Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Deep Space Nine, Season 4: Paradise Lost
Deep Space Nine, Season 4
"Paradise Lost"
Airdate: January 8, 1996
82 of 173 produced
82 of 173 aired


In the face of the planetwide power outage, the Federation President has all but declared martial law on Earth. As Sisko investigates the problem, things don't add up quite the way they should. Eventually, he discovers that Admiral Leyton was behind the sabotage, in an attempt to justify a coup by Starfleet.

Thank you, sir! May I have another?

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Deep Space Nine, Season 4: Homefront

Deep Space Nine, Season 4
Airdate: January 1, 1996
81 of 173 produced
81 of 173 aired


Sisko is called back to Earth after a terrorist attack on a diplomatic meeting indicates the presence of violent changelings. While there he must balance the preservation of the idyllic way of life that humans have achieved with the sacrifices demanded by heightened security.

Welcome to Earth! Where material want and menial toil have been eliminated from the human experience. Well, except for Jose, your busboy.

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Deep Space Nine, Season 4: Our Man Bashir

Deep Space Nine, Season 4
"Our Man Bashir"
Airdate: November 27, 1995
80 of 173 produced
80 of 173 aired


Sisko, Dax, Worf, and O'Brien are almost killed when their runabout is sabotaged. Beaming them out at the last second, but unable to rematerialize them, their patterns are stored in the station computer, with unexpected consequences. The computer recasts characters in Dr. Bashir's spy fantasy holoprogram with the patterns of the crew. Now, Dr. Bashir, with the help of Garak, must not only survive the dangerous life of a spy, he can't resort to simply killing his opponents, since doing so will cost him his friends and crewmates.

Say, are those bite marks I see on Madagascar?

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Deep Space Nine, Season 4: The Sword of Kahless

Deep Space Nine, Season 4
"The Sword of Kahless"
Airdate: November 20, 1995
79 of 173 produced
79 of 173 aired


Worf is introduced to the Klingon Dahar Master Kor on the eve of his greatest quest - to find the mythical sword of Kahless, the founder of the Klingon Empire. Worf gets more than he bargained for, though, when possession of the sword causes division between him and his erstwhile hero.

It was a perfect day... when I found a sword with you...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Deep Space Nine, Season 4: Little Green Men

Deep Space Nine, Season 4
"Little Green Men"
Airdate: November 15, 1995
78 of 173 produced
78 of 173 aired


Quark has finally gotten the ship his cousin Gaila owed him and has decided its maiden voyage should be taking Nog to Starfleet Academy. What could possibly go wrong? (Spoiler alert: Lots.)

On closer inspection, these ears are clearly FAKE!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Deep Space Nine, Season 4: Starship Down

Deep Space Nine, Season 4
"Starship Down"
Airdate: November 13, 1995
77 of 173 produced
77 of 173 aired


While on a mission to mediate a trade agreement with a species in the Gamma Quadrant, the Defiant is drawn into a conflict with the Jem'Hadar. This conflicts sees them stranded deep in the dense and poisonous atmosphere of a gas giant planet. 

Well... at least they found a way to cover that awful hairdo...