Retro Review: Honor Among Thieves

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine' started by TrekToday, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. TrekToday

    TrekToday Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 27, 1999
    O’Brien is sent to infiltrate the criminal Orion Syndicate, but becomes too close to one of his informants. Plot Summary: A compromised Starfleet sends Miles O’Brien undercover to infiltrate the Orion Syndicate and befriends a mid-level operative named Bilby, who watches O’Brien seemingly save the life of one of his henchmen and believes O’Brien’s story […]

  2. Danny99

    Danny99 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Dec 30, 2002
    Ontario, Canada
    This would have been a good pre-war episode, but plunked down this late in the series run and then to have a follow-up shoehorned into Ezri's back story in Season 7 didn't endear it to me.

    That being said, still a good episode.
  3. JirinPanthosa

    JirinPanthosa Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Nov 20, 2012
    I like the emotional themes of the episode but it never quite made sense to me that O'Brien was the one chosen for this assignment.

    And I would agree with the assessment that the crime syndicate we see is not believable. Then again our standards for believable crime syndicates on television changed quite a bit when Sopranos came along so maybe it was easier to believe back when it aired.