Questions tagged [star-trek-discovery]

Star Trek: Discovery (2017 - current) is a show set before the events of The Original Series in the Prime (non-Abrams) universe. It follows the crew of the USS Discovery and events such as the start of the Klingon War. Use with the [star-trek] tag.

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What's with the apparent cyborgs on the Shenzhou bridge?

In the premiere episode of Star Trek: Discovery, there are at least two officers on the bridge of the USS Shenzhou with apparent cybernetic attachments: Has there been any creator comment about the ...
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How could the footprints in the sand be seen by the Shenzou from space?

In Star Trek: Discovery, during the season's opening episode, they are stranded on the planet and have no way to communicate to the ship due to storms. So the captain walks in a pattern to make the ...
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Have the number of Klingon Great Houses been established before Discovery?

In the opening scene of the pilot episode, the Klingon leader says that he plans to unite the 24 Great Houses. Later in her flashback, Michael’s Vulcan training includes a question of how many Klingon ...
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Why does Cpt. Georgiou refer to her first officer as “Michael” instead of “Commander Burnham”?

On the Shenzou, Cpt. Georgiou refers to her first officer as “Michael”. At first, I was thinking she was doing something like Spock where he was referred to by one name. But other crew members refer ...
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Why didn't Michael and Cpt. Georgiou beam down to the well?

In the opening scene of Star Trek Discovery’s pilot, Michael and Cpt. Georgiou walk across a desert, fix a well, then try to beam out, fully expecting it to work. Why didn't they just beam down to the ...
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Are the Star Trek Discovery uniforms seen anywhere else in TOS canon?

So now that we have a teaser trailer (US trailer, Netflix trailer), is there any indication that these uniforms are simply upgraded Enterprise uniforms, or is this pure "Abrams reboot"? They seem to ...
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What's going on legally between CBS/Paramount and Axanar and how does it relate to Star Trek: Discovery (if at all)?

I realize this is evolving, but I think there's a need for a cohesive summary of what had occurred and why. I haven't been following and it's daunting to sift through all the historical stories.
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What is the explanation or justification for this Vulcanesque Klingon name in Star Trek: Discovery?

It has recently come to light that there will be a recurring character in Star Trek: Discovery named T'Kuvma who is A Klingon leader who is looking to unite the Klingon houses. This seems like a ...
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When is Star Trek: Discovery set?

The series Star Trek: Discovery, due to be released in early 2017, will be the first new Star Trek series since Enterprise. According to Wikipedia: Set to premiere on CBS in January 2017 before ...

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