10 most disliked moments in Star Trek: Discovery, ranked

Let's look at ten specific moments and decisions from Discovery that left a bit of a bitter aftertaste for some viewers.

"The Red Angel" -- Ep#210 -- Pictured (l-r): Anson Mount as Captain Pike; Jayne Brook as Admiral Cornwell; Ethan Peck as Spock; of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2018 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
"The Red Angel" -- Ep#210 -- Pictured (l-r): Anson Mount as Captain Pike; Jayne Brook as Admiral Cornwell; Ethan Peck as Spock; of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Michael Gibson/CBS ©2018 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved. /
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1. The redesign of the Klingons


Ah, the Klingons – those fierce, forehead-ridged warriors who've been a staple in the Star Trek universe since way back when.

Fans sat down, all hyped up for the latest Star Trek series, Discovery, and ready to see some epic space battles, intriguing characters, and, of course, those iconic Klingons. But wait a minute, what's going on here? Why do these Klingons look like they just walked out of a sci-fi fashion show? Yes, my dear Trekkies and Trekkers, the redesign of the Klingons in Star Trek Discovery caused quite a stir in the fandom, and not in a good way. You see, these Klingons didn't just get a little touch-up, they got a whole makeover. And it wasn't exactly well-received, unfortunately. I, for one, enjoyed the redesign, but who am I other than one simple Trekkie?

Now, why all the fuss? Well, imagine you've been watching Star Trek for years, maybe even decades. You've grown accustomed to the look of the Klingons – those bumpy foreheads, fierce stares, and that unmistakable warrior vibe. It's part of what makes Star Trek, well, Star Trek. So, when Discovery comes along and gives the Klingons a complete facelift, I can see how it would feel like a slap in the face to fans who've been following the franchise since the days of Kirk and Spock.

But it's not just about aesthetics. Oh no, it goes deeper than that. You see, Star Trek isn't just a sci-fi show; it's a universe with its own rich history and lore. And part of that lore includes the look of its alien species, like the Klingons. So, when Discovery decided to toss that established continuity out the airlock and introduce these new, unrecognizable Klingons, it felt like a betrayal to many fans, even though there's a perfectly logical explanation as to why the different looks.

But, beyond all these differences in opinions between fans, Discovery has had a huge impact in the Star Trek universe. It's introduced new characters and races, and introduced even more diversity into the lore.

Whether you're a long-time fan or a new fan, seeing yourself represented into one of the best sci-fi franchises out there just makes you feel good, and that's something we'll all hold dear in our hearts after Discovery's fifth and final season lands in a couple of months.

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