Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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On an alien planet, SG-1 discovers an inactive android is the only survivor of the destruction of her civilization. They bring her back to the SGC for study and manage to reactivate her. ... See full summary »


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Brad Wright (developed for television by), Jonathan Glassner (developed for television by) | 2 more credits »





Episode cast overview:
Richard Dean Anderson ... Colonel Jack O'Neill
Michael Shanks ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
Amanda Tapping ... Major Samantha Carter
Christopher Judge ... Teal'c
Don S. Davis ... Major General George Hammond
Danielle Nicolet ... Reese
Gary Jones ... Sgt. Walter Harriman
Teryl Rothery ... Dr. Janet Fraiser
Colin Lawrence ... SG-3 Leader
Tracy Westerholm Tracy Westerholm ... SF #1
Biski Gugushe ... SF #2
Kyle Riefsnyder Kyle Riefsnyder ... SF #3
Dan Shea ... Sgt. Siler


On an alien planet, SG-1 discovers an inactive android is the only survivor of the destruction of her civilization. They bring her back to the SGC for study and manage to reactivate her. Things take a turn for the worse when she "makes" a replicator bug for Daniel. Written by trekkie4christ

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Release Date:

26 April 2002 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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The story for this episode is one out of the only two in the series written by visual-effects producer James Tichenor. See more »


During the opening scene Reese (Danielle Nicolet) is supposed to be a deactivated robot or android, but a closeup of her just before the opening credits shows blood pulsing along the right side of her neck. See more »


Major Samantha Carter: Maybe she has some sort of programming that prevents her from acknowledging she's anything but human.
Colonel Jack O'Neill: Robot denial?
Dr. Daniel Jackson: Looks that way.
Colonel Jack O'Neill: Has it occurred to anyone that this thing may have been laying around that planet for quite some time and that maybe it's broken? Or perhaps it never worked right in the first place.
Major Samantha Carter: So you think we should just shut her down?
Colonel Jack O'Neill: Oh, I don't know. Let's ask the man who just had his head cracked open.
Dr. Daniel Jackson: I don't think she meant to hurt me, I just don't think she liked what...
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Written by Joel Goldsmith and David Arnold
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Great and Original Episode
7 February 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

While exploring a planet where the civilization was destroyed, the SG-1 finds an idle android and they decide to bring her to the SGC. Sam finds a compartment with a discharged battery and she charges the battery to reactivate the android. They learn that her name is Reese and soon they find she has the capability to build replicators. Further, her immature behavior is similar to a spoiled child. The SG-1 discovers why her civilization was destroyed.

"Menace" is a great episode of "Stargate SG-1". The idea of an immature and powerful artificial intelligence is absolutely original. Daniel's attitude is silly and absurd considering the self-destruction status of the entire base and the danger of the android. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Menace"

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