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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Jolinar’s Memories - If Hell were a theme park in space? Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams delve into this first of a two-parter where SG1 encounter the alien playing at being the Devil; struggle with transferred identity; and meet an old friend. Past and Present - It's a classic SG-1 story that gives a new twist on a classic scifi trope. Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss the witty dialogue and good characterization for both the primary players, but also the guest spots. Forever in A Day - Daniel is confronted with a difficult choice. Jack Baruzzini, Lisa Jones, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss the Inception-like twists and turns of this episode that presents an opportunity, a choice, and a sad farewell. Rules of Engagement - SG-1 stumbles onto a secret infiltration training camp. Fr. Cory Sticha, Lisa Jones, and Victor Lams discuss this story and its homage to Cold War spycraft, the Mel Brooks style punch-up of the script, and the fate of poor SG-11. Demons - SG1 stumbles into a medieval Christian village right out of Hollywood tropes. Jack Baruzzini, Fr. Cory Sticha, and Victor Lams discuss what the episode does right and then provide a steady stream of Monty Python references.