33. The Alternate

The Alternate, an episode dealing with the origins of Constable Odo, and his relationship with his Bajoran “Father.” Tune in for more!

The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
33. The Alternate

What to expect from episode 33: The Alternate?


The Alternate….what?

Odo is now the subject of the inquiry!

Alien Death Rituals. Everyone needs a hobby.

Who is the Late Great Plegg?

Selling desiccated remains….not a bad idea!

Quark, the quintessential Ferengi.

Who is this man and why did he steal Odo’s haircut?

Dr. Mora Pol, the “father.”

Now we get to see Odo under scrutiny. He doesn’t like it.

Does Dr. Mora overstep?

What is the bizarre creature found on the planet?

Odo Jr Perhaps?

Whole lotta shakin goin on!

Finally get to see Dax at work.

Dr. Bashir, sometimes a creep, other times our hero!

Something is loose on the station!

That’s right O’Brien, you crawl right in there after it!

Tentacles off screen attack everyone!

Sneaking out of Sickbay? That’s a write up!

Constable…an odd term of affection.

Perry wishes he only had to associate as much as he wanted.

Ben and Jake Sisko are so great together.

I kinda want to listen to Klingon Opera.

Perry and David discuss favorite scenes.

Who was the standout performer of this episode?

What makes Odo, Odo?

Will we ever find out where Changelings come from?

Odo’s Weakness.

Odo is melting…gross.

Mora Pol pushes too far.

Perry and David give an update on their week.

Our hosts discuss new shows they are watching.

Will Perry ever return to Halo?

Will David convince Perry to Watch his new Hulu favorite?

Perry updates everyone on what is happening in the greater Trek Franchise.

Episode Credits


  • David Wampler
  • Perry Freeze


  • Perry Freeze

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The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
The Fire Caves - A Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Podcast
33. The Alternate