Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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After being rendered unconscious during an expedition, Carter's subsequently ordered furlough is interrupted by a mysterious being with a message and growing affection for her.



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Colonel Reynolds (as Erik Breker)
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SG-1 finds a weapon on planet 616. As Carter is inspecting it, a spirit alien interacts with her. But Carter passes out. So the alien follows them back through the Stargate. Hammond believes there may be something wrong with Carter and sends her home. The alien takes the form of a man and calls himself Orlin. He lives with Carter for a while and the rest of SG-1 think she's going crazy. In time Orlin and Carter fall in love. But the pentagon finds out about the alien and surround Carter's house. Written by Chris Green

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Release Date:

13 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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General Hammond tells Colonel Simmons he has a red phone in his office that only calls one person (the president), however he can be seen using the red phone for other types of calls, including personal calls, in previous episodes. See more »


Dr. Daniel Jackson: I agree with Sam. We don't know enough about what happened on that planet, yet.
Colonel Frank Simmons: Need I remind you, Dr. Jackson, of the dangers that we're trying to defend Earth against?
Dr. Daniel Jackson: [sarcastic] Oh, uh, could you? I mean, go slow.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »


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Written by Joel Goldsmith
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Alien Love
11 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

While exploring a destructed planet, the SG-1 finds a strange device that might be a weapon. Out of the blue, Sam faints and the team returns to the SGC. General Hammond gives a leave to Sam to recover. However Sam finds that an alien entity has followed her back home and communicates only with her. When she reports to the SGC, her house is bugged but nobody finds any evidence of the alien form and her colleagues believe she is crazy. Meanwhile the being takes a human form of a man called Orlin to better contact with her and he falls in love with her. He also discloses how dangerous the device is, but the Pentagon does not believe in her.

"Ascension" is a romantic episode of "Stargate SG-1" with Sam and an alien falling in love with each other. The romance recalls "Starman" and is well-resolved in the end, since Samantha Carter can not leave the series. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Ascension"

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