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Dr. Bashir and Chief O'Brien go to some pretty extreme measures to try and track down a cure for Odo.
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The producers were a little disappointed with the way this episode turned out. They wanted it to be an exploration of two topics, Bashir/Sloan and Section 31, and O'Brien/Bashir's friendship. They later reflected that it would have been better by just focusing on one or the other. By trying to straddle both, they achieved neither one. See more
At the end of the episode, Bashir throws two darts at the (off-screen) dartboard (we hear them hit). At the very end of the scene, Bashir throws his third dart; the camera follows it to the board. The first two darts are nowhere to be seen. See more
[saying his farewells to his family
As I stand here, reunited with my friends and my family for one last time, I want you, the people I love, to know just how sorry I am for all the pain that I've caused you. I dedicated my life to the preservation and the protection of the Federation. This duty, which I carried out to the best of my ability, took precedence over everything else - my parents, my wife, my children. I lived in a world of secrets - of sabotage and deceit. I spent so much time ...