The fifth episode of season four of Star Trek: Discovery arrives on Paramount+ this week. We have some new details and photos plus a trailer and a clip to get you started.
The new episode features another appearance of David Cronenberg as Dr. Kovich, and the introduction of the new character Ruon Tarka, a Risian played by Shawn Doyle (The Expanse). There is also a new alien Starfleet officer on the bridge: a Shlerm from Star Trek Beyond. The trailer also reveals the promised return of Tig Notaro as Commander Jett Reno. “The Examples” debuts on Paramount+ on Thursday, December 16.
Burnham and Book race to evacuate a group of stranded colonists in the anomaly’s path as one of the Federation’s brightest scientists comes aboard the U.S.S. Discovery to do high-stakes research with Saru and Stamets.
Captain Burnham in tactical outfit
Mr. Saru in command
Kovich back again
New character: Ruon Tarka
Trailer (featuring Tig)
(also available at startrek.com)
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The latest episode of The Ready Room featured a clip from this week’s episode at the end (23:06).
New episodes of Star Trek: Discovery premiere on Thursdays on Paramount+ in the U.S. and on CTV Sci-Fi Channel in Canada, where it’s also available to stream on Crave. Discovery will debut on Paramount+ in 45 countries around the world in 2022.
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