Stargate SG-1: Season 1, Episode 16

Enigma (30 Jan. 1998)

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On their first visit to a new planet, SG-1 finds it subject to totally destructive volcanic activity and saves ten natives, the Tollan, a far more technologically advanced society. Their ... See full summary »

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On their first visit to a new planet, SG-1 finds it subject to totally destructive volcanic activity and saves ten natives, the Tollan, a far more technologically advanced society. Their leader Omoc isn't grateful, nor interested in such a primitive race as the earthlings or any of the 'even more primitive' planets which are prepared to host them. Only one Tollan, Narim, shows an active interest in life on earth, especially in captain Samantha Carter and the cat Schrodinger she gives him, explaining his planet was destroyed after the Tolan supplied an unlimited energy source to a primitive neighboring planet which abused it for a cataclysmic weapon. Meanwhile the White House authorized NID colonel Mayborn to take charge over the Tollan for military purposes, exactly Omoc's nightmare... Written by KGF Vissers [Edited: by Nitemare]

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When the last unconscious survivor is carried through the Stargate and placed on a stretcher, the supposedly badly hurt and unconscious Tollan grabs his helmet in order to prevent it from falling to the floor. See more »

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Jack O'Neill: What?
Dr. Daniel Jackson: Oh, just thinking what the little guy with the funny hair once told us.
Jack O'Neill: The very young do not always do as they're told?
Dr. Daniel Jackson: Yeah.
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simple story
22 April 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

While visiting a new planet SG-1 has to save The Tollan from a volcanic eruption. The Tollans are far more educated than the earthlings and their leader Omoc (Tobin Bell) doesn't show any interest in earth or isn't even thankful for their rescue. But not all Tollans aren't interested in earth, Narim, has feelings for Carter.

Again a very simple story with a surprise, Carter actually is kissing on-camera. Further it's a surprise to see Tobin Bell a few years for his breakthrough in Saw (2004-2010).

Nothing special on part of effects, again very simple story taking place at the SG-1 base.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 2/5 Story 2,5/5 Comedy 0/5


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