Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Mission Log sat down for a conversation with actor and author Armin Shimerman! In a wide-ranging interview, we cover the changes in direction for Quark on Deep Space Nine, the benefits of learning Shakespeare and how Armin's new book blends history with dramatic fiction. 

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Had enough of war and moral compromise? Step into the holosuite and meet your new best friend: Vic Fontaine. He hands out advice with the same ease he sings a classic tune. He's got Odo's number too, and he might get the constable to finally open his heart. Mission Log goes His Way.

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Captain Sisko struggles with a difficult decision that could turn the tide of the war with the Dominion. How easy is it to compromise one's morals if it could save billions of lives - especially when someone like Garak is there to encourage him? In the Pale Moonlight goes into the Mission Log.

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Inquisition, what a show...

Doctor Bashir finds himself at the center of an investigation that accuses him of being a spy for the Dominion. As he questions his own sanity, he also questions the ones doing the investigation. Who are they working for? And what does that say about Starfleet?

Inquisition, here we go...

This week on Mission Log.

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Major Kira is given some disturbing news from Dukat; that her mother was his lover. To set things straight, she travels back to those pivotal days using the Orb of Time but discovers the truth is more complicated, and disturbing, than she had imagined. Mission Log gets into Wrongs Darker than Death or Night.

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Worf and Dax find themselves in an alien jungle on the trail of a Cardassian defector. It's not exactly the honeymoon they had in mind, but the mission proves to reveal some emotional truths about their relationship. Mission Log considers a Change of Heart.

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Chief O'Brien is undercover for Starfleet Intelligence to crack a gang of criminals working for the Orion Syndicate. Loyalties are compromised, though, when the Chief forms a strong bond with one of the gang and he starts questioning who has the moral high ground. Mission Log finds Honor Among Thieves.

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The incredible shrinking runabout takes a fantastic voyage into the innerspace of the USS Defiant after the Jem'Hadar take Captain Sisko and his crew hostage. This week on Mission Log, honey, we shrunk the One Little Ship.

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Captain Sisko inhabits the life of Benny Russell, a frustrated science-fiction writer in 1950s Harlem. It's a place Far Beyond the Stars but too close to home in this week's Mission Log.

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That guy at the end of the bar who keeps talking has finally said his last. When Morn disappears, he surprises everyone by leaving his fortune to Quark. That's when a few suspicious people also show up to make a claim on the estate and Quark's troubles get much more complicated. Who Mourns for Morn on this week's Mission Log.

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Wounded and stranded on a barren planet is the last place Captain Sisko wants to be. Stranded alongside a violent Gul Dukat who is losing his mind just makes matters worse. Sisko will have to do a tricky dance of wits to stay alive - a Waltz, one might say - on the next Mission Log.

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Moogie has been kidnapped! Quark and Rom have a tough task ahead of them: to rescue their mother from the Dominion with the help of a rag-tag group of fellow Ferengi. The showdown is on Empok Nor when we visit The Magnificent Ferengi on this week's Mission Log.

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Lido Deck: A Love Boat Podcast celebrates 200 episodes by kicking off our season 6 coverage! Gopher is kidnapped by a lookalike, a young woman resists an arranged marriage, and divorce looms for a couple on their 50th anniversary. Join us in Italy aboard the Stella Solaris, this week on Lido Deck!

Episode 200: “Venetian Love Song/Down For the Count/Arrividerci, Gopher/The Arrangement”
Original Airdate: October 2, 1982

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A group of DS9 visitors have something in common with Dr. Bashir: they all are genetically altered. These unconventional people have a special insight, though, that could change the course of the Federation's war with the Dominion... as long as the Federation is poised to surrender. Mission Log looks at Statistical Probabilities.

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Mary Chieffo (L'Rell, "Star Trek: Discovery") dropped by to give us a quick lesson on how the Klingons first appeared on Star Trek. Enjoy this preview episode, then drop by podcasts.roddenberry.com and follow Sci-Fi 5 for your daily dose of science-fiction history in just five minutes!

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Imagine Major Kira's surprise when Bareil just beams into Deep Space Nine one day. Then imagine everyone's surprise when they find out he's Bareil from the mirror universe. Seems like a good enough guy though, until Intendant Kira shows up. Surprise!

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You are cordially invited to the wedding of Jadzia Dax and Worf. Also invited are all their close friends like the Deep Space Nine crew and Martok and, unfortunately, Martok's wife who seems determined to stop this union before it can even start. Not everyone is invited to Dax's party, but that's probably for the best. "You Are Cordially Invited" goes into the Mission Log.

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Dukat prepares to take down the minefield and execute Rom while luring Starfleet into a deadly trap. Sisko pushes through with the Defiant, but he'll need the help of some mysterious friends to call off the Dominion threat.

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As the war with the Dominion rages on, Starfleet is taking a beating. They're going to need a victory, something bold, something decisive, and Sisko knows just what to do - take back Deep Space Nine. They're running out of time though as the minefield blocking the wormhole is soon to be destroyed. Favor the Bold goes into this week's Mission Log.

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With Sisko behind a desk at Starbase 375 and Dax commanding the Defiant, it's time to turn our attention to Terok Nor. The resistance cell plots a bold move to preserve the minefield, but their subterfuge is thwarted by the influence of a special visitor... the female changeling. We go Behind the Lines on this week's Mission Log. 

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The family dynamics of Deep Space Nine get even more complicated this week when the kids come home. First there's Dukat's daughter, Ziyal, who has been away at art school. Then there's Alexander who surprises Worf by joining the Klingon Defense Force... and showing up at all. Sons and Daughters have some stuff to work out on this week's Mission Log.

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Sisko and crew crash-land their damaged ship on a planet that happens to host a crashed group of Jem'Hadar. Their Vorta minder has a terrible bargain to offer Sisko - slaughter his soldiers and escape or be killed by the Jem'Hadar. This week, Mission Log encounters Rocks and Shoals.

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Check out Captain Sisko's sweet new ride: a captured Jem'Hadar ship that he and his crew will use to infiltrate and destroy an enemy facility. Meanwhile on Terok Nor, Kira talks Odo into taking a new job, working directly with the Dominion. It's A Time to Stand on Mission Log.

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The Dominion keeps sending ships through the wormhole, threatening the safety of DS9 and the Alpha Quadrant. Captain Sisko orders the entry to be mined which only drives Weyoun to take the station by force. It's the eve of war, and the end of season 5, when Call to Arms goes into the Mission Log.

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Jake has his eye on the perfect thing to cheer up his dad - a 20th century baseball card. When he loses it at auction though, Nog hatches a scheme to get it back. They might be in over their heads, but will all be well that ends well? In the Cards goes into the Mission Log.

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A trip to an abandoned Cardassian space station leads to a bad trip for Garak which is an even worse trip for O'Brien and Nog and... some other people. Mission Log goes to Empok Nor.

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