Stargate Atlantis: Marian Show!
In the second episode, Sheppard said to Weir that the Atlantis project was "the biggest Hail Mary in history."
Okay, so it came up while he was showing Teyla a taped football game. But he also explained that "a Hail Mary is a kind of prayer. And Mary was a woman who...." He boggled on trying to explain Christianity at that point, and changed the subject to, "Did I ever tell you how much I like Ferris wheels?"
But it's too late to take it back now. Mwhahaha! Especially when the head female's name is Elizabeth!