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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2017 2:01 a.m. PST

Too Stargate SG-1.
My favourite show ever.
20 years now. That means it's been off the air for 10 years.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2017 6:28 a.m. PST

I really, REALLY loved the movie. Those movie costumes and props were absolutely amazing. I don't think the movie was necessarily geared just for kids, but kids did enjoy it too.

I just wish they had really stuck with the Egyptian theme in the tv show. They might have been able to reuse many costumes and props if they had stuck with one civilization. They could have made the show about Ra's other "Egyptian" kids/heirs (hosts) trying to get revenge but, for some reason the series' writers felt they had to introduce every week a new ancient human culture that somehow had contact with the same type of alien. So while many of the X-files shows had a monster of the week thing, SG-1 had the culture of the week thing.

The "Ancient Aliens" theme (that ALL deities and ancient heroes of every culture on Earth were aliens) felt a bit thick at times. However, after a while it became obvious that there were going to be a few cultures/religions who were going to be exempt. :)

But despite all those new planets, it looked like almost every episode* was being filmed in the same Canadian locations (might explain the Jaffa in sweaters/"chainmail"), so the few shows with Egyptian costumes and props lost their flavor.

Dan
* Well, for the first few seasons, that is. I don't know about the rest. I lost interest after the first few.

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Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2017 8:16 a.m. PST

Terrific movie, so-so series.

War Monkey29 Jul 2017 8:24 a.m. PST

I have all the dvd's, the movies, SG-1, Stargate Atlantis, and the 2 seasons of Stargate Universe.

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2017 9:51 a.m. PST

I watched the movie yesterday. Cool!!

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2017 10:47 a.m. PST

Series was OK, but my favorite was and still is Farscape.

Legion 429 Jul 2017 3:27 p.m. PST

I liked all the SG series even if they were not "perfect" in some ways … SyFy should show at least one episode a day !

Dwindling Gravitas29 Jul 2017 5:51 p.m. PST

Movie was pretty good, the series unfortunately less so.

StarCruiser30 Jul 2017 8:33 a.m. PST

The original movie was wonderful and I did like the original SG-1 series. Atlantis was ok, but not as good and I never could get into the last one…

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2017 12:35 p.m. PST

They cancelled SG1 then Atlantis to make universe. Talk about stupid idea. They thought they could make BSG in the stargate franchise.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2017 2:53 p.m. PST

I liked the film, and LOVED the series…not too fussed on the Ori though!

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2017 8:48 a.m. PST

I found the Ori ok, but they overused the replicators.

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