri, Jul 11, 2008
•  Directed by Andy Mikita
•  Written by: Martin Gero
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). Connor Trinneer (Michael Kenmore). Mitch Pileggi (Colonel Steven Caldwell). Kavan Smith (Major Evan Lorne). Martin Christopher (Major Marks). Amanda Tapping (Colonel Samantha Carter).

502. The Seed
Doctor Carson Beckett (Paul McGillion) is revived from the stasis chamber after an alien organism incapacitates Doctor Keller and triggers a quarantine of the Atlantis team.
•  Fri, Jul 18, 2008
•  Directed by William Waring
•  Written by: Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). David Nykl (Dr. Radek Zelenka). Sharon Taylor (Banks). Linda Ko (Marie). Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett).

503. Broken Ties
Ronon endures a grueling ordeal after his former friend, Tyre (Mark Dacascos), captures and delivers him to the Wraith. Meanwhile, the team launches a rescue mission for their missing comrade.
•  Fri, Jul 25, 2008
•  Directed by Ken Girotti
•  Teleplay: Joseph Mallozzi
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). Mark Dacascos (Tyre). Kavan Smith (Major Evan Lorne).

504. The Daedalus Variations
The team becomes trapped on a runaway duplicate of the Daedalus, which takes them to numerous alternate realities.
•  Fri, Aug 1, 2008
•  Directed by Andy Mikita
•  Written by: Alan McCullough
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller*). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey*). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). Kavan Smith (Major Evan Lorne). David Nykl (Dr. Radek Zalenka). Chuck Campbell (Chuck). Tracy Waterhouse (Commander Sobel). Annalise MacCulloch (Torren).

505. Ghost in the Machine
A puddle-jumper mishap leads to a series of Atlantis power disruptions, which are linked to a former ally.
•  Fri, Aug 15, 2008
•  Directed by Ken Girotti
•  Writer: Carl Binder
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard (also archive footage)). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex (also archive footage)). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller*). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). David Nykl (Dr. Radek Zelenka). Michelle Morgan (Dr. Elizabeth Weir). Robert Moloney (Koracen). Leanne Adachi (Lia). Chuck Campbell (Chuck). Richard Busch (Marine). Torri Higginson (Dr. Elizabeth Weir (archive footage)). David Ogden Stiers (Oberoth (archive footage)). Patricia Cullen (Replicator Crew Member (archive footage)).

506. The Shrine
Doctor Rodney McKay faces death in the form of a fatal illness, leading to the depletion of his memories, behavioral regression and a trip to a special shrine.
•  Fri, Aug 22, 2008
•  Directed by Andy Mikita
•  Written by: Brad Wright
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). Kate Hewlett (Jeannie Miller). David Nykl (Radek Zelenka). Sharon Taylor (Banks).

507. Whispers
After discovering one of Michael's secret labs, the team investigates the abandoned village near the facility. Paul McGillion guest stars.
•  Fri, Sep 5, 2008
•  Directed by William Waring
•  Written by: Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan*). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex*). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller*). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey*). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). Nicole deBoer (Dr. Alison Porter). Janina Gavankar (Sgt. 'Dusty' Mehra). Christina Cox (Major Anne Teldy). Paul McGillion (Dr. Carson Beckett). Leela Savasta (Captain Alicia Vega). Yurij Kis (Local). Blaine Anderson (Local).

508. The Queen
After Doctor Keller comes to believe she can cure the Wraith of their need to feed on humans, Teyla embarks on a undercover mission with the help of Todd, the team's Wraith ally.
•  Fri, Sep 12, 2008
•  Directed by Brenton Spencer
•  Story: Alex Levine and Alan McCullough. Teleplay: Alan McCullough
•  Cast: Joe Flanigan (Lt. Colonel John Sheppard). Rachel Luttrell (Teyla Emmagan). Jason Momoa (Ronon Dex). Jewel Staite (Dr. Jennifer Keller). Robert Picardo (Richard Woolsey*). David Hewlett (Dr. Rodney McKay). Christopher Heyerdahl (Todd the Wraith). Apollonia Vanova (Wraith Queen). Richard Zeman (Commander Wraith). Tyler McClendon (Kenny Wraith). James Chutter (Bridge Officer Wraith). Sharon Taylor (Banks).

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