94. Bar Association

David and Perry discuss workers rights, the SAG strike, and much more in this weeks break down of Bar Association! Plus, Happy Birthday Captain Picard!

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
94. Bar Association

What to expect from episode 94: Bar Association?


The terrible exploitation of the Ferengi.

Rom has an ear infection.

What we can learn about the Ferengi in the first five minutes.

Perry and David play catch up.

Happy Birthday Patrick Stewart!

Bashir sparks an idea.

Rom is in this episode!

The plight of the Dabo Girl.

Federation vs Ferengi culture clash.

Quark is mean.

Workers of the world unite!

If that’s what’s written….

Perry and David talk SAG-AFTRA.

The history of the writers Strike.

Bar Association parallels real life.

The importance of Unions.

Rom takes a stand.

The difference between Quark and Rom.


Two Nausicans walk into a bar….

Behind the scenes tales.

Are unions still a good idea?

Worf crosses the picket line.

Julian goes over a table.

Everyone is arrested.

Sisko gets involved.

Quark’s eye socket gets smashed.

Brunt is ruthless.

Rom stands his ground.

How to come to terms.

Starfleet calls in its bill.

How to negotiate like a Ferengi.

Quark and Rom make a deal.

We learn Quark knows how to fake nice.

Changes on the station.

Rom strikes out on a new path.

Rom now works for Chief O’Brien.

The end of the union.

Perry and David tell you what books to read.

This episode is extra long.

More to love.

Updates to The Fire Caves.

Star Trek Prodigy petition.

Only SNW continues.

What will happen with new Trek?

Section 31 is gonna be a movie!

New shows to watch.

Re-watching The Expanse.

David updates us about Mission Impossible.

Where to listen.

Things to do.

Perry is still not watching Halo.

Final thoughts on Bar Association.

The back half.

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
94. Bar Association