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Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3: Preview, Release Date And More

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Star Trek: Discovery is part of a really big franchise of Star Trek. It continues its long legacy of films and shows around space. The show premiered in September 2017 and is 7th in the franchise. In April 2024, the show returned for a fifth season and it was loved by the viewers.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3: Preview
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After two episodes, the viewers really want to know about Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3. If you looking for answers about its release and preview, this is for you so keep on reading.

What Is Star Trek: Discovery?

Alex Kurtzman and Bryan Fuller are the creators of Star Trek: Discovery and it centers around the namesake Discovery ship that is moving in galaxies. It takes place a decade before the events of Star Trek: The Original Series where a war breaks out between the Klingons and the UFP (the United Federation of Planets).

Michael Burnham (played by Sonequa Martin-Green) is given a court-martial and sent to the USS Discovery. Every season focuses on a new adventure of the ship.

Fuller, Eugene Roddenberry, Michelle Paradise, Michelle Paradise, Gretchen J. Berg, and Akiva Goldsman, etc are the executive producers of the show. The first season of Star Trek: Discovery was released in two parts with the first airing on September 24th, 2017 and consisted of nine episodes.

The second part had six episodes and it ran from January to February 2018. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 started airing on April 4th, 2024, and had its first two episodes released on that date.

What Happened In Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 2?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 2 was named Under the Twin Moons and it premiered on April 4th, 2024. Doug Aarniokoski is the director while Alan McElroy has penned the episode. It starts at the moment when Discovery reaches Q’Mau and gets the sand shifted. Captain Michael Burnham is looking for a new mission after realizing that finding the power of Progenitor is really hard.

What Happened In Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 2?
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Saru and Burnham go to the pyramid to complete their final mission where she is suggested to look for someone after the replacement. The EM field sees a spike which worries Tilly. We see a drone showing up and Tilly and Burnham leave the place.

Later, Saru sees a poem written in Romulan and Burnham finds out the meaning of a verse in the pillars. They remove the last one which is placed under one of the pillars after which the EM starts again. Burnham and her team have one piece of a map for Progenitor.

What To Expect From Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3 is titled Jinaal with Lauren Wilkinson and Kyle Jarrow writing the episode. We can expect to see what happens to Rayner who got help from Burnham after he was forced to retire. Season 5 will be the last for the series so we can expect more drama in the third as well as other upcoming episodes. The storyline will revolve around the USS Discovery with new twists awaiting our protagonists.

Sonequa Martin-Green (Michael Burnham), Doug Jones (Saru), Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Hugh Culber) and David Ajala (Cleveland Booker aka Book) among others will reprise their roles in the upcoming episode.

Do We Have A Release Date?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3 will be released on Paramount Plus on Saturday, April 11th, 2024 with a duration of 37 to 65 minutes. The final season will have ten episodes and it will end on May 30th. So fans can be assured that there are seven more episodes. The episodes will be released on a weekly basis and they can be enjoyed on the streaming platform.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 is the final season of a storyline taking forward the Star Trek legacy. It will mark the end of a chapter in the story. Expectations from the fans are that the upcoming episodes will showcase Burnham’s arc and it will have a very satisfying conclusion which the story deserves. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 3 is really exciting for fans.