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Trekabout Episode 200: The Assignment/Trials and Tribble-ations

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It’s total coincidence that the 200th episode of Trekabout coincides with Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’s 30th Anniversary episode, but what a wonderful coincidence it is! First up: “The Assignment”, which introduces another element of Bajoran religious mythology while also being a first-rate “Let’s Torture O’Brien” episode. Then, it’s “Trials and Tribble-ations”, which, do we …

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Trekabout Episode 23: The Trouble with Tribbles/The Gamesters of Triskelion

It’s kind of weird how TOS episodes fit into nice pairs sometimes, isn’t it? Both “The Trouble with Tribbles” and “The Gamesters of Triskelion” don’t have a whole lot of plot. It only works in the episode about cute little furry creatures–and no, we’re not talking about Chekov. Also! Richard has done entirely too much research into the life of the …

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