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Will You Take My Hand? 

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 are rekindled within Burnham.


Akiva Goldsman


Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek" created by), Bryan Fuller (created by) | 10 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sonequa Martin-Green ... Michael Burnham
Doug Jones ... Saru
Shazad Latif ... Ash Tyler
Anthony Rapp ... Paul Stamets
Mary Wiseman ... Sylvia Tilly
Jason Isaacs ... Captain Gabriel Lorca (credit only)
Michelle Yeoh ... Emperor Georgiou
Mia Kirshner ... Amanda Grayson
Jayne Brook ... Admiral Cornwell
Mary Chieffo ... L'Rell
James Frain ... Sarek
Clint Howard ... Creepy Orion
Michael Ayres Michael Ayres ... Transporter Officer
Matthew Binkley Matthew Binkley ... Shavo
Emily Coutts ... Keyla Detmer


When the Federation seeks to turn the war with the Klingons, a dark plan is put in motion and Captain Philippa Georgiou is tasked with its implementation. Meanwhile, Michael Burnham is confronted with her past and thus finds a way to try to end hostilities. Written by Tantrum1701

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This is the first episode of Star Trek: Discovery (2017) to feature Earth. See more »


At the end of the episode, when they drop out of warp, Saru's right arm is raised but resting on the chair when the camera angle changes. See more »


Emperor Georgiou: What's wrong? Are you scared, Number One? Where I'm from, there's a saying: "Scared Kelpien makes for tough Kelpien." Have you gotten tough since we served together on the Shenzhou, Mr. Saru?
Saru: Affirmative, Captain. Very tough. So much so that many find me simply unpalatable.
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Spell check darn it.
11 September 2019 | by adam-flemmingSee all my reviews

The ep was okay. Not really finale worthy. What does grate though is that apparently in the future there are no spell checkers.

At around minute 27 or so as the simulation runs and the words "End Simulation" are displayed reversed in the centre of screen, the word simulation is spelled with a second T. Simultation is not a word. Ugh.

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English | Klingon

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11 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital (5.1)



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2.00 : 1
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