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Original Air Date: 08/18/2006


Martin Lloyd's script for Wormhole X-treme: The Movie, based on his "inside" knowledge of the Stargate program, opens with the team enduring an explosive first contact with the mysterious Furlings. It features the total destruction of Cheyenne Mountain, and culminates with a twist ending so spectacularly shocking that Martin hasn't even figured out what it is yet. But the quirky writer-producer — who has finally assimilated to Hollywood following his arrival as an alien exile several years ago — knows it's going to be brilliant. He can't wait to have his old pals, SG-1, review the script for him as the movie's official Air Force advisors.

SG-1 is less enthusiastic about the task. Daniel, for instance, wants to focus on other priorities — such as saving the universe from evil godlike aliens, or taking a nap — but Gen. Landry orders the team to give Martin their thoughts on the script. The Air Force wants this project to succeed, because any future leaks about the Stargate Program can then be passed off as the inventions or delusions of imaginative movie fans.

For her part, Vala seizes her chance to lob wild story ideas at Martin, and Mitchell also warms to the experience, pitching his vision of a zombie horror flick starring a heroic Air Force colonel who just happens to look exactly like Mitchell himself. But after Martin shoots down their ideas with all the faux-sensitivity of a Hollywood exec, Mitchell, Carter, Teal'c and Vala aren't much sorrier than Daniel when the time comes for them to depart on a scheduled off-world recon mission.

This particular mission, in fact, has special importance for Mitchell. It's his 200th trip through the stargate's event horizon, and he wants everyone to know it. As he prepares to savor his milestone, however, the 'gate malfunctions. The mission is delayed indefinitely.

The team grudgingly returns to the conference room to continue advising Martin. Over the next few hours, he and SG-1 daydream their way through scenarios involving the Wizard of Oz, classic TV, a long-awaited wedding, a shocking revelation about Mitchell's true father, and, perhaps most chilling of all, marionettes. Then life imitates art as SG-1 is greeted with a real-world plot twist: a visit from Gen. Jack O'Neill. He's got a surprise of his own for his former teammates — assuming, that is, that Carter ever gets the 'gate working again.


Cast
Cameron Mitchell

Ben Browder as Cameron Mitchell

Samantha Carter

Amanda Tapping as Samantha Carter

Teal'C

Douglas Christopher Judge as Teal'C

Daniel Jackson

Michael Shanks as Daniel Jackson

Vala Mal Doran

Claudia Black as Vala Mal Doran

Hank Landry

Beau Bridges as Hank Landry

Credits

Writer:

Brad Wright, Robert C. Cooper and Joseph Mall

Director:

Martin Wood

Studio

MGM