Season five of Stargate SG-1 began airing on June 29, 2001 on Showtime. The fifth season concluded after 22 episodes on May 17, 2002 on British Sky One, which overtook Showtime in mid-season.

Broadcast Episodes

Image Title Number Airdate Planet(s) Race(s) Enemies
Enemies "Enemies (Part 2 of 3)" 501 June 29, 2001 Delmak, Earth Goa'uld, Jaffa, Replicator, Tok'ra Apophis, Teal'c, Replicators
The supernova causes SG-1 and Apophis' ships to jump 4 million light years. SG-1 hides from Apophis, but after coming out again, they find Apophis' mothership completely abandoned. It is discovered Apophis and his Jaffa fled the ship after it is taken over by Replicators. They infest the Ha'tak, and furthermore, Apophis has brainwashed Teal'c, and is now working against his team.
Threshold "Threshold (Part 3 of 3)" 502 July 6, 2001 Chulak, Earth, Ra's planet Jaffa N/A
Even after Apophis' death, Teal'c is still brainwashed. The only way to break the brainwash is the Rite of M'al Sharran, a ceremony in which the symbiote is removed until the Jaffa makes his or her choice whether to die free, or a slave.
Velona "Ascension" 503 July 13, 2001 Earth, Velona Ancient N/A
After a mission to Velona, where they find a weapon capable of defeating the Goa'uld, Major Samantha Carter is followed by an ascended being named Orlin, who warns her not to use the weapon.
The Fifth Man "The Fifth Man" 504 July 20, 2001 Earth, P7S-441 Jaffa, Reol Jaffa
SG-1 is forced to abandon Colonel Jack O'Neill and the team's fifth member, Lt. Tyler. However, before they can reinforce themselves, they are stopped and pulled off duty, since Stargate Command has no recollection of Tyler. Meanwhile, O'Neill and "Tyler" hide from Jaffa patrols.
Red Sky "Red Sky" 505 July 27, 2001 Earth, K'tau Asgard, K'Tau N/A
A mission to K'tau causes the planet's sun to die out, after the wormhole traveled through it, causing it to be unstable. The Asgard, who protect the planet, aren't allowed to intervene; so the Tau'ri are forced to help them themselves. Unfortunately, some of the natives won't allow it.
Rites of Passage "Rite of Passage" 506 August 3, 2001 Earth, Hanka Goa'uld, Hankan Nirrti
On her sixteenth birthday, Cassandra Fraiser falls ill and begins exhibiting telekinesis. Soon, they learn that when she was younger, Nirrti experimented on her and other children like her. SG-1 must travel back to Hanka to search for a cure.
Beast of Burden "Beast of Burden" 507 August 10, 2001 Burrock's World, Earth, P3X-888 Burrock's people, Unas Burrock
Chaka and other Unas are kidnapped and sold as slaves on another planet. While SG-1 observes, Dr. Daniel Jackson and Colonel Jack O'Neill are captured, and Major Samantha Carter and Teal'c plan to break them out.
The Tomb "The Tomb" 508 August 17, 2001 Earth, P2X-338 Goa'uld Marduk
After a team from the Russian Stargate Program goes missing on P2X-338, SG-1 and another Russian team are sent to retrieve them. In their search, they find a mysterious tomb, which housed a deadly enemy, picking off the Russian team members one by one.
Between Two Fires "Between Two Fires" 509 August 24, 2001 Earth, Tollana Goa'uld, People of Paraval, Tollan Tanith
The Tollans are suddenly willing to give away their Ion cannons to the Tau'ri to protect Earth. Omoc died, and Narim believes he was murdered, a crime which has not been committed in their society for years. SG-1 comes to the conclusion that those two events are connected somehow, and a conspiracy is brewing.
2001 "2001" 510 August 31, 2001 Earth, Volia Aschen, Volian Aschen
SG-1 makes contact with a technologically advanced race known as the Aschen (a race of people SG-1 from an alternate future tried to warn current SG-1 not to make contact with). While they form an alliance, Dr. Daniel Jackson and Teal'c find clues about the Aschen past and when the truth about the Aschen is finally revealed, SG-1 must intervene or risk history repeating itself all over again.
Desperate Measures "Desperate Measures" 511 September 7, 2001 Earth Goa'uld, Jaffa Adrian Conrad, Frank Simmons
Major Samantha Carter is kidnapped by masked assailants, who also took a symbiote from the Russians. The rest of SG-1 do all they can to find her. Meanwhile, she finds out who is responsible for her kidnapping: Adrian Conrad, who is dying from an incurable disease and wants to experiment on her, so he can take a symbiote to cure him of all illness, and then safely remove it.
Cast of Wormhol extreme in Stargate "Wormhole X-Treme!" 512 September 8, 2001 Earth, Mars Martin's people Peter Tanner, NID
SG-1 watches a television commercial about a new sci-fi show called "Wormhole X-Treme!", which has very similar attributes to the Stargate Program. While Colonel Jack O'Neill investigates, he learns that Martin Lloyd pitched the idea of the show to the studio.
Proving Ground "Proving Ground" 513 March 8, 2002 Earth N/A N/A
SG-1 is training a group of recruits to test their limits when joining an SG team. After a training exercise, it becomes apparent that Stargate Command has been overrun. It's up to Colonel Jack O'Neill and the four young recruits to find a way to stop the incursion before it's too late.
48 Hours "48 Hours" 514 March 15, 2002 Earth, Memphis Goa'uld, People of Paraval Tanith, Adrian Conrad, Frank Simmons
After escaping the Goa'uld, and killing Tanith, the Stargate shuts down just as Teal'c is still in the wormhole. SG-1's efforts to halt the Stargate Program are threatened when Colonel Frank Simmons of the NID gives them a 48-hour deadline to save him or else the Stargate Program will continue, resulting in Teal'c's death.
Summit "Summit (Part 1 of 2)" 515 March 22, 2002 Earth, P3X-042, Revanna Goa'uld, Jaffa, Tok'ra Osiris, Zipacna
The Tok'ra ask Dr. Daniel Jackson to covertly spy on a summit between all the Goa'uld System Lords, so the Tok'ra can kill them, but learns that a new System Lord is to join them, one long thought to be long dead.
Last Stand "Last Stand (Part 2 of 2)" 516 March 29, 2002 Revanna Goa'uld, Jaffa, Tok'ra Osiris, Zipacna
While Dr. Daniel Jackson learns the identity of ruthless System Lord Anubis, who committed atrocities that even the Goa'uld find horrifying, his plans to rescue Sarah Gardner could blow his cover. Meanwhile, Zipacna sends his Jaffa to attack the Tok'ra base on Revanna, forcing the rest of SG-1 into a desperate fight for survival as they attempt to weather the onslaught and look after Lt. Kevin Elliot who has been left badly wounded.
Fail Safe "Fail Safe" 517 April 5, 2002 Earth, Revanna Tok'ra N/A
An asteroid is on a collision course for Earth. The Asgard can't help, and the Tok'ra are hard to find, so they return to Revanna to repair a Tel'tak, so SG-1 could deliver a Nuclear warhead to destroy it. However, they soon learn that the asteroid may not be natural in origin.
The Warrior "The Warrior" 518 April 12, 2002 Cal Mah, Earth, Nirrti's planet, P3X-042 Goa'uld, Jaffa K'tano/Imhotep, Yu-huang Shang Ti
SG-1, especially Teal'c, join a camp full of rebel Jaffa, led by K'tano, who wish to stop the Goa'uld, and have more Jaffa join their rebellion. Teal'c decides to change his allegiance to his people, and the rest of the team suspect that K'tano, the former First Prime of Imhotep, is hiding something from them.
Menace "Menace" 519 April 26, 2002 Earth, P3S-517 Replicator Reese, Replicators
SG-1 finds Reese, the last of her people on her home planet. They take her back and soon learn that she is an android. Furthermore, she can create Replicators, and they soon become a serious threat to Stargate Command.
The Sentinel "The Sentinel" 520 May 3, 2002 Earth, Latona Jaffa, Latonan Svarog
The Goa'uld System Lord, Svarog, is planning on taking back Latona to his control. The only way to stop him is the Sentinel, a piece of technology capable of defeating him. Unfortunately, rogue NID agents once tampered with the device, and SG-1 get to be the ones responsible to make it operational again.
Meridian "Meridian" 521 May 10, 2002 Earth, Langara Langaran N/A
SG-1 have discovered that the Langarans have Naquadria, a more volatile version of Naquadah, and they plan to use it as a weapon, since the planet's three nations are on the verge of war. Dr. Daniel Jackson prevents an accident, but is stricken with radiation poisoning in the process, and will die if they don't save him in time.
Revelations "Revelations" 522 May 17, 2002 Adara II, Earth Asgard, Goa'uld, Jaffa Anubis, Osiris
Following the loss of Dr. Daniel Jackson, Anubis has made his fleet immune to Asgard defenses, and he has captured Thor. SG-1 must assist Heimdall to evacuate all Asgard knowledge from Adara II, before Anubis gets his hands on them.


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