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Captive Pursuit 

For the first time an alien comes from the other side of the wormhole. He has ship trouble and seems very reluctant to accept any help. Chief O'Brien quickly finds out he has a secret.

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Corey Allen

Writers:

Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek" created by), Rick Berman (created by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Avery Brooks ... Cmdr. Benjamin Sisko
Rene Auberjonois ... Odo
Alexander Siddig ... Doctor Bashir (as Siddig El Fadil)
Terry Farrell ... Lt. Jadzia Dax
Cirroc Lofton ... Jake Sisko (credit only)
Colm Meaney ... Chief Miles O'Brien
Armin Shimerman ... Quark
Nana Visitor ... Major Kira
Gerrit Graham ... The Hunter
Scott MacDonald ... Tosk
Kelly Curtis ... Miss Sarda
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Storyline

Deep Space Nine detects an unknown ship coming from the Gamma Quadrant at the other side of the wormhole. The ship has severe engine trouble and its pilot seems very nervous and reluctant to accept any help. Finally O'Brien convinces him to come on board. He introduces himself as Tosk and he apparently comes from a very different culture as he understands nothing of the ways of the Alpha Quadrant. He claims the wormhole caused the ship's problems. O'Brien seems to really like the guy, but senses quickly he has a secret. He also finds out Tosk lied, discovering his ship has weapons damage. Then Tosk is caught by Odo trying to open a weapons locker. Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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Trivia

First appearances of Scott MacDonald and Gerrit Graham in Star Trek. See more »

Goofs

Tosk is the very first creature from the Gamma Quadrant. It is weird that he isn't visited by Sisko, representing the Federation seeking out new cultures, immediately upon arrival. See more »

Quotes

Tosk: You wear a weapon?
O'Brien: Defensive purposes only. It may not seem hospitable, but when you go into an alien ship for the first time, you never know what might be in there. You may even find someone who can make himself invisible. Do you know what I mean?
[ignorant that Tosk *can* make himself invisible]
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Connections

References Doctor Who (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Main Title
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Written by Dennis McCarthy
Performed by Dennis McCarthy
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Great premise
26 December 2018 | by phxtonashSee all my reviews

I really like this episode especially watching it a second time, knowing what Task knew. There is a little bit vilifying Hunters per usual in the Star Trek universe. I wish we had replicators, until then hunting is the most ethical way to get your meat. I'm not a hunter I have alpha-gal. back to the episode I think it was really great one of those that makes your mind work, and you might be thinking about it when you're trying to go to bed tonight. Love Star Trek love the way it makes you think.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1993 (USA) See more »

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Paramount Television See more »
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Dolby

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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