The groundwork for my personal favorite Star Trek series. Very very complex plot - but who cares? Possibly the best Star Trek pilot ever, this is.
Also, the first time Gene Roddenberry didn't invent Star Trek.
They've left the Bajorans without a means of being self-sustaining. The relief efforts we've been coordinating are barely adequate. I...I've come to know the Bajorans. I'm a strong proponent of their entry into the Federation.
Is it going to happen?
-Jean-Luc Picard and Benjamin Sisko