Stargate Atlantis

10 Worst Episodes of Stargate Atlantis

With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to contact Earth, but their explorations unexpectedly reawaken the Ancients' deadly enemies, The Wraith, who hunger for this new prey. Now with the help of newfound local allies like Teyla Emmagan, the Atlantis Team sets about to uncover their new home's secrets even as their war of survival against the Wraith begins.

Written by Sophie and last updated on nov 08, 2023.

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Stargate Atlantis - S4E7

#10 - Missing (Season 4 - Episode 7)

During a visit to New Athos, Teyla and Dr. Keller find themselves on the run from a primitive tribe of warriors.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 510 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S1E12

#9 - The Defiant One (Season 1 - Episode 12)


Sheppard's team investigates a downed Wraith ship, and find themselves stuck on a planet with a lone Wraith survivor.

The episode was rated 7.56 from 618 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S3E9

#8 - Phantoms (Season 3 - Episode 9)

Sheppard and Ronon are influenced by a mind-altering device created by the Wraith while on a mission to rescue a lost team.

The episode was rated 7.55 from 500 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S2E7

#7 - Instinct (Season 2 - Episode 7)


The team discovers a young Wraith girl who has been raised by a human, and is in hiding from the people of her human village in fear of her life.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 556 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S3E13

#6 - Irresponsible (Season 3 - Episode 13)

The team finds Lucius Lavin manipulating the people of another hapless planet, using Ancient technology to pose as an invincible hero.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 500 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S4E4

#5 - Doppelgänger (Season 4 - Episode 4)


During an off-world mission Colonel Sheppard unknowingly becomes host to an alien entity, which infects others in Atlantis and afflicts them with terrifying nightmares.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 527 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S4E14

#4 - Harmony (Season 4 - Episode 14)

Colonel Sheppard and Dr. McKay must protect a child princess on a pilgrimage before she can become queen, and learn that she has dangerous enemies threatening her life.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 499 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S1E6

#3 - Childhood's End (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Sheppard and the team visit a world where no one is over 24 years old -- because of a ritual suicide practice they believe keeps the Wraith at bay.

The episode was rated 7.47 from 666 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S3E6

#2 - The Real World (Season 3 - Episode 6)

Elizabeth Weir wakes up in a mental institution, where she is told that the expedition to Atlantis and the Stargate are figments of her imagination.

The episode was rated 7.41 from 497 votes.

Stargate Atlantis - S5E13

#1 - Inquisition (Season 5 - Episode 13)


A new coalition of human worlds puts the Atlantis team on trial for their alleged crimes against the Pegasus Galaxy.

The episode was rated 7.23 from 497 votes.

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