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How long did it take to get to the Midway Station?

After harvesting a bunch of Pegasus stargates, McKay & Co. daisy-chains them end-to-end until they end up halfway between the Pegasus & Milky Way galaxies where they build the Midway Station. ...
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What was the out of universe reason to destroying 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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Is the Stargate SG1 episode “Nightwalkers” a retelling of an older story, and if so, what?

When I was watching the SG1 episode "Nightwalkers", I had this strange sense of deja vu - like I'd seen a similar story line (aliens recruit unwitting townsfolk to rebuild/repair their ...
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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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What was the last riddle set by Morgan le Fay?

In Stargate SG1 season 10 episode The Quest (part 1), the last riddle set by Morgan le Fay in the cave system protecting the Sangraal is incompletely translated. From the transcript: DANIEL ...
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Is SG-10's appearance in “SG-1: A Matter of Time” their first mission?

In SG-1's second season episode A Matter of Time, SG-10 is described as being on its first mission, with Major Boyd in charge. SG-10, a new field unit commanded by Major Henry Boyd and on its ...
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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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What did the SG1 effects people use to build and operate the MALPs?

MALPs appear in numerous SG1 episodes. Their six wheel chassis appears similar to gas powered off-road vehicles which have been around for many decades. From a production perspective, what was used to ...
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What did Ra have over the other System Lords?

from my understanding of the Goa'uld the System Lords only are friendly with one another because they can't destroy each other and take their worlds. However Ra is the Supreme System Lord shown by ...
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Do the Tok'ra use any particular gate address for their ceremony?

In Season 6 Episode 9 - Allegiance we see the Tok'ra use the Stargate to farewell their dead in a ceremony by having them vaporized by the opening Stargate. I am wondering if the Tok'ra use any gate ...
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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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What's the story behind the new SG1 patches introduced in Ex Deus Machina?

In Stargate SG-1, season 9, episode 7 (Ex Deus Machina), Lt. Col. Mitchell makes quite a show of replacing the patches on the uniforms of SG1. What's the big deal? And, what did they replace? ...
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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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Why is Casandra's bomb no longer a threat?

In the episode 1969 when SG-1 was a bit too early going though the Stargate during the Solar Flare and was flung into the future, waiting for them was an old woman who Sam confirmed to be Casandra. ...
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Stargate SG-1 HD release

Had there been an HD release of the early seasons of this show? I'm rewatching it from the beginning and have trouble tolerating DVD quality in this new age of HD. Everything looks blurry and ... ...
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What is the basis for planet numbering system used in Stargate SG1?

In SG1, we see/hear planet designations like P3X-421. Do these designations follow any sort of system, or is it all "writer discretion"? If there is a system to these designations, what is it ...
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Why would “Cor-Ai” be earlier than “Singularity”?

A while back my mum got the entire collection of Stargate SG-1 from a garage sale however i had been noticing that the episode order is off in comparison to what I see on IMDB. one example is on ...
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Who replaced Kinsey as Vice President?

In the finale of Season 8, President Hayes informs Vice President Kinsey that he should "consider [his] resignation accepted". We later see that indeed, Kinsey is no longer the vice president. Is ...
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Did Daniel (briefly) ascend at the end of “Threads”?

Daniel spends the majority of the season 8 episode Threads in a sort of limbo while Oma waits for him to choose ascension over (apparently) being killed by the replicators in a previous episode. At ...
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Would Thor's Hammer defend against ships?

I understand the 'hammer' imprisoned any Goa'uld who came through the stargate (at least until SG1 broke it), but could it have done anything if any of the system lords sent a warship to attack ...
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Did anyone ever question the Asgard's resemblence to the legendary Greys?

The Asgard are depicted as humanity's friend against the Gou'auld yet they look suspiciously similar to creatures accused of abducting humans for experiments (among the least invasive involving rectal ...
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Did the US miltary ever reverse-engineer Gou'aould or other alien energy weapons?

The SG-teams often bring back weapons like Jaffa staves and zap-guns, did they ever take any apart so they could learn to make energy weapons of their own?
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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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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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Why did the Tok'ra never create a Harcesis child among themselves?

In Season 3's Forever in a Day, Daniel and Teal'c discuss what happens when two Goa'uld have a child: Daniel: Teal'c, what happens if two Goa'uld hosts have a child. Teal'c: It is strictly ...
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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 all that diner lingo in Stargate SG1 episode “Threads”?

In the Stargate SG1 episode "Threads", Oma Desala appears as a waitress in a diner. She calls out orders to the cook in diner lingo, much of it going by rather quickly. What are all the diner lingo ...
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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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Why didn't the Asgard use their own beam weapons?

In the last episode of Stargate SG1, the Asgard gift humans with all their knowledge and fit key systems onto the human ship Odyssey. One of those key systems was an advanced beam weapon capable of ...
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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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What's with the designation of planet KS7-535?

The SGC gives planets in the Milky Way designations that start with P: http://stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Milky_Way_planets?pagefrom=P1-269#mw-pages (There are around 200 of them). But one ...
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Where's the head on an Atlantean jumper?

On several Stargate Atlantis and late SG-1 episodes they spend a very long time on a jumper. For example, in Atlantis 4x17 "Midway", at the end, Bill Lee, Kavanagh, McKay and Shepard are on a gate ...
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What happens if a Wraith feeds on a Goa'uld or a Jaffa?

Wraith have amazing 'aging' powers and Goa'uld and Jaffa have amazing longevity and healing powers. I realize this invites speculation, but this would be pointless and against site guidelines. Is ...
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How were ZPMs made, charged, and are they all equivalent?

This is sort of three questions, but intimately related. http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.com/wiki/Zero_Point_Module_(ZPM) and http://stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Zero_Point_Module have some ...
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Why is exiting the Stargate inconsistent?

I'd be surprised if this hasn't been asked before, but I couldn't find it. In the awesome TV show Stargate: SG-1, I've noticed that how one exits the Stargate is inconsistent. Several times we witness ...
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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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Was the fact that McKay is Canadian established prior to the Atlantis premiere?

It is clearly established in the first episode of Atlantis that Rodney McKay is Canadian. He wears the Canadian flag, and pronounces the last letter of the English alphabet as 'zed', and this ...
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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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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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Is it impossible for Earth Stargate be modded to dial all Stargates?

Are there any Stargate episodes (sg1, atlantis, universe) that hints/imply that Carter cannot modify the Earth gate to dial all of the Stargates in the Milky Way Galaxy, the same way as the gate at ...
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If the Goa'uld exile you on an unknown planet with a Stargate, can you escape?

Situation : The Goa'uld exile you (an SG team member) off-world on a planet with a Stargate Problem : You don't know the Point of Origin but you do, of course know the first six glyphs for the Earth ...
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What's the full story behind Michael Shanks and Season 6 of Stargate: SG1?

I've been re-watching Stargate SG-1 and I was a little bit surprised to see that despite Michael Shanks leaving the show, he actually appears in seven episodes in Season 6 (as Daniel Jackson and as ...
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Why was it okay to keep the naquadria?

In many episodes, the bad guys (NID) steal technology from other planets ("Chain Reaction", "The Sentinel") and the SGC does everything possible to apologize and give it back. Or SG-1 wants to take ...
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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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Why did the Goa'uld return to earth?

At the beginning of "Children of the Gods", Apophis travels to Earth with his troops. How did the Goa'uld know to return to Earth? How did they know that the desert gate had been dug up and was back ...
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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 ...