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'Star Trek: Discovery' marks a welcome return to TV and upholds the legacy of ...

"Star Trek: Discovery" is the latest chapter of a tale whose telling began half a century ago; like the last few series, it is named for the starship it (eventually) takes place on.

I do understand the concern — I have the same problem with movie trailers and book jackets — and will endeavor to choose my words as carefully as would a Vulcan ambassador.

SEE MORE VIDEOS Some actors whose name figures prominently in the credits — including a wryly commanding Jason Isaacs as Gabriel Lorca, captain of the titular Discovery and Mary Wiseman as a chatterbox cadet — do not arrive until then.

SEE MORE VIDEOS With their talk of messiahs and their Lords and Houses and the filigreed interior design and costuming — as opposed to that clean Federation look — there is something undeniably foreign and Old World about the Klingons.

There is the introduction of a new sort of alien — Doug Jones as science officer Saru, a fussbudgety “Kelpien” who carries the weight of the humor in the opening episodes.

READ MORE (Los Angeles Times)

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  • "Star Trek: Discovery" superfans weigh in on series premiere episodeCBS News
  • 'Star Trek: Discovery' fights for more than Trekkies' heartsCNET
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  • Star Trek: Discovery nails the important stuff in a surprisingly terrific debutVox
  • Star Trek: Discovery Review: The Tense, Dazzling New Trek Is Worth the WaitTVLine
  • 'Star Trek: Discovery' Boldly Goes Where No TV Series Has Gone BeforeDaily Beast
  • Star Trek: Discovery Is a Stirring, Rare Work of Science FictionVulture
  • Review: 'Star Trek: Discovery' hits bumps but starts to find its flight pathUSA TODAY

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