Kevin & Dan Hageman Break Down Star Trek: Prodigy's Season 1 Finale

Warning: SPOILERS for Star Trek: Prodigy Season 1 Finale, “Supernova, Parts 1 & 2”The season 1 finale of Star Trek: Prodigy concluded the primary storylines of the season whereas additionally teasing compelling inquiries to be answered in season 2. Already greenlit and in manufacturing, Star Trek: Prodigy will return to Paramount+ for season 2, presumably in late 2023.

Star Trek: Prodigy season 1 ended with Dal R’El (Brett Gray), Gwyn (Ella Purnell), and their teenage mates sacrificing their starship, the USS Protostar, to avoid wasting Starfleet and the galaxy. To guarantee their success, Hologram Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) provides up her life and passes the torch as the youngsters’ mentor to her flesh-and-blood counterpart, Vice Admiral Janeway. The query of whether or not the Protostar’s younger heroes shall be accepted by Starfleet can also be given a satisfying and logical reply.

Screen Rant had the pleasure of chatting in-depth with Star Trek: Prodigy‘s creators and showrunners, Kevin and Dan Hageman. They reply the burning questions concerning the large occasions of the season 1 finale in addition to drop tantalizing hints about what’s to return in Star Trek: Prodigy season 2.

Screen Rant: The previous couple of episodes had been simply spectacular. I really feel such as you guys must do a victory lap.

Dan Hageman: I do know. We’ve been telling folks, we have written over 200 episodes and episode 20 is our favourite episode. It is so highly effective.

Kevin Hageman: I’ve seen it like 100 occasions, and it nonetheless wrecks me.

Dan Hageman: We cry like infants each time we watch it.

It actually is so emotional. Let’s get proper into it. I like the speech the place Janeway stands up for the youngsters, and they do not get into Starfleet, however they change into warrant officers below Admiral January. Tell me about that alternative.

Dan Hageman: I believe that was one thing that David Mack, one among our consultants, he made the purpose. Because after all, we’re like, “Yeah, they’re getting into Starfleet!” and he is like, “Whoa, whoa, whoa! Nobody simply will get into Starfleet.

Kevin Hageman: What about all the individuals who’ve been in line, who’ve accomplished all the things to get in?

Dan Hageman: Oh, these children with the hearts of gold — put ’em within the entrance of the road! And it gave us a great alternative [because] they nonetheless have stuff to earn. I do not wish to speak an excessive amount of about season two, however I do not know what number of get into Starfleet Academy, however it’s not very many. So it will be a tough activity.

One of the issues concerning the children wanting to affix Starfleet Academy all through the whole collection that all the time struck me was that in the event that they’re in class on Earth, they can not be gallivanting across the galaxy. I felt like your answer made excellent sense.

Dan Hageman: I believe that was one thing that David Mack, one among our consultants, he made the purpose. Because after all, we’re like, “Yeah, they’re getting into Starfleet!” and he is like, “Whoa, whoa, whoa! Nobody simply will get into Starfleet.

Kevin Hageman: What about all the individuals who’ve been in line, who’ve accomplished all the things to get in?

Dan Hageman: Oh, these children with the hearts of gold — put ’em within the entrance of the road! And it gave us a great alternative [because] they nonetheless have stuff to earn. I do not wish to speak an excessive amount of about season two, however I do not know what number of get into Starfleet Academy, however it’s not very many. So it will be a tough activity.

I imply, I belief you guys to jot down actually fascinating classroom scenes, however I’m glad you are not going to.

Gwyn chooses to again to Solum, as you mentioned. Why separate Gwyn from the group? Is she leaving the present?

In phrases of the Diviner’s dying, what occurred to him? Did he flip into the Force? What occurs to a Vau’Nakat after they expire?

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