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Star trek: Deep Space Nine 2.19a - Playing God

Stardate 47678.3
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Episode propaganda

Jadzia Dax (Terry Farrell) is instructed to assess Arjin (Geoffrey Blake), a Trill initiate who is hoping to be joined in symbiosis. Meanwhile, O'Brien (Colm Meaney) is chasing Cardassian voles loose on the station and causing damage. Complicating everything is the discovery of some subspace mass and the possibility that it may be a universe in its own right...

Persons of interest

  • Avery Brooks .... Commander Benjamin Lafayette Sisko
  • René Auberjonois .... Constable Odo
  • Siddig el Fadil .... Doctor Julian Bashir
  • Terry Farrell .... Lieutenant Jadzia Dax
  • Cirroc Lofton .... Jake Sisko
  • Colm Meaney .... Chief O'Brien
  • Armin Shimerman .... Quark
  • Nana Visitor .... Major Kira Nerys
  • Majel Barrett .... Starfleet computer voice
  • Geoffrey Blake .... Arjin
  • Ron Taylor .... Klingon host
  • Richard Poe .... Gul Evek
  • Jim Trombetta .... Storywriter, Screenwriter
  • Michael Piller .... Screenwriter
  • David Livingston .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Intelligence report

A look at the Trill culture and Jadzia's personality that isn't quite enough to fill out an episode so they added the subspace mass to jazz things up and the voles for a few quick laughs. Definitely not one of the better episodes, although you do get an insight into being joined. But that's about all you get. Very disjointed (no pun intended).

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Not for public release in Australia before date

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