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Star trek: Deep Space Nine 6.12b - Time's orphan

Stardate around 51920
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Episode propaganda

A family trip to a nearby planet becomes a nightmare when Miles (Colm Meaney) and Keiko O'Brien's (Rosalind Chao) 8-year-old daughter Molly (Hana Hatae) falls through a temporal gateway, landing 300 years in the planet's past. Although she is rescued, the Molly returned to them is now a wild teenager (Michelle Krusiec) who has spent ten years alone on a deserted planet...

Persons of interest

  • Avery Brooks .... Commander Benjamin Lafayette Sisko
  • René Auberjonois .... Constable Odo
  • Michael Dorn .... Lieutenant Worf
  • Terry Farrell .... Lieutenant Jadzia Dax
  • Cirroc Lofton .... Jake Sisko
  • Colm Meaney .... Chief O'Brien
  • Armin Shimerman .... Quark
  • Alexander Siddig .... Doctor Julian Bashir
  • Nana Visitor .... Major Kira Nerys
  • Majel Barrett .... Starfleet computer voice
  • Rosalind Chao .... Keiko O'Brien
  • Hana Hatae .... young Molly O'Brien
  • Michelle Krusiec .... old Molly O'Brien
  • Joe Menosky .... Screenwriter
  • Allan Kroeker .... Director

Cinematic intelligence sources

Intelligence analyst

Special Agent Matti

Intelligence report

Oh boy! Talk about season finale minus one!

Get out the tissues before you watch this episode, it's a toughie (hence the Adult themes). Ethics and moral dilemmas abound as Miles and Keiko face huge decisions about their daughter's life. It's an incredibly well written episode that lives up to the reputation Star trek has for producing good drama.

Just watch it.

Security censorship classification

PG (Adult themes)

Not for public release in Australia before date

VHS rental and retail: 1 December 1998

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