Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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Children of the Gods 

Col. O'Neill is brought out of retirement to lead a new expedition back to Abydos, only to find an old friend, a new enemy and a far wider use of the stargate.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sha're / Amaunet (as Vaitiare Bandera)
Robert Wisden ...
Guard #2
J.B. Bivens ...
Guard #1


An alien similar to Ra appears out of the Stargate, killing five soldiers and kidnapping another, a year after the original Stargate mission. A new team is assembled, including some old members, and they go in search of the missing soldier in order to find out how Ra could still be alive. Meanwhile, the alien Gou'ald kidnap Sha're and Skaara, implanting them with symbiotes and making them Gou'ald hosts. Written by Lee Jamilkowski

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alien | goa'uld | ra | nuclear | symbiote | See All (14) »


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27 July 1997 (USA)  »

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16 : 9
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In 2009 this was edited to create Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut (2009), in memory of Don S. Davis. Some scenes were deleted or added, dialogue changed (Carter saying "MacGyver'd" is changed to "jerry rigged"), and any frontal nudity (Sha're) removed. See more »


After O'Neill's team comes back through from Abydos, the Iris closes and Gen. Hammond explains the Iris to O'Neill. The shot back at the Gate shows the ramp cleared off, however, in the subsequent shots there are still people on the ramp. See more »


George Hammond: What's he doing here?
Jack O'Neill: General Hammond, this is Teal'c. He can help us.
George Hammond: Do you know what he is?
Jack O'Neill: Yes, sir. I do. He's the man who saved our lives. And if you accept my recommendation, sir, he'll join SG-1.
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The first A in the word Stargate (in the title) is not a true A, but is represented by the Stargate's Earth point of origin. See more »


References Mork & Mindy (1978) See more »


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Written by Joel Goldsmith
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Excellent Pilot and Sequel
17 April 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In a military base, six hostile aliens apparently led by Ra cross the Stargate, kill five soldiers and abduct a female soldier. Major General George Hammond summons retired Colonel Jack O'Neill and and tells that he will blow-up Abydos with a nuclear bomb and Colonel O'Neill discloses the truth about Dr. Daniel Jackson and the peaceful people from Abydos. General Hammond assigns two teams to return to Abydos, SG-1 under the command of Colonel O'Neill with Captain Samantha Carter, who is a scientist, and SG-2 commanded by Major Charles Kawalsky to seek out the kidnapped soldier and to bring Daniel back. When they cross the Stagate, they are welcomed by Daniel, his wife Sha're, Skaara and the friendly people of Abydos. But soon the hostile aliens arrive in Abydos, killing several inhabitants and kidnapping Sha're and Skaara. Daniel and Dr. Carter discover that the Stagate can have multiple destinations and they follow the aliens. They lean that Sha're and Skaara are now hosting the dangerous alien form Gou'ald inside them and the rest of kidnapped people is doomed to die.

"Stargate SG-1 – Children of the Gods" is an excellent pilot and sequel of 1994 "Stargate", one of my favorite sci-fis ever. I have recently bought the DVD box with the ten seasons and I am impressed with this first episode. The plot follows one year after the end of the original movie and uses great characters and awesome special effects. I am looking forward to see the 213 episodes after eighteen years of the release date. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Children of the Gods"

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