Season one of Stargate SG-1 began airing on July 27, 1997 on Showtime. The first season concluded after 21 episodes on March 6, 1998 on Showtime.

Broadcast Episodes

Image Title Number Airdate Planet(s) Race(s) Enemies
Children of the Gods 1 "Children of the Gods, Part 1" 101 July 27, 1997 Abydos, Chulak, Earth Abydonian, Chulakian, Goa'uld, Jaffa Apophis, Amaunet, Klorel
A year after the first mission to Abydos, Earth's Stargate activates on its own. An enemy named Apophis and his loyal Jaffa emerge and after attacking and killing the security personnel there, kidnap a member of personnel from Cheyenne Mountain before fleeing. A team led by Colonel Jack O'Neill investigates, they reunite with Dr. Daniel Jackson on Abydos but tragedy soon strikes and Jackson finds his life changing forever when his brother-in-law, Skaara and Sha're, Jackson's wife are both kidnapped.
Transport Glider "Children of the Gods, Part 2" 102 July 27, 1997 Abydos, Chulak, Earth Abydonian, Chulakian, Goa'uld, Jaffa Apophis, Amaunet, Klorel
In the aftermath of the Abydos attack which saw Dr. Daniel Jackson's wife, Sha're and brother-in-law, Skaara being kidnapped by the Goa'uld, Apophis, the newly created SG-1 and SG-2 of the now officially-reopened Stargate Program head to Chulak to rescue their missing comrades, only for Jackson, Captain Samantha Carter and Colonel Jack O'Neill to end up being kidnapped but Apophis' First Prime. Teal'c could prove to be a blessing in disguise for the team.
The Enemy Within "The Enemy Within" 103 August 1, 1997 Earth Goa'uld Charles Kawalsky's Goa'uld
While Stargate Command and the military decide Teal'c's fate and unbeknownst to the team, a nearly mature Goa'uld is slowly taking control of Major Charles Kawalsky. With little time remaining, the only way to save him is by careful and potentially life-threatening surgery to remove it.
Emancipation "Emancipation" 104 August 8, 1997 Simarka Shavadai, Toughai Turghan
On the seemingly peaceful planet of Simarka, the team encounter a race of Mongol-like Humans whose women have no rights whatsoever. Things turn bad when the team realizes Captain Samantha Carter has been kidnapped and sold to an enemy tribe, led by Turghan and as her teammates search for her, Carter fights to dismantle a series of ground rules on a planet where women are seen as objects instead of human beings.
The Broca Divide "The Broca Divide" 105 August 15, 1997 Earth, P3X-797 Untouched The Touched
After visiting P3X-797, SG-1 discovers The Touched, a race of Humans infected by a disease that seems to devolve them into animal-like creatures. To make matters worse, SG-1 inadvertently brings the disease back with them, where it rapidly spreads throughout Stargate Command. The only way to cure them is to get a blood sample from the Untouched, who believe the disease to be a curse. Now the SGC must battle to destroy the plague before its personnel are trapped in a primitive-state forever.
The First Commandment "The First Commandment" 106 August 22, 1997 Avnil, Earth Avnilian Jonas Hanson, SG-9
SG-1 is on a mission to retrieve SG-9, who have been declared MIA on Avnil. The team soon discover that leader of SG-9, Captain Jonas Hanson, is posing as the "god" of the planet's inhabitants, who willingly protect him. SG-1 must interfere and stop Jonas before it's too late.
Cold Lazarus "Cold Lazarus" 107 August 29, 1997 Earth, P3X-562 Unity N/A
While searching a yellow desert planet, the SG-1 team finds a pit filled with broken blue crystals. When Colonel Jack O'Neill wanders off alone and touches one, he is blasted backward and knocked unconscious. A duplicate of himself is created to examine the Tau'ri, and it returns to Earth with the rest of the SG-1 team, who believe it is the real O'Neill. The duplicate O'Neill explores O'Neill's past life outside of the Stargate Command complex, and it soon becomes an unwitting threat to society.
The Nox "The Nox" 108 September 12, 1997 Earth, Gaia Goa'uld, Jaffa, Nox Apophis
After increased pressure to acquire advanced technology from their missions, SG-1 travel to the planet Gaia in order to capture a creature apparently capable of rendering itself invisible. When Apophis and his guards find them, they are killed, but then miraculously resurrected by the Nox, an advanced race who will not meddle with any of their immediate affairs, especially capturing Apophis.
Brief Candle "Brief Candle" 109 September 19, 1997 Argos, Earth Argosian N/A
On a visit to Argos, SG-1 discover that a Goa'uld, Pelops, engineered the Argosian race to live for only 100 days. Colonel Jack O'Neill is inadvertently infected with the nanites that cause their rapid aging and grows older by the day, while the team try to stop the process before it is too late.
Thor's Hammer "Thor's Hammer" 110 September 26, 1997 Cimmeria, Earth Asgard, Cimmerian, Goa'uld, Jebannan, Unas Ruax
Whilst exploring Cimmeria, Teal'c and Colonel Jack O'Neill are transported to a Labyrinth where any Goa'uld will die if they try to escape, leaving the host free. The two nevertheless attempt to find a way out, but are found by an unwanted visitor who will stop at nothing in killing them as it attempts to escape. Meanwhile, Captain Samantha Carter and Dr. Daniel Jackson use Kendra, a former Goa'uld host, to guide them to the Labyrinth.
The Torment of Tantalus "The Torment of Tantalus" 111 October 3, 1997 Earth, Heliopolis Alliance of Four Great Races N/A
Dr. Daniel Jackson sees a video documenting classified experiments from 1945 in which the Stargate was actually activated and Ernest Littlefield, Catherine Langford's love was stranded alone on a planet for more than 50 years. SG-1, and Langford gate to the planet and are surprised to find Littlefield still alive. But the reunion for Littlefield and Catherine is bittersweet and things are further complicated when the Dial Home Device is destroyed in a storm, forcing the team to resort to drastic measures in order to return to Earth.
Bloodlines "Bloodlines" 112 October 10, 1997 Chulak, Earth Chulakian, Goa'uld, Jaffa Serpent Guards
In order to learn more about Goa'uld symbiotes, SG-1 returns to Chulak to retrieve one. Meanwhile, Teal'c finds his family and tries to keep his son, Rya'c, from being implanted with a symbiote.
Fire and Water "Fire and Water" 113 October 17, 1997 Earth, Oannes Ohne N/A
SG-1 returns to Earth, convinced that Dr. Daniel Jackson is dead. While they mourn their loss, they begin to have the feeling that their memories are faked to make it look like he died, and that he is still alive. Their theories turn out to be correct, when Jackson is actually imprisoned by an Ohne named Nem to extract information regarding the whereabouts of his mate, Omoroca.
Hathor "Hathor" 114 October 24, 1997 Earth Goa'uld Hathor
The Goa'uld queen, Hathor, named after the Egyptian sex goddess, awakens after being discovered in her Sarcophagus in Mexico and makes her way to Stargate Command. She begins to exert her influence on the men of the base in order to start building her new Jaffa army. Soon, with all the males loyal to her, it is up to the females of the base to stop Hathor before it's too late.
Singularity "Singularity" 115 October 31, 1997 Earth, Hanka Hankan Nirrti
SG-1 arrives on the planet Hanka and learns that everyone, natives and Stargate Command personnel alike, has died from a mysterious disease. They find Cassandra, the lone survivor, and take her back to Earth. They soon discover, though, that she has had a bomb planted inside of her set to blow in a matter of hours - and removing it is impossible.
Cor-ai "Cor-ai" 116 January 23, 1998 Cartago, Earth Byrsa, Goa'uld, Jaffa Serpent Guards
SG-1 is captured by the inhabitants of Cartago. They particularly want Teal'c, who was responsible for the death of the father of one of the men, Hanno, while he was still First Prime of Apophis. The inhabitants prepare Teal'c for Cor-ai, their version of a trial. Despite being told by Teal'c not to interfere, Colonel Jack O'Neill does not want to go along with the process. Soon, Jaffa loyal to Apophis arrive to take some of the inhabitants as hosts.
Enigma "Enigma" 117 January 30, 1998 Earth, Tollan Nox, Tollan NID , Harold Maybourne
SG-1 rescues a group of technologically advanced Humans, the Tollans, whom they find near death on a volcanically unstable planet. The Tollans don't want to share any of their knowledge with the more "primitive" Earth Humans and, because of this, the NID and Colonel Harold Maybourne plan to take them away for study. SG-1 tries to stop the NID by having the reluctant Tollans use their technology to escape.
Solitudes "Solitudes" 118 February 6, 1998 Earth, P4A-771 N/A N/A
After fleeing from a planet full of Jaffa, a mysterious power surge from the Stargate separates Dr. Daniel Jackson and Teal'c from Captain Samantha Carter and Colonel Jack O'Neill. Carter and O'Neill discover they've ended up on an ice planet. Little do they know, they are actually closer to home than they think.
Tin Man "Tin Man" 119 February 13, 1998 Altair, Earth Altairan N/A
SG-1 arrive on the seemingly abandoned planet of Altair and are soon knocked out. When they awaken with seemingly no ill-effects, they hastily return to Earth. There, they discover that they've been turned into androids. To ensure their survival, they are forced to return to Altair to work with the last remaining Altairan, Harlan, who maintains the power systems of the underground city, but soon learn Harlan is hiding something.
There But for the Grace of God "There But for the Grace of God" 120 February 20, 1998 Earth, P3R-233 Jaffa Teal'c
Dr. Daniel Jackson touches a device known as a Quantum Mirror. At first he thinks nothing has happened, only to learn that he is no longer on his own Earth. He soon discovers that he is in an Alternate reality where Samantha Carter is a civilian scientist and Jack O'Neill is a Brigadier General. He must find a way back to his reality, but this proves difficult, as in that Universe the Goa'uld are invading Earth and Teal'c is still Apophis' First Prime.
Politics "Politics (Part 1 of 3)" 121 February 27, 1998 Earth N/A Robert Kinsey
After experiencing a Goa'uld invasion in an alternate reality, Dr. Daniel Jackson attempts to warn Stargate Command of the possibility of it happening in this reality. The government, however, has other plans as Senator Robert Kinsey evaluates the dangers of the Stargate Program.
Within the Serpent's Grasp "Within the Serpent's Grasp (Part 2 of 3)" 122 March 6, 1998 Earth Abydonian, Goa'uld, Jaffa Apophis, Klorel
The Stargate Program is shut down after Senator Robert Kinsey's visit, but SG-1 still plans to stop the Goa'uld invasion. They gate to what they think is the Goa'uld home world, but soon discover they are on a Ha'tak vessel, lead by Apophis and Skaara, now host to Klorel. The ships are also now heading straight for Earth.


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  • Nominated Saturn Award for "Best Genre Cable/Syndicated Series"
  • Nominated Saturn Award for "Best Genre TV Actor" (Richard Dean Anderson)





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