What is it about Stargate that makes it "Stargate" to you?
Adam Barnard's new editorial explores this question in some depth. Across three movies, three television series, and now a Web series, Stargate has always been a creative mix of adventure, humor, family, realism, and mythology.
We want to invite you to read the op-ed, and then share what has always been the core of Stargate for you!
Adam starts like this:
As a teenage boy growing up in North Carolina -- fascinated by the military, ancient mythology, and all things science fiction -- Stargate SG-1 seemed like a television show created by the gods themselves. It was as if somebody looked inside my soul and hand-tailored an intelligent, compelling, and enriching tale of galactic exploration that was relevant to my own life as well as the world around me.
I naively assumed that SG-1 resonated with everyone because of that exact medley of cinematic elements (because when we're young, everything is about us). But as I came of age and spent more time interacting with other Stargate fans, I discovered that others appreciate SG-1 through a variety of lenses ...
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What do you think makes Stargate to be the unique storytelling vehicle that it is?