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Stargate SG-1 

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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.
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Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 18 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Amanda Tapping ...  Major Samantha Carter / ... 213 episodes, 1997-2007
Christopher Judge ...  Teal'c / ... 213 episodes, 1997-2007
Michael Shanks ...  Dr. Daniel Jackson / ... 198 episodes, 1997-2007
Richard Dean Anderson ...  Colonel Jack O'Neill / ... 177 episodes, 1997-2007
Don S. Davis ...  Major General George Hammond / ... 161 episodes, 1997-2007
Gary Jones ...  Sgt. Walter Harriman / ... 112 episodes, 1997-2007
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General Hammond summons Colonel Jack O'Neill out of retirement to embark on a secret rescue mission. O'Neill confesses that he disobeyed orders to destroy the Stargate on Planet Abydos, and that scientist Daniel Jackson may still be alive. Arriving on Abydos with his team, O'Neill meets up once again with the scientist, who has discovered a giant elaborate cartouche in hieroglyphics. All signs point to the fact that this is a map of many Stargates that exist throughout the galaxy - a development that makes the dream of the SG-1 team to travel throughout the universe in time a reality. Written by Sean Fitzgibbons

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The "SG" in the title stands for "Stargate," which means that the series's title in full is actually "Stargate Stargate One." This is an example of a common linguistic error known as "RAS Syndrome" (Redundant Abbreviation Syndrome Syndrome). Other redundant abbreviations or acronyms that are common in spoken American English include "ATM Machine," "PIN Number," "HIV virus," and "LCD Display." See more »

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The very idea that most alien civilizations outside of Earth can speak English is a linguistic impossibility. English was developed long after the stargates were used to populate these other planets and furthermore, English is an amalgamation and evolution of other early languages unique to Earth after the Gou'ald. Nevertheless, production logistics and writing logistics made it more practical for alien encounters to speak English as to eliminate the repetition of Daniel deciphering the language and then translating the language to the rest of the team for any episode dealing with an alien race which were the majority of the episodes. This also helped eliminate the need for the writers to invent a new language for every new alien civilization encountered. This practice carried over into Stargate: Atlantis as well. See more »

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Prior: We are beacons on the road to enlightenment.
Cameron Mitchell: No, you're dark-side intergalactic encyclopedia salesmen. Unfortunately, the home office hasn't been quite upfront with you.
Dr. Daniel Jackson, Ph.D.: Nice work on the metaphor.
Cameron Mitchell: Thank you.
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Various episodes have been edited for syndication, removing occasional nudity and swear words that were allowed in the first-run Showtime viewings. See more »

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Referenced in Stargate: Atlantis: Critical Mass (2005) See more »

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It just keeps going
3 January 2005 | by saralouSee all my reviews

Perhaps to the chagrin of some but the joy of others Stargate refuses to die, with yet another season being signed on for.

What was once signed on for as a four year deal Stargate Sg-1 has went from strength to strength. With memorable episodes sometimes poignant and heart rending like season ones 'Singularity' and season six's 'Meridian' and the hail to the real heroes of the military 'Heroes parts 1 & 2',to the hilarious laugh your ass off episodes like @urgo' and the classic and fans favourite groundhog day episode 'Window of opportunity'. Special fx and great stunt work provide some great action episodes like 'Full Circle', 'Heroes 1&2' and 'The Lost City' Stargate keeps producing. There are numerous fans of every genre it represents whether it be the science, the characters, the adventure, the romance or lack between every type esquire relationship, shippers can imagine.

Stargate SG-1 also has one of the biggest fanfiction bases, with quality writing of every genre produced by numerous writers willing to write about their favourite show and put it out there on the net for people to see.

And now with a widening franchise, from books about the shows best scripts to extended universe and SG Atlantis, it shows it has the staying power that another popular Sci-fi series once did, Star Trek.

If you've never seen it, give it a try, either from the first season or the current eight. Stargate has something which appeals to everyone, whether it be humour, action, or the fact that the characters are so likable and more so drop dead drooling gorgeous. And if that doesn't impress you, take a look at the great amount of stars wanting to be on the show, it's an impressive list.


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27 July 1997 (USA) See more »

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Stargate: SG-1 See more »

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British Columbia, Canada See more »

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$1,400,000 (estimated)
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16 : 9
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