The official logo of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY premiering on CBS All Access and CBS Television Network.

The official logo of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY premiering on CBS All Access and CBS Television Network.

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“Star Trek” returned to television this fall with a brand-new series, “Star Trek: Discovery.” Marissa Martinelli, a culture writer for Slate and a pretty serious Trek fan, catches us up on the new show and explains how it fits within the Star Trek canon. Also, why is Trek popping up everywhere these days from “Black Mirror” to “The Orville"?

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