Star Trek: Discovery Could Be The Best Star Trek Series Ever

Image: Netflix We’re five episodes into the latest instalment of the Star Trek television canon. Despite some weirdness about the Klingons appearance and the way they speak, I think Star Trek: Discovery has the potential to be the best Star Trek series put to air. Some, perhaps many, will disagree but after just five episodes, I’ve seen enough to make me think this could take the franchise into places Gene Roddenberry never went before. If you haven’t watched an episode of Discovery yet and plan to – be warned. There will be plenty of spoilers following. I grew up watching Star Trek: The Original Series (TOS). While the original series was released before I was born and cancelled before I could walk, I watched every episode on re-runs and bought the digitally remastered set, watching it again a few times. I’ve recently rewatched all of Enterprise – it never really got going until seasons three and four. Deep Space Nine and Voyager were both consistently better than TNG . TNG had some great episodes but its episodic nature meant there was plenty of filler between the really good bits. The ongoing narratives of DS9 and Voyager resulted in more […]

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