What are the Stargate dial home device symbols used to dial Earth from Atlantis?
The show's producer was kind enough to share them on his website
Was Sam Carter's fancy flip phone an existing model, or based on one?
Propworx sold the (screen-used) phone in an auction. Carter's Cell Phone: Cell phone used by actress Amanda Tapping as 'Samantha Carter' in Season 8 episode SG-1, 'Covenant'." Silver and red ...
How can Apophis have a son?
Male goa'uld reproduce with female goa'uld "queens" to produce offspring. Whether that's via a host body in the (ahem) usual human fashion, or by providing a sample of DNA to a queen outside ...
How did the crew of the Destiny get out of the time loop?
The episode is harder to follow than most. Important to this episode is that the crew ran low on water in S1E06 Water. They got some from an ice planet (Eli names it Hoth for obvious reasons), and the ...
Red, green, and blue lines in the SG-1 base
You're presumably referring to the stripes on the floor that look like this; These are commonly used in large organisation, particularly public facing ones, to help people find their way around. It ...
Why was Thor's hammer never used again?
The last time we see Cimmeria is at the end of SG1: Thor's Chariot where we're told that the Asgard intend to rebuild Thor's Hammer. GAIRWYN: For us, there is still much to rebuild. Thor has promised ...
How did Pegasus Galaxy natives ensure they didn’t travel to a gate in orbit?
There are two possible explanations that come to mind: 1. Stargate travelers most likely knew their destination when they dialed the address, and there is no evidence that random dialing was a common ...
Why did Ra leave written history of his defeat?
The screenplay makes it abundantly clear that Ra didn't authorise these writings. They were created by those he'd abducted from Earth in order to record their history. The catacombs are concealed ...
Is Stargate (movie) based on a book?
High school teacher Omar Zuhdi claimed in a 1995 copyright infringement lawsuit that virtually the entire film was stolen from a manuscript he began writing as a college student. Zuhdi even had his ...
Stargate SG-1: Is there an in-universe explanation for the aftermath of the episode "Heroes" in Season 7?
I do not have proof for the statements below, but they are surely universe-related. It is obvious that death is a fact of life, both on the Earth side of the SG command (e.g., Kowalsky), and ...
Red, green, and blue lines in the SG-1 base
According to the show's producer and senior writer, Joseph Mallozzi, the floor lines have no particular in-universe meaning and were evidently just set dressing, presumably to add a little bit of ...
Why did Ronon Dex stop carrying his sword?
It’s possible he didn’t recover it from the Hive ship. The episode “Lost boys” they are captured while attempting to destroy a Hive.. when they escape and return to Atlantis he doesn’t have his sword.....
Is Stargate the first example of a one-way wormhole in fiction?
"Sliders" was 2 years earlier, here wormholes are seen closing at the source end before they open at the destination, but this is possibly not the first story to use a unidirectional ...
Is there any significance to the use of the number "28" in Stargate?
There's no special significance The number 28 is special neither in Egyptian nor in Norse mythology, the two main sources for inspiration in the Stargate franchise. The Egyptians considered 2, 3, 4, ...
Who were the Furlings?
Over the entirety of the Stargate franchise to-date, only the Furlings remain mentioned but unseen. We have seen The Asgard (frequently), The Nox (more than once), and yes even the Ancients (Atlantis)....
Do Teal'c and Daniel Jackson have honorary ranks within SGC?
I want to address this question from a few different angles. But before I give an answer, some groundwork needs to be laid. Teal'c as first prime A first prime of a Goa'uld is basically like the ...
Is there any in universe reason or rational for why the Wraith ignore Atlantis for the 10,000 years after the Ancients abandoned the Pegasus Galaxy?
Forgetting everything else....Atlantis still had it's shield and the Wraith had no way of breaching it, especially not with the water attenuating their weapons energy. Plus the only thing keeping the ...
How deep does a Stargate need to be buried in order to deter its use?
In season 3 episode 17, a stargate is hit with a meteor and buried but the woosh creates an abscess in the ground, in which Teal’c is able to use to dig out of and rescue O’Neal. So, it doesn’t jive ...
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