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Trekabout Episode 228: Covenant/It’s Only a Paper Moon

We find out what Dukat’s been up to since the events of the sixth season finale¬†and surprise, surprise, it’s not great, as “Covenant” reveals. Then, in “It’s Only a Paper Moon”, we find out what Nog’s been up to since he lost his leg. Man, DS9, you’re really being a bummer this week. iTunes Google …

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Trekabout Episode 221: The Reckoning/Valiant

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine¬†expands the mythology of the Bajoran religion to varying degrees of success, in “The Reckoning”. Then, in “Valiant”, the show tries to expand Nog and Jake, to varying degrees of success. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 215: Statistical Probabilities/The Magnificent Ferengi

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine finally decided to deal with last season’s revelation that Bashir was genetically modified by his parents in “Statistical Probabilities”, and Quark decides to deal with other Ferengis in “The Magnificent Ferengi”. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 211: A Time to Stand/Rocks and Shoals

Welcome to season 6 of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine! It’s been three months since the start of the Dominion War, and if “A Time to Stand” is any indication, things are not going well for the Federation. Then, in “Rocks and Shoals”, we find out how bad things are on Deep Space N… we …

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Trekabout Episode 210: In the Cards/Call to Arms

The penultimate episode of season 5 of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, “In the Cards”, finds everyone depressed and down, which is a perfect start to a comedy episode! Then, in “Call to Arms”, the Federation finally makes a move against the Dominion. This will end well. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 209: Blaze of Glory/Empok Nor

It’s the re-return of Michael Eddington in “Blaze of Glory”, which is a decent episode that nonetheless falls down on making us care about the Maquis. Then, in “Empok Nor”, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine does a slasher film, to varying degrees of success. Plus! Aw, Nog! iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 187: Starship Down/Little Green Men

So, let’s pretend that you’re an interplanetary political alliance that encounters a hostile species. Would you continue to send starships into their territory? “Starship Down” indicates that the answer is yes. Later, in “Little Green Men”, the Ferengi encounter 20th Century humans, and are suitably impressed. iTunes Google Play RSS

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