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Ephraim, a humble tardigrade, is flying through the mycelial network when an unexpected encounter takes her on a bewildering adventure through space.

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Background information Edit

  • The title of this episode was first revealed in a trailer released on 20 July 2019 at San Diego Comic-Con. The trailer (and official announcements made at the same time) misspelled "Ephraim" as "Ephaim". [1] [2]
  • The release date was announced on 5 October 2019 at New York Comic-Con. [3]
  • Michael Giacchino confirmed on Twitter that he was directing this episode, and that it will be animated. [4]
  • Alex Kurtzman stated that this episode and "The Girl Who Made the Stars" are both "tied to Discovery, but in interesting and surprising ways." [5]

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