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Stargate SG-1: Ending with a preposition

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Everyday spoken language is often grammatically incorrect — but when those quirks are purposely written into a television script to give the scene a more conversational tone, it can be a little annoying. What we really need is for some TV characters to speak up for proper grammar.


That’s just what they did on Stargate SG-1 back in 2002, in the episode “The Other Guys.” (This actually aired, and didn’t appear only in a blooper/gag reel.)

“You ended that sentence with a preposition”

“No matter what you have endured, you have never experienced the likes of what Anubis is capable of.” - First Prime Her’ak (Michael Adamthwaite)

“You ended that sentence with a preposition! Bastard.” - Colonel Jack O’Neill (Richard Dean Anderson)

The video clip from Stargate SG-1

Video clip from Season 6, episode 8 — originally aired August 2, 2002

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