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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Rules of Engagement

Stardate 49665.3: A bad dream, in which he sees a battle between Starfleet and the Klingon Empire with many lives lost, wakes Worf in his holding cell on Deep Space Nine. He has been charged by the Empire with destroying a Klingon freighter while in command of the Defiant during a battle. The Empire is seeking to extradite the Starfleet officer to Qo'noS for trial.


Episode Info


Episode number: 4x18
Production Number: 490
Airdate: Monday April 08th, 1996



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Guest Stars
Deborah Strang
As Admiral T'Lara
Ron Canada
As Ch'Pok

Co-Guest Stars
Mark Allen Shepherd
As Morn
Recurring
Christopher Michael
As Defiant Helmsman
Episode Notes
Entry Log:
* Captain's Log, Stardate 49665.3 - The hearing is in recess and Admiral T'Lara has retired to her quarters to begin deliberations. I wish I could be more optimistic about her decision.



Cultural References
"Rules of Engagement": Iran Air Flight 655
The two writers of this episode, Bradley Thompson and David Weddle, loosely based "Rules of Engagement" on the downing of Iran Air Flight 655, which was carrying 290 people, by the USS Vincennes on July 3rd, 1988. More information on the incident can be found here.



Warning: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine season 4 episode 18 guide may contain spoilers
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