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 does the stargate on *Destiny* expel all that steam when the gate shuts down? [duplicate]

On Stargate Universe, Destiny's gate gushes out a bunch of steam on the bottom of each side of the Stargate. AFAIK, no other stargates in SG-1/Atlantis series nor the movies does this. I don't think ...
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Stargate Movie: Who are the flag officers at the meeting?

After Daniel Jackson realizes the function of the 6+1 symbols at the Cartouche a meeting takes place. This meeting is attended by several high ranking officers. I seems to me that these 3 are the ...
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In the Stargate Movie, what military awards does Jack O'Neil hold?

Based on J. O’Neil’s ribbons in the Stargate Movie, what awards did he receive? I think, I identified most of them, but could somebody please confirm or correct me where I went wrong – as some of ...
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How many planets are populated in the Ori (ex-Alteran) Galaxy?

As it says on the tin: How many planets are populated in the Ori (ex-Alteran) Galaxy? Is it just the one or is it several? Non-canon sources are welcome.
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Why do Goa'uld eyes glow?

What does it mean when a Goa'uld makes his eyes glow? Does it signify some type of physiological change? Or is it just an intimidating/dramatic gesture? I can't really find a consistent pattern for ...
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What was the out-of-universe reason to destroy this race?

In the last episode of SG-1 What was the out of universe reason for taking them out of the equation? At that point Atlantis was still going on and I'm assuming Universe would be in someone's head, ...
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SGU: Stargate addresses and the Destiny [duplicate]

I realise that in the SG world, in order to make a gate successfully dial and connect to the destination, a user is required to enter an x-chevron address. In the case of SGU, reaching the Destiny was ...
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Is there a reason Teal'c doesn't get his tattoo removed?

Why doesn't Teal'c try to get his gold tattoo removed when he was no longer the First Prime to the System Lord Apophis? One would think he would want to disassociate himself of the Goa'uld as much ...
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Stargate: Continuum, time travel, people vanish from timeline at different moments

In the movie Stargate: Continuum, is there an in-universe explanation about why and when Ba'al's failsafe plan was triggered, and why there was a delayed timeline ripple as individuals disappeared at ...
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What happens if you place your stargate horizontally and upward?

In Stargate, it is said multiple times that you can only go through it in one way. All objects (radio frequencies can pass though) trying to go backward are disintegrated (sort of?). So, what happens ...
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In Stargate: Universe, how come they have things like a shaver?

The title pretty much says it all. They were evacuating a military base under attack to save their lives, and they thought that they were evacuating to Earth. Who would carry things like a shaver, a ...
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Why was Ayiana left behind?

In Stargate the Ancient Ayiana plays the role of the first Ancient to be discovered by the SGC. In the first episode of Atlantis she is seen staying behind while the rest of the Ancients leave in ...
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Goa'uld cyber and chemical warfare capability

Throughout Stargate whenever the Goa'uld launch an attack on the SGC it tends to come as somewhat 'clumsy' physical attacks. Surely a race as advanced as the Goa'uld would have developed far more ...
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How does the team get home at the end of Stargate Atlantis' season one episode “Childhood's End”?

At the end of Stargate: Atlantis' season one episode Childhood's End Given that the puddle-jumper is deactivated by the device, how I don't know if the answer would involve speculation, since ...
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How did the Russian Stargate Program work?

If, after it was calibrated and tuned, the stargate had a device in it that would facilitate spoken communication between different peoples and cultures, if someone went from Earth to Planet A, then ...
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Could the Wraith Serve As Hosts to the Gou'ald? [closed]

In the Stargate television franchise, did the shows' developers ever consider letting the Goa'uld use the Wraith as hosts? It seems like a perfectly logical NEW direction that would have at least left ...
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Why exactly did Teal'c grow some hair?

Teal'c has always been bald from Season 1 to 7 (I stopped watching around Season 7 ages ago but starting to watch the show again from Season 1). From Season 8, he has a little patch of hair which ...
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Did other alien races ascend?

Do we ever hear or find evidence in the Stargate series that other alien races ascended. I know that a goa'uld once ascended but with help! Do we know of anyone else that was able to ascend except ...
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Could any of the ancients still be alive?

I've currently been re-watching the Stargate series and my question is as follows: Could it be possible that any of the ancients may still be alive? As we know, some are still aboard their ships in ...
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Why are stargates seldom guarded?

The daily routine of a stargate team is, that they dial a new coordinate, step through the gate and arrive at a new unknown world, stepping out of a stargate, most times located in the wilderness and ...
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Stargate Universe S01E05 - Did Rush know Destiny's plan?

In Stargate Universe, season 1 episode 5 - Light: My question is: Is there anything, either in or out of universe, to confirm whether Rush did or didn't know Destiny's plan? Eli thinks, based on ...
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Which Star Trek episode featured humanoids who have a one-month life span?

In this Star Trek episode, the crew visits a planet which seems a lot like Earth, but it turns out the inhabitants have a life span of only 30 days, if I remember correctly. Since their life spans are ...
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Did the Ancients ever use their time-travel machine?

In Stargate SG1 we find out that the Ancients mastered time travel at some point. SG1 discover the time machine and the Ancient ship but is there anything out there that explains what happened to this ...
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Could a small group of the asgards still be alive

In Stargate SG-1 the Asgard seem to have all died either through the war with the replicators or when they blew up their planet, but in Stargate: Atlantis we see them again in their exo suits for two ...
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Could they have saved the ancient found in the ice [closed]

In Stargate SG1 they discover a woman frozen in ice where the second stargate was discovered. This is in season 6 episode 4 btw. In the episode, they find out that she may be millions of years old and ...
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Why didn't the asgard think of other ways to survive? [closed]

In Stargate SG-1 the Asgard died because they were losing the war with the replicators and the fact that they were clones and there bodies were failing them and they found no way to stop it plus many ...
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What's the pronunciation of the word Goa'uld from SG1?

What's the phonetic alphabet (text/pronunciation) of the fictional word Goa'uld from the (TV show)/(fictional universe) Stargate? It seems to have a interestingly and unusually large amount of ...
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How deep does a Stargate need to be buried in order to deter its use?

In the Stargate series, now and again members of SG-1 comment that other worlds can bury their Stargate in order to deter the Goa'uld attack from the gate. In the Stargate Movie Continuum, when one ...
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What exactly are Sublight Engines?

In a number of Science Fiction Series such as Battlestar Galatica, Star Wars and Stargate spaceships are mentioned to have something called a Sublight Engine. in an episode of Dark Matter i remember ...
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Why did the wraith allow Sateda to advance technologically?

Almost all human societies and planets in the Pegasus galaxy are technologically quite primitive. The few exceptions we see, notably the Genii, and the Hoffans, go to great lengths to hide their ...
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Why don't all the doors in Destiny have pressure sensors?

In SGU: "Intervention" and "Awakenings" as well 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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Whatever happened to Jonathan O'Neill?

In the SG-1 episode "Fragile Balance" (S7:E03), a 15-year-old boy shows up at SGC claiming to be Jack O'Neill. The team determines that Jack was abducted and somehow reverted to a younger age. Later ...
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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 ...