Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)
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The Powers That Be 

Vala leads SG-1 to a planet where the priors have visited with a plan to keep them from worshiping the Ori. Once there she reveals that the symbiote that once held her ruled over this ... See full summary »

Director:

William Waring

Writers:

Brad Wright (developed for television by), Jonathan Glassner (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview:
Ben Browder ... Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell
Amanda Tapping ... Lt. Col. Samantha Carter (credit only)
Christopher Judge ... Teal'c
Beau Bridges ... Major General Hank Landry
Michael Shanks ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
Claudia Black ... Vala Mal Doran
Camyar Chai Camyar Chai ... Azdak (as Cam Chai)
Pablo Coffey Pablo Coffey ... Vachna
Gary Jones ... Chief Mst Sgt. Walter Harriman
Lexa Doig ... Dr. Carolyn Lam
Greg Anderson ... Ori Prior
Chad Hershler Chad Hershler ... Villager
Nicola Correia-Damude ... Play Vala (as Nicola Correia Damude)
Matt David Johnson Matt David Johnson ... Play Warrior (as Matt Johnson)
Michael Coleman ... Med Tech (as Mike Coleman)
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Vala leads SG-1 to a planet where the priors have visited with a plan to keep them from worshiping the Ori. Once there she reveals that the symbiote that once held her ruled over this planet. She feels that keeping them in allegiance to her will hinder the spread of Origin to this world. Written by trekkie4christ

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 2005 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

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Color

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16 : 9
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Quotes

Vala Mal Doran: I never killed anyone, I never tortured them, I was a wonderful god. Just ask them.
Dr. Daniel Jackson: I think we will.
Vala Mal Doran: Why? You don't believe me?
Dr. Daniel Jackson: That and I'm not totally convinced they're ultimately going to follow your command, not should that be the only reason they don't follow the Priors.
Vala Mal Doran: I am still supposed to be their god. I can't exactly go out there and ask them if they're going to listen to me.
Dr. Daniel Jackson: I wasn't expecting you to.
Vala Mal Doran: What makes you think they're going to tell you the truth? You're supposed to be my...
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