1/4/1993. Emissary — On the eve of the discovery of the wormhole and his new role in Bajoran mythos, a reluctant Commander Benjamin Sisko takes the first steps in building a relationship between Bajor and the Federation.
1/11/1993. Past Prologue — Kira finds her loyalties divided when a Bajoran extremist wanted by the Cardassians comes to the station with questionable intentions.
1/18/1993. A Man Alone — When the return of a man Odo sent to prison years earlier leads to his murder aboard the station, Odo becomes the prime suspect and a target for harassment.
1/25/1993. Babel — A deadly virus created by the Bajorans 18 years earlier inadvertently breaks loose aboard the station, and prompts a race against the clock to find a cure.
2/1/1993. Captive Pursuit — When O'Brien befriends the station's first visitor from the Gamma Quadrant, he learns that the mysterious alien is on the run from determined pursuers.
2/8/1993. Q-Less — A Runabout crew's discovery in the Gamma Quadrant of Q's former companion Vash leads Q to come to DS9 with questionable intentions.
2/15/1993. Dax — Jadzia Dax is charged with a murder that her symbiont's previous host Curzon allegedly committed. Now an extradition hearing may decide whether Jadzia can be held responsible for the actions of a previous life.
2/22/1993. The Passenger — A dangerous killer dies in an apparent accident, but the security officer providing his transport to prison believes the criminal's consciousness may have yet survived.
3/15/1993. Move Along Home — When alien gamblers from the Gamma Quadrant come to the station, they bring with them a device that makes Sisko, Kira, Dax, and Bashir the pawns in a dangerous game—and Quark, as the game player, may be the only one who can see them to safety.
3/20/1993. The Nagus — Grand Nagus Zek, the leader of Ferengi society, comes to DS9 to oversee the introduction of a Ferengi business presence in the Gamma Quadrant and announce Quark as his successor.
4/19/1993. Vortex — A wanted man from the Gamma Quadrant with questionable motives reveals to Odo stories about other "Changelings," which may hold clues to Odo's mysterious origin.
4/26/1993. Battle Lines — Sisko, Kira, and Bashir take Kai Opaka through the wormhole for a brief excursion in the Gamma Quadrant. But when they crash-land on a desolate planet, they find a divided, warring penal colony where no one ever dies.
5/3/1993. The Storyteller — When O'Brien and Bashir beam down to a Bajoran village, the community selects O'Brien as their next Sirah—expecting him to save them from a menacing entity.
5/10/1993. Progress — Kira finds herself in a difficult moral situation when her job demands she force an adamant Bajoran man from his home in the name of progress.
5/17/1993. If Wishes Were Horses — The DS9 crew's own imaginations cause mysterious beings with unknown intentions to appear on the station.
5/22/1993. The Forsaken — Odo and Lwaxanna Troi come to a mutual understanding when a computer malfunction causes them to become trapped in a turbolift.
5/31/1993. Dramatis Personae — An alien "telepathic matrix" causes the DS9 crew to re-enact an ancient power struggle, leading Kira to attempt mutiny and overthrow Sisko.
6/14/1993. Duet — Kira hopes to find justice when she arrests a believed Cardassian war criminal responsible for the genocide at a horrific Bajoran labor camp.
6/21/1993. In the Hands of the Prophets — The Federation and Bajoran people of DS9 fall into conflict when a Bajoran religious extremist comes to the station and challenges the secular teachings of Keiko O'Brien's school.
First Season Recap — Some brief comments about season one as a whole and a ranking of the episodes.