Stargate SG-1

Season 2 Episode 12

The Tok'ra (2)

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Oct 09, 1998 on Syfy

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  • Are the Tok'ra really all that good?

    okay, so we finally get to know more about these "good" Goa'uld. Is it just me or is a Goa'uld a Goa'uld no matter the name?

    From what's seen in Tok'ra 1 and 2, and the little from In the Line of Duty I just can't buy the Tok\'ra as good guys. It seems that this episode attempted to sell that point, but with me they failed. Sure, they managed to keep General Carter alive, and at least this time, chose to go with a willing host.

    But given thier record, just in the three episodes I mentioned they took at least one unwilling host, brought Goa'uld destruction down on one world and were betrayed by one of their own people. I know they say they're somehow better than the Goa'uld, by only using will hosts. But was Sam Carter willing? was the Nyasian man who had his world destroyed willing?

    In my opinion, based on what I've seen in this introduction to the Tok'ra they're not much better than the Goa'uld. Just something to think about the next time you watch this episode.