EP 110 - The Torment of Tantalus

The Torment of Tantalus
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Season 1 Episode 10
Series: Stargate SG-1
Original Air Date: October 3, 1997
Written By Robert C. Cooper
Directed By: Jonathan Glassner
Preceded by: Thor's Hammer
Followed by: Bloodlines


[edit] Synopsis

[edit] Plot

Daniel discovers that a post-war team succeeded in getting the Stargate to work and a young professor, Ernest Littlefield, actually travelled through the wormhole, but he didn't return. Joined by Catherine Langford, who originally recruited Daniel and was Ernest's fiancée, SG-1 go in search of Littlefield. When they find him they they realise he has made a remarkable discovery during his time alone.

[edit] Bloopers

[edit] General Blooper

    • How did Dr. Littlefield survive on that planet if he'd been there since 1945? A supply of food and water can't last that long.

[edit] Dialing Sequence Blooper

    • At the end when they were dialing back to the planet, the computer displayed the Abydos symbols

[edit] Mistakes in the Script

    • When they are looking at the holograms of the various elements, Daniel incorrectly states that an atom can be determined by the number of electrons. What actually determines the atomic number is not the amount of electrons, but the amount of proton

[edit] Quotes

O'Neill: Ernest was showing him a new toy.
Carter: Really? What?
O'Neill: Some fancy light show that may be a key our existence or something.
Last edited by Krunal on 20 January 2009 at 10:01
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