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Did the System Lords have terrestrial animals on their colonies?

The Goa'uld like to have human hosts (though not necessarily exclusively), and their colony worlds are frequently populated with pine trees- do said colonies also have other animals from Earth such as ...
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Are the wormhole effects used in the Stargate Franchise diegetic?

Here's an example of the wormhole effects used in the Stargate franchise, from the original movie, Stargate SG-1, Atlantis, and Universe. Are the wormhole effects diegetic? That is - is travelling ...
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Why was Teal'c so different from other Jaffa?

In Stargate SG-1 and spin-offs, Teal'c was portrayed as blunt, emotionless and unable to understand metaphors, taking everything literally. Creatively, I assume this was done to make him stand out as ...
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Why did Daniel Jackson reopen the Abydos Stargate?

Recently I was rewatching Stargate: SG-1 and a question occurred to me: Canonically, why did Daniel Jackson unblock the Abydos stargate? Kawalsky: What's going on, Daniel? Could it be another Ra? ...
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In the first episode of Stargate: SG-1, did the rock-throwing guy actually help?

For reasons intelligible only to me, the prisoner who stays and helps O'Neil by throwing rocks as his people escape sticks out to me. Is there anything that he did that was actually useful? For ...
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Stargate SG-1: Is there an in-universe explanation for the aftermath of the episode "Heroes" in Season 7?

(SPOILERS AHEAD) I'm watching Stargate SG-1 again, and one issue that has always bothered me is the way that the Season 7 episode Heroes killed off Dr. Fraiser. After seeing so many other characters ...
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In what order must a Stargate address be entered?

In the Stargate film, Daniel Jackson shows the known reason for having seven chevrons, i.e. that 6 points are required to locate a point in space plus the seventh being the point of origin: We know ...
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Whose likeness was used and/or who was the voice actress for Sekhmet in the game Stargate SG-1: Unleashed?

I would like to know whose likeness they used for the character of Sekhmet in Stargate SG-1: Unleashed and whether that person was also the voice actress for that character in the game.
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How can Apophis have a son?

Apophis refers to Skaara and his symbiote Klorel as his "son". I can think of two explanations: Apophis is a queen. Goa'uld are capable of sexual reproduction. It would make a lot more ...
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Why was Thor's hammer never used again?

After SG1 broke Thor's hammer to let Teal'c through (in SG1: Thor's Hammer), the Asgard eventually repaired it (in SG1: Thor's Chariot) However, there were many situations after where Goa'uld had ...
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Inspiration for Nirrti of SG-1 in Doctor Who?

The character Nirrti in Stargate SG-1 draws inspiration for her name and costume from Hindu scripture, but as a Goa'uld, her character seems something else entirely. I was just reading about a Doctor ...
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Is there any significance to the use of the number "28" in Stargate?

The Stargate was found in 1928, and in Cheyenne mountain, the Stargate is on the 28th floor. Is this a coincidence, or intentional? Is there any significance to this use of the number 28?
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Red, green, and blue lines in the SG-1 base

I've just started watching Stargate SG-1 for the first time. I'm curious; what are the red green and blue lines all throughout the hallway floors of the base supposed to be? I noticed in one scene of ...
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What was Origin about, when it was the religion of the Ori only, i.e. as they were still on the mortal plane?

Origin seems like a fundamentalist religion from the get-go, given the conflict between the Ori and the Ancients.
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How did Apophis open the StarGate in Children of the gods? [duplicate]

This is probably just an inconsistency that has never been explained but maybe it has in some novelization or comment by the writers. On Children of the Gods, Apophis and a group of Jaffa come through ...
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In which SG1 Season and Episode did Teal'c say 'Medical Operation'?

I am looking for the episode where Teal'c says something like: 'medical operation' and O'Neill says: 'It's surgical...'
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What was the official reason for launching the Space Shuttle?

In "The Serpent's Lair" SG-1 minus Daniel (of course they thought he was dead at the time) along with Bra'tac escape the destruction of a pair of Ha'tak gliders that were crippled in the ...
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Was Asgard technology ever duplicated on other SGC ships?

In the SG-1 finale "Unending", the Asgard call SG-1 to meet them with the USS Odyssey in order to Afterwards, however, in Stargate: Atlantis the ship is still routinely going on missions. ...
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Do Teal'c and Daniel Jackson have honorary ranks within SGC?

I'm binge-watching Stargate-SG1 on Netflix and noticed that several times in the later seasons, SGC officers defer to Teal'c as if he's in command, or at least a senior officer. However, as far as I ...
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Do GDO units have any kind of receive notification? [duplicate]

In Stargate SG-1 (as well as its spinoffs "Stargate: Atlantis" and "Stargate Universe"), teams or individuals who travel through a stargate must use a GDO unit to enter their ...
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Why were humans better hosts than Unas to the Goa'uld?

When they are introduced, the Unas appear to be stronger physically than humans but otherwise have similar capacities - they have gripping hands, for instance, and can clearly make tools. Since the ...
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Was this Stargate SG-1 martial arts training montage inspired by The Karate Kid? [closed]

Was the Stargate SG-1 episode "Affinity" (S8E7) martial arts training montage inspired by The Karate Kid? Just wondering if anyone else was getting a Karate Kid vibe during the scene where ...
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Was the whole of Abydos destroyed in Stargate SG1?

In the episode "Full Circle", Anubis fires his superweapon at the planet Abydos, and we see the pyramid explode and the land surrounding it. At the end of the episode, there's only ...
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Could Daniel Jackson have safely used the Ancient's Repository of Knowledge?

It seems to have been implied that using the Repository of Knowledge could force someone to ascend, should their brain be unable to withstand the strain. However, since Daniel has ascend multiple ...
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Are there any connections between the Humans of Earth being called Tau'ri by the Goa'uld and the tribe called the Tauri from Crimea in any literature?

The Goa'uld, having been separated from the Humans of Earth (Tau'ri) around 3000 BCE, named them the Tau'ri to mean "First Ones". In our history, the two histories being virtually identical ...
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Did the Goa'Uld ever try to use Chevron 8 and 9

With Stargate Atlantis (and already in S02E16) and Universe, we're introduced to Chevron 8 and 9 to dial to another Galaxy and a moving target. Specially with Anubis having the knowledge of the ...
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In Star-Gate SG-1, ep.1, how did the invaders dial out? [duplicate]

In the first episode of SG-1, the base is attacked by aliens. After they arrive, the gate closes. How were they able to dial out again? They apparently did not access the control room.
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Is the Stargate half duplex or one way? [duplicate]

Is the Stargate half duplex or one way? I know it can send radio signals both ways but doesn’t seem like it can send and receive matter. It seems only the dialer can transfer matter. In “The Fifth ...
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How did O'Neill guess there would be a raid in "The Nox?"

In the season one episode of Stargate Sg-1, “The Nox”, how did O’Neill know that there would be a raid right when Nafrayu was revived?
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How did the Goa'uld become spacefaring?

It is often stated throughout the Stargate series that the Goa'uld are more technologically advanced, however, during the SG-1 episode "Pretense" (3.15), it is stated that the Goa'uld did ...
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How can the travel be followed in the control room?

In the control room of the SGC, there is a star map that can be used to follow the traveller through the wormhole, know where on the way they are, the destination of the wormhole and so on. I ...
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Did the writers of Stargate SG1 forget about the Beta gate?

When the Russians discovered their Stargate had the writer's forgotten about the BETA GATE from season 2 episode 14 that was found, recovered, stored, sealed and locked away after it was recovered ...
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Stargate SG-1 S3E3 Fair Game: Why is the speaker's lectern so close to the Stargate?

In the episode where SG-1 is trapped on a prisoner's planet we learn from Daniel Jackson that the initial blue burst out of the Stargate is deadly and not a way to escape. So why is the speaker's ...
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How do the SGC address codes work?

In Stargate SG1, Samantha Carter and the technical staff implemented their own dialling software and with it a proprietary addressing system for milky-way gates. Instead of the difficult to spell ...
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When did Jack O'Neill kill this character?

I'm currently reading The Cost of Honor by Sally Malcolm, one of the Fandemonium published novels based on Stargate SG-1. Several times in the narrative, Col. Jack O'Neill's internal voice reminds him ...
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Why was Apophis chosen to be the Main Villain in Stargate SG1?

Has it ever been stated (by someone in the cast or crew) why Apophis was chosen to be the main villain in the beginning of Stargate SG-1? I am looking for an explanation why Apophis and not another ...
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Was the ship destroyed in the final episode of Stargate SG-1?

Was the technology and everything the Asgard gave SG-1 destroyed in the end or did they save it in the new timeline?
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Decontamination on Stargate SG-1 and Atlantis

Do the Stargate /Atlantis teams go through a decontamination process after every mission, is it ever shown? I know for example on Hand of God of the original Battlestar Galactica episode they show ...
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Tauri fleet location

Where are the BC-303 and BC-304 constructed? I know in Season 6 Episode 11 the female news person is taken to a desert location and takes a tour of the BC-303. Is the location ever stated where they ...
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When was it decided to make the Ancient Humans?

When Jack O'Neill went to the Asgard in SG1 S2E16 - The Fifth Race, the Asgardians didn't seem to recognise a member of the race of the Ancients. This makes me believe that it was only later decided ...
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Was the Harcesis in SG-1 inspired by actual ancient mythology?

In Stargate SG-1, a story arc is built around the "Harcesis" - a child born of two Goa'uld hosts. Background: In the Stargate universe, the Goa'uld are parasitic snake-like creatures that can ...
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Are the Nox ascending?

In Stargate SG1, S1E8, the Nox have mysterious powers like making things disappear and reviving people. They do not seem to wear any tech in order to vanish. Furthermore, it is clearly visible that ...
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Did Daniel and Vala have a relationship?

In Stargate SG1 - Unending (S10E20), Daniel and Vala have a relationship during the "time stop". However, they forget about it after Sam turned back time and only Teal'C was able to remember it. Has ...
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In "Stargate: SG-1" S1E1, why does Kowalski explicitly say "simulated bombing run"?

When Sam Carter is introduced to the team going to Abydos, Kowalski is trying to scare her (or prove how cool he is?) by explaining how difficult the trip through the stargate will be. He asks her if ...
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How is a harsesis different from any old Goa’uld?

The generic explanation is "...will be born with the genetic knowledge of the Goa’uld." What does that mean and do they not already have access to that knowledge? What more would the ...
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Are all the ascended dead?

In the episode where they are finally able to put together Merlin's weapon and send it to the Ori galaxy, Vala points out that she's pretty sure the one part that didn't make it into the rig is the ...
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Why do they consider the Ori false gods?

Throughout Stargate SG-1 seasons 9 and 10 they spend the time fighting the crusade of the Ori. They mention several times that 'the Ori are not gods.' I think that Dr Daniel Jackson mentions several ...
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Where do Ark of Truth and Covenant fit into the Stargate series?

I was wondering where Stargate: The Ark of Truth & Covenant fit into Stargate. Are these movies or in the series?
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What are the main differences between the original Stargate SG-1 and the Final Cut edition?

I just got Amazon Prime video so I can rewatch the Stargate series. I remember things a little differently then I am seeing it. For instance, I distinctly remember Carter saying (when first getting ...
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Which race, Asgard or Ancients invented the holographic projection tech and the beaming tech?

In the TV series Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis we see both the Ancients and Asgard using both holographic projection and beaming technology. Which race, Asgard or Ancients invented the ...
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