First Aired: Mar. 07, 2003 on SyFy
Summary: The SG-1 team is required to accompany the maiden voyage of Earth’s first trans-galactic space ship, the Prometheus, even though the really don’t want to. Things go wrong, and the ship becomes disabled, and the ships corrective actions lead to devastating effects on a nearby planet.…
Main Characters in this Episode
Jack O'Neill: Do we... have any extra bulbs?
Colonel William Ronson: There is no redundancy for that particular system.
Jack O'Neill: So, you're saying there's no redundancy?
- Goof (revealing mistake): Colonel Ronson's rank insignia, the eagles on his shoulders, are upside down throughout the episode.
- Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): While SG-1 is having supper, Chairman Ashwan comments on the food having been prepared "millions of light years" away. The Milky Way galaxy is 100,000 light years in diameter. The Prometheus didn't have inter-galactic capability at the time. The nearest large galaxy, Andromeda, is 2,000,000 light years away.
- The navigator, Major Peter DeLouise is named after the SG-1 Director, Peter Deluise.
- When General Hammond is shown on a screen talking with Colonel O'Neill, the airman over Hammond's right shoulder is series writer Damian Kindler.