Stargate S.G. 1 - Series 8 - Vol. 43 details
|Starring:||Richard Dean Anderson, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge, Michael Shanks|
|Directors:||Peter DeLuise, Pet, Andy Mikita|
|Genre:||Sci-Fi/Fantasy - Sci-fi - General, Stargate|
Stargate S.G. 1 - Series 8 - Vol. 43
|Run time:||3 hours|
|Rental release:||25 Jul 2005|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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Disappointed? Only a little...By R. O'Brien from London , 14 Apr 2006
[Highly rated reviewer]Considering that these episodes were designed to be the final ever ones for SG1 I can understand why many people were diappointed. However, as unit episodes they compare well with the rest of the SG1 catalogue.
Every season of SG1 has what I call a 'pastiche' episode, where the producers (presumably to save money so they can splash out on the season finale) splice together scenes from the past season. These episodes are normally dull and poorly constructed but 'Citizen Joe' is fantastic!
Using Dan Castellaneta (from 'The Simpsons') as the title character is just the first of many in-jokes that roll through this episode. The writers have a field day, poking fun at themselves, admitting that some episodes did not work, acknowledging the praise (and derision) of fans, and capturing the devastation of every Daniel fan when he 'died' and the elation when he 'returned'. The ending could be stronger, but still has space for a few O'Neill one liners that had me giggling.
I suppose not everyone would appreciate this episode, but if you are a SG1 fan who writes, I can't see how you could dislike it. If only every season's pastiche had been so well crafted.
Moebius 1 & 2 is a strange season (and supposed series) finale, but nonetheless very good. The alternate timeline Sam and Daniel are hilarious (particularly Sam - kudos to Amanda Tapping) although they should sack whoever it was who created Michael Shanks appaulingly bad wig - it was very diatracting!
Once again the writers take a sci-fi stock idea (time travel and alternate timelines) and turn it into something that feels fresh and new - not an easy task. It also can't have been easy to find yet another thing for SG1 to cock up and fix again. It was also great to have Hammond there, and even the wonderfully arrogant Dr Rodney Mckay.
Moebius also struck me as an excellent showcase of just how much the character of Daniel Jackson has grown throughout the series, as he does things that would have been inconceivable for him in series 1, and yet are not incompatible with his character in series 9.
Again, the ending is probably a little weak, but there's a mini-twist that will make you chuckle. So there you go - 90% quality stuff, with only 10% disappointment.
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Season 8 finaleBy KHRANDRASS (163 reviews) from Cheadle , 08 Feb 2009
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideThree more episodes of season 8
1, Citizen joe At a garage sale,civillian Joe spencer come across a small stone that gives him visions of SG-1 in action. Delighted, he shares the the stories with anyone who will listen, But when he inadvertently learns that SG-1 really exists, his excitement turns into obsession. As he slowly alienates everyone around him, joe resolves to expose the truth about SG-1, no matter the cost!
2,Moebius part 1 Jackson recieves documents that point to the location of a ZPM in ancient eygpt.Hopeing that the energy source can be used to power Earth's defences and open a wormhole to atlantis,SG-1 uses an ancient time machine to travel back to 3000BC. But after the team locates the ZPM,Eygptians discover the time machine and SG-1 must find a way to retake it without altering the timeline!
3, Moebius part 2 SG-1'S attempt to recover a ZPM from 3000BC has altered the timeline,leading to a present in which the stargate was never discovered! The alternate- reality Carter and Jackson convince a reluctant O'Neill to take them on their first mission through the stargate.But when the team is captured by Teal'c once again the first prime of Apophis, can they convince him to join their side.
Three more great episodes getting ready for the ninth season of SG-1
sg1By mark leather from secret , 20 Apr 2007This season could have been better. Would reccommend to others.
Fun Series EndingBy a customer from Cheshire , 24 Jul 2006If possible, do not watch immediately after vol 42. This one is a quirky series finale. Carter and Daniel are entertaining in their dual personality roles. Fun, rather than gripping.
Time travelling mayhem!!By Phillip Goodall from Crewe, Cheshire , 21 Jun 2006In a classic SG-1 finalle, the team travel back thousands of years to ancient Egypt to steal a ZPM from Ra. However, as usual with time travel, they mess up the time line in such a way that makes Daniel, Carter and Teal'c never join SG-1. In the second part, the alternative Carter and Daniel have help the SGC figure out how to restore the timeline. This is also an important episode in the fact that it was to be the last one in which O'Neill would be a main character :(
goodBy JULIE from peterborough , 20 May 2006defintely for the fans of SG1