The Orb 102: An Emotional Malaise / by Trek fm

Worf’s Journey to DS9, Part 1: TNG and Generations.

Running Time: 57 minutes 53 seconds
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When it was announced that Michael Dorn would join the cast of DS9 with the show’s fourth-season premier, fan reaction was mixed. Was this just a gimmick to win over the TNG crowd and boost the show? Well, maybe. But as it turned out, DS9 was where Worf really belonged, and the character blossomed as part of the Station’s ensemble. But how did he get there?

In this episode of The Orb, hosts C Bryan Jones and Matthew Rushing begin a new four-part series focused on Worf’s journey from The Next Generation to Deep Space Nine. Connecting the dots that were never actually meant to be connected, we find moments that were key to preparing Worf for his assignment to DS9. In Part 1, we discuss stories from TNG’s final season as well as Worf’s role in Generations.


Worf’s Background (00:02:44)
TNG Season 7: Deanna (00:04:35)
TNG Season 7: Alexander (00:11:17)
TNG Season 7: Nikolai (00:17:48)
Generations: Promotion (00:20:34)
Generations: Starfleet Duty vs. Klingon Heritage (00:25:44)
Generations: Homeless Worf (00:30:41)
Generations: Other Worf Moments (00:35:34)
Generations and DS9: Connections in Time (00:37:09)
Generations: Final Thoughts (00:42:44)


C Bryan Jones and Matthew Rushing


C Bryan Jones (Editor and Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Executive Producer) Charlynn Schmiedt (Executive Producer) Ruth Ward (Associate Producer) Will Nguyen (Associate Producer) Ken Tripp (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Will Nguyen (Content Manager)