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Choose Your Pain

  • Episode number: 5
  • First aired (CBS All Access): 15 October 2017
  • First aired (Space Channel): 15 October 2017
  • First aired (Netflix): 16 October 2017

Log line

While on a mission, Lorca unexpectedly finds himself in the company of prisoner of war, Starfleet Lieutenant Ash Tyler (Shazad Latif) and notorious intergalactic criminal, Harry Mudd (Rainn Wilson). Burnham voices her concerns about the repercussions of the spore drive jumps on “Ripper”.


Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham

Jason Isaacs as Captain Gabriel Lorca

Doug Jones as Saru

Anthony Rapp as Lieutenant Paul Stamets

Mary Wiseman as Cadet Sylvia Tilly

Shazad Latif as Lieutenant Ash Tyler

Guest stars

Rainn Wilson as Harry Mudd