Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions
Falow: (only interested in a new game) Take us to Quark's.
Kira: (surprised) Right this way. (they walk away)
Sisko: First contact is not what it used to be.
Primmin: (Odo wants to transport aboard the Wadi ship) Now, hold on, Odo... you can't just go storming onto their ship without their permission.
Odo: Oh, is that Starfleet policy?
Primmin: That's right.
Odo: Well, I'm not in Starfleet. Set the coordinates to midway down the second deck corridor. (Primmin hesitates) Is it against Starfleet rules to press a few buttons?
Primmin: (reluctantly) Energizing.
Sisko: Major, I gave you a direct order.
Kira: Court-martial me.
Sisko: I can't. You're not in Starfleet.
Jadzia: (glaring at Sisko and Kira) If I were your superior officer, I'd court-martial both of you!
Chandra: Allamaraine, count to four, Allamaraine, then three more, Allamaraine, if you can see, Allamaraine, you'll come with me...
Jake: Dad, I'm fourteen.
Sisko: I'm glad we agree on something. Go to bed.
Odo: That's not what you said when you were groveling on the floor.
Quark: Oh, that's right, you were here for the groveling.
This episode's working title was "Sore Losers".
The Wadi ship seen in this episode would later be re-used as a Bajoran transport (used by Vedek Bareil in "In The Hands Of The Prophets") and a Trill transport (used by Dr. Lenara Khan's science team in "Rejoined").
Colm Meaney (Chief O'Brien) does not appear in this episode.
This episode marks the final appearance of Lt. George Primmin. There will not be another Starfleet security chief until Michael Eddington is assigned to coordinate security efforts with Odo in the episode "The Search".
The Wadi applaude in the Bajoran style; slapping back of one hand into the other palm.
When the crew meets Chandra, she is singing a rhyme. The name Chandra is a Latin derivitive of chantey, which means a song sung in rhythm to work.