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Episode
Number
Title
UK Tape
Number
Rating
Description
46
The Search,
Part I
3.1


Sisko and crew head off into the Gamma Quadrant to contact the mysterious Founders, rulers of the Dominion. To help them in their search, Sisko brings along a new toy - the USS Defiant, a Starfleet warship built to fight the Borg. But once in Dominion space the ship is quickly overwhelmed by the Jem'Hadar, and only Odo and Kira escape.
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Kim Friedman
47
The Search,
Part II
3.1
Odo finally finds his people on a planet within the Omarian Nebula. But while he is getting to know just who and what he is, Sisko and the other Starfleet officers are back on Deep Space Nine as the Federation negotiates a peace treaty that may hand the Alpha Quadrant over to the Dominion.
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Jonathan Frakes
48
The House of Quark
3.2

When Quark accidentally kills a drunken Klingon, he finds himself kidnapped and forced into marriage with Grilka. Soon he's embroiled in politics at the highest levels of the Empire's government.
 
Writer(s) :
Tom Benko
Director :
Les Landau
49
Equilibrium
3.2

When Dax begins to suffer dramatic mood swings and hallucinations, Sisko returns with her to Trill so that their medical experts can diagnose the problem. But as her condition worsens, Sisko uncovers startling evidence that Dax is more than he thought - and the revelation may threaten the entire basis of Trill society.
 
Writer(s) :
Christopher Teague
Director :
Cliff Bole
50
Second Skin
3.3


Kira is shocked to wake and find herself on Cardassia, with the face of a Cardassian woman. Worse still, Legate Ghemor insists that she is his daughter and that her life as a Bajoran was a ruse designed to allow her to operate as an intelligence officer. As the evidence mounts, Kira must consider the possibility that her entire life has been a lie.
 
Writer(s) :
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Cliff Bole
51
The Abandoned
3.3

When Quark finds an orphaned baby among some scrap metal he has purchased, he gladly hands it over to Dr. Bashir. But as the child grows at an astounding rate, it quickly becomes apparent that he is a Jem'Hadar...
 
Writer(s) :
D. Thomas Maio
Steve Warnek
Director :
Avery Brooks
52
Civil Defense
3.4
While surveying the stations now disused ore processing plant, Sisko trips an old Cardassian system designed to defend the station from a Bajoran uprising. With booby traps activating all over the place, he must get to the reactors in time to prevent a self destruct sequence that will destroy the entire station.
 
Writer(s) :
Mike Krohn
Director :
Reza Badiyi
53
Meridian
3.4
Dax falls in love with a man from a world that only exists in our universe briefly, once every sixty years, and decides to stay with him when the planet next vanishes.
 
Writer(s) :
Hilary Bader
Evan Carlos Somers
Director :
Jonathan Frakes
54
Defiant
3.5

Thomas Riker returns, posing as Will Riker in order to steal the USS Defiant from DS9. Now a Maquis operative, Thomas is determined to use the warship to penetrate Cardassian space and investigate the mysterious Orias system. Sisko must go against years of training in order to halp the Cardassians hunt down the ship and destroy it.
 
Writer(s) :
Ronald D. Moore
Director :
Cliff Bole
55
Fascination
3.5
When Lwaxana Troi visits the station, she causes those around her to begin behaving strangely thanks to a peculiar illness.
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
James Crocker
Director :
Avery Brooks
56
Past Tense,
Part I
3.6


A transporter accident throws Commander Sisko, Dr. Bashir and Dax into the year 2024. While Jadzia is taken in by a passing millionaire, Sisko and Bashir are picked up by the police and thrown into a 'Sanctuary district' - a dumping ground for the homeless and jobless. History buff Sisko realises that the historical Bell Riots will occur in just a few days time - but when Bell himself is killed in a fight Bashir starts, the Defiant finds herself alone in a future in which the Federation never existed.
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Reza Badiyi
57
Past Tense,
Part II
3.6

As Kira and O'Brien mount a desperate search through history to find their missing friends, Sisko takes the place of Gabriel Bell to try and restore the timeline. But history records that Bell was shot dead by the police during the climax of the riots...
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Jonathan Frakes
58
Life Support
3.7
When Vedek Bariel is fatally injured, Bashir must use ever more invasive medical procedures to keep him alive. Eventually he begins to question the ethics of what he is doing - but can Kira face up to loosing the man she loves?
 
Writer(s) :
Christian Ford
Roger Soffer
Director :
Reza Badiyi
59
Heart of Stone
3.7


When Kira and Odo chase a Maquis operative to a desolate planet, they quickly loose him in a network of caves. When Kiras foot becomes trapped in a crystal of some sort, they assume that it will be simple to free her - but all their efforts fail, and the crystal gradually engulfs Kira. Is this the end for the love of Odo's life?
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Alexander Singer
60
Destiny
3.8

When Bajor, the Federation and the Cardassians work together to place a communications array in the Gamma Quadrant which will allow them to talk to ships and colonies on the other side of the galaxy, a Vedek arrives on the station with prophesies of doom. Sisko dismisses it, but as the coincidences stack up it looks like the wormhole itself may be destroyed.
 
Writer(s) :
David S. Cohen
Martin A. Winer
Director :
Les Landau
61
Prophet Motive
3.8

When the Grand Nagus announces to Quark and Rom that he is publishing a new set of the Rules of acquisition, they are naturally excited. But Quark is horrified to find that the first of the new rules reads "If they want their money back, give it to them".
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Rene Auberjonois
62
Visionary
3.9

After an accident floods him with radiation, O'Brien finds himself periodically jumping through time to a few hours in the future. But among the things he sees are his own murder and the total destruction of Deep Space Nine.
 
Writer(s) :
Ethan H. Calk
Director :
Reza Badiyi
63
Distant Voices
3.9
When Bashir refuses to sell biomimetic gel to a Lethean, the alien subjects him to a telepathic attack. Bashir subsequently finds himself on an almost deserted station, ageing at a rapid rate while an invincible alien stalks him.
 
Writer(s) :
Joe Menosky
Director :
Alexander Singer
64
Through The Looking Glass
3.10
When O'Brien pulls a phaser on Sisko and forces him to beam off DS9, the Commander quickly realises that he has been taken to the Mirror universe Kira and Bashir briefly visited in "Crossover". The Terran Rebellion is not faring well against the Klingon/Cardassian Alliance, and their fate will shortly be sealed when a new sensor array is completed by an alliance scientist - one Jennifer Sisko...
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Winrich Kolbe
65
Improbable Cause
3.10

After an explosion in Garaks shop nearly kills him, Odo must try to work his way through the net of lies that surrounds the Cardassian tailor. As Odo and Garak go to see Enabren Tain, former head of the Obsidian Order, a Romulan Warbird captures them. Odo is amazed to learn that the Romulans and Cardassians plan a joint strike against the Founders themselves - and is even more amazed when Garak quickly agrees to join them.
 
Writer(s) :
Robert Lederman
David R. Long
Director :
Avery Brooks
66
The Die is Cast
3.11

With twenty ships on their way to the Omarian Nebula, Garak is ordered to torture Odo for information about the Founders. Back in the Alpha Quadrant Sisko is ordered to remain at DS9 with the Defiant; but as the fleet begins its bombardment the Dominion springs a deadly trap.
 
Writer(s) :
Ronald D. Moore
Director :
David Livingston
67
Explorers
3.11
Sisko decides to build a solar sail craft to try and prove that mythical journies between Bajor and Cardassia actually happened. But as he tests the craft out, an unexpected anomaly causes complications.
 
Writer(s) :
Hilary J. Bader
Director :
Cliff Bole
68
Family Business
3.12
When FCA Liquidator Brunt confronts Quark with evidence that his mother has been making a profit, the Ferengi must return home and force her to confess and return the money - or face bankruptcy himself.
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Rene Auberjonois
69
Shakaar
3.12
When Kai Winn is appointed as temporary First Minister of Bajor, she orders some soil reclamators relocated. But some of Kiras old Bajoran resistance friends have decided that the machines belong to them, and soon a minor civil war is brewing as the rebels take to the hills again - this time with fellow Bajorans in persuit.
 
Writer(s) :
Gordon Dawson
Director :
Jonathan West
70
Facets
3.13
Dax undergoes the zhian'tara rite, in which past hosts temporarily take over the bodies of her friends so that she can get to know them better as individuals. But when Curzon takes over Odo, he decides that he likes being alive again and intends to stay for good.
 
Writer(s) :
Rene Echevarria
Director :
Cliff Bole
71
The Adversary
3.13

When the newly promoted Captain Sisko is assigned a mission to stage a show of force near Tzenkethi space, he soon finds that a Founder has stowed away and sabotaged the ship. With the Defiant locked on a course directly into Tzenkethi space, Sisko must regain control - or destroy the ship.
 
Writer(s) :
Ira Steven Behr
Robert Hewitt Wolfe
Director :
Alexander Singer


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