The first TV series spawned from the original movie that expanded the Stargate universe as it followed the premier team of the top-secret US military organization Stargate Command, SG-1, as they explored the galaxy, protected Earth from newly-discovered threats and sought to acquire advanced ...

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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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Why Do Advanced Civilizations In Stargate SG-1 Prefer Energy Weapons

In Stargate SG-1, there are many instances where it seems obvious that projectile weapons are superior to energy weapons in close combat. Why is it that technologically advanced civilizations tend to ...
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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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What happened to Apophis' ship's Stargate when the ship was destroyed?

On Earth, there are two separate gates we know of: The 'Original' Gate of SG Command (Later recovered by Russia) The 'Antarctic Gate', which becomes the SG Command's gate. We've seen Stargates ...
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What did Omoc mean when he tried to explain the two points theory to Daniel?

In the Stargate SG-1 episode : Enigma, Omoc, a Tallon, tries to explain to Daniel how two points can be far until brought together. He demonstrates this using a branch in its natural state, then ...
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How do people know the iris is open in SG1?

I'm watching Stargate SG1 for the first time and after the GDO signal is confirmed, an order is given to "Open the Iris". This means the GDO doesn't open the iris by itself. So how do the SG teams or ...
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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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How do the Replicators get to the Asgard galaxy?

I was rewatching Stargate-SG1 and noticed something while I was watching "Menace" where we learn that the android Reese created the Replicators and sent them out in to the galaxy. We know that the ...
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How was Jonas Quinn able to learn so fast?

Did Stargate SG-1 ever explain why the Kelownans like Jonas were able to learn so fast? Did it have something to do with the experiments that were conducted by the Goa'uld?
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How come the stargate doesn't burn through the iris?

I may just not remember this, but doesn't the Stargate horizon destroy everything in its way when the gate is activated? How then, can the Stargate's Iris stay in tact?
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Does using the Stargate make you younger?

As we have seen from the show Stargate SG1, traveling through the Stargate is not instantaneous. It takes a few seconds for a persons (or any items) energy signature to travel from one Stargate to ...
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goa'uld FTL drive technology

What is the name of the FTL drive the goa'uld use that rivals hyper drive in its speed. Is it a completely different drive, or just a modified hyper drive.
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Stargate Home Symbol

I'm struggling to find and I'm pretty sure I didn't imagine this: From one of the Stargate's (Movie, SG1, SGA or SGU) - I remember the home symbol being two Anubis? guards leaning into the sun. ...
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Did they ever return for 'The Book'

In the Stargate SG-1, S1 episode The Torment of Tantalus, they gate to a planet which had an ancient meeting place of The Four Great Races. The races had there some compendium of knowledge, which ...
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What Stargate-SQ1 Episodes have Ben Browder and Claudia Black in them?

What season or specific episodes did Claudia Black and then Ben Browder appear in Stargate? I want to buy those seasons but NOT the entire series. Also, was Ben Browder in all the post-series movies? ...
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When does the 'Lost City' become Atlantis in Stargate

In Stargate SG-1 they are searching for the Lost City in season 8, however in the Stargate Atlantis pilot it is referred to as Atlantis. When is the name found? Or the connection between the Lost City ...
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Did anyone else find out about O'Neill kissing Carter?

In the "Window of Opportunity" episode, at one of the iterations, O'Neill resigns from the military, and when asked "why" he gleefuly exclaims "So I can do this", grabs Samantha Carter in a "V-J Day ...
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What exactly happened in Roswell, NM in-universe and how was it related to Asgard?

Stargate Wikia says that Roswell is a city in New Mexico on Earth. It is the location of a rumored crash landing of an alien spacecraft in 1947. (SG1: "Thor's Chariot", "Out of Mind", ...
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What other mythologies' figures are represented in SG1 aside from Norse and Egyptian pantheons?

For most part, it seems that the Asgard have the names of (and presumably interacted with humans in the past as) Norse pantheon; whereas Goa'uld impersonated Ancient Egyptian pantheon. Were there any ...
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Was the uprisal that resulted in Goa'uld leaving Earth related to Asgard?

We know from SG1 series (and the movie) that Goa'uld left Earth because of a rebellion. Was the rebellion formented by Asgard? Tok'ra? Some other aliens? Or a purely internal Earth event?
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Why did Yu send Teal'c back to warn the rebel camp before he was about to attack?

In The Warrior (Season 5, Episode 18), Teal'c fails an attack on Lord Yu. Yet Yu allows Teal'c to return to the rebel camp to warn them of Yu's impending strike on the rebels. If this was all part of ...
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Self-replicating Robot Spiders attempt to take over a Starship

I don't really remember a lot about this show, other than that there was a swarm of self-replicating robot spiders that tried to take over a starship. I believe at some point several crew members ...
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I want to speak the Goa'uld language, where to get started?

I want to learn how to speak Goa'uld. I know it's weird but I was wondering if anyone could show me some good sites that can help me.
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Who plays MacGyver in the Stargate universe? [closed]

In the first episode of Stargate: SG-1, it is implied that MacGyver is a TV show in the Stargate universe, when Samantha Carter comments on the compactness of the DHD, and how it "took them years to ...
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What happened between Carter and Martouf? [closed]

In The Tok'ra, Sam and Martouf agree to wait together for Selmak to heal Jacob's cancer. Later, when Garshaw shows up and surprises them, they are clearly holding hands and jump away, embarrassed. It ...
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Why didn't Stargate Command continue to fast dial the gate?

The Stargate Command dialing computer allows for the dialing of a gate without a corresponding Dial Home Device (DHD). While the custom dialing system has certain advantages, one of it's biggest ...
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Why weren't the Tollan named 'The Fifth Race'?

In Stargate SG-1 we learn of an alliance of four great races in the episode The Fifth Race. It is also in this episode that the Asgard tell Jack that humanity is on it's way to becoming the fifth ...
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What's the origin of an “Avenger” computer virus?

I noticed that a couple of sci-fi shows refer to a computer virus named "Avenger". I doubt this is a coincidence, and suspect they're referring to something, possibly real or possibly fictional. The ...
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How can a Goa'uld be extracted from its host and who can do it?

I'm writing a fanfic story that is based off Stargate SG-1 and I cannot find this information. If anyone knows please share.
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Changes in the Constellations shape over time Vs Stargate Glyphs

I just remembered that the relative position of stars change with time. I made a quick search and found this reference : What Will the Constellations Look Like in 50,000 Years? I didn't see much ...
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How long were O'Neill and Teal'c stuck in the time loop in Window of Opportunity?

In season 4 episode 6 of Stargate-SG1, "Window of Opportunity", Jack O'Neill and Teal'c get stuck in a time loop, repeatedly living the same ten or so hours after a mission to a planet where they had ...
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Why are Asgardian ships so huge?

Asgardians have only one being in a very large ship. Why didn't they make their ship small enough for maneuverability, stealth, and easy-enough to defend when breached? Or just make their ship big ...
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How does Apophis reopen the Stargate in the opening scene of the pilot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How did the Goa’uld Raiding team return in the beginning of the pilot? In the first sequence of the SG-1 pilot, Children of Gods, Apophis and some Jaffa come to Earth, ...
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SG-1 A matter of time

Why did the Gate closed when the SG-10 Team opened it from their side but did not close when homebase dialed into the black hole planet? Supposedly its drawing power from both sides, it should have ...
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Children of the Gods plot inconsistency?

In Stargate SG-1's pilot episode - Children of the Gods, the scene opens with a group of soldiers playing poker in the gate room. These soldiers have some minor banter about how "nobody ever comes ...
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What happened to Cassandra?

Cassandra is the little girl saved from planet P8X-987 after her people were wiped out by Nirti, she was adopted by Dr Janet Fraiser and featured in several episodes. I don't remember her ever ...
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What is the deal with Daniel Jackson's sweater?

During Season 6 of Stargate SG1 after Daniel Jackson has died and ascended, he appears multiple times in a variety of episodes. In the vast majority of these appearances he is wearing a cream/beige ...
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How do SG teams know how to get home?

Not being able to dial home from another gate was a core plot point of the movie, in fact more than half of the movie was spent with Daniel Jackson trying to work out the gate address to get the team ...
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What happened to the 'freezing' side effect of gate travel?

In the movie and in the early episodes of Stargate SG-1, whenever a team travelled from Earth to their destination they always arrived 'cold'. This is especially noticeable in the movie. In the later ...
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Why didn't a SG team just bring back a Dial Home Device? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could the Stargate Program have stolen a DHD from an uninhabited planet? In the scope of the movie this question probably doesn't work, but during the many seasons (and ...
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Can I pass to a Stargate Back and Forth? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What happens to objects that enter a Stargate from the wrong side? Can a person/object pass thru a stargate and goes back again without having to shutdown the gate's ...
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Why do the symbols on Jaffa foreheads differ?

I know that the symbols on a Jaffa's forehead pertain to the System Lord to which they belong, but why do some Jaffa have black Tattooed symbols, while others have Gold symbols, while yet others have ...
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What is the name of the Goa'uld species?

It is strongly implied, or even stated explicitly over the course of the series that Goa'uld is not a species name, but the name of a race or faction within the species, with Tok'ra being another ...
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What is the episode where person is the power source for the city defense shield?

In the episode a city is being attacked by the bad guys. The defense shield for the city doesn't work because part of it was stolen by the black ops technology thieves from earth. What is the episode? ...
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Why was Samantha Carter on SG-1? [closed]

It seems unusual to me, of any of the characters, that Carter was on SG-1. While she is extremely smart, and a reasonably good fighter, her strength is in gate physics and other similar stuff. As most ...
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Is Dr. Jackson a crutch for the writers? [closed]

Aside from being a convenient crutch for the writers, why is Dr. Jackson a member of the most elite of the Stargate teams, SG-1? He has no military training, a weak personality, and, not to mention he ...
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How come SG-1 couldn't get back to Earth?

In Stargate SG-1 S02E16, The Fifth Race, SG-1 (Captain Carter, Teal'c and two other members, who replaced Colonel O'Neill and Dr Jackson) is "trapped" on planet in binary system, where second star has ...
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Why aren't the Asgard in Atlantis?

Why don't the Asgard go into the Pegasus Galaxy and study Atlantis? As we see in the Stargate series, the Asgard weren't perfect and couldn't defeat the replicatiors but the Ancients had the ...
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Are the Egyptian historical references in Stargate SG-1 based on actual history?

Are the references to historical facts in SG1 based on actual facts or are they made up in story lines for the show? Specifically I was asking about the history to the Egyptian gods Ra, Apophis etc. ...
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What causes a stargate to not accept an incoming connection?

I'm in the middle of season 3, and I have watched 2 episodes which contain information that seems to contradict, and I'm trying to get this sorted straight. 100 days (Episode 3.17)- The stargate ...