Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5 (1996 - 1997)

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Air date: Sep 30, 1996
2
Air date: Oct 7, 1996
3
Air date: Oct 14, 1996
4
Air date: Oct 21, 1996
5
Air date: Oct 28, 1996
6
Air date: Nov 4, 1996
7
Air date: Nov 11, 1996
8
Air date: Nov 18, 1996
9
Air date: Nov 25, 1996
10
Air date: Dec 30, 1996
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Season 5 of this sci-fi series sees Sisko (Avery Brooks), Worf (Michael Dorn), Odo (René Auberjonois) and O'Brien (Colm Meaney) tasked with exposing Gowron (Robert O'Reilly) as a Changeling. However they soon discover that it was Martok (J. G. Hertzler) who was replaced.

Cast

Avery Brooks
as Cdr. Sisko
Colm Meaney
as Miles O'Brien
Nana Visitor
as Maj. Kira Nerys
Alexander Siddig
as Dr. Bashir
Cirroc Lofton
as Jake Sisko
Terry Farrell
as Jadzia Dax
Michael Dorn
as Lt. Cdr. Worf
J.G. Hertzler
as Gen. Martok
Robert Picardo
as Zimmerman
F.J. Rio
as Muniz
Gary Frank
as Yedrin
Tom Hodges
as Pechetti
Randy Mulkey
as Idanian No. 2
Randy Oglesby
as Silaran Prin
Mary Kay Adams
as Quark's Ex-wife
Charlie Brill
as Renegade Klingon
Ernest Perry Jr.
as Adm. Whatley
Melanie Smith
as Tora Ziyal
Dey Young
as Fugitive Woman
Lawrence Pressman
as Dying Cardassian
Tim Halligan
as Farrakk
Wallace Shawn
as Grand Nagus
Steven Berkoff
as Arms Dealer
Frank Kopyc
as Bolian Aide
James Horan
as Ikat'ika
Judi M. Durand
as Station Computer
Tiny Ron
as Maihar'du
Jeb Brown
as Ensign
Robert Zachar
as Head Guard
Paul Dooley
as Enabran Tain
John Bennett
as Towering Klingon
William Shatner
as James T. Kirk
Tony Epper
as Drunken Klingon
DeForest Kelley
as Leonard "Bones" McCoy
James Doohan
as Montgomery "Scotty" Scott
Walter Koenig
as Pavel Chekov
Stanley Adams
as Cyrano Jones
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Critic Reviews for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 5

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

The cliffhanger, which involves Captain Sisko losing Deep Space Nine, the show's namesake, is the best dramatic hook the show ever offered (and that's saying something).

Oct 23, 2017 | Full Review…

They threw a lot at us this season and turned the show upside down several times. The end result was unforgettable.

Oct 23, 2017 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

A good crossover episode is always satisfying, and the opportunity to meet the creator of one o fStar Trek: Voyager's most endearing characters, the Emergency Medical Hologram, is too good to pass up.

Oct 23, 2017 | Full Review…

Once again the writers and Avery Brooks prove that Sisko is unlike any other Starfleet captain.

Oct 23, 2017 | Full Review…

The fifth season finale of [DS9] hadn't just broken the utopian pacifism of the franchise as a whole, it had broken the very concept of the series by kicking Starfleet off [DS9] and placing the station into the hands of the Dominion.

Oct 23, 2017 | Full Review…

It's a bold move whose boldness only becomes clear in retrospect. In the moment, everything that happens makes sense. That's why it's so brilliant.

Oct 23, 2017 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5

Even the occasional embarrassing dud like Let He Who Is Without Sin can't slow down this juggernaut of a show. The Dominion War has finally begun, and it takes the rest of the series to tell this fantastic story arc.

the best trek tv show but it took a couple of seasons to get going but i loved they way they had recurring characters and ongoing plots and stories

The Dark Trek, deep space nine sets itself apart quickly from TNG but really hits it stride from season 2 and with the exception of having to deal with the forced Klingon addition of season four stays the course to bring great story telling. The only Trek

Possibly my least favorite of all of the Star Trek series, but that's not to say it's bad. It's just different. It's more focused on war and diplomacy, than the exploration and science based stories I like so much from the other series. While the stories weren't as appealing to me as other series, the cast was great! One of my favorite ensembles in all of Trek actually and the series improved in later seasons. It's still Trek and it's still great despite some of my issues with it.

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