The Deep Space Nine documentary What We Left Behind dropped some great insider knowledge about Trek's most unique show.
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Brace yourselves, they wrote a season 8 premiere and Nog dies!
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Julian also becomes head of Section 31 and is (gasp!) working to destabilize Bajor.
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Now that the heavy stuff is out of the way, here are some fun facts: Armin Shimmerman hosted Ferengi rehearsals at his house.
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Kira and Dukat almost had an affair until Nana Visitor objected. Also, Visitor looks at Kira's entire arc as a soldier recovering completely from PTSD.
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Garak was definitely gay. As far as we're concerned, it's now canon.
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And despite how popular the show has become because it was serialized, Paramount was *not* a fan at the time. They also didn't love the idea of the Defiant. Thank goodness no one listened!
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The cast was not pleased when Michael Dorn joined the show because they resented the idea that DS9 needed some TNG juice. But they're so happy he stayed.
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And funny story - the writers couldn't remember how Ezri got the Dax symbiont or how to spell Qo'Nos. But we won't dwell it... much.
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