Discovery's Captain Pike

Captain Pike has now been played by 4 actors in the official Star Trek TV series and movies:

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  • Jeffrey Hunter in the original Star Trek pilot episode, "The Cage"
  • Sean Kenney as Fleet Captain Pike (in a wheelchair)  in The Original Series' only 2-part episode, "The Menagerie

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Star Trek Discovery Season 1 Video Effects

If you like to know about visual effects, Star Trek: Discovery's were created by a company called Pixomondo. They've just released a video showcasing their work on Season One of Star Trek: Discovery.

There were a total of 1,665 video effects (VFX) shots spread across those 15 episodes.

More videos showing their effects can be …

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Star Trek: Discovery

Now that a huge number of people have seen the first 2 episodes of Star Trek: Discovery and have been commenting about them, I thought I'd throw my hat in the ring and give my review of the episodes.

Overall, I wasn't that taken with the two episodes. Now I'm a dyed-in-the-wool Original Series (TOS) …

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Poorly Informed But Highly Opinionated Podcast: Discovering Star Trek

Here's a first: Myself and my old pal, Michael Carroll, in our first ever podcast, chewing the cud about Star Trek: Discovery, our expectations for the series, and reminiscing about sci-fi shows from our youth.

Please be kind to us with your comments! 🙂…

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Giving fans a taster of the new title theme music for Star Trek: Discovery is the above video with the theme beginning properly at the 00:36 mark.

Learning the lesson from Star Trek: Enterprise to not use a vocal theme song, Discovery's music returns to Star Trek's orchestral roots, paying homage to the …

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Star Trek Discovery Bridge

This video comes from The Templin Institute, a new YouTube channel which, according to the channel description, is dedicated to discussing “nations, organizations and factions from alternate worlds”.

Their new video takes a look at the Star Trek timeline around the time that Discovery is set - roughly 10 years prior to …

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Star Trek Discovery Still

The above is the latest small clip released from Star Trek: Discovery which will be airing in just over 2 weeks now. And here's another clip from the show:

Star Sonequa Martin-Green, who'll play the lead character - Michael Burnham - was interviewed recently by Stephen Colbert who gets excited with some details about her …

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Star Trek: Discovery appears to be a series struggling to be seen as related to the Prime Trek universe while simultaneously separating itself from that same world. What is it trying to be? What template(s) is it using to get there? And what should be the models it molds itself after?

The upcoming series seems …

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Star Trek Discovery Bridge

Here's a very good analysis (video below) of what's happening with Star Trek: Discovery, why it looks the way it does (i.e. not like The Original Series), what's going on behind the scenes, both in relation to production and the business side of things, early fan reaction and how it's rattled CBS and a …

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Star Trek Discovery

The best look yet at the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery series appeared in a new trailer for the series (below) that was released over the Comic Con weekend.

Here, the Federation is on the verge of a cold war with a resurgent Klingon Empire, and Starfleet Commander Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), the first officer aboard …

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James Kirk took command of the Enterprise in 2265 for a single 5-year mission, a period that is now referred to as The Original Series (TOS) era.

Star Trek: Discovery is supposed to be set 10 years before TOS which sets it in 2255.

But looking at the recent trailers for the new show, it …

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Some new info about the upcoming Star Trek Discovery series including the breaking of one of Gene Roddenberry's laws...

...and the continuity errors in Discovery already...and I totally agree with this guy's assessment...

Does the apparent lack of continuity with Star Trek's original series (and The Cage) bother you or not where Star

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