Transporter Room 3: The Star Trek Podcast

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Episode 63: Why You Must Watch DS9's "Doctor Bashir, I Presume" Right Now

We're back -- in record time -- with another new episode of Transporter Room 3. But spoilers follow for anyone who hasn’t watched this episode which first aired in… 1997!

Transporter Room 3, Episode 63


This week, we go back to Deep Space Nine for a review of one of Season 5's more underrated hours, "Doctor Bashir, I Presume." A.k.a., "Julian's a Khan!"

The other half of the station's most popular bromance is revealed to be genetically enhanced with the same outlawed eugenics that gave birth to Khan Noonien Singh. Bashir soon goes on a wrath-seeking rampage, infecting the crew with Ceti eels and…

*record screech* Oops. Sorry. How'd our fan fiction get in here?


Uh, moral and ethical debates ensue as we boldly tackle this solid episode.

Another Red Shirt of the Week also pays a visit -- and you'll never guess who it is. And we also give a tiny update on Star Trek 3: The Search for More Money.

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Transporter Room 3, Episode 63



  1. I literately just finished marathoning all of DS9 over the summer, so im one of the few who hasnt seen it over 20 years, im a big tng and voyager fan and always found DS9 boring in the first season and never watched it, I'm glad i rectified my mistake, and your podcasts are great!

    Thanks for all your work.

  2. Thanks, Devin! Happy to hear you came around on Captain Sisko and the gang!

  3. Is Phil going to be eating during this podcast and making horrible chewing noises as he is speaking again?