This article is about the Flagisallus. For the Tau'ri, see Samantha Carter.
"I named him -- after Sam ... antha Carter. Personal reasons."
"You named him after Samantha Carter?!"
"Well, Sam's a boy's name too.
Rodney McKay and John Sheppard[src]

Sam was the name given to a male Flagisallus—named by Dr. Rodney McKay after Lt. Colonel Samantha Carter—who located Rodney when he was trapped underwater in a Puddle Jumper, an act which led the Lt. Colonel John Sheppard and Dr. Radek Zelenka to find McKay. (SGA: "Grace Under Pressure")

Sam was later one of the many flagisallus to seek shelter under the shield of Atlantis when the Lantean Star was about to send out a coronal mass ejection which would have killed him and the others of his kind. (SGA: "Echoes")

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