- For other uses, see Rivals.
"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.
- Alsia • Julian Bashir • Broik • Cos • Jadzia Dax • Jones • Kira Nerys • Martus Mazur • Taylor Moore • Morn • Miles O'Brien • Keiko O'Brien • Odo • Quark • Roana • Rom • Benjamin Sisko
Starships and vehicles
- Club Martus • Deep Space 9 • Habitat ring • Operations center • Promenade • Quark's • Replimat • Security office
Races and cultures
States and organizations
- Referenced only
- Starfleet Medical School
- anesthetic • asteroid • canapé • casino • Ferengi Rules of Acquisition • Gamzian wine • isik • Japanese • latinum • metacetamin • Naming Day • neutrino • phaser • Plygorian mammoth • Probability • prosecco • racquetball • racquetball court • stellar cartography • synthahol • tribnel • tricorder • turbolift • water
- Benjamin Sisko and Quark recall the events of "Emissary", where Sisko forced Quark to stay on Deep Space 9.
- The events of this episode are mentioned in the Star Trek: Corps of Engineers eBook Sargasso Sector.
- The name El-Aurian is used for the first time in this episode.
Notable cast and crew
- Avery Brooks as Benjamin Sisko
- Nana Visitor as Kira Nerys
- Rene Auberjonois as Odo
- Terry Farrell as Jadzia Dax
- Alexander Siddig as Julian Bashir
- Armin Shimerman as Quark
- Max Grodénchik as Rom
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