Stargate SG-1: Season 3, Episode 11

Past and Present (15 Oct. 1999)

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The team discovers an early industrial world with suffering from collective amnesia and has no elderly people.



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On the planet Vyus, SG-1 discover an entire early industrial society suffering from collective amnesia since an unspecified event about a year ago known as the Vorlix. The most lucid local, scientist Ke'ra, develops an almost amorous relationship with Daniel while she shows the team the fascinating diary of a deceased scientist, which also mention a pesticide Dargol which had to be banned because it affected fertility and a 'visitor' named- Linea, who fits the description of the Destroyer of world SG-1 inadvertently helped escape (in "Prisoners") with them from a penal planet. Ke'ra and a Vyus couple, Orner and Layale, come to star-base where Dr. Frazer proves Ke'ra has Linea's DNA, and the amnesia is caused by a physical block in the brains caused by Dargol, which Linea developed into an experimental fountain of youth, which apparently suddenly went wrong. Manufacturing a medicine within a reasonable time, before ignorance ruins the planet, is hopeless without Ke'ra/Linea, but ... Written by KGF Vissers

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During one scene of this episode, the Stargate is heard spinning after the dialing sequence is entered, but when the camera pans past the gate it is completely stationary. See more »


Major Samantha Carter: You realise, of course, the implication?
Jack O'Neill: [Nods] No.
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Written by Joel Goldsmith
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