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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 208: Soldiers of the Empire/Children of Time

General Martok returns in “Soldiers of the Empire”, which is both a mission statement on DS9 Klingons and a pretty good episode of the show! Later, in “Children of Time”, the crew of the Defiant takes one last trip to the Gamma Quadrant and gets embroiled in a TNG plot. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 207: Ties of Blood and Water/Ferengi Love Songs

We learn a bit more about Kira’s father in “Ties of Blood and Water”, and not all is as it appears. In “Ferengi Love Songs”, not as is as it appears with Moogie and Zek. Everything is as it appears in Trekabout, though! iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 206: A Simple Investigation/Business as Usual

After the craziness of last week, it’s nice to see Star Trek: Deep Space Nine laying down two quiet character episodes. In “A Simple Investigation”, Odo finds himself drawn to a woman with a mysterious past. In “Business As Usual”, Quark crosses a line. Plus! The O’Briens’ have a baby. That’s all we have to …

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Trekabout Episode 205: By Inferno’s Light/Doctor Bashir, I Presume

After “By Inferno’s Light” is over, the galaxy will never be the same. Just like Doctor Bashir after the events of “Doctor Bashir, I Presume”, which also features his parents, in a shocking twist that kind of makes sense, we guess? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 204: For the Uniform/In Purgatory’s Shadow

“For the Uniform” features the kind of abrupt return of everyone’s favorite Maquis, Michael Eddington. “In Purgatory’s Shadow” features the kind of abrupt return of everyone’s favorite villain, The Dominion. Shit’s getting real, folks. iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 203: The Darkness and the Light/The Begotten

Hey look, a Kira episode about a mysterious assassin who targets her old resistance fighter buddies for death, in “The Darkness and the Light”! Hey look, an Odo episode about a mysterious Changeling who targets Odo… with love, in “The Begotten”! Hey look, Trekabout episode 203, in… Trekabout episode 203? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 202: The Ascent/Rapture

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten a good Quark/Odo story, and “The Ascent” mostly…┬árises… to the occasion. Later, in “Rapture”, Captain Sisko has a moment and goes whole-hog into the Emissary thing. Plus! What the hell is the layout of Nog and Jake’s quarters, anyway? iTunes Google Play RSS

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Trekabout Episode 201: Let He Who Is Without Sin…/Things Past

“Let He Who Is Without Sin…” has a reputation as one of the worst episodes of Star Trek ever, but is it really? Later, in “Things Past”, the show repeats “Necessary Evil”, to mixed results. iTunes Google Play RSS

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