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Context Is for Kings

  • Episode number: 3
  • First aired (CBS All Access): 1 October 2017 (8:10 PM EST)
  • First aired (Space Channel): 1 October 2017 (8:00 PM EST)
  • First aired (Netflix): 2 October 2017 (8:00 AM BST)

Log line

Michael Burnham finds herself aboard the U.S.S. Discovery, where she quickly realizes things are not as they seem, including the mysterious Captain Gabriel Lorca.


Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham

Jason Isaacs as Captain Gabriel Lorca

Doug Jones as Commander Saru

Anthony Rapp as Lieutenant Paul Stamets

Mary Wiseman as Cadet Sylvia Tilly

Emily Coutts as Keyla Detmer

Guest stars

Rekha Sharma as Commander Ellen Landry