Stargate: Atlantis

Stargate: Atlantis (2004)

2 mistakes in The Lost Tribe

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The Lost Tribe - S5-E11

Other mistake: McKay and Jackson enters a room and runs into 2 armored figures, Jackson eventually reveals that they are empty suits, however in every shot shot from behind the suits, the suits are constantly moving, as if they are hanging on strings.

Dr. Rodney McKay: Did I mention that I know almost everything about almost everything?

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The Siege (1) - S1-E19

Question: It was said earlier in the show that the Atlantis crew did not have enough power to dial Earth. Earth Control had no idea of the fate of the Atlantis crew until they sent the video package telling them what was going on, then Earth Control sent reinforcements to help out. My question is; if Earth Control was able to send reinforcements to Atlantis to help out, why could they not send a crew to check on the status of Atlantis? They knew the Atlantis crew made it in the 1st episode.

SAZOO1975

Chosen answer: Because the ZPM allowing them to dial Atlantis was being used at the Antarctic defense outpost. They couldn't risk making Earth vulnerable to attack from Anubis by depleting it with repeated dialing to the Pegasus galaxy. Once they knew Atlantis was in serious danger, they had no choice.

Grumpy Scot

ZPM from Antarctic was depleted in first dial, dial in Siege was done via ZPM from Egypt (SG-1: Moebius Part-1/2).

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