Carson Beckett was a male Tau'ri doctor and the Chief Medical Officer of the Atlantis expedition from 2004 to 2007, a position he held for four years up until his death in 2007. FIRST APPEARED: Rising, Part 1. Rated: NC-17. Colonel John Sheppard, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Dr. Rodney McKay stole a Puddle Jumper and went to New Athos through the McKay/Carter Intergalactic Gate Bridge, picked up Teyla Emmagan and Ronon Dex from the Athosian settlement and returned to Atlantis to retake control of the city. When he saw that the team were outnumbered, he fought McKay for a machine gun and over which one of them would get to go help the others. Colonel John Sheppard and Dr. Rodney McKay for perforated ear drums after getting to close to a pair of Flagisallus. PLAYED BY: Paul McGillion (web site) Colonel John Sheppard and Major General Jack O'Neill, was drafted to sit in the Control chair to fire if necessary. (SGA: "Critical Mass"), He was called to the Lord Protector's Planet by Lt. Lt. After McKay suffered a seizure, he determined that the stress of two consciousnesses was too much for McKay's body to handle and if one of them didn't let go both of them would die. Acting on a lead provided by Todd in exchange for research notes on the Hoffan drug, a strike team stormed an abandoned building guarded by some of Michael's lackeys. (SGA: "The Ark"), After Dr. Harriet Hewston and Dr. James Watson were exposed to radiation from an unknown device, he gave them a full exam. Actor Follow/Fav Carson's Farewell. Despite the large amount of blood there appeared to be no wound. Enemy At the Gate - With Earth under attack by a Wraith super hive, Carson takes the command chair and pilots the city into battle. Mar 6, 2019 - Ladies (& gentlemen), here it is: The first official Carson Beckett / Paul McGillion Thunk thread. Dr. Radek Zelenka was only able to remove McKay as there wasn't enough power. Rising, Part 1 - Beckett, weary of experimenting with Ancient technology, learns that he is compatible, and travels to the Pegasus Galaxy to offer his services at Atlantis base. (SGA: "The Siege, Part 2"), After Lt. Aiden Ford was found in the ocean, he discovered that he had received a massive dose of the Wraith enzyme and was going to suffer from withdrawal. Colonel John Sheppard's team discovered two stasis pods in orbit in the Kohal system and the inhabitants' consciousness was transferred into Dr. Elizabeth Weir, he determined the imprinting would only last a few hours. Saved by Jane Hughes. Died In fact, it was Beckett who discovered the gene necessary to operate many Ancient devices. When the Stargate fell into the lava, he assisted people to the Daedalus beam out locations and to the Ancient ship Orion. Whispers - Sheppard and Beckett visit a planet where a team has found a laboratory abandoned by Michael, only to find themselves up against his vicious experiments. 2007 (original)clone still alive It is difficult to write a paradise when all the superficial indications are that you ought to write an apocalypse. He was eventually found in 2008, by Lt. After a plan was devised to cloak the city, he watched over Teyla Emmagan as she sent a message to the Wraith. When McKay came up with a solution, Cadman kissed him in McKay's body in case it didn't work much to McKay's repulsion. The series’ fourth season launches Friday, September 28 at 10pm ET/PT.This isn’t the first tiime that Stargate producers have nixed a favorite doc., however. Runner - Carson removes a Wraith tracking device embedded in Ronon Dex's back, amazed that the man requires no anesthetic. Rank His study led to the first insights into Wraith physiology. Colonel John Sheppard's team called him to test Zaddik's serum that supposedly prevents a Wraith's need to feed, but later learned that the serum was ineffective, as Ellia had been sneaking out to feed on a Human periodically. Once inside, McKay discovered he could not drain the water and the outer door was jammed. They … Colonel John Sheppard was captured by Commander Acastus Kolya and feed on by a Wraith, he advised Dr. Elizabeth Weir that if she was going to make the deal she should do it soon and not let him be feed on again. Luckily, he escaped on the rescue Puddle Jumper while Lt. When Sheppard could not be revived, he had them enter the Event horizon and then revived him when he reached Atlantis. Paul McGillion as Carson Beckett. Poisoning the Well - Beckett helps the Hoffans develop a drug that prevents the Wraith from feeding on a human, and is shocked when they continue innoculating their people despite a 50 percent mortality rate. He displays more confidence in using the Control chair than the original Beckett and is able to pilot Atlantis home to Earth and during the Battle of the Super-hive, landing the city on Earth afterwards. And writer Joseph Mallozzi decided he'd dropped some major knowledge on fans and fill us in on all the schemes that never made it to air. His dedication to the Hippocratic Oath has forced him into difficult situations at times; when Charin, an elderly member of Teyla Emmagan's people, desired to die naturally despite Beckett's insistence that he could save her and add several more years to her life with medicine, he almost went against Teyla's wishes by trying to treat her anyway, citing his oath to preserve life but was swayed by Teyla in the end. Colonel John Sheppard recognized that Lt. Aiden Ford was responsible and took his team and Lorne's team to the planet to search for him. Sunday - Carson acts against orders to save a patient's life, and is killed in the line of duty when the tumor he has successfully removed explodes. Writers brought the character back a year later (in the form of a clone), making Carson Beckett the second main character to be killed off on screen and then brought back from the dead. Later, he lead a mission to M6H-491 to retrieve more herb for Lucius. Biographical information The next day on the mandatory rest day, he was set to go on a fishing trip with Dr. Rodney McKay but McKay canceled to spend time with Dr. Katie Brown. Beckett accidentally activated a dormant drone weapon, but was able to shut it back down before it harmed General O'Neill and Major Sheppard as they traveled toward the base in a helicopter. Carson Beckett was a male Tau'ri doctor and the Chief Medical Officer of the Atlantis expedition from 2004 to 2007, a position he held for four years up until his death in 2007. (SGA: "The Storm", "The Eye"), When an Ancient nanovirus was released from the Nanite lab, he was called in to discover the cause of the deaths of Dr. Wagner and Dr. Johnson. When McKay awoke they discovered that Cadman's consciousness was trapped in McKay's head. Though he always wrestled with the ethics of it, his retrovirus was used successfully on a Wraith nicknamed Michael and on an entire ship of Wraith soldiers. I don't ever remember a time in my life where I belonged." Preferring to work from the infirmary, Beckett despises Stargate travel, describing the process as "bloody insanity" and only rarely goes on missions with Atlantis Reconnaissance 1 when his medic skills are needed. Stargate Atlantis was canceled after its fifth season, but the story wasn't supposed to end there. Bates piloted a Puddle Jumper to take it down, but it self-destructed before Carson was able to get a clear shot. However it had happened, he was back. Fortunately, the experiment was a success. Genre: Slash, Threesome. Colonel John Sheppard's team captures a Wraith, later to be known as "Michael Kenmore" and tested the retrovirus on him. Tau'ri A member of the expedition under the command of Elizabeth Weir, Beckett traveled through the Stargate to Atlantis. Paul has a degree in Teaching and while studying at University, got involved in various sports including wrestling. (SGA: "Phantoms"), After the Lanteans were rescued from their ship, the Tria, Captain Helia retook control of the city. "Carson, it would make me feel better sending you off-world if I knew you could defend yourself in an emergency," Elizabeth's genuine concern and caring was obvious. After Koyla was shot by Sheppard, Beckett confirmed his death. The Kindred, Part 1 - Sheppard's team is stunned when they find Carson, alive and well, in one of the Wraith Michael's prison cells. He attempted to find a replacement but Dr. Radek Zelenka, Lt. Since the expedition's second year of operation, Beckett started to develop a retrovirus to suppress the Iratus bug part of an individual Wraith to transform them into a human. Beckett was incredibly relieved when Sheppard revealed he was in control of the Hive Ship. He was hired to join the Atlantis expedition in Antarctica. But fans of Carson Beckett quickly rallied, launching a write-in campaign and even holding a Scottish-themed protest (with pipe band) outside the Bridge Studios! Hot Zone - Beckett discovers a deadly virus that is plaguing Atlantis expedition members with terrifying visions before killing them. On his way back to the Stargate, Dr. Rodney McKay and Lt. Laura Cadman were scooped up by a Wraith beam. During their conversation, he unknowingly admitted his admiration for her. Colonel John Sheppard's team to exam the Lord Protector. Colonel John Sheppard. When more Flagisallus arrived, he suffered from a nose bleed. Michael - His retrovirus now ready for trial, Beckett administers it to a captured Wraith. Beckett is a pacifist by nature and rarely engages in violence, only doing so as a last resort in most instances. Beckett was originally assigned as a representative from Scotland to the Ancient outpost in the Antarctic, where it was discovered that he possessed a rare gene from the Ancients that allows him to use their technology. The retrovirus had the added bonus of causing amnesia in the test subject, unfortunately, this proved only temporary as pieces of his former self broke through. (SGA: "Epiphany"), When Teyla Emmagan's surrogate grandmother Charin fell ill, he traveled to her with to the mainland to perform an exam on her. Word Count: 53,034. Atlantis expedition While assisting in investigating the "bone-rot" that afflicted the lower classes on the planet Halcyon, Beckett's compassion was a key factor in changing the mind of Erony, the daughter of the planet's ruler Daus, regarding her peoples' brutal way of life, when she realized that Carson had displayed more genuine sorrow when learning about the death of her mother than most of the people who had actually known Erony's mother. McKay explained that Watson was about to explode and he and his team must evacuate. Michael eventually realized he was a test subject, and escaped back to the Wraith. Sheppard had been infected by Ellia and he began to slowly mutate. Dr. Beckett successfully removed the tumor and saved his patient's life, but during the hand-off to the explosives disposal unit the tumor detonated, engulfing him in flames. He later treated Lt. Colonel John Sheppard and Lucius with the help of the villagers. Ancient Technology Activation gene therapy, https://stargate.fandom.com/wiki/Carson_Beckett?oldid=433405, It is apparent that Carson has a sibling named, The character is evidently comparable to Dr. McCoy from. He is unfailingly devoted to the health and well-being of the Atlantis expedition members and treats his patients with great care. Biologist and the first chief medical doctor at Earth's Atlantis base in the Pegasus Galaxy. And not only did they Kill off Carson but a few episodes later they killed off Weir too. (SGA: "The Intruder"), Beckett examined the body of the Wraith that Major Evan Lorne and Dr. Parrish found on P3M-736. Despite the fact that Beckett himself was not especially technologically inclined, Dr. Rodney McKay forced him into the outpost's command chair in the hopes of learning something more about the technology. After arriving back on Atlantis, he, along with Ford and Teyla Emmagan saved Major John Sheppard from a Genii trap and helped him retake the city. He also placed Bates in a medically induced coma. After that was accomplished, he joined the rest of the expedition returning to Atlantis. His role as chief medical officer on Atlantis was taken over by one of his friends and colleagues, Jennifer Keller. Sheppard kidnapped and flew him to the mainland in order to detox him. Duet - Carson tries to help Rodney McKay with his romantic life, only to find that he himself is the object of Lt. Cadman's affections ... who is herself trapped in Rodney's body. (SGA: "Before I Sleep"), When a Wraith Dart was detected heading toward Atlantis, he and Sgt. Race He was born with the Ancient Technology Activation gene, which he discovered and enables him to access Ancient technology, but doesn't have complete control over such tech, though his ability improved over time with practice. Thirty Eight Minutes - After an alien insect attaches itself to Sheppard's neck, Beckett tries to find a way to free him -- via radio. He later found that the bodies died of radiation poisoning indicating they are Genii. The entire expedition were requested to leave and returned to Earth, where Beckett became a medical officer for Stargate Command. Later, he treated the Genii prisoners including Dahlia Radim, Ladon Radim's sister. Later, the Atlantis expedition discovered a planet called Hoff where the inhabitants were attempting to develop a drug that would make them immune to Wraith feeding. Somewhere for us to admire all the goodness that is the wonderful, loyal, moral Dr Beckett. Political information (SGA: "The Kindred, Part 1", "The Kindred, Part 2"), Dr. Jennifer Keller later found the formula for the drug Michael had been using to keep the clone alive when Dr. Rodney McKay retrieved Michael's medical data from his database. Although his character died in season three, the actor made appearances in … The Kindred, Part 2 - The team brings Carson back to Atlantis where they learn he is a clone, engineered by Michael more than two years ago. Spanish Speaking Countries Sci Fi Shows Stargate Atlantis Recent Events The Thing Is How To Speak Spanish Secret Obsession Actors Origins. Stargate Atlantis Big Bang Challenge; Exile from Atlantis; Original Character Death(s) Alternate Universe - Canon Divergence; Summary. After Perna died due to the drug, a disgusted Carson, along with Major John Sheppard's team left the planet, no longer planning an alliance between them. (SGA: "The Return, Part 1", "The Return, Part 2"), When Teyla Emmagan began to see visions of Lanteans, he scanned her but could not find any abnormalities. (SGA: "The Siege, Part 1"), During the Battle of Atlantis, he was sent to the Control chair to activate it after the Mark II Naquadah generator was tied into its power supply. (SGA: "Common Ground"), When Major Leonard's team went missing on M1B-129, he and Lt. This led him to develop a retrovirus, which effectively strips the iratus bug DNA elements out of a target patient and leaves only the human elements. Barroso. After Michael and several others started to revert, Beckett was captured by Michael and interrogated for the location of the Nuclear warhead that Sheppard left as a failsafe. They headed back to the Stargate but the Leonard used C-4 to blow up the Dial Home Device and then shot at them from the tree line. Identity - Dr. Beckett is on hand to help Jennifer Keller when she finds herself the victim of an accidental body swap. https://www.gateworld.net/wiki/index.php?title=Carson_Beckett&oldid=12344. The sixth of seven children, Paul's family emigrated to Canada from Paisley, Scotland when he was just 2 years old. Allegiances Back from the Well . These novels begin by looking at the events that led to Atlantis returning to the Pegasus Galaxy, including a new war against the powerful Wraith Queen Death, McKay being briefly brainwashed and converted into a Wraith scientist, a confrontation with Queen Death that ends with a new treaty between Atlantis and the Wraith, and the return of Elizabeth Weir and Aiden Ford after their apparent 'deaths'. Chief Medical Officer Colonel John Sheppard's team, unintentionally, because the real Beckett was killed in an explosion a year previously. Colonel John Sheppard's team was trapped in a moon base that was losing orbit, he was part of the rescue team. Beckett came up with a plan to use Iratus bug embryonic stem cells to replace Sheppard's mutating cells. (SGA: "Irresistible"), When Dr. Rodney McKay returned from Keturah's planet with an arrow lodged in his glute, he gave him a large dose of morphine and removed it. (SGA: "Hide and Seek"), When Major John Sheppard and his team's Puddle Jumper was lodged in the Stargate, he instructed Lt. Aiden Ford and Teyla Emmagan on how to remove the Iratus bug. I can't believe that they have Killed off Carson! Carson acted against orders to perform emergency surgery on an expedition scientist, removing a highly volatile tumor created by exposure to previously unknown Ancient technology in the city. Colonel John Sheppard and Ronon Dex but not before feeding on Sheppard's arm. (SGA: "Sateda"), When Lt. (SGA: "Trinity"). This proved difficult for him as he became choked up on several occasions. After Dr. Daniel Jackson successfully deciphered the Stargate address of Atlantis, Beckett had volunteered to join the expedition as the Chief Medical Officer of Atlantis. Sheppard did his best to evade them but had to submerge the Jumper and enter the underwater Jumper bay. McGillion’s character, Dr. Carson Beckett, was abruptly offed in an explosion during a third season episode titled "Sunday." Though he is the clone of the original Beckett, he ranks second in the chair ranking system, after Lt. (SGA: "Letters from Pegasus"), After Teyla Emmagan discovered a hidden Wraith lab and retrieved a Wraith data storage device, he discovered that Teyla has Wraith DNA in her genetic makeup. His friend Rodney McKay has told the clone that, as far as he is concerned, he is Carson -- back from the dead. (SGA: "Enemy at the Gate", "Legacy: Homecoming"). He discovered the enzyme sack had been removed. Later, he treated Lt. Aiden Ford after he was attacked by the Shadow creature. (SGA: "Tao of Rodney"), When Lt. Beckett served with distinction on Atlantis for three years before he was tragically killed in the line of duty. (SGA: "Rising"), Shortly after arriving, he developed the Ancient Technology Activation gene therapy and tested it on Dr. Rodney McKay. He also inoculated the team sent from Stargate Command with the Ancient Technology Activation gene therapy. His initial fear proved well founded when Chancellor Druhin of Hoff began mass vaccinations which revealed a 50% mortality rate. They were together again.” PAIRING: Carson/Rodney FANDOM: Stargate Atlantis RATING: FRT WORD COUNT: ~850 SPOILERS: Up to “The Kindred, Part … (SGA: "Allies", "Misbegotten"), He was sent to Lucius' planet by Lt. (SGA: "Rising", "Letters from Pegasus"), Beckett's two most prominent achievements were the development the Ancient Technology Activation gene therapy that delivers the gene to 48% of recipients and the retrovirus that suppresses the Iratus bug elements in Wraith DNA. Unfortunately, the clone Beckett's body was deteriorating, so the Atlantis personnel were forced to put him in a stasis pod. He is also frequently nervous when utilizing Lantean weapons technology e.g. Luckily, McKay and Sheppard were able to divert the Coronal mass ejection with the Daedalus shield boosted by the Zero Point Module. The Eye - Beckett pilots a Puddle Jumper from the mainland through a dangerous storm, bringing much-needed backup for Major Sheppard. Earth The alliance turned out to be a ruse for the Wraith to get to Earth though Michael himself was apparently unaware of it. A short time later, he began to see the visions as well. Colonel John Sheppard piloted the shuttle. (SGA: "The Hive"), When Lt. the Control chair and flying Puddle Jumpers. When Sheppard and Teyla Emmagan were captured, he traveled to P3M-736 to remove the Wraith tracking device from Ronon Dex. Beckett was slowly guided to successfully deactivate the drone. (SGA: "Sunday")Dr. Jennifer Keller discovered that the Beckett they discovered was a clone, since the Telomeres had shortened from the man of his age. Misbegotten - Beckett nervously tries to keep a colony of Wraith who have been turned into humans from discovering what they really are, and falls into Michael's clutches. The test proved successful on him and later on 46% of those who received it. Later, Cadman took control of McKay's body and pretended to be McKay. The test was a preliminary success until the Wraith test subject died from 'food poisoning' and the human test subject died anyway. He was successful in disabling it but they were captured shortly after. (SGA: "The Seed"), This clone returned to Earth as he was technically not a member of the expedition (being a clone of someone who was officially dead), however, he later returned to the Pegasus galaxy to travel to various planets there and act as a doctor to the people. He was suspicious as she was far too healthy for her society's level of advancement. During that time, he bought a bunch of baby Turtles, because he was allergic to Cats and felt too busy to have a Dog. Along with a personal quest to stabilize his own physiology he has taken on Dr. Beckett's ethic and mission, traveling to planets throughout the … Once the herb's effects had worn off, they allowed themselves to be captured and taken back to the city. In the far, distant past, at least one Ancient became an ancestor in Beckett's family line, passing down the Ancient Technology Activation gene to him. They developed an aerosol gas and tested it on a Wraith subject. Bad Day . He refused and with the help of Marie he successfully removed the tumor, and decided to take it halfway to the demolitions unit. Carson does come up with creative ideas in intense situations (Ne) but prefers to go off what he knows. (SGA: "Hide and Seek", "Michael"). (SGA: "The Gift"), When Sgt. He was rescued by Sheppard's team and they escaped back to Nightwind's hive ship. "I missed out on a lot of things – any kind of social event, you know, parties and dances. He returned to Scotland during his early teens for a few years before heading back to Canada. He brought McKay back to the infirmary in Atlantis. (SGA: "Inferno"), A few weeks later, Michael Kenmore brought a Hive Ship to Atlantis, so that they can use Beckett's retrovirus to spread amongst their rival Wraith factions, and an alliance was formed. She asked him to “ride shotgun” on McKay's date with Dr. Katie Brown. The Seed - Dr. Keller finds a way to bring Carson out of stasis, and he then has to come up with a way to save her from a Wraith pathogen. According to writer-producer Gero, Carson Beckett was set to appear in only a handful of episodes after the Stargate Atlantis' pilot episode, "Rising", but the character had such a big connection to the fans that Gero labeled McGillion the "breakout star" in Stargate Atlantis. He brought him back to Atlantis and the rest of the expedition came under his influence. Outsiders - When Carson and Rodney are captured by the Wraith, Carson uses himself as a test subject for an anti-Wraith syrum and tricks their captor into feeding on him. He discovered that he was being poisoned little by little over the last several months. However, in the process, he was teamed up with Teyla, and was knocked out by Sora Tyrus, who wanted to be alone with Teyla, so she could avenge her father's death.