Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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Bad Guys 

When SG-1, minus Carter, investigates a previously unexplored planet expecting to find themselves in a pyramid, they are astounded to find themselves in a museum. Finding a party occurring ... See full summary »


Peter DeLuise


Brad Wright (developed for television by), Jonathan Glassner (developed for television by) | 3 more credits »

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Episode cast overview:
Ben Browder ... Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell
Amanda Tapping ... Lt. Col. Samantha Carter (credit only)
Christopher Judge ... Teal'c
Claudia Black ... Vala Mal Doran
Beau Bridges ... Major General Hank Landry
Michael Shanks ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
Joshua Malina ... Cicero
Alistair Abell ... Jayem Seran
Richard Zeman ... Lourdes Maylay
Sean Allan Sean Allan ... Chancellor
Danielle Kremeniuk ... Varina
Haley Beauchamp Haley Beauchamp ... Sylvana
Brent C.S. O'Connor Brent C.S. O'Connor ... Heren (as Brent O'Connor)
Ron Canada ... Quartus


When SG-1, minus Carter, investigates a previously unexplored planet expecting to find themselves in a pyramid, they are astounded to find themselves in a museum. Finding a party occurring in the lobby, they decide to leave and make first contact later, but they find that the DHD is a replica and thus incapable of getting them home. They are discovered and believed to be rebels and are forced to take hostages to buy time for their escape. Written by trekkie4christ

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Release Date:

18 May 2007 (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 Ancients were revealed as the "Alterans" earlier in the series. "Altera" is an American semiconductor company which manufactures Field Programmable Gate Arrays and the main software tool to use their chips is called "Quartus". Quartus is the name of the negotiator in this episode played by Ron Canada. See more »


At 4:05 when Mitchell checks the DHD you can clearly see the symbol for earth. This is not possible as the point of origin symbol is unique on each Stargate and DHD. However the symbol for Earth is used as a point of origin only if dialing from Earth. On another planet, it could be used as part of the six gate address in order to travel to a totally different planet. Claiming that the Earth symbol should not be on other DHDs is analogy to claiming that the E symbol should not be as the longitude co-ordinates of maps if used somewhere in the east. See more »


[two female hostages start pulling each other's hair and shrieking at each other]
Dr. Daniel Jackson: [shouting] What the hell are you doing? Stop it!
Hesellven: She started it.
Sylvana: [shouting] I think you started it when you kissed Heron!
Dr. Daniel Jackson: Shut up! Shut up! You're hostages. This is like a-a life-and-death situation here. Start acting like it.
Sylvana: Oh, please. You're not rebels. We're not deaf, you know. Everyone in this room knows it.
Dr. Daniel Jackson: That doesn't matter. You're hostages. We're your - we're your captors. We're heavily armed. There's a - ...
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References Die Hard (1988) See more »


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Written by Joel Goldsmith and David Arnold
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Well, well... quite a nice episode.
25 October 2010 | by bitburger2000See all my reviews

It does not belong to any story line and reminded me of the first Stargate SG-1 seasons, when plots were a bit more innocent, without leaving the viewer with a heavy heart.

SG-1 has bad luck and ends up within an alien museum of a species, that has not had any contact to an outer world civilization before. One bad thing leads to another, and our heroes are unwillingly forced to take some hostages, after the museum is sealed off, trying to find a way home. Unfortunately people think SG-1 is not from another planet, but rebels from their own world. What leads to a lot of humor, filling the whole episode.

Still sticking in my mind: Daniel's communication with the police man, he tries to convince, he is a rebel^^. But there are a lot of funny scenes, and because this one is a stand-alone episode almost everything fits as it should.

The missing star goes to some alien people, confirming some clichés, which are not necessary at all, making themselves a bit contrived.

But, nevertheless I really enjoyed this episode. As 9 stars show.

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