"Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places" was the 101st episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 3rd episode of the show's fifth season, first aired during the week of 14 October 1996. The episode was written by Ronald D. Moore and directed by Andrew Robinson.


When Grilka, Quark's former wife, arrives on Deep Space 9, Worf must help him woo her, despite his own feelings of par'Mach for her.



Julian BashirJadzia DaxGrilkaKira NerysMornKeiko O'BrienMiles O'BrienOdoQuarkBenjamin SiskoThopokTumekWorfDeep Space 9 personnel (Deep Space 9 residents)
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Elim GarakBarak-KadanGowronKahless the UnforgettableKeldarLukaraMoghMichael O'BrienMolly O'BrienShakaar EdonKozak


Deep Space 9Habitat ringOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatSecurity office
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BajorEnglish ChannelHolana RiverIrelandMekro'vak regionMusilla ProvinceQam-CheeQo'noS

Starships and vehiclesEdit

Danube-class runaboutUSS Defiant (Defiant-class escort) • Janitza-class (in opening credits) • USS Leeds (Nebula-class explorer, in opening credits)

Races and culturesEdit


States and organizationsEdit

Bajoran MilitiaHouse of GrilkaKlingon EmpireStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets

Other referencesEdit

Basai masterbloodwinecriminal activity reportEmperor of the Klingon EmpireFederation-Klingon War of 2373ForshakGermanheadskirtKahless and LukaraKlingoneseKlingon operalIngta'makara herbMaparian alemess halloptronic relaypar'Machpar'Mach'kaipazaferpregnancyprune juiceseparspringballStarfleet uniformStarfleet uniform (2366-2373)structural integrity fieldtakeotelepresence relaytargwaste extraction


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Notable cast and crewEdit




published order
Previous episode:
The Ship
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
Nor the Battle to the Strong
Previous episode:
The Ship
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
Nor the Battle to the Strong
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Life's Lessons
Pocket Next Adventure:
Nor the Battle to the Strong

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