Stargate SG-1, Season 1

Stargate SG-1 is a science-fiction TV series that premiered on Showtime on 1997. After the fifth season, it moved to US Sci Fi Channel, where it was cancelled after its 10th season. The series has finished following the 10th season with two direct to DVD movies - Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Star…

Dr. Jackson:
[inspecting a silver ball] Teal'c, what is this?

It is a Goa'uld long-range visual communication device. Somewhat like your television, only much further advanced.

Col. O'Neill:
Think it gets Showtime?

[The series was airing on the Showtime network at this point.]