• The Deep Space Nine documentary What We Left Behind dropped some great insider knowledge about Trek's most unique show. 1 / 10

  • Brace yourselves, they wrote a season 8 premiere and Nog dies! 2 / 10

  • Julian also becomes head of Section 31 and is (gasp!) working to destabilize Bajor. 3 / 10

  • Now that the heavy stuff is out of the way, here are some fun facts: Armin Shimmerman hosted Ferengi rehearsals at his house. 4 / 10

  • 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. 5 / 10

  • Garak was definitely gay. As far as we're concerned, it's now canon. 6 / 10

  • 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! 7 / 10

  • 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. 8 / 10

  • 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. 9 / 10

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