To fix a mistake caused by the fake SG team, the real SG-1 must enlist the help of two convicts. The threat of an approaching Goa'uld mothership stresses the repair of the Sentinel.



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David Kopp ...
Shawn Reis ...
Jaffa Commander
Assistant (as Carrie Ann Fleming)
Chris Newton ...
Christopher Newton ...
Caretaker (as Chris Newton)


SG-1 is sent to planet Latona, which is under attack from Goa'uld system lord Svarog because its Ancient defense system, the Sentinel, stopped working after Maybourn's rogue NID team secretly assembled and reassembled it. Colonel Sean Grieves and his rude assistant, lieutenant Kershaw, are taken from death row to join the rescue mission to repair it and/or evacuate the Latonians. Planetary leader Marul refuses to accept facts, despite the rule of terror already being installed by a Jaffa battalion, even when Svarog's starship arrives and Jack insists it's time to leave with or without the Latonians, claiming the Guardian must be alive and alert as a flame signifies. When Sam joins the repair team, which Daniel helped pass the ingenious protection field, the gruesome story of how the NID thieves got to it the first time proves crucial. Written by KGF Vissers

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3 May 2002 (USA)  »

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16 : 9
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Christina Cox (Lieutenant Kershaw) was not previously in the episode Stargate SG-1: Shades of Grey (2000) and so the reaction shot of her at the beginning (when General Hammond arrests them) had to be added in. See more »


When Lt. Grogan reports to Hammond, he identifies himself as 'Sergeant' Grogan. See more »


Colonel Sean Grieves: I'll say it again, I don't like the idea of going into this unarmed.
Colonel Jack O'Neill: And... I don't care.
Lieutenant Kershaw: I feel better just knowing there's an archaeologist watching our backs.
Dr. Daniel Jackson: [holds up a knife] Yeah, which end do the bullets go in again?
Colonel Sean Grieves: I'd be happy to show you.
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continuity error- Grogan
23 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the beginning of this episode, Hammond calls over the radio through the gate to his people on the planet. The person that responds is identified as "Sergeant" Grogan. I thought he looked and sounded like one of the guys in "Proving Ground", but I was sure those four were all supposed to be Academy graduates, meaning they would be 2nd Lieutenants. I checked the credits on here and it's the same actor, same character, but on here the character is credited in both episodes as Lt. Grogan. Haven't checked the credits on the actual episode, I'm still in the middle of watching it :) But there's a continuity error- they call him Sgt. but he is a Lt.

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