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Every Star Trek Pilot Episode, Ranked From Worst To Best

Every Star Trek Pilot Episode, Ranked From Worst To Best

Here are just some of our favourites. After that, it will only be available on All Access in the US, and on Netflix internationally.

"Star Trek is best when it's hopeful, but hope shines brightest amid horror".

With advancements in special effects and bigger television budgets, the Star Trek series has evolved with the times to create a show that is fitting for every era. The theme song, meanwhile, pays homage to The Original Series. "So that really puts everything on Sonequa Martin-Green, at least for me, and even as great as she is, I'm not sure if she's enough". Visually, Discovery has much more in common with the two J.J. Abrams Star Trek films, right down to the backlit sets and the preponderance of lens flares employed by directors David Semel and Adam Kane. Officer Burnham is introduced as a human raised by Sarek (James Frain). Keep in mind, this is not the same as ranking the series as a whole. The show doesn't go where no man has gone before, but it's still good to be back inside the ship.

The first two episodes of the new series are available to watch on Netflix now, and early reviews are positive. Especially if they're klinging on to that cliffhanger like we are! Throughout "A Vulcan Hello" and "Battle at the Binary Stars", more of her backstory is revealed.

In other words, they hope that Discovery will keep the Star Trek TV brand living long and prospering. More generally, quite a few are named after real-life naval vessels. To be honest, seeing an Asian female Starship Captain was disconcerting at first.

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CBS will look to further engage Star Trek fans with After Trek, the show's live companion after-show hosted by Matt Mira. Parts of the website may not work as expected without them. In the Star Trek timeline it is set 10 years before the events of the original 1966 series.

Discovery also stars Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Michelle Yeoh and Jason Isaacs. That leads the aging ship into a direct confrontation with T'Kuvma (Chris Obi), leader of one of the Klingon Empire's 24 houses and self-styled messiah of the Klingon race.

After losing original showrunner Bryan Fuller (American Gods) and being delayed from its original January premiere date, fans had feared the worst. Discovery's opening episode, meanwhile, sees the Shenzou investigate a damaged Federation array only to come across a hidden Klingon vessel - though the end results there were slightly more violent... Frain also played Jarvis in TRON: Legacy, the computer program who made a decision to fight for the user after his master, Clu, had failed.