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Out of Universe informations
First mention "Within the Serpent's Grasp"
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"Think it gets Showtime?"
—Col Jack O'Neill (SG1: "Within the Serpent's Grasp", DVD and first "Showtime" airing version)

Showtime is a US television network channel.


"Within the Serpent's Grasp" (1998)

When Teal'c explains the purpose of the Goa'uld long-range visual communication device to SG-1, Jack O'Neill asks if this device gets Showtime.[1]

Behind the scenes

  • Showtime has aired the first five seasons of Stargate SG-1 on its network. Yet the network decided to end its association with Stargate SG-1 at the end of season 5, saying that the show still had a sizeable viewership but could no longer draw new subscribers due to its availability in syndication.[2] At this moment, the Sci-Fi Channel picked up the MGM's offer to continue the franchise.[3]

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  1. This line exists only on the original Showtime's airing and has been included in the DVD release. On syndication and Syfy's airings, this line has been replaced by "Mmm... Goa'uld TV."
  2. McNamara, Mary (May 7, 2006). "Science-Fiction Series 'SG-1' Is Cable's First to Reach Historic Milestone". Multichannel News. Retrieved 2009-03-30. 
  3. Eramo, Steven (July 2002). "Season Six Preview – Coming up, on SG-1...". TV Zone (Special 46): 66–76.