SGU 2.09 "Visitation" Episode Guide

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Crewmembers left behind on a seemingly ideal world over a year earlier make a mysterious return.

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MGM/ Official Summary

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

Spoiler Summary

Crewmembers left behind on a seemingly ideal world over a year earlier make a mysterious return.

The Destiny crewmembers left behind on an idyllic planet over a year ago suddenly turn up aboard a shuttle, giving Tamara renewed hope of finding her lost daughter. The circumstances surrounding their surprising return remain a mystery however. Dr. Caine and the others have no memory of how they got there.

Young, fearing alien involvement, isolates Caine and company. Tamara's examination of the former crew verifies not only their identity but also that they are all in perfect physical condition. The investigation of the shuttle reveals the same: it is like new. The mystery takes an unsettling turn when one of the returned crewmembers abruptly drops dead. Wray lobbies Young to let her use regression therapy in the hopes of learning what really happened back on the planet. Young agrees, but the memories stirred prove disastrous for those who've returned.

Meanwhile, as her alien transformation progresses, Chloe prepares her final goodbyes.


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Production Notes

  • "In other writerly news, Paul and Carl are brainstorming #6 and #7, while Rob and Remi look to tackle #8 and #9." — Joseph Mallozzi, February 11, 2010
  • "Today, we spent the morning beating out Remi’s script – episode 9. Alas, no title as of yet but I’m sure Remi will come up with something truly inspired in the next couple of days. We’ll finish up by filling in the missing moments tomorrow..." — Joseph Mallozzi, March 17, 2010
  • "In addition to further discussion on Remi’s episode and a meeting on a couple of the HUGE sets being built for the show’s second season..." — Joseph Mallozzi, March 18, 2010
  • "And I hear that both Remi and Brad will be putting out their scripts early next week, episodes #9 and #13. I really think there should be a rule that prevents a writer from putting out a script until all of the preceding scripts in air order have been released. I’m going to try to regain my writing mojo tonight by having a couple of drinks and forcing the issue." — Joseph Mallozzi, April 23, 2010
  • "Remi handed in his first draft of episode 9, Visitation, and some of the character developments in that episode impact several scenes in Resurgence – meaning I’m going to have to reconsider my attack on the scenes in question." — Joseph Mallozzi, April 29, 2010
  • "...Remi is working on his rewrite of Visitation..." — Joseph Mallozzi, May 3, 2010
  • "...Remi continues his rewrite of Visitation..." — Joseph Mallozzi, May 12, 2010
  • "Remi is working on his rewrite of episode #9, Visitation, in which the crew must fathom a baffling encounter." — Joseph Mallozzi, May 14, 2010
  • "It involves a visitation from some unexpected guests." — Remi Aubuchon, writer, in Mallozzi's weblog, June 15, 2010
  • Major D. Davis also writes: "Will characters faith, personal beliefs, or religion be furthered explored in SGU season 2?" Answer: "As a matter of fact, yes. Visitation, episode 9, comes to mind." — Joseph Mallozzi, July 23, 2010
  • Major D. Davis writes: "Have you guys filmed Visitation yet?" Answer: "Nope. It’s first up after the hiatus." — Joseph Mallozzi, July 27, 2010
  • "We have an episode called 'Visitation.' I guess I may as well just say it ... The people who we left behind in 'Faith' on that planet ... they're back ... There's a lot of interesting reveals in that story. ... Again, we take it in a different direction than you would expect. And it is, I think, a lovely story." — Brad Wright, Blastr interview, November 2, 2010
  • "Also watched a Day 2 mix of #209, Visitation. I had my reservations about this particular story early on but I must admit that the near-finished episode is both engaging and thought-provoking." — Joseph Mallozzi, November 5, 2010

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--DeeKayP 03:47, 30 April 2010 (UTC)