Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Doctor Bashir, I Presume

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Doctor Bashir, I Presume"
Airdate: February 24, 1997
112 of 173 produced
112 of 173 aired


Doctor Bashir is selected as the holographic model for a new Starfleet EMH program, but the interview process involving his friends and relatives uncovers his dark secret - having been genetically engineered as a child by his parents.

"I was a very bad man!"

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: By Inferno's Light

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"By Inferno's Light"
Airdate: February 17, 1997
111 of 173 produced
111 of 173 aired


The Dominion fleet is charging through the wormhole. Worf, Garak, and Bashir are still being held by the Dominion. That's all the intro we have time for. That's how intense things are.

Tune in next week! Same Dukat time, same Dukat channel!

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: In Purgatory's Shadow
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"In Purgatory's Shadow"
Airdate: February 10, 1997
110 of 173 produced
110 of 173 aired


Garak petitions Captain Sisko to let him follow a mysterious signal, aparently sent by the mentor he thought dead, Enabran Tain. This search sees our heroes stumble upon the Dominion invasion fleet that is finally making its way towards the Federation.

Garak is one of those guys you'd love to asphyxiate, for well or ill.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: For the Uniform
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"For the Uniform"
Airdate: February 3, 1997
109 of 173 produced
109 of 173 aired


Captain Sisko risks everything in pursuit of Michael Eddington, his former security chief, who betrayed Starfleet to the Maquis.

 The nefarious Michael Eddington intimidates Captain Sisko with the latest Sega Genesis hardware.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: The Begotten

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"The Begotten"
Airdate: January 27, 1997
108 of 173 aired
108 of 173 produced


Odo is surprised by a new arrival, a substance from space that appears very much like a nascent changeling. Meanwhile, Kira finally gives birth to her surrogate child, hopefully ridding us of ever having to hear about it again.

All right, baby, you'd better stop now or James Cameron is totally going to sue.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: The Darkness and the Light
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"The Darkness and the Light"
Airdate: January 6, 1997
107 of 173 aired
107 of 173 produced


Major Kira finds herself and her baby placed in mortal danger when someone from her past begins killing off members of her former resistance cell.

 Unfortunately for us, he succeeds in killing the last two interesting Bajorans.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Rapture

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
Airdate: December 30, 1996
106 of 173 produced
106 of 173 aired


An ancient painting and a freak electrical accident give Captain Sisko a series of mystical visions that lay bare not only the past but the future of Bajor. Now Sisko must decide whether to pursue the visions to their potentially fatal conclusion, or to opt for a surgery that would end them, but save his life.
This... MEANS something.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: The Ascent

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"The Ascent"
Airdate: November 25, 1996
105 of 173 produced
105 of 173 aired


Odo and Quark become marooned an a frigid, barren world and must work together to survive long enough to be rescued. It's entirely possible that they'll kill each other before exposure or starvation even becomes an issue. Meanwhile, Jake and Nog adjust to their new status as roommates.

What did the Ferengi say when the Human asked him for a strip of Latinum?
Sorry, I'm a little short.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Things Past

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Things Past"
Airdate: November 18, 1996
104 of 173 produced
104 of 173 aired


When their runabout is caught in a plasma storm, Odo, Dax, Sisko and Garak find themselves together in a strange environment - the DS9 of nearly a decade prior, known by the Cardassians as Terok Nor. Strangely, they are all viewed by the residents there as Bajorans - Bajorans accused of a capital crime.

One hundred bottles of raktajino on the wall...

Friday, July 4, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Let He Who Is Without Sin...
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Let He Who Is Without Sin"
Airdate: November 11, 1996
103 of 173 produced
103 of 173 aired


Worf and Dax go on vacation. Also, Worf is apparently an enormous, possessive jerk. Also, sadly, unlike television, uptight fundamentalists make it into the 24th century. There. Intro finished. Ugh.
When this is as wild and crazy as your pleasure planet gets, you've got some conceptual problems with your episode.