The least disliked episode of DS9 - Season Four

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  1. R. Star

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    I'll be the disliked one this time... Way of the Warrior. This episode is kinda like a piece of cake with 6 inches of frosting. Sure it looks flashy and great but when you bite into it, there's no substance. This episode was like that. It was all over the place, with all it's tangents... hey we have Klingons, hey Worf's here... they're here to fight the changelings, wait they're here to fight the Cardassians, Worf's discommedated again, oh he wants to leave Starfleet, but we have some great action sequences... what was this episode about again?

    The Visitor
    Indiscretion
    Starship Down
    Our Man Bashir
    Homefront
    Paradise Lost
    Return to Grace
    Rules of Engagement
    For the Cause
    Broken Link
     
  2. Roboturner913

    Roboturner913 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Eliminating Rules of Engagement. The whole thing didn't make a lot of sense to me. We're supposed to believe the Klingons are involved in a ridiculously convoluted scheme to attack a medical supply convoy in the hopes that Worf will just happen to be in command of the Defiant. And that he will just happen to shoot at their fake target. And all of this just to make Starfleet look bad. Really? Are these Klingons, Romulans or bad James Bond villains? And how can they justify a civilian ship with a cloaking device? Meanwhile, Worf is the one supposedly on trial, yet he barely speaks during the whole thing.


    The Visitor
    Indiscretion
    Starship Down
    Our Man Bashir
    Homefront
    Paradise Lost
    Return to Grace
    For the Cause
    Broken Link
     
  3. JirinPanthosa

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    I'll eliminate Indiscretion. It and Return To Grace are the only ones I wouldn't list among my favorites. That whole Dukat arc seemed like they tried to hard to contrive drama.

    The Visitor
    Starship Down
    Our Man Bashir
    Homefront
    Paradise Lost
    Return to Grace
    For the Cause
    Broken Link
     
  4. MacLeod

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    "Paradise Lost", yet another crazy admiral.

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    Our Man Bashir
    Homefront
    Return to Grace
    For the Cause
    Broken Link
     
  5. R. Star

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    Broken Link... it really was anti-climatic with Garak offering the only interesting part... thankfully they didn't actually keep him in prison.

    The Visitor
    Starship Down
    Our Man Bashir
    Homefront
    Return to Grace
    For the Cause
     
  6. Seven of Five

    Seven of Five Commodore Commodore

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    Hmm. I'll get rid of For the Cause here. It was a well executed episode, but the revelations of both Kasidy and Eddington just came out of nowhere. A bit of buildup in a previous episode or two would have done wonders.

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    Our Man Bashir
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    Return to Grace
     
  7. BlueStuff

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    The Visitor
    Starship Down
    Our Man Bashir
    Return to Grace

    I'll boot Homefront, a good episode but I like the others more. Really, what's the necessity in Sisko going to Earth?
     
  8. BlueStuff

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    I don't have a problem with the elimination. The final battle is a little silly to me. Hundreds of hardened Klingons board the station, yet they are brushed off like they're nothing. That kind of thing always bothers me a little.
     
  9. Claudia

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    Our Man Bashir - holodeck and James Bond... one of the weakest episodes of season 4 IMO.


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    Starship Down
    Return to Grace
     
  10. jimbotron

    jimbotron Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Starship Down - the others are much better. Out of the various plots, only the one with Quark and James Cromwell was interesting. Worf was a prick to the enlisted men. O'Brien had to tell him they weren't officers, and to order them around differently? Come on.

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  11. R. Star

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    The Visitor wins it. I love Return to Grace, but frankly the Visitor is quite possibly the most emotionally moving episode of all Trek. The love of a son for his father.
     
  12. BlueStuff

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    Was there ever any doubt?
     
  13. R. Star

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    Oh there always seems to be someone who wants to yank the best episode of a season just to irk everyone. Look at Duet in season 1's game.
     
  14. JirinPanthosa

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    I think it's one of the best comedy episodes in Trek, but I'm glad it didn't win.
     

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