Star Trek has introduced viewers to new series on one of two ways.
The first is the sink or swim approach utilized by “The Man Trap.” The episode threw viewers into the universe of Star Trek with little or no exposition or character introduction. (Of course, it helps that “The Man Trap” feels like the middle portion is a “day in the life of the Enterprise”).
Then there’s the get the crew together and start having adventures model used by the four modern Treks. There may be an emphasis on a central character (Sikso for DS9) and a lot of exposition on the setting, place in the Trek-verse and potential storylines that may or may not be examined during the series run. Continue reading “Star Trek: Discovery: The Vulcan Hello”