Re: Seasoning Season 8
A two-hour Ferengi episode with a midpoint cliffhanger would be more than most people could bear.
A two-part Praetor/Proconsul Sela episode might have worked, ending in her death, since I didn't care for the character anyway.
Curly: Moe, Larry, the cheese! Moe, Larry, the cheese! (Horses Collars, 1935)