Season 3
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
26 EPISODES • 1994
Season 3 of Deep Space Nine marks a turning point for the series, as it introduces the USS Defiant, a powerful starship that allows the crew to explore the Gamma Quadrant and face the threat of the Dominion, a vast and ruthless empire ruled by the shape-shifting Founders.

Season 2


1: The Search (1)
Sep 26, 1994
Stardate: 48213.1. Instead of waiting for the Jem'Hadar to attack, Sisko wants to try a different approach. He wants to take a new class starship to try to find the Founders.
2: The Search (2)
Oct 3, 1994
Stardate: 48213.1. Odo has found his home and is introduced. Meanwhile Sisko finds out peace talks between the Dominion and the Federation have already started.
3: The House of Quark
Oct 10, 1994
Stardate: Unknown. Quark is forced to marry a Klingon widow after he takes credit for the accidental death of her husband, the head of a powerful Klingon House.
4: Equilibrium
Oct 17, 1994
Stardate: Unknown. The Trill homeworld is the setting, as Sisko and Bashir take Jadzia home for treatment when she begins experiencing hallucinations after playing a tune she can't recall.
5: Second Skin
Oct 24, 1994
Stardate: Unknown. Kira finds herself on Cardassia as a Cardassian. She is told she is called Iliana Ghemor and was a Cardassian spy.
6: The Abandoned
Oct 31, 1994
Stardate: Unknown. Odo tries to change the nature of a Jem'Hadar boy that Quark finds, while Sisko tries to break his son's relationship with a 20 year old Dabo girl.
7: Civil Defense
Nov 7, 1994
Stardate: Unknown. The station goes into lockdown and the crew is endangered when an old Cardassian security program is accidentally activated.
8: Meridian
Nov 14, 1994
Stardate: 48423.2. Dax falls in love with one of the residents of a multi-dimensional planet, while on DS9 an alien requests a holosuite program of Kira from Quark.
9: Defiant
Nov 21, 1994
Stardate: 48467.3. Thomas Riker, impersonating Will Riker, steals the Defiant in order to fight with the Maquis. Sisko assist Gul Dukat on Cardassia Prime in stopping the ship entering Cardassian territory.
10: Fascination
Nov 28, 1994
Stardate: Unknown. As Lwaxanna Troi visits the station for a Bajoran festival, the crew is stricken with intense romantic attractions to one another.
11: Past Tense (1)
Jan 2, 1995
Stardate: 48481.2. Sisko, Bashir and Dax are accidentally sent to San Francisco in the 21st century due to a transporter malfunction, and must figure out how to get back without changing the time line.
12: Past Tense (2)
Jan 9, 1995
Stardate: 48481.2. Sisko is forced to take the place of a key historical figure on Earth in 2024 in order to preserve the timeline.
13: Life Support
Jan 30, 1995
Stardate: 48498.4. Dr. Bashir must use extraordinary measures to prolong Vedek Bareil's life long enough to allow Bareil to complete sensitive peace negotiations between the Bajorans and the Cardassians.
14: Heart of Stone
Feb 6, 1995
Stardate: 48521.5. After chasing a fugitive into a cave, Kira gets stuck and is slowly encapsulated by a growing crystal stone while Odo tries to figure out how to free her.
15: Destiny
Feb 13, 1995
Stardate: 48543.2. Sisko faces a conflict between his Starfleet duties and his role as the Bajoran Emissary when an ancient Bajoran prophecy predicts that a joint Federation-Cardassian project will lead to the destruction of the wormhole.
16: Prophet Motive
Feb 20, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. Grand Nagus Zek is acting bizarre by giving away money and rewriting the Rules of Acquisition. Quark attempts to get the old Nagus back.
17: Visionary
Feb 27, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. While a Romulan delegation tries to get information about the Dominion, O'Brien gets visions of unpleasant things that are about to happen in the future.
18: Distant Voices
Apr 10, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. After being attacked in the infirmary, Dr. Bashir has a dual mystery on his hands: what has happened to the station while he was out and why is he aging so rapidly now?
19: Through the Looking Glass
Apr 17, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. Sisko is kidnapped to impersonate his deceased, mirror universe self to gain Jennifer Sisko's loyalty in the Rebel Alliance.
20: Improbable Cause (1)
Apr 24, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. After an attempt is made on Garak's life, Odo conducts the investigation on who tried to murder the Cardassian tailor - and why.
21: The Die Is Cast (2)
May 1, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. Now rejoined with his former mentor, Garak is ordered to interrogate Odo about the secrets of his people, while the joined Romulan/Cardassian attack fleet moves towards the Founders' home world on a mission of destruction.
22: Explorers
May 8, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. Sisko rebuilds an ancient Bajoran space vessel from the blueprints, and he and Jake take the ship on a trip, attempting to prove that the ancient Bajorans went beyond their solar system without warp drive.
23: Family Business
May 15, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. Quark and Rom return to the Ferengi home world because their mother has broken the law - by wearing clothes and earning profits, forbidden for women in Ferengi society.
24: Shakaar
May 22, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. News arrives that Kai Winn has also become Bajor's political leader. She asks Kira to negotiate with an old resistance friend about returning soil reclamators.
25: Facets
Jun 12, 1995
Stardate: Unknown. Dax asks the crew to join her Zhian'tara ritual. The memories of her former hosts will take over their bodies. Nog is preparing for Starfleet Academy.
26: The Adversary
Jun 19, 1995
Stardate: 48959.1. The Defiant is off to show the Federation's presence to the new Tzenkethi government. While underway the ship malfunctions and Bashir is suspected of sabotage.
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