Full Details Of DS9 DVD Extra Features

By Caillan
January 3, 2003 - 11:00 AM

'Deep Space Nine Season 1 DVD set' - courtesy Amazon.com, copyright Paramount PicturesOnline retailer Amazon.com recently published full details of the extra features included in the DVD release of Deep Space Nine's first season.

The 6-disc set, scheduled for release on February 25, comes complete with several new featurettes exploring the characters and universe of the space station series. Members of the cast and crew offering their insights into the production of season one include actress Nana Visitor (Kira Nerys), executive producer Ira Steven Behr and senior illustrator Rick Sternbach.

Information on all the extra features can be found below:

  • Deep Space Nine: A Bold New Beginning - Takes a look at the development of the series pilot, 'Emissary,' with interviews, behind-the-scenes footage.
  • Crew Dossier: Kira Nerys - Examines DS9's Bajoran first officer, Major Kira Nerys, with thoughts from her real-life alter ego Nana Visitor and writer-producer Ira Steven Behr.
  • Michael Westmore's Aliens: Season One - Several of the show's signature races, including the Bajorans, Cardassians and Ferengi, are profiled in this look at the work of makeup supervisor Michael Westmore.
  • Secrets of Quark's Bar - Art department buyer Penny Juday talks about her prop purchases.
  • Deep Space Nine Sketchbook - Senior illustrator Rick Sternbach details the development of the space station design.
  • Alien Artifacts: Season One - Property master Joe Longo talks the props used in DS9's freshman season.
  • Section 31 Hidden Files
  • Original Deep Space Nine preview

'Deep Space Nine Season 2' artwork - courtesy DVD Review, copyright Paramount PicturesAccording to DVD Review, fans won't have long to wait for the release of Deep Space Nine's second season. The site reported the next DVD set is currently scheduled to hit stores in April. The cover art, seen here to the left, is very similar to the season one design, with only a colour change to distinguish the sets.

Online retailer Amazon.com is currently offering the DS9 season one set at a price of $97.49, 25% off the list price. To order your copy and support TrekToday, please use the following links: Amazon.com - Amazon.ca.

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