Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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The discovery of the Stargate creates a war between two nations on the planet Tegalus with Daniel in the middle of it.


Peter F. Woeste


Brad Wright (developed for television by), Jonathan Glassner (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview:
Richard Dean Anderson ... Brigadier General Jack O'Neill
Amanda Tapping ... Lt. Col. Samantha Carter
Christopher Judge ... Teal'c
Michael Shanks ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
Amy Sloan ... Leda Kane
Timothy Webber ... Commander Gareth
Matthew Bennett ... Jared Kane
James Kidnie ... Soren
Gary Jones ... Sgt. Walter Harriman
Richard Side ... Guide
Leanne Adachi Leanne Adachi ... Rebel Aide
Preston Cook ... Radio Man
Charles Zuckermann Charles Zuckermann ... Rebel Soldier


An SG-1 first contact mission to the planet Tegalus has unintended consequences. By appearing through a gate that was on display as a museum piece, they create a rift between two nuclear-armed powered nations that have long maintained an uneasy but balanced relationship. More importantly, their arrival has empowered a religious fanatic, Soren, who believes the benevolent gods who placed the ring on the planet are to return some day. As war rages, Daniel is injured and is cared for by Leda Kane, wife of Daniel's host on the planet Jared Kane. When the gate falls under Soren's control, Daniel must find a way out. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

6 August 2004 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Did You Know?


The rifles being used by Kane and his men are M-1 Garands. This was the rifle carried by most U.S. combat troops during WWII, Korea and into Vietnam. The M-1 was a semi-automatic .30 cal. rifle that held an eight round clip. When the last round was fired, the metal clip would eject with a very distinctive metallic sound. The enemy would frequently use that sound to know that the soldier or marine was having to reload. Men would sometimes toss an empty clip to the ground while still having a round or two in his rifle. The enemy, on hearing the ping, would pop up only to have the U.S. soldier shoot first. See more »


In the pre-title sequence, the blood on the pillow next to Daniel Jackson's head disappears. See more »


Brigadier General Jack O'Neill: Daniel, we're always sticking our collective noses where they don't belong. It's what we do.
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Uninspiring Storyline
20 May 2018 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The two nations of planet Tegalus has been living a Cold War for many years. When Sam, Daniel and Teal´c visit the planet, tension increases between the nations. Meanwhile the religious fanatic Soren, who worships the Stargate and the gods that built the device, increases the legion of his worshippers and explodes a war. Daniel is wounded and is treated by the wife of Jared Kane, who hosted Daniel in Tegalus. Daniel is considered missing by the SGC while he tries to contact them. Will he succeed?

"Icon" is an average episode of "Stargate SG-1". The uninspired and forgettable storyline is rushed and not well-resolved. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Icon"

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