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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 5 Release Date, Time, and Spoilers

December 11, 2021

This episode of Star Trek: Discovery gets exciting for Tilly and Adira, who are appointed as new mentors for a group of cadets from the re-established Alliance. However, during training, they are faced with a life-threatening challenge that confronts Kovich with an important decision. In the outlined summary you will find all the important information about episode 4. Now we can look forward to what the upcoming episode has in store!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 5 Release Date

Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 5 premieres on December 16, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET Paramount + planned. The streaming platform publishes new one-hour episodes every week.

Where to watch Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 5 online?

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 4 Episode 5 will be available to stream on Paramount + and in the CBS All Access App at the above time and date. You can also watch the series by purchasing the season four episodes on Amazon Prime Video. The previous seasons are up iTunes, Vudu and in Microsoft Store available for streaming on demand. You can also view the series on DirecTV, Xfinity and watch Fubo TV. Star Trek: Discovery is also available as video-on-demand on YouTube TV.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 5 spoilers

In the fifth episode, things will change as Ni’Var is now a member of the Federation. Much intellectual assistance has been drawn upon from Rillak and the Council in order to better understand what went on behind the catastrophic anomaly. Plus, Tilly’s departure could also have a major impact on Burnham’s life on the ship. We can also expect more action triggered by a sudden invasion or enemy attack, as has become common throughout the series.

Star Trek: Discovery Season 4 Episode 4 Recap

In the fourth episode, titled Anything Is Possible, Discovery starts its joint mission with the Qowat Milat, while the Ni’Var has cemented its re-entry into the United Federation. Meanwhile, Starfleet’s ship is in poor shape. Burnham advises the crew to take some time to recover while they initiate the federation of Ni’Var. Burnham is asked to fill in for Admiral Vance, who is uncomfortable.

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Tilly and Adira are forced to mentor the new Starfleet Academy, but the recruits feel uncomfortable with the multitude of species involved. Although Kovich is determined to overcome this problem, a training mission goes awry when the ship crashes with Tilly, Adira, and the cadets in a zone far away. It is also attacked by an energy-sensitive beast that forces Tilly to seek help from a nearby ship.

Although Ni’Var is now a member of the Federation, President T’Rina wants a release clause in case they have to leave the alliance. Federation President Rillak sees this as a threat to his vision, so Ni’Var begins to reconsider his membership. As they slowly make their way back, Tilly and Adira try to settle the argument between the cadets. A few moments later, the USS Armstrong finally comes to their aid, whereupon Kovich decides to offer Tilly a teaching position at the Starfleet Academy.

In order to defuse the existing friction between Ni’Var and the council, Burnham is acting as a mediator. Their interference eventually leads Ni’Var to rejoin the Federation. Although Burnham is happy with the result, she accuses Rillak of not being completely honest on administrative matters. In the end, she has a conversation with Tilly, who realizes that the opportunity to teach at Starfleet Academy is exactly what she needs. Even if she leaves the academy, she will always come back whenever her old friend needs help.