STDP 048 – That Hope Is You, Part 1 (S3E1)
Star Trek: Discovery – Season 3 Episode 1 – That Hope Is You, Part 1
We’re back! Brian and Ruthie talk through the season 3 premiere episode of Star Trek: Discovery, titled That Hope Is You, Part 1. This episode was written by Michelle Paradise & Jenny Lumet & Alex Kurtzman and directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.
If you haven’t seen the season premiere of Star Trek: Discovery, stop right now!!! Go watch it, then come back!!! We’ll be here for you!
Welcome… to the future!!!
Burnham has arrived in the 32nd Century, and things are much different than the 23rd. The Federation is no more. She’s not on Terralysium, as expected, but Hima. We hear of “The Burn” that has changed everything. We meet Book, his cat Grudge, see some incredible technology, unusual alliances, and witness a lot of brutalities.
Sonequa Martin-Green had a chance to show a comedic side she hasn’t had much chance to show. At Requiem, once pumped full of happy juice, she is VERY funny! She does a great job in this episode all the way around. We see laughter, joy, sorrow, and just about every emotion she can play. David Ajala was also great and they have great chemistry.
But there is hope…
One of the best things from this episode is when they meet Aditya Sahil, the de facto Starfleet representative in this sector. It was so inspiring to see him finally find the person his decades of hope were all about. Burnham is that hope.
Spot the References…
00:00:00 STDP 048 – That Hope Is You, Part 1 (S3E1)
00:01:51 Feedback for Prior Episodes
00:03:19 About That Hope Is You, Part 1
00:47:43 Hold Your Horses
01:02:42 Listener Feedback
01:47:28 Spot the References
01:53:36 Other Notes
02:01:41 Shipwide Announcements
02:09:06 Wrap Up
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