Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Episode Guide

Season 5

Apocalypse Rising

S5 E1 ● 1996-Sep-28
After informing Starfleet of Odo's concerns about Gowron being a changeling, Sisko, O'Brien and Odo disguise themselves as Klingons, and accompanied by Worf journey to a fortress deep in the heart of

The Ship

S5 E2 ● 1996-Oct-05
A team from DS9 are surveying a planet in the Gamma Quadrant with a view to establishing a mining operation to extract valuable raw materials, when they witness another ship crashing nearby. Initially

Looking for par'Mach in all the Wrong Places

S5 E3 ● 1996-Oct-12
Quark is surprised when his Klingon ex-wife, Grilka, returns to the station, and with the assistance of Worf and Dax sets about wooing her. Worf is distinctly put out by the whole idea, and tries to a

...Nor the Battle to the Strong

S5 E4 ● 1996-Oct-19
Writing a profile on Dr. Bashir, Jake Sisko is traveling with him in a runabout when they get a distress call from a Federation colony under attack by Klingons. Jake convinces Bashir to go to the colo

The Assignment

S5 E5 ● 1996-Oct-26
Keiko O'Brien returns from a botanical trip to Bajor and once alone with Miles claims to be possessed by an entity who requires that O'Brien modify some of the stations systems for a secret purpose. A

Trials and Tribble-ations

S5 E6 ● 1996-Nov-04
Captain Sisko and the crew travel back in time to a pivotal moment in the history of the original Starship Enterprise. The U.S.S. Defiant is returning from Cardassian space with the Baj

Let He Who is Without Sin...

S5 E7 ● 1996-Nov-09
Worf's relationship with Dax hits a rough spot, and he plans to discuss his feelings during their vacation on Risa. But things go from bad to worse when they -- along with Bashir, Quark, and Leeta --

Things Past

S5 E8 ● 1996-Nov-16
Sisko, Odo, Dax and Garak are mysteriously placed into the roles of a group of condemned Bajorans executed seven years ago on Terok Nor by Gul Dukat during the Cardassian occupation of Bajor.

The Ascent

S5 E9 ● 1996-Nov-23
Odo is dispatched to escort Quark to a Federation Grand Jury hearing, an eight-day journey away. Halfway to their destination, they find a bomb aboard the runabout. They contain the explosion in a tra


S5 E10 ● 1996-Dec-28
When Sisko sees a painting depicting B'Hala, Bajor's legendary lost city, he is inspired to search for the famed site. The painting depicts part of an obelisk that, according to legend, showed the cit

The Darkness and the Light

S5 E11 ● 1997-Jan-04
Kira is surprised when Latha Mabrin, a fellow member of her old resistance cell, is murdered during a Vedek ceremony. Her suspicions grow when she receives an untraceable message moments after learnin

The Begotten

S5 E12 ● 1997-Jan-25
Kira has finally gone into labor, but Odo is uninterested, dealing with his own "baby." The former Changeling has purchased an ailing infant Changeling from Quark, and, after Bashir treats the creatur

For the Uniform

S5 E13 ● 1997-Feb-03
Sisko encounters Michael Eddington, his former Starfleet Security Chief, who betrayed him and joined the Maquis. Obsessed with capturing the traitor, Sisko pursues him in the U.S.S. Defiant. Wh

In Purgatory's Shadow

S5 E14 ● 1997-Feb-10
The station picks up a mysterious coded message from the Gamma Quadrant that appears to be Cardassian. Garak reveals that the message is some sort of distress call from his mentor Enabran Tain, the fo

By Inferno's Light

S5 E15 ● 1997-Feb-17
As the station prepares for a Dominion attack, the enemy fleet suddenly turns toward Cardassian space. Gul Dukat's ship breaks formation and follows, and he reveals that he has spearheaded negotiation

Doctor Bashir, I Presume

S5 E16 ● 1997-Feb-24
When Dr. Bashir is chosen as the model for Starfleet's long-term medical holographic program, the process threatens to expose a dark secret from his past. During Dr. Zimmerman's research, he finds Jul

A Simple Investigation

S5 E17 ● 1997-Mar-31
In Quark's, Odo meets a beautiful woman named Arissa and is impressed by her powers of observation. Later, he is surprised when the same woman is arrested for trying to break into the station's comput

Business as Usual

S5 E18 ● 1997-Apr-05
Quark's cousin Gaila arrives at the station with a business proposition. He offers a piece of his weapon-selling business to Quark -- which would pay off all of Quark's debts within a month. But the b

Ties of Blood and Water

S5 E19 ● 1997-Apr-14
Kira meets with Tekeny Ghemor, a known Cardassian dissident, hoping he will lead the opposition to the Cardassian/Dominion Alliance. Ghemor reveals he hasn't long to live, but he may still be able to

Ferengi Love Songs

S5 E20 ● 1997-Apr-21
Depressed over his lot in life -- especially being blacklisted by the Ferengi Commerce Authority -- Quark goes to his homeworld of Ferenginar for some comfort from his mother, Ishka. The free-thinking

Soldiers of the Empire

S5 E21 ● 1997-Apr-28
General Martok receives orders from the Klingon High Council to search for a Klingon vessel, the B'Moth, missing near the Cardassian border. The mission will be Martok's first since he escaped

Children of Time

S5 E22 ● 1997-May-05
In the Gamma Quadrant, Dax insists on investigating a planet surrounded by an energy barrier, but the barrier cripples the U.S.S. Defiant. A colony lives on the planet, and the leader, Miranda

Blaze of Glory

S5 E23 ● 1997-May-12
A secret message is intercepted by the Klingons and delivered to Sisko. The few Maquis terrorists who have not been wiped out by the Dominion have initiated a massive retaliatory strike against Cardas

Empok Nor

S5 E24 ● 1997-May-19
With Deep Space 9 in disrepair, O'Brien is unable to replicate the Cardassian materials he needs to fix it. He assembles a team of engineers and leads a salvage mission to Empok Nor, an abandoned Card

In the Cards

S5 E25 ● 1997-Jun-07
As the Dominion threat to the Alpha Quadrant intensifies, Jake notices Sisko growing increasingly depressed. Hearing that Quark plans to auction off a collection of antiquities that includes a vintage

A Call to Arms

S5 E26 ● 1997-Jun-14
As another convoy of Jem'Hadar ships emerges through the wormhole toward Cardassia, Sisko and his officers face the grim realization that the Dominion is taking over the Alpha Quadrant. When Starfleet