"Morn, It's hard to believe a handsome, fun-loving guy like you could have so many problems! My advice to you is to burn this as quickly as possible and don't look back."
Jadzia Dax
Series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Season 3, Episode 10
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Air date November 28th, 1994
Writers Ira Steven Behr; James Crocker; Philip LaZebnik
Director Avery Brooks
Producers Ira Steven Behr; Rick Berman; Robert Della Santina; René Echevarria; Peter Lauritson; David Livingston; Ronald D. Moore; Steve Oster; Michael Piller
Starring Avery Brooks; Rene Auberjonois; Siddig El Fadil; Terry Farrell; Cirroc Lofton; Colm Meaney; Armin Shimerman; Nana Visitor
Episode guide
"Past Tense (Part 1)"

"Fascination" is the tenth episode of season three of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and the 55th episode of the series overall. It was directed by series star Avery Brooks with a teleplay written by Philip LaZebnik based upon a story treatment by Ira Steven Behr and James Crocker. The episode first aired in syndication on November 28th, 1994.

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Principal Cast Edit

Actor Role
Avery Brooks Cmdr. Benjamin Sisko
Rene Auberjonois Constable Odo
Siddig El Fadil Doctor Julian Bashir
Terry Farrell Lieutenant Jadzia Dax
Cirroc Lofton Jake Sisko
Colm Meaney Chief Miles O'Brien
Armin Shimerman Quark
Nana Visitor Major Kira Nerys

Guest Stars Edit

Actor Role
Majel Barrett Lwaxana Troi
Philip Anglim Vedek Bareil
Rosalind Chao Keiko O'Brien
Hana Hatae Molly O'Brien
Judi M. Durand Cardassian computer
Randy James Jones
Mark Allen Shepherd Morn

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Production code number: 40513-456
  • This episode aired on the same date, a year later, than the season two episode, "Sanctuary".
  • This is the third episode of the series directed by actor Avery Brooks.
  • Morn actually has an extended conversation with Jadzia Dax in this episode. As usual, Morn's dialogue cannot be heard by the viewer.

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The World of Star Trek

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This article pertains to an episode from season 3 of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine television series.
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