Star Trek Discovery’s ‘fall finale’ doesn’t fix its problems, but it moves past some of them with the Sliders reboot

Star Trek Discovery is not a great show. It’s an ok “sci-fi” show, and if it wasn’t trying to cram itself into a pre-established canon of a 50-year franchise, it would probably have the freedom to actually tell a good story. But, as is, STD is a mediocre sci-fi show with a giant “Star Trek” sticker on it.

While there are positives to the show, including Anthony Rapp’s performance, some of the show’s biggest problems are: the writing…

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John E. Price

John E. Price

Academic and Trekkie. I talk about the politics of culture, review nerd stuff, and golf a lot. Co-host: @podmeandering, #TopFive, @folkwise13