On a special mission to distant Planet Abydos, retired army hero Colonel Jack O'Neill is reunited with a scientist with a controversial and dangerous discovery: a map of the galaxy's various "Stargates," or portals through which travel is possible. The pilot episode of the television series based on the 1994 Roland Emmerich film.
Pros: Whee! Cons: It's got it's hokey moments, but ah, who cares? The Bottom Line: The start of a long and very entertaining series. (And ok, seriously, I'm still not completely over that whole Sha're naked thing) Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. I reviewed the 3rd volume first so when I went back to the library I decided, Eh, what the heck? and got the next two just for kicks. … more
Pros: Good story, good values Cons: Richard Dean Anderson's acting It's been a long time since a cast of a television show played together as such a strong ensemble as the cast of Stargate SG 1. The characters represent such a wide range of personalities and the actors demonstrate a wide range of talent. The movie Stargate SG 1 is actually a pilot for the television series. The show is a spin-off of the popular movie Stargate … more