The established canon can be complicated, with six existing shows covering 200 years of history and a new alternate reality to keep track of. But how does picard fit into the larger star trek timeline. Thats the prime timeline along with the mirror universe the evil dimension where everyones bad. Following the original series, star trek has spawned movies and seven additional television shows. He is an actor and producer, known for star trek 2009, thirteen days 2000 and i, robot 2004. Discovery aired on e4 from sunday 15th december 15 at 8pm, marking the series uk terrestrial tv debut. The definitive chronological viewing order for the star. In universe timeline chronological order star trek enterprise. Deep space nine, voyager, discovery, reboot films kelvin timeline.
The designation enterprisebased series are the series that. The seventh series in the star trek franchise, it was the first series in the franchise since star trek. Discovery is an american web television series created for cbs all access by bryan fuller and alex kurtzman. Where does the show fit into the larger star trek timeline. Discovery, and revealed that it would be set in the prime timeline which includes the previous.
Dis is part of the same timeline as tos, tng, ds9, voy, ent and pic, and all are known collectively as the prime timeline. Due to some time travel shenanigans at the end of season 1, discovery misses a good chunk of the middle of t. Discovery took place fairly early in the series canon, season 3 will be jump further into the future than any star trek series before it. At first, there was only one star trek timeline besides the mirror universe but thats a whole other story for another time. Worth noting is that there are now two canon timelines of pike, kirk, spock, and the team of the original series, with discovery tiptoeing towards.
Modern star trek consists of the rebooted paramountbad robot films set in the kelvin timeline, and star trek discovery, which has no connection to the movies, as it. The team at has released an official infographic video a timeline through the star trek universe, part 1 that includes all of the various tv and movie series in their interconnected places on the timeline. The animated series was a continuation of the original series, with more stories and a series that made it the first series in the star trek timeline to gain an emmy. Discovery are only present in star trek timelines in versions from other star trek series or the films. How to watch star trek in order, including picard techradar. William shatner stated in a recent interview with tvguide that he would consider an appearance, saying he would do it if i. Mar, 2020 watching star trek in order can be daunting.
With sonequa martingreen, doug jones, anthony rapp, mary wiseman. Michael burnham, spocks adopted sister, is part of the crew. Discovery is set exactly 10 years before the original star trek and fits in neatly in the prime timeline. Discovery takes place a little over a century after ent and approximately a decade before the events of tos, so it sits in between the two.
Still, there is coordination between the creators of discovery and. Jul 20, 2019 discovery takes place after the events of enterprise featuring captain archer, but shortly before the events of star trek. The star trek franchise has broken the fiftyyear barrier and continues to boldly go on in the movies and television the timeline, as many trekkies will know, is almost as confusing as river. Picard or any other series in the star trek franchise. Discovery and its crew transported 930 years into the future further ahead in the timeline than any previous star trek film or television series as the characters found themselves in a universe beyond the existence of the united federation and starfleet. How star trek discovery fits into the original series. Jan 14, 2020 we are in the prime timeline, kurtzman confirmed, referring to the original series timeline as opposed to the alternate kelvin timeline established in jj abrams 2009 star trek movie. Boldly go on a chronological journey through the trek universe by richard edwards 12 march 2020 from the original series to discovery, heres how the star trek timeline fits.
This puts it two years after the events of the cage, the classic star trek pilot. Discovery and a host of other original and archival cbs television shows. How does that fit into the star trek tv series timeline. While technically not a film, its worth noting that star trek online takes place in the original timeline and continues the story past the events of star trek. Thanks to the many shows and films made after the original series, the star trek universe has become vast and complicated. Discovery warped into the future, nine centuries ahead of the established star trek timeline. Ten years before kirk, spock, and the enterprise, the uss discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien. Picard, which debuts on thursday, and the third season of star trek. Discovery launched on netflix today, marking the franchises return to television after a 12year gap the new series is set ten years before the original star trek series, and. The enterprise s fiveyear missions takes place over the course of that series from 22662269. What universe or timeline is star trek discovery in. A month later, fuller announced the series title to be star trek. The uss enterprise is launched on her maiden voyage under captain christopher pike. Picard, which debuts on thursday, and the third season of.
Read on to find out where the new series fits in the star trek timeline. In the beginning, there was just star trek, now referred to as the original series or tos. The original series, set primarily aboard the starship uss discovery, before jumping from the 23rd century to the 32nd century. Discovery joining forces with captain christopher pike on a new mission to investigate seven mysterious red signals and the appearance of. Jan 17, 2019 after answering a distress signal from the u. Beginning only 11 years before the adventures of captain kirk and the u. Fuller announces new series titled star trek discovery. Feb 07, 2019 modern star trek consists of the rebooted paramountbad robot films set in the kelvin timeline, and star trek discovery, which has no connection to the movies, as it is set in the prime timeline. On digipaper, star trek discoverys timeline is pretty simple. When star trek debuted in 1966, its technology was advanced. The next generation, deep space nine, and voyager take place from 23642379. Discovery is the seventh series set in the star trek universe.
Launched in 2017, it is the first scripted series developed specifically for that service. Jan 18, 2020 this year there will be three star trek shows on cbs all access. Sep 26, 2017 confused about when exactly star trek. Actor star trek bruce greenwood was born on august 12, 1956 in noranda, quebec, canada as stuart bruce greenwood. It is not clear if and when season 3 will air on channel 4. Discovery is the first show to be told from the point of view of a noncaptain. However, fuller has said that he is open to the idea of bringing some former cast members onto the show. Discovery takes place after the events of enterprise featuring captain archer, but shortly before the events of star trek. Star trek technically, the events of this film are in an alternate timeline that splintered off from events that take place after star trek. Nov 02, 2018 while technically not a film, its worth noting that star trek online takes place in the original timeline and continues the story past the events of star trek. Discovery will be taking place very early on in the star trek timeline, it will be difficult to have cameos from other trek alum.
A timeline through the star trek universe, part i the star trek. We are in the prime timeline, kurtzman confirmed, referring to the original series timeline as opposed to the alternate kelvin timeline established in jj abrams 2009 star trek movie. Discovery in a major way season 2 ended with the u. Discovery the vulcan hello takes place on may 11, 2256. How star trek discovery fits into the original series timeline. The star trek saga has boldly traveled through space and time throughout its over fifty year history. Discovery season 1 is set during the federation klingon war of 225657. Discoverys shocking second season, the crew of the u. Discovery kicks off in 2256, ten years before the events of star trek. Over the course of nearly 30 episodes, discovery painstakingly tied its characters and stories to the original star trek series, including porting over spock and captain pike anson mount as main. Nero destroys the planet vulcan killing billions, including spocks mother as well as 9 federation starships. Abrams rebooted the series with the film star trek, creating a new timeline for the already confusing trek universe.
The original series, set primarily aboard the starship uss discovery, before jumping from the 23rd century to the 32nd century the series was announced by on 2 november 2015. In the film, a bad guy travels back in time and destroys the uss. The showrunners have confirmed that the show takes place ten years before the original series, in the prime timeline so not jj. Discovery follows commander michael burnham as she struggles to reconcile her duty and feelings when. Boldly go on a chronological journey through the trek universe by richard edwards 12 march 2020 from the original series. Facing an unexplored time in starfleet history, the crew will contend with an unfamiliar galaxy and boldy explore new worlds and a new federation. The team at has released an official infographic video a timeline through the star trek universe, part 1 that includes all of the various tv and movie series in their interconnected places on the timeline watch. New star trek series section 31 to start filming when. The original series of star trek ran for three seasons from 19661969, and was later joined by 7 seasons each of star trek. Created by bryan fuller and alex kurtzman, discovery was originally set roughly a decade before star trek. Discovery almost upon us, some fans have lingering questions about the shows place in the star trek timeline. Cbs all access subscription is the home of star trek. This year there will be three star trek shows on cbs all access. Voyager 19952001, and a 4 season prequel series, star.
Star trek has been around for over 50 years, but weve attempted to create a cohesive timeline of the major events across tv shows and movies. Star trek executive producer bryan fuller today announced at san diego comic con that the new star trek series set to debut in january 2017 will be called star trek discovery. So, heres everything you need to know about where discovery fits into the star trek universe. From the original series to discovery, heres how the star trek timeline fits together. Discovery is about to finish its first season and it has been a ride. Or do you just want a refresher on your federation history. And if so with movies would we be likely to see kirks. Star trek discovery season 3 release date radio times. 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. The series itself chronicled the early moments in star trek canon, such as early relations with species like the vulcans and klingons.
The definitive chronological viewing order for the star trek. Read on to find out where the new series fits in the star trek timeline september 24, 2017, was a great day for trekkies because star trek. Well, as we already established, it is 10 years before the events of the original series. This means that the timeline of discovery does not coincide with the upcoming star trek. Star trek timeline on tv how the various series all fit. Going into the season finale, thats still something.407 183 220 520 160 1268 698 1414 290 791 1145 987 1361 1260 83 14 393 817 735 1282 17 336 1440 145 33 495 963 1506 174 861 871 982 373 566 133 1218 905 155 757 1304 222 944 43 1037