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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 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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Although the SGC is a fictional location, its home base at Cheyenne Mountain is a real-life Air Force facility. The exterior shot of the main entrance tunnel to the mountain base is the actual entrance, and the blast doors (seen closing in any episode which features the SGC going into Lockdown) do exist at the facility in real-life. See more »

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The IOC ( International Oversight Committee) as explained makes little sense. The US can clearly afford to maintain the Stargate program and given countries which might be enemies of the country access to a technological advantage could threaten national security. While it was done to give the series a broader appeal, overall the ideas behind it don't match up with the logical flow of the narrative. See more »

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Teal'c: Undomesticated equines could not drag me away.
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Awesome Sci-Fi Series
17 May 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

The 1990's was a mediocre time for sci-fi series in my opinion. Stargate SG-1 was one of the few good series.

Like so many good shows what helped Stargate SG-1 was it's awesome cast; Richard Dean Anderson as Col. O' Neill, Amanda Tapping as Captain/Major Carter, Michael Shanks as Dr. Jackson, Don S. Davis as Major General Hammond and Christopher Judge as Teal'c.

All the characters are brilliant. The chemistry between them is great. Some of the Stargate SG-1 plots have been a little bit weak but you wouldn't notice because of the brilliant cast. The SG-1 team kind of remind me of The A-Team from the 80's because they stick together, they're good friends outside work and they always do the right things.

The villains in this series could rival many of the villains from Star Trek. We have had the SG-1 team fighting the likes of the G'ouald and the replicators. The storylines have been consistently good throughout.

All in all, this is a good series. My only criticism is the fact that the talented Teryl Rothery who plays Dr. Frasier hasn't had any good storylines of her own.


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