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Star Trek: Discovery: Chapters 1 & 2 (2017-2018)



Critic Consensus: Although it takes an episode to achieve liftoff, Star Trek: Discovery delivers a solid franchise installment for the next generation -- boldly led by the charismatic Sonequa Martin-Green.


Air date: Sep 24, 2017
Air date: Sep 24, 2017
Air date: Oct 1, 2017
Air date: Oct 8, 2017
Air date: Oct 15, 2017
Air date: Oct 22, 2017
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Air date: Nov 5, 2017
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This sci-fi series follows the voyages of Starfleet on their quest to explore new planets and new life forms. Set 10 years before the events of "Star Trek: The Original Series," the show sees the Klingons waging war against the United Federation of Planets, with starship Discovery being the most important weapon on the Federation's side. Science Specialist Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) must learn that to truly understand all things alien, first she must understand herself. Notable guest … More

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Network: CBS All Access
Premiere Date: Sep 24, 2017
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Jason Isaacs
as Captain Lorca
Michelle Yeoh
as Captain Georgiou
Doug Jones
as Lt. Saru
Anthony Rapp
as Lt. Stamets
Shazad Latif
as Lt. Tyler
Rekha Sharma
as Commander Landry
Mary Wiseman
as Cadet Sylvia Tilly
Maulik Pancholy
as Dr. Nambue
Sam Vartholomeos
as Ensign Connor
Rainn Wilson
as Harry Mudd
Terry Serpico
as Admiral Anderson
Wilson Cruz
as Dr. Hugh Culber
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All Critics (59) | Top Critics (14)

Still, Discovery ends its first season having earned the Star Trek prefix in its title. The show feels much as it did after its season premiere - as a series with more potential than proof - but also one with nigh-limitless, intriguing possibilities ahead

February 14, 2018 | Full Review…
Consequence of Sound

And yet, the second half has shown glimmers of potential, with its ensemble settling into a more confident rapport and delving into deeper thematic material.

February 14, 2018 | Full Review…
Consequence of Sound

Star Trek doesn't leave any gaps. Nor, I expect, will it. We will see the aliens, see the distant worlds. Nothing will be figurative, nothing will be implied, there will be no endless, unseen mystery about which to thrill.

December 28, 2017 | Full Review…
Times (UK)

So far, Star Trek: Discovery is quite good. It's gorgeously executed, thrilling to watch, and full of heart. But it's also a show that clearly pushing against the boundaries of what Star Trek is supposed to be.

December 19, 2017 | Full Review…

But, despite a traditionally Trekkian diverse cast that includes the first black, female lead in a Star Trek show, and many elements that Trek fans expect in their franchise, there's not much about Star Trek Discovery to lure the much needed new fans.

December 11, 2017 | Full Review…

My only worry about a character driven series is that if you don't like the character, you're kind of screwed. And Michael Burnham is a polarizing character.

November 15, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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