Friday, December 5, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: In the Cards

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"In the Cards"
121 of 173 produced
121 of 173 aired
Airdate: June 9, 1997


With the threat of the Dominion seeming ever more urgent, Jake knows his father is under a lot of pressure. The opportunity to do something to cheer him up presents itself in the form of an antique baseball card going up for auction at Quark's. Unfortunately, the apparent lack of fiat currency in the Federation is only the beginning of the problems he'll face in trying to get it.

 Before we begin, would you like to touch my pod? ...Touch it!

Monday, November 24, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Empok Nor

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Empok Nor"
Airdate: May 19, 1997
120 of 173 produced
120 of 173 produced


Needing parts to repair the station, the Chief O'Brien leads an expedition to DS9's abandoned counterpart station, Empok Nor. When they run afoul of some left overs from the Cardassians' time there, things turn ugly.

Which of these people won't last the episode? These new uniforms make it difficult to tell.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Blaze of Glory

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Blaze of Glory"
Airdate: May 12, 1997
119 of 173 produced
119 of 173 produced


The Maquis, all but obliterated by a Dominion-replenished Cardassia, launch a final assault the form of cloaked missiles. If the missiles hit their target, it will precipitate all out war with the Dominion, to say nothing of the unthinkable number of civilian causalities. To stop them, Sisko must turn to disgraced Starfleet officer Michael Eddington.

  Sisko and Eddington hammer out the all-important matter of a safe word.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Children of Time
Deep Space Nine: Season 5
"Children of Time"
Airdate: May 5, 1997
118 of 173 produced
118 of 173 aired


The crew of the Defiant finds themselves trapped around a strange new world - one containing a colony of their own descendants, who have been building a life for themselves for the past 200 years.

Odo demonstrated all he's learned about women in the space of 200 years - by taking one to her own gravesite.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Soldiers of the Empire

Deep Space Nine: Season 5
"Soldiers of the Empire"
Airdate: April 29, 1997
117 of 173 produced
117 of 173 aired


Martok is sent on a mission to locate a missing Klingon cruiser near the Cardassian border. He asks Worf to serve as his first officer. He is eager to help his friend and comrade, but soon learns that Martok may not be up to the task.

Nog hopes he's not about to be caught up in the middle of some sort of Klingon "sword fight."

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Ferengi Love Songs
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Ferengi Love Songs"
Airdate: April 21, 1997
116 of 173 produced
116 of 173 aired


Quark, depressed by a vole infestation in his bar and dejected by a general sense of malaise in his life, heads home to his mother for support. When he finds her enmeshed in a love affair with the Grand Nagus, he must decide whether his fortunes or her feelings are more important.

When It's Time For A Rewrite, Exhibit A: This is the best scene in your episode.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Ties of Blood and Water
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Ties of Blood and Water"
Airdate: April 14, 1997
115 of 173 produced
115 of 173 aired


Kira's ersatz Cardassian father has returned to the station, Kira hopes to help spearhead the resistance to Dukat's new Cardassian government, but he has shocking news: he's dying.

Behind every great man is a sissy Vorta.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: Business As Usual

Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"Business As Usual"
Airdate: April 5, 1997
114 of 173 aired
114 of 173 produced


Quark finds himself in dire financial straits and is tempted to deal weapons with his cousin Gaila in order to recoup his losses. But his personal ethics are tested when a client wants to kill millions.

Look at all these cool guns you'll never get to see on Star Trek!

Friday, September 19, 2014

Deep Space Nine, Season 5: A Simple Investigation
Deep Space Nine, Season 5
"A Simple Investigation"
Airdate: March 31, 1997
113 of 173 aired
113 of 173 produced


Odo investigates a murder, and falls for his prime suspect.

 Have I shown you the one where I pretend to be an overhead sprinkler system and shower you with pointless lights?

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!"