[DS9] Season 3, Episode 7: Civil Defense
This is an entertaining episode, although it would have fit much better at the beginning of the first season. It does provide further of how the cut throat attitude of Cardassians isn’t just on an individual level, but integrated into their whole operational bureaucracy.
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An old Cardassian security measure is set off and traps everyone
Which means that it’s another opportunity for Garak to do stuff!
Dukat got an automatic signal from the station and can shut everything down. He wants to negotiate for it though. He wants a Cardassian presence on the station.
But then when Dukat tries to beam off the station to give them time to think, another automatic security measure activates which was put in place in case Dukat abandoned his post in a time of crisis
Now they have to work together but it’s a bit awkward
Eventually Sisko crawls through some green fire and puts some tubes in slots and everything is fixed
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