The Broca Divide
Episode 5 of 22 within Season One. Item 6 of 223 overall.
Production number 3956.
Jonathan Glassner - Writer
William Gereghty - Director
412 votes

SG-1 discover a world divided between a dark and light side, with a population similarly split between the Touched, who are heavy-browed primitives with limited skills and the brutal instincts of animals, and the Untouched, a race similar to the Minoan civilization of Earth.

However, when the team returns to Earth, all but Teal'c and Jackson begin to develop into Untouched, and it's up to them to find a cure to this mysterious disease.

original airdate--August 15,1997                    Planet visited--P3X-797

Goofs--After Jonas takes away Carter's pistol, we see several cuts showing Carter still holding the gun.

  • During one of the panning shots of workers in the quarry, one worker can be seen in center screen engaging in a chopping action but making no contact with the rocks.
  • At one  As Jonas escorts Capt. Carter out to show her his temple being built, one of the hut's guards can be seen with an athletic supporter strap exposed from beneath the cloth tied around his waist (likely worn to prevent a "wardrobe malfunction").

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Previous episode :
005 Emancipation
Next episode :
007 First Commandment
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018 Enigma
  Stargate SG-1, Season One
022 Politics (II)
  Stargate SG-1, Season One
031 Family
  Stargate SG-1, Season Two

regional titles

De Broca Divide
The Broca Divide
La Th╚orie de Broca
Die Seuche
An Roinn Broca
La luce della civiltř
La Vertiente Broca