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Star Trek: Discovery 

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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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Season 2 Premiere


2019

Crew of USS Discovery, Commanded by Acting-Captain Saru, and CDR. Michael Burnham, respond to a "Priority One" distress call from the USS Enterprise NCC1701, Commanded by Captain ...


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With Georgiou at the helm of the plan to end the Klingon war once and for all, the USS Discovery crew struggles to fathom and tolerate her hostile tactics. Memories of past hardships ...


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Series cast summary:
...  Michael Burnham 16 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Saru 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Ash Tyler / ... 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Paul Stamets 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Sylvia Tilly 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Captain Gabriel Lorca 15 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Keyla Detmer 14 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Captain Christopher Pike 13 episodes, 2019
Julianne Grossman ...  Discovery Computer 11 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Airiam 11 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Joann Owosekun 11 episodes, 2017-2018
...  L'Rell 10 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Dr. Hugh Culber 9 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Emperor Georgiou / ... 8 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Rhys 8 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Admiral Cornwell 7 episodes, 2017-2018
...  Bryce / ... 7 episodes, 2017-2018
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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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At the edge of the universe, discovery begins.


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Σταρ Τρεκ: Ντισκάβερι  »

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Creator Bryan Fuller voluntarily stepped down as showrunner in October 2016, citing his involvement with other projects as the main reason to take an executive producer role instead. Gretchen J. Berg and Aaron Harberts took over with Fuller's blessing. See more »

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Follows Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) See more »

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Half a century of cultural legacy flushed down the drain
10 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

If there's one single thing this show does well, it proves that just because you own the rights to something doesn't mean you have the capacity to make it - or even understand it for that matter.

Star Trek isn't just a name. Like every long running piece of fiction, it has its own set of defining characteristics. For some reason the creators of Discovery have chosen to disregard every single one of them. The question is - why?

Perhaps they wanted to move with the times and innovate. That in itself wouldn't be a problem. But this innovation feels entirely ego-driven. Why turn Klingons into Orks, especially in a prequel scenario? Only for innovation's sake. Narratively there's nothing new here at all. They've just made the next generic big budget space war fiction with a popular brand name on it. All right, perhaps they wanted to create an action packed space opera for the masses. But they could have done so in an original universe of their own, seeing how the defining characteristics of Star Trek don't really fit their purpose. Even a spin-off would have been better that this. So that leaves us with two logical explanations.

One - it's just naked profiteering. Star Trek is widely popular, therefore the big investment. Cynical, but likely true. And two - they just don't understand what Star Trek is about, nor do they care.

And that's not even the worst part. The worst part is that these people have nothing to say. There's no message here, only the same regurgitated social agenda that you can read anywhere on the internet at any given time. No matter where you stand on current issues, there's no interesting perspective here for anybody. Gone are the original ideas, outlandish plots, smart dialogue and philosophical conundrums that made Star Trek what it was. Now it's just self-righteous people shouting at each other and things exploding in space.

As if to compensate, the show is massively overproduced. There are copious amounts of lens flare, bloom, dutch angles, shaky-swirly cameras and unnecessary editing. It looks like the frame never stays in the same place for a even second. Watching an episode of Discovery feels like stepping into a tumble dryer. Things keep swirling all over the place even when there's no action on screen. I strongly suspect that if this wasn't called Star Trek, it would have no hope to succeed.

Normally I don't give 1 and 10 star ratings. Those should be reserved for the most unlikely sitations. I gave it a good thought, but couldn't find any single redeemable quality that this show has. Don't touch this with a ten foot pole.


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