So if this is what it's come to, watching Stargate
with a tinfoil antenna, then, no, I don't know where God is anymore.
is a highly successful science fiction series which premiered on July 27, 1997. The series is a sequel of sorts to the 1994 blockbuster Stargate
starring Kurt Russell
and James Spader
. It was originally broadcast on Showtime from 1997 until 2002 but since its sixth season, it has been shown on the Sci-Fi Channel. Now in its tenth and final season, it is the longest running American science fiction series ever and the second longest running in the world, behind only Doctor Who
. Its success resulted in a spin-off series, Stargate Atlantis
, being produced, which premiered in July 2004. A second film and third series are allegedly being considered. Its popularity continues to grow at a phenominal rate, surpassing even that of Star Trek
in recent years. Several actors, including Michael Welch
, Thomas Kopache
and Christopher Cousins
, who have appeared in Stargate SG-1
have also gone on to appear in Joan of Arcadia.