However I must say Larrin's a much different character than the one I was envisioning. (In fact, I got so bored over the summer I started a very alternate version of the episode. Let's just say, I didn't see much redeeming value in her at the time).
I was kind of hoping for more of a Genii-like bad guy, one in which there are no relations but bad relations for a while. And while I'm very proud that John's negotiation skills have improved ("C-4 for coffee? Why sure!"), it seems like it came a little soon. The double entendres were not as bad as the clips led me to believe, however that's what the producers GET for trying to set us up for an episode of not-quite love interests. Not that there's anything wrong with love interests, but it usually seems fairly forced with the leads on the Stargate series (with the exception of Daniel and Carson). Still, I'm feeling a little cheated with the whole "We've got new bad guys!!elventy11!" bit, and then... we've got uncomfortable allies within one episode.
W. T. F. Joe Mallozzi?
Also, on the same vein of Sheppard getting himself out of trouble, yes it's nice when they rescue themselves, but this episode it might've served a little better, and you know, helped draw out the tension, if a rescue attempt had been attempted. You know, that and give everyone else something to do other than wring their hands and worry. I mean, yay we got Lorne! But still, can't we have the rescue attempt start, get in trouble on the ship, and Shep has to save the day, thus rescuing himself yet giving everyone else something to do?
But I digress.
Maybe Ancient curtains?
Next week's ep looks awesome! Looks like we're going to get some interesting scenes between... well, three of the team members. I was going to say something profound and snippy, but then I realized I had absolutely no argument, so I shall instead go find the new flash game and start making more screen caps.