Stargate: Atlantis
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Rising (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When they first arrive on Teyla's planet, the DHD is close to the gate. When the wraith attack, the DHD is much further from the gate.

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Hide and Seek - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Right at the end, after the entity has gone through the gate, we get an overhead shot of McKay lying on the ground in front of the gate. His legs are stretched out straight. In the next shot, one of his legs is bent. He's unconscious, so he shouldn't have moved.

Condemned - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: In the beginning when the crew is in the jumper, Ronan Dex has his hair tied back. When they land on the island and walk into the camp, his hair is down, and then they have to run back to the jumper when the prisoners start shooting at them. When they get back in the jumper, Ronan's hair is tied up again.

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Suspicion - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Wraith attack on the Mainland, Sheppard is stunned and falls with his right hand on his gun near his hip, but when McKay and the other guy grab him, to pull him to the gate, both the gun and his right arm are above his head.

Michael - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Michael is first introduced to his quarters, he goes to pick up a picture of his parents. In the first shot, the laptop next to the picture is closed, but in the next shot through the security camera, the laptop is wide open.

The Game - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: After returning from the Daedalus, McKay talks to Nola about how he had been a god to them the past years. In the shots filmed from his front, the standard radio headset is visible in his ear. In the shots from behind, it is gone.

McKay and Mrs. Miller - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Atlantis team finds out that the experiment has caused problems in another universe, McKay's sister says to Rodney, something like,"You said that the chances of connecting to another universe that was inhabited were astronomically small." It was in fact Carter that said that.

Poisoning the Well - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Before Merell enters the cage to be fed on by the Wraith, his collar is open. Next shot when he enters the cage the collar is fully buttoned. (00:28:08)

Trinity - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end of 2-2, Runner, Weir shows Ronon images of the destruction of his home world - a fact he had been unaware of. But in "Trinity," Ronon says "all these years I thought I was the only survivor."

Sateda - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: During the episode Ronon has flashbacks and keeps referring to "the gate" when trying to make his wife leave. It was only after Ronon met the team from Atlantis he begun using the term Stargate as most (if not all) prople in Pegasus refer to the Stargate as the ring of the ancestors.

The Game - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: In several scenes (mostly on the planet) we see characters reacting to tactical information from the oracle as if it's displayed in real time. However, the units in the display are moving far more quickly than they could in real-time.

The Hive (2) - S2-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After taking the enzyme, Mckay is talking to himself as he dials the gate. When he goes to push the centre button, an arm moves on the opposite side of the DHD. (00:09:35)

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Dr. Rodney McKay: All I know is that she's not who she's pretending to be.
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: And you know this because...?
Dr. Rodney McKay: What, I'm not allowed to have intuition?
Elizabeth Weir, Ph. D.: You? No.

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Trivia: The show's two hour premier broke the SCI-FI's ratings record by attracting over 4.2 million viewers. It was also the most watched cable program that day.

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Season 1 generally

Question: Why can't they use every last iota of energy they've got and dial earth and ask them to send them any ZPM's that they could find?

Answer: Because even all 4 Naquadah generators (one was destroyed) together is only enough to dial Earth for approximately 1.2 seconds (As seen in the episode "Letter from Pegasus"). Further, if Earth had found a ZPM, they would dial Atlantis and let them know. After all, the SGC has no other use for a ZPM than to dial Atlantis.

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