Paramount+ today revealed the upcoming ninth episode of season two of its hit original series STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS will be a musical themed episode, the first ever in STAR TREK franchise history. The reveal was made during the STAR TREK universe presentation in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. In addition, a first look at the teaser trailer for the episode, titled “Subspace Rhapsody,” was released during the presentation.
Following an advance screening of episode seven of the current season, the highly anticipated STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS and STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS special crossover episode, it was announced that the episode will have a surprise early drop and be available to stream today, starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on Paramount+ in the U.S. and all Paramount+ international markets exclusively on the service.
With the early drop of episode seven, the updated STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS season-two global release schedule on Paramount+ is as follows:
Saturday, July 22 – Episode 207, “Those Old Scientists”
Thursday, July 27 – Episode 208, “Under the Cloak of War”
Thursday, August 3 – Episode 209, “Subspace Rhapsody”
Thursday, August 10 – Episode 210 (Season Finale), “Hegemony”
The special musical episode “Subspace Rhapsody” will feature 10 original songs, plus a “Subspace Rhapsody” version of the series’ main title, with music and lyrics by Kay Hanley (Letters to Cleo) and Tom Polce (Letters to Cleo, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend). Please click here to pre-save the “Subspace Rhapsody” soundtrack on all available digital music streaming platforms.