By contrast, viewers seemed to universally warm to new lead character Michael Burnham, who was played by Sonequa Martin-Green and started out the episode flying out to investigate some mysterious space debris.
Still, in the end most viewers could (mostly) agree on one thing – though not perfect, this was a decent start for a new Star Trek series, with some truly stunning moments even amidst all the slightly awkward set-up you’d find in any pilot.
#StarTrekDiscovery omg this show is everything!!! Cinematography and acting and makeup etc…phenomenal
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