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Old October 31 2012, 01:01 AM   #14
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Re: Why the random episiodes?

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Actually season seven was meant to be the end of the series, and Atlantis was meant to carry on from there set in the Milky Way with the Replicators as the main villains. It was only when SG-1 was renewed again that they invented the Wraith and Pegasus Galaxy for Atlantis and went the wrap-up route for SG-1. I don't think people meant the writers gave up on it, more the actors. They knew their positions were safe, and RDA in particular started really phoning it in from season eight onwards.
Seasons six, seven and eight were meant to final seasons of the show, I believe there was even a series ending wrap party after season six ended.
Although seasons 6, 7, and 8 were all meant to be the final season, with 8 they really thought tthe show was going to end and even originally planned what eventually became season 9 as the first season of another series to be titled Stargate Command.
I don't think anybody in the Stargate production office wanted to make series at the same time. The name change from what I remember came after the renewal following the eighth season.
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