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In the episode of Stargate SG-1 called "The Fifth Race", there are 4 advanced races which are listed, namely the Asgard, the Ancients, the Nox, and the Furlings. The Asgard and the Ancients were extensively mentioned, the Nox had a few episodes that they were mentioned, but so far as I know, the Furlings never appeared, nor were heard from. Who are they?

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    The top four Google results for "furlings" are wiki pages that answer this. Are you looking for more information than that? – Tony Meyer Mar 1 '11 at 11:13
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The Furlings never did make an appearance on SG-1, but there was mention of them in several episodes, and Furling ruins were found and explored.

The length of time that the Furling nature has remained a mystery in the series has given the producers the opportunity to tease fans with a running gag. When Executive Producer Robert C. Cooper was asked "Will we ever meet the Furlings?", his answer was "Who says we haven't?"

from wikipedia

There is also a lot of information on the sg1 wiki.

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    The furlings make a pretty funny appearance in the 200th episode, totally what I envisioned. – Jorge Castro Feb 24 '11 at 22:33
  • I actually imagined that the creature that kidnaps Daniel Jackson in the season 1 episode 'Fire and Water' to be a Furling - advanced technology coupled with hatred of Goa'uld. But this is just my own theory, not grounded in any rumour or fact. – HorusKol Feb 24 '11 at 22:38
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    yes, the 200th episode, "Wormhole Xtreme!" featured the furlings in the TV show within a TV show parody of itself. It was a pretty brilliant episode, depicting the furlings like ewoks. – benstraw Feb 24 '11 at 23:13
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    @horuskol No, that was an Ohne: stargate.wikia.com/wiki/Ohnes – Daniel Bingham Feb 25 '11 at 19:55
  • @Daniel - thanks, didn't realise there were sources outside of the TV series – HorusKol Feb 26 '11 at 4:29

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