Samantha Carter's mother

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Samantha Carter's mother
Biographical information
Planet of origin Earth
Death c. 1980 in a car accident
Race Tau'ri
Species Human
Information about family
Marriage Jacob Carter (deceased)
Children Mark Carter (son)
Samantha Carter (daughter)
Out of Stargate universe information
First mention "Jolinar's Memories"

Samantha Carter's mother was the late wife of Jacob Carter, mother of Samantha and Mark Carter. She died in a car accident circa 1980.


During Samantha Carter's childhood, her mother used to sing to her "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" (SG1: "Grace").

When Sam was twelve, her father Jacob Carter was supposed to pick up her wife at the airport, but he wasn't there on time. So her wife had to take a cab to come back home. She died in a car accident. Because of this, Samantha and her brother Mark blamed their father for many years until they eventually forgive him (SG1: "Seth", "Jolinar's Memories", "The Devil You Know").

Character's evolution

"Jolinar's Memories" (1999)

While they travelling to the moon Netu, Martouf is using a memory recall device on Samantha Carter in order to find a way to escape the prison moon, thanks to the memories left by Jolinar. At one moment she remembers the day when her father told a young Sam that her mother died.

"The Devil You Know"

When SG-1 are trapped in the prison moon Netu, Samantha Carter is interrogated by Apophis. Using a memory recall device in combination with the blood of Sokar, he makes her remembering her childhoold, the very day of her mother's funerals, using her grief against her father to gather informations about the iris code.

"Ascension" (2001)

When Orlin is visiting Samantha Carter's house, he put a look on a picture of Samantha Carter's family taken when she was young; on the picture were Mark, Sam's mother, Jacob and Sam.

"Gemini" (2004)

When Replicator Carter explains to her human counterpart how Fifth created her as a duplicate version of Carter (SG1: "New Order", Part 2), and that all Carter's memories soon after started to come in her, like the day her mother died.