Stargate SG-1

Season 8 Episode 3


Aired Friday 8:00 PM Jul 23, 2004 on Syfy
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Episode Summary

A Russian Air Force Colonel comes to join SGC, as an alien creature shows up at the same time. The creature starts taking over members of the SGC. General O'Neill orders SGC to be locked down until the creature can be contained.

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  • There are any Stargate SG-1 Episode that we cant like? i dont think so... this is a fine example that this serie has everything...

    There are any Stargate SG-1 Episode that we cant like? i dont think so... this is a fine example that this serie has everything...

    This is a really nice episode, now we see how O'neill works as General, something that he appers to hate, since he likes action and not papers. Sometimes O'neill is this episode make many indirect jokes and we also see how braves are the russians.

    But the finest on this episode, is Anubis Return, something that any fan should know, Anubis "cannot" be kill.

    In my opinion this is one of the best Stargate SG-1 Episode, like all this season.moreless
  • A very good episode, like most of them, that really keeps you on your toes.

    This episode is very tense and suspenseful. Totally full of drama and wonder. Not that much humor, in that aspect I was disappointed, but it was still very good. The storyline keeps twisting and turning. Now if you haven't seen it I don't want to reveal that much but...You start off wondering what's happening to some of these people and then. with the help of Daniel Jackson ofcourse, you find out what (is happening). You wonder how on earth they are going to solve this problem, they wonder it too. Of course the first plan fails, but then...What will they think of next? You'll just have to watch this episode yourself, but i thought that it was very least good.moreless
  • nice

    In this episode we get to see jack O'neill for the first time as a general. This russian comes to see him and wants to join sg1 Jack tells him no because he does not have the right training. Then daniel goes to see the russian and the russian falls down. Next moement sg1 is about to go on a mission and daniel starts shooting up the gate room. It all turns out to be anubis and he is trying to get off the planet. He later succeds becuse snubis was in O'neill and the russian comes along a sick and stuff and tells anubis to go into him, he does and walks through the stargate. Then it shows him on a snow covered planet frozen. I thought this was an awesome episode you get to see what O'neill would do in a big situation like that. I hope this isn't the last we see of anubis because a mean what a crappy way to go. Later...moreless
  • Something new.. something old

    O'Neill has now new position and it is little weird for him - all that paperwork and when he walks into room, Carter stands up.. It is interesting too the char development for O'Neill as this is defenetly a new challenge for him.

    On old things - Anubis returns. Who thought he is dead? I did not. To kill Apophis it took so long time, they just cannot hope that the battle worked for Anubis. And he gets a way out - very cold way out but still.

    The best part of this episode was that excitement. When Daniel started to shoot - it was worth it all. Out of character and very well.moreless
  • Been there...done that

    I still don't understand when this whole alien body snatchers will eventually stop infiltrating SGC bodies making them kill each other and go under Lockdown (again and again and...again). What's worse is that Anubis (supposedly dead) decides to show as weird black(ish) spirit something (totally lame), eventually ending into his escape after many twists. While obviously not a bad episode, since well there's no bad episodes in SG1 but it's the same premise i've seen on previous occasions and i'm quite bored with it. Hopefully this was the last episode of it's kind and from here on i get to see that imagination at work.moreless
Richard Dean Anderson

Richard Dean Anderson

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

Christopher Judge

Christopher Judge


Amanda Tapping

Amanda Tapping

Captain/Major/ Lt. Colonel Samantha Carter

Michael Shanks

Michael Shanks

Dr. Daniel Jackson

Gavin Hood

Gavin Hood

Col. Alexi Vaselov

Guest Star

Alisen Down

Alisen Down

Dr. Brightman

Guest Star

Aaron Pearl

Aaron Pearl

Maj. Kearney

Guest Star

Dan Shea

Dan Shea

Sgt. Siler

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (2)

    • Carter says that "there's nothing in regulations that says an SG team has to be made up of 4 people", to which Jack looks surprised and relieved. However, he already knew this information because he asked Hammond this same question almost exactly two years ago in season 6's "Redemption (1)" in reference to replacing Daniel (with Jonas). It seems unlikely he would have forgotten.

    • How was Carter able to shut down the self destruct? It's always needed two ranking officers to shut down. If she managed to shut it down another way, then it would not be a very effective self destruct, and would have been overridden by the Replicators and other aliens, not to mention that other times when the self destruct has been set (Prisoners), Sam would have been able to shut it down.

  • QUOTES (9)

    • Daniel: How's the new job?
      Jack: Oy! One crisis after another. This morning, the mess got a shipment of Yukon Gold potatoes instead of the usual Russets.
      Daniel: No!
      Jack: Oh yes! The Golds don't make for good mash, consistency's all wrong.
      Sam: I hear the new Russian Colonel came to see you, made a pitch to join SG-1.
      Jack: Yeah.
      Daniel: What did you say?
      Jack: Told 'em to make french fries instead.

    • Daniel: Can I come in?
      Jack: You're not supposed to be walking around
      Daniel:'s my arm...
      Jack: You were shot!
      Daniel: I know, you shot me
      Jack: Not the point...

    • Daniel: We let the Ancients handle (Anubis).
      Jack: Yes, because they've always been so good at it.

    • Jack: You'd think getting blasted out of orbit would slow (Anubis) down.

    • (Daniel wakes up in the infirmary with a sling on his arm)
      Daniel: Could someone tell me what the hell is going?
      SGC Doctor: You're recovering from a gunshot wound
      Daniel: What?!!
      Teal'C: You have no recollection of the incident?
      Daniel : No! Who shot me?
      Jack: Don't change the subject. What do you remember?
      Daniel: I went to see Col. Vaselov and in the middle of our conversation he collapsed and I went to help him and... that's it.
      Sam: You don't remember accompanying him to the infirmary?
      Daniel: No! Who shot me?
      (Sam and Teal'C nod their heads and point their eyes towards Jack)
      Jack: You were shooting the gate room-
      Sam: -and wounded two guards.

    • Sam: Did you notice anything unusual [about Daniel]?
      Jack: I thought it was odd he was shooting up the gate room.

    • Daniel: [O'Neill's] attitude has nothing to do with you being Russian – he's an equal-opportunity offender.

    • Jack: I'm not going to risk any of my people on a slick resume.
      Sam: How uncharacteristically cautious of you, sir.
      Jack: There is that.

    • Vaselov: General O'Neill. It is an honor to meet you and may I say an even greater honor to serve under your command.
      Jack: Wow, that was a load. Who are you?

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