Briscoe (Jerry Orbach) receives a call that a wealthy man has been murdered. Helga: Viveca Lindfors. Rothenberg: Jeffrey DeMunn. Mrs. Keyes:Caroline Lagerfelt. Webber: John McMartin. Lance: Malcolm Gets.
An expert translates hieroglyphs on an ancient ring, which turn out to be a map to a portal to another world. The Army sends two men to pass through the stargate and report back what is on the other side.