Trekabout Episode 185: The Visitor/Hippocratic Oath

“The Visitor” is one of the most highly-regarded episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, but you might be surprised at what we think of it! Later, in “Hippocratic Oath”, Bashir and O’Brien are surprised at what they make of each other, and the Jem’Hadar. 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.┬áPlus! Why is Richard so excited to meet Tuvok? Seriously, someone tell us. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 164: Armageddon Game/Whispers

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine seems to really want to make O’Brien and Bashir happen, so in “Armageddon Game”, it strands them on a dead planet to have them talk about their feelings. Then, in “Whispers”, O’Brien’s feelings may not be what they seem. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 160: Cardassians/Melora

Garak is back! The imaginatively titled “Cardassians” delves deeper into the, uh, Cardassian occupation of Bajor by asking the question: why did they bring their children to the equivalent of a planet-wide concentration camp? Later, in “Melora”, DS9 argues strongly that disabled people are people, which we guess maybe was controversial in 1993 or something? …