Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

10 Worst Episodes of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Follow Christopher Pike, Spock and Number One in the years before Captain Kirk boarded the U.S.S. Enterprise, as they explore new worlds around the galaxy. This show is a prequel to the original series and Star Trek: Discovery.

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E8

#1 - The Elysian Kingdom (Season 1 - Episode 8)

The U.S.S. Enterprise becomes stuck in a nebula that is home to an alien consciousness that traps the crew in a fairy tale.

The episode was rated 6.88 from 1698 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E7

#2 - The Serene Squall (Season 1 - Episode 7)


While on a dangerous humanitarian mission, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise stumbles into a harrowing game of leverage with the quadrant’s deadliest space pirate.

The episode was rated 7.62 from 1773 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E6

#3 - Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach (Season 1 - Episode 6)

A threat to an idyllic planet reunites Captain Pike with the lost love of his life. To protect her and a scientific holy child from a conspiracy, Pike offers his help and is forced to face unresolved feelings of his past.

The episode was rated 7.65 from 1779 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E3

#4 - Ghosts of Illyria (Season 1 - Episode 3)


The U.S.S. Enterprise encounters a contagion that ravages the ship. One by one, the entire crew is incapacitated except for Number One, Una Chin-Riley, who must now confront a secret she’s been hiding as she races to find a cure.

The episode was rated 7.66 from 2019 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E5

#5 - Spock Amok (Season 1 - Episode 5)

It’s a comedy of manners when Spock has a personal visit in the middle of Spock and Captain Pike’s crucial negotiations with an unusual alien species.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 1853 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E2

#6 - Children of the Comet (Season 1 - Episode 2)


While on a survey mission, the U.S.S. Enterprise discovers a comet is going to strike an inhabited planet. They try to re-route the comet, only to find that an ancient alien relic buried on the comet’s icy surface is somehow stopping them. As the away team try to unlock the relic’s secrets, Pike and Number One deal with a group of zealots who want to prevent the U.S.S. Enterprise from interfering.

The episode was rated 7.78 from 2126 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E9

#7 - All Those Who Wander (Season 1 - Episode 9)

The U.S.S. Enterprise crew comes face-to-face with their demons – and scary monsters too – when their landing party is stranded on a barren planet with a ravenous enemy.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 1645 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E4

#8 - Memento Mori (Season 1 - Episode 4)


While on a routine supply mission to a colony planet, the U.S.S. Enterprise comes under an attack from an unknown malevolent force. Pike brings all his heart and experience to bear in facing the crisis, but the security officer warns him that the enemy cannot be dealt with by conventional Starfleet means.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 1905 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E1

#9 - Strange New Worlds (Season 1 - Episode 1)

When one of Pike’s officers goes missing while on a secret mission for Starfleet, Pike has to come out of self-imposed exile. He must navigate how to rescue his officer, while struggling with what to do with the vision of the future he’s been given.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 2424 votes.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds - S1E10

#10 - A Quality of Mercy (Season 1 - Episode 10)


Just as Captain Pike thinks he's figured out how to escape his fate, he's visited by his future self, who shows him the consequences of his actions.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 1630 votes.

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