"Star Trek: Discovery" is the sixth "Star Trek" series to air on television, assuming you don't count the short-lived animated series from the early 1970s. Like its predecessors, "Discovery" takes audiences to a universe explored by Starfleet and the United Federation of Planets as they seek out new life and new civilizations, boldly going where no one has gone before. The show also does it in a way that's more intense than previous "Treks." It's grittier, darker and much bleaker than the earlier shows. In a lot of ways, that makes it more interesting, though. Even in Starfleet, things have to get harsh sometimes.
Audiences are split over "Discovery" with some loving it, some not being super thrilled and others waiting to see how it plays out over time. But it's hard to deny that it features some amazing performances like Doug Jones as the Kelpien Saru. "Discovery" also features some crazy new ideas that "Trek" has never explored before, like the Spore Drive, which allows the Discovery to travel across the universe in a heartbeat. There's a lot going on here! With all the bold new ideas and diverse characters, there's something to appeal to any hardcore "Trek" fan. No doubt there's also at least one character that seems to mesh with you almost perfectly. Want to know which one it is? Take the quiz and see!