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TrekToday July 6 2013 02:40 AM

Retro Review: To the Death
 
Sisko and his crew aboard the Defiant join forces Jem’Hadar soldiers to stop a group of renegade Jem’Hadar from taking power. Plot Summary: The senior Starfleet crewmembers return from a mission to find that the Dominion has attacked Deep Space Nine in their absence. Dax finds the ion trail of the Jem’Hadar attack force and [...]

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Rarewolf July 6 2013 11:53 AM

Re: Retro Review: To the Death
 
I had no idea it was considered a weak episode. In my top 5 for the season. Not seen it since release though.

Peach Wookiee July 6 2013 08:21 PM

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I didn't find it weak. And Weyoun had his first Kenny moment. :D

Enterprise is Great July 7 2013 05:17 AM

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I love this episode...definitely not weak.

Mage July 7 2013 03:30 PM

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One of the best of season 4 really. Quite good.

MacLeod July 7 2013 05:46 PM

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I agree it's not an exactly weak episode.

Merlanthe July 9 2013 01:29 AM

Re: Retro Review: To the Death
 
I like this episode. My favourite part is where Dax has that conversation with the young Jem'hadar assigned to her about age and his reaction to learning how old she is.

MikeS July 9 2013 09:14 AM

Re: Retro Review: To the Death
 
The review falls down here,

Quote:

TrekToday wrote:
It feels like someone mashed together ideas from a lot of other Star Trek and sci-fi series – a stargate...

The Iconion Gateways came first. TNG Contagion, 1988.

Perhaps this misunderstanding is why the reviewer calls it weak when it is highly rated by almost everyone else?

Timo July 9 2013 07:48 PM

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The basic theme of "small contingent of heroes has to fight a small-arms battle in an ancient temple complex in a jungle-like outdoors shooting location for the control of a stargate" is at the very core of that other series, though, so it's amusing to see Trek utilize it.

...With a twist or two of its own, of course, but it's still Trek doing in its spare time what Stargate SG-1 was almost exclusively based on. :devil:

Timo Saloniemi

TheRoyalFamily July 10 2013 05:19 PM

Re: Retro Review: To the Death
 
To The Death - aired 13 May 1996
Stargate SG1 - debuted 27 July 1997


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