SGU 2.05 "Cloverdale" Episode Guide

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While surveying a new planet, Lt. Scott becomes infected by a plant-like creature. As he suffers hallucinations and falls in and out of consciousness, Tamara seeks a way to treat him.

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MGM/ Official Summary

Official summary is not available as this episode has not yet aired in the United States.


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Production Notes

  • "More spinning today in the writers’ room and more headway made on those first ten episodes. ... Brad’s idea falls in the four slot, so he’ll take that one, which means Rob will be jumping on 3." — Joseph Mallozzi, October 28, 2009
  • "After breaking the first four episodes of season one Monday through Thursday, we spent a far more leisurely Friday discussing the general premise for the fifth, a.k.a.’s Brad’s episode. Unlike everyone else in the room, Brad prefers a less structured, more free-flowing approach to scriptwriting so, in his case, no breaking required, just a gentle couple of hours in the spin cycle. Still, I’d call that five for five." — Joseph Mallozzi, November 6, 2009
  • "As for Brad’s outline – Outline? He don’t need no stinking outline!" — Joseph Mallozzi, November 21, 2009
  • "The rest of the afternoon was devoted to more chitchat and trying to figure out why the Bridge Studios decided to upgrade the perfectly-fine network so that, now, no one can either print or stay online for any significant amount of time. Brad couldn’t open his script and when he tried to print it, had the page count balloon to about 117 pages. Paul, now wearing his Exec Producer’s hat for the show’s second season, made the executive call and informed him: 'Yeah, that’s too long.' I, on the other hand, smell a two-parter." — Joseph Mallozzi, January 11, 2010
  • "Brad’s script was long only as a result of a printer screw-up. No two-parter." — Joseph Mallozzi, February 4, 2010
  • "We discussed potential locations for Paul and Brad’s episodes and I got a sneak peek at some pretty fearsome-looking alien creatures – not to be confused with “those other aliens”." — Joseph Mallozzi, March 1, 2010
  • "Yesterday, we received a visit from our friends at Syfy, Exec. VP of Original Programming Mark Stern and Director of Development Erika Kennair, who dropped by to talk travel, television and, oh yeah, Stargate: Universe. We spent the afternoon discussing the first five scripts of season two and beyond – character developments, story arcs, and surprises in store for the not too distant future. It was a pleasant and ultimately fruitful sit-down that yielded some terrific ideas that I was quite excited about… until I sat down in front of my laptop this morning and realized I would now have to incorporate these terrific ideas into the rewrite of Awakening. Don’t get me wrong. I really do like the notions we came up with. They’ll help clarify some of the character motivations and offer up interesting revelations about her heroes. I just hate rewrites. Even more than I hate writing first drafts." — Joseph Mallozzi, March 12, 2010
  • "Brad, meanwhile, put out a full pink draft of Cloverdale. It’s one of those scripts the cast will LOVE working on it. They’re going to have tons of fun." — Joseph Mallozzi, April 13, 2010
  • "Cloverdale (episode #5) was shooting on location today in – where else? – Cloverdale..." — Joseph Mallozzi, April 28, 2010
  • "This afternoon, we watched a cut of episode #5, Cloverdale. I can’t wait to see the finished visual effects on this one!" — Joseph Mallozzi, May 14, 2010
  • "Watched the director's cut of #SGU 's EPS 205 last night. EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC" — Mark Savela, Twitter, May 15, 2010

Further Reading

--DeeKayP 13:59, 26 January 2010 (UTC)