It takes a lot to stand out in the era of Peak TV, and no one series can resist the siren song of shocking twists. Some lay groundwork more carefully than others, so which major swerves were audiences miles ahead of? From LOST to Star Trek: Discovery, we’ve sleuthed out seventeen that savvy viewers put together long before showrunners intended.
It was bound to happen sooner or later – Star Trek: Discovery may have stretched canon to a breaking point. Fans are concerned Sunday’s “Lethe” may have utilized a holodeck decades before Starfleet developed the technology, and we go deep into Trek history to investigate.