Take a bunch of random people, stick them on a space ship and make sure that they have no way of getting home any time soon, and definitely not without some level of discomfort and entertaining – to other people, of course – adventures. Yes, it’s a classic TV trope, and one that keeps producing greatness. Welcome to the five best lost-in-space shows.
Props, wardrobe, set decorations and more from Stargate, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe will be sold this weekend at Vancouver’s Bridge Studios, home to the sci-fi franchise for the past 14 years.
In an open letter to fans, network Senior Vice President Craig Engler explains that declining ratings, which at one point fell to 1.7 million viewers, was the sole reason behind the show’s cancellation.
A moment of silence, please, for Syfy’s SGU: Stargate Universe, which finishes its run with Monday’s episode, “Gauntlet.” Not only am I personally sad about the show’s cancellation, I also think that it’s bad news for Syfy overall. After all: Where are the network’s science fiction shows now?
It’s the beginning of the end for fan favorite Stargate Universe, which will debut the first of its 10 final episodes on March 7. Sanctuary, meanwhile, will continue its third season on April 15.
The cancellation of Stargate Universe means the frequently discussed Stargate Atlantis direct-to-DVD movie has been shelved “indefinitely,” executive producer Joseph Mallozzi says. A fourth installment of the sci-fi franchise “isn’t even being considered.”
Stargate fans, take notice: the fine folks over at Propworx have teamed up with Spinoff Online to introduce you to some authentic Stargate props currently up for auction! This week: the Goa’uld Cargo Hold Wall Light!
Stargate Universe star David Blue talks to SpinOff Online about playing Eli Wallace on Syfy’s hit series, his love for Lost, Fringe and Star Trek: The Next Generation, social networking and what the future may hold for Destiny‘s resident math genius.