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Data throws a dart at a dartboard in the game of darts.

Darts is game where a person aims a dart at a dartboard and attempts to hit a specific section of it. It is a good test of hand-eye-coordination.


In 1947, Quark cited darts, along with baseball, root beer and atomic bombs, as an example of what the Ferengi had learned "watching" Humanity. (DS9 episode: "Little Green Men")

In 2371, Miles O'Brien and Julian Bashir began playing darts in a cargo bay on Deep Space 9. O'Brien later persuaded Quark to allow him to play darts in Quark's. (DS9 episodes: "Prophet Motive", "Visionary")

Later that year, O'Brien was challenged to a game by the Vulcan Lieutenant Commander Syvar. O'Brien did quite well in the game, until he suffered a shoulder injury. (DS9 episode: "Shakaar")

The crew of the USS LaSalle had a dartboard aboard in the 2370s. Esteban Lopez challenged O'Brien to a game in 2372. Although Lopez played a good game, O'Brien defeated him. O'Brien did not ask for latinum, as he felt the challenge was payment enough. (DS9 novel: Saratoga)

Bashir and O'Brien introduced Worf to the game when he came aboard the station to investigate the Klingon fleet. Worf threw the dart, which imbedded itself deeply into the board. (DS9 episode: "The Way of the Warrior")

After their friendship was strained by the events that took place of Bopak III, O'Brien and Bashir did not play darts for some time. (DS9 episode: "Hippocratic Oath", DS9 short story: "Broken Oaths")

Later that year, Jadzia Dax played against Bashir in a game. (DS9 episode: "Starship Down")

O'Brien would attempt to teach Molly O'Brien how to play darts and Bashir attempted to teach Morn. (DS9 episode: "Accession")

O'Brien would later forget aspects of the game after he subjected to "twenty years" of an Argrathi mental imprisonment. (DS9 episode: "Hard Time")

Julian Bashir was extremely adept at the game thanks to his genetically enhanced nature. After his secret was revealed, he began to play more normally. (DS9 episodes: "Doctor Bashir, I Presume", "Change of Heart")

In late 2375, Bashir cited darts as one of several common interests between himself and O'Brien. (DS9 episode: "Extreme Measures")

Several weeks later, while Bashir was treating an injury O'Brien had sustained during the Battle of Cardassia, O'Brien told him he would miss their games when he left DS9 for Earth. (DS9 episode: "What You Leave Behind")

In a recreation on the holodeck, Colin Blakeney attempted to teach Data how to play darts. (TNG comic: "Forgiveness")