The Worst Episodes of Stargate SG-1: Avoid These Interstellar Blunders!

As a self-proclaimed sci-fi fanatic, I’ve spent countless hours exploring the depths of the Stargate universe. From the charismatic team of SG-1 to the thrilling intergalactic battles, this show has it all. However, even the most die-hard fans can admit that not every episode is a winner. In fact, there are a few episodes that are so bad, they make you wonder if the writers were abducted by aliens themselves. So, without further ado, let’s take a journey through the worst episodes of Stargate SG-1. And don’t worry, we’ll make sure to bring plenty of snacks for this bumpy ride.
Politics (1)

Politics (1)

Season 1 – Episode 21

Air Date: 1998-02-27

Senator Kinsey arrives at the SGC to investigate the program and determine whether the great drain on the U.S. budget is worthwhile, prompting the team to recall missions from the past year.

Emancipation

Emancipation

Season 1 – Episode 4

Air Date: 1997-08-08

An alien civilization is forced to reconsider their views on women when Carter rebels against their social customs.

Disclosure

Disclosure

Season 6 – Episode 17

Air Date: 2003-02-14

General Hammond and the Pentagon reveal the existence of the Stargate to other world governments, and must defend the fact that the program is operated by the United States military.

Inauguration

Inauguration

Season 7 – Episode 20

Air Date: 2004-03-05

The newly-elected president is debriefed about the Stargate program, and Vice President Kinsey makes a new play for control of the program.

The First Commandment

The First Commandment

Season 1 – Episode 6

Air Date: 1997-08-22

SG-1 must stop a renegade Stargate commander, who has gone mad and set himself up as a god on an alien planet.

One False Step

One False Step

Season 2 – Episode 19

Air Date: 1999-02-19

A group of primitive aliens begin to fall deathly ill after SG-1 arrives.

Sacrifices

Sacrifices

Season 8 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2004-09-10

The impending wedding of his son is the least of Teal’c’s worries when the Hak’tyl plan an uprising against the Goa’uld Moloc, driving a wedge between Teal’c and Ishta.

Birthright

Birthright

Season 7 – Episode 10

Air Date: 2003-08-15

The team finds a fugitive colony of Jaffa women, who must prey on other Jaffa to acquire symbiotes.

Family

Family

Season 2 – Episode 8

Air Date: 1998-08-14

The SG-1 team attempt to rescue Teal’c’s son, who has been kidnapped and brainwashed by Apophis. Teal’c learns disturbing news about his wife.

Point of No Return

Point of No Return

Season 4 – Episode 11

Air Date: 2000-09-08

SG-1 investigates a conspiracy theorist who has detailed knowledge of the Stargate program.

The Changeling

The Changeling

Season 6 – Episode 19

Air Date: 2003-02-28

A near-death trial causes Teal’c to imagine his life as very different from the one he knows, where he is a normal person living on Earth — until he can no longer distinguish reality.

Resurrection

Resurrection

Season 7 – Episode 19

Air Date: 2004-02-27

SG-1 investigates a secret N.I.D. laboratory, where a ruthless scientist has used cloning technology to create a Goa’uld-human hybrid.

Rite of Passage

Rite of Passage

Season 5 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2001-08-03

Cassandra mysteriously falls ill, sending SG-1 back to her home planet — where they uncover a dark Goa’uld secret.

The Broca Divide

The Broca Divide

Season 1 – Episode 5

Air Date: 1997-08-15

Members of SG-1 become infected with an alien virus that turns them into primitive beings. Dr. Fraiser must find a cure to save the team and the alien population from whom it was contracted.

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

Season 9 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2006-01-13

When SG-1 travels to an Asgard Protected Planet, Colonel Mitchell is accused of a murder he did not commit.

Family Ties

Family Ties

Season 10 – Episode 18

Air Date: 2007-06-08

Earth provides sanctuary for Vala’s estranged, con artist father after he provides intel about a Jaffa plot to attack the planet.

Fire and Water

Fire and Water

Season 1 – Episode 13

Air Date: 1997-10-17

Daniel is taken captive by an alien with a hidden agenda, while SG-1 is made to believe he is dead.

Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen

Season 6 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2003-01-17

The team returns to Earth with a piece of technology that allows them to see alien creatures everywhere, and must attempt to contain the problem when it spreads beyond the base.

Hathor

Hathor

Season 1 – Episode 14

Air Date: 1997-10-24

The banished Goa’uld Hathor is found in an ancient sarcophagus Earth, and takes over the S.G.C. with hopes of raising a new army against the System Lords.

Bane

Bane

Season 2 – Episode 10

Air Date: 1998-09-25

Teal’c is infected with deadly venom from a giant insect, and begins a terrible transformation. When he escapes the S.G.C., SG-1 must find him before Colonel Maybourne does.