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Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.
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"Star Trek: Discovery" Sets the Stage for Young Spock

The high-stakes prequel to the original "Star Trek" series has been full of Easter eggs for true Trekkies and has its biggest debut yet on the way.

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The U.S.S. Discovery battles against Control in a fight not only for their lives but for the future, with a little help from some unexpected friends. Spock and Burnham discern vital new...


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Series cast summary:
Sonequa Martin-Green ...  Michael Burnham / ... 30 episodes, 2017-2020
Doug Jones ...  Saru / ... 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Anthony Rapp ...  Paul Stamets / ... 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Mary Wiseman ...  Sylvia Tilly / ... 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Emily Coutts ...  Keyla Detmer / ... 28 episodes, 2017-2019
Shazad Latif ...  Ash Tyler / ... 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Oyin Oladejo ...  Lt. Joann Owosekun / ... 25 episodes, 2017-2019
Patrick Kwok-Choon ...  Lt. Gen Rhys / ... 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Julianne Grossman ...  Discovery Computer 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Ronnie Rowe Ronnie Rowe ...  Lt. R.A. Bryce / ... 21 episodes, 2017-2019
Wilson Cruz ...  Dr. Hugh Culber 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Sara Mitich ...  Airiam / ... 18 episodes, 2017-2019
Michelle Yeoh ...  Philippa Georgiou / ... 17 episodes, 2017-2019
Jason Isaacs ...  Captain Gabriel Lorca 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Anson Mount ...  Captain Christopher Pike 14 episodes, 2019
Mary Chieffo ...  L'Rell 13 episodes, 2017-2019
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Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.

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USA

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English | Klingon

Release Date:

24 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Anthony Rapp's character (Paul Stamets) in Star Trek: Discovery is loosely based on the Top Mycologist in the world, Paul Stamets. The real Paul Stamets has been seen on Ted Talk and can be found on YouTube. See more »

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Despite being a prequel, set 10 years before the original Star Trek and more than a century before The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine and Voyager, the Discovery is far more advanced than any of the ships from those series (spore drive, holographic displays, automated self-covering spacesuits, etc.). The first Starfleet ship that was seen using holographic communications (as opposed to a standard viewscreen) was the Defiant in Deep Space Nine, set approximately 120 years after Discovery. See more »

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No inspiration, NOT Star Trek
13 March 2018 | by pjgowthamSee all my reviews

Star trek is about inter species politics, technological gap, boundaries, exploration and ethics. Star trek is more like a projected future which portrays the best version of humanity possible. There is no place for dark future here as the core of this series.

Discovery is based on the original timeline. This series is supposed to happen after star trek enterprise. The technologies were a bit advanced for the timeline. The show failed to focus on earth's people, about the federation, dialogues that explain the psychology of the characters. Clearly, the directors of the series don't know star trek.

The vulcan logic, The klingon strength ,are all ignored comfortably in this show. The humans are shown as depressed warmongers

Klingons live by their honour. They aren't bald shiny orcs. These were unlike any klingons in the previous series. They are so different ( In a bad way). This show is pure graphical entertainment, no story, not prequel - like at all. There was no life to the story. Fan made star trek is way better than discovery.

This show is a disgrace for the whole star trek franchise. The directors should back off if they don't understand Star Trek. I hope season 2 is not this grim.


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