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Star Trek: Lower Decks

Star Trek: Lower Decks

  • Premiered: 
    August 6, 2020
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  • Network: CBS All Access
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Animated
  • Concept: 
    Part of the universe of Star Trek 
  • Subject Matter: Science Fiction
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    Season 1

Plot Synopsis

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS is a half-hour animated series that focuses on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet's least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 2380. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford and Tendi have to keep up with their duties and their social lives, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies. The Starfleet crew residing in the "lower decks" of the U.S.S. Cerritos. CBS All Access released the first episode on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, with a new episode debuting each Thursday thereafter. In the series opener, "Second Contact," Ensign Tendi has her first day of work on Starfleet's U.S.S. Cerritos, where she meets fellow support crew members, Ensigns Mariner, Boimler and Rutherford. Meanwhile, Boimler is tasked with a secret special assignment and Rutherford attempts to keep his dating life intact while a sci-fi disaster strikes the ship.
On Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, CBS All Access released "No Small Parts," the Season 1 finale of STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. In the season ender, the U.S.S. Cerritos encounters a familiar enemy. Tendi helps a struggling recruit find her footing.

STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS has already been renewed for a second season.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by CBS' Eye Animation Productions
  • Produced by Secret Hideout
  • Produced by Roddenberry Entertainment

Firsts, Lasts & Notable Notes

  • August 6, 2020: First animated series created for CBS All Access.
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