62. Past Tense Pt. 2

Sisko, Dax, and Bashir find themselves transported to the 21st Century! The exciting conclusion to Past Tense is analyzed and David discusses the perfect time travel story

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
62. Past Tense Pt. 2

What to expect from episode 62: Past Tense Pt. 2?


Past Tense Pt. 2! The exciting conclusion.

A tribute to Kevin Conroy, the voice of Batman!

An update on David and Perry.

Perry and David discuss more time travel nonsense.

What would a time travel trek show look like?

The Loki-Trek connection, as described by David.

A Dr. Who-Trek Connection, as described by Perry.

The power of Jadzia’s eyes.

What happens when Sisko takes charge.

Dr. Bashir to the rescue.

Great acting, weak story.

Did this episode earn the need for a second part?

Too much world building.

The face of the revolution.

The impact of sanctuary cities.

Gabriel Bell and his importance.

Parallels in scifi.

Perry and David discuss their favorite bits.

The City on the Edge of Forever.

Star Trek’s flirtation with time.

Perry and David think they can write a better episode.

Avery Brooks, the powerhouse.

The difference between Picard and Sisko.

Sisko controls a revolution.

Sisko’s passion wins the day and saves the episode.

The need for use to work together.

Be a voice for change.

The importance of helping others, and the message of Past Tense.

Perry updates us on Prodigy and NuTrek.

The wink and nod and cover for Gabriel Bell.

How Sisko makes the guards “woke.”

The secret promise the guards and countless others must have made.

The schism in the multiverse.

The legacy of Zephram Cochrane.

First Contact and it’s significance to the timeline.

Enterprise gets an honorable mention.


Final Thoughts on Past Tense Pt 2.

Must watch Trek episodes.

What’s next for The Fire Caves.

Things to remember.

Check us out on YouTube.

Perry is still not watching Halo.

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

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The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
62. Past Tense Pt. 2