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The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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First telecast October 9, 1995, "The Visitor" takes a disturbing peek at the future of Captain Sisko's son Jake (here played by Tony Todd). Now an old, old man, Jake is obsessed with bringing back his father, who 60 years earlier had vanished in a freak accident. Strengthening Jake's resolve are a series of disturbing visions in which his father appears to provide cryptic clues. Given a rare opportunity to change history, Jake is hurtled back to the day of the accident, determined to save his father from his grisly fate. "The Visitor" was written by Michael Taylor.