We’ve been boldly going all season with Lower Decks this year! Episode 2×10, “First First Contact” really sets the bar high for next season. Here are some of the things I enjoyed the most in “First First Contact” and a few of my expectations for season three.
The three ships we encounter give us a perspective we’ve not really seen before in any Star Trek. We get a peek at how the lower decks operate in Vulcan and Klingon ships. Even the cool logic of the Vulcans and the robust emotion of the Klingons are not immune to the bureaucracy of the lower decks.
It’s an episode that manages to embody the heart of all Trek shows–working together as a crew to overcome adversity–while also bringing madcap humor and deep-cut Trek references galore!
While the crew of the Cerritos keeps getting handed the jobs no one wants, from both the lower decks staff to the bridge crew, they just keep on persevering.
Episode 2×05, “An Embarrassment of Dooplers” features a tribble-like plot device, a car chase we’ve not seen the likes of since Star Trek: Nemesis, and emotional depth from Mariner.
“Mugato, Gumato” shows us the power of math, persistence, and friendship. Check out our review of 2×04 of Star Trek: Lower Decks.
“We’ll Always Have Tom Paris” has us laughing with this week’s episode 2×03 of Star Trek: Lower Decks. Voyager, pirates, plates, and more!
Vanessa Lachey has a tall order ahead of her when she steps into the shoes of Jane Tennant, Special Agent in Charge. The character oversees forty agents as the leader of the Pearl Harbor division of NCIS: Hawai’i and has…
From the cold open that set the tone for the episode to a story full of deep-cut references, episode 2×02 of Star Trek: Lower Decks proves that it’s more than just a comedy within the Star Trek universe.
Starting the season off with a bang, Star Trek: Lower Decks dives right in with “interpersonal conflict” in three different ways–the conflict between Beckett Mariner and Captain Freeman, between Tendi and Rutherford, and conflict between Ransom, Captain Freeman, and Mariner.…
The next season of Star Trek: Lower Decks is coming up on August 12! Check out our hopes, feels, and fears for season two!
We enter the last weekend at ATX TV Festival! While we cry, we are going to review the top moments of day 8 because it was really intense.