Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007): Season 8, Episode 20 - Moebius: Part 2 - full transcript

SG-1 has changed the course of history and made SGC virtually non-existent. Doctors Carter and Jackson have helped Brigadier General Hammond to find the Antarctic Stargate, but are not being allowed to help any further. They help Jack to power up the time machine, and he gets Hammond to allow them on the mission to find Teal'c.

We have a time machine.
We can go back and get the ZPM.

We don't know where it is now,
but we do know where it was.

Giza 3,000 BC.

That's Khetep and his brother, Salatis.


Alright, we've got a little problem here.

We alter this timeline,
and the future is already different.

We brought you here because of what had been
recorded on the tape inside that camera.

I'm part of a team called SG-1,
and we have just travelled back in time 5,000 years.

Look at this as a way to change everything.

We're supposed to be a team. We saved the world.

It was exactly where you said it would be.

If anybody should be going, it's us!

Look, the only reason you have
the Stargate is cos of us!

I'm aware of that.

I'm a linguist.
By all accounts, your team may need one!

And what if something goes wrong
with the gate on the other end?

Neither of you have had
any military training, whatsoever.

Have either one of you
even fired a weapon of any kind?

Unless you count launching a rocket.

Look, I am sorry.

Your expertise may be needed
some time in the future, but for now...

Well, can I ask who is going?

I don't understand, what made you change your mind?

Hi Jack.

That's Colonel, Major.

You're retired.

I was.

I take it, you two know each other?

Yeah, we served together a long time ago.

Oh, it wasn't that long ago.

Major Kawalsky has been assigned to assemble
the team that will go through the Stargate.

And you knew I couldn't say no if he was involved.

Oh, come on Colonel. You don't owe me anything.
Admit it, you gotta be a little curious.

Travelling to a different planet, through a wormhole?

I know I am.

Sir, with all due respect,
what are they still doing here?

I'm not sure. Airmen, please escort...

Wait, wait, wait, wait! We were all on that tape.

That tape had nothing to do with it.

Jack O'Neill's one of the best I've ever served with.

You may not care that this timeline
is a direct result of tampering with the past,

but you have to acknowledge that the tape said
the planet you're going to, is enemy territory.

An enemy that is way more
advanced than us technologically.

What's your point?

You're literally walking into
a totally alien situation, outmanned and outgunned.

Do we have a choice?

Season 8- Episode 20
Moebius - Part 2

We've only been able to activate
the interior lights and the dialling computer,

but according to the tape,
you have the gene that can make this ship fly.

And travel through time.

Well, presumably you don't have
to do that if you don't want to.

- What do I do?
- Sit down.

Now what?

You're supposed to have the ability to fly this thing.

With your mind.

Try not to think about the past.

Or the future.

You so have to let us go with you.


Put those on.

How come we have to wear these and you don't?

Ok people, let me remind you.

This mission is recon only. Do not engage the enemy.

I'm allowing the use of this ship because of
the obvious tactical advantage it provides you.

Under no circumstances is it to be used
to travel through time. Understood?

Yes Sir!

Never in my life would I have
imagined giving that order.

Are you absolutely certain about them Colonel?

No Sir.

Good luck and God speed!

All aboard.

Hey, watch this!

Oh, by the way... You do have the address
to get us back home, correct?


Good. Dial it up.

I give this no more than a 50/50 chance of working.

According to the tape, it worked for eight years.


Well, I'm certainly glad it's not me
going through that, uh, thing.

Any idea what to expect?

Not really. According to the tape,
we're going to be demolecularized,

transmitted over 2000 light years through subspace,
and then rematerialised on the other side.

I did not need to know that.


Gateship One. You're go for launch.


Well it's a ship that goes through the Gate, so...


It's a ship that goes through the Gate. Gateship.

Well I thought it was clever.

Well, that was cool.

I didn't feel anything.

It doesn't feel like we're pulling any G's.

This thing must have intertial dampeners.

See any enemy troops when we came through?

No, but that doesn't mean we weren't detected.

Is that a city?

I'm gonna set her down in those trees.

Wait a minute. I thought the reason we brought
the ship is so that we didn't have to walk.

We can't just fly into an alien city.

The mission is stealth recon, meaning undetected.

Meaning, shut up!


Donner, Mansfield, guard the ship.
Cosworth, you're with us. Come on, move out!

Why do we have to park so far away?

Seriously, why did we bring them?

Oh I don't know, I guess I had a gut feeling.

Like Peru?

Alright, that didn't work out so well.

Sierra Leone, Uganda?

Alright, look! Maybe the better question here is,

why did you invite me on this dog and pony?

Let's just say I prefer my good instinct over yours.

What's with the..

Ah, shi...!

Hello? Anybody there?

We're all here.

Where are we?

It looks like a prison cell.

Have you seen my glasses?

I think they must have taken them.

Why would they do that?


From the tape?

If you know my name,

then you know enough to fear me.

Look, I know this might sound a little crazy, but...

Who are you?


We're from the Tau'ri, we call it Earth.

You see we found this tape from the past.

You see, apparently, we're a part of a team.

The four of us, not the two of them.

We're called SG-1.

Now we used this time device to go back in the past and
we screwed up the past and changed the future.

See, you're not supposed
to be still Apophis' First Prime.

The Jaffa are supposed to be free, and

we know that you think that the Goa'uld are false Gods.

That wasn't necessary.

Speak of such blasphemy again,
and I will kill you where you stand.


I know this is a lot to throw at you, all at one time
and you got to put up a little show for the boys here,

but the fact is, we know the truth.

You see, it's all in the tape.

You have to see it, it's...

it's in a camera that you took
from the bag, that you took from me.

If you bring it to me,
I can show you how it works and we could...

Or we could go...

and see it over at, wherever you wanna go.

Kneel before your God.


Who are you?

My name's Daniel Jackson.

If you give me back my eye glasses,
I could actually see you!

He claims he's of the Tau'ri.

You weren't supposed to tell him that.

The Tau'ri have no Chappa'ai.

Oh, sorry, guess I was wrong.

I'm sure your information is correct.

In fact, I'm usually quite wrong.
Quite unreliable actually.

To be honest with you, I'm insane!


Bring him.

I think there is much you can tell me.

Well, if you wanna know about the early settlers
of Mesopotamia, I am somewhat of an expert.

It's been over an hour.

Maybe you shouldn't have said anything.

All I said was "this is gonna sound a little crazy".

While there are obvious similarities,

our timeline is different from the one in which Teal'c
came to believe that the Goa'uld were false Gods.

Are you saying this guy might not turn?

It's possible.

And you're telling me this, now?

This one is strong.

Leave us!

You will tell me all that you know.

What's going on?

Show me.

Teal'c you should say something.

The Jaffa are free.

False God that he is, Apophis, is long dead.

A new medicine, Tretonin,
has liberated us from our dependence upon symbiotes.

The Jaffa have risen up
as brothers and sisters in defeat of the Goa'uld.

What trickery is this?

It's not a trick.

You have a son,

Ry'ac, who is now married,

and a strong leader among the newly formed Jaffa nation.

If all these things have not come to pass,

you must believe that the present in which you now live,
exists only because the past has been mistakenly altered.

It must be restored.


you have to help us.

The reason we came here, was to get you,
so we could go back in time and fix things.

That's not true.

We just wanna get out of here.

Now if you can help us, we'll do our best to help you.

I cannot free you.

What about our weapons?

Our vests. Can you get us those?

Easy, easy! Get outta here.



- I didn't tell them anything.
- Good for you. How are you feeling?

- Not so good, really.
- Sorry.

Maybe this will make you feel better.

How did you...

Teal'c. He brought us the camera.
I showed him the tape.

I don't think he can be trusted.

Hey, he gave us our weapons back, that's a good start.

He's gonna meet us on the way back to the ship.

Safety off, point and shoot.
Not at me.

I don't really like guns.

Neither do I!

How do you feel about explosives?

Those I like a little better.


Let's go.

Airmen? This is O'Neill.

We were starting to get worried.

We're on our way. ETA ten minutes.

We gotta get going here.

We got a whole battalion on our ass.

What the hell was that?

Shoot him Jack.

Let's shoot him and get the hell out of here.

Why did you do that?

He was a Goa'uld.

Apophis implanted him with a symbiote,

in order to gain access to the knowledge in his mind.

How do you know?

I can sense it.
Your friend did not give in to torture.

He's lying.

Why would he lie, Kawalksy?

If he wanted us all dead,
why aren't we surrounded by Jaffa, right now?

We will be in a few seconds
if we don't get the hell out of here, now!

And I'm not taking him with us.

Apophis has ordered a fleet of
Ha'tak vessels to the Tau'ri.

He's sending ships to Earth?

The symbiote implanted within Daniel Jackson
was a spy intended to accompany you.

Apophis now knows what Daniel Jackson knew.

He knows that you came in a ship.

He knows that the Tau'ri is a threat.

How the hell do we know that you're not a spy?

His eyes glowed.

He's dead.

Go, go!


Go, start it up!

Kawalsky's been hit.


Are you injured?

No. I've just never seen anyone killed before.

Daniel and Kawalsky!

Oh my God! You've been shot!

It will heal.

Alright, we've got some problems here.


I can't shake them either.

The gate will be well guarded.

You know something?
I don't think we're gonna make it to the Gate.

There is a way out.

Was there a Stargate on this planet, 5,000 years ago?

I believe so.

I think you did it.

What has he done?

I think we just travelled back in time.

Check it out. Dial Earth.

Well this is definitely Ancient Egypt.

Those Ha'tak vessels bore the mark of Ra.

He ruled on Earth, during this period.

It is likely we were detected exiting the Chappa'ai.

Well, no ships on our tail...

but I think we'll skedaddle, anyway.

You're saying you're onboard
with trying to fix the past?

Well, we did kind of screw up our timeline, didn't we?

The only way to stop the invasion on Earth
is to make sure that it never happens.

Yeah, remind me how we do that, again?

Alright, here's the plan.

We make contact with the locals.

And then?

That's all I got so far.

Uh, any idea what time it is, exactly?

Three o'clock.

Uh, sorry, I kind of meant what year.

Well, you and Daniel said there was
some kind of a failed rebellion.

In 2995 BC.


- Colonel.
- Kidding.

And call me Jack, will ya?

Hey! It's alright folks, we come in peace.
Nothing to be afraid of.

I doubt they speak English.


He does.

Yes, I am Khetep.

- I am Jack.
- O'Neill.

Colonel Carter and Teal'c.

- How d'you know...
- Please come with me.

Ra's patrols come here often.
They must not see you, especially you.

Please, come.


How do you know who we are?

This is not the first time we have met.

You knew the other SG-1 team.

Five years ago, you came. You were witness to
the death of my brother at the hands of Ra.

After you were trapped here,
we planned an uprising together.

So much for causality.

Ra is still here.
We have seen his ship.

Our first attempt at gathering forces
for the rebellion did not go well.

We had to expose ourselves to
those who proved still loyal to Ra.

You were captured and executed
long before the plan could be finished.


All of us?

All but one.

Well, this can't be a good sign.

Why that?

Where am I?

Ancient Egypt?

No, I mean the me from your timeline.

I killed you.


You're a Goa'uld spy.

A good reason.

- It was horrible.
- Yeah, I'm sure.

Why are you here?

Yes, excellent question.

You don't know.

Well, I thought I did, there, for a while,

and then I realised that I didn't.

Well, I know why I'm here.

Good! Let's start there.

We came back in time to get a ZPM.

Right! It was buried with the tape.

Why is it so important?

I think you were about to explain it, but the...
the batteries on the camera ran out.

Long story, why don't you take a seat.

Basically we got trapped here because
you didn't want to affect the timeline.

But ultimately you and you couldn't stand the idea of living out
the rest of your lives under Ra's rule, without doing anything.

Remember there was a rebellion here on Earth.
That's how the gate got buried in the first place, so...

We figured, what difference does
it make if we're involved or not.

Unfortunately we never got
the chance to execute the plan.

We heard.

Yes, we tried to do too much, too fast.

Since then, Khetep and I have been slowly
building up an underground movement.

We can only assume things don't go well,
because if you're here,

you saw the tape and the future still needs fixing.

Something like that.

We didn't just see the tape.
We saw the tablet.

What tablet?

Oh, the one you haven't written yet,
and put where the Stargate was supposed to be buried.

Supposed to be?

In our timeline, the rebellion
that you planned actually works.

Ra ends up leaving and Earth is freed,

but Ra takes the Stargate with him.

- Ok, that's a problem.
- Yes!

The gate is never found at Giza,
and none of us join the Stargate Program.

But you left a tablet in an obscure Egyptian dialect,

telling us the date of the rebellion and
where to find a second Stargate, in Antarctica.

Good for me. So you're here
to make sure Ra doesn't take this Stargate.

It's a plan.

Daniel! Daniel! Jaffa!

- We must hide.
- Where?

In here.


There's secret stores of weapons like this,
in several positions throughout the region.

How many troops?

A couple of thousand, but that's not really the issue.

According to you, my own account of
history says we win the revolt.

We just need to make sure that
the gate stays here and gets buried.

Which means that we have
to steal it and hide it from Ra.

But it's out in the open, close to his ship.

Holding such a position against a Ha'tak
would be virtually impossible,

even for a short period of time.

Also, the gate is kinda heavy.

We also have a ship.

Yes, but, you see, the ship fits in the gate,
not the other way round.

There has to be a way that we
can cable the gate to the ship.

Fly it out.

Yeah, but we still gotta get close to it,
without being detected.

That's easy. The ship has a cloaking device.

Makes it invisible.

You're telling me this now?

I was sure I mentioned it on the tape.

If we were able to time our approach,
to coordinate with the uprising,

we may yet have a chance.

We'll need to test the cloak.

We took an awful lot of damage, coming out of Chulak.

Because we didn't know about the damn cloak!

I was sure I mentioned it on the tape!

They are gone!

Do you ever wonder what your life's
gonna be like in the future?

It won't really be my life, will it.

No, but still.

I mean, I've led such a small and unimportant existence.
I can't ever imagine being a hero for saving the planet.

Well we do have a time machine.
We could go check it out.

No way. We've already screwed up enough.

Once we're done with the gate,
we need to destroy the ship.

- Seriously?
- Absolutely.

You mean we have to stay here?

I wonder if the future me has a boyfriend.

So what do I do?

am Try thinking "invisible".


How do we know if it's working?


Your strategy is good,

but it does not work well as a distraction
in our plan to steal the Chappa'ai.

Well we know this plan works, if we alter it...

We may fail.

With this plan the uprising succeeds and Ra leaves.

And Ra takes the Chappa'ai.

If we are to be successful
in keeping Ra from taking the Chappa'ai,

we must focus the efforts
of the rebellion on distracting him from it.

Trust me.

How's it going?

I've never seen this kind of technology before.

Hey you're supposed to be a genius,
it's why I brought you along.

I'm working on it.

I think the power relay was overloaded.

I may be able to reroute the circuit
to the control interface...


It's just a little weird hearing
that kind of stuff come out of someone so...

So what?





It's just you're not
the kind of guy I usually attract.


No... Heh, God...

wow This is kind of awkward.

Yeah, it's getting there.

I'm kind of attracted to Daniel.




No that's okay. No problem there...
It's just... you know...

First impressions, I kind of thought he was...

Never mind.


how's it going in there?

I think I'm almost there.

That's good, we're about to have some company.

Got a patrol on its way here.

Try it.

Nothing's happening.

Hey guys, we've got a little problem here.

Carter forget it, I'm just going to take off.


Now that's not working.

Oh Boy

Try the cloak now.

Did it work?



Go, go, go, go!

Get down.

This could be a problem.

You think?

If they penetrate the hull and hit the engines,
the energy blast could feedback into the power...


We could explode!

Daniel, Teal'c!

We're almost there.

This doesn't look good.


You know, it's quite ironic,

this whole thing started because Sam didn't want
to take the jumper back from a Jaffa patrol.

Look, if we don't make it.

Wait a minute.

You said you liked Daniel.

I lied.

I just wanted to get to know you better.

See usually I'm a very cautious person
and I tend to think things...


Hear me!

Ra is not a God. You can live free!

I don't think he bought it.

Relinquish your weapons and surrender!

Yeah, I thought you'd say that.

Sam, Jack, it's all clear.
You can come out now.

In a minute.

I can fix that.

Jack, you should say something.

College football is played on Saturday's.
Pro on Sunday's,

and there are no fish in my pond.

At all, we're out of fish.

I think that covers it for me.

Is that correct?

If it is, we don't do anything?

Apparently nothing we did affected the timeline.

But we didn't do anything.

Not yet.

Apparently we were going to,
2 weeks from now. But now we don't have to.

Excellent. That's it! I like it!

- Okay, I'm going to get this up to the lab for analysis.
- Don't!

I'll take it.

There's a whole room full of geeks up there
just dying to get their hands on this.

You've got packing to do.

This is great.

I told ya.

Can't believe we didn't do it years ago.

Yes, let's not dwell.

Didn't that tape say there were no fish in your pond?

Close enough.