'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' Episodes Ranked

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1. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Visitor (1995)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Melanie, an aspiring writer, wants to know why Jake Sisko stopped writing at 40. Jake tells how his father died in an accident and then suddenly reappeared.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,649

Season 4 Episode 2

2. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Sacrifice of Angels (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The Federation attacks DS9 in hopes of keeping the mine field at the wormhole intact, while the Dominion waits entrance to the Alpha Quadrant from the other side.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,484

Season 6 Episode 6

3. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Trials and Tribble-ations (1996)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko tells two men from Temporal Investigations how he and his crew went back in time to when Captain James Kirk of the first Starship Enterprise exposed a Klingon spy with the help of Tribbles.

Director: Jonathan West | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,493

Season 5 Episode 6

4. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Way of the Warrior (1995)

TV-14 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko becomes uncomfortable when the Klingons station a task force to help defend against the Dominion. Worf is summoned to find out their true intentions.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,825

Season 4 Episode 1

5. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Far Beyond the Stars (1998)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Captain Sisko has a full sensory vision of himself as an under-appreciated science fiction magazine writer in 1950s America.

Director: Avery Brooks | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,186

Season 6 Episode 13

6. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: In the Pale Moonlight (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

To save the Federation in a critical scheme, Sisko comes to realize that he must violate its fundamental principles to do so.

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,571

Season 6 Episode 19

7. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: What You Leave Behind (1999)

TV-PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

As the Dominion War comes to an end, Dukat goes to the Pah Wraiths to awaken them. Meanwhile the Dominion turn on the rebelling Cardassians, destroying them city by city. Will the Alliance ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,587

Season 7 Episode 25

SERIES FINALE

8. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Children of Time (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The DS9 crew discovers a small colony on a remote world that was originally populated by them 200 years earlier due to a time-travel accident with the Defiant. The current colonists lives ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,358

Season 5 Episode 22

9. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: A Time to Stand (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Borrowing a captured Jem'Hadar attack ship, Sisko and crew embark on a mission to destroy the hidden base where all of the ketracel-white is stored for the entire Alpha Quadrant.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,314

Season 6 Episode 1

10. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Necessary Evil (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Odo relives some terrible and tragic memories of a past investigation when he was the constable on Cardassian-occupied Deep Space Nine, then named Terok Nor.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,482

Season 2 Episode 8

11. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Die Is Cast (1995)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Now rejoined with his former mentor, Garak is ordered to interrogate Odo about the secrets of his people, while the joined Romulan/Cardassian attack fleet moves towards the Founders' home world on a mission of destruction.

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,538

Season 3 Episode 21

12. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Call to Arms (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

With the continuing battalions of Jem'Hadar entering the Alpha Quadrant in preparation for war, Sisko decides to mine the wormhole to prevent further troop movement. This provokes a ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,418

Season 5 Episode 26

13. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Siege of AR-558 (1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Capt. Sisko and his away team volunteer to stay with a besieged unit at an isolated outpost.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,491

Season 7 Episode 8

14. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Improbable Cause (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After an attempt is made on Garak's life, Odo conducts the investigation on who tried to murder the Cardassian tailor - and why.

Director: Avery Brooks | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,453

Season 3 Episode 20

15. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Tacking Into the Wind (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Odo is affected by the disease threatening to eliminate his race more than he lets on, while Kira has to deal with the Cardassians' dislike of her. Even though General Martok sees ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,147

Season 7 Episode 22

16. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Favor the Bold (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko mounts an attack to re-take DS9, while Rom faces charges as an enemy of the Dominion state.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,289

Season 6 Episode 5

17. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Apocalypse Rising (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

With the war between Klingons and Federation intensifying, Sisko must make a plan to expose Gowron as a changeling. Odo is still having trouble with becoming a solid.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,295

Season 5 Episode 1

18. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Little Green Men (1995)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Quark and Rom take Nog to Earth and Starfleet Academy, but a malfunction with the ship takes the crew back in time, to Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,617

Season 4 Episode 7

19. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Rocks and Shoals (1997)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko and his crew crash on a barren world when their commandeered Jem'Hadar ship is shot down. They encounter Jem'Hadar who crashed there earlier, and have taken Nog and Garak hostage in exchange for medical aid for their Vorta overseer.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,400

Season 6 Episode 2

20. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Magnificent Ferengi (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

At the request of the Grand Nagus, Quark puts together a mission to rescue Quark's mother, who is in the hands of the Dominion.

Director: Chip Chalmers | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,367

Season 6 Episode 10

21. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Dogs of War (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Odo begins recovery from the deadly disease which Dr. Bashir tells him had been engineered by Section 31 in order to wipe out the Founders' entire race, A resistance mission goes bad for ... See full summary »

Director: Avery Brooks | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,099

Season 7 Episode 24

22. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: For the Uniform (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When the traitorous Eddington returns, Sisko will go to any lengths to capture him.

Director: Victor Lobl | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,266

Season 5 Episode 13

23. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Tears of the Prophets (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

When Sisko is picked to head up an attack on the Cardassian homeworld, the Prophets appear to him in a vision, warning him of impending doom if he leaves the station.

Director: Allan Kroeker | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,189

Season 6 Episode 26

24. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Changing Face of Evil (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After the Breen attack Earth, mixed emotions abound on DS9. Kai Winn reveals her true feelings regarding the Prophets to her spiritual guide, a Bajoran farmer named Anjohl, who is a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,105

Season 7 Episode 20

25. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Inquisition (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Dr. Bashir's plans to attend a medical conference at a breezy resort are canceled when Starfleet Intelligence boards DS9, suspecting the doctor of treason.

Director: Michael Dorn | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,257

Season 6 Episode 18

26. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Take Me Out to the Holosuite (1998)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A Vulcan captain challenges Sisko to a game of baseball.

Director: Chip Chalmers | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,342

Season 7 Episode 4

27. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

While making plans to attend a medical conference on the Romulan home world, Dr. Bashir is contacted by Sloane of Section 31 and recruited to determine the health of a high-ranking Romulan ... See full summary »

Director: David Livingston | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,207

Season 7 Episode 16

28. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Siege (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

As a Circle-led Bajoran military attempts to occupy the station, a skeleton crew, led by Sisko fight to reveal the Circle's secret before they're forced to evacuate themselves. Meanwhile, Kira and Dax lead a mission to reveal the truth about the Circle, on Bajor.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,408

Season 2 Episode 3

29. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: By Inferno's Light (1997)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The station readies for a Dominion attack. Worf and Garak meet some unexpected friends in a Dominion Prison camp.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,421

Season 5 Episode 15

30. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: It's Only a Paper Moon (1998)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Severely depressed at his serious war wound, Nog retreats into Vic Fontaine's holosuite program while the singer tries to help him.

Director: Anson Williams | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,353

Season 7 Episode 10

31. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Adversary (1995)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The Defiant is off to show the Federation's presence to the new Tzenkethi government. While underway the ship malfunctions and repeated instances leads Sisko to believe a changeling's onboard, engaging in sabotage.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,294

Season 3 Episode 26

32. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Whispers (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Chief O'Brien's world is turned upside down when for no reason whatsoever he is being ignored by his family and friends and is being closed out of every essential job on the station.

Director: Les Landau | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,508

Season 2 Episode 14

33. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Duet (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A Cardassian suffering from Kalla-Nohra, a disease that indicates he served in a labor camp, visits DS9. Kira is determined to convict him as a war criminal.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 2,284

Season 1 Episode 18

34. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: In Purgatory's Shadow (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A coded message from the Gamma Quadrant leads Garak to believe his mentor, Enabran Tain, is still alive. He and Worf seek him out, only to discover something much worse: a Dominion invasion fleet poised to attack the Alpha Quadrant.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,416

Season 5 Episode 14

35. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

While Worf helps Quark to pursue his former wife Grilka, O'Brien and Kira grow uncomfortably close to each other.

Director: Andrew Robinson | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,296

Season 5 Episode 3

36. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: 'Til Death Do Us Part (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The Prophets have told Sisko they do not approve of his impending marriage. Having been captured by the Breen, Ezri and Worf still don't know why the Breen would even bother to capture them... See full summary »

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,029

Season 7 Episode 18

37. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Things Past (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko, Dax, Odo and Garak find themselves in the past when the Cardassians controlled the station, and a crime that Odo investigated may be the key.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,209

Season 5 Episode 8

38. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: For the Cause (1996)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Sisko must face betrayal when evidence surfaces that Kasidy is smuggling for the Maquis. Meanwhile Garak makes acquaintance with Ziyal.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,223

Season 4 Episode 21

39. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Wire (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Dr. Bashir fights to save Garak's life when a device implanted in his brain, designed to alleviate pain in the event of torture, begins to malfunction and is slowly killing him.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,418

Season 2 Episode 22

40. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Circle (1993)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Kira spends time with Vedek Bareil on Bajor just as "The Circle" begins arming themselves from a mysterious source.

Director: Corey Allen | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,402

Season 2 Episode 2

41. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Blood Oath (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Three legendary Klingons come to DS9 to see if Jadzia will participate in a blood oath that they made with Dax's previous host Curzon.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,466

Season 2 Episode 19

42. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: The Jem'Hadar (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

While in the Gamma Quadrant, Sisko, Quark and a strange telepathic woman are captured by the Jem'Hadar, the soldiers of the Dominion.

Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Alexander Siddig, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,424

Season 2 Episode 26

43. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: When It Rains... (1999)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Kira gets sent behind Cardassian lines in an effort to train them in resistance fighting. When Dr. Bashir learns of the deadly disease Odo is infected with, he meets with resistance whilst ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dorn | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Nicole de Boer, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,053

Season 7 Episode 21

44. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Behind the Lines (1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After forming an attack plan on the Dominion, Sisko relinquishes command of the Defiant to Dax after accepting a promotion. On DS9, the resistance faces discovery when Odo links with another changeling.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Dorn, Terry Farrell

Votes: 1,197

Season 6 Episode 4

45. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)
Episode: Defiant (1994)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Drama