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    Originally posted by ÜberSG-1Fan
    I'd like to talk about Resurrection for a moment.

    I really didn't like the episode when I first saw it. It seemed rather weak and the actress who played Anna was less than impressive IMHO.

    The story was too Daniel-centric (but then again it was written by Shanks). I think it would have been neat if the scenes with Anna were split up with Daniel and Sam both taking turns talking to her. Think of the dialogue missed between Anna and Sam, how Sam could have relayed what she felt hosting a Tok'ra and maybe connected with her on more of an empathetic level. Instead, it was all Daniel and his ascension/lost memory story.

    Sam's scenes with Keffler would have been even more charged because she would have developed a rapport with the girl.

    The ending lacked the sense of urgency regarding the bomb and I think it would have been neater if Daniel had stayed there and helped with solving that problem...the tension of which could have been ramped up with the timer racing towards the impeding explosion...rather than him dashing out to be into Anna at the end.

    I think that could have been and should have been Sam instead who finds her with Daniel coming upon them as the episode fades to black.
    I never really got into this episode and you have pointed out a few things that hadn't occured to me. There was certainly something missing, maybe you have hit on something!

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      Originally posted by ForeverSg1
      Well since Strix asked I thought I'd give it a try... it's not great but it will due I guess.

      Here's a little something for Amanda as she celebrates her first Mother's Day with beautiful Olivia.

      Help Me Remember

      I wish I could take the credit for the poem and the beautiful background, but alas I can not. Unfortunately, I've misplaced the link where I found the background, but it was so beautiful I decided to use it anyway. Hopefully I won't be prosecuted. I swear no money was acquired from this collage...it was made simply to express my joy and admiration!


      Kat
      Brilliant as ever, Forever!!!! Many thanks

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        Originally posted by ForeverSg1
        Laugh... I was reading Stargate quotes today and came up with the most perfect quote to describe the Stargate writers.

        Jack: "Do you people practice being vague?"

        And just to stay on-topic here...


        Guess this episode or add a caption!

        Looking at map

        Sam: "If we turn left at the crossroads like General O'Neill suggested we'll end up in the slurry pit!"

        Teal'c (thinks) "So that's why O'Neill was smirking - and with the womens showers out of action again - too bad she spotted it!!

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          Originally posted by ForeverSg1
          Hmm I'm not really sure how each award determines leading and supporting status, but it seems to be different for each. For Saturn Awards, AT has always been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category, whereas with Leo's it seems to be Best Lead Performance by a Female.
          • 2005: Won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series
          • 2004: Nominated for a Leo Award for Best Direction for the episode, 7.19 "Resurrection"
          • 2004: Won a Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for the episode, 7.13 "Grace"
          • 2004: Nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series
          • 2002: Nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series
          • 2002: Won a Leo Award for Dramatic Series: Best Lead Performance - Female for the episode, 5.03 "Ascension"
          • 2001: Nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television
          • 2001: Nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for the episode, 4.16 "2010"
          • 2000: Nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Genre TV Supporting Actress
          • 2000: Nominated for a Leo Award for Best Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for the episode, 3.06 "Point Of View"
          Award details from SG1-solutions.com

          Kat
          Thanks for this great list and sorry I can't rep!!!

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            If you take a look at Sam Carter's house -
            http://wiki.stargate-sg1-solutions.c...rter%27s_House

            You'll notice only one scene in which there is apparently a TV (next to the fireplace in the scene where Orlin goes glowy).
            http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...fireplace.html

            If you look at other pictures, you'll notice one in particular that appears to show a big stuffed chair next to the fireplace that would completely block the view of the TV.
            http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...ble_Orlin.html

            Since the picture of the chair next to the fireplace was taken by security cameras before Orlin went all glowy on her, it appears that Olin must have moved the chair to access the TV while Sam was gone.

            So.... I don't think Sam watches a lot of TV. Although I agree with Sky that Nova and other science and history shows would likely interest her!

            On the other hand, there are books, lots of books in her house. Many of them open, indicating she likes to read (or study).
            http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co..._dining_2.html

            And there are about a billion computers in her house...
            http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...y_monitor.html
            ...so maybe her secret is shamelessly surfing the internet for original Star Trek fanfic, perhaps even with a few Kirk/Spock slash stories thrown in for giggles.

            On second review, it looks like there might also be a small TV in her bedroom in one pic (on her dresser), so maybe she likes watching late-night reruns of M*A*S*H.
            http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...m_monitor.html

            My LJ

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              Originally posted by ForeverSg1
              Well since Strix asked I thought I'd give it a try... it's not great but it will due I guess.

              Here's a little something for Amanda as she celebrates her first Mother's Day with beautiful Olivia.

              Help Me Remember

              I wish I could take the credit for the poem and the beautiful background, but alas I can not. Unfortunately, I've misplaced the link where I found the background, but it was so beautiful I decided to use it anyway. Hopefully I won't be prosecuted. I swear no money was acquired from this collage...it was made simply to express my joy and admiration!
              Kat
              It's great, Kat! Wish I had your talent.

              My LJ

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                Originally posted by majorsal
                i'm going to be gone till late monday night, and even then, i might not be able to pop in here. so, as my parting gift, i give you a pic to caption.
                Sam: Teal'c, I really don't think those insects attacked us because of my new perfume!

                Jack: Hmmmmmm, gardenia...

                My LJ

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                  Originally posted by ChopinGal
                  Still, we did get to see Sam up front and personal. (I know I'm going to regret using this exact term. AD and Carterslave and Strix - behave yourselves!)
                  <blushing furiously> Huh? <blinks innocently>

                  My LJ

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                    Originally posted by ChopinGal
                    Sam: "Her name is Skydiver and she comes from a place called Samanda."

                    Teal'c: "Indeed, it is most unfortunate that I used the zatnickatel upon her before asking further questions. I assumed that she was a potential threat."

                    Sam: "I know what you mean by 'acting suspicious'. She seemed to really be staring at the both of us and, when she started laughing hysterically, I really thought she was losing it. How could we have known that she was reaching into her pocket for a fanfic outline and not a weapon?"

                    Teal'c: "The content of this fanfic does, indeed, seem to be quite provocative. This woman may be more dangerous than we first presumed."

                    Sam: "Hey T, what are you doing Saturday night? Wanna hang out at my place and finish reading this story?"
                    bwahahaha!!!!!

                    that's worth a greenie, but i can't right now
                    Where in the World is George Hammond?


                    sigpic

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                      Originally posted by majorsal
                      i'm going to be gone till late monday night, and even then, i might not be able to pop in here. so, as my parting gift, i give you a pic to caption.

                      check out their wonderful facial expressions and have fun!

                      sally


                      Jack: dang it. i wish her hair was longer. the make up is rubbing off and i can see that hickie i gave her
                      Where in the World is George Hammond?


                      sigpic

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                        Originally posted by Strix varia
                        If you take a look at Sam Carter's house -
                        http://wiki.stargate-sg1-solutions.c...rter%27s_House

                        You'll notice only one scene in which there is apparently a TV (next to the fireplace in the scene where Orlin goes glowy).
                        http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...fireplace.html

                        If you look at other pictures, you'll notice one in particular that appears to show a big stuffed chair next to the fireplace that would completely block the view of the TV.
                        http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...ble_Orlin.html

                        Since the picture of the chair next to the fireplace was taken by security cameras before Orlin went all glowy on her, it appears that Olin must have moved the chair to access the TV while Sam was gone.

                        So.... I don't think Sam watches a lot of TV. Although I agree with Sky that Nova and other science and history shows would likely interest her!

                        On the other hand, there are books, lots of books in her house. Many of them open, indicating she likes to read (or study).
                        http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co..._dining_2.html

                        And there are about a billion computers in her house...
                        http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...y_monitor.html
                        ...so maybe her secret is shamelessly surfing the internet for original Star Trek fanfic, perhaps even with a few Kirk/Spock slash stories thrown in for giggles.

                        On second review, it looks like there might also be a small TV in her bedroom in one pic (on her dresser), so maybe she likes watching late-night reruns of M*A*S*H.
                        http://www.stargate-sg1-solutions.co...m_monitor.html
                        Admittedly, Sam doesn't really have a lot of free time to watch television, and even when she does have downtime there always seems to be something better she can be doing. But every once in awhile, when she has the urge, she likes to turn on the television or pop in a tape/dvd and this is what I think she is watching ...and why.

                        Whenever she wakes up in the morning feeling a bit nostalgic, she often finds herself rushing around the house, trying to get ready for work with the Weather Channel echoing across her house. It’s not that she particularly cares what the weather will be like that morning. When you spend most of your day inside the belly of a giant mountain or exploring another planet on the other side of the galaxy, there really isn't a need to know what the weather will be like here...in Colorado Springs...but it reminds her of a friend. It reminds her of Jonas and his annoyingly infectious smile...and she thinks to herself that it’s not such a bad way to start the morning.

                        Whenever she can't sleep, she always finds herself curled up on the sofa, wrapped in a blanket, listening to the History Channel. The television volume is turned down low, just loud enough that she can clearly hear the words of the narrators. The images on the screen slowly blur as she closes her eyes and imagines Daniel standing in front of her in the briefing room. His face all-a-glow with excitement as he describes the various cultures, their religious backgrounds and traditions. The words ebb and flow through her mind as his voice gently lulls her to sleep. Deep in her subconscious, she finds it utterly amazing how much information she's actually retained over the years during these hazy history lessons.

                        Whenever she's had a really bad mission or is feeling a bit unnerved, she always ends up curled up in bed, with a bowl of Ben & Jerry's in one hand and a copy of Star Wars on the TV. She received the Star Wars Trilogy a few years ago from Teal'c. She, Daniel and the Colonel( now General ) had all received identical copies for Christmas that year. It was Teal'c's way, she supposed, of making sure there was always a copy wherever he went. Over the years, she'd often watch the movie and imagine her team: Teal'c as Chewy, herself as Leia, Daniel as Luke and Jack...well...needless to say, real-life never works out like it does in the movies. But she always fells better after she’s watched the movie; knowing that her friends...her family will always be there for her. And she always feels safer...knowing that Teal'c is watching her six.

                        Though she would never admit it, especially to Jack, she has become a closet Simpson's fan over the years. In the beginning, she would tape it for him, whenever they went off-world or he was sick, but the show has begun to slowly grow on her. She finds that whenever she is feeling down and needs a quick pick me up, all she needs to do is pop in one of the tapes and for a few minutes at least she's able to forget that she's a Colonel. She forgets there's a Stargate. Or Gou'alds. Or Replicators. She forgets about saving the world. For a few minutes, she sits and laughs and wonders if perhaps this is reason he watches the Simpsons too.

                        Whenever she feels lonely or has a need to chat with someone, she finds herself curled up in front of the television with a glass of white wine and an episode of ER. It had been Janet's favorite show; she called it her one true vice in life. Whenever they both had downtime, after Cassie had gone to bed, they would treat themselves with a box of Godiva chocolate, a bottle of wine, and an episode of her favorite show. They would playfully argue over who was the sexiest doctor…she had always preferred Dr. Ross; whereas Janet had a thing for Dr. Greene. She had actually found it quite amusing when she found out Janet secretly had a thing for balding men…Sean Connery and Patrick Stewart, among others. She'd always found it a bit odd that Janet could enjoy watching a show that hit so close to home, but Janet had explained once that that was exactly the reason she enjoyed it so much; because it showed exactly how in a mad and crazy work environment, people could come to respect and care for one another so deeply. The medical aspects of the show were good, but it was relationships that she enjoyed the most. For years, Janet had diligently taped the show on VHS. Janet had kept hoping that it would eventually come out on DVD, and it did finally…just a year too late.

                        She’s replaced the first three seasons with DVD’s now; she bought them this year for Janet’s birthday. The gift was unwrapped, the candle was blown out and a silent birthday wish was spoken before she popped in the first disc. It’s funny how life can be…during all those years that they sat together watching the show; she never once imagined the series might actually outlive her friend.

                        Kat
                        Last edited by ForeverSg1; 07 May 2005, 11:24 AM.

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                          Originally posted by ÜberSG-1Fan
                          Well, here it is. My 1000th post on GW and I knew I'd have to post it here on this the SAGC thread
                          1000 posts!
                          Congratulations, Über!

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                            Originally posted by astrogeologist
                            In Michael Shank's latest interview (at About.com - link is on Gateworld's front page) he all but says that CB is going to be around in episodes beyond the first 6. He says it at the same time that he says that he 'can't say anything'. Sounds to me like they are going to make her either a regular cast member - or a recurring character that they will bring back as much as they want (and as often as her schedule allows if they don't sign her as a regular cast member).

                            If she is coming back for more episodes, I'd really like to see Vala and Sam discussing 'life after being a Goa'uld host'. I'd like to see Sam working with controlling and operating Goa'uld tech, and Vala trying to help her. It would be interesting if the Goa'uld tech works best if a person can open themselves to their darker emotions... and Vala finds that easier than Sam does - so Vala has more success with the tech while Sam struggles with it - and I'd like to see it take a real physical toll on Sam.
                            Yes, I'd like to see more exploration of the fallout from being taken over. Jolinar, despite being a Tok'ra was not totally a good guy regarding Sam. As I think Jack said in one ep, Sam didn't exactly invite Jolinar in. It would be cool to see 2 strong women, not in competition. I wouldn't want Vala to take away from Sam, but recurring might be ok.

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                              Originally posted by majorsal
                              i'm going to be gone till late monday night, and even then, i might not be able to pop in here. so, as my parting gift, i give you a pic to caption.

                              check out their wonderful facial expressions and have fun!

                              sally



                              Warning: This is not my fault. It was Sky and CG's captions that put me into this frame of mind.

                              Sam: Damn it, Daniel…you know we’ve had this evening planned for over a month. Can’t you and Teal’c reschedule? My mouth has been watering for those ice cream sundaes all day.

                              Jack: (thinking) A little ice cream, a drizzle of chocolate syrup, and a dollop of whipped cream. Oooooh yeeeeah.

                              Jack: Don’t worry Daniel. Really (waving his hands emphatically in the air)…you two go ahead. Have fun. I’ll make sure Carter gets the ice cream sundae she’s been drooling over.
                              Last edited by ForeverSg1; 07 May 2005, 12:01 PM.

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                                Originally posted by ÜberSG-1Fan
                                I'm one of the few people here who didn't totally hate PU...I hated the Sam-shaped void in the episode of course...but thought the story opened the door to an intriguing character with questionable motives and a vague backstory.
                                Ok, I rewatched it last night, and liked it a bit better than when I saw it on the first run. I think it was that one weird scene between D &V that put me off. It just seemed so overdone. I know it was supposed to be, but still. But I must admit, I liked the exchange where Daniel thought the supersolider found him attractive. I agree that there is potential for the character. Here's hoping for some development.

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