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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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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 ...  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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Discover a future worth fighting for. (season 1) See more »


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English | Klingon

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24 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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The starship USS Discovery carries the designation NCC-1031. Coincidentally, the Space Shuttle Discovery had the designation of OV-103 and held many of space explorations "firsts" including the first female pilot Eileen Collins. See more »

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24 August 2019 | by Jack_C_See all my reviews

TNG and DS9 hold the bar for what Star Trek should be - philosophically inspiring explorations into a possible future we can all aspire to. Discovery is an insult to their legacy.

Season 1 is a tired, dumbed down, shoot them up, mumble jumble of betrayals and double betrayals. A couple of great ideas like the mycelial network and alternate dimensions were explored, but we were only treated to superficial whip cream, not the sundae.

Klingons degenerated into barely comprehensible villains who have to spit out every word. Their bleached skin one dimensional characters have no redeemable value. I miss the warrior race we both loved and hated in the past. The female empowerment clap trap was not consistent with their misgonystic culture and seemed slapped on like a dead fish.

Season 2 held promise until episode 7. New Eden almost transported me back to the TNG days. As soon as Spock joined the plot, the story became grade school and every character's IQ dropped below 90. I will likely not watch the rest of the series as everything just seems contrived from here on out.

Don't trust the studio hacked ratings. No Trekkie would rate this over 5 stars. Netflix needs to stop paying for the international rights as it is simply rewarding bad behavior. Hope it gets cancelled.


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