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Donald Larsson <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 21 Nov 2000 14:03:46 -0600
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Datis Alaee mentions:

> During the 5th season of STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE, Nana Visitor was pregnant
> with her (daughter, I believe) and she played her role of being the station's
> second in command for more than a couple of episodes with the pretext of
> carrying Keiko and Miles O'Brien's baby.  Supposedly, because of a
> complication, Keiko'd child had to be transplanted into another woman's womb
> and Major Kira who was present in the shuttle when all this occured had
> volunteered to carry Keiko's baby.  There are a whole bunch of good episodes
> of when Nana was pregnant during the show.  I'd recommend you get with a
> Trekker friend and check them out.  They'd sure make good material for your
> paper.  Good luck :)!

As a related note, see the episode of STAR TREK: NEXT GENERATION when
Troi became mysteriously pregnant, gave birth, watched her "child" grow
up and die all in the course of a day.  It could also be interesting to
compare to the monstrous pregnancy in Lar von Trier's TV series THE

Don Larsson

Donald F. Larsson
English Department, AH 230
Minnesota State University
Mankato, MN  56001

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