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!"

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.