89. Homefront

Perry and David jump into some Dominion action on the Earth Homefront in this episode. Plus, the return of some familiar faces!

The Fire Caves Podcast - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
89. Homefront

What to expect from episode 89: Homefront?


DS9 on the Homefront!

Perry and David update you about their week.

Changes coming to The Fire Caves!

A brief synopsis.

What to expect from this ep.

Perry and David talk favorite moments.

Recurring characters and other Easter Eggs.

The issue with Admiral Leyton.

Odo doesn’t want to go.

The Bombing.

Changelings Among Us!

Are we suiciding Changelings now?

A return to The Dominion Storyline.

Sisko changes uniforms.

Three Generations of Siskos.

Joseph Sisko and his penchant for stubbornness.

Hey, it’s Jake and Nog!

The Academy is basically school.

Words to live by from one Sisko to another.

What is happening at Starfleet HQ.

The President of the Federation has an office on Earth?

Thoughts and opinions on Jaresh-Inyo.

Potential battles to be fought on the Homefront.

Sisko gets a promotion.

Life in The Big Easy in the 24th Century.

Jake’s fears concerning returning to Earth.

Perry likes Bread Pudding.

Captain Benteen makes an impression.

Odo figures something out.

The animosity of the Changelings.

Starfleet gets more control.

What Perry and David don’t understand about this episode.

The Lakota is the base of deployment and not Starbase Alpha?

Perry has an issue with Logistics.

David talks the finer points of Avery Brooks’ acting.

What we can learn from Homefront.

How many Changelings are on Earth?

The fears and concerns of Joseph Sisko.

Which Sisko is right?

The paranoia of Ben Sisko.

The blood never lies.

The eleven foot ladder solution.

Martial Law.

Jaresh-Inyo makes the call.

Leyton in supreme command.

Nightfall and power loss on Earth.

Perry and David discuss missed opportunities with this episode.

Why we are glad it is a two-parter.

To be continued.

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
89. Homefront