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by Keith Topping

You know that "we come in peace" business? Bite me.' Stargate SG-1 has, like a fine wine, matured over six seasons from a basic movie spin-off into the best science-fiction show on television. And one that includes, within its impressive arsenal of strengths, a sly and laconic humour - heavily pushed by the personality of its leading man and executive producer, Richard Dean Anderson. The series is witty, inventive, surprising in all sorts of ways, and massively popular across the globe. It has tackled some very serious issues, but it's also loads of fun - full of pithy dialogue and knowing winks to its audience. In Beyond the Gate, an indispensable unofficial and unauthorised guide to the Stargate universe, acclaimed author Keith Topping breaks down each of the series' 100-plus episodes, analyses the elements and recurring themes that make it so popular, uncovers possible influences, acknowledges the moments when logic simply flies out of the window and provides trivia for use at dinner-parties and conventions.
Download Beyond the Gate: The Unofficial and Unauthorized Guide to Startgate SG-1 epub
ISBN: 1903889502
ISBN13: 978-1903889503
Category: Fantasy
Subcategory: Science Fiction
Author: Keith Topping
Language: English
Publisher: Telos Publishing; 1 edition (February 3, 2003)
Pages: 288 pages
ePUB size: 1482 kb
FB2 size: 1923 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 863
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Love the movie with Kurt Russell & James Spader. Love the TV show with Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge & of course the one that we lost a few years back... Don S. Davis. I have the movie, all 10 seasons of the show, the 2 straight to DVD movies & books. Awesome as ever, even years later.
This is a horribly written guide! just in general, poorly written. not very well organized though it tries like hell to be. Nit picks the show. I dont need you to point out 20 errors per episode! thats not fun or interesting. the odd mistake here and there but not every episode! and a lot of it is opinion based. it asks a lot of questions. it points out questions the episode poses but never answers. look elsewhere!
I have to say, one of the reasons that I bought this book was because I own 'X-Treme Possibilities' by Keith Topping, Paul Cornell & Martin Day and it is the best book I have EVER invested in so I figured this was bound to be well above average. I was not disappointed. Unlike most 'official' episode guides for a series, Keith & co's guides always contain HUGE amounts of plot detail, cast info, trivia and general comments from the actors and author/s alike. This guide is definitely the best and most informative for this series, however, i find that it lacks some of the sparkle that made 'X-Treme Possibilities' and 'Slayer' such a joy to read, perhaps because there doesn't seem to be quite the same level of detail.
Despite this I believe that 'Beyond the Gate' is up there among the best for any genre.
I love Keith Topping's Stargate, Buffy and Angel guides. So when is the next volume of the Stargate guide coming out, Keith?