Remastered, recut, reimagined, remarkable! The thrilling pilot episode of US television's longest-running sci-fi series is now yours to own on DVD! With exclusive special features and masterful fine-tuning from series Co-Creator Brad Wright, Stargate SG-1 Children of the Gods Final Cut is a whole new experience.
Jack O'Neill (Richard Dean Anderson) leads a formidable team on a mission to Abydos to defeat fierce warriors led by the vicious Ra. With the threat of the brutal Goa'uld hanging over the galaxy, the team must succeed - or General Hammond (Don S. Davis) will unleash an apocalyptic solution!
• New Edit with Never-Viewed Scenes
• New and Enhanced Visual Effects
• Revoiced Performance by Christopher Judge
• Original Score by Joel Goldsmith
• Special Features includes: Commentary by Co-Creator Brad Wright and Actor Richard Dean Anderson and Back to the Beginning Featurette
I love the original movie and I love both this (SG-1) and the Atlantis spin-off series. And while the original pilot episode for this show was incredible at the time, now the remade version is even more incredible and as it says 'A whole new experience'.
If you have not seen any of the Stargate shows/movies (although I would imagine you have to be from some other universe if that was the case ) I would recommend seeing the original Stargate movie before starting in on this. While it is not nessecary to have seen the original Stargate movie it does help explain some of the back story behind the episode, but it's not essential to the enjoyment of the episode of the show in general.
The improved visuals in this bring it up to par with the current level of visuals in the current Stargate shows and movies and the revoicing by Christopher Judge of his character Teal'c gives us the Teal'c we all know rather than the chilled to the bone type performance he gave in that first episode.
Also of true delight is the voice commentary by Brad Wright and Richard Dean Anderson. This commentary lets us hear Richard's funny side which we could all do with more of.
This is a great DVD for the fans of the series, but is also a great way to introduce new viewers to the magic of Stargate.
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