Originally Posted by horatio
I wonder why the studio rejected the idea, DS9 showed that Trek works perfectly in a static enviroment and the other 'final frontier' DS9 crossed, serialized story-telling, was accepted for ENT's later two seasons.
I think DS9 showed that it wouldn't work! That's why DS9 was forced to have more episodes off the station. We saw more and more runabout episodes on alien planets or areas of space. The station was too boring. For me, DS9 got really good with the introduction of the Jem'Hadar and then the Defiant.