Retro Review: To the Death

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' started by TrekToday, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. TrekToday

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    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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  2. Rarewolf

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    I had no idea it was considered a weak episode. In my top 5 for the season. Not seen it since release though.
     
  3. Peach Wookiee

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

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    I love this episode...definitely not weak.
     
  5. Mage

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

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    I agree it's not an exactly weak episode.
     
  7. Merlanthe

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    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.
     
  8. MikeS

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    The review falls down here,

    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?
     
  9. Timo

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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
     
  10. TheRoyalFamily

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    To The Death - aired 13 May 1996
    Stargate SG1 - debuted 27 July 1997