Should You Watch Star Trek: Discovery? A New Viewer’s Guide

Star Trek: Discovery might be the most divisive series in the storied science fiction franchise. Premiering in 2017 after a 12-year drought for Trek television, Discovery was the first Star Trek series to debut behind a streaming paywall, a controversial enough move on its own, but it also marked a…

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 13 “Coming Home” Review

At its best, Star Trek: Discovery is a thrilling, emotionally-charged space drama that deeply invests in its lead character’s path to becoming a righteous space hero. At its worst, it’s a cloying, self-important product that is mortally afraid of hurting its audience’s feelings. Discovery’s fourth season finale, “Coming Home,” contains…

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 12 “Species Ten-C” Review

For weeks, Star Trek: Discovery has been building towards the fateful first contact between the United Federation of Planets and the mysterious extragalactic beings they call Unknown Species 10-C. Now the moment has finally come, but are Captain Burnham and company ready for its Arrival? That’s right, this week’s episode,…

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 10 “The Galactic Barrier” Review

When Paramount announced last month that Star Trek: Discovery would be picked up for a fifth season, they were explicit that this next batch would consist of ten episodes, rather than thirteen or fourteen. Fans have speculated that this is due to Discovery no longer being co-financed and distributed by…

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 9 “Rubicon” Review

This week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery fires on all cylinders, as Captain Michael Burnham finds herself locked in a deadly battle of wills with the love of her life. “Rubicon” is another high water mark for the season, packed with high emotion, stunning space action, and an affirmation of…

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 8 “All In” Review

Back in the days when Star Trek was episodic television, each individual series would feature a variety of different flavors of stories. Even on Deep Space Nine, the darkest and most grimly serious of the classic Trek shows, the heavy material would be contrasted by light, pointedly silly comedy episodes.…

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