​Rebecca Romijn as Una with Anson Mount as Pike and Ethan Peck as Spock

Rebecca Romijn as Una (a.k.a. Number One), Anson Mount as Pike, and Ethan Peck as Spock of the Paramount+ original seriesStar Trek: Strange New Worlds

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Captain Pike, Science Officer Spock, and Number One share words of wisdom that apply far beyond the U.S.S. Enterprise

By Carrie Berk

Star Trek is making a comeback. Captain Pike (Anson Mount), Science Officer Spock (Ethan Peck), Number One (Rebecca Romijn), and more characters from the original series return for new adventures in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

The Paramount+ adaptation takes place in the 23rd century, the decade before Star Trek: The Original Series. It follows the crew aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise—including new additions La’an Noonien-Singh (Christina Chong) and Erica Ortegas (Melissa Navia)—as they explore new worlds throughout the galaxy.

Beyond its exciting sci-fi setting and intriguing plots, the new series offers a surprising amount of practical wisdom for modern audiences. The characters learn important lessons from their explorations that not only apply in the far reaches of the galaxy, but also in everyday life on earth. (Spoilers ahead.)

Catch the last two episodes of the debut season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds—on June 30th and July 7th on Paramount+.

Stream Star Trek: Strange New Worlds on Paramount+.

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