46. Tribunal

The Tribunal, AKA O’Brien Must Suffer! Perry and David discuss the nuances of Miles O’Brien and Odo! Plus, some Keiko appreciation!

The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
46. Tribunal

What to expect from episode 46: Tribunal?


Tribunal, or O’Brien Must Suffer!

Is it Hoon or Boon?

The O’Briens! A lovely couple.

O’Brien fights at the wrong time.

How to advance your career through successful vacationing.

Did they really need to strip the man?

Cardassian Dentistry is not a smart choice.

Madame Arkon, your hair is amazing.

The Arkon looks like a predator.

Sisko doesn’t take kindly to his crew being abducted.

Odo can literally go anywhere.

The O’Briens on trial.

Sisko is the investigator in this one!

The Maquis! I almost forgot about them!

Gul Evek is back.

Where is Gul Dukat?

We get a little Jadzia in this one.

Dr. Bashir is so loyal.

Keiko will not cry.

Perry and David discuss Cardassian jurisprudence.

A call back to an earlier episode.

Perry and David do not like O’Brien’s lawyer.

Is this Tribunal an Obsidian Order operation?

What can we learn about Cardassian arrogance.

Boon the sleeper, awakened.

The War at Setlik Three.

What we know about Miles O’Brien.

An eloquent speech about being an honorable man.

Odo’s reacting is amazing.

Advancing your career by staying true to yourself.

Keiko and Miles make more sense on Deep Space Nine.

Can Odo take over and win?

Why are there kids at the Tribunal?

What we learn about Cardassian society.

Will the warheads be returned to Starfleet? What about the shuttle?

What shuttle was O’Brien on when he was captured?

Perry and David discuss the 90’s and things they are currently watching.

Perry is obsessed with ER.

David shamelessly plugs Westworld.

No NuTrek, but there is The Orville!

What to expect in upcoming episodes.

This podcast ran a bit longer than normal, and we’re ok with it!

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

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The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
46. Tribunal