Star Trek: Prodigy

Reviews of Prodigy are written and posted as the series airs. Note: All reviews contain spoilers.

Content Listing

Season 1 (2021-2022)

  • 10/28/2021. Lost and Found 3 stars. — An unlikely team of juvenile alien misfits working as slave labor on a mining colony attempt to escape the clutches of their captors when they discover a prototype Federation starship mysteriously buried in the mine.
  • 11/4/2021. Starstruck 2 stars. — On the run from the Diviner in the stolen USS Protostar, the makeshift crew face their first challenge when they are caught in the gravitational forces of a dying star.
  • 11/11/2021. Dream Catcher 2.5 stars. — The crew of the Protostar lands on an uninhabited, lush alien world, where the lines between reality and imagination become blurred.
  • 11/18/2021. Terror Firma 3 stars. — Stranded on a hostile planet, the crew must work together with Gwyn to survive. Meanwhile, the Diviner approaches with intentions of reclaiming the stolen Protostar.
  • 1/6/2022. Kobayashi 3.5 stars. — With some downtime after a narrow escape, Dal tests his leadership abilities in the holodeck, where he repeatedly takes one of Starfleet's most famous simulation exams.
  • 1/13/2022. First Con-tact 2.5 stars. — Dal makes a deal with a Ferengi woman from his past to retrieve an artifact from a nearby world in what could be a dangerous first-contact encounter.
  • 1/20/2022. Time Amok 2 stars. — A spatial anomaly causes the Protostar to be split across various timelines moving at different speeds — all approaching a point in time where the ship will be destroyed in an explosion.
  • 1/27/2022. A Moral Star, Part 1 2.5 stars. — The crew of the Protostar faces a pivotal decision when the Diviner offers to release the imprisoned miners of Tars Lamora in exchange for their starship.
  • 2/3/2022. A Moral Star, Part 2 3 stars. — As a major conflict draws near, the Diviner reveals to Gwyn the true motivations behind his ultimate plan to unleash havoc upon the Federation.
  • 10/27/2022. Asylum 2.5 stars. — The Protostar crew makes its first contact with the Federation when they come across Starfleet's most remote outpost.
  • 11/3/2022. Let Sleeping Borg Lie 2 stars. — Hoping to figure out how to disable the Diviner's weapon aboard the Protostar, the crew go looking for answers on a dormant Borg cube.
  • 11/10/2022. All the World's a Stage 3 stars. — The Protostar visits a world whose people modeled themselves on Starfleet based on their experiences hosting a crew member from the USS Enterprise more than a century earlier.
  • 11/24/2022. Crossroads 2.5 stars. — The gang decides to abandon the Protostar and find transport at a snowy spaceport, where Admiral Janeway's crew is already investigating leads in their search for the missing starship.
  • 11/24/2022. Masquerade 2 stars. — As the kids seek repairs for the ship at a remote outpost in the neutral zone, Dal makes a major discovery about his true origin.
  • 12/1/2022. Preludes 3 stars. — With some downtime while awaiting repairs, the crew members of the Protostar tell one another the stories of how they came to arrive at Tars Lamora.
  • 12/8/2022. Ghost in the Machine 1.5 stars. — The crew members find themselves trapped in the holodeck, where they must solve a mystery in order to escape.
  • 12/15/2022. Mindwalk 2.5 stars. — During an attempt to contact Admiral Janeway using his telepathic abilities, Dal accidentally triggers a bizarre event where he and Janeway find their minds trapped in each other's bodies.
  • 12/22/2022. Supernova, Part 1 2.5 stars. — The Protostar crew faces a major test when they are confronted by a Federation fleet and must prevent the Diviner's weapon from being unleashed.
  • 12/29/2022. Supernova, Part 2 3.5 stars. — The crew realizes the only course of action to stop widespread damage to Starfleet is to destroy the Protostar.

Season 2 (2024)

  • All Season 2 episodes will be available on Netflix starting July 1, 2024. Comments will be opened for all episodes at that time. Reviews will subsequently be written over an unspecified period of time as my schedule allows.

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