Stargate SG-1

Chimera

Season 7, Ep 15, Aired 1/30/04
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  • Episode Description
  • Samantha Carter begins a relationship with a detective, from whom she must hide her life at Stargate Command. Daniel comes face to face with the Goa'uld who has taken his former girlfriend as a host.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Richard Dean Anderson

    Colonel/Brigadier General Jonathan J. "Jack" O'Neill

  • Christopher Judge

    Teal'c

  • Robert C. Cooper

  • William Waring

  • Damian Kindler

  • Fan Reviews (9)
  • Amanda Tapping is 10 on a scale of 1 to 10

    By BevinChu, Aug 12, 2012

  • Though I hated the part with Pete. The Sarah/Daniel storyline mad it worth it.

    By cvvrede, Aug 31, 2005

  • It's nice to see Sam moving on with her life and getting a boyfriend.

    By dalepremier, Aug 03, 2007

  • Very clever way of reminding people what happened....

    By loveroneil, Sep 24, 2008

  • ok episode...

    By Fwirrel, Aug 21, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (10)

    • Sarah: You know, I must have read everything you've ever published. Daniel: Everything? Sarah: Yes. Daniel: What a waste of time. Sarah: Please, your theories on the Hikish ruling dynasty are truly groundbreaking, if a little audacious. I found them quite inspiring. In fact, I referenced them in my doctoral thesis at Cambridge. Daniel: You must have failed.

    • (Sam hums the "Stargate" theme music) Jack: Humming? Sam: I am? Jack: You are. Sam: Sorry. (silence) Jack: What's his name? Sam: Now why would...? Jack: Humming. Sam: Pete. Jack: Pete? Sam: Pete Shanahan. He's a cop. Jack: Speeding again, are we? Sam: From Denver. He's a friend of my brother's. Jack: A setup? Sam: Pathetic, I know. Jack: Nah, it's great. Sam: Really? Jack: Isn't it? Sam (defensively): Well, it's not serious or anything. Jack: And yet, it is hum-worthy. Sam: Sir... Jack: Look, Carter, it's none of my business. I'm just happy you're happy about something other than.......quarks. (exchanging looks) Jack: Not bad with quarks, eh? Sam: Excellent. (silence) Jack: A bit uncomfortable, isn't it? Sam: Yeah, a bit.

    • Pete: Actually, I called my captain and said, "I don't care if crime is running rampant up there. I met this woman, this amazing person, and we have a thing going on." Sam: And what did he say? Pete: "Get your ass back here or you're fired!"

    • Daniel: It's like (Sarah) cares about my work as much as I do, like she wants me to find the Lost City as much as I do. Sam: Sounds like a normal male fantasy to me.

    • Sam: Just because there were no guns or car chases... Pete: Or nudity! Sam: Yeah, well your chances for that are slim to none now, buddy.

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    Notes (4)

    • It seems to be a night for TV theme in-jokes: here, Carter is humming the theme tune in the elevator. On the new Monk episode that aired an hour later on the night this premiered in the U.S., they also do an in-joke riff on that show's theme song, having the characters gripe about the old theme song being better then the new one.

    • First aired in the UK Jan 20th, 2004.

    • David DeLuise is the fourth DeLuise to appear on Stargate - Dom, Michael, and Peter have all appeared in the past.

    • This episode was alternatively entitled "Black Widow Carter".

    Trivia (3)

    • When Sam parks her car in front of the house. it's in front of her gate. The next day her car has been moved forward and Pete's car is parked in front of the gate.

    • At the beginning of the episode, Sam says that Colorado Springs doesn't have a zoo. However, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is located in southwest Colorado Springs.

    • Would a civilian (Pete, Sam's new man) really be taken into Stargate command? Why wasn't he sent to an ordinary hospital and the incident covered up (attributing what he saw to stress and trauma).

    Allusions (8)

    • Pete: I watched too much TV as a kid... Barney Miller. Barney Miller was a comedy television series set in a New York City police station. It ran from 1975 to 1982 on ABC.

    • Pete: I watched too much TV as a kid... Starsky and Hutch... Starsky and Hutch was a 1970s American television series broadcast between 1975 and 1979 on ABC. The show follows two Californian policemen: Detective David Starsky (Paul Michael Glaser), and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson (David Soul).

    • Pete: I watched too much TV as a kid. Adam-12... Adam-12 (1968-1975) was a television program that aired on NBC. It followed the daily activities of Los Angeles police officers Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and Jim Reed (Kent McCord).

    • Pete: I believe the term "classic" is reserved for... Serpico. Serpico (1973) is a film based on the true story of New York City policeman Frank Serpico who eventually went undercover to expose the corruption of his fellow officers. It stars Al Pacino, John Randolph and Tony Roberts.

    • Pete: I believe the term "classic" is reserved for... Dirty Harry... Dirty Harry (1971) is an American film directed by Don Siegel, with Clint Eastwood as San Francisco Police Department inspector "Dirty" Harry Callahan.

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