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"Rivals" was the 31st episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the 11th episode of the show's second season, first aired during the week of 2 January 1994. The episode was written by Jim Trombetta, Michael Piller and Joe Menosky and directed by David Livingston.

Summary[]

An El-Aurian con man arrives on the space station and discovers a technology that can change probability.

References[]

Characters[]

AlsiaJulian BashirBroikCosJadzia DaxJonesKira NerysMartus MazurTaylor MooreMornMiles O'BrienKeiko O'BrienOdoQuarkRoanaRomBenjamin Sisko
Referenced only 
GeraKeldarNog

Starships and vehicles[]

Danube-class runabout (in opening credits)

Locations[]

Club MartusDeep Space 9Habitat ringOperations centerPromenadeQuark'sReplimatSecurity office
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BajorEl-Aurian systemPythro V (Pythro) • Vlugta asteroid belt (Vlugta)

Races and cultures[]

Alsia's speciesBajoranChangelingCos's speciesEl-AurianFerengiHumanTrill
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CardassianPythronVlugtanVulcan

States and organizations[]

Bajoran MilitiaBajoran War Orphans FundStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets
Referenced only 
Starfleet Medical School

Other references[]

anestheticasteroidcanapécasinoFerengi Rules of AcquisitionGamzian wineisikJapaneselatinummetacetaminNaming DayneutrinophaserPlygorian mammothProbabilityproseccoracquetballracquetball courtstellar cartographysynthaholtribneltricorderturboliftwater

Appendices[]

Related media[]

Background[]

  • The name El-Aurian is used for the first time in this episode.

Notable cast and crew[]

Images[]

Connections[]

Timeline[]

published order
Previous episode:
Sanctuary
DS9 episode produced Next episode:
The Alternate
Previous episode:
Sanctuary
DS9 episode aired Next episode:
The Alternate
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Life Itself is Reason Enough
Pocket Next Adventure:
Arcade


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