88. Our Man Bashir

Perry and David debate whether Our Man Bashir makes for a good 007. Plus Garak and gang dress to impress in this 60’s styled spy homage!

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
88. Our Man Bashir

What to expect from episode 88: Our Man Bashir?


Our Man Bashir, a take on 60’s spy films.

First things first, Garak breaks the law.

Is this just a parody of a parody?

Perry doesn’t like Our Man Bashir.

Garak spoils everything.

The innuendo is thick in this episode.

Colonel Anastasia is fantastic.

Why was the entire senior staff on that runabout?

Eddington in command?

Rom to the rescue.

We are beginning to think that Rom is some kind of Savant.

Quark should be ashamed of the way he has cut corners.

The difference between a holodeck and a holosuite.

Even the station’s computers are huge.

Perry and David update you on their lives.

What’s up with Twitter.

Things to expect in the pipeline.

The many spy movies of the Sixties.

Perry’s favorite: Our Man Flynt.

Holosuites are fun until they become deadly.

Duchamp looks good but makes no sense.

The worse thing about all this? The sexist treatment of Dax.

Why Perry objects to this episode.

The safety protocols are always the first to go.

David sees parallels between this and Little Green Men.

Dr. No-ah….we see what you did there, Star Trek!

Avery Brooks chews the scene.

The best thing about this episode.

Is it skippable?

Coming up next for The Fire Caves.

All things on the nose.

Garak gets shot.

Our heroes returned to their original form.

Is this the last hurrah for Our Man Bashir?

Odo and Eddington make for an interesting duo.

All the contrived tropes in 40 min.

Famous last words.

Best performance of the ep.

Worst performance of the ep.

Key takeaways.

What to look forward to.

The End.

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
88. Our Man Bashir