What season does Stargate SG-1 get "good"?

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  1. AJ86

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    The short answer is no, there really isn't any consensus. Personally I've never felt there was a huge fluctuation in quality at any real point in the series, except perhaps between season 7 and season 8, which in my opinion were the best and worst seasons of the show. That isn't a p[particularly widely held view though.
     
  2. Captain Craig

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    I thought it was really coming together mid-way season 2. By season 3 was entering great territory. Seasons 4-6 I felt were very solid despite some cast change that happens.

    *Note: I'm watching for first time but just starting season 10
     
  3. Starbreaker

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    I think Torment of Tantalus is really the only standout episode of Season 1, but there are lots more nearly perfect episodes starting in the second season.
     
  4. tmosler

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    i keep hearing how great torment of tatalis and which i have watched it 2 times and still dont like it. Can someone explain why people consider this epiosde to be one of the top sg1 episodes?
     
  5. The Wormhole

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    Well, it does set up many things which become important to the lore of the series specifically and the franchise in general.
     
  6. MacLeod

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    Well many consider it to be a top S1 epsiode. As for the entire show maybe not as many consider it a top episode
     
  7. Blitzen

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    There were some abysmal episodes in season 1 (Emancipation, Broca Divide), but I think the show settled quite quickly, much faster than any Trek, with the possible exception of TOS. I tend to think of the last two seasons as a separate show, and while I like Mitchell and Vala, I don't like the Ori storyline much. So rarely for me, I like the stand-alone episodes better than the Ori arc episodes.

    I really enjoyed RDA's O'Neill in the first 6 or so seasons. After that he became so cynical and irritating, that for me it was actually a relief to see him go. My biggest gripe with the later seasons was that they had to use devious means to ensure that Carter wasn't promoted to leader of SG-1, which IMO she should have been.
     
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  9. The Wormhole

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    I only skimmed through that, but yeah, it seems a pretty solid list of the important episodes and the non-essential ones.
     
  10. bigdaddy

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    I'd say the end of season 1 then it ran on high for the next few. Season 5 it started dying but I think with Jonus season 6 really kicks some life back into the show.

    Then it's just downhill from there.
     
  11. Captain Craig

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    I've been enjoying it all the same. RDA O'Neill is absent for 99% of the time but I've found the Jaffa Nation, Ba'al as baddie, Replicators, Ori and Lucian Alliance elements all engaging + Mitchell and Vala(but I also love Farscape so possible bias there).
     
  12. dansigal

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