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When Teal'c makes Sam Carter realize how valuable the knowledge left by Tok'ra Jolinar in her brain and the chance for an alliance can be, they convince general Hammond to let SG-1 attempt a meeting. They arrive on a planet which is deserted on the surface, but are awaited by well-camouflaged, armed Tok'ra who bring them to tunnels which they create by means of a mysterious crystal, which can also undo them afterward. Both parties are quiet suspicious, the team feels like captives, and indeed the Tok'ra leader Yosuuf fears they cannot be released at least until the whole site is moved. Meanwhile the Tauri (earthlings) barely overcome their suspicion against the Tok'ra Goa'uld biology (with symbiont), when already asked to volunteer themselves as 'hosts', and Carter learns Martouf (alias Lantash, symbiotically) was Jolinar's lover, hence has a special connection with her... Written by KGF Vissers

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2 October 1998 (USA)  »

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First appearance in the series of JR Bourne as Martouf. See more »


When Martouf and Capt. Carter are talking about Carter having been a host to Jolinar, Carter makes a comment about how that must be what it feels like to be schizophrenic. Schizophrenia is not the same as multiple personalities. The major symptom of schizophrenia is delusional beliefs. See more »


Jack O'Neill: Assuming, of course, you are the Tok'ra.
Cordesh: And if we're not?
Jack O'Neill: Well, I guess we all start shooting. There's blood, death, hard feelings; it'd suck.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »


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Written by Joel Goldsmith and David Arnold
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Meeting the Tok'ra
29 August 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Sam has glimpses of Jolinar and the Tok'ra in a cave in her brain and the SG-1 convinces General Hammond to go to a planet to meet the Tok'ra and propose an alliance against the Goa'uld. The SG-1 arrives in a desert area and soon they are surprised by the Tok'ra that are hidden under the sand. Sam recognizes Martouf and explains that she has Jolinar's partial memories, while Jack asks a meeting with their leader. The Tok'ra bring them to underground tunnels where they meet Garshaw of Belote. The SG-1 and the Tok'ra are suspicious with each other and the SG-1 does not accept to host a Goa'uld. Soon the SG-3 appears in the planet to summon Sam to visit her father that is terminal, but the earthlings are not allowed to return to the SG Command.

"The Tok'ra: Part 1" is a predictable episode of "Stargate SG-1". What the SG-1 would expect from the alien Tok'ra that are hunted down by the Goa'uld? A welcome party? They come to a planet without anything to offer but good faith to a resistance group. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "The Tok'ra: Part 1"

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