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Reopening the Wormhole is a weekly podcast in which three Deep Space Nine obsessives tackle a randomly selected episode from the series and analyze all the things they love and hate about it. Each week, they'll try to determine the funniest lines out of context, deliver their very official review scores and much more! Make sure to stick around until the end, so you don't miss it when they spin the Dabo wheel to reveal next week's episode! 

Featuring Jack Stovold, Sam Stovold and Kevin Young 

Oct 29, 2022

You think Star Trek is just space guys philosophizing about morality? You think things never get spooky? I’ve got a very real giant black cat and dungeon with skeletons that say otherwise! That’s right, since it’s Halloween, we had to talk about the ONLY Star Trek Halloween episode: the original series’s Catspaw! Join Sam, Jack, and Kevin for an exciting discussion about whether this episode is scary, the quaint comfort of terrible original series episodes, and a lot of discussion about Korob, Sylvia, and the weird wand. Sam also takes us on a journey through some internet listicles about “the scariest Star Trek episodes” (spoiler: some of the choices are silly), and the team discusses all the great horror movies that have come out thus far in 2022. Not to mention another thrilling trip to the old mailbag! This discussion will enthrall all extragalactic beings, including those who can experience no sensation! And coming soon, to a podcast device near you: the continuing journey of the Tongo wheel! Have a spooky, spooky Halloween.

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