Star Trek: SNW Episodes
Episode 101: “Strange New Worlds” Thursday, May 5
Series premiere. When one of Pike’s officers goes missing while on a secret mission for Starfleet, Pike has to come out of self-imposed exile. He must navigate how to rescue his officer, while struggling with what to do with the vision of the future he’s been given. Teleplay by: Akiva Goldsman Story by: Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet Directed by: Akiva Goldsman
Episode 102: “Children of the Comet” Thursday, May 12
While on a survey mission, the U.S.S. Enterprise discovers a comet is going to strike an inhabited planet. They try to re-route the comet, only to find that an ancient alien relic buried on the comet’s icy surface is somehow stopping them. As the away team try to unlock the relic’s secrets, Pike and Number One deal with a group of zealots who want to prevent the U.S.S. Enterprise from interfering. Written by: Henry Alonso Myers & Sarah Tarkoff Directed by: Maja Vrvilo
Episode 103: “Ghosts of Illyria” Thursday, May 19
The U.S.S. Enterprise encounters a contagion that ravages the ship. One by one, the entire crew is incapacitated except for Number One, Una Chin-Riley, who must now confront a secret she’s been hiding as she races to find a cure. Written by: Akela Cooper & Bill Wolkoff Directed by: Leslie Hope
Episode 104: “Memento Mori” Thursday, May 26
While on a routine supply mission to a colony planet, the U.S.S. Enterprise comes under an attack from an unknown malevolent force. Pike brings all his heart and experience to bear in facing the crisis, but the security officer warns him that the enemy cannot be dealt with by conventional Starfleet means. Written by: Davy Perez & Beau DeMayo Directed by: Dan Liu
Episode 105: “Spock Amok” Thursday, June 2
It’s a comedy of manners when Spock has a personal visit in the middle of Spock and Captain Pike’s crucial negotiations with an unusual alien species. Written by: Henry Alonso Myers & Robin Wasserman Directed by: Rachel Leiterman
Episode 106: “Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach” Thursday, June 9
A threat to an idyllic planet reunites Captain Pike with the lost love of his life. To protect her and a scientific holy child from a conspiracy, Pike offers his help and is forced to face unresolved feelings of his past. Written by Robin Wasserman & Bill Wolkoff Directed by: Andi Armaganian
Episode 107: “The Serene Squall” Thursday, June 16
While on a dangerous humanitarian mission, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise stumbles into a harrowing game of leverage with the quadrant’s deadliest space pirate. Written by: Beau DeMayo & Sarah Tarkoff Directed by: Sydney Freeland
Episode 108: “The Elysian Kingdom” Thursday, June 23
The U.S.S. Enterprise becomes stuck in a nebula that is home to an alien consciousness that traps the crew in a fairy tale. Written by: Akela Cooper & Onitra Johnson Directed by: Amanda Row
Episode 109: “All Those Who Wander” Thursday, June 30
The U.S.S. Enterprise crew comes face-to-face with their demons – and scary monsters too – when their landing party is stranded on a barren planet with a ravenous enemy. Written by: Davy Perez Directed by: Christopher J. Byrne
Episode 110: “A Quality of Mercy” Thursday, July 7
In the season one finale, just as Captain Pike thinks he’s figured out how to escape his fate, he’s visited by his future self, who shows him the consequences of his actions. Written by: Henry Alonso Myers & Akiva Goldsman Directed by: Chris Fisher
Episode 201: “The Broken Circle” Thursday, June 15
Season premiere. A distress call from Lt. Noonien-Singh compels Spock to disobey orders and take the U.S.S. Enterprise and its crew into disputed space, risking renewed hostilities with the Klingons in a bid to aid their shipmate. Written by Henry Alonso Myers & Akiva Goldsman Directed by Chris Fisher
Episode 202: “Ad Astra per Aspera” Thursday, June 22
Commander Una faces court-martial along with possible imprisonment and dishonorable dismissal from Starfleet, and her defense is in the hands of a lawyer who’s also a childhood friend with whom she had a terrible falling out. Written by Dana Horgan Directed by Valerie Weiss
Episode 203: “Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow” Thursday, June 29
La’An travels back in time to twenty-first-century Earth to prevent an attack which will alter humanity’s future history—and bring her face to face with her own contentious legacy. Written by David Reed Directed by Amanda Row
Episode 204: “Among the Lotus Eaters” – Thursday, July 6
Returning to a planet that dredges up tragic memories, Captain Pike and his landing party find themselves forgetting everything, including their own identities as he confronts a ghost from his past.
Written by Kirsten Beyer & Davy Perez Directed by Eduardo Sanchez
Episode 205: “Charades” – Thursday, July 13
A shuttle accident leads to Spock’s Vulcan DNA being removed by aliens, making him fully human and completely unprepared to face T’Pring’s family during an important ceremonial dinner.
Written by Kathryn Lyn & Henry Alonso Myers Directed by Jordan Canning
Episode 206: “Lost In Translation” – Thursday, July 20
Uhura seems to be the only one who can hear a strange sound. When the noise triggers terrifying hallucinations, she enlists an unlikely assistant to help her track down the source.
Written by Onitra Johnson & David Reed Directed by Dan Liu
Episode 207: “Those Old Scientists” – Saturday, July 22
An accident while investigating a time portal sends Ensign Brad Boimler through time from the twenty-fourth century, and Captain Pike and his crew must get him back where he belongs before he can somehow alter the timeline.
Written by Kathryn Lyn & Bill Wolkoff Directed by Jonathan Frakes
Episode 208: “Under the Cloak of War” – Thursday, July 27
Captain Pike and his crew welcome a Klingon defector aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise, but his presence triggers the revelation of some shocking secrets.
Written by Davy Perez Directed by Jeff Byrd
Episode 209: “Subspace Rhapsody” – Thursday, August 3
An accident with an experimental quantum probability field causes everyone on the U.S.S. Enterprise to break uncontrollably into song, but the real danger is that the field is expanding and beginning to impact other ships—allies and enemies alike.
Written by Dana Horgan & Bill Wolkoff Directed by Dermott Downs
Episode 210: “Hegemony” – Thursday, August 10 (Season Finale)
When the U.S.S. Enterprise investigates an attack on a colony at the edge of Federation space, Captain Pike and his crew face the return of a formidable enemy.
Written by Henry Alonso Myers Directed by Maja Vrvilo
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