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Exploring the hidden layers and deeper meanings found in the Stargate movie and series.

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Exploring the hidden layers and deeper meanings found in the Stargate movie and series.

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English


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Underground (SGA)

7/5/2024
We meet the Genii! Jack Baruzzini, Victor Lams, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss the introduction of the Genii, perennial thorns in the side of Atlantis, the challenges of forming alliances; and the ethical quandaries of leaving victims of the Wraith behind. The post Underground (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:31:28

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A Special Message from StarQuest

6/28/2024
StarQuest CEO Dom Bettinelli has a special message for all listeners and supporters of StarQuest's shows. The post A Special Message from StarQuest appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:03:30

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Covenant (SG1)

6/28/2024
Flashy tech CEO reveals gov't secrets and gets dubbed a crazy conspiracist? Victor Lams, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Lisa Jones discuss the Richard Branson-esque character and the themes of trust and betrayal and official secrecy. The post Covenant (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:38:42

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Poisoning the Well (SGA)

6/21/2024
Is a 50% mortality rate more acceptable than a Wraith culling? Victor Lams, Fr. Cory Sticha, Lisa Jones, and Jeff Haecker discuss the moral implications of the Hoffan vaccine and delve into themes of sacrifice, survival, and ethical decision-making. The post Poisoning the Well (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:36:27

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Affinity (SG1)

6/14/2024
Stranger in a strange land. Victor Lams, Lisa Jones, and Jeff Haecker discuss Teal'c's new civilian life; the complex portrayal of love interest and ingénue Krista; plus the several subplots involving the Trust and the Sam and Pete relationship. The post Affinity (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:39:30

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Childhood’s End (SGA)

5/31/2024
Logan's Run meets Ewoks? Victor Lams, Lisa Jones, and Fr. Cory Sticha discuss this Atlantis story of sacrifice, morality, and cultural differences, discussing the ethical dilemmas and whether Rodney was just too mean to the kids. The post Childhood’s End (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:29:22

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Avatar (SG1)

5/24/2024
Groundhog Day and Doom meet in VR. Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss this story of early attitudes on VR and AI; the metaphorical use of VR to explore human experience; and Teal'c's confrontation of his overconfidence. The post Avatar (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:37:02

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Suspicion (SGA)

5/17/2024
A lot is happening in this episode. Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss this story, the big budget, and the themes of trust and character relationships amid continual Wraith attacks, setting up a classic mole hunt. The post Suspicion (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:37:36

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Icon (SG1)

5/10/2024
We've seen this before, according to Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, and Victor Lams who discuss the episode's familiar story, including the potential downsides of first contact, religious zealotry, and how alien contact could affect geopolitical tensions, plus Daniel's questionable behavior. The post Icon (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:35:51

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Thirty Eight Minutes (SGA)

5/3/2024
There's a giant bug on your neck! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, and Victor Lams discuss this Atlantis episode whose ticking clock creates an urgency. They also note new characters who we come to like and dislike and how the different personalities affect how they react in a crisis. The post Thirty Eight Minutes (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:35:45

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Zero Hour (SG1)

4/26/2024
Who's the boss now? Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, and Victor Lams discuss this episode that shows how O'Neill is adapting to his new role in charge of the SGC, his internal conflicts, isolation, and the pressures of leadership. The post Zero Hour (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:32:26

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Hide and Seek (SGA)

4/19/2024
Don't touch that! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss this story that shows the consequences of messing with technology you don't understand; as well as the humor, character depth, and camaraderie that will become a hallmark of the series. The post Hide and Seek (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:33:54

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Lockdown (SG1)

4/12/2024
Imagine a quarantine! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss yet another alien foothold situation; the unique situation of Anubis as an impotent enemy; and how a Russian SG1 member would have been. The post Lockdown (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:30:10

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Stargate Origins

4/5/2024
The 2018 web series Stargate Origins tells the prequel story of how the Stargate was discovered. Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss the valiant effort to expand the franchise, while noting the campy elements and critiquing certain character portrayals. The post Stargate Origins appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:46:44

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Rising (SGA)

3/29/2024
A new beginning! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams dive into Rising, the Atlantis series premiere; the introduction of the Pegasus galaxy and the new big bads, the Wraith; and all the new characters, including John Shepard. The post Rising (SGA) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:46:18

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New Order, Parts 1 and 2 (SG1)

3/22/2024
To start Season 8, Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss the launch of the third major era of Stargate with a discussion of the new Dr. Weir and diplomacy; changes for Carter and O'Neill, and the shifting team dynamics for SG1. The post New Order, Parts 1 and 2 (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:47:29

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Lost City, Parts 1 and 2 (SG1)

3/15/2024
Is it the best Stargate movie? Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss this two-parter that brings us to the verge of Atlantis, including the introduction of Dr. Weir and the portrayal of political power struggles. The post Lost City, Parts 1 and 2 (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:51:13

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Inauguration (SG1)

3/8/2024
It's a clip show, but it's a good one! Jack Baruzzini, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss this episode featuring William Devane, praising his performance as president and highlighting how the episode prepares for the big season finale and the advent of Atlantis. The post Inauguration (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:25:11

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Resurrection (SG1)

3/1/2024
Stargate goes X-Files! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss themes of government secrecy and ethical implications of experimentation, plus the horror ambiance and parallels to Silence of the Lambs. The post Resurrection (SG1) appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:29:01

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Heroes, Parts 1 and 2

2/23/2024
Sacrifice! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss this epic two-parter that swings from fun and quirky documentary to a shocking loss with exceptional acting and writing throughout. They also discuss military heroism and freedom of the press. The post Heroes, Parts 1 and 2 appeared first on StarQuest Media.

Duration:00:51:44