Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 4 Release Date, Recap, and Speculation

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 4 Release Date, Recap, and Speculation

In last week’s episode, as the crew continues their Illyrian exploration, an ion storm causes them to rapidly retreat to the ship. Pike and Spock are unable to make it back to the ship as the storm disrupts its systems and they are forced to take shelter. Meanwhile, the crew that makes it back starts exhibiting strange symptoms. They find themselves increasingly attracted to heat and light and jeopardize their own safety for more exposure to it. Doctor M’Benga deduces that the crew was exposed to an unknown pathogen while they were on the surface.

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Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 4 Speculation

Number One confesses her Illyrian heritage to Pike when he returns. She offers to resign as genetic augmentation is forbidden by Starfleet. Pike dismisses her offer and reassures her she belongs at the Enterprise. M’Benga also confesses the hidden reason for the rapid spread of the contagion.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 4 Release Date, Recap and Speculation
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds | Source: IMDb

What kind of adventure awaits the Enterprise and its crew next? Stay tuned to find out.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 4 Release Date

Episode 4 of the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds anime, titled “Memento Mori”, has been released on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 3:00 am PDT.

No delays have been announced.

I. Is the series on break?

No, the series is not on break and will continue as scheduled.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 3 Recap

The crew continues their exploration of Illyrian culture and their interest in genetic modifications. As an ion storm is rapidly approaching the site, Number One and the rest of the landing party are able to return to the starship. However, Pike and Spock are forced to take shelter. The crew members start exhibiting strange symptoms after getting exposed to a pathogen.

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Episode 4 Release Date, Recap and Speculation
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds | Source: IMDb

They find themselves extremely attracted to light and heat, even at the risk of hurting themselves and jeopardizing their own safety. Doctor M’Benga and Chief Engineer Hemmer try to detect any bio-contaminants but when they come up empty, they speculate exposure to an unknown pathogen on the landing site.

Eventually, Doctor M’Benga figures out what’s going on and Number One also jumps into action, quarantining the rest of the crew to stop the pathogen from spreading further. She also has the infected members sedated for their own safety. While they search for a resolution, Number One reveals that she is a genetically modified Illyrian herself and has a certain degree of immunity to the pathogen.

About Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

Created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is a spin-off series based on Star Trek: Discovery and is the eleventh installment in the larger Star Trek Universe.

The series will follow Captain Christopher Pike and the crew of the starship USS Enterprise as they navigate and explore new worlds throughout the galaxy.

The series premiered on Paramount+ on May 5, 2022, and its first season will have ten episodes. Season 2’s production is underway, with an expected release in 2023.

Created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet Star Trek: Strange New Worlds is a spin-off series based on Star Trek: Discovery and is the eleventh installment in the larger Star Trek Universe. The series will follow Captain Christopher Pike and the crew of the starship USS Enterprise as they navigate and explore new worlds throughout the galaxy.

The series premiered on Paramount+ on May 5, 2022, and it’s first season will have ten episodes.