THE OTHER SIDE

04.02 Episode 68
Airdate: July 7, 2000

An unexpected offworld transmission reaches the SGC from Alar, leader of the planet Euronda. The Eurondans are kindred of Earth, but their planet is devastated by war, and they are on the verge of annihilation. Desperate to save his people, Alar offers advanced Eurondan technology in return for aid from Earth, and SG-1 travels to the planet on a diplomatic mission to negotiate an agreement. There they find a desperate people, living for generations in a maze of underground bunkers from which they are fighting a losing battle against an unseen Enemy on the surface.

The Eurondans are a technologically advanced people, and they have much to offer Earth. Their nuclear fusion reactors, advanced weapons systems, and medicine are far ahead of anything on Earth, and they are willing to share all of it in exchange for humanitarian aid and a supply of heavy water which will power their generators. O'Neill willingly agrees to the exchange, but Daniel is suspicious of the Eurondan agenda, and he confronts O'Neill with is doubts. Clues begin to suggest that the Eurondans are concealing something.

An investigation reveals disturbing information. The unseen Enemy is the focus of Eurondan hatred because they reproduce with no regard for genetic purity. The Eurondans themselves were the aggressors who initiated the war by deliberately poisoning the planet's surface in an attempt at racial genocide. Horrified by their discovery, SG-1 turns against the Eurondans and retracts their agreement. As the defense shields begin to crumble, they depart through the stargate, leaving the dying Eurondans to their fate.

Written by: Brad Wright
Directed by: Peter DeLuise

Guest Starring: Rene Auberjonois as Alar, Anne Marie Loder as Farrell, Gary Jones as Technician, Dan Shea as Sergeant Siler, Stephen Park as Controller, Kyle Cassie as Eurondan Soldier, Kris Keeler as Zombie Pilot Ollan

Reference: Aero-Fighter Weapons System, Alar, Beta-Cantin, Breeders, Euronda, Eurondans, Farrell, SF Guard, Sergeant Siler, Stasis


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Euronda


Eurondans


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