Ln X wrote:
Improbable Cause (*****)
Nothing more needs to be said, this and The Die is Cast
are five stars because they so profoundly change DS9, and throw in some amazing characterization and dialogue.
is my favorite episode of Star Trek, hands down. Everything about it, from the Shakespearean overtones to the unraveling mystery to Odo and Garak's interactions to the interplay on the Warbird, is top-notch. I especially love the framing of the final scene, where Garak and Tain clasp hands with Odo in the background, flanked by the Romulan Star Empire banner.