"I am a'weary of this world."
When a merchant's ships are all lost and he forfeits a debt, his debtor Shylock demands exactly what the bond stipulates - a pound of his flesh...
|Major Kira tries to evacuate a refugee from the war.|
Some episodes have made me laugh, this first season. One or two have brought me near a more serious emotional response. But I think - and I am going to come back here after nine seasons, and check again - that THIS is the episode which won my heart, and convinced me that Kira Nerys might be one of the more complex characters we're going to see on DS9.
There was something just...off about this one. I wanted to like the crazy DaVinci Code-esque puzzle scavenger hunt through the streets of New York City but the episode’s imperfections were a bit too central to the plot for me to set aside completely.
‘A Tale of Two Sisters’ felt a little crushed under the weight of its titular plot, but considering how badly new characters can go over when they’re forced down audiences’ throats, I think Elsa and Anna’s debut went down fairly well.
Well, this isn't the worst episode of the series, but it's close. At least some of the dialogue is funny. Yet for an episode that is trying to tackle gender politics, it is incredibly sexist.
by Paul Kelly
This was an episode in which introductions took precedent over monsters. Danny meeting the Doctor has been on the cards for a while now, but I never thought it would be so much fun. After last week's plot-heavy caper, I enjoyed tonight's more character-centric focus. Plus, the funny dialogue was back and -- sing Hosanna! -- did it make a difference to the quality.