Star Trek: Discovery

2017
4.1
303 reviews
TV-MA
Rating
Eligible
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Season 1 episodes (26)

1 The Vulcan Hello
9/24/17
Series premiere. While patrolling Federation space, the U.S.S. Shenzhou encounters an object of unknown origin, putting First Officer Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) to her greatest test yet. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones.
2 Battle at the Binary Stars
9/24/17
Face to face with Klingon vessels, the U.S.S. Shenzhou prepares for the possibility of war if negotiations fail. Amidst the turmoil, Burnham looks back to her Vulcan upbringing for guidance. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones.
3 Context Is For Kings
10/1/17
Burnham finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery where she quickly realizes things are not as they seem, including the mysterious Captain Gabriel Lorca (Jason Isaacs). Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs.
4 The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry
10/8/17
With tensions and stakes high as Starfleet continues in their efforts to end the war with Klingons, Burnham begins to settle in to her new position aboard the U.S.S. Discovery. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, and Mary Wiseman.
5 Choose Your Pain
10/15/17
While on a mission, Lorca unexpectedly finds himself in the company of prisoner of war, Starfleet Lieutenant Ash Tyler (Shazad Latif) and notorious intergalactic criminal, Harry Mudd (Rainn Wilson). Burnham voices her concerns about the repercussions of the spore drive jumps on "Ripper". Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif. Guest starring Rainn Wilson.
6 Lethe
10/22/17
The U.S.S. Discovery crew is intrigued by new addition, Lt. Ash Tyler. Sarek seeks Burnham's help, rekindling memories from her past. Admiral Cornwell questions Lorca's tactics. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif.
7 Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad
10/29/17
As the U.S.S. Discovery crew attempts to let loose at a party, an unwelcome visitor comes aboard bringing about a problematic and twisted sequence of events. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif. Guest starring Rainn Wilson.
8 Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum
11/5/17
The U.S.S. Discovery is tasked with a high priority mission to planet Pahvo and learn the science behind the Klingon's cloaking technology. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif.
9 Into the Forest I Go
11/12/17
Bypassing Starfleet's orders, Lorca uses the U.S.S. Discovery crew's ultimate asset, the ship itself, in an effort to end the war with the Klingons once and for all. Starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif.
10 Despite Yourself
1/7/18
While in unfamiliar territory, the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home.
11 The Wolf Inside
1/14/18
As the crew continues their guise, Burnham undergoes a merciless mission in hopes of helping the U.S.S. Discovery return home. Tilly works on restoring Stamets' neurofunction.
12 Vaulting Ambition
1/21/18
Burnham heads to the ISS Charon with a special "gift" for the Emperor. With the help of an unexpected source, Stamets gains clarity while trapped inside the mycelial network. Saru asks for L'Rell's help.
13 What's Past Is Prologue
1/28/18
Lorca plans to move forward with a coup against the Emperor, propelling Burnham to make a quick decision to save not only herself, but the U.S.S. Discovery.
14 The War Without, the War Within
2/4/18
Back on the U.S.S. Discovery, Burnham and the crew are faced with the harsh reality of the war during their absence. In order to move forward, Starfleet must use unconventional tactics and sources to take their next action against the Klingons.
15 Will You Take My Hand?
2/11/18
Season one finale. With Georgiou at the helm of the plan to end the Klingon war once and for all, the U.S.S. Discovery crew struggles to fathom and tolerate her hostile tactics. Memories of past hardships are rekindled within Burnham.
101 Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Star Trek: Discovery's Artful Production
11/26/18
Season-only
In this new, behind-the-scenes featurette for Star Trek: Discovery, the series' cast and crew delve a little deeper into the incredible undertaking of bringing Star Trek back to TV for the first time in over a decade.
102 Michelle Yeoh Takes The Captain's Chair On Star Trek: Discovery
11/26/18
Season-only
Michelle Yeoh explains how Captain Philippa Georgiou's murky background and inherent optimism make her the ideal choice to command the U.S.S. Shenzhou.
103 How Star Trek: Discovery's Mirror Universe Fashion Draws From Classic Trek
11/26/18
Season-only
Star Trek: Discovery cast and crew walk us through the show's Mirror Universe's wardrobe and how it pays homage to the original Star Trek episode "Mirror, Mirror."
104 How The Klingons Were Reimagined For Star Trek: Discovery
11/26/18
Season-only
Learn how Alchemy Studios drew inspiration from previous Star Trek series and ancient empires to create Star Trek: Discovery's iconic warrior race.
105 Here's How Star Trek: Discovery Brings Its Unique Creatures To Life
11/26/18
Season-only
From Kelpien to Klingon, learn how Star Trek: Discovery uses makeup and prosthetics to create its one-of-a-kind alien life-forms.
106 Composer Jeff Russo On Scoring Star Trek: Discovery's Biggest Moments
11/26/18
Season-only
From a Kaseelian Opera to scoring Lorca's pivotal scene, Emmy-winning composer Jeff Russo uses music to illustrate characters' emotions on Star Trek: Discovery.
107 Cast And Crew Discuss Their Personal Connection To Trek
11/26/18
Season-only
Watch as Star Trek: Discovery stars Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Shazad Latif, Anthony Rapp, and Mary Wiseman - as well as crew members-explain what Star Trek means to them.
108 See Star Trek: Discovery Props Go From Sketch To Build
11/26/18
Season-only
In this behind-the-scenes video, Star Trek: Discovery Props Master Mario Moreira talks about his department's "period piece" approach to creating the new phasers, tricorders, Klingon weapons, and more.
109 Here's How Star Trek: Discovery Designed Its Ultra-Intricate Sets
11/26/18
Season-only
Executive Producer Alex Kurtzman and Production Designer Tamara Deverell talk designing Star Trek: Discovery sets, including the Qo'noS black market, the rebel planet Harlak, and more.
110 This Season On Star Trek: Discovery
11/26/18
Season-only
Take a look at what's ahead for the rest of Season 1 of Star Trek: Discovery.
111 s Visual Effects Create A Deeply Cinematic Experience
11/26/18
Season-only
Get a front-row seat to how the Star Trek: Discovery visual effects team builds a highly realistic, incredibly detailed universe for the CBS All Access series.

About this show

"Star Trek," one of the most iconic and influential global television franchises, returns to television 50 years after it first premiered with STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. The series will feature a new ship, new characters, and new missions, while embracing the same ideology and hope for the future that inspired a generation of dreamers and doers.
4.1
303 reviews
Phillip Miceli
December 1, 2018
This is not only NOT STAR TREK, Its not even a good sci-fi show. Terrible writing, as expected of something involving Alex Kurtzman and the Bad Robot alumni. God awful story written by people who clearly have no idea or regard for what Star Trek really is. Terrible acting and stiff wooden main characters, The lead character, Burnham, being not only completely unlikable, but one of, if not the biggest Mary-Sue in modern Sci-fi with a matching lack of personality, Secondary characters being little more than cardboard cutouts with no personality or characteristics, complete bastardization of popular and iconic aliens (Those are NOT in any way Klingons), nearly every scene severely lacking light, and to top it all off, The biggest slap in the face to Trek Canon the franchise has ever seen. I watched 13 episodes of this abomination before I finally got angry enough to quit. This is not Star Trek. It's a poorly written, generic mess of a Sci-fi show with a Star Trek paint job. and the vast majority of the fanbase knows this, which is why it's failing faster than a Special Ed kid in honors classes. STD needs to be cancelled and stricken from canon, and Kurtzman and all the writers, fired.
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Connor Garvey
May 7, 2022
Huge production values, fun to watch just for eye candy. Otherwise, this Star Trek has been a let down. This is definitely fantasy, little understanding of science. "What if"s that make scifi so amazing are also mostly absent. Instead Discovery is futuristic action drama and doesn't pull it off very well. Also, it seems like there weren't notes from anyone who watched previous Treks. I hope for a return to what we loved about Trek, a bit more science and dreams of what could be.
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Glenn Ward
July 12, 2021
This version of Star Trek is more advanced, plays upon the previous versions history and I've already concluded the ending season, the Federation (after it's been cleaned up of Romulan subversives and the Klingons neutered) becomes Q. In the meanwhile time travel is played around with much more, but we already know that. Great series so far.
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