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08 Jun 2017 12:59 p.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Apr 2017 12:28 p.m. PST

"The producers of ‘Star Trek: Discovery‘ have been impressively tight-lipped regarding any number of details, ranging from plot points to character names. But as the series has taken shape, more of those details have been released, albeit in a piecemeal fashion. And now we have one of the more important – and conspicuously absent – pieces of information about the show: the name of our lead character.

Played by Sonequa Martin-Green (best known for her role on ‘The Walking Dead'), the lead character of ‘Discovery' is the first officer of the titular starship. Described by former showrunner Bryan Fuller as "a lieutenant commander – with caveats", the character has thus far been known only as Number One (and thus echoing Majel Barret's character in the original ‘Star Trek' pilot episode). Despite previous rumors suggesting that Martin-Green's character would go by the name Lt. Commander Rainsford, a post from the official ‘Star Trek: Discovery' Twitter account…"
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Now I understand why "Sasha" have to dead…


PapaSync Inactive Member05 Apr 2017 6:02 p.m. PST

Oh Great Thanks for the Spoiler. Haven't had a chance to view my dvr yet.

Mitochondria Inactive Member05 Apr 2017 8:11 p.m. PST

Well this should be interesting. I hope it is on Netflix.

Dynaman878906 Apr 2017 6:27 a.m. PST

> I hope it is on Netflix.

Not in the US, it is only on CBS all (no) access. CBS' streaming service.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2017 8:02 a.m. PST

She can be a Lt CDR and "First Officer" at the same time……they aren't mutually exclusive.

Dave Jackson Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2017 8:04 a.m. PST


Dynaman878907 Apr 2017 9:38 a.m. PST

> She can be a Lt CDR and "First Officer" at the same time……they aren't mutually exclusive.

It's the navy, where the captain is not necessarily a captain.

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