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"In the Cards" was the 123rd episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 25th episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 9 June 1997. The episode was written by Truly Barr Clark, Scott Neal and Ronald D. Moore and directed by Michael Dorn.

SummaryEdit

With war looming, Jake Sisko and Nog attempt to gain a baseball card to bolster Captain Sisko's spirits. Meanwhile, the Dominion offers Bajor a non-aggression pact.

Captain Sisko throws a dinner party for his senior staff. Tensions with the Dominion cloud the gathering, and Jake resolves to do something to cheer his father up. Jake soon spies the perfect thing to do that—a baseball card that is part of an auction Quark is holding.

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CharactersEdit

Julian BashirBroikDohlemElias GigerJones (Lieutenant)Kelly (Ensign)Kira NerysLeetaMerahtMornNogMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkPaxton ReeseBenjamin SiskoJake SiskoWeyoun 5Winn AdamiWorfDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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BathkinJadzia DaxWillie MaysMora PolKeiko O'BrienKirayoshi O'BrienShakaar EdonJoseph SiskoSurakKandra Vilk

LocationsEdit

Deep Space 9docking ringhabitat ringinfirmaryoperations centerPromenadeQuark'sreplimatsecurity officestation commander's officewardroom
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AndorAndros IIIBajorBerengaria VIICooperstownCoridan systemEarthFederation-Cardassian borderInternational Space StationMarsMartian coloniesNew YorkVulcan

Starships and vehiclesEdit

Danube-class runaboutUSS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • Janitza-classJem'Hadar battle cruiserUSS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits) • USS Yeager (Federation Intrepid-variant light cruiser)
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USS Tian An MenUSS Saratoga

Races and culturesEdit

BajoranBolianChangelingFerengiHumanJem'HadarKlingonLurianPeliarVorta
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AndorianCardassianProphetsRomulanTellariteTholianVulcan

States and organizationsEdit

Bajoran MilitiaDominionStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
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Bajoran War Orphans FundCouncil of MinistersStarfleet AcademyStarfleet CommandStarfleet Intelligence

Other referencesEdit

1951artificial gravityauctionbaseballbaseball batbaseball cardbronzecadetcellular regeneration and entertainment chamberchewing gumelectro-plasma systemEmissary of the ProphetsEventualist movementFirst Minister of the Republic of BajorGeneticsholosuiteimmortalityKaikayakingKlingon operaKukalakalatinummandalaMartianMatoian movementmitochondriamoneyneodymiumnonaggression pactOrb of WisdomPADDpaghplasma regulatorpolaric particleprionScotch whiskyStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2373-2386)tapestrytransportertranstatortricordertriptinvedekWee BairnsThe Wizard of Oz

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BackgroundEdit

Notable cast and crewEdit

CaptainSisko

Captain Benjamin Sisko.

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TimelineEdit

published order
Previous episode:
Empok Nor
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
Call to Arms
Previous episode:
Empok Nor
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
Call to Arms
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Scorpion, Part I
Pocket Next Adventure:
Change of Heart


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