144 posts tagged with television by Halloween Jack.
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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 17

You might think that it wouldn't be possible to hate Dukat any more than you already do, because you already hate him with the hate of ten thousand burning suns, but ask yourself: are those suns supernovas? Well, they are now. [TW: rape] [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 29, 2016 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Honor Among Thieves  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 15

The FBIStarfleet Intelligence sends Donnie BrascoO'Brien to infiltrate the MafiaOrion Syndicate to find who's been leaking information to them, but is he getting in too deep? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 22, 2016 - 12 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Far Beyond the Stars  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 13

And now for something really different: for the first time anywhere, an adaptation of a long-lost work by the tragic and underappreciated African-American SF author and Afrofuturist pioneer Benny Russell, a story considered so controversial at the time of its writing that it was completely suppressed by its publisher: "Deep Space Nine"! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 15, 2016 - 10 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Waltz  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 11

Dukat is back, and he seems positively conciliatory toward Sisko, especially when they're marooned on a planet together. But is he telling the truth about their situation, and are they really alone? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 8, 2016 - 12 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Statistical Probabilities  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 9

Bashir gets a visit from The Dream Teamthe Jack Pack, a group of genetically-enhanced savants who are capable of rapid and stunningly accurate assessments of the Dominion threat. But what does he do when they predict that the Federation will lose the war? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Aug 1, 2016 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Favor the Bold  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 5

OK, you know how, when you think you've found the right person, you just can't get enough of them? And you totally lose track of time in their arms? And all your friends are like, hey, where have you been, and you try to tell them that this is the one, man, and they just don't get it? And then you realize that one of them is going to get executed because you didn't do your part to resist the invading aliens? OK, maybe not so much the last part, but that's Odo's deal. Also, Sisko & Co. prepare to retake the station. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 18, 2016 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Sons and Daughters  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 3

Temporarily assigned to the IKS Rotarran, Worf is shocked to discover that one of the new crew members is his son, Alexander Rozhenko; so is the rest of Trek fandom, because the kid is only about eight in Earth years. (I mean, the Jem'Hadar grow to maturity in days, and the all-time Trek precocity champ is probably the resurrected Spock, but still.) And, against all odds, Dukat manages to be even creepier. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 11, 2016 - 29 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: A Time To Stand  Rewatch   Season 6, Ep 1

In the first episode of the six-part "Station Occupation" arc, Jake learns the limits of freedom of the press under the Dominion, Dukat creeps on Kira (big shock), Odo balances being a god and a cop, Quark looks on the bright side of life, and the exiled Federation crew (plus Garak) execute a plan that's so crazy, it's gotta work--or does it? Plus, special bonus July 4th surprise! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jul 4, 2016 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: In the Cards  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 25

Sisko, J. and Nog [NFI], "The Acquisition of Unique Artifacts in a Post-Monetary Society: A Case Study", The Journal of Deep-Space Studies, Stardate 50929.4, v. 47:9, pp. 1701a-e. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jun 27, 2016 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Blaze of Glory  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 23

Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men? It is the music of the people Who will not be slaves again! When the beating of your heart Echoes the beating of the drums There is a life about to start When tomorrow comes. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jun 20, 2016 - 10 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Soldiers of the Empire  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 21

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posted by Halloween Jack on Jun 13, 2016 - 3 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Ties of Blood and Water  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 19

Kira gets an offer of help from an exiled Cardassian, but finds herself challenged both by his past deeds... and by her own. Plus: Ol' Blue Eyes is back! (No, no that one. Not him, either.) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jun 6, 2016 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: A Simple Investigation  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 17

Things are rarely simple when love and crime get mixed up, as a certain changeling cop who's about to get entangled in a 24th-century version of one of his crime novels is about to find out. (Spoilers for a 1952 movie below the cut.) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 30, 2016 - 6 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: By Inferno's Light  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 15

IT'S ON NOW. A Dominion fleet pours through the wormhole, friends and enemies change alliances, Worf is in the fight(s) of his life, Garak battles against time and his worst enemy, Dukat gets a new job, and the infiltrator aboard the station puts their second and deadlier plan into motion, with the fate of Deep Space Nine, Bajor, the Federation, and the Alpha Quadrant at stake. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 22, 2016 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: For the Uniform  Season 5, Ep 13

One day more, Another day, another destiny, This never ending road to Calvary; These men who seem to know my crime Will surely come a second time, One day more... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 15, 2016 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Darkness and the Light  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 11

Someone's killing off the members of Kira's former resistance cell, one by one, and apparently saving her for last... but she's one mean mother(-to-be). [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 8, 2016 - 8 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Ascent  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 9

If Quark and Odo are to survive, they'll have to depend on each other as they climb... into thin air. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on May 1, 2016 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Let He Who Is Without Sin...  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 7

Some of the crew are taking some R&R on the planet that's the Club Med of the Alpha Quadrant. What could possibly go wrong? Risa, meet Worf. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 24, 2016 - 16 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Assignment  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 5

A new enemy appears on DS9, with a familiar face, and O'Brien has to figure out not only what they want, but why. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 17, 2016 - 8 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places   Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 3

Well, I spent stardates lookin' for you/ Quark's Bar and holodeck lovers were never true/ Playin' a petaQ's game, hopin' to win/ Tellin' those dishonorable lies and losin' again... (it sounds better in the original tlhIngan) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 10, 2016 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Apocalypse Rising  Rewatch   Season 5, Ep 1

Awesome metal band name or daring undercover raid into the heart of the Klingon Empire? You decide! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Apr 3, 2016 - 9 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Body Parts  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 25

Quark is a dead man. No, wait, he's not. Well, then again... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 27, 2016 - 13 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: To the Death  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 23

Weyoun! DS9 adds to its already-impressive list of recurring characters with yet another Jeffrey Combs portrayal. And there are also a bunch of rebel Jem'Hadar trying to activate an ancient gateway, fate of the galaxy at stake, working with the enemy, etc. The important thing is, Weyoun. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 20, 2016 - 16 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Muse  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 21

A mysterious woman helps Jake write a novel; Lwaxana Troi, pregnant with a son, asks Odo to help her escape her husband. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 13, 2016 - 4 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Hard Time  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 19

O'Brien was forced to endure a virtual-reality simulation of twenty years in prison in a matter of hours, a sentence which he insists was solitary confinement--so why does he keep seeing a hallucination of an alien? [TW: suicide] [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Mar 6, 2016 - 8 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Accession  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 17

Sisko gets to quit the job he never wanted, but the new guy wants to bring back old ideas, and Sisko isn't too happy about that. Plus, Kira contemplates a change of careers, and Worf is in no hurry to be an amateur obstetrician again. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 27, 2016 - 12 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Sons of Mogh  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 15

Worf's brother Kurn arrives on the station, and asks Worf to kill him. Meanwhile, Klingon ships are detected outside Bajoran space. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 21, 2016 - 4 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Crossfire  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 13

What becomes of the broken-hearted... especially when they have to protect the new lover of their crush? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 14, 2016 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Homefront  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 10

"I was hoping that this would never happen. But it finally has. The Changelings have reached Earth." [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Feb 7, 2016 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Sword of Kahless  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 9

Worf is contacted by a legendary hero to help him find a long-lost weapon that was the foundation of their Empire, and an enemy from Worf's past also joins the hunt... but the two Klingons and Dax discover who the real enemy is. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 31, 2016 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Starship Down  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 7

In the grand tradition of "Balance of Terror" (TOS), a submarine movie IN SPAAAAAACE, and some of the crew learn some pretty important lessons about life... and each other. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 24, 2016 - 12 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Indiscretion  Rewatch   Season 4, Ep 5

Major Kira has an unexpected team-up with Gul Dukat, and finds out a deep, dark secret of his... which is absolutely no surprise to anyone who's had even the slightest acquaintance with his character. Also, Sisko gets cold feet. (No, not that kind of cold feet. Not yet, anyway.) [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Jan 17, 2016 - 7 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Adversary  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 26

Benjamin Sisko gets another pip, everyone gets aboard the ship, the infiltrator gives them the slip, oh no--this could be their last trip! [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 27, 2015 - 12 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Shakaar  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 24

Kira gets an assignment from Kai Winn, of all people, to convince the former leader of her old resistance cell to stand down his resistance to relinquishing soil reclamators. Bajor is on the verge of civil war again... over farm equipment. And O'Brien's in the zone... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 20, 2015 - 10 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Explorers  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 22

A major milestone in DS9: the first appearance of Leeta! Also, Sisko grows the beard, Jake tries to set up his dad with a certain freighter captain, Bashir is sort of weird about his past (no big change there), and did those feet in ancient times...? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 13, 2015 - 17 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Improbable Cause  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 20

Garak has a fire sale, and everything must go! And Odo is witness to yet another awkward reunion. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Dec 6, 2015 - 10 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Distant Voices  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 18

It's Bashir's birthday, and he's feeling especially old, but why is Garak acting so suspiciously? I mean, more so than usual. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 29, 2015 - 12 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Prophet Motive  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 16

Zek has seen the light, and it's not the gleam of latinum. Can Quark deal with the Nagus' new groove? And Bashir is oddly bashful about his chances of winning a major award. WARNING: Although this episode was approved for broadcast twenty years ago, it features scenes of oo-mox that younger or more sensitive viewers may find disturbing. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 22, 2015 - 3 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Heart of Stone  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 14

Odo has a crush on Kira, but Kira is just getting crushed. Can he save her from Star Trek's oldest and most implacable foe, the styrofoam boulder? Also, Nog has an intriguing proposition for Sisko, but there are some things even latinum can't buy... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 15, 2015 - 16 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Past Tense, Part II  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 12

Sisko takes a dead man's name; will he have to sacrifice his life in order for the Federation to exist? The people of Sanctuary make a desperate last stand while Kira and O'Brien search through history to rescue their crew. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 8, 2015 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Fascination  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 10

A Midsummer Night's Dream IN SPAAAAAAACE, featuring the Aunt Mame OF SPAA--look, I know I did this joke just last week, but it fits, OK? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Nov 1, 2015 - 25 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Meridian  Season 3, Ep 8

Brigadoon IN SPAAAAAAACE! Will our crew be able to science the ---- out of this one? Plus, everything you never wanted to know about the holosuite but were too squicked out to ask, or, you thought the one with Barclay in TNG was TMI... [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Oct 25, 2015 - 11 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Equilibrium  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 4

Jadzia can't get a song out of her head. And who was that masked man? [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Oct 11, 2015 - 5 comments

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Search, Part II  Season 3, Ep 2

We can't all just get along. Also, Odo's first family reunion becomes rather awkward. [more inside]
posted by Halloween Jack on Oct 5, 2015 - 13 comments

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