Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 5

“Choose Your Pain” The crew has to pull together to rescue Captain Lorca after he’s captured by the Klingons in the latest Star Trek: Discovery. Having the Captain be captured by an enemy is a staple of any Star Trek series. The reasons for continually returning to this well of storytelling are obvious. For one…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 4

“The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry” Star Trek: Discovery continues to build the mystery around the experimental engine as the War with the Klingons continues to rage. This episode seems to mark a rough format that the show will follow and it’s not dissimilar to a formula followed by many of the…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 3

“Context is for Kings” Star Trek: Discovery enjoys something of a second pilot when Michael Burnham finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery; a mysterious scientific vessel acting as a testbed for experimental technology and top secret projects. The events of the previous episode were about as definitive as it could get for Michael Burnham. In…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 2

“Battle at the Binary Stars” Star Trek: Discovery follows on from an impressive opening episode with an all out engagement between Starfleet and the Klingons. The crew of the Shenzhou were left in a very difficult position at the end of the previous episode. They are alone against a fleet of Klingon ships and are…

Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 1

“The Vulcan Hello” After a 12 year hiatus from television; Star Trek returns to TV with an updated look and a new crew in Star Trek: Discovery. Those who read the site frequently or listen to the podcasts will know that I love Star Trek; many of the contributors to this site do and I…

Kneel Before Pod – Star Trek: Discovery Flashcast II

Since there has recently been some news about Star Trek: Discovery released by Bryan Fuller, Sandy and I (Craig) decided to get together for a Flashcast and talk a bit about it. The conversation veered off into other aspects of the Star Trek universe as usual but we had a broad discussion about everything we know so far…

Kneel Before Pod – Star Trek Discovery Flashcast

Following the short clip promoting the new Star Trek TV series; now titled Star Trek: Discovery myself (Craig), Sandy and Nick Cook who runs the fan web series Intrepid to have a chat about a very short clip that meandered into other somewhat connected conversations complete with background noise of a TV and a cameo…