A new intro sequence is used to begin the fourth season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
. The intro music has been modified and the area around the station is shown to be alive with activity. Shown docked at the station are a Nebula-class starship
along with an Antares
Class Bajoran freighter. Also, the Badlands are shown in the background.
While never shown on-screen, Jadzia Dax has been promoted from Lieutenant to Lieutenant Commander and Doctor Julian Bashir has been promoted from Lieutenant Junior Grade to full Lieutenant.
While introducing Lieutenant Commander Worf to the cast, who at the time was last seen in Star Trek Generations
, "The Way of the Warrior" also marks the new designation of Andrew J. Robinson (Elim Garak) as a Special Guest Star. He will remain a Special Guest Star until the season five episode "In Purgatory's Shadow