The Rules of Acquisition: A Star Trek Deep Space Nine Podcast

To the Death (DS9 S4E23)

December 13, 2017

DS9 done right.
So much is crammed in this episode.

After chasing off some Breen and hanging out in the lunchroom, SH#! gets real at the station when some Jem'Hadar asplode a pylon.  No time for mourning though, as everyone minus Bashir and Kira take chase into the gamma quadrant, meet a dream team of 90s B movie actors, and remind us all about that Dominion thing.  

Details and worldbuilding abound. Characters get some hangout time while keeping the plot moving. OH, yes, and we finally meet our favorite Voorta [minus Iggy Pop], Weyoun!

Klingons and Jem'Hadar rivalry is stoked. Some TNG callbacks are made. And plot points for the future are left out of the final cut.
"You can't get a time portal without getting a timeshare spiel from a space god."

And some Voicemails! (48:53)

New caller John from Pennsylvania wonders if maybe Lwaxana episodes are more fun for kids.  We remark on what we maybe shouldn't revisit from our childhoods.

Warren, 10rant, from Seattle has some questions about why Lwaxana doesn't go to see her flagship living daughter for help, and we get into some costume questions.

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