The Orb 103: A Different Kind of Honor / by Trek fm

Worf’s Journey to DS9, Part 2: First Contact.

Running Time: 1 hour 3 minutes 27 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 continue their 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 2, we discuss Worf’s role in Star Trek: First Contact, how his time with Sisko grew his confidence and influenced his decision making, how his view of honor has changed, and much more.


In the Heart of DS9 (00:02:50)
Commanding the Defiant (00:05:31)
Klingon Cues and Worf’s Confidence (00:11:54)
A Different Kind of Honor (00:23:45)
A More Mouthy Worf (00:29:59)
More Thoughts on First Contact (00:34:13)
Creating a Villain (00:36:17)
Music and a Connected Universe (00:40:11)
The Enterprise-E (00:42:58)
Final Thoughts (00:48:20)


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)