Questions tagged [stargate-sg1]

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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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Where does this quote come from?

In another question (What was the last riddle set by Morgan le Fay?) @Codosaur said that, As to the riddle, the writers may have just taken it from: "In Battle-scars and times of strife, resistant ...
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How did Atlantis come to be cloaked when it was originally submerged when the team arrived in the city? [closed]

In Stargate SG-1 Season 9 Episode 13, "Ripple Effect": There is a conversation about Atlantis. Cam says the ZPM is being used to cloak the city from the Wraith but when Stargate Atlantis starts, the ...
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Would Stargate Command be affected by a US Government Shutdown?

In the event of a US government shutdown, as occurred in 1995-1996, 2013, and 2018-2019, would Stargate Command be shut down? It's part of the US military, but it also employs a large number of ...
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How did Apophis maintain System Lord status?

Apophis is the main antagonist of SG-1 for the first couple seasons. In The Serpent's Lair SG-1 destroys 2 Ha'tak vessels right before they attack earth. This is shown as breaking Apophis' hold on ...
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How was Ernest Littlefield able to survive for 50 years?

In Season 1 Episode 11, Heliopolis, SG-1 travels to a planet where we first learn of the alliance for 4 races, and discover that Ernest Littlefield had survived his trip through the gate in 1945, and ...
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What is the effective maximum range of a ring transporter?

In the original Stargate movie, Ra and his followers have ring transporters that can be used to teleport between Ra's ship in orbit and the surface of Abydos. In Stargate SG1, Earth Humans (Taur'i) ...
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Why didn’t Teal’c replace his larva with a Tok'ra?

When SG-1 visit the Tok'ra in SG-1: "Tok'ra", they each (one after another) refuse to host the oldest Tok'ra, whose host is dying. Teal'c says nothing during the encounter. Why did he not offer to ...
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Was the use of "puddle jumper" in the Stargate SG-1 episode "Moebius" a continuity error?

When Stargage: Atlantis was launched, my wife and I started watching it, but we got tired of it fairly quickly and went back to just watching SG-1. From what we saw of Stargate: SG-1 in season 8, ...
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Why did the writers never let the Stargate be revealed to the public?

I think in Stargate the general population of Earth never knew that Stargates and aliens existed. So I get that the idea behind the show is that there is a secret operation that most humans don't ...
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What symptoms on Langara is Jonas referring to?

In S06E13, upon returning from a mission with an alien device, Jonas Quinn sees an alien creature that no one else can see. When the entire team is ordered to take some down-time, they discuss the ...
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Pro-mortal mythological gods = Tau'ri allies?

In SG1S1E10, Daniel describes 2 types of Star gods: the Tyrants the Culture bearers The Tyrants were equaled with the Goa'uld. While on the other hand there was Thor as a friend and protector of ...
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Why was the Alpha Gate/Tau'ri symbol important to the Ancients?

We know that the Alpha Gate, the one with the famous symbol , was brought to Earth by Ra, at a time when the Ancients were more or less no longer active there. But the symbol is still used quite ...
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Is Jonas Quinn typical of his species? [duplicate]

In Season 5 of Stargate: SG-1, team member Daniel Jackson was briefly replaced by Jonas Quinn, a human from Langara. In addition to an optimistic, almost child-like curiosity about everything, Quinn ...
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Why is the symbol on the Beta Stargate wrong?

I am aware that the Beta gate becomes the main gate (post replicators). I'm only a few episodes past that. I noticed in the groundhog day episode that the origin symbol isn't correct (assuming they ...
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SG-1 Torment of Tantalus: The book and universal language

Did Jackson or anyone else ever specifically ask the Asgard, Nox, etc. about what was inside the "book", the "atomic language", etc?
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Stargate SG-1 episode with religious conflict

I am looking for two things: a Stargate SG-1 episode, which is between seasons 1 and 5, and a specific quote in that episode. Episode The SG-1 team visits a planet where they are met by a team of ...
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Why are there so few ancient ships in the Milky Way?

We learn at the beginning of Stargate: The Ark of Truth that the Ancients came to the Milky Way via starship. At the time, they did not have working Stargate technology but developed it in the Milky ...

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