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Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 Preview: What To Expect?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6

Star Trek: Discovery has been a joyful experience for fans who enjoy the Star Trek franchise. This series is in the science fiction genre and it revolves around the namesake starship. The first season started in 2017 and its success led to four more seasons with the most recent one since on-air.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 is the next episode and it has a lot to offer in terms of plot development. This article is for the show’s fans who want to know the episode’s details.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6
Credits: Variety

What Is Star Trek: Discovery All About?

Star Trek: Discovery is the gem of Alex Kurtzman and Bryan Fuller’s minds who are its creators. The two also serve as showrunners with Michelle Paradise, Aaron Harberts, and Gretchen J. Berg. Its storyline takes place nearly ten years prior to Star Trek: The Original Series which is the original series from the 1960s.

Michael Burnham (played by Sonequa Martin-Green) is the commander and is on the USS Discovery where she was assigned after the stripping of all the ranks she held. She headlines the ship and it becomes a contributor to ending the war with Klingon. In the later seasons, the crew moves to the 32nd century.

Fuller, Kurtzman, Paradise, Eugene Roddenberry, Olatunde Osunsanmi, Akiva Goldsman, and Frank Siracusa among others are its executive producers. The first season premiered on September 24, 2017, and was released in two parts. It concluded on November 12th. Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 started on April 4th, 2024.

The series also stars Doug Jones (Saru), Anthony Rapp (Paul Stamets), Mary Wiseman (Sylvia Tilly), Wilson Cruz (Hugh Culber) and David Ajala (Cleveland Booker aka Book).

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

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5 is titled Mirrors and it was penned by Carlos Cisco and Johanna Lee while Jen McGowan helmed the episode. The biggest revelation this episode had to offer was who L’ak is as well as Moll. The Mirror universe was at the forefront and its ISS Enterprise is now a part of the 32nd fleet.

What Happened In Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 5?
Credits: Den of Geek

The episode gives a long callback by telling the viewers the truth about Mirror Saru and Mirror Spock who were in the original series. Both L’ak and Moll leave the Discovery ship. The treasure map of Progenitor provides another clue that Burnham acquires. Now, the crew of the Discovery will have to find its fourth clue. The episode featured many happenings in the world of the Discovery crew.

What To Expect From Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6?

Whistlespeak is the name of Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 and it was written by Brandon A. Schultz and Kenneth Lin. Season 5 is the final season of this series and it will conclude the storyline. The episode will feature the crew of Discovery embarking on yet another interesting journey in the universe.

It will showcase Burnham and her crew looking into the fourth clue for the Progenitor which will be a hard task for them to crack. More plot points can be explored in Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6. Since it is the final season, every episode will have a strong plot going on that will conclude towards the end.

Do We Have A Release Date?

Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 will be released on Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 on Paramount + and it might run for nearly 50 minutes. Fans can also enjoy the previous four seasons which are also available on the same platform.

Unlike previous seasons, Season 5 will only have ten episodes. This is mainly because of the delay caused by the strikes in Hollywood that happened in 2023. The final episode of Star Trek: Discovery is planned to premiere on May 30th.

Do We Have A Release Date?
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Star Trek: Discovery Season 5 Episode 6 is another exciting episode of this season. Fans are really excited for this episode as it will be unfolding many small events surrounding Discovery as well as its crew members. The end of this series will mark the conclusion of an era. Season 5 will also showcase what will be the fate of Burnham in the end.