The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Our Man Bashir

Bashir has been enjoying his new James Bond inspired holosuite program, but what has thus far been a bit of escapist fun takes a more serious turn when a transporter accident leaves the bodies of other senior crew members in the program – whilst their minds are stuck in the computer. Whilst Odo, Eddington and Rom try to figure out how to rematerialise Sisko and the others correctly, Bashir must play through the program without getting any of them killed. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Little Green Men

When Quark gets a new ship from his cousin Gaila, he decides to use it to transport Nog to Starfleet Academy – with a little contraband smuggling on the way. But a ship malfunction, combined with the unstable nature of his cargo, causes the ship to land on Earth not in 2372, but in 1947, at an army base in Roswell, New Mexico. Could it be that there really were aliens at Roswell, and that those aliens were none other than Quark, Rom and Nog? Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Rejoined

A team of Trill scientists who are researching the creation of artificial wormholes is coming to DS9, and it turns out that Dax has a past with lead scientist Lenara Kahn. Back when she was Torias Dax, she was married to Kahn’s previous host Nilani, until Torias died in a shuttle accident. Trill society forbids the resumption of relationships from past lives, but will Dax and Kahn really be able to ignore their feelings for each other? Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Indiscretion

When Kira receives information that might lead to the location of a missing freighter of Bajoran prisoners and their Cardassian guards, she resolves to act on it. But when the Cardassian government insists on sending Gul Dukat with her, Kira is less than impressed – until it turns out that Dukat has personal reasons of his own for wanting to come along. Meanwhile, Sisko must consider the prospect of commitment when Kasidy considers getting a job in the Bajoran sector. Continue reading

The Great Star Trek DS9 Rewatch: Hippocratic Oath

When Bashir and O’Brien crash land on a planet in the Gamma Quadrant, they are taken prisoner by the Jem’Hadar. But this is no standard Dominion battalion, for these Jem’Hadar are deserters. Their leader is no longer addicted to ketracel white, the drug the Dominion uses to control their soldiers, and he insists that Bashir helps to cure his men of their addiction. Bashir is keen to help the Jem’Hadar, but O’Brien objects to aiding the enemy. Meanwhile, Worf clashes with Odo over security on the station. Continue reading