Stargate SG-1

Family - S2-E8

Plot hole: Huge plot error: Apophis and Clorell (Skara) should not have survived the explosion in Season 2, Episode 1 (when they attack Earth with two ships). In "Family" they explain that Apophis and Clorell survived by escaping through the stargate aboard Clorell's ship moments after Daniel Jackson did the same. However, when Daniel Jackson escapes through it, Apophis and Clorell are not even on the right ship, and there is 1 second left on the C4 timer when Daniel escapes. They actually show Daniel Jackson escape, and then cut to Apophis and Clorell still aboard their ship. So apparently, Apophis was able to "ring" from his ship over to Clorell's ship, make it to the stargate room, dial an address, and escape through the stargate all within literally 1 second. Is this guy related to The Flash?

AutofireDev

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Suggested correction: That's not what happened or what was said. Daniel suggested Apophis and Klorel used the rings after he did, not that they used the Stargate after him. In "The Serpent's Lair", we see Apophis and Klorel use the rings BEFORE Daniel uses the Stargate. But we don't actually know how much time is meant to be left on the C-4 when they use the rings. They ended up using the Stargate before Daniel did and they never cut to them on board after Daniel escapes.

Bishop73

Show and Tell - S2-E20

Plot hole: The last two invisible aliens are in the room with Charlie and "Mother". Since both of them can see the aliens, why don't they warn O'Neill that they are there?

Cold Lazarus - S1-E7

Plot hole: Before the last chevron locks & the wormhole engages, Carter asks "Where's the iris" to which Hammond responds "Someone used a remote, whoever it is has our codes". All well and good, except without the wormhole being active, they wouldn't be able to receive the code.

Cybermoose

Disclosure - S6-E17

Plot hole: Senator Kinsey references the Foothold incident from season 3, yet only a few episodes before it was revealed that Kinsey could never have known about it because it was covered up under presidential orders and he especially was not in on it.

Tanngrisnir

Singularity - S1-E15

Plot hole: After Cassandra has her first "heart attack" you see her in her room. Why isn't there one of those heartbeat monitors in her room?

Touchstone - S2-E14

Plot hole: When half of SG-1 return to Medrona to detonate a charge aimed at the gate, why didn't they just go to another planet? As when they went to Medrona, there was a blizzard going on and they also had the natives saying they will arrest them as they still hadn't returned the Touchstone. Could have just saved themeselves some hassle.

Craig Bryant

Touchstone - S2-E14

Plot hole: The NID guys escape because Jack can't kill them. He fires his MP-5 around them to try to make them stop. Is there a reason he didn't bring a Zat gun along? The whole point of this mission was to stop the NID rogue agents without killing them and to capture them if possible. The Zat gun seems tailor-made for a mission like this.

Grumpy Scot

Show generally

Plot hole: Anytime an SG member starts acting weird or something happens that is "impossible", SGC personnel always act skeptical about it. Considering what they have seen in the course of the show, "that's impossible" should have long ago fallen out of their vocabulary. And while I realize that Sam and Daniel are scientists, they have seen enough examples of incredibly advanced technology that they should be far more open-minded when looking for explanations.

Grumpy Scot

A Hundred Days - S3-E17

Plot hole: When the team manage to create the cavern with the buried stargate they send Teal'c through to drill his way out, but wouldn't it be safer (and significantly faster) to fire a missile or two through and blast their way out? They have no idea how deep the stargate is buried, or under what type of rock, so sending Teal'c with only four hours of air seems suicidal. (00:35:00)

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Suggested correction: Except that sending a missile through would only cause the rocks to cave in onto the Stargate again and could possibly make it impossible to reopen the Stargate. If they could reopen it, they would just end up creating the same cavern. Not to mention the fact the danger to life on the planet if a missile did make it through and ends up exploding on the surface.

Bishop73

Except that if the gate is active, anything falling down on it would be destroyed, so if anything you would still end up with a cavern if material soil bound together as it was falling towards the gate, OR you would end up with a crater which would be Teal'c's objective.

It's not about the rocks being destroyed. It's about if the Stargate ends up shutting down and the rocks creating an iris, making it impossible to establish a wormhole.

Bishop73

Summit (1) - S5-E15

Plot hole: During the briefing at the Tok'ra base about the deadly symbiotic poison, Ren'al says that dying symbiotes release their own toxin which is just as deadly to the hosts. Yet in other episodes when a symbiote dies in the host's body, the host doesn't die, even without medical treatment. For example, the whole infected town of Steveston is just fine when all the symbiotes are killed (s06e05).

Bishop73

A Hundred Days - S3-E17

Plot hole: When the team manage to cause the cavern to form over the buried stargate they send Teal'c through, but shouldn't the cavern be a vacuum? Air doesn't travel through the gate and the stuff caught in the vortex is destroyed, so Teal'c wouldn't need an oxygen mask he'd need a spacesuit. (00:35:00)

Bad Guys - S10-E16

Plot hole: And the end, when Vala and Mitchell activate the Stargate home, SG-1 is delayed in being able to step through because they are detained. However, the whole time they're detained by the gate, there's no radio transmission from SGC. Later we find out they're coming home early, so on SGC's side, they just had an unscheduled off world activation and would know it's from the planet SG-1 is on, and they would radio for an update. None of that was done so the conversation could happen.

Bishop73

Watergate - S4-E7

Plot hole: The team go through the gate to disable a drone with the intention of being able to close the active Stargate, but once they go through in a submarine, the gate closes behind them, rendering the mission pointless. (00:24:18)

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Suggested correction: This entry seems to have been made without watching the episode or you skipped a part. When the 3 enter the Stargate via the submarine, the Gate does NOT close behind them. It stays open, which we not only see but is how they can communicate with O'Neill. Then Dr. Markov says once they bring the drone in (to the submarine), they can shut the drone off and the Gate will close. Which is what they do (off-screen) and when they do, the Gate closes.

Bishop73

Small Victories (2) - S4-E1

Plot hole: Despite the Russian Government not being aware that the submarine is quarantined in a US port, a Russian Navy Sovremenny-class destroyer is visible in the background. (00:14:29)

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Deadman Switch - S3-E7

Aris Boch: Doctor Jackson, if you don't mind treating my wound.
Daniel Jackson: I'm an archaeologist.
Aris Boch: I know. But you're also a doctor.
Daniel Jackson: Of archaeology.
Aris Boch: Never mind. Captain, you must have some medical training.
Samantha Carter: Actually, I'm a major now.
Aris Boch: Oh, well, how very important. I'll inform the galaxy.

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Chosen answer: It's never actually mentioned on the show, though in the 'Continuum' universe, she says she's been with Ba'al for 50 years.

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