This episode marks the final regular appearance of Richard Dean Anderson (Jack O'Neill) on the series.
This is the first season that starts a 20-episode order.
Michael Shanks (Daniel Jackson) is the only actor to appear in all 20 episodes of Season Eight.
This episode marks the first appearance of Ra on the series.
This episode originally aired on Sky One on February 22, 2005.
This episode marks the final appearances of Peter Williams (Apophis) and Jay Acovone (Kawalsky) on the series.
This is the final episode of the series to feature any characters from the original Stargate film other than Jack O'Neill (Richard Dean Anderson) and Daniel Jackson (Michael Shanks).
Daniel: Wait a minute, I thought the reason why we brought the ship was so that we didn't have to walk.
Sam: You can't just fly into an alien city. The mission is stealth recon. Meaning undetected.
Jack: Meaning shut up!