Season 5

Episode Guide

Apocalypse Rising

S5 E1
Oct 1, 1996
Captain Sisko and his crew embark on a mission to expose Gowron as a Changeling who wants to engage a war between the Federation and the Klingon empire.

The Ship

S5 E2
Oct 8, 1996
While searching for minerals on a planet, Sisko, Dax, O'Brien, Worf, and Muniz discover the wreckage of a crashed Jem'Hadar ship

Looking For Par'mach In All The Wrong Places

S5 E3
Oct 15, 1996
Worf falls in love with Quark's ex-wife, Grilka. However, Quark is also still interested.

...Nor The Battle To The Strong

S5 E4
Oct 22, 1996
Jake Sisko and Julian Bashir are caught in the middle of a battle between a Federation colony and a Klingon army.

The Assignment

S5 E5
Oct 29, 1996
A Pah'wraith (evil entities who are enemies of the Bajoran Prophets) possesses and impersonates Keiko, but reveals her identity to Miles, threatening to kill her if he doesn't carry out her mysterious instructions

Trials And Tribble-Ations

S5 E6
Nov 5, 1996
While returning to Deep Space Nine with the Bajoran Orb of Time, the crew is thrown back to the 23rd Century.

Let He Who Is Without Sin...

S5 E7
Nov 12, 1996
Worf, Dax, Leeta, Quark and Bashir pay a visit to Risa.

Things Past

S5 E8
Nov 19, 1996
Sisko, Odo, Dax and Garak are shifted into the past, when DS9 was known as Terok Nor.

The Ascent

S5 E9
Nov 26, 1996
Odo and Quark are stranded when they crash on a planet with no communications or replicators.


S5 E10
Dec 31, 1997
Sisko discovers the legendary Bajoran city of B'hala. He also receives visions of Bajor's future, one of which warns him not to let Bajor join the Federation.

The Darkness And The Light

S5 E11
Jan 7, 1997
One by one, members of the Shakaar resistance cell are murdered, and Kira becomes increasingly worried that she will be next.

The Begotten

S5 E12
Jan 28, 1997
Kira goes into labor with Keiko's child. Odo buys an infant changeling from Quark that was found drifting in space.

For The Uniform

S5 E13
Feb 4, 1997
Sisko encounters Eddington, his former security chief turned Maquis traitor, and he is more desperate to capture him than ever.

In Purgatory's Shadow

S5 E14
Feb 11, 1997
After a coded Cardassian message from the Gamma Quadrant is detected, Garak and Worf attempt a rescue.

By Inferno's Light

S5 E15
Feb 18, 1997
When the Dominion fleet comes through the wormhole, it soon becomes clear that Cardassia has allied itself with the Dominion and that war is not far off.

Doctor Bashir, I Presume

S5 E16
Feb 25, 1997
Bashir is chosen as the model for Starfleet's next Emergency Medical Holographic Doctor

A Simple Investigation

S5 E17
Apr 1, 1997
A woman has her memories erased and stored on a data crystal to infiltrate the Orion Syndicate.

Business As Usual

S5 E18
Apr 8, 1997
Quark enters into the booming business of arms dealing with his cousin. However, his new enterprise may cost him his life.

Ties Of Blood And Water

S5 E19
Apr 15, 1997
A Cardassian dissident opposed to the Cardassian/Dominion Alliance asks Kira to help him so that he may reveal his secrets to use against his enemies as is customary in his culture

Ferengi Love Songs

S5 E20
Apr 22, 1997
Quark discovers that his mother, Ishka, is having a love affair with the Grand Nagus Zek.

Soldiers Of The Empire

S5 E21
Apr 29, 1997
Worf and Dax join a Klingon ship captained by General Martok on his first mission since being freed from the Dominion prison.

Children Of Time

S5 E22
May 6, 1997
The Defiant enters a barrier surrounding a planet in the Gamma Quadrant, only to find its inhabitants are the crew's descendants from 200 years in the past.

Blaze Of Glory

S5 E23
May 13, 1997
Sisko receives a message from one of the few surviving Maquis members saying that they will launch undetectable missiles at the Cardassians, which will provoke an all out war

Empok Nor

S5 E24
May 20, 1997
In order to repair the damaged Deep Space Nine, O'Brien assembles a team to salvage parts from the disbanded Empok Nor.

In The Cards

S5 E25
Jun 10, 1997
Jake and Nog attempt to obtain an ancient baseball card to help lift Ben out of his depression.

Call To Arms

S5 E26
Jun 17, 1997
Leeta and Rom get married. Sisko decides to mine the wormhole, which will likely start the war. When their plan is detected, Sisko is forced to evacuate the station and endorse the non-aggression pact between Bajor and the Dominion.