Stargate SG-1 has boasted a sizeable cult fanbase for decades, but the sci-fi series might win over some new admirers as it becomes available to stream more widely.
While fans have previously had the option to find the show on MGM’s Prime Video channel, SG-1 now available on Netflix, but sadly only to US customers. But don’t fear, there are still ways to watch the series in the UK.
Part of the sprawling Stargate franchise, which consists of several other television shows as well as the 1994 film, SG-1 is the perfect choice for sci-fi fans looking for some pandemic escapism.
If you want to watch Stargate in order then check out our watch guide before you jump in; if not, here’s everything you need to know about how to watch SG-1 in the UK.
How to watch Stargate: SG-1 in the UK
Stargate locked! The classic sci-fi series Stargate: SG1 is coming to Netflix on December 1st. pic.twitter.com/NLfNKiRG79— NX (@NXOnNetflix) November 24, 2020
What is Stargate: SG-1 about?
SG-1 follows a team of military officers who travel from present day Colorado to distant planets through a mysterious portal known as a Stargate.
The team are tasked with seeking out advanced alien technology and allies to defend Earth from parasitic aliens that threaten the survival of humankind.
Who is in the cast of Stargate: SG-1?
Richard Dean Anderson (MacGyver) leads the cast of Stargate: SG-1 as US Air Force colonel Jonathan ‘Jack’ O’Neill, a character who leads Stargate Command and was introduced in the original film (played then by Kurt Russell).
Another returning character from the first Stargate film is Egyptologist Daniel Jackson, initially played by James Spader but portrayed by Michael Shanks (Virgin River) throughout SG-1’s 10-season run.
Rounding out the original main cast is Amanda Tapping (Supernatural) as astrophysicist Sam Carter, Christopher Judge (God of War) as alien warrior Teal’c, and Don S Davis (Twin Peaks) as Air Force Major General George Hammond.
Joining the show in later seasons as series regulars are Corin Nemec as Jonas Quinn, Ben Browder as Cameron Mitchell, Beau Bridges as Hank Landry and Claudia Black as Vala Mal Doran.