"Hard Time" was the 91st episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 19th episode in the show's fourth season, first aired 15 April 1996.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Miles O'Brien experiences an artificial reality of a twenty year prison sentence and finds it difficult to adjust to life back on the space station.

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Characters[edit | edit source]

Julian BashirBroikJadzia DaxEe'charKira NerysEnrique MuñizKeiko O'BrienMiles O'BrienMolly O'BrienOdoQuarkK'Par RinnBenjamin SiskoJake SiskoWorf
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ArgrathaDeep Space 9habitat ringinfirmaryoperations centerPromenadeQuark'sstation commander's office
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CardassiaSetlik III

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USS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • USS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits) • USS Rio Grande (Danube-class) • Perikian-class (in opening credits)

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Argrathi AuthorityBajoran MilitiaStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets

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decontaminationenergygeometriclifeformmattermilligramplanetspacestarstar systemtechnologytimeuniverse

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coil spannerholosuitehyperspannerinterphasic coil spannerODN recouplerphaserquantum flux regulatorreplicatorstarshipwaveguidework bee

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published order
Previous episode:
Rules of Engagement
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
Shattered Mirror
Previous episode:
Rules of Engagement
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
Shattered Mirror
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Pocket Next Adventure:
Shattered Mirror

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