Season One Episode Guide

Emissary, Part 1

Episode #: 101
Air Date: 01.03.93
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Commander Benjamin Sisko arrives on Deep Space Nine, where he has been assigned by Starfleet following the Cardassian withdrawal from Bajor. As the Federation crew tries to get accustomed to their new surroundings, Sisko is confronted with a Bajoran secret.

Emissary, Part 2

Episode #: 102
Air Date: 01.03.93
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Sisko and Dax discover a wormhole to the Gamma Quadrant in Bajor's backyard, inhabited by non-corporeal entities that seek to learn about human life from the Commander. The Cardassians threaten DS9 when one of their warships goes missing.

Past Prologue

Episode #: 103
Air Date: 01.10.93
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Kira must come to terms with her loyalties when a Bajoran terrorist asks for asylum on DS9 -- though his true motives remain a mystery.

A Man Alone

Episode #: 104
Air Date: 01.17.93
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When a smuggler who has a sorted past with Odo turns up dead on the station, the Constable becomes the chief suspect in a murder investigation.


Episode #: 105
Air Date: 01.24.93
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The station is struck by a mysterious virus that renders people unable to coherently communicate with others.

Captive Pursuit

Episode #: 106
Air Date: 01.31.93
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An alien from the Gamma Quadrant visits Deep Space Nine for repairs, but he clearly holds a secret from which he is running.


Episode #: 107
Air Date: 02.07.93
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Vash, a woman who has been stranded in the Gamma Quadrant for two years, arrives on the station -- and is followed by Q, a powerful alien entity who wants her to reconsider their broken relationship.


Episode #: 108
Air Date: 02.14.93
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Dax is arrested and put on trial for a murder allegedly committed by her symbiant's former host.

The Passenger

Episode #: 109
Air Date: 02.22.93
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The crew gives aid to a damaged prisoner transport ship, only to discover that the "deceased" prisoner has transferred his consciousness to another person.

Move Along Home

Episode #: 110
Air Date: 03.14.93
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Quark is challenged to an unusual game with an alien representative -- and discovers that Sisko, Kira, Bashir, and Dax are trapped inside the game's virtual playing field.

The Nagus

Episode #: 111
Air Date: 03.21.93
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The leader of the Ferengi empire arrives on the station to conduct an important meeting about exploiting the Gamma Quadrant -- and stuns everyone in attendance when he appoints Quark as his successor.


Episode #: 112
Air Date: 04.18.93
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Odo's newest prisoner promises to help him find a secret colony of changelings in the Gamma Quadrant -- if they can escape the alien ship that wants to destroy him.

Battle Lines

Episode #: 113
Air Date: 04.25.93
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After escorting Kai Opaca on a sightseeing trip through the wormhole, Sisko, Kira, and Bashir crash-land on a prison moon and find themselves in the middle of an alien conflict.

The Storyteller

Episode #: 114
Air Date: 05.02.93
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O'Brien and Bashir visit a Bajoran village, where O'Brien is chosen to succeed the village elder who is responsible for saving the village from a hostile entity. Jake and Nog take an interest in a young Bajoran representative.


Episode #: 115
Air Date: 05.09.93
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Kira must convince a stubborn Bajoran farmer to evacuate a moon that is about to be rendered inhospitable. Nog and Jake engage in a little business opportunity.

If Wishes Were Horses

Episode #: 116
Air Date: 05.16.93
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The station is plagued by a phenomenon that makes their imaginations manifest -- from Rumplestilskin to baseball legend Buck Buckai.

The Forsaken

Episode #: 117
Air Date: 05.23.93
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A group of alien ambassadors arrive on the station, including Lwaxana Troi -- who takes an immediate liking to Constable Odo. O'Brien fights a seemingly unwinnable battle with the station's computer system.

Dramatis Personae

Episode #: 118
Air Date: 05.30.93
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The mysterious destruction of a Klingon ship leads to a near mutiny on Deep Space Nine, as Kira and Sisko clash over a vessel suspected of transporting weapons material to the Cardassians.


Episode #: 119
Air Date: 06.13.93
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When a Cardassian comes to DS9 seeking medical aid, Kira comes face-to-face with a man she suspects of being a genocidal war criminal.

In the Hands of the Prophets

Episode #: 120
Air Date: 06.20.93
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The arrival of Vedek Winn, a Bajoran spiritual leader, throws DS9 into chaos as tensions rise between the station's Bajorans and Federation personnel. O'Brien investigates a murder on the station.