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

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Star Trek: Discovery deals with the science fiction genre and is a part of the massive Star Trek legacy. It started in September 2017 and was a major success. Since then, the makers have come up with five seasons, and all of them are loved. It continues to give goosebumps to its viewers.

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Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5 is the talk of the whole town since it’s the next episode of the series. If you are looking into its details like the release date as well as expectations, read on.

What Is Star Trek: Discovery All About?

Star Trek: Discovery is the seventh series in the Star Trek franchise and it is the creation of Bryan Fuller and Alex Kurtzman. Set in the 32nd century, the series takes place ten years prior to the events of Star Trek: The Original Series which ran in the 1960s.

It follows Commander Michael Burnham (played by Sonequa Martin-Green) who started a war between the kingdom of Kingon and the United Federation of Planets. Due to this, she goes through a court-martial and is sent to the USS Discovery ship.

Later, Discovery gets involved and becomes a crucial reason for the Klingon war coming to an end. The crew eventually travels to the 32nd century which is the future. The ship is looking for power with mysterious elements in it that are sought by other forces as well in the galaxy.

Bryan and Alex are also the executive producers of the show along with Michelle Paradise, Olatunde Osunsanmi, Frank Siracusa, Akiva Goldsman, Eugene Roddenberry, etc. The first season started in September 2017 and the fifth in 2024.

What Happened In Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 4?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 4 is called Face the Strange and it dropped on April 18th. The episode was written by Sean Cochran while Lee Rose directed it. The episode showcases L’ak and Moll giving platinum to someone as a deal.

They have laced poison on it and take it away from the dealer. It was the one put on Adira Tal in the earlier episode. Later, Burnham is shown in the future and she goes on a mission for Discovery.

What Happened In Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 4?
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She tells her story to pacify the confused folks like Tilly, Airiam and others who are looking at her appearance. Rayner talks to YB about what she deserves. Then, the wrap bubble bursts and we see Rayner shares the device in a thing called chronophage. This is followed by a time jump which leads them back to the current time.

In the end, we see all the crew in the zone of chronophage and a signature matching the ship of M’ak is also found. But the trail quickly vanishes and Burnham tells the crew to start working on investigating the mystery.

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

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5 is named Mirrors and it’s written by Carlos Cisco and Johanna Lee. The episode will take place right after the events of the earlier episode. It will showcase Burnham and her continuous quest to find out the mystery surrounding the trail related to M’ak’s spaceship.

We might also get to see the eventual fate of the dealer. The episode will also showcase other plot points related to the Discovery ship and the empire. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5 will be the half-way mark for this season as there are five more episodes to go till the conclusion.

Do We Have A Release Date?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5 will be released on Thursday, April 25th, 2024 on Paramount +. The earlier episodes are also available on the streaming platform. It’s duration will be closer to 50 minutes, which is the general format of the episode. Season 5 will have ten episodes with the final one airing on May 30th, 2024.

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Star Trek: Discovery has been enjoyed by people who have grown up watching the Star Trek content which consists of many shows and films. It is also equally enjoyable for first time watchers who aren’t aware of all the plots. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5 is really exciting for the fans because of the plot developments.