Star Trek Discovery, Finale Review: And the point of that was…?

“The only reason to do a new ‘Trek’ television show is if you have something really new to say.” — Alex Kurtzman, September 2017

Star Trek Discovery is an odd bird.

It’s a show with a singular main character, but routinely jumps between various narrative points of view. It’s a show about a redemption arc, but goes off on multiple irrelevant tangents that distract the audience. It’s a show that raises interesting questions about identity and morality, only to hand-wave them away in cartoonish “good…