Sheppard: I'm not sure I like the sound of that. We get in, we get our man, we get out. Ronon: Why not? Sheppard: Way to go John. "Common Ground" is the seventh episode of the third season of Stargate: Atlantis. 44:30. One... he likes me better than you... Title: Todd: It was many years ago. Doranda was a planet in the Pegasus galaxy. The Wraith also shows him a power that no one from Atlantis knew they had. Sheppard: No. ... Stargate Atlantis S05E03 Broken Ties. Episode Ronon: So what? Weir: What will we be up against? However, the sated Wraith keeps his word to Sheppard and returns life force back to him, restoring his physical condition; indeed, Dr. Rodney McKay says that Sheppard almost looks younger than he did before. Stargate Atlantis Season 3 Episode 7: Common Ground Summary: John Sheppard is captured by the evil Kolya of the Genii and imprisoned in a cell adjacent to a Wraith as Dr. Weir negotiates for his release. Really big one, though. Both part ways with the realization that there are many things they don't know about each other's kind, but also a newfound understanding. "The Real World" ... the Stargate Atlantis team is recruited for the most daring stargate mission yet: a one-way expedition to the distant Pegasus galaxy. (25 Aug 2006). This FAQ is empty. He then stuns the Wraith with Ronon Dex' Particle magnum, and the team drops him off at an unknown planet where he and the Wraith agree that the next time they meet, "all bets are off." Stargate Atlantis - S 3 E 5 - Progeny. Original air date Shep whump. He finds himself in a dungeon occupying a cell next to a Wraith who says he has been there a very long time. Sheppard is taken prisoner by his old nemesis, Commander Kolya of the Genii. Weir: No promises. Common Ground. Hello. The Wraith is then presumably picked up by a Wraith Dart. “Currently, as we speak, Brad [Wright] is at home being miserable rewriting that episode,” Joe Flanigan told fans at The Official Stargate SG-1 / Stargate Atlantis … Stargate SG-1. Todd: Then it is over. You pace in your cell, cursing that I took years from you. I ask only that you leave Kolya for my own forces to find. As the Atlantis team bargain for more time and a solution to get John back before it's too late, John finds himself being imprisoned alongside a Wraith who is also feeding on John with the two being forced to work together in the hope of surviving and ultimately escaping. Sheppard: Well, we learned two things. Lanko: One of the mercenaries hired by Lucius Lavin in "Irresponsible". Lt. Stay sharp and stay alive. Season three regular cast members include Joe … Listening to a Wraith. Back on Atlantis, the team suspects that Ladon Radim, the current leader of the Genii, had betrayed them. Todd: It will be guarded. Was this review helpful to you? Lt. He would also write “The Ark” and “Submersion.” Director William Waring takes the helm behind the camera with the very first of his Stargate Atlantis episodes. Written before 3x10 The Return. Production # Cassel Massan: Ladon Radim's personal assistant, suspected to have leaked Genii codes to Kolya in "Common Ground". Todd: It was not my intention to deceive you Sheppard. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. There were worst ways to die than doing something you loved - getting the life sucked out by a Wraith was one of them. Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Guest stars Directed by Unable to destroy the Stargate, it opens transmitting a powerful energy beam impacting Atlantis’ shields. Could be he's searching for us or guarding the gate. He gives Weir three hours to answer his demands or he will let the Wraith feed on Sheppard again. Sheppard tells the others to stand down, he will honour his agreement with the Wraith to let him go. Common Ground (Stargate Atlantis Transcript) » GateWorld Error establishing a database connection This either means that the username and password information in your CoppermineSC plugin file is incorrect or we can't contact the database server at 127.0.0.1. McKay: Well, because! August 25, 2006 Our people don't leave each other behind. He broadcasts Sheppard's torture sessions to Atlantis so they can see the result of Weir's decision. Teyla: (with a look of both patience and exasperation) Well said, Rodney. Beckett: What are you on about? Hide Spoilers. "McKay and Mrs. Miller". Weir flatly refuses so Kolya allows the Wraith to feed off Sheppard for a few seconds at a time, and he begins to age dramatically as a result. Sheppard: Well don't look at me. Deal? With Joe Flanigan, Torri Higginson, Rachel Luttrell, Jason Momoa. The odds of my people finding us are going up and up. Todd: There is much about Wraith that you do not know Sheppard. During the war with the Wraith, the Lantean Council ordered the scientists working on Project Arcturus to build an outpost and conduct research on the project. I will not give anything away, so enjoy. Todd: They will be waiting for us. 50 Interesting Facts About the Electoral College. Main cast Directed by William Waring. Starring: Jason Momoa, Paul McGillion, Rachel Luttrell, Joe Flanigan, Torri Higginson, David Hewlett. Kolya had expected to become the leader of the Genii but was ousted by Ladon Radim and is now a renegade. Looking for something new to watch in December? "Stargate: Atlantis" Common Ground (TV Episode 2006) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American science fiction television series created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper as a spin off from its sister show, Stargate SG-1.The series resumes the story of the "Lost City" and "New Order" episodes of SG-1, where a military team led by Colonel (now Brigadier General) Jack O'Neill, Dr. Daniel Jackson, Major (now Lt. As the Atlantis team bargain for more time and a solution to get John back before it's too late, John finds himself being imprisoned alongside a Wraith who is also feeding on John with the two being forced to work together in the hope of surviving and ultimately escaping. Ladon agrees to help the team find Sheppard. The third season concluded after 20 episodes on February 5, 2007 on the Canadian The Movie Network. Initially, the Wraith does not trust Sheppard, believing that the chances of escaping were zero, he has been there for many years and has had his resolve weakened, but he gradually becomes impressed by Sheppard's unwaning hope that his people will come to save him, and the prospect of truly being able to feast. I just reacted. (Over the radio) Kolya: Kill the Wraith on sight, but I want Sheppard alive. Stargate: Atlantis Todd: You are more like Wraith than you know. At that moment, Atlantis is contacted by Kolya. 0 of 0 people found this review helpful. Genre (s): Drama, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction. You think you're gonna make it? More of a rat, really, possibly rabid…. Her sister Nicky, a scientist, has the ability to form force fields and become invisible. Ladon arrives to Atlantis and asserts that he is not responsible for Sheppard's capture. During the search, he was fed upon by Todd. Ladon: If you trade my life for Sheppard you will not only be yielding to blackmail, you will be planting the seeds of civil war. Still, John wasn't ready to check out yet. Here are some picks to fill your Watchlist. Working together, the unlikely allies escape from their prison. He's wasting manpower. https://stargate.fandom.com/wiki/Common_Ground?oldid=425677. Kolya had expected to become the leader of the Genii but was ousted by Ladon Radim and is now a renegade. It is revealed that the reason for Kolya's antagonism towards Ladon is their rivalry for the leadership of the Genii. McKay: Oh, just things that Sheppard would say, so I thought I would, um... Summary: John Sheppard is captured by the evil Kolya of the Genii and imprisoned in a cell adjacent to a Wraith as Dr. Weir negotiates for his release. The Wraith also shows him a power that no one from Atlantis knew they had. Weir refuses to give in to Kolya's terms, so in order to coerce her into agreeing, he uses a captured Wraith to slowly drain Sheppard's life. TV Shows Stargate: Atlantis. Find set photos and screen captures for every episode and film, plus Stargate comic books, convention photos, and much more from GateWorld - Your Complete Guide to Stargate! garykmcd. Series Weir flatly refuses so Kolya allows the Wraith to feed off Sheppard for a few seconds at a time, and he begins to age dramatically as a result. When Sheppard and Todd escape, he is ordered to find them. Weir: (as the rescue team is preparing to leave) If you do find Kolya? Todd: You still believe that? Stargate Atlantis "Common Ground" Sheppard is captured and held prisoner with a Wraith. By: JoaniexJony. Robert Davi as Commander Acastus KolyaChristopher Heyerdahl as "Todd"Ryan Robbins as Ladon RadimChuck Campbell as ChuckPaul Lazenby as Genii CommanderGeoff Redknap as aged SheppardMario Ferrante as Marine (Uncredited)Sean Kohnke as Ladon Radim's Adjutant (Uncredited)Joe Blair as Genii Soldier (Uncredited)Mike Desabrais as Genii Soldier (Uncredited)Nickolas Baric as Genii Guardian (Uncredited)Clay Virtue as Genii Soldier (Uncredited)? (SGA: "Common Ground") John and Ronon run to the Stargate from Genii. Language: English Words: 22,698 Chapters: 1/1 Comments: 4 Kudos: 109 Bookmarks: 22 Hits: 4069 Colonel John Sheppard's team and captured Sheppard. Weir: Exactly. Ronon: Just stay behind me. As the team escapes through the Stargate, Lt. Sheppard: How far is the Stargate? With the information he provides, the marine team strikes at a Genii outpost, but quickly discover it to be a dead end. In order to gain the strength to fight them off, the injured Wraith feeds off Sheppard, leaving him barely alive, and easily defeats the Genii, feeding on two of them. Things go downhill from there. While on a mission off-world, the team is ambushed by a Genii strike team. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The Wraith reveals that the Wraith give the 'Gift of Life' only to their most devout followers… and, he adds, to their brothers. He creates a hole in Shepard's cell wall and pursues him and Todd. Join Colonel Marshall Sumner, Major John Sheppard, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and an international team of explorers from Earth on humanity's greatest adventure yet. Sheppard: You have no idea where the Stargate is, do you? Until then, we're gonna need each other. 3.07 "Common Ground" Stargate Atlantis Season Three Transcripts. Stargate Atlantis Seasons Three and Four Checklist Key: Scarce = 100 or less, Extremely Limited = 100-200, Very Limited = 200-300, Limited = 300-500 range, Normal = over 500 Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? The original name for this episode was "Common Goal". 3.07 Each in our own way, we suffer. Production McKay: We can't do that! Kolya firmly believes that he is the rightful ruler of the Genii, but his plans were ruined by Ladon, who informed the government of his rival's plans and pulled off a coup of his own. Both prisoners want to escape; Sheppard wants to get back to Atlantis, while the Wraith is tired of being starved in a prison cell, explaining that, for a Wraith, hunger is like a raging fire inside them, and they have no choice but to feed. I say we turn him over and let 'em fight it out. … It was one of the planets the Lanteans had seeded with human life, who were described as a peaceful and "wonderful" people. However, as they try to reach the Stargate, Genii forces begin to pursue. Add the first question. They are John's "sisters" as in they all grew up together and are now stationed on Atlantis. United States Electoral College. I stand here cursing that I was not allowed them all. Chronology The facial tattoo of the Wraith Prisoner, later named "Todd", was inspired by the face paint of, This episode has the shortest teaser of any. Stargate Atlantis - S 3 E 7 - Common Ground. McKay: Um… mouse? He would direct a total of 16 hours, plus 13 episodes of SG-1 and nine of SGU. Stargate Atlantis: "Common Ground" Review. He contacts Atlantis and has a simple proposition for Dr. Weir: hand over Ladon Radim, with whom Weir has entered into a truce, and Sheppard will be freed. When "Todd" planned a go-ahead for Dr. Jennifer Keller's plan from Michael's database, to eliminate the Wraith's need to feed, "Todd" wanted to convince the Primary. as Marine Ken Cuperus William Waring Ladon: Nothing one of your cloaked jumpers and my good friend Ronon couldn't handle. Common Ground Stargate SG-1. The Web's most complete photo and screencap gallery for the Stargate franchise! He broadcasts Sheppard's torture sessions to Atlantis so they can see the result of Weir's decision. Idos: One of the Genii soldiers sent to Atlantis in "The Eye", killed by the Stargate shield activated by John Sheppard. (looks at Weir) Can we? Colonel John Sheppard is captured by Commander Acastus Kolya, who wants the expedition to hand over Ladon Radim, in exchange for returning Sheppard. Teyla: (gun at ready) What is it? The Wraith in “Common Ground” is played by actor Christopher Heyerdahl, who also plays the recurring Athosian character Halling on Atlantis. Sheppard is taken prisoner by his old nemesis, Commander Kolya of the Genii. The Primary was a Wraith queen who was in control of an alliance of several Hive Ships. Throughout the episode, Dr. Beckett says that they still don't really understand the Wraith feeding process, and he can't predict exactly how cumulative feedings will affect Sheppard, or what will be the point of no return. McKay: Alright, people, let's do this one by the numbers. Stargate Atlantis S03 E07 "Common Ground". He was among the troops who attacked Lt. That's three things you've learned. Genii Commander (Common Ground) served under Commander Acastus Kolya. (Both draw weapons at each other) Ronon: No promises. View production, box office, & company info. Looking for some great streaming picks? You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Jenna, or Maj Tork of the USAF, has known John all her life and has the ability to feel emotions like an empath. Season 3, ... danger has been avoided the team is shocked when a satellite housing a stargate takes up geosynchronous orbit above Atlantis. Common Ground AthrunYuy. The third season of Stargate Atlantis, an American-Canadian television series, began airing on July 21, 2006 on the US-American Sci Fi Channel. Written by Sheppard: We make it to the Stargate, we both go our separate ways. This is the best episodes of at the season. Marcolabel. Sheppard: Don't be so negative. However, the Primary would only talk to another queen. Todd returned a year later to forge an alliance with Atlantis expedition against the Asurans, with whom the Wraith were now at war, while also informing Atlantis of the Asurans' new strategy of wiping out every human in the galaxy to deprive the Wraith of a food supply. He contacts Atlantis and has a simple proposition for Dr. Weir: hand over Ladon Radim, with whom Weir has entered into a truce, and Sheppard will be freed. Todd: If I feed. Preceded by Followed by Since "Todd" had none, they used Teyla Emmagan to work undercover as a Queen. Colonel John SheppardTorri Higginson as Dr. Elizabeth WeirRachel Luttrell as Teyla EmmaganJason Momoa as Ronon DexPaul McGillion as Dr. Carson BeckettDavid Hewlett as Dr. Rodney McKay Joe Flanigan as Lt. Heyerdahl’s first Stargate appearance was as Pallan in the SG-1 Season Seven episode “Revisions.”. “Common Ground” is written by newcomer Ken Cuperus, who was on the writing staff for Season Three. John Sheppard is kidnapped by the Genii and is in the company of a Wraith. Common Ground Trending. While Weir and the others on Atlantis try desperately to find the planet where Kolya is keeping Sheppard prisoner, the Colonel forms a strange bond with the Wraith who work together to escape. Sheppard: Kolya doesn't know where we are. Kolya: The truth is, I would've settled for Doctor McKay, but I don't imagine I would enjoy his constant wailing. Sheppard has a run-in with the Wraith from Common Ground. Eventually, the Wraith agrees to an escape plan. John Sheppard is kidnapped by the Genii and is in the company of a Wraith. 3:02. At that moment, the Atlantis team, who have found out the location of the prison, arrive, and are horrified to see what appears to be the Wraith feeding on Sheppard. Stargate Atlantis. Cast Follow/Fav Not so common ground. 3.01 "No Man's Land Part 2" Sheppard's ship vanishes during a space melee against the Wraith. McKay: (after firing his P-90 at some boxes) I thought I saw something out of the corner of my eye. 50:41. Sheppard: Two... we probably would've never made it to the Stargate anyway. It is excellent. Colonel John Sheppard is captured by Commander Acastus Kolya, who wants the expedition to hand over Ladon Radim, in exchange for returning Sheppard.