Stargate is an American sci-fi franchise started by the 1994 film directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Kurt Russel and James Spader, it lead to three live-action TV shows, an animated series and numerous comic books, novels and video games. A long-buried alien artifact that can generate ...

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Why don't all the doors in Destiny have pressure sensors?

In SGU: "Intervention" and "Awakenings" aswell as some other episodes, the destiny is shown to contain airlocks with pressure sensors. A bar moves up as the pressure goes up and when the it is at the ...
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How are Destiny wormholes established? [duplicate]

It has been well established that stargates use 6 points in space and 1 point of origin to establish a wormhole in the same galaxy(7 chevron address, has been told repeatedly in SG-1) for models later ...
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In Stargate Universe why didn't the ancients use the wormhole drive to get to the source of the strange signal?

In Stargate Universe why didn't the ancients use the wormhole drive(Used in SGA last episodes to get Atlantis to Earth) to get to the source of the strange signal that the main ship in SGU is heading ...
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Why did Teal'c kill Sha're?

In Forever in a Day, Teal'c shoots Sha're (still possessed by the Goa'uld Amaunet) with his staff weapon. He was forced to shoot to save Daniel Jackson from the Kara kesh, Amaunet was using on him. ...
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What Stargate/Star Trek episode had people escaping capture using an invented card game?

Recently I started watching Star Trek TNG and there is the episode "The Big Goodbye" where in the first minute Picard is shown having to learn an alien languge. The language is quite complex having ...
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when do the stargate Atlantis seasons take place in SG-1 [duplicate]

I'm going to start a Stargate marathon where I watch all of SG-1 and Atlantis. I know the 2 series take place roughly in the same timeframe but I am wondering at what points in SG-1 do each seasons of ...
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Were romantic feelings between Sam Carter and Jack O'Neill in Stargate SG-1 ever confirmed?

It was often hinted that they both had romantic feelings for each other, but was it ever confirmed if they actually got together?
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What is the production connection between Tomorrowland and Stargate?

I'm assuming there is one because Tomorrowland has the following three Stargate actors: David Nykl(SGA-- Dr. Zalenka), Paul McGillion (SGA-- Dr. Beckett), and Garry Chalk (SG1-- Colonel Chekov). ...
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What is the Jaffa armour made of?

From its appearance and the sounds it generates the Jaffa's armour seems to be made largely of a metallic chain-mail-like armour. However we regularly see the Jaffa armour shrug off bullets, ...
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S02E16 “A Matter of Time” How did Daniel suddenly come back?

So everything was fine until the end. SG-10 plus Daniel got stuck on a planet where gravity was so heavy that time was really slow. As such they were moving so slow that the gate would close before ...
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SGA: Are the Wraith vampires?

The connection is rather obvious. The Wraith are nearly immortal and suck the life out of humans. Of course there are also differences from classical vampire lore. The following two articles ...
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Stargate through a stargate [closed]

What would happen if an activated stargate was thrown into a bigger activated stargate? Or what would happen if there were two stargates close and parallel to each other, one already activated and the ...
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Stargate media post-Universe [duplicate]

It's now been almost four years since Stargate Universe flopped, and as far as I'm aware there's been no word of anything else in that universe since then. I can understand this being the case with ...
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In Stargate SG1, why don't the teams ever bring back dead Jaffas for study?

I've just started watching the series and noticed that on numerous occasions SG1 kill Jaffa just outside the Stargate, but their bodies are never brought back for study. They obviously have never done ...
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Why didn't the other evolved species in stargate ascend?

I've watched a lot of episodes in Stargate series. I'm not really sure, but whenever they mention ascended beings, they are always the ancients, the Ori and Anubis, which was half-ascended somehow. ...
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When did it become common knowledge that the Atlantis Expedition were from another galaxy?

Obviously the Athosians find out pretty quick due to their situation of living with the Expedition at Atlantis. I can't really remember if they simply tell the Asurans who they are or if they find out ...
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How did the Stargates get to the planets?

Somebody put them there so they can travel quickly between planets, but how did they travel to the planet far away without a Stargate to build one there?
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If Langford's team could reach Heliopolis by stargate in 1945, why was Abydos the only planet SGC could dial before discovering the Abydos Cartouche?

In SG1 Children of Gods (episode 1.01/02), Samantha Carter concludes that, without accounting for stellar drift using a map such as the Abydos Cartouche, the only planet reachable by Stargate is ...
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According to Origin, what exactly happens to people when they die?

According to Origin, what happens to followers of Origin when they die? Are they ascended to the same plane as the Ori, making them Ori too? Or are they ascended to a lower plane than the plane of ...
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How does Jackson use Earth's point of origin when dialling off Klorel's ship?

In Stargate SG-1 episode 2.01 The Serpent's Lair, Daniel dials off the ship to the Alpha Site, and later explains that he was close enough to Earth to use Earth as the point of origin. But how does he ...
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Why do Goa'uld and Asgard continue to use names from Earth mythos?

OK, so the Goa'uld impersonated deities and other powerful figures from Earth mythologies. (See What other mythologies' figures are represented in SG1 aside from Norse and Egyptian pantheons? and ...
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In Stargate Universe, why not just dial the Destiny using 8 chevron method?

In Stargate Universe, it is explained that 9 chevrons are required for dial the Destiny, but that is only because the Destiny is in transit and is never in a fixed location. To my understanding they ...
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Why do Milky Way Stargates spin when establishing incoming wormholes?

I've been re-watching some episodes of SG-1 lately, and something struck me that I hadn't really noticed before: the destination gate spins before establishing a connection. That got me wondering if ...
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Do all planets in Stargate series have exactly the same atmospheric pressure?

In Stargate (the movie) we see that, when the gate is activated, there is no wind moving from one planet to another. This suggests that air does not flow, which, in turn suggests atmospheric pressure ...
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In which stargate episode did they discover Naquadah?

I saw in the Stargate:SG1 series that they encounter and use Naquadah related items very often. Humans seems very knowledgeable about it. I would like to know in which episode did they discovered ...
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Was mythology created by Stargate aliens or did they just use it?

In the Stargate franchise, the basic idea is that many aliens have assumed the roles of Terran mythological figures, including the Goa'uld (Egyptian), the Asgard (Norse) and Alterrans (Buddhist?). My ...
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In which Stargate movie or TV series did the 'USS Excalibur' appear?

I recently saw on the internet there is a ship called the 'USS Excalibur' in the Stargate series but I can't find which movie or the season it appears in. Can anyone tell me where this reference ...
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Why did alternate timeline Samantha Carter never join the Air Force?

In the episodes Mobius, parts 1 and 2, it seems that the changes SG-1 makes to the timeline hinge on the fact that their part in the rebellion against Ra caused him to take the stargate with him ...
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Is the Destiny's shield the most powerful shield in the Stargate universe?

Asgard's shields are said to be the best. But isn't the Destiny's shield the most powerful shield in any spaceship? This can be concluded because it was able to survive in a star. Does this mean ...
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How destiny fly without subspace [closed]

To go with FTL you need to have hyper drive and subspace access. But destiny do not have the access to subspace or hyper drive. their sublime engines or something equal to that drove the ship faster ...
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Is there an in-universe explanation for the change in primary weapon of SG1?

Members of SG1 are shown to carry a H&K MP5 as their primary weapon in the earlier series/seasons. At some point, they replace that with an FN P-90. Was it ever explained why?
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Why do no other planets in the Stargate universe have a iris?

There are plenty of advanced races with a better understanding of the Stargates than the humans(on Earth) do. So why don't other races use a iris as well? The only reason I can think of is, is that ...
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Why does no one ever come through Earth's Stargate?

It's been a few years since I've seen anything relating to the Stargate, but what I recall from the show is that the episodes go something like this: Stargate team jumps through the gate to another ...
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Regarding harsesis (harseses?)

In Stargate SG-1, a harsesis is a child of two Goa'uld would contain all of the knowledge of the Goa'uld.
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Would the camcorder in the Stargate SG1 ‘Moebius’ episode really last for thousands of years? [closed]

In the SG1 two-parter Moebius (08.19 & 20), there was a reference to a camcorder that was sealed (I can't remember if it was vacuum-sealed or hermetic sealed) in a canopic jar for thousands of ...
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How did the SG team dial the gate from Abydos in the movie?

I recently re-watched the original Stargate movie, and I may have missed it...but how did the SG team dial Earth from Abydos? I didn't recall them having found a DHD.
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How many Humans have the Ancient ATA Gene?

In Stargate, there are a number of people who have the Ancients ATA gene which they inherited from being descended from the Ancients that returned to Earth. But my question is has it ever been ...
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Beta Gate Point of Origin Glyph

According to the Stargate Wiki the point of origin symbol for the Beta Gate on earth is a circle with a horizontal line under it It states that this is the true canon symbol and that due to ...
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Why such a discrepancy on location of Abydos between Stargate the movie and SG1 the series? [duplicate]

Other than the obvious "retcon!!11!" reason, was there ever an in-universe explanation about the obvious mistake the scientists made about where Abydos was actually located? In the movie it is said ...
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How can the Stargate symbols represent constellations?

We know that constellations represent stars as they are seen from Earth. So Orion, the constellation used in the feature film as the lead for Daniel to understand the dialing system, has that shape ...
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How can there be more than 39 stargates when each gate needs a unique “point of origin”?

It is shown in Stargate that there is a limited number of chevrons in each gate. Since we need a chevron for the origin point at the end of each "dialup", it can not be more origin planets than ...
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Are all the Humans in the (Stargate) Milky Galaxy the same species?

Of all the Humans encountered by the SGC throughout the Milky Galaxy, are they the same species, different sub-species or completely different species altogether ? Because I remember one of the ...
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How is 'Iratus' Pronounced?

In Stargate Atlantis, they creatures called Iratus bugs (what the Wraith evolved or mutated from), how do you pronounce 'Iratus', is it like I-RAT-US, E-RAT-US or E-RATE-US ? Because I've heard it ...
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How long will someone that uses Tretonin live for?

How long will someone that uses the drug Tretonin live for ? I know that they will gain the health benifits similar to someone that is joined with a symbiote (not sure if its the same with healing) ...
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What is hyperspace in Stargate like?

In the Stargate franchise, what is hyperspace supposed to be like ? By that I mean, is the hyperspace reality/ universe like hyperspace in Babylon 5. Is it a "open" reality/ universe where ships can ...
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Were All Off-world Humans Vegetarian In Stargate SG1?

In the Stargate SG1 universe, there doesn't seem to be animal life on alien human-occupied planets. The only non-plant life encountered are other sentient beings. Does this mean that any humans ...
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How can the identification code be received before the wormhole is created?

I started watching Stargate SG1 and I noticed something odd: The Stargate starts spinning, they say incoming wormhole and right away after this they receive the identification code from SG1 to open ...
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Why did the team members come FLYING through the gate when arriving on Destiny?

It has been well established in the Stargate universe that anything entering the gate will exit on the other side with the same velocity (speed and direction) as it entered. In the opening scene of ...
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Is there any specific canon info on where Goa'uld larvae come from?

We know that Goa'uld are born as larvae from their "Queen". As far as I recall, the only 4 queens mentioned in SG1 canon were: Hathor (not active since Ancient Egypt and then killed by SG1) ...
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Goa'uld population growth

In Summit at 15:00 Jacob/Selmak says: Now for the first time they (Goa'uld, red) are showing zero population growth, we're not sure why. In Last Stand at 32:00, Daniel says: I have figured out why the ...