Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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The Road Not Taken 

During a failed experiment, Samantha is transported into a parallel universe where she cloaks Earth to save it from an Ori Attack. Getting back to her own universe is not met with sympathy.

Director:

Andy Mikita

Writers:

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

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Browder ... Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell
Amanda Tapping ... Lt. Col. Samantha Carter
Christopher Judge ... Teal'c
Claudia Black ... Vala Mal Doran
Beau Bridges ... President Hank Landry
Michael Shanks ... Dr. Daniel Jackson (credit only)
David Hewlett ... Dr. Rodney McKay
Don S. Davis ... Major General George Hammond
Kavan Smith ... Major Evan Lorne
Kendall Cross ... Julia Donovan
Bill Dow ... Dr. Bill Lee
Michael Chase Michael Chase ... Chief of Staff
Billy Mitchell Billy Mitchell ... Senator
Lisa Bayliss Lisa Bayliss ... Senator's Wife
Travis Woloshyn Travis Woloshyn ... Protestor
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Storyline

After an experiment to increase the range of Merlin's device goes terribly wrong, Sam has an accident which transports her to a parallel universe, where SG-1 has a very different composition, since history was changed by a failed attack by one Ori ship... and a whole fleet is expected soon. She insists upon abandoning the -killed- parallel Carter's line of work and pursues hiding the entire parallel Earth. It works! Even when the Ori fire at their position, nobody is hurt. The parallel Hank Landry is President, and three years prior had imposed permanent Martial Law. The more Carter learns about the perversion of civil liberties, the more she shifts her efforts, even when rewarded by a post as Presidential Defense Adviser, to restoring them, but thus incurs the active wrath of those in power who are eager to remain so. Time to get back, but how? Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

27 April 2007 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Trivia

The Stargate theme music can be heard in the background at the cocktail party Sam attends. See more »

Goofs

In the alternate reality Cameron Mitchel is confined to a wheelchair but his apartment has no disabled access. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Col. Samantha Carter: The Rodney McKay I know wouldn't back down from a challenge. He is one of the most forthright, courageous, and selfless men I have ever met.
Dr. Rodney McKay: Hm.
[pause]
Dr. Rodney McKay: Aw, you're makin' that up, aren't you?
Lt. Col. Samantha Carter: Most of it, yeah.
Dr. Rodney McKay: Eh, okay. I'll help you.
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Written by Joel Goldsmith and David Arnold
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