Preview ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Episode 505 With New Images, Trailer And Clip From “Mirrors”

The fifth and final season of Star Trek: Discovery hits the halfway point on Thursday with the fifth episode, and we have details, new photos, trailer and a clip WITH SPOILERS.

Episode 5: “Mirrors”

The fifth episode of the season, “Mirrors,” was written by Johanna Lee & Carlos Cisco and directed by Jen McGowan. It debuts on Paramount+ on Thursday, April 25.


Captain Burnham and Book journey into extradimensional space in search of the next clue to the location of the Progenitors’ power. Meanwhile, Rayner navigates his first mission in command of the U.S.S. Discovery, and Culber opens up to Tilly.

Co-showrunner Michelle Paradise previously teased this episode saying, “I’m trying to think of something that won’t be spoilery! Surprising encounters and surprising new information about our heroes.”

NEW photos:

Wilson Cruz as Culber and Mary Wiseman as Tilly (John Medland/Paramount+)

Sonequa Martin-Green as Burnham and David Ajala as Book (John Medland/Paramount+)

Callum Keith Rennie as Rayner (Paramount+)

Mary Wiseman as Tilly, Blu del Barrio as Adira and Anthony Rapp as Stamets (Paramount+)

Previously released photo:

Wilson Cruz as Culber and Mary Wiseman as Tilly (John Medland/Paramount+)

UPDATE: Trailer


You can see a clip from “Mirrors” from the latest episode of The Ready Room below

Season trailers

Here is the trailer released in February.

And the season preview released with the first episode…

The fifth and final season of Discovery debuted with two episodes on Thursday, April 4 exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S., the UK, Switzerland, South Korea, Latin America, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, and Austria. Discovery also premiered on April 4 on Paramount+ in Canada and will be broadcast on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel in Canada. The rest of the 10-episode final season will be available to stream weekly on Thursdays. Season 5 debuted on SkyShowtime in select European countries on April 5.

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Okay, I haven’t even watched any of Season 5 yet – I fell away during season 4, but because season 5 sounds interesting, I just jumped in again to finish season 4, and by now, I actually quite like it (Book and Stamets being my favourites). Reading about season 5, I keep wondering why they would revisit the Kellerun. I love DS9, I remember liking that episode, but there was really nothing about that species that made them particulary interesting, right? So I was wondering whether maybe they’ll tie the progenitor plot to the Harvester weapon – maybe it was based on progenitor tech? Any hints in the episodes yet about why it’s the Kellerun?

They haven’t revisited the Kellerun. His species hasn’t entered into the story so far. It’s just a fun Easter egg. His inclusion is about his personal arc, not his people. He just happens to be a Kellerun. And so far, he’s the best thing about the season.

And so far, he’s the best thing about the season.” – which probably all but guarantees his death

Ha! Probably, yeah. :)

Burnham and Book, the only characters who actually do anything of consequence on this show.

That’s a rather forced interpretation.

What’s forced is pretty much everything on Discovery. Relationships, casting, storylines, emotion …

I kind off agree with some of that. Not all, but some.

It’s pretty accurate. It’s become the B&B show.

Much in the same way that Voyager essentially became the Janeway & Seven show and Enterprise was the Archer, Trip & T’Pol hour.

We -just- had an episode last week that was all about Burnham, Rayner and Stamets.

I would love for Burnham to not be leading almost every away mission and come up with so many solutions totally on her own, but let’s at least recognize when they do change things for the better.

Well, that’s a bit of a tip off that someone looking to complain isn’t actually watching the show….

I know Burnham was front and centre, yet again. Whilst the others supported her, as usual.

Book was in one scene last episode and had zip to do with saving the day.

That’s because she is the main character.

Book was hardly even in the last episode.

I wouldn’t have minded Michael maybe going with another character on this mission though. Detmer, for example, is described as being an excellent pilot.

Nope, she takes her boyfriend (well ex) who isn’t even in Starfleet.

The person best suited to the mission, who has personal ties to the subject under pursuit. By the way, Seven wasn’t in Starfleet until Picard season 2, Odo never was in Starfleet, neither was Martok.

I have also seen you on here claiming that Sisko was wrong to be mad at Worf for abandoning the mission to bring his girlfriend home.

All you are doing is proving that you don’t watch the show at all but come here to fraudulently piss and moan about it.

I did that back when Enterprise came out. I refused to watch because I can’t stand Bakula from Quantum Leap days. I complained non stop about Enterprise, never watched a single episode until after it was cancelled when a player in my D&D group told me I should at least watch the show before I ran my mouth. I was indeed a stupid clown to act that way. I am glad I’m not one now.

I think you may have me confused with someone else as I actually agreed with Sisko’s decision to reprimand Worf.

I watch the show every week, actually more than once because I watch on Thursdays at 6 and again over the weekend.

There are also three separate people who post to Trekmovie with a name similar to mine, by the way.

Is this the episode where the Mirror Enterprise guest stars (as seen in the season preview clips)? If so, does that mean that Mirror Pike and/or Mirror Kirk and Mirror Spock, et al. will show up too, played by the SNW cast?

I expect the Enterprise to be abandoned or something, much cheaper for the show, then they’ll probably just blow it up, because well they can.

Blowing up the Enterprise…a Star Trek tradition since 1984…

You bring up a good point. When the original Enterprise was destroyed in The Search for Spock, it was shocking and tremendously sad.

Even when the D was scuttled in Generations, there was some poignance.

After that, with all these letters and the like, it’s become expected. Whenever the Enterprise is destroyed, it’s replaced by another Enterprise with another letter.

Very very doubtful lol.
And unless the episode is time travel based (which I doubt) it’s more likely its been abandoned and found in the 32nd century.

The clip describes it as an interdimensional wormhole so I don’t see why people can’t be on it.

We have seen clips inside the ship, nobody on board. We saw inside the ship in the first trailer for the season. Check trekculture.

I’ve seen the trailer, thanks.

Really looking forward to this one, especially after how much I loved the last one.

It’s exciting to go back to the ISS Enterprise and just like I watched The Chase to get me more motivated for the first episode I’m going to watch Mirror Mirror again for this one.

I’m truly rooting for this show to go out big. So far I’m mostly liking what I’m seeing.

Question: Why does everyone LOVE Shatner but Hate SMG? Aren’t they equa-diva? Isn’t the person playing say……Linus, going to be the Walter Koenig-type of the 2050s talking about all the shit she did and said? :)

Um not many love Shatner either…


Shatner is bigot, he steals other people’s work (to be fair he learned that from Gene), he was a murder suspect who has been likened to OJ Simpson by many people.

I haven’t seen any criticizm of Sonequa that was based on her behavior or history or anything but the fact she’s a she. So until there is something actually real and concrete it’s just sexism from Tate’s little minions.

Shatner is bigot, he steals other people’s work (to be fair he learned that from Gene), he was a murder suspect who has been likened to OJ Simpson by many people.


George Takei named him as a bigot he plagiarized every single book that carries his name and he was in fact a suspect in the death of his wife and many people believe that he was guilty I’m not saying I do but people do

Ah yes, the old “people say it’s true so it must be true” argument. Takei is an over-sensitive egomaniac who’s had a grudge on Shatner for over 55 years. Taking his bias opinion as fact doesn’t make it fact. Try a little critical thinking.

I don’t recall Shatner ever being a murder suspect. He was cleared early in the Nerine Shatner drowning.

It’s not SMG. It’s the writing. I think SMG is fantastic and doing the best she can with the drivel they write her. I think that’s people’s biggest issue.

The people who are making the complaints show by their complaints that they’re not actually watching the show therefore they can’t possibly be complaining about the writing

It’s too early in the day to be reading this kind of kindergarten logic. I’ve been watching the show since the beginning. I agree with some of the complaints about SMG and all of the complaints about the writing. Actually my complaints are more about Burnham than SMG and I find that season 5 is greatly improved. The point is let people have their opinions instead of being judgemental. Nobody needs to agree with you.

Agreed. This board has been bliss since you know who got the boot last month. Just let people say how they feel for good or bad instead of trying to get on their case about it. Seriously it’s going to be OK.

And the irony is this season so far has been the most civil I seen this board in years concerning Discovery. Yes there are still issues some people have with it, that will never go away but it’s been pretty balanced overall. Everyone has been giving their opinions and just moving on.

I been enjoying the season as well, probably more than I thought I would. It can still suck lol but right now I’ve had few complaints and that’s saying a lot with this show.

I also think SMG is a wonderful actress. I generally like her character, but, I think that there is a some inconsistency about the writing for her character. I also, like others, get a bit turned off by all the weepiness and emotion in this show. I read one article where a reviewer said that the Discovery crew kind of acted unprofessional compared to the TOS and TNG crews.

I had NO idea he was suspected in killing one of his wives. Dang……..And I guess I was overstating the love of Shatner. My bad. I stand corrected.

He wasn’t a suspect. LAPD cleared him of wrongdoing, because there was no case there. He was only a suspect to the lazy online rumormongers who didn’t bother to closely study it.

Not sure if you were expecting a civil discourse to come out of such a baiting question, but it prompted ugly aspersions about Shatner and Takei with a dig against Discovery’s critics, but nothing against SMG as a person. So… congrats?

What an odd and off topic question for an article that is simply a preview for the next episode of Discovery.

Shatner is fun to watch, SMG is annoying to watch. Simple as that.