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This review is from: Stargate S.G. 1 - Series 9 - Vol. 44 [DVD] (DVD)
I long hesitated before picking season 9 of SG-1 up, dreading the changes. But I never regretted doing so. I've found the opening three-parter really well done in introducing the new characters. Bringing back Vala to have a feminine presence in Carter's absence was a stroke of genius. Claudia Black is wonderful at comedy and drama both and brought freshness to the series. Cameron Mitchell, played by the extremely talented Ben Browder, brings new energy as well. In the end, this version of the team (Cameron, Daniel, Teal'c and Vala), though short-lived, was definitely great fun.