Senator Kinsey is shot in the chest at a public event, killing him just before his party's presidential nomination. Jack is arrested for the murder, and General Hammond assigns the rest of SG-1 to uncover the truth.



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After Senator Robert Kinsey is seemingly assassinated, Jack O'Neill is arrested for his murder. The authorities have CCTV footage that clearly shows O'Neill - or someone who very much looks like him - in the hotel from which the fatal shot was fired. No one at SGC can believe he is the assassin and Carter thinks that the mimic device used to attack the SCG three years ago may have been used. The 12 devices they captured were stored at Area 51 but on examination, Carter finds that they are missing. She heads to Washington where NID agent Malcolm Barrett tells her he is working on rooting out rogue NID forces. After tracking down the scientist who stole the mimic devices, Teal'c and Jonas Quinn seek out whoever is impersonating O'Neal. All is not as it seems. Written by garykmcd

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24 January 2003 (USA)  »

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[Teal'c walks into the interrogation room and sits down, never taking his eyes off of Dr. Langham]
Dr. Langham: Look, this is a waste of time. I got nothin' to say.
[Teal'c continues to stare at him]
Dr. Langham: Okay, yes. I took the mimic devices. I switched them with the fakes. But I didn't know what they were planning to do with them.
[Teal'c continues to stare at him]
Dr. Langham: What? You think I'm part of some kind of murder conspiracy? Well, you're wrong.
[Teal'c raises an eyebrow and leans slightly towards him]
Dr. Langham: Alright, I'll ...
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