Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 9

“Project Daedalus” Star Trek: Discovery takes the crew to Section 31 headquarters and pushes the corrupted Airiam plot to the front. This show has an interesting approach to characters in the context of the Star Trek franchise. Previous entries have focused on the bridge crew with each of them having a defined role on the…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 8

“If Memory Serves” Star Trek: Discovery revisits the first aliens ever encountered in the franchise when Michael takes Spock to Talos IV in an effort to heal his fractured mind. Nostalgia is really big these days. Hardly a day goes by without some project being greenlit with the intension of capitalising on nostalgia in order…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 7

“Light and Shadows” Star Trek: Discovery concludes the search for Spock, ramps up the mystery surrounding him and deals with a temporal anomaly at the halfway point of the season. As a Star Trek fan there’s a large degree of comfort that comes with a good old temporal anomaly story. There have been numerous examples…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 6

“The Sounds of Thunder” Star Trek: Discovery explores the implications of Saru’s recent realisation when a red burst appears over his home planet. As a new species in the Star Trek canon it was inevitable that audiences would eventually get a look at Saru’s home planet in order to develop his character through showing where…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 5

“Saints of Imperfection” Star Trek: Discovery has the crew embark on a daring rescue mission to retrieve Tilly from the clutches of the Mycelial Network. The search for Spock is really becoming tedious. Yes I do want to make use of that title reference as much as I can but the point still stands. Each…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 4

“An Obol for Charon” Star Trek: Discovery delivers a riff on an old Star Trek plot when a mysterious life form threatens the ship and the crew have to race against time to save themselves. So many episodes of the various Star Trek shows have had this basic setup whether it be an anomaly of…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 3

“Point of Light” Star Trek: Discovery checks in with L’Rell and Tyler and Amanda pays a visit to the Discovery to enlist Burnham’s help in resolving the Spock situation. Last season ended with L’Rell seizing power in the Klingon Empire by having her finger on the detonator of a bomb that could wipe out the…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 2

Star Trek Discovery continues to explore the mystery of the red bursts and takes the crew to an undiscovered Human colony on the other side of the galaxy. I mentioned last week that the red burst story could act as little more than an enabler for plot, acting as an excuse to take the ship…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 Episode 1

“Brother” Star Trek: Discovery returns for a second season with the introduction of a mystery that spans the galaxy and the appointment of a new Captain on a temporary basis. The return of this show is something I’ve been eagerly anticipating since the last season ended. Star Trek is my favourite franchise and I found…