Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

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

Content Listing

Season 1 (2022)

  • 5/5/2022. Strange New Worlds 3 stars. — Reluctantly returning to action after shouldering a personal burden, Captain Pike retakes command of the Enterprise to search for his missing first officer on an alien world that's on the verge of first contact with the Federation.
  • 5/12/2022. Children of the Comet 3.5 stars. — Cadet Uhura takes on her first mission when the Enterprise discovers a comet that's on a collision course with an inhabited planet is actually more than it seems.
  • 5/19/2022. Ghosts of Illyria 3 stars. — While investigating the remains of a destroyed colony and its genetically enhanced inhabitants, members of the Enterprise crew are infected with a contagian that gives them an addiction to light.
  • 5/26/2022. Memento Mori 3 stars. — While coming to the aid of a colony in distress, the Enterprise is ambushed by an unknown enemy with superior firepower, resulting in a deadly series of pursuits and tactical engagements.
  • 6/2/2022. Spock Amok 2.5 stars. — In an attempt to gain a more intimate understanding of each other, Spock and T'Pring undergo a Vulcan ritual that inadvertently leaves their minds trapped in each other's bodies.
  • 6/9/2022. Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach 2 stars. — Pike is reunited with an old flame when the Enterprise intervenes during an attack on an alien ship carrying an important figure on the eve of a crucial ceremony.
  • 6/16/2022. The Serene Squall 1.5 stars. — While on a humanitarian mission, the crew must contend with a band of pirates who attempt to take the crew prisoner and steal the Enterprise.
  • 6/23/2022. The Elysian Kingdom 2 stars. — When the Enterprise becomes trapped in a nebula, the crew become players in a fantasy realm where M'Benga has to figure out the key to story's ending.
  • 6/30/2022. All Those Who Wander 3 stars. — A rescue mission puts the Enterprise away team in the middle of a deadly crisis when they are attacked by newborn Gorn, who behave as vicious creatures.
  • 7/7/2022. A Quality of Mercy 3.5 stars. — When Pike considers changing the disastrous fate he knows is his destiny, he is visited by a version of himself from the future who warns that doing so will have dire consequences for the entire Federation.

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