On Wednesday, CBS released ten photos from the Winter premiere episode of Star Trek: Discovery, entitled “Despite Yourself,” which returns this Sunday, January 7. The episode was directed by Star Trek: The Next Generation alum, Jonathan Frakes, who played Cmdr. William T. Riker. Frakes directed numerous hours of television, including several episodes for several Star Trek series and two feature films; Star Trek: First Contact and Star Trek: Insurrection.
The official episode synopsis goes as follows:
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.