Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

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 Major Samantha Carter / ... (213 episodes, 1997-2007)
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 Teal'c / ... (213 episodes, 1997-2007)
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 Dr. Daniel Jackson / ... (198 episodes, 1997-2007)
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 Colonel Jack O'Neill / ... (177 episodes, 1997-2007)
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 Major General George Hammond / ... (161 episodes, 1997-2007)
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 Sgt. Walter Harriman / ... (112 episodes, 1997-2007)
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General Hammond summons Colonel Jack O'Neill out of retirement to embark on a secret rescue mission. O'Neill confesses that he disobeyed orders to destroy the Stargate on Planet Abydos, and that scientist Daniel Jackson may still be alive. Arriving on Abydos with his team, O'Neill meets up once again with the scientist, who has discovered a giant elaborate cartouche in hieroglyphics. All signs point to the fact that this is a map of many Stargates that exist throughout the galaxy - a development that makes the dream of the SG-1 team to travel throughout the universe in time a reality. Written by Sean Fitzgibbons

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While SG teams usually only consist of four to five members, there have been nine permanent members of SG-1 at different parts of the series. The original SG-1 consisted of Jack O'Neill, Samantha Carter, Daniel Jackson, and Teal'c. In seasons nine and ten O'Neill left the team and Cameron Mitchell took his place. In parts of season nine and most of season ten Vala Mal Doran became a member of the team. In the season three episode "Forever in a Day" Daniel Jackson temporarily resigns form the team and is replaced by Dr. Robert Rothman. In the season three episode "Shades of Grey" O'Neill temporarily resigns his command and is replaced by Colonel Makepeace. Throughout all of season six Daniel Jackson is absent as a member of SG-1 (as he ascended to a higher plane of existence), and was replaced by Jonas Quinn. See more »

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General Hammond's ribbons/medals on his uniform are incorrectly displayed. Starting from the bottom, each row should be completely filled before starting a new row on top. His are displayed like a staircase. See more »

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Prior: We are beacons on the road to enlightenment.
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Dr. Daniel Jackson, Ph.D.: Nice work on the metaphor.
Cameron Mitchell: Thank you.
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If it wasn't for The X-Files it would be unparalleled in Sci-Fi
31 July 1999 | by (Middlesbrough, England) – See all my reviews

A magnificent program which shows just how imaginative and professional TV can be when the director, cast, crew and screenwriters all work to the best of their considerable ability. The simple fact that it doesn't play like the film over and over again (Something which has plagued many film-cum-TV-shows of late) shows how original it really is and though yes, I admit, the first series was very 'Star Trek' in its recycling of the same story types it always remained somehow different.

Congratulations must primarily go to the cast as they are all incredibly believable and easy to relate to. Richard Dean Anderson is excellent as the hard-bitten, cynical soldier, Michael Shanks plays the James Spader role to perfection, Christopher Judge is fantastic as the Moses-like Teal'c (His range of facial expressions is unparalleled) and Amanda Tapping is possibly the best of the bunch simply because she makes her character so believable as the tough female soldier/scientist (Denise Crosby in Star Trek:TNG is a good example of how NOT to do it).

The show looks fantastic, the special effects are great and look exceedingly expensive but no show can survive on sfx alone and fortunately a masterful screenwriting crew keep the stories exciting and thought-provoking (You don't get much of that these days) and the blending of so many different story arcs is a great achievement. All in all a brilliant show and long may it continue.


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