First Commandment

Stargate SG-1SG-1 follows a distress call from another stargate team, SG-9, that hasn’t returned from a distant world. O’Neill’s team finds only one survivor, and he tells them that Captain Hanson, the previous team’s commander, has assumed the role of a god among the planet’s indigenous people. Hanson has even executed those under his command who haven’t accepted his self-imposed godhood, and isn’t showing much more compassion for the natives. Carter, who was at one point engaged to Hanson before they were both assigned to the stargate project, can’t even talk him out of his subjugation of the planet and its people. Worse yet, when SG-1 makes its presence felt among the locals, they discover that Hanson has already warned them of “evil” beings with godlike powers similar to his own. Now O’Neill isn’t just up against a fellow commander – as far as the primitives are concerned, he’s trying to dethrone a god.

Order the DVDsDownload this episode via Amazon's Unboxwritten by Robert C. Cooper
directed by Dennis Berry
music by Tim Truman

Guest Cast: William Russ (Captain Hanson), Roger R. Cross (Lt. Cooper), Zahf Hajee (Jamala), Adrian Hughes (Baker), D. Neil Mark (Frakes), Darcy Laurie (Cave-Dweller)

LogBook entry by Earl Green with notes by Dave Thomer