84. Rejoined

Perry and David dive into the most controversial episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Rejoined. 90s Corner returns and a contest update!

The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
84. Rejoined

What to expect from episode 84: Rejoined?


Rejoined: The controversy that wasn’t.

Dax and Khan, together again.

Star Trek just can’t let the name “Kahn” go!

Bashir and Kira break down the crux of the issue in the first five minutes!

Quark is fun!

The many lives of Dax.

Wormhole science and a reason for re-association.

Bashir is a great friend.

Sisko has a fantastic delivery.

The directing style of Avery Brooks.

The reason for the Taboo.

What we learn about Trill society.

Behind the scenes details and concerns of the crew.

The best CGI to date.

Eddington has a point.

No B plot!

Perry and David catch you up on their week.

The plot problems.

David takes a stand.

Perry talks the legacy of Star Trek.

Contest update!

Picard is over, long live Picard!

Dax is breaking the rules.

Worf tells a joke?

The dress code this ep was top tier.

Perry talks the 90s and the LGBT movement.

How Rejoined is supposed to be viewed.

Worries from the crew.

The Wormhole experiment is a failure.

Kahn almost dies.

Jadzia to the rescue.

No NuTrek updates.

Lenara and Dax kiss.

Plans for the future.

Lenara is on the fence.

Dax is insistent.

What will happen in exile.

Lenara says no.

Dax is devastated.

Why this had to be.

Was Jadzia being selfish? Was Dax?

Why this episode isn’t what you think it is.

Perry and David discuss the ramifications of Rejoined.

Star Trek at its best.

To Skip or Not to skip?

What’s ahead for The Fire Caves.

David updates us on his books.

Perry finally finishes the Third Expanse book.

Here comes HP Lovecraft.

Still no Halo.

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
84. Rejoined