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Bajoran rebels taking over Tarek Nor?,
This review is from: Star Trek - Deep Space Nine, Episode 53: Civil Defense [VHS] (VHS Tape)
This was a very good episode. Jake Sisko and Chief O'brien are doing work in a seldom used part of the station, Commander Sisko comes in and checks on them. Jake and Miles while trying to decode some hidden Cardassian computer codes trigger off a defense warning trapping them in that part of the station, and putting the whole station on alert.
Apparently Dukat had a computer program installed in case the Bajorans tried to take over the station during the occupation.
Dukat noticing some problems, beams in and finds Dax, Kira, Bashir, and Garak trapped by a laser beam from the food replicator that is designed for everyone except Cardassians. But when Dukat is finally convinced by Kira to deactivate the defense systems, his over-confidence is shattered when his father secretly over-rides Dukats codes, so that Dukat can't be a coward, and escape the destruction of the station.
Meanwhile Jake, Ben, and Miles are trying to escape through ducts, because a poisonous gas is being released. Jake is able to fit through a small hole in the duct and open a door so that the other two can get out. The commander and Miles go through a firey tunnel to get to the main computer system, and deactivate the self-destruct sequence before the station is destroyed. O'Brien is overcome by the gas half-way down the tunnel, and Jake pulls him out in time. Commander Sisko makes it to the main computer and deactivates the self-destruct sequence, just seconds before the station is destroyed.
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