Stargate SG-1: Season 7, Episode 8

Space Race (1 Aug. 2003)

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In exchange for new tech for the SGC, Warrick Finn asks for their help to win a dangerous spaceship competition.

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The captain of the Serrakin prisoner transport ship Cerberus seeks Major Carter's help in winning a race and offers in exchange full access to their ion engine technology. He further explains that it is not through official channels and that they will only learn what they pick up by helping him tune up his ship. Sam agrees to help and insists upon running the race with him. However, the competition for this race is steep and there is no telling whether the team will be able to surpass their rivals. Written by trekkie4christ

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This episode and the preceding episode 'Enemy Mine' has been aired in reverse order during every airing in Sweden, for no apparent reason, since the production codes of the two episodes are according to original airing. The TV listings sent out by the channel TV6 has never indicated the reverse order, it instead incorrectly lists both episodes according to original order. See more »

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The owner of the Sebrus, Warrick Finn, is a repeat character from the preceding Episode, Enemy Mine. In the earlier episode, his name was Warrick Trevor, not Finn. See more »

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Eamon: Has it occurred to you that maybe the reason you've been passed over so many times is not because you are human, but because you're a moron?
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Dion Johnstone magically Metamorphs into Alex Zahara
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This sequel to the 6th season episode "Forsaken" might be too lighthearted to have happened in the same universe. In fact, it would seem that for this episode, SG-1 appears to have crossed from the Red Fringe Universe into the universe of Star Trek- circa Voyager 7th Season, Also, Carter never struck me as being the Vinny Diesel type, with a 10-second car. But here, she has a 10-second spaceship, or actually "Warrick's" spaceship, which we have also previously seen, part of at least in "Forsaken"- the Cerebus, aka the ship which used to tote dangerous prisoners around.

Anyway, this episode does have Scott Macdonald in a great character role, as a scurvy pirate-type racer who assists Carter and Warrick when they get in a space-jam. What I loved about this were the fake commercials from the "commentators" during the race.

Since part of Stargate/Homeworld Command's mandate is to collect cool stuff that can be used to beat the crap out of the Goa'Uld, then this episode is important as Carter gets the specs for this planet's ion-propulsion system. But she has to work for it, even almost became space particles because of it.

I wonder who is better engineer, Carter, or Scotty from Trek?

The only thing that really bothered me was with the change of actors for Warrick, the Warrick here is not the Warrick who survived years being hunted by thugs. This Warrick is a dismal failure when we see him again, but thanks to Carter and SG1 saving his alien buttocks again, he gets a better job. And Carter gets her magic ion engine. This episode also takes huge successful stabs at xenophobia, isolationism, and racism- something else I would expect from a Trek show, but the Stargate franchise was in no way inferior to the Trek franchises of the 90's- especially when making social statements.


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