A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.
The main title theme's very first musical note has the same pitch, length and spacing to the second note as the main title theme for Star Trek the original series. From there it varies until almost the end where a small portion of Alexander Courage's original theme is duplicated. See more »
When you presume that the legacy Star Trek time-line applies to this series:
The insignia on the uniforms in this series are known as the "delta" emblems classic to the USS Enterprise crew in the Prime time-line. In canon, that insignia was devoted ONLY to those serving on the Enterprise until it became the fleet wide insignia after Kirk's historic five year mission. The Original Series Court Martial shows non-Enterprise crew wearing the Delta emblem. It was not until The Motion Picture, a decade later, that the emblem was 'retconned' into represented all of Starfleet - but it is false to say that it was canonical to only the USS Enterprise, when that was never a formal decision.
However, This time-line was reset at the day of Kirks Birth due to Director and Writer J.J. Abrams addition to the Romulan Mining Vessel. This new time-line exists within the 10 years prior to Kirk's command of the NCC-1701 U.S.S. Enterprise. While this new time-line seems to be irrelevant to the Insignia, it cannot be discounted that this new Timeline Change may have affected the back story this Insignia. Especially when you consider the new time-line, Kirk was also most Court Martial and kicked out of StarFleet for cheating on the Kobayashi Maru test. In the legacy time-line, Kirk was award and recognized for his original thinking. The new Timeline was not as kind to Kirk for this cheat. See more »
I remember watching the first TOS episodes as a young boy. I loved them, just because I loved every movie or TV series with star ships in it. Later when I was a teen TNG came out and it was the first time I got aware of that Star Trek series are not just random episodes of sci-fi fun but an own universe with own physics rules, different alien races and complex interstellar political issues. With DS9 they deepened the understanding of that universe and all it's rules and made it step by step even more complex and interesting.
And oh boy there was a lot to learn about that universe. There was the religion like believe of the Klingons in their greatest warrior Kahless, The Vulcan society which was completely based on logic, There were ship classes for every species with detailed specifications of their technology and a complete history of the human race to the stars starting with the invention of the warp drive by Zefram Cochrane. Each alien race had their unique design for their whole technology, architecture and cloth which fitted even when the different series were hundreds of years apart.
Sure there were several plot holes which they had to fix and explain in ENT. What they did pretty well. At that point a very delicate web was knitted to fit all the bits and pieces together. A complex universe which was fully explained to play with for future series authors.
So we all looked forward to a great new show in that universe. Would it be about a more modern ship two centuries after the Enterprise D? Maybe a short series about the Star Fleet academy? Could have even been one completely out of the view of Vulcans or Klingons or about the Eugenic Wars. The Star Trek universe is a giant sandbox full of things to play with for an author.
So what did we get then with STD? SJW nonsense, unfitting ship designs, unfitting race looks, unfitting star trek officer behavior, unfitting technology in that time-line. Unfitting control panels, unfitting uniforms - basically if there would not be the word Klingons" mentioned now and then you would not even be aware that this story plays somehow in the Star Trek universe.
STD trashed 60 years of story development and then puked a big pile of SJW idiocy on it, stirred it up with some standard factory CGI and feed it to the public.
Everyone involved in the making of Star Treck Discovery should be deeply ashamed for failing completely as authors, set designers, producers and directors. There was basically no way to mess it up more then they did.
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