Sci-fi greenlights STARGATE: UNIVERSE

Discussion in 'Stargate' started by Ghostface1701, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. Gep Malakai

    Gep Malakai Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Probably a lot, since the point where the show went down the toilet happened to be almost the exact time he left. :(
     
  2. sidious618

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    I'm more interested in who the writers wil be as opposed to who the actors are. It's the writing that will make or break this show.
     
  3. Samurai8472

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    7 was so so for me with the reduction of RDA.Good Cliffhanger

    8- RDA phoned it in completely

    9- Shakey start with the team disbanded and Cameron/browder. Another Good cliffhanger

    10- eh
     
  4. Kpnuts

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    SG-1 went crap rather quickly after season 6.

    When did Glassner leave the show?
     
  5. Kpnuts

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    Probably, like I did with SG-1 post season 6, in the hope that it got better. Unfortunately SG-1 just got worse and worse, and seasons 9 and 10 are a complete embarrassment.
     
  6. Gatekeeper

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    Out with "Stargate Atlantis" and in with "Stargate Universe." Well, if nothing else, at least SG fans (including myself, to one degree or another) won't be left twisting in the wind, with no SG whatsoever to sink their teeth into.

    FWIW, I keep hoping "Star Trek" might one day return to the small screen.

    Gatekeeper
     
  7. Skywalker

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    Dude, that sounds awesome! They should make that instead! :lol:
     
  8. DWF

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    Jonathan Glassner left after the third season of SG1 and I don't think the series for some reason went bad after he left.
     
  9. MPH

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    Im my eyes s4 and 5 where the best of SG1 so to say it went to shit when Glassner left is wrong.
     
  10. Vahki

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    I think there was a marked change in quality when the show moved to SciFi, season 6 was ok but I lost interest in the show after that despite the fact I had been an absolutely fanatical watcher all seasons 1-5.
     
  11. Gep Malakai

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    Really? I thought he was the guy who took off sometime around season six. If that wasn't him, who was it? :confused:
     
  12. DWF

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    None of the exec producers left after the sixth season.
     
  13. Gep Malakai

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    Okay, then I must be going insane, because I could have sworn there was a discussion in this forum not too long ago talking about the perceived decline of the show, where several people pinned it on (x) leaving around season six.

    Oh well. Season six was the last good season no matter what. :lol:
     
  14. Harvey

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    Well, Michael Shanks left during season six, and that's also the first year Richard Dean Anderson started having a significantly reduced presence.

    But, yeah, Glassner left at the end of season three. I always found this a little weird, especially since he's the one on the season one documentaries who proclaims that the series could go on for ten years! I know I've asked this question before, but has anyone ever followed up on Glassner? I know he moved onto CSI: Miami for a season, but after that he's dropped off the map completely. Personal issues? Problems with other writers on SG-1? Both? Neither?
     
  15. DWF

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    He left SG1 because his wife was pregnant and he wanted to move back to LA and he went on the make the updated Invisible Man series, but since he left CSI Miami he's been on two other shows Heist and Standoff.

    http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0322106/

    And Shanks came back after season six he left as a regular at the end of season five.
     
  16. Harvey

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    Now I remember. You've told me this before. Thanks.

    Although, I do have to wonder, what is he up to now? The last show he executive produced ended over a year ago. And he hasn't written a thing since 2004.
     
  17. DWF

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    Well he hasn't sold anything that doesn't mean he hasn't written anything, he seems to be pretty good at starting shows but he doesn't stay with tem for very long.
     
  18. Harvey

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    That's true, although he doesn't even have any "in development" projects listed at IMDB. He's pretty established as writer, producer, and director, so the fact that he hasn't worked in any of those capacities in over a year makes me wonder.

    I'd also point out that of the shows he's worked on since he had to leave Stargate for personal reasons, four were canceled after one season: The Invisible Man, Odyssey Five, Heist, and Standoff.

    His association with CSI seemed to have lasted longer (consulting producer/writer on CSI: Miami for a year [2003-2004], and a stable director for that franchise for two years [2005-2007]), but even that has seemingly ended now.

    Is he paid a lot as "executive consultant/developer" for Stargate SG-1, even though he has no active involvement in that series or the following DVD movies? Perhaps that is enough money for him to get by.
     
  19. Mr. Adventure

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    Is there any reason for this to be a *Stargate* series? I guess they want to bank on the name recognition but it comes at the cost of bringing baggage along. I wonder if they wouldn't do better making a fresh start if they are looking to shift the target audience.
     
  20. DWF

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    The Stargate series are still huge sellers around the world and MGM finally began to realize that towards the end of SG1, so as long as it's a huge moneymaker for them interenationally I can't see them not wanting a new series.