Season Two Episode Guide

The Homecoming

Episode #: 201
Air Date: 09.26.93
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Kira and O'Brien attempt the rescue of Li Nalas, a Bajoran resistance hero, from a Cardassian prison colony, but he finds it difficult to adapt to life in the public eye.

The Circle

Episode #: 202
Air Date: 10.03.93
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Major Kira is relieved of her post on Deep Space Nine, and hopes to discover herself at Vedek Bariel's monastery. But when she is captured by a rogue Bajoran group that is planning a coup, Kira makes a disturbing discovery about her planet's leaders.

The Siege

Episode #: 203
Air Date: 10.10.93
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A small team of station personnel remain on DS9 after a station-wide evacuation, in an attempt to wrestle control of the station from the Bajoran coup. Kira and Dax try to reach the Bajoran government with evidence of the Cardassians' involvement.

Invasive Procedures

Episode #: 204
Air Date: 10.17.93
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A group of hostile aliens infiltrate the station, led by a Trill with a sinister agenda: to steal Dax's symbiant for himself.


Episode #: 205
Air Date: 10.24.93
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A Cardassian war orphan visits the station with his adoptive Bajoran father, sparking a political controversy over where he truly belongs.


Episode #: 206
Air Date: 10.31.93
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DS9 is visited by a Starfleet scientist who grew up on a low-gravity planet, leaving her handicapped in normal gravity. Bashir takes a liking to her, and offers her the chance to leave her wheelchair behind forever.

Rules of Acquisition

Episode #: 207
Air Date: 11.07.93
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Quark discovers that one of his new Ferengi assistants is a female, who is bucking Ferengi social conventions to attempt to practice business.

Necessary Evil

Episode #: 208
Air Date: 11.14.93
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An assault on Quark sparks an investigation that brings up memories of Odo's first murder investigation years ago, when the station was occupied by the Cardassians.

Second Sight

Episode #: 209
Air Date: 11.21.93
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A mysterious woman haunts Commander Sisko, who begins to fall in love with her -- only to discover that she may not be real at all.


Episode #: 210
Air Date: 11.28.93
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The station becomes home to a massive number of Skrreean refugees fleeing persecution in the Gamma Quadrant -- and who have become convinced that Bajor is their prophesied new home.


Episode #: 211
Air Date: 01.02.94
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Quark's monopoly on the local gambling scene is challenged by Martus, an El-Aurian con man who has acquired a unique gaming device. The station's inhabitants suffer from unexplained waves of good and back luck.

The Alternate

Episode #: 212
Air Date: 01.09.94
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When Odo's former Bajoran mentor leads him to potential evidence of his origins, a mysterious shape-shifting creature is set loose on the station.

Armageddon Game

Episode #: 213
Air Date: 01.30.94
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Bashir and O'Brien help the T'Lani to destroy their supply of a catastrophic bio-mechanical weapon following a newly-declared peace, only to find themselves on the run when the entire science team is killed.


Episode #: 214
Air Date: 02.06.94
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Chief O'Brien returns to Deep Space Nine following an assignment, and is forced to flee the station when he is convinced that everyone he knows has turned against him.


Episode #: 215
Air Date: 02.13.94
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Sisko and O'Brien are stranded on a planet where the leader of the local colony is driven by her anti-technology philosophy -- and demands that they stay.

Shadow Play

Episode #: 216
Air Date: 02.20.94
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Dax and Odo discover a world in the Gamma Quadrant whose inhabitants are slowly vanishing -- and learn that the colony's true nature is not what it appears to be.

Playing God

Episode #: 217
Air Date: 02.27.94
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Jadzia Dax welcomes her first Trill initiate, and must face her own past when he fails to live up to expectations.

Profit and Loss

Episode #: 218
Air Date: 03.20.94
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An old flame of Quark's -- a Cardassian revolutionary -- is forced to return to DS9, pursued by the military that she and her "students" are working to overthrow.

Blood Oath

Episode #: 219
Air Date: 03.27.94
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Three legendary Klingon warriors meet Dax for a final, glorious mission to take vengeance on an old enemy. But with their friend Kurzon dead, the Klingons are not eager to accept Jadzia.

The Maquis, Part 1

Episode #: 220
Air Date: 04.24.94
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The Federation and Cardassians must work together when it is discovered that the members of a colony ceded to the Cardassians have turned militant.

The Maquis, Part 2

Episode #: 221
Air Date: 05.01.94
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Commander Sisko must do battle with an old friend to stop the rogue Maquis from attacking Cardassian interests.

The Wire

Episode #: 222
Air Date: 05.08.94
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Dr. Bashir learns the true nature of Garak's past when the Cardassian tailor falls mysteriously ill, due to a device implanted by his people.


Episode #: 223
Air Date: 05.15.94
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The wormhole throws Kira and Bashir into an alternate universe, where the Klingons and Cardassians are allies and Kira's corrupt twin rules the station with an iron fist.

The Collaborator

Episode #: 224
Air Date: 05.22.94
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On the eve of Bajor's election of the next Kai, Vedek Bareil is accused of collaborating with the Cardassians during the occupation and betraying over 40 people to their deaths.


Episode #: 225
Air Date: 06.05.94
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Chief O'Brien is seized by the Cardassian government and put on trial for attempting to smuggle weapons to the Maquis -- but his verdict has already been determined.

The Jem'Hadar

Episode #: 226
Air Date: 06.12.94
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On a school expedition to the Gamma Quadrant with Jake and Nog, Sisko and Quark are taken captive by a hostile warrior species who serve the Dominion, a powerful group that is assessing the Alpha Quadrant's threat to their interests.