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Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

15 Episodes 2017 - 2018

This sci-fi series follows the voyages of Starfleet on their quest to explore new planets and new life forms. Set 10 years before the events of "Star Trek: The Original Series," the show sees the Klingons waging war against the United Federation of Planets, with starship Discovery being the most important weapon on the Federation's side. Science Specialist Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) must learn that to truly understand all things alien, first she must understand herself. Notable guest stars include Michelle Yeoh and Rainn Wilson.

Episode 1

The Vulcan Hello

Sun, Sep 24, 2017 60 mins

In the series premiere, new worlds and civilizations are explored by new members of the "Star Trek" universe.

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Episode 2

Battle at the Binary Stars

Sun, Sep 24, 2017 60 mins

Face to face with Klingon vessels, the U.S.S. Shenzhou prepares for the possibility of war if negotiations fail. Amidst the turmoil, Burnham looks back to her Vulcan upbringing for guidance.

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Episode 3

Context Is for Kings

Sun, Oct 1, 2017 60 mins

Burnham finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery, where she quickly realizes things are not as they seem, including the mysterious Captain Gabriel Lorca.

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Episode 4

The Butcher's Knife Cares Not for the Lamb's Cry

Sun, Oct 8, 2017 60 mins

With tensions and stakes high as Starfleet continues in their efforts to end the war with Klingons, Burnham begins to settle in to her new position aboard the U.S.S. Discovery.

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Episode 5

Choose Your Pain

Sat, Oct 28, 2017 60 mins

While on a mission, Lorca finds himself in the company of a prisoner of war, Starfleet Lieutenant Ash Tyler, and an intergalactic criminal, Harry Mudd. Meanwhile, Burnham voices her concerns about the repercussions of the spore drive jumps on Ripper.

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Episode 6


Sat, Nov 4, 2017 60 mins

The U.S.S. Discovery crew is intrigued by new addition Lt. Ash Tyler. Sarek seeks Burnham's help, rekindling memories from her past. Admiral Cornwell questions Lorca's tactics.

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Episode 7

Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad

Sat, Nov 11, 2017 60 mins

As the U.S.S. Discovery crew attempt to let loose at a party, an unwelcome visitor comes aboard bringing about a problematic and twisted sequence of events.

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Episode 8

Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum

Sat, Nov 18, 2017 60 mins

The U.S.S. Discovery is tasked with a high priority mission to planet Pahvo and learn the science behind the Klingon's cloaking technology.

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Episode 9

Into the Forest I Go

Sat, Nov 25, 2017 60 mins

Bypassing Starfleet's orders, Lorca uses the U.S.S. Discovery crew's ultimate asset, the ship itself, in an effort to end the war with the Klingons once and for all.

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Episode 10

Despite Yourself

Sun, Jan 7, 2018 60 mins

While in unfamiliar territory, the U.S.S. Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home.

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Episode 11

The Wolf Inside

Sun, Jan 14, 2018 60 mins

As the crew continues their guise, Burnham undergoes a mission in hopes of helping the U.S.S. Discovery return home. Tilly works on restoring Stamets' neurofunction.

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Episode 12

Vaulting Ambition

Sun, Jan 21, 2018 60 mins

Burnham heads to the ISS Charon with a special gift for the Emperor; with the help of an unexpected source, Stamets gains clarity while trapped inside the mycelial network; and Saru asks for L'Rell's help.

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Episode 13

What's Past Is Prologue

Sun, Jan 28, 2018 60 mins

Lorca plans to move forward with a coup against the Emperor, propelling Burnham to make a quick decision to save not only herself, but the U.S.S. Discovery.

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Episode 14

The War Without, The War Within

Sun, Feb 4, 2018 60 mins

Burnham and the crew are faced with the harsh reality of the war during their absence. In order to move forward, Starfleet must use unconventional tactics and sources to take their next action against the Klingons.

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Episode 15

Will You Take My Hand?

Sun, Feb 11, 2018 60 mins

With Georgiou at the helm of the plan to end the Klingon war once and for all, the U.S.S. Discovery crew struggle to fathom and tolerate her hostile tactics. Memories of past hardships are rekindled within Burnham.

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