The Secrets of Stargate is a fan podcast about the hit 1994 movie and the TV series that followed, including SG-1, Atlantis, and Universe, plus whatever comes next. The show goes beyond the surface to look at the deeper layers and themes found in Stargate, while enjoying the mythologies explored, the fun science fiction elements, and the trademark humor. Whether you’re new to Stargate and watching it for the first time, like our host Jack Baruzzini, or a longtime fan like Lisa Jones, Victor Lams, and Fr. Cory Sticha (who also brings his expertise as a US Air Force veteran), you will be sure to enjoy the Secrets of Stargate.
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Resurrection (SG1) - 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. Heroes, Parts 1 and 2 - 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. Death Knell - It's the death knell for the Tok'ra, Jaffa, and human alliance. Fr. Cory Sticha, Lisa Jones, and Victor Lams analyze the end of the alliance and its ethical dilemmas, as well as the lack of action and team dynamics. Chimera - "I'm a sucker for a DeLuise." Jack Baruzzini, Fr. Cory Sticha, Lisa Jones, and Victor Lams discuss this story that resolves the Osiris arc and introduces the controversial Pete Shanahan. Do Pete and Sam lack chemistry? Oh and that tablet. Fallout - Journey to the center of Kelowna! Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss the return of Jonas, the secret Goa'uld girlfriend, and an underground crisis, along with geopolitical intrigue with real-world parallels.