(2) Maggie Q is well aware of fact no. 1.
(3) The bits reminiscent of "Alias" were both inevitable and expected.
(4) The bits reminiscent of "90210" were a surprise.
(5) By and large, the cast of "Nikita" is prettier than the cast of "La Femme Nikita."
(6) Sadly, none of them are as good as the cast of "La Femme Nikita."
(7) Melinda Clarke is at least in the same ballpark as Alberta Watson, her predecessor as Madeline.
(8) Shane West is so, so, SO not in the same league as Roy Dupuis as Michael.
(9) To be fair, no one else could be either.
(10) Conclusion - time to see if Amazon has the complete series of "La Femme Nikita" on DVD.