Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Episode Guide

Season 3

The Search, Part I

S3 E1 ● 1994-Sep-24
Commander Sisko returns from Starfleet Command with a new warship prototype, the U.S.S. Defiant NX-74205. Sisko brings with him Romulan Subcommander T'Rul to oversee the Romulan cloaking devic

The Search, Part II

S3 E2 ● 1994-Sep-24
While Odo struggles to learn the ways of his people, Sisko discovers that the price of peace with the Dominion may be too high.

The House of Quark

S3 E3 ● 1994-Sep-24
After Quark accidentally kills a drunk Klingon in a brawl in his bar, Quark claims he fought the Klingon and won. His tall tale helps rebuild the dwindling clientel at his bar, and all seems to be goi


S3 E4 ● 1994-Oct-15
Dax starts suffering from severe hallucinations and black-outs. Concerned, Sisko and Bashir take her back to the Trill homeworld where they hope to find an answer to her plight. Jadzia's body seems to

Second Skin

S3 E5 ● 1994-Oct-24
Kira is kidnapped by the Cardassians, who try to prove to her that she is really one of their people: Iliana Ghemor of the Obsidian Order.

The Abandoned

S3 E6 ● 1994-Oct-31
A Jem'Hadar baby is found on the station and in one day grows into a genetically programmed warrior. Odo tries to convince the violent Jem'Hadar that there is more to life than fighting and killing.

Civil Defense

S3 E7 ● 1994-Nov-05
A trapped crew fights to save the station from self-destruction when an automated Cardassian security program is accidently activated by Jake. Kira and Dax must work together with Gul Dukat to termina


S3 E8 ● 1994-Nov-12
Dax falls in love with a man who will soon disappear with his planet into another dimension for sixty years.


S3 E9 ● 1994-Nov-19
Will Riker's renegade duplicate steals the Defiant and attacks Cardassian territory, forcing Sisko to assist Gul Dukat in stopping him. Tom Riker and the Maquis crew head for the Orias System,


S3 E10 ● 1994-Nov-26
A celebration of the Bajoran Gratitude Festival on the station serves as the backdrop for an epidemic of inexplicable romantic attractions among the crew.

Past Tense, Part I

S3 E11 ● 1994-Dec-31
A transporter accident sends Sisko, Bashir, and Dax three centuries back in time to a crucial point in Earth's history, the Bell Riots of 2024, which led to massive social reforms.

Past Tense, Part II

S3 E12 ● 1994-Jan-07
Trapped in Earth's past, Sisko must assume a pivotal role in history and try and restore the future.

Life Support

S3 E13 ● 1994-Jan-28
Dr. Bashir must use questionable methods in order to keep Vedek Bareil alive long enough to help bring about a Bajoran peace treaty with Cardassia.

Heart of Stone

S3 E14 ● 1994-Feb-04
A desperate situation that could cost Kira her life forces Odo to face the depth of his feelings for her. Meanwhile, Nog lobbies for admission into Starfleet Academy.


S3 E15 ● 1994-Feb-11
Sisko ignores an ancient Bajoran prophecy of doom in order to undertake a joint scientific venture with the Cardassians to place a communications relay at the mouth of the wormhole in the Gamma Quadra

Prophet Motive

S3 E16 ● 1994-Feb-18
When Grand Nagus Zek, the Ferengi leader suddenly decides to abolish his race's greedy ways, Quark is determined to find out the truth behind his actions.


S3 E17 ● 1994-Feb-25
As Romulans arrive to study reports on the Dominion, an accident causes O'Brien to inadvertently jump into the near future, where he witnesses his own death…and worse.

Distant Voices

S3 E18 ● 1995-Apr-08
Comatose and dying after an alien attack, Bashir must access different parts of his personality, which take the form of crew members, to save his life.

Through the Looking Glass

S3 E19 ● 1995-Apr-15
Sisko is kidnapped by O'Brien's counterpart from the mirror universe, and is cornered into assuming the role of his violent alter-ego and contact scientist Jennifer Sisko -- the mirror version of his

Improbable Cause

S3 E20 ● 1995-Apr-22
Garak's shop mysteriously explodes, launching Odo on an investigation to determine who is trying to kill the Cardassian exile -- and why.

The Die is Cast

S3 E21 ● 1995-Apr-29
On the eve of a Romulan/Cardassian attack against the Dominion, Garak may have to prove his loyalty to his former mentor by eliminating Odo.


S3 E22 ● 1995-May-06
Sisko builds a new version of an ancient Bajoran space vessel in an effort to prove the truth behind an 800-year-old legend. According to the legend, the Bajorans used such ships, which use solar pres

Family Business

S3 E23 ● 1995-May-13
An agent named Brunt from the Ferengi Commerce Authority serves Quark with a Writ of Accountability because Quark and Rom's mother, Ishka, is charged with earning a profit--an illegal activity for Fer


S3 E24 ● 1995-May-20
When the First Minister of the Bajoran Provisional Government dies, Kai Winn is appointed to his duties and about to be formally elected. Winn asks Kira to speak with farmers from her home province wh


S3 E25 ● 1995-Jun-10
Jadzia Dax must come to terms with her feelings of inferiority when she meets her past hosts in the zhian'tara, an ancient Trill rite of closure.

The Adversary

S3 E26 ● 1995-Jun-17
Sisko is promoted to Captain. Ambassador Krajensky briefs the command personnel on a coup d'état within one of the Federation's newer allies, the Tzenkethi, a former enemy. He recommends that they dis