“STAR TREK: SHORT TREKS” LOGLINES
“Runaway” (Airdate 10/4/18)
Onboard the U.S.S. Discovery, Ensign Tilly (Mary Wiseman) encounters an unexpected visitor in need of help. However, this unlikely pair may have more in common than meets the eye.
Written by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. Directed by Maja Vrvilo.
“Calypso” (Airdate 11/8/18)
After waking up in an unfamiliar sickbay, Craft (Aldis Hodge) finds himself to be onboard a deserted ship, with his only companion and hope for survival an A.I. computer interface.
Teleplay by Michael Chabon. Story by Sean Cochran and Michael Chabon.
Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.
“The Brightest Star” (Airdate 12/6/18)
Before he was the first Kelpien to join Starfleet, Saru (Doug Jones) lived a simple life on his home planet Kaminar with his father and sister. Young Saru, full of ingenuity and a level of curiosity uncommon among his people, yearns to find out what lies beyond his village, leading him on an unexpected path.
Written by Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt. Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski.
“The Escape Artist” (Airdate 1/3/19)
Harry Mudd (Rainn Wilson), back to his old tricks of stealing and double-dealing, finds himself in a precarious position aboard a hostile ship – just in time to try out his latest con.
Written by Mike McMahan. Directed by Rainn Wilson.
“Q&A” (Airdate 10/5/19)
Ensign Spock’s (Ethan Peck) first day aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise doesn’t go as planned when he and Number One (Rebecca Romijn) are unexpectedly stuck together in a turbo lift.
Written by Michael Chabon. Directed by Mark Pellington.
“The Trouble with Edward” (Airdate 10/10/19)
Newly minted Captain Lynne Lucero (Rosa Salazar) is excited to take command of the U.S.S. Cabot, until she meets Edward Larkin (H. Jon Benjamin), an ornery scientist who believes he has found a revolutionary new use for tribbles...
Written by Graham Wagner. Directed by Daniel Gray Longino.