He starts to freak out again from his ordeal, and has trouble focusing. He wants to ground Tyler, which is much more than he was expecting. Because they live in constant fear. “Discovery” producers shared their plans for Culber ahead of the release of “Despite Yourself” Sunday night. In-universe date She goes with Connor to the bridge. This FAQ is empty. ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Review: “Despite Yourself” is a Shocking, Heartbreaking Return. Burnham wants him to tell the captain, and he says he will, but on his own time. Wilson Cruz, Aaron Harberts and Gretchen J. Berg publicly insisted that this episode wouldn't terminate Doctor Culber's narrative arc and that his death in this installment was not another example of the "bury your gays" cliche. In the episode, while in unfamiliar territory, the crew must get creative to survive against opposing forces and return home. Tilly is used to excellent comedic effect when she has to take on a role she is uncomfortable with. A couple times she was like, "Whaaaaattt in the h*** are they talking about?" Sometimes, the latest Star Trek: Discovery episode “Despite Yourself” reveals, good storytelling is accepting you’re not surprising anybody but going for it anyway, with as much commitment as can be mustered. Jonathan Frakes We left the crew at the end of Into The Forest I Go, stranded somewhere in space and possibly another universe, with no way home after Stamets’ collapse after one last jump.. He promises to protect her, no matter what. "Uh, wh– uh wh–what– what do I say?" Chronologically, this is the earliest reference to the Klingons of the mirror universe. Burnham leaves to investigate, but not without taking a look at the chamber and hoping Stamets gets better. We are now the ISS Discovery. Now you said you could fix it!" “Despite Yourself” continues the trend of strong episodes for the middle era of Discovery’s first season. In the episode, while in unfamiliar territory, the crew must get creative to survive against opposing forces and return home. Tyler snaps back and puts the force field back up. Nothing feels forced here. Discovery ’s return episode, “Despite Yourself,” proves that the first new Trek show in more than a decade isn’t bound to the franchise’s utopian legacy, which might be exactly what Trek needs. ***MASSIVE SPOILERS FOR STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, EPISODE 10, “DESPITE YOURSELF” AHEAD***. Its lost its all its colour and personality. Sean Cochran SPOILERS! Discovery is the only ship that has the spore drive now. Surprisingly, after she leaves, he gets another flash and … No matter what. ", "(In Klingonese) Whom do we seek?" "Despite Yourself" Sunday, January 7, 2018: To find out more information including our spoiler policy regarding Star Trek: Discovery, click here. AKA: Star Trek, Star Trek: Discovery Burnham and Lorca leave to the transporter room to beam over, and Tyler meets them there, apologetic for being late. It's a mad dash for enough information to answer it legitimately so as to not arouse suspicion. This episode had its premiere airdate at a time when a popular but heretofore unconfirmed fan theory posited that "Ash Tyler" was actually the Klingon character Voq. Doctor Hugh Culber has to grab him when he gets up. Culber objects but relents. The crew of the Discovery is in an alternate universe and have to act quickly to fit in to the new universe. Lorca is escorted to the agonizer room, though Burnham demands he not be touched except by her. Oddly, he obeys. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Discovery crew is forced to get creative in their next efforts to survive opposing and unprecedented forces and return home. Lorca wants a different doctor to work on Stamets, noting his bias. ", "I've been trying to understand them better. To put simply, it was brutal. [MAJOR SPOILERS FOR ST: DISCOVERY EPISODE 10, “DESPITE YOURSELF… Discovery is back from the mid-season break & we are going to have to take a hard look in the mirror. And Terran strength is born out of pure necessity. "Give us light to see." "You just get rid of them as fast as possible. In engineering, Tilly is able to get the data core open and, interestingly, finds Vulcan technology inside. It’s great. They're in a parallel universe. Their strength is painted rust. “Discovery” producers shared their plans for Culber ahead of the release of “Despite Yourself” Sunday night. I've always skipped past "mirror universe" episodes of … "Star Trek: Discovery" is back with the new episode "Despite Yourself", and the crew members of the USS Discovery have gone through the looking glass. Despite Yourself is the second and final studio album by the English rock band Headswim.The album was released by Epic Records on 2 September 1997 in the US, and on 18 May 1998 in the UK and the rest of Europe, and spawned two singles for the band, "Tourniquet" and "Better Made". Aftershow Directed by Jonathan Frakes. L'Rell, in the brig, is confronted by Tyler again. You're not its captain." (, While working together at one point during the filming of this episode, Mary Chieffo and Shazad Latif referenced an, During a break in the filming of this episode, Mary Wiseman danced on the, For Wilson Cruz, the making of the scene where Culber and the captain have a tense conversation with each other regarding Stamets' medical care was enjoyable, especially collaborating with Jason Isaacs. Lorca has a plan to enact to get them back to the prime universe. Discovery joining forces with Captain Christopher Pike on a new mission to investigate seven mysterious red signals and the appearance of an unknown being called the Red Angel. Even immediately after the outing was aired, he still admitted that he was unprepared for how the Internet would react to the episode, due to the death of Culber, and pleaded for the viewers not to "hate" the show. Star Trek: Discovery – Season 1 Episode 10: Despite Yourself. During the ride, Connor starts to talk about his rise to power and laments that the crew doesn't follow him as loyal as they did her. While the show was well received by critics and viewers, some Star Trek fans expressed concerns that it was tonally too far removed from traditional Trek shows for their tastes. It’s great. ← Unknown → One of the things I appreciate about this series is that the plot is always moving forward. The star charts are confirmed, but no man-made signals check out. Destiny & the Struggle of Self. Chieffo agreed and called the sequence, in general, "so amazing." Discovery’s grim tone sucks all of the fun out of the Mirror Universe. AVERT YOUR EYES! In "Despite Yourself" the Discovery finds itself in the Mirror Universe. With Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Anthony Rapp. (, Another element of the episode that both Mary Chieffo and Wilson Cruz regarded as successful was the fight scene between Captains Burnham and Connor, which Cruz remarked was "shot so amazingly". While in unfamiliar territory, the crew must get creative to survive against opposing forces and return home. Tonight’s brand-new episode of Star Trek: Discovery … Discovery joining forces with Captain Christopher Pike on a new mission to investigate seven mysterious red signals and the appearance of an unknown being called the Red Angel. "Star Trek: Discovery" is back with the new episode "Despite Yourself", and the crew members of the USS Discovery have gone through the looking glass. Saru believes they switched places with the ISS Discovery so they won't run into them. Tilly apologizes to Culber for keeping Stamets' secret. “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ―Aristotle To truly know yourself is the most important skill you can ever possess. Directed by Tilly being captain in an alternate universe was foreshadowed in ", Lorca adopting a Scottish accent as the ISS, Burnham impersonating her mirror counterpart, who is presumed dead, is reminiscent of, This is the first time that a ship is seen impersonating its mirror universe counterpart, with the USS, In this episode, an introductory shot of Connor was evidently reused from the, Jonathan Frakes likened Burnham proceeding with the admittance of Lorca, her commanding officer, into an agonizer with. Around them, the Klingon wreckage has odd hull signatures and Federation weaponry is detected. 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