Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 5, Episode 17

A Simple Investigation (31 Mar. 1997)

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Odo becomes romantically attached to a woman working with the Orion Syndicate.

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Odo becomes romantically attached to a woman working with the Orion Syndicate.

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While Odo is talking to Arissa in his quarters. Through the window you can clearly see the edge of the star-field screen and floor it's resting on. See more »

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Arissa: I was a net-girl. I told myself I wasn't selling my body since there was no actual contact. But I was. I let men into my mind for money. Draim was one of them. That's how we first met. Before I knew it I was working for him. He payed me more than I'd ever seen before. I was so far removed from the consequences of what I was doing, it was easy to pretend that I wasn't hurting anyone. I'd hear things now and then... Some businessman Draim had me investigate would disappear. I tried to convince ...
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Outstanding
7 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was touched. One of the finest episodes of the series, with excellent antagonists and a mature, well-handled potential romance. You can't go wrong with this episode.

The episode even cleverly incorporates elements found in cyberpunk lore (the attractive/dangerous woman has a cyberlink on her neck to connect to computer systems), and a nice detective/procedural back and forth between the protagonists.

The antagonists are portrayed very well, with a clever darkness about them. Some of the best "villains" to be seen in the DS9 series. OK, that's all I really have to say for now, however, I seem to be required to write at least 10 lines of text. Alright, the whole cast ensemble cast works great in this episode, as usual.


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