Trekabout Episode 223: The Sound of Her Voice/Tears of the Prophets

The crew of the Defiant get therapy from a disembodied voice in “The Sound of Her Voice”, and then the entire crew needs more therapy after the events of “Tears of the Prophets”. iTunes Google Play RSS

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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


Trekabout Episode 220: In the Pale Moonlight/His Way

One of the more controversial episodes DS9 ever produced, “In the Pale Moonlight” brings the Romulans into the Dominion War. Then, in “His Way”, Vic Fontaine brings Odo and Kira together. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 219: Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night/Inquisition

Secrets are almost never good, as Kira finds out in “Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night”. Coincidentally, Bashir also finds this out, in “Inquisition”. Hm, it’s almost as though Star Trek: Deep Space Nine asks hard questions about the philosophy of Star Trek! iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 218: Honor Among Thieves/Change of Heart

Richard finally gets an episode that fleshes out the Orion Syndicate a bit more, in “Honor Among Thieves”, and it turns out to be pretty okay? Then, in “Change of Heart”, Worf makes a hard decision and Sisko yells at him. Worf gets yelled at a lot. iTunes Google Play RSS


Trekabout Episode 217: Far Beyond the Stars/One Little Ship

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine continues its exploration of social issues in “Far Beyond the Stars”, which looks at American racism more baldly than any other Star Trek episode before it. Then, in “One Little Ship”, a runabout gets shrunk down and has to fly around the inside of the Defiant to stop a Jem’Hadar …


Trekabout Episode 216: Waltz/Who Mourns for Morn?

The saga of Gul Dukat enters a new chapter, as disaster strikes, in “Waltz”. Then, more disaster strikes in “Who Mourns for Morn?”, which is… well, let’s just say it’s an episode of television that exists. 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


Trekabout Episode 214: You Are Cordially Invited/Resurrection

The crew is back on Deep Space Nine and it’s time to get some serious war stories! So, what we get instead is a kind of disappointing episode about Dax and Worf’s wedding preparations in “You Are Cordially Invited”, and the kind of return of a dead character that no one liked and everyone kind of …