First Aired: February 16, 2001
SG-1 must rescue an alien world from the Goa’uld — with help from an unexpected source. Teal’c seeks revenge on the System Lord Cronus for the murder of his father.
“Double Jeopardy” Facts:
- “Double Jeopardy” has the distinction of being written like a sequel to an earlier episode that was never made. SG-1 is well familiar with the people of Juna, who they rescued from enslavement to Heru’ur on a prior mission … but it was never actually shown or previously mentioned on the series.
- It’s the final bow for actor Ron Halder as Cronus — at least until he returns in the SG-1 movie Stargate: Continuum, alive and well in an alternate timeline. (Halder also had a brief role as a priest in the SGU episode “Human.”)
- Jay Brazeau reprises his beloved role of Harlan, from the Season One episode “Tin Man.” He would return to play the Lord Protector in the Atlantis episode “The Tower.”
- This episode has the first use of the term “Pel’tac” to describe the bridge of a Goa’uld mothership.
- “Double Jeopardy” is the directorial debut of Stargate‘s own Michael Shanks. Since then he has also directed an episode of his current series, Saving Hope — but otherwise stayed mostly in the acting game.
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