All of which would be pretty dry stuff were it not for the chemistry between missing scientist Ernest Littlefield and his fiancée Catherine Langford. Why it's great: That thing I just said about fear of cancellation? Why it's great: Up until this point in the series, Apophis has mostly been an unassailable figure of menace, either posed imperiously behind his personal force-shield or beheld only a looming figure on a viewscreen. Why it's great: Having deposed Apophis and dispatched Hathor in recent weeks, it was only logical that other intergalactic bad guys might view Earth as a nuisance to be dealt with sooner rather than later. Would recommend this to anyone who is a Stargate fan! Twenty-five choices from a pot containing over 200 entries. Why it's great: This is a very different kind of Stargate episode for a number of reasons — a two-parter in the loosest possible sense, it manages to intertwine some long-awaited moments with a sense of innate wrongness that permeates everything from the set design to the soundtrack.
Why it's great: So many ways. Advertisement As with all articles of this ilk, though, this is a highly subjective list. It was a family friendly show except for the nude scene in the pilot that tweeked the imagination and kept you entertained. The spin off of Atlantis was great, loved it too, but hated Universe, universe would have been awesome if they had left out the gratuitis, graphic love scenes and extreme violence. There But For The Grace Of God Season 1 The plot: Daniel touches an alien mirror which takes him to an alternate universe.
Despite all of the chalkboard sessions, the team never manages to fix the errant time machine. Chain Reaction Season 4 The plot: A nefarious scheme forces General Hammond into retirement. The audience is benched on the sidelines along with the always-excellent Saul Rubinek and his film crew, forced to play out the adventure in our minds. Counsellor Troi turns up to help. Thor brings his own chair from home.
I would recommend this to a friend Commercial Free - This starts at the beginning - that is - after the original Stargate movie with Kurt Russell and James Spader. I could watch this show over and over again. Shipping was on time as expected, and saved me from going to the store to pick it up which I sometimes do , but sometimes if a product is not in stock at the store, it's faster to have it shipped home. They get help by a Jaffa called Telc' who allies himself with the team to fight off Apophis and his Armies. I would recommend this to a friend I've been a BestBuy member for many years now, and 'always' do my electronic shopping with them 'first'. If this episode were simply funny, that might have been enough to nudge it into the lower echelons of this list. Stargate Command blows up a planet.
Fun to start at Season 1, where it all began. Harry Maybourne pops up, as does his replacement Simmons, played with typical malevolent relish by John de Lancie and itching to relieve General Hammond of duty. Seasons 2,3and 4 are due to be delivered tomorrow! So very much Michael Shanks. Everyone in the cast has their moment to shine — Daniel may be hospitalised, but Michael Shanks is pulling double-duty as Thor — and what little down-time there is in the story gets wisely used to bring the characters closer together as friends. Children Of The Gods Season 1 The plot: An elite group soldiers is formed, with a mission to get out among the stars and royally screw everything up. Why it's great: All right, yes, the idea of someone getting super-intelligence that will eventually kill them is a bit of a cliché.
Lifeboat Season 7 The plot: Daniel gets a brain-dump full of alien refugees, which turns out to be a thing that can kill you. To the surprise of Guards on Base, The Gate Activates and The Goa'uld Come thru and attack and take prisoners. Why it's great: Reason 1: five years of political intrigue episodes slamming together in a crescendo that keeps making the situation worse and worse. Why it's great: Fanservice, plain and simple. The script could very easily stray into technobabble at this point, but the addition of marines who assume Stargate Command has been invaded help keep the rescue grounded in human terms. The plot where a character contracts a rapid-aging virus, for example, or the one where a human military commander has decided to play God on a primitive planet.
This show renewed my interest in space exploration and Egyptian history. The price is very good, too. I would recommend this to a friend Stargate was an awesome series with great actors, plots and entertainment value. Why it's great: Rebooting the series to include Beau Bridges, Ben Browder and B-name combo-breaker Claudia Black sees this season kick off with what can loosely be considered a six-part story. Why it's great: Make no mistake, this is a very schmaltzy episode. Why it's great: This is by no means a perfect episode, nor even the perfect pilot.
A Matter Of Time Season 2 The plot: Things get seriously timey-wimey under Cheyenne Mountain when the team accidentally dial up a black hole. Every new pressure is introduced just when the team finally seem to be gaining the upper hand, and it all meshes superbly. And we see her die, and we see her honoured, and we see the grief her absence causes. What we get as a result is a tense, tight episode that offers both a tidy stand-alone story while laying the ground for future possibilities. Mankind, we are told, has the potential to exceed all expectations and flourish.
I would recommend this to a friend I got into this show years after it first aired and have been hocked sence. Rarely will our heroes be this humble, or this conflicted, again. Why it's great: What does Stargate like more than time travel episodes?. Instead we meet the haughty, duplicitous Nirrti, the stoic Lord Yu and the oily, confident Camulus in the first sit-down chat the show has ever had with its villains. The Russians, whose help is needed to contact off-world allies for a solution, take the opportunity to demand full access to alien trinkets. This article originally appeared on. The main source of jeopardy in this episode is simple but effective — the Dial-Home Device is broken, trapping the team in a crumbling ruin as a storm approaches.
Special credit has to go for the climax of the story, where the goodies are about to be burned alive as heretics. Why it's great: Michael Shanks. Despite being notionally episodic, the show loved to tinker with any number of long-term plot arcs across its 10-season run, devoting a few episodes each year to the return of familiar faces and weaving those stories together in unexpected ways. I got this on a whim at the bargain bin at a local BestBuy - If you like Sci Fi this series is pretty good - complete with government coverups. Have just started re-watching, and am greatly enjoying the series again. Reason 2: The first appearance of fan-favorite Doctor Rodney McKay. The black hole itself will go on to reappear later in this list… 13.