Watch The Series Premiere Of ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ For Free

As the second episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds arrived exclusively on Paramount+, the first episode was made available to stream for free on YouTube in the USA.

Watch “Strange New Worlds”

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is set on the USS Enterprise under the command of Captain Christopher Pike (Anson Mount), returning to the role he took on in the second season of Star Trek: Discovery, along with Rebecca Romijn as Number One and Ethan Peck as Science Officer Spock. The series follows Pike and the Enterprise in the years before Kirk as they explore new worlds around the galaxy. Strange New Worlds also stars Jess Bush as Nurse Christine Chapel, Christina Chong as La’an Noonien-Singh, Celia Rose Gooding as Cadet Nyota Uhura, Melissa Navia as Lt. Erica Ortegas, and Babs Olusanmokun as Dr. M’Benga.

The series premiere is aptly titled “Strange New Worlds.” Here is the synopsis:

When one of Pike’s officers goes missing while on a secret mission for Starfleet, Pike has to come out of self-imposed exile. He must navigate how to rescue his officer, while struggling with what to do with the vision of the future he’s been given.

It is available now to watch for free for a limited time on YouTube:


New episodes of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds debut on Thursdays exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., Latin America, Australia and the Nordics. The series airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and streams on Crave in Canada. In New Zealand, it is available on TVNZ, and in India on Voot SelectStrange New Worlds will arrive via Paramount+ in select countries in Europe when the service launches later this year, starting with the UK and Ireland in June.

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I bet it’s still geolocked for North America.

Yes, it is. At least in Germany it’s not available.

wen interessiert das is ja jetzt nicht schwer das zu umgehen…

I am using the epic browser with its onboard proxyserver. So i can watch it here from Austria.

You can use a VPN to get around that.

Bot unlike some other services (esp. paid ones), free YouTube video do not get blocked when watching vial VPN (I tested with Mozilla VPN).

not available in Germany :-(

Seriously, Paramount absolutely hates and resents any fan outside of the USA. Sometimes I don’t know why I bother.

Use a VPN. Windscribe works great. And it’s free.

Oh I’ve already seen the episode using… other means. Lol. But I just mean in general, Paramount hates the international Trek fandom.

The Premiere episode gets Dvorak’s Seal of Approval. I’m sure even jaded fans will get some enjoyment out of it. Give it a chance.

Use a VPN.

SNW available for free…. for those who couldn’t see it, because it wasn’t internationally available on netflix, amazon, etc? Aaa… for free in USA. Find the error.

Just watched it – it was really good. I really hope the show is that good every week. And most Trek shows get better as they go on. I’m thinking this show could be the new TNG.

Noooo!! This is the new TOS.
Transfer everyone who wants TNG to Picard, Lower Decks, Prodigy, Young and the Restless, Orville, Time Trek: the Technobabble Snoozefest, holodeck, whatever.
This is Horatio Hornblower in space, Wagon Train to the Stars, only ship in the quadrant, exploration, colonization, adventure.
A century old BOP did us all a favor on Verdian III. As Pike would probably say don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

Boy, you’re a real ray of sunshine, aren’t you? How much bashing of Picard, Lower Decks, and Prodigy can you pull off?

Fingers crossed!

Paramount seems to find new ways to say screw you to international fans every week.

It’s easy to screw Par+ or any of them back.
Get a VPN (Virtual Private Network) Some are free, some have 30 day free trials. If you just want to watch the SNW opener? Get ipvanish (30 day refund) then log into IPVanish American Server. Then, watch SNW on YouTube. Using IPVanish, it spoofs your actual location. You could be in Australia, as long as YouTube thinks you’re in the US, you’re a go to watch.
Also, Paramount isn’t trying to screw or hate international viewers. Broadcast rights for each country or continent needs to be negotiated. Paramount just can’t open a streamer if Netflix or Prime or some local cable company has broadcasting rights.

Denny, people just don’t want to know how things really work, which is why this nonsense get repeated all of the time.

It’s awful for fans outside North America, I agree.

But making it out as though it’s intentional contempt is a bit over the top.

It’s nothing to do with dislike of international fans and everything to do with survival as a separate content producer.

Paramount, WBDiscovery AND Disney have all been sticking it to Netflix and Amazon by rehoming their libraries, especially their top franchises.

All three have the same policy of not renewing exclusive licences to other streamers. Netflix evidently thought that it could hold Paramount up by insisting on exclusive renewals for Trek shows, and refused a situation where both Netflix and P+ could stream Discovery where P+ exists.

Netflix is losing subscribers and share value. Amazon has fallen below Paramount in subscription growth.

It’s business and not a public television service. Fans are unfortunately the losers for the near term as a result of the bargaining failure on Netflix side.

We as consumers got a decade of low price access to the best of American content libraries. The Netflix model was unsustainable, and now we’re dealing with the fallout.

“It’s business and not a public television service. Fans are unfortunately the losers for the near term as a result of the bargaining failure on Netflix side.”
Or as was said in the episode “When elephants fight, it is the grass that looses”

So can people in Canada also see this episode on YouTube TG47?

And I was predicting back in 2017 that Netflix were going to have problems we’re seeing now. Once other streaming services started and you were losing valuable IPS left and right sooner or later it’s going to have an impact. It’s still a predominate and valued site but it’s not going to be the leading one forever as all these others take a bigger piece of the pie.

The days of people saying ‘They should put so and so on Netflix’ or just assuming everything will just end up there eventually is no longer the driving force it once was.

Finally, finally, finally real Star Trek returns! My mind is blown and my eyes full of tears!!!

Please make this available in Japan soon!

The tone, the characters…Damn, I loved it so much! This is what Star Trek should have been a decade ago, when it was rebooted. THIS IS STAR TREK!

It seems longer, but Discovery debuted in September 2017, less than five years ago.

Apart from the second series, I have no interest to revisit Discovery.

Fully agree on this!

and also absolutely no interest to visit anything, which is including the Nazi character of Georgiou.

Especially in terms of so many real world dictators also going crazy nowadays.

It’s weird how here we are in 2022 and many foreign Star Trek fans seem completely unware of dirt cheap and sometimes free VPN services???

I may just be demonstrating an utter lack of knowledge on this subject, but isn’t all that stuff kind of akin to video piracy?