Star Trek: Discovery - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Vulcan Hello



Critic Consensus: Bolstered by a strong cast and fresh direction, Discovery takes the best of both the procedural and cinematic world of Star Trek to make a gripping pilot.

Episode Info

Series premiere. While patrolling Federation space, the U.S.S. Shenzhou encounters an object of unknown origin, putting First Officer Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) to her greatest test yet.


Jason Isaacs
as Captain Lorca
Michelle Yeoh
as Captain Georgiou
Doug Jones
as Lt. Saru
Anthony Rapp
as Lt. Stamets
Shazad Latif
as Lt. Tyler
Rekha Sharma
as Commander Landry
Maulik Pancholy
as Dr. Nambue
Mary Wiseman
as Cadet Sylvia Tilly
Sam Vartholomeos
as Ensign Connor
Rainn Wilson
as Harry Mudd
Terry Serpico
as Admiral Anderson
Wilson Cruz
as Dr. Hugh Culber
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Critic reviews for The Vulcan Hello

For those of you who have seen the series and considered this episode long and uninteresting, I recommend you to hold onto it, as the next episode remedies the mistakes in this episode of gives us more to makes us excited for this show.

August 18, 2018 | Full Review…

This episode is, by far, the best pilot a Star Trek series has ever had.

June 25, 2018 | Full Review…

What's great is that Star Trek: Discovery has been able to combine the procedural elements of Star Trek's TV incarnations with some of the action from the franchise's films.

March 14, 2018 | Full Review…

Pushes the philosophical buttons intelligent viewers desire and demand from Star Trek.

November 17, 2017 | Full Review…

Despite the concessions to modern TV storytelling and effects, Discovery feels like a Star Trek show -- at times one with the potential to be quite good.

November 13, 2017 | Full Review…

With a polished production, a complex plot, and several compelling characters already introduced, Discovery is off to a good start in transforming Trek on TV for a new era.

September 29, 2017 | Rating: 7.9/10 | Full Review…

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