Trekabout Episode 184: The Way of the Warrior

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine got a strong request to shake things up in the fourth season, so hey, what better way to do that than to make the Klingons go nuts, in “The Way of the Warrior”? Side benefit: we get Michael Dorn as Worf! Plus! Is that a side benefit? iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 183: Facets/The Adversary

We get the opportunity to learn more about Dax, in “Facets”, as Jadzia undergoes a Trill ritual to meet her previous hosts via sci-fi magic. Then, in “The Adversary”, the crew of Deep Space Nine meet a changeling. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 182: Family Business/Shakaar

We all have problems with our parents sometimes, and Quark is no exception, as “Family Business” makes clear. We also all have problems with our politicians sometimes, even the Bajorans, as “Shakaar” makes clear. Well, at least the Bajorans don’t have to deal with President Donald Trump. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 181: The Die Is Cast/Explorers

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine wraps up last week’s cliffhanger by completely changing the balance of power in the galaxy, in “The Die Is Cast”. Meanwhile, “Explorers” proves that ancient Bajorans were pretty badass. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 180: Through the Looking Glass/Improbable Cause

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine returns to the Mirror Universe in “Through the Looking Glass” as Mirror O’Brien kidnaps Commander Sisko in a last-ditch effort to free some Terrans. Later, in “Improbable Cause”, the Cardassians and the Romulans reveal a last-ditch effort to reshape the galactic political situation. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 170: Tribunal/The Jem’Hadar

It’s been a while since we’ve been given a “Let’s Torture O’Brien” episode, and boy howdy does “Tribunal” deliver. Then, in “The Jem’Hadar”, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine blows up its own premise. Plus! Miles and Keiko sure do love each other, don’t they? iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 168: The Maquis, Part II/The Wire

“The Maquis, Part II” isn’t a completely successful episode of Star Trek, but it is an important step towards Star Trek: Deep Space Nine coming into it’s own. Meanwhile, “The Wire” is completely successful and completely nuts. Plus! Why is Richard so excited to meet Tuvok? Seriously, someone tell us. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 167: Blood Oath/The Maquis, Part I

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine gets its first explicit Original Series link in “Blood Oath” and it’s kind of successful we guess? Later, in “The Maquis, Part I”, the gauntlet is thrown down. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 165: Paradise/Shadowplay

We leave the space station behind this week for a couple of planet-based episodes. Sisko and O’Brien find a civilian “Paradise”, and Dax and Odo discover a planet where all is not as it seems, in “Shadowplay”. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 162: Second Sight/Sanctuary

If you’ve been enjoying Star Trek: Deep Space Nine but really wanted Commander Sisko to encounter a manic pixie dream girl, then boy do we have the episode for you: “Second Sight”! Then in “Sanctuary”, the crew meet some aliens on the run from something called “The Dominion”. Hmmmmmmmmmmm. iTunes Google Play RSS