There’s a lot going on this week, as “Discovery” makes full use of its ensemble, right down to its most supporting characters. (Shout-out to Wilson Cruz for making his very brief time on screen memorable, thanks to just one or two cautious looks.) The Klingons are attacking, Admiral Cornwell is under Klingon control, Stamets isn’t handling his tardigrade DNA upgrade all that well and…
We Got an Away Mission!
After weeks of war and conflict, what a pleasure to spend an episode on a familiar narrative: Starfleet officers explore a seemingly uninhabited planet and seek to learn its mysteries. The concept of a planet that is physically in harmony with itself is a fascinating one, and not only is it cool to see Tyler, Burnham, and Saru investigate it, but also investigate it with the express intention to do no harm. Instead, their goal, especially after