Username Password Register | Forgot Login?
Search The Site

 
Episode Guides Section

Startrek The Original Series
Startrek The Next Generation
Startrek Deep Space Nine
Startrek Voyager
Startrek Enterprise
Family Guy
Farscape
Simpsons
Joey
The L Word
Sex And The City
Friends

Disclaimer:

All the Series Images and content of episodes is copyright of their respective owners.

No copyright infringement is intended. No profit is being made by the author of this page by using this content, nor is he associated with any or the above named parties or they with this site or page.


Startrek Deep Space Nine Episode Guides Section

     Episode Guides Home : Startrek Deep Space Nine : Season 1 Episode 6

Captive Pursuit

Episode:  
   6
Season:  
   1
Air Date:  
   31-January-1993
Director:  
   Corey Allen
Written By:  
   Jill Sherman Donner
 
     Ranking Analysis for Captive Pursuit

No Votes As Yet! Be the first to vote for Captive Pursuit
Average
Ranking
0.0
     Submit Your Rating For Captive Pursuit : Click Here to See Other User Reviews
Rating: 
1 2 3 4 5
Comment: 
 
NOTE: You need to be logged in to vote. Please login from top. or if you do not have an account, please register here.
  Synopsis
 
StarDate: Unknown

Through a new friendship with a bizarre alien, O'Brien and the rest of the officers of Deep Space Nine learn that other beings do not respect life as much as they do.

While listening to a complaint about Quark's lascivious behavior from a Dabo girl, Sisko is alerted that an alien vessel is coming through the wormhole. The vessel contains a reptilian being named Tosk, who reluctantly agrees to allow O'Brien to tow in his destroyed ship.

O'Brien then boards Tosk's ship to inspect its systems and introduce himself. Though suspicious of O'Brien's kindness, Tosk follows him onto the Promenade and is fascinated by all that he sees. After talking awhile, O'Brien learns that Tosk is very different from human beings — he requires very little sleep, food, and he has no sense of humor. His behavior seems odd to O'Brien, and he alerts Sisko to keep an eye on him.

After talking more with Tosk while repairing his ship, O'Brien tells the rest of the officers that he thinks Tosk is in danger. Then, Odo discovers Tosk altering a junction box in a remote corridor and apprehends him. Much to Sisko's frustration, Tosk does not respond to questioning, and O'Brien feels partially to blame for the mess because he introduced Tosk to the station.

Later, a new ship with emission patterns that match those of Tosk's ship arrives at Deep Space Nine, and three aliens beam aboard without invitation. The beings are hostile, and a phaser battle ensues as they are able to enter Odo's security office and capture Tosk.

The lead alien then informs Sisko that he is a hunter and Tosk is his prey. Sisko tells the hunter that his type of blood sport is no longer practiced at this station. Against his better judgment but in accordance with Starfleet's Prime Directive, Sisko agrees to release Tosk into the hunter's custody. Then Kira, sensitive to O'Brien's feelings of despair for his new friend, suggests that Tosk request asylum — thus allowing him to be protected by the Federation.

Alas, Tosk refuses to go against his culture and does not ask for asylum. However, O'Brien, claiming to have orders from Sisko, intervenes when the Hunter tries to take Tosk off the station. O'Brien programs a security checkpoint to debilitate the Hunter as they pass through it, and he grabs Tosk and leads him to a narrow escape.

Sisko reprimands O'Brien for taking matters into his own hands, yet it is obvious that Sisko thought he did the right thing. Killing, they agree, simply for the sake of sport should not be allowed in any star system.

 
  Cast
 
Avery Brooks as Benjamin Sisko
Rene Auberjonois as Odo
Terry Farrell as Jadzia Dax
Cirroc Lofton as Jake Sisko
Colm Meaney as Miles O'Brien
Armin Shimerman as Quark
Siddig El Fadil as Dr. Julian Bashir
Nana Visitor as Kira Nerys

 
  Guest Cast
 
Scott MacDonald as Tosk
Gerrit Graham as The Hunter
Kelly Curtis as Miss Sarda
 
     Captive Pursuit User Reviews (Latest 5):

No Reviews... Be the First to share your review with us!!

 
 
© 2001 koolkrazy.com.