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Stargate SG-1 

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.
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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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Trivia

In several episodes, Carter can be seen using a scanning device, that is in actuality, an unaltered Philips "Pronto" universal remote control. The half moon shaped section at the top is the infrared emitter. See more »

Goofs

The characters of Kasuf, Skaara and Sha'Re (originally from Stargate, the movie this series is based off of) appear through the series in various episodes. In the movie, all three characters spoke virtually no English whatsoever, however in the TV series (in which the First Season is set one year after the movie) all three speak perfect English. It is possible that Daniel Jackson taught them English during the year-long span between movie and TV series, but it is highly unlikely they learned it so well in such a short span of time. See more »

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Teal'c: If you once again try to harm me or one of my companions, my patience with you will expire.
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Referenced in Stargate SG-3000 (2004) See more »

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This show continues to impress me.
17 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Very few TV shows based on films are ever good, this one is. Very few TV shows can maintain their pace and originality over the years, this one has. I've just watched the first 6 episodes of season 4 and each and every one of them has been a cracker.

This show has lots going for it; intelligent and convincing plots, great multi-dimensional characters, superb actors (both major and minor players), expert direction (hats off to Peter DeLuise), continuity of story, consistent use/appearance of sci-fi technology, witty but subtle dialog and almost as an aside, stunning FX.

The only thing left to say is that I feel sorry for people that haven't been watching up till now. Please, it's not too late.


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