Another set of showrunners have now ditched out on Star Trek: Discovery

Poor ol’ Star Trek: Discovery: Despite moderately positive critical response to its first season, the CBS All Access series just can’t seem to get its production parents to stick around, with Variety reporting that showrunners Aaron Harberts and Gretchen J. Berg are now departing the series in the midst of filming for…

Star Trek: Discovery ends its first season with a promise to do better

B-

It almost works. If you squint and you’re kind (or if you’ve been enjoying the ride thus far and see no reason to get off the train just yet), “Will You Take My Hand?” is an acceptable, even inspiring, season finale. The loose plot threads are all tied off; the Klingon War is ended; Burnham gets a chance to be a hero…

Star Trek: Discovery is exciting, but not much else

B

I’ve been trying to cut back on my use of “fan fiction” as a pejorative. It’s the sort of vague, over-done descriptive term that can mean everything and nothing, like calling someone you don’t like a “hipster” and just assuming everyone agrees exactly what “hipster” means. So when I say Star Trek: Discovery is like…

A new Star Trek: Discovery finds the show struggling to go forward

B

When last we left the U.S.S. Discovery, they were lost. Excessive use of the spore drive had battered poor Stamets’ brain, and the final jump—the jump that was supposed to take the ship to the nearest star base—was one jump too many. The Chief Engineer collapsed, his eyes gone nearly white, and the Discovery found…