The BEST Episodes of Stargate Universe
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 4, 2019
The previously unknown purpose of the ninth chevron is revealed and takes a group of refugees on a one-way trip to a millions of years old Ancient-built ship. Led by Dr. Nicolas Rush and Colonel Everett Young, the refugees are trapped on the ship, unable to change its programmed mission.
#1 - Epilogue (2)
Season 2 - Episode 18
While attempting to return a group of colonists to their home, the crew finds that the planet is on the verge of seismic destruction.
#2 - Gauntlet
Season 2 - Episode 20
Blocked by Command Ships at every star and unable to gate for supplies without alerting the drones, Destiny must take a stand or be left adrift.
#3 - Blockade
Season 2 - Episode 19
When the command ships blockade stars along Destiny's path, the crew must find a different, superhot star to recharge at. Eli and Rush are forced to pilot the ship in, while the rest of the crew evacuates to a nearby planet... only to discover that the drones are already there.
#4 - Common Descent (1)
Season 2 - Episode 17
Destiny comes upon a colony where the people claim their civilization was founded two thousand years earlier ... by Destiny's crew.
#5 - Twin Destinies
Season 2 - Episode 12
Rush travels back in time to avert a disaster, meeting a past version of himself.
#6 - Resurgence (1)
Season 2 - Episode 10
The crew's new-found control over Destiny's flight path introduces new risks when they find themselves in the middle of a war between two races.
#7 - Hope
Season 2 - Episode 14
Chloe's body is taken over by another consciousness. Meanwhile, Dr. Volker is stricken with a mysterious illness.
#8 - Incursion (2)
Season 1 - Episode 20
As Young and Camille attempt to resolve the hostage crisis with Kiva, Destiny suffers from power fluctuations and blackouts due to its proximity to a binary pulsar.
#9 - Seizure
Season 2 - Episode 15
Rush slips into a coma in the neural interface chair, and Amanda connects with him in the ship’s matrix, but Ginn informs Eli of a problem with that scenario. Elsewhere, Dr. Rodney McKay’s plan to dial the ninth chevron address hits a snag.
#10 - The Greater Good
Season 2 - Episode 7
Rush and Young investigate an abandoned alien craft which is just outside the Destiny. While they do this, the crew onboard the ship find the bridge and discover that Rush is responsible for the countdown clock not activating when the ship emerges from FTL.
#11 - Air (1)
Season 1 - Episode 1
When Icarus Base is attacked, it's inhabitants are forced to flee through the Stargate. The base was created on a distant planet to take advantage of a powerful energy supply located there. Their goal is to try and determine the purpose of the mysterious ninth symbol of the Stargate which they have never been able to lock in. In going through the Stargate, they are transported not to Earth but onto an very old, apparently uninhabited but huge spacecraft. With the group's commander injured, Lt. Scott and the chief scientist, Dr. Nicholas Rush lead the exploration of the craft. Several areas of the ship have been damaged but it is basically functional. They are able to learn that they are in fact billions of light years from Earth.
#12 - Intervention (3)
Season 2 - Episode 1
Everett and the crew continue their efforts to save Destiny while holding off the Lucian Alliance invaders.
#13 - Incursion (1)
Season 1 - Episode 19
An enemy from the Milky Way has boarded the Destiny and has taken hostages. Is it possible that they know how to get back or have they stranded themselves as well?
#14 - Subversion
Season 1 - Episode 18
Earth's Stargate Program isn't the only group in the Milky Way that's interested in the Ancients' Destiny. What's worse, this long-time foe may have a spy among those closest to the Icarus project.
#15 - Deliverance (2)
Season 2 - Episode 11
Locked in a battle with a Drone Command Ship, the Destiny is surprised by the arrival of the Aliens that abducted Rush and Chloe.
#16 - Malice
Season 2 - Episode 8
Simeon makes his escape from Destiny, sending Nicholas Rush on a vengeful mission. But Young and Greer attempt to retrieve Simeon unharmed.
#17 - Light
Season 1 - Episode 5
With the ship on a collision course, the crew must decide who will stay and who will flee on the shuttle to try and find a habitable planet.
#18 - Awakening
Season 2 - Episode 3
The crew encounters a ship remarkably similar to Destiny, which may hold the key to their returning home.
#19 - Space (1)
Season 1 - Episode 11
A snafu with the communications stones lands Col. Young's consciousness in an unknown being, resulting in a standoff between the Destiny and an alien vessel and the abduction of Chloe.
#20 - Sabotage
Season 1 - Episode 16
When one of the twelve FTL drive modules on the Destiny explodes due to an overload, the crew calls upon a brilliant scientist from Earth to help find a solution.
#21 - Divided (2)
Season 1 - Episode 12
Dr. Nicholas Rush and Chloe suffer nightmares following their ordeal on the alien vessel, and Rush suspects that a tracking device may have been placed on the ship's hull. Later, a splinter group on Destiny executes a coup with life-threatening consequences.
#22 - The Hunt
Season 2 - Episode 16
An alien creature attacks an exploration team from Destiny, taking two crew members captive.
#23 - Air (2)
Season 1 - Episode 2
The survivors arrive on an uninhabited ship floating billions of light years away from Earth. Panic spreads throughout the group and Col. Young, who was severely injured during the escape, transfers command to Lt. Matthew Scott, before lapsing into unconsciousness. Teams led by Dr. Rush and Sgt. Greer try to make sense of the situation, while Lt. Tamara Johansen, a medic who was days away from leaving the program, is thrust into the role of chief medical officer.
#24 - Alliances
Season 2 - Episode 13
Camille and Sgt. Greer are trapped when Homeworld Command comes under attack.
#25 - Justice
Season 1 - Episode 10
Everyone is shocked when a member of the crew is found dead from a gunshot wound. While at first glance it appears to be suicide, the gun is nowhere to be found. The crew is confined to quarters while a search is performed and when the gun shows up in Col. Young’s quarters, he becomes the number one suspect.