DS9 Season 3 DVD Details Released

By Caillan
May 24, 2003 - 6:05 AM

DS9 Season Three Box Set photo - courtesy Amazon.com, copyright Paramount PicturesOnline retailer Amazon.com recently published the specifications for the DVD set of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine's third season.

Scheduled for release in North America on June 3, 2003, the seven-disc set contains all 26 episodes of the show's 1994-1995 season. The episodes are presented in full frame format with English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 surround soundtracks.

The DVD box set contains the third-season premiere, "The Search", which marks the first appearance of the Defiant as the DS9 crew seek out the Founders; the time-travel story "Past Tense"; another trip to the mirror universe in "Through The Looking Glass"; the two-part "Improbable Cause" and "The Die Is Cast", in which the Romulans and Cardassians join forces to attack the Dominion; and the season finale, "The Adversary".

Several Deep Space Nine featurettes are also included:

  • The Birth of the Dominion and Beyond - Executive producer Ira Steven Behr and others discuss the origins of Deep Space Nine's long-running foe.
  • Michael Westmore's Aliens, Season Three - Makeup supervisor Michael Westmore shows off his creations, including "Kira as a Cardassian, Bashir's aging process, and several dramatic changes for Odo".
  • Crew Dossier: Odo - Actor Rene Auberjonois talks his role as DS9's security chief.
  • Time Travel Files - Cast and crew discuss the two-part episode, "Past Tense".
  • Sailing Through the Stars: A Special Look at "Explorers" -Production designer Herman Zimmerman on the design of the Bajoran solar ship, including "rarely seen photos and illustrations".

The Deep Space Nine third-season DVD set can be pre-ordered from Amazon.com for $97.49, 25% off the list price. Amazon.ca is retailing the set for 30% off the recommended price at CDN $128.79.

In the United Kingdom, the DVD package will be released on June 23, while German fans can pick up the set a day later on June 24. To pre-order the European (Region 2) sets and support TrekToday, please use the following links: Amazon.co.uk - Amazon.de.

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