Stargate SG-1: Season 5, Episode 4

The Fifth Man (20 Jul. 2001)

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When SG-1 flees from an expedition with Col. O'Neill and some mysterious team member named, Tyler, whom no one else knows about, stranded, the fitness of the team is questioned.



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Episode cast overview:
Karen van Blankenstein ...
Jaffa #1
Shawn Stewart ...
Jaffa #2
Dario Delacio ...
Jaffa #3 (as Dario De Iaco)


In escaping a large contingent of Jaffa, SG-1 is forced to leave behind Jack and Lt. Tyler, a new member of the team. Back on Earth no one can recall Lt. Tyler, so Sam, Teal'c, and Daniel must find a way to save Jack while they are quarantined. Meanwhile Jack and Lt. Tyler struggle to escape the enemy Jaffa. Written by trekkie4christ

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When Colonel Jack O'Neill was defending Lt. Tyler he ran out of ammo. You can hear the clicking of the gun. Then Major Samantha Carter hands him 2 magazines for his P90. You can clearly see the bullets in the clip already attached to his P90. See more »


Teal'c: If I were still loyal to the Goa'uld, you would know it.
Colonel Frank Simmons: Really?
Teal'c: It would be immediately apparent, as I would not hesitate to kill you where you sit.
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Nothing is wasted in SG-1
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Teal'c, Jackson and Carter jump home, while Jack and Tyler are left at some Ghoul-Goa'uld planet to fend for themselves- But wait, who is this Lt. Tyler? As far as the three that made it back are concerned, he's been with them as if a regular on the show.

This is the magic of Stargate SG-1. Introducing a new Alien, and a new Concept- One which will help Jackson fool the Goa'uld in future eps. But at the time this was aired, it was just a gimmick used by an Asgard-Type Skinny-Butted Alien to protect himself.

If the reason SG-1 was created was to start collecting alien Artifacts to help Earth fight against the Goa'uld and other nameless, faceless threats, by Season 5 they had collected quite a few things: Zat's, X302's, even a few Death-Gliders, and many many staff weapons.

The gimmick they are able to acquire in this episode becomes very useful. So, bring it down to Area 51, and let Rodney MacKay start dissecting it- While he is still in the Milky Way Galaxy.

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