The Wormhole wrote:
^^Which has since been broken by Smallville.
That's *still* on?!? I thought that got cancelled years ago.
Regarding RDA's "phoning it in", From season 7 on, RDA wanted to spend more time with family, and Don S. Davis's health was failing so the writers and producers decided to promote O'Neill which allowed RDA to take more time off, and Don Davis to retire (mostly).
The least enjoyable seasons of SG-1 for me is season 6. I just never felt the Jonas character and that series in general felt like it was a Sci-Fi Channel show first, Stargate second. *That* element never went away, but at least it was never obvious on Atlantis.