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Elite Anubis Guard
December 9th, 2007, 12:19 PM
Did anyone else get a little jipped off at how bubbly the two Rodneys were at the prospect of their being another? After Mrs Miller, I thought he'd be pissed off at the prospect of another copy. "He's not McKay!"

sueKay
December 9th, 2007, 12:26 PM
Yeah...they (the two Rodneys (heh...it's like the two Ronnies) were too happy at meeting their clones especially after M&MM.

doylefan22
December 9th, 2007, 12:36 PM
I think he wasn't bothered this time because he saw the guy as an equal (and not equal in that he was the real Rodney no matter what happened).

The major problem he had with Rod was he was a cooler, more popular, more socially successful version of himself. Rodney has such deep seated worth issues (in spite of his vast arrogance) and Rod played into them completely.

Repli!McKay was just him with all his foibles included and so wasn't a threat.

prion
December 9th, 2007, 01:14 PM
The two Rodneys in this episode were like Rodney looking into a mirror. Wasn't Rod, etc. so hey, he was perfect ;)

scholar
December 10th, 2007, 02:21 PM
The major problem he had with Rod was he was a cooler, more popular, more socially successful version of himself. Rodney has such deep seated worth issues (in spite of his vast arrogance) and Rod played into them completely.

That is exactly it. In fact, that's why they kept finishing each others sentences and stuff. They were the same. One wasn't really better then the other. I loved the interaction.

Phenix
December 11th, 2007, 05:42 PM
That is exactly it. In fact, that's why they kept finishing each others sentences and stuff. They were the same. One wasn't really better then the other. I loved the interaction.

I was laughing during their interaction. I didn't know how I would react when they finally met. I thought it would be poorly done but the McKay bit was great. Even Sheppard's interaction with his clone was good. Hell even Ronan was cool as his surly self and clone. All and all it was a good bit of writing and acting.

Killdeer
December 11th, 2007, 06:01 PM
Did anyone else get a little jipped off at how bubbly the two Rodneys were at the prospect of their being another? After Mrs Miller, I thought he'd be pissed off at the prospect of another copy. "He's not McKay!"

I agree. I can see the other point of view, but when I watched it, it did seem OOC. I expected Rodney to react with suspicion at the very least, not open armed acceptance.

Vorash
December 12th, 2007, 09:10 PM
Shouldn't the team of been more suspisious of there replicator clones i think they accepted them way 2 quickly.
And Rodney saying how he can work with someone he could trust 100% uh hello replicator!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jumper_One
December 13th, 2007, 10:41 AM
Shouldn't the team of been more suspisious of there replicator clones i think they accepted them way 2 quickly.
And Rodney saying how he can work with someone he could trust 100% uh hello replicator!!!!!!!!!!!!!

um it was DupliMcKay, and he didn't say anything about trust
oh this is great. finally someone who might have 100% confidence, I can not tell you how much I'm looking forward working with you

spinspinspin
December 14th, 2007, 10:21 PM
Shouldn't the team of been more suspisious of there replicator clones i think they accepted them way 2 quickly.
And Rodney saying how he can work with someone he could trust 100% uh hello replicator!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Yeah I thought it was weird that they believed the clones. I thought they would be more wary and suspect a trap. I thought it was kind of foolish for all of them to split up and go on walks in the forest, if it was a trap, being split up wouldn't help!

And the McKay thing...it's been answered. Just wanted to add that I thought he meant it as in "Someone I can trust to be as smart as me and screw up" because he was getting frustrated with RepliZelenka screwing up back on RepliAtlantis.

SaberBlade
December 15th, 2007, 06:05 PM
I think he had more of a problem with Rod being cooler, fitting in better, people liking him better and generally being replaced.

RepliKay on the other hand was exactly like McKay. Same memories, same personality, same way of thinking and reacting. It was more like him having a twin brother with RepliRod instead of having an annoying look-a-like who was more accepted.

P2J
December 15th, 2007, 06:08 PM
The two Rodneys in this episode were like Rodney looking into a mirror. Wasn't Rod, etc. so hey, he was perfect ;)

it was a exact copy of the rodney we know and love and he knew it.

i think this time he was happy. beside sbeing with weir again .....he might not have even thought about Rod

dalekblaster
December 18th, 2007, 01:38 PM
personally i found this hileriouse, they were so fast, so cocky, and so full of themselves..
CLASS!!

Mitchell82
December 18th, 2007, 09:06 PM
I agree. I can see the other point of view, but when I watched it, it did seem OOC. I expected Rodney to react with suspicion at the very least, not open armed acceptance.

Not me it was basically a clone of Mckay. I loved it.

IlluZen
December 21st, 2007, 07:14 AM
I think he wasn't bothered this time because he saw the guy as an equal (and not equal in that he was the real Rodney no matter what happened).

The major problem he had with Rod was he was a cooler, more popular, more socially successful version of himself. Rodney has such deep seated worth issues (in spite of his vast arrogance) and Rod played into them completely.

Repli!McKay was just him with all his foibles included and so wasn't a threat.

Yeah, I agree, Real!McKay saw him as no threat, especially since repli!McKay couldn't go back to Atlantis (security threat), and repli!McKay had a bit longer to get used to the idea that he was just a copy, so he was ready to deal with another version of himself. :mckayanime01: :mckayanime09:

Also, as for the people who think the team should've responded with lots of suspicion, think of it from the writer's perspective. How much of the limited storytelling time should have been wasted waiting for the real team to get over their suspicions? Especially considering that the suspicion wasn't important to the overall plot. I think they did good just mentioning the possibility of suspicion in the jumper scene, using Weir to contact Atlantis, and then moving on with the story.

Pharaoh Atem
April 5th, 2008, 07:02 AM
but this time it was essential a total copy so i think he was ok with it