[DS9] Season 2, Episode 6 (Netflix: S2 E6): Melora
Bashir spends an episode romancing a visiting starfleet officer. It’s not a great episode, but given the premise I suppose it could’ve been a lot worse.
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They get a visit from a cartography officer that’s going to chart parts of the Gamma Quadrant. Her species is used to lower gravity
This guy wants to kill Quark. He has a handle on his face
Bashir breaks through Melora’s attacking nature and gets her to go on a date. It may be the first time where Bashir actually seemed to know what he was doing while flirting.
Melora falls and can’t get up, but doesn’t tell anyone, because she didn’t want anyone to see her like that
In her quarters Melora turns down the gravity so she can fly around romantically.
This inspires Bashir to find a cure for her being an alien.
The two plots meet when Handle-Face commandeers the runabout and shoots Melora
Melora survives, turns the gravity off, and hits him
Melora decides not to go with the treatment because she wouldn’t be herself anymore, or one of her own people. And a klingon sings, which probably didn’t need to happen.
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