Metamorphosis

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SG-1 attempts to save a planet's inhabitants from Nirrti's genetic experimentation, but find themselves to be her next victims.

RATINGS SCORECARD
OUR RATING -
FAN RATING - 7.38 
NIELSEN - 1.9 
EPISODE #616
ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 02.07.03
SYNDICATION AIR DATE: 03.01.04
DVD DISC: Season 6, Disc 4
STORY BY: Jacqueline Samuda and James Tichenor
TELEPLAY BY: James Tichenor
DIRECTED BY: Peter DeLuise
GUEST STARS:

Jaqueline Samuda (Nirrti), Alex Zahara (Eggar), Dion Johnstone (Wodan), Raoul Ganeev (Lt. Colonel Sergei Evanov), Gary Jones (Technician), Teryl Rothery (Dr. Janet Fraiser), Alex Rae (Alebran), Jacquie Janzen (Lt. Rush), Dan Payne (Jaffa Commander)

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PRODUCTION NOTES

  • “There is actually a shot where the mutant literally explodes on the hospital gurney — but it was considered too icky and didn’t make the final cut.” (Writer/producer Joseph Mallozzi, in a post at GateWorld Forums)
  • “And the award for Most Awkward Seduction scene in an episode of Stargate goes to …

    “Whenever I see the Nirrti’s bedchamber scene, I vacillate between squirming and laughing out loud. ‘Mrs. Nirrti, you’re trying to seduce me!’ Poor, simple, innocent Jonas. Another thing I recall about this episode was the gratuitously gory shot of the mutant exploding on the hospital gurney that ended up being cut.” (Writer/producer Joseph Mallozzi, in a post at his blog)