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Because they had no choice in the end. Recall that the original bomb was merely intended to destroy the stargate so that it could not be used to threaten Earth. However, the bomb had been altered by Ra to be 100 times more destructive than the original. Essentially it was a planet wrecker. Consequently, unable to stop the countdown or disable the device O'...


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Yes: Satan (Christianity) and Nirrti (Hinduism) In season 3 episode Demons they encounter a medieval Catholic society. Carter: The UAV photos were right, there it is. Looks like a church. O'Neill: And that would mean what? Teal'c: That it is most likely Christians reside here, O'Neill. [...] Daniel: Which means they probably had to have been taken from ...


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The primary issue would certainly have been that the budget for the show would not have been sufficient to have Russell involved. Plus, even if the money could have been found, Russell would have to have been willing to do TV, move to Vancouver... and take considerable time out from his movie work. Seems likely he wouldn't have taken it if he was offered ...


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Yes & No For a very good In Universe reason.... most of those religions weren't (AFAIK) established until after the Goa'uld had left Earth in 3000BC. The episode Mobius established that SG1 helped oust the Goa'uld from Earth by travelling in time to 3000BC using a Puddle Jumper. In addition, the religions described (he says carefully) would not fit the ...


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I can't seem to find a actual sourced number but most of the places I checked had a budget of between 1.5 and 3 million per episode. There was no budget jump between seasons 1 and 2 so you would need between 30 and 60 million to produce the normal 20 episode season. Your sets are normally amortized out over the course of the season as a part of the pre-...


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In the movie, the subject of powering the Stargate is not mentioned but, as you say, the power seems to be used for turning the gate itself. From a Wikia No Dial Home Device is ever shown in the film, making it unclear how Dr. Daniel Jackson managed to redial the gate. This issue is apparently solved in the novelization of the movie, written by Dean ...


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Is it official or fan-made? This map is definitely fan-made. It doesn't appear in any episodes or tie-in media. Using a reverse image search, I could only find this image on Reddit and imgur, not an official or licensed Stargate site. Is it accurate, despite being fan-made? I was a little skeptical going into this because the shows never said where most of ...


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It's a replaceable - some say rechargeable - power cell. You can see a spare on Ronon's belt in many shots, but there is as far as I can recall only one time you see him actually replace the power cell. In the tavern scene near the beginning of S2E7 "Instinct," he replaces the cell near the end of the conversation, just before he stands up. In S4E5 "...


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I reviewed my blu-ray copies and can say that the answer is no. Please see this attached, HD screen grab. Perhaps the low res version could pass, but not in glorious high definition!


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As it later becomes established in Stargate SG1, the Goa'uld are actually parasitic creatures that inhabit and control their hosts. We also know that before humans, the Goa'uld used to take control of Unas, but that the number of Unas in the universe was rapidly dwindling due to the rapid growth of the Goa'uld. In the opening scene of Stargate (the 1994 ...


9

For some time, Teal'c had been disillusioned by Apophis and the Goa'uld way of life. He knows what he's being asked to do is not right, but has to stay his tongue and actions at the risk of death for him and his family. When SG-1 arrives, Teal'c believes they might be able to do something to help him (dialog from the end of S01E01): O'NEILL (to Teal'c) I ...


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Our program is nowhere near as sophisticated as the one that exists in the DHDs. It's completely jerry-rigged. —Samantha Carter, "Avenger 2.0" First off, the pilot Children of the Gods establishes that the DHD was missing from the Giza site, so Earth had to create their own. It wasn't until one was found with the Antarctic gate in "Solitudes&...


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Yes, several made appearances on the show: Hindu goddesses Nirrti and Kali Shinto goddess Amaterasu Olokun, a figure in the religion of the Yoruba There are also numerous Hindu deities mentioned in canon, including Shiva, Indra, and Vritra.


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Not much of the universe was detailed in the movie so a lot of these changes were as the result of expanding on the universe and changing the way various systems worked, and the others are merely the result of transferring a movie into a suitable format for TV. Along with the obvious change of actors (there were a couple of exceptions, for example Alexis ...


7

In modern broadcasting, subtitling is a separate data stream accompanying the audio and video, and it is rendered using whatever font is configure in the subtitling device. This is a more efficient way to store subtitling information (since it can be stored as text rather than as fully-rendered text) but it definitely means the subtitles can look different ...


6

He's referring to a unique Commander Sheppard, from a universe we haven't seen before. There's a follow-up conversation that occurs toward the end of the episode: McKay: Detective. Remember when I told you I once met another version of you? Sheppard: Yeah. McKay: I know you'll probably think this sounds ridiculous, but, a little a while ago ...


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I was able to find this article. It's quite a big one and I think it has answers to your question. A summary of what has changed: Carter's introduction is smoother. The line about reproductive organs is gone. Closer relationship between Kawalsky and O'Neill. The question about Jack's kid was removed. Apophis' harem scene is gone. And Sha're is abducted ...


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The episode features a battle for the Prometheus one of Earth's interplanetary spaceships. The name Ethon (or Aethon) is from Greek mythology In Greek mythology, Ethon was the eagle that gnawed the liver of Prometheus — the name given to Earth’s interstellar battle cruiser on Stargate. Gateworld Wikipedia The eagle who tormented Prometheus, Aethon, was ...


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On the Stargate Wiki article for wormhole physics, it states: The speed at which one enters a wormhole is the same at which one exits a wormhole. However unstable energy sources can cause travelers to exit at far greater velocities then they enter (Emphaisis mine). During season 1 episode 17: Solitudes, it is mentioned that they've installed frequency ...


5

It was never directly addressed, but evidence throughout the series explains the logic reason. First, some quick background. The First season of SG1 is set a year after the movie. The Stargate program was shut down after O'Neill supposedly nuked Abydos. A year later, Apophis retaliates for Ra's death by sending Jaffa through the gate to Earth, setting the ...


5

The only public comment I can find (from Producers Joe Mallozzi and Paul Mullie) are found in issue 27 of the Official Stargate Magazine, page 20: Joe: CSI: Atlantis as I titled it! Rob Cooper wrote and directed the episode... Paul: It's an alternate reality in which Sheppard he leaves the Air Force altogether. We're dealing with a Sheppard who's not with ...


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Does Satan count as a "modern god"? If so, then there's Sokar.


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The remote access code is provided through a device which one of the Stargate team members wears on their arm. After the wormhole is established, the team member punches in the access code, it is transmitted back through the wormhole, the SGC picks up the signal, verifies it's a valid code and which team it belongs to, then they open the iris on the gate. ...


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With the logic in the movie, 4 points are enough, because each line appears to pass through the same point, i.e. you only need 2 lines. Given the random placement of stars, it is extremely unlikely that you will find 6 in just a few constellations that enable 3 lines to intersect at the same point (try it with 3 straws, or pencils, and see that it just won't ...


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Each Stargate could imagine itself to be the center of its own reference system. It can determine the distance and direction of 39 beacons. If you input one beacon (let's call it a), the origin Stargate draws an imaginary sphere around itself with a radius equal to the distance to a. After you input b, the Stargate draws another imaginary sphere around the ...


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Have a look at the dialling sequence: At chevron five (around 1:20 in the video linked) the Stargate causes the ground to ominously tremble, at six it's basically an earthquake. Inside a big mountain. It stands to reason everyone agreed that 30-ish attempts at finding the next symbol (and were they sure only seven were ...


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