History Trivia / StargateSG1

17th Jun '17 12:39:08 PM Gosicrystal
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* AccidentallyAccurate: In "Orpheus" Jack mans a sniper rifle during a rescue operation against a Goa'uld POWCamp. He aims for center of mass. Falls here because the showrunners' reasoning for doing that was because [[PinkMist headshots are messy]] and they didn't want to have to argue with the network censors, but trained snipers in real life usually aim for center of mass because it's a bigger target.

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* AccidentallyAccurate: AccidentallyCorrectWriting: In "Orpheus" Jack mans a sniper rifle during a rescue operation against a Goa'uld POWCamp. He aims for center of mass. Falls here because the showrunners' reasoning for doing that was because [[PinkMist headshots are messy]] and they didn't want to have to argue with the network censors, but trained snipers in real life usually aim for center of mass because it's a bigger target.
11th Jun '17 9:04:11 AM Random888
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* FollowTheLeader: The short-lived season four character Anise/Freya was intended as a "sexy female alien" to compete with ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''[='s=] Seven of Nine. Vanessa Angel, who played Anise/Freya, had even auditioned for the part of Seven of Nine.
2nd Jun '17 7:19:34 AM CosmicFerret
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** Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, and Christopher Judge all wrote or directed episodes, and Ben Browder shared a story credit for one episode.

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** Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, and Christopher Judge Creator/ChristopherJudge all wrote or directed episodes, and Ben Browder shared a story credit for one episode.



** The concept of Jaffa performing a meditation called "kel'no'reem" was apparently inspired by Christopher Judge falling asleep on set during a take, and Michael Shanks quipping "Oh, he's not sleeping, he's ''meditating''."

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** The concept of Jaffa performing a meditation called "kel'no'reem" was apparently inspired by Christopher Judge Creator/ChristopherJudge falling asleep on set during a take, and Michael Shanks quipping "Oh, he's not sleeping, he's ''meditating''."



** Most of the dialogue of the title character in "Urgo" was ad-libbed by Dom [=DeLuise=]. Part of the reason why he has so few scenes where he's in frame with Christopher Judge is that the later had trouble keeping Teal'c trademark stoic attitude around the former.

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** Most of the dialogue of the title character in "Urgo" was ad-libbed by Dom [=DeLuise=]. Part of the reason why he has so few scenes where he's in frame with Christopher Judge Creator/ChristopherJudge is that the later had trouble keeping Teal'c trademark stoic attitude around the former.



* WordOfGod: The cast has at times spoken about what ''they'' think was going on between the scenes and time-skips in the series finale, "Unending". In particular, Amanda Tapping and Christopher Judge said they played their interactions to imply Carter and Teal'c had developed a relationship, and either Claudia Black or Michael Shanks said the reason Vala's crying in one scene is because she miscarried.

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* WordOfGod: The cast has at times spoken about what ''they'' think was going on between the scenes and time-skips in the series finale, "Unending". In particular, Amanda Tapping and Christopher Judge Creator/ChristopherJudge said they played their interactions to imply Carter and Teal'c had developed a relationship, and either Claudia Black or Michael Shanks said the reason Vala's crying in one scene is because she miscarried.
19th May '17 9:43:31 PM SpideyTerry
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** "Citizen Joe" features Creator/DanCastellaneta as the titular barber, and he openly agrees with O'Neill that [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Mr. Burns]] is a Goa'uld. Homer Simpson would know better than anybody, right?
4th May '17 9:07:01 AM CosmicFerret
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* TheCharacterDiedWithHim: Don Davis died of a heart attack a few years after retiring from the show, and Carter mentions in the ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' series finale that Hammond died the same way. In ''Series/StargateUniverse'', the USS ''George Hammond'' is named in his honor.

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* TheCharacterDiedWithHim: Don Davis Creator/DonSDavis died of a heart attack a few years after retiring from the show, and Carter mentions in the ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' series finale that Hammond died the same way. In ''Series/StargateUniverse'', the USS ''George Hammond'' is named in his honor.



** At a convention panel, actor Don S. Davis (General Hammond) was asked what role he would play if given a choice of switching characters, and he responded that he would play his own role since he had the best chair on the set. When Hammond returned in "Prometheus Unbound" after he was promoted away from the SGC, he made a point of taking the chair with him when boarded the ''Prometheus''.

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** At a convention panel, actor Don S. Davis Creator/DonSDavis (General Hammond) was asked what role he would play if given a choice of switching characters, and he responded that he would play his own role since he had the best chair on the set. When Hammond returned in "Prometheus Unbound" after he was promoted away from the SGC, he made a point of taking the chair with him when boarded the ''Prometheus''.
21st Jan '17 7:43:29 AM StarSword
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* AccidentallyAccurate: In "Orpheus" Jack mans a sniper rifle during a rescue operation against a Goa'uld POWCamp. He aims for center of mass. Falls here because the showrunners' reasoning for doing that was because [[PinkMist headshots are messy]] and they didn't want to have to argue with the network censors, but trained snipers in real life aim for center of mass because it's an easier target.

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* AccidentallyAccurate: In "Orpheus" Jack mans a sniper rifle during a rescue operation against a Goa'uld POWCamp. He aims for center of mass. Falls here because the showrunners' reasoning for doing that was because [[PinkMist headshots are messy]] and they didn't want to have to argue with the network censors, but trained snipers in real life usually aim for center of mass because it's an easier a bigger target.



** When the one-off character Alec Colson, played by Charles Shaughnessy, enters the Alpha Site the first person he's introduced to is one Captain [[Series/TheNanny Sheffield]].

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** When the one-off character Alec Colson, played by Charles Shaughnessy, enters the Alpha Site Site, the first person he's introduced to is one Captain [[Series/TheNanny Sheffield]].



* RealLifeRelative: Lexa Doig, who played Dr. Carolyn Lam in season 9 and 10 is the wife of Michael Shanks, who plays Daniel.
** The actress who played Sha're was an earlier wife of his.

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* RealLifeRelative: RealLifeRelative:
** Vaitiare Bandera (Sha're) was Michael Shanks's (Daniel) wife at the time she was in the show.
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Lexa Doig, who played Dr. Carolyn Lam in season 9 and 10 is the wife of Michael Shanks, who plays Daniel.
Shanks's second wife.
** The actress who [=DeLuise=] brothers, Michael, Peter, and David, all worked on ''SG-1'' in various roles (directors, producers, writers, and actors at various times). Their father, comedic actor Dom [=DeLuise=], guest-starred as the title character in "Urgo" (and at one point transformed himself into a stuffy Air Force officer played Sha're was an earlier wife of his.by Peter).



'''Jack:''' [[OrAreYouJustHappyToSeeMe It's my sidearm. I swear it's my sidearm.]]
** Most of the dialogue of the titular character in ''Urgo'' was ad-libbed by Dom [=DeLuise=]. Part of the reason why he has so few scenes where he's in frame with Christopher Judge is that the later had trouble keeping Teal'c trademark stoic attitude around the former.

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'''Jack:''' [[OrAreYouJustHappyToSeeMe It's my sidearm. sidearm, I swear it's my sidearm.swear...]]
** Most of the dialogue of the titular title character in ''Urgo'' "Urgo" was ad-libbed by Dom [=DeLuise=]. Part of the reason why he has so few scenes where he's in frame with Christopher Judge is that the later had trouble keeping Teal'c trademark stoic attitude around the former.
25th Nov '16 2:36:33 AM crazyrabbits
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!!Listed Trivia:




!!Other Trivia:

* In "Window of Opportunity" a minimum number of the {{Groundhog Day Loop}}s experienced can be calculated. At the end it is said the Tok'ra have been trying to reach them for over three months. No set values are given, and we don't know when the Tok'ra began to try to contact Earth. With this, considering an average of 30 days to a month: 30(3 months)= 90 days. 90(24 hours)=2,160 hours. About ten or so hours per loop, so 2,160/10=216. Teal'c and O'Neill experienced a ''minimum'' of 216 loops, probably many more.
* The Goa'uld bear many similarities to a creature encountered by the ''Enterprise'' in ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' in season one: a worm-like creature that attaches to the spinal cord, cannot be removed, grants superhuman strength and assumes control of the host body.
* BuiltWithLEGO: Someone on Website/DeviantArt built [[http://fav.me/dfa0ao the SGC stargate]].
20th Nov '16 12:58:50 PM StarSword
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* FakeAmerican: Filmed in Canada, so a large segment of the cast.
* FakeNationality: Perhaps most notably, English actors Gary Chalk and Marina Sirtis play Russians.
* FakeRussian: With BilingualBonus and shades of NoFourthWall at times if you can handle the bad grammar.

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* FakeAmerican: Filmed in Canada, so a large segment of the cast.
* FakeNationality: Perhaps most notably, English actors Gary Chalk
cast. Amanda Tapping in particular was born in England and Marina Sirtis play Russians.
raised in Canada.
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* FakeRussian: With BilingualBonus and shades of NoFourthWall at times if you can handle the bad grammar. English actors Gary Chalk and Marina Sirtis play Russians ({{recurrer}} Colonel Chekov and one-shot Dr. Svetlana Markova, respectively).
20th Nov '16 10:44:28 AM StarSword
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* DirectedByCastMember: Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, and Christopher Judge all wrote or directed episodes, and Ben Browder shared a story credit for one episode.

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* DirectedByCastMember: DirectedByCastMember:
** Richard Dean Anderson was tapped as executive producer for the series from day one, which he joked was a great way to make sure he showed up on time every day.
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Amanda Tapping, Michael Shanks, and Christopher Judge all wrote or directed episodes, and Ben Browder shared a story credit for one episode.
18th Aug '16 3:02:06 PM Tre
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* ChannelHop: From {{Showtime}} to the SciFiChannel in 2002, after season 5 wrapped.

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* ChannelHop: From {{Showtime}} to the SciFiChannel [[Creator/{{Syfy}} Sci Fi Channel]] in 2002, after season 5 wrapped.



* UnCanceled: From season six through season eight, the showrunners were in constant fear of cancellation and, unlike previously where the season finale ended on a cliffhanger, closed out the season's arc solidly. And yet SciFiChannel kept renewing it, continually derailing plans for a GrandFinale film (a fact [[MythologyGag referenced]] by "200"). And then just as the showrunners decided they could keep going, [[ScrewedByTheNetwork the network ended the series]].

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* UnCanceled: From season six through season eight, the showrunners were in constant fear of cancellation and, unlike previously where the season finale ended on a cliffhanger, closed out the season's arc solidly. And yet SciFiChannel [[Creator/{{Syfy}} Sci Fi Channel]] kept renewing it, continually derailing plans for a GrandFinale film (a fact [[MythologyGag referenced]] by "200"). And then just as the showrunners decided they could keep going, [[ScrewedByTheNetwork the network ended the series]].



** After the series ended the plan was to do one or two movies a year for both SG-1 and ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', but according to the producers the bottom fell out of the DVD market and SciFi balked at continuing after the first two. Apparently the third movie, entitled ''Stargate: Revolution'', would have featured Jack's return as the main character ''and'' it would have finally had the Stargate program going public. However it can be considered shelved for good at this point.

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** After the series ended the plan was to do one or two movies a year for both SG-1 and ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', but according to the producers the bottom fell out of the DVD market and SciFi Sci Fi balked at continuing after the first two. Apparently the third movie, entitled ''Stargate: Revolution'', would have featured Jack's return as the main character ''and'' it would have finally had the Stargate program going public. However it can be considered shelved for good at this point.
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