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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Season 1 was released on VHS in the UK in a two-episode-per-tape format by CIC Video in 1993-1994.

Releases Edit

Dates in italics are approximations based on release frequency, where no exact date is available. UK products are normally released on a Monday.

CIC Video Edit

From the makers of The Next Generation; Beyond the Final Frontier

CIC Video included stardates on its covers for each episode. These appeared even when no stardate was given in the episode. The back cover carried a quote from one of the episodes contained on the video.

Volume Number Catalog Number Cover Episodes Certificate Release Date
1 VHR 2763 DS9 vol 1 UK VHS cover
PG 2 August 1993
2 VHR 2764 DS9 vol 2 UK VHS cover
"Past Prologue"
"A Man Alone"
PG 2 August 1993
3 VHR 2710 DS9 vol 3 UK VHS cover
"Captive Pursuit"
U 6 September 1993
4 VHR 2711 DS9 vol 4 UK VHS cover
U 6 September 1993
5 VHR 2712 DS9 vol 5 UK VHS cover
"The Passenger"
"Move Along Home"
PG 4 October 1993
6 VHR 2713 DS9 vol 6 UK VHS cover
"The Nagus"
U 4 October 1993
7 VHR 2714 DS9 vol 7 UK VHS cover
"Battle Lines"[1]
"The Storyteller"
PG 8 November 1993
8 VHR 2715 DS9 vol 8 UK VHS cover
"If Wishes Were Horses"
PG 8 November 1993
9 VHR 2716 DS9 vol 9 UK VHS cover
"The Forsaken"
"Dramatis Personae"
PG 10 January 1994
10 VHR 2717 DS9 vol 10 UK VHS cover
"In the Hands of the Prophets"
PG 10 January 1994

Other releases featuring DS9 Season 1 episodes Edit

Volume/Set Catalog Number Cover Episodes Certificate[2] Release Date
"Emissary" Special Collector's Edition [3] VHR 2816 Emissary Collectors Edition cover
Emissary Collectors Edition contents
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Behind the Scenes
PG 8 November 1993
Star Trek - The Three Beginnings VHR 2827 Three Beginnings cover
PG 31 January 1994
Star Trek - The Four Beginnings   Four Beginnings collection exterior
PG 1995
Star Trek - 30th Anniversary Trial Pack   No image yet.
15[4] 2 January 1996
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Movie VHR 5115 DS9 Movie UK VHS cover
PG 23 October 2000

Footnotes Edit

  1. The video sleeve appears to render this episode's title as "Battlelines", although the small case font makes it difficult to tell for certain.
  2. In the case of sets, the certificate is over the set as a whole (unless stated otherwise).
  3. Copies were individually numbered, with at least 19,434 produced. Also contains a 16 page introductory color booklet to the series.
  4. This rating (provided by appears anomalous - all four pilot episodes individually are rated no higher than PG.
  5. With "What You Leave Behind".

First UK VHS release in series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine UK VHS
DS9 Season 1
Next UK VHS release:
DS9 Season 2 UK VHS

LaserDisc (Vol. 1)LaserDisc (Vol. 2)US VHSUK VHSDVDDigital

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