Season 3

Episode Guide

The Search, Part 1

S3 E1
Sep 27, 1994
In an attempt to head off a Jem'Hadar invasion of the Alpha Quadrant, Commander Sisko leads a diplomatic mission into hostile territory in an attempt to contact The Founders.

The Search, Part 2

S3 E2
Oct 4, 1994
Commander Sisko must deal with an impending alliance between the Federation and the Dominion, while Odo makes a startling discovery about his own people

The House Of Quark

S3 E3
Oct 11, 1994
When a Klingon warrior is accidentally killed in Quark's Bar, Quark becomes the unwilling steward of a Klingon Great House.


S3 E4
Oct 18, 1994
After unusual mood swings and frightening hallucinations, an hidden element of Dax's past has come back haunt Jadzia.

Second Skin

S3 E5
Oct 25, 1994
Major Kira's very identity comes into crisis as she is abducted by the Obsidian Order and told that she is one of their long-term undercover operatives.

The Abandoned

S3 E6
Nov 1, 1994
A Jem'Hadar child is found abandoned in the wreckage of a salvaged ship and Odo attempts to raise him to be something other than a ruthless soldier of the Dominion.

Civil Defense

S3 E7
Nov 8, 1994
When Chief O'Brien accidentally triggers an old anti-insurgency program left behind by the Cardassians, the station's computers believe that the crew is a mob of rebelling Bajorans and takes steps to contain them.


S3 E8
Nov 15, 1994
Jadzia falls in love with a Meridian scientist. The catch is that his planet and his race shift between this universe and a plane of pure energy.


S3 E9
Nov 22, 1994
Thomas Riker poses as his twin William in order to steal the U.S.S. Defiant and hand it over to the Maquis, of which he is a member.


S3 E10
Nov 29, 1994
An outbreak of the contagious Zanthi Fever occurs on the station when Lwaxana Troi pays them a visit.

Past Tense, Part 1

S3 E11
Jan 3, 1995
A transporter accident sends Dax, Sisko and Bashir back in time to the year 2024, when San Fransisco was plagued with riots and social upheaval.

Past Tense, Part 2

S3 E12
Jan 10, 1995
In order to restore the timeline, Sisko must pose as Gabriel Bell, a hero of Earth's history.

Life Support

S3 E13
Feb 1, 1995
When Vedek Bareil is critically injured during negotiations, the only thing that will keep him alive long enough to complete the meetings is a radical operation that will turn him into a half-man, half-machine.

Heart Of Stone

S3 E14
Feb 7, 1995
While chasing a lone Maquis member to a deserted moon, Kira becomes trapped by a crystalline formation that rapidly grows over time, threatening her life.


S3 E15
Feb 14, 1995
A Bajoran prophecy is nearly fulfilled when a comet threatens to destroy the Bajoran Wormhole

Prophet Motive

S3 E16
Feb 21, 1995
In a shocking revelation to Quark and Rom, the Grand Nagus Zek reveals he has re-written the Ferengi Rules of Acquisition; a move which threatens to cripple the Ferengi Empire.


S3 E17
Feb 28, 1995
O'Brien is exposed to a small amount of radiation that allows him to shift through time several hours into the future, where he witnesses the station's destruction and his own death.

Distant Voices

S3 E18
Apr 11, 1995
When Bashir is knocked unconscious following an alien attack, he travels through his own mind and is helped by different aspects of his personality, each represented by a different member of the crew.

Through The Looking Glass

S3 E19
Apr 18, 1995
Sisko is abducted by the Miles O'Brien from the mirror universe, and is forced to assume the identity of their Sisko in order to rebel against the Klingon-Cardassian Alliance.

Improbable Cause

S3 E20
Apr 25, 1995
The Romulans are suspected in an attempt to kill Garak.

The Die Is Cast

S3 E21
May 2, 1995
Garak must decide whether or not to kill Odo to please his mentor, Enabran Tain, on the eve of a joint Romulan-Cardassian attack on the Dominion.


S3 E22
May 9, 1995
Sisko and Jake build a solar sailing ship in an attempt to recreate a journey taken by the ancient Bajorans. Meanwhile, Bashir encounters a former school rival.

Family Business

S3 E23
May 16, 1995
It is discovered that Quark's mother, Ishka, broke Ferengi law and made a profit through a secret deal, which may cost Quark everything he has.


S3 E24
May 23, 1995
Kai Winn, Bajor's spiritual leader has aspirations of also becoming First Minister of Bajor's Provisional Government. To secure her position, she employs Kira to retrieve farming equipment that is being held illegally by the leader of her old resistance cell.


S3 E25
Jun 13, 1995
Dax is excited to perform a Trill ritual, in which she gets to "meet" each of her past hosts by transfering their memories into her friends. However, when Odo and Curzon merge and want to remain that way, Dax must find her confidence and reclaim that piece of herself.

The Adversary

S3 E26
Jun 20, 1995
After Sisko is promoted to Captain, he and the Defiant crew are manipulated by a Changeling posing as an ambassador.