Severely depressed at his serious war wound, Nog retreats into Vic Fontaine's holosuite program while the singer tries to help him.
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considers this episode his personal favorite. Aron also mentioned in several interviews that a number of wounded combat veterans reached out and contacted him after the episode aired to compliment him on how real-to-life his acting was, since the episode dealt primarily with Nog coming to grips with the psychological trauma of being wounded in battle and losing a limb as a result of those wounds. See more
When the station officers discuss Nog's dependence on Vic Fontane, Lt. Ezri Dax' insignia change position. In the first three shots of her, the full one is on the left side of the black one. In subsequent shots they take their correct position. (Normally the full insignia are to the right of the black ones, which are similar to the half-stripes used in the US Navy for the ranks of Lieutenant J.G. and Lieutenant Commander.) See more
She called you a hero? And for that you slugged your best friend? Remind me never to give you a compliment.
References The Searchers
It's Only a Paper Moon
Written by E.Y. Harburg
, Billy Rose
and Harold Arlen
Performed by James Darren
Sung while Nog and Vic Fontaine plan to build a new casino See more