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DS9 Season 3 DVD-Region 1

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DVD release
Series: DS9
Season: Three
No. of episodes: 26
No. of discs: 7
Run time: 1,181 minutes
Region 1 release date: 3 June 2003
Region 2 release date: 23 June 2003
30 April 2007 (re-released)
Rating(s): CHVRS - Parental Guidance BBFC - Parental Guidance IFCO - Parental Guidance FSK - Freigegeben ab 12 Jahren NICAM - Mogelijk schadelijk tot 12 jaar (Watch out with children under 12) MCCYP - 15 OFLC (Australia) - Parental Guidance OFLC (New Zealand) - Parental Guidance
Reference: ASIN B00008KA5A
Year: 2371
DS9 Season 3 DVD-Region 2

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – The Complete Season Three is a DVD release containing all of the episodes which were broadcast during the series' third season.


From the DVD booklet:

Welcome to the third year of the adventures of Deep Space Nine, remote and abandoned Cardassian outpost stationed on the very edge of the known universe.
The year is 2371, and the power of the Dominion, enforced by the dreaded force of the Jem'Hadar continues to show its dominance as every advance by Alpha Quadrant forces comprehensively rebuffed.
While moves on the galactic chessboard are played out slowly, on board Deep Space 9 station, the key players have immediate issues:
Quark has to deal with restoring the greed of the Ferengi Grand Nagus, becoming the head of a Klingon House, pursuading his nephew not to join Starfleet and disciplining his mother: a female who insists upon making profit and wearing clothes!
Jadzia Dax's Trill heritage threatens first her life, then her friendships, as one by one the personalities of the past hosts of Dax come back to haunt her.
Kira learns she was once a Cardassian, then rejoins her former Resistance Cell leader, taking up arms against her own people.
And Benjamin Sisko travels back in time only to assume a role which means he must intentionally cause the deaths of hundreds of innocent Humans.
While Starfleet officers deals with short-term problems, and Cardassian and Romulan hawks unsuccessfully take a direct approach to conflict, the forces of the Dominion are quietly following a strategy that could alter forever the balance of power in the galaxy.

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"The Search, Part I"
"The Search, Part II"
"The House of Quark"
"Second Skin"
"The Abandoned"
"Civil Defense"
"Past Tense, Part I"
"Past Tense, Part II"
"Life Support"
"Heart of Stone"
"Prophet Motive"
"Distant Voices"
"Through the Looking Glass"
"Improbable Cause"
"The Die is Cast"
"Family Business"
"The Adversary"
Special Features

Special features[]

  • The Birth of the Dominion and BeyondIra Steven Behr and others discuss the development of the Dominion, DS9's arch nemesis.
  • Crew Dossier: Odo – Features interviews with Rene Auberjonois on the subject of his Changeling character, Odo.
  • USS Defiant – The writers and designers of the series discuss the creation and development of the Defiant, one of Star Trek's most popular ships. (Region 2 only)
  • Time Travel Files: "Past Tense" – Cast and crew discuss one of the series' most popular episodes.
  • Sailing Through the Stars: A Special Look at "Explorers" – Production designer Herman Zimmerman and others discuss the creation of the award-winning ship design piloted by Benjamin and Jake Sisko, including rarely seen photographs and illustrations.
  • Michael Westmore's Aliens, Season ThreeMichael Westmore presents a detailed look at the make-up designs for the Ferengi, Kira Nerys as a Cardassian, Julian Bashir's aging process, and several dramatic changes for Odo.
  • Section 31 – Hidden files (otherwise known as Easter eggs, when present on DVDs)

The special features that were lacking on the regular Region 1 releases, were for that region only available as a "retailer exclusive" on a separate disc through the Best Buy retail chain store. [1] [2]

Background information[]

The region 1 artwork on the discs features the USS Defiant flying past the station from various angles.

The region 2 artwork on the discs features various characters from the season:

Previous release:
Star Trek Nemesis
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Next release:
DS9 Season 4 DVD
Previous series release:
DS9 Season 2 DVD
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