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Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Michael » Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:44 pm

CBS All Access has announced the release date for a new animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks.

https://trekmovie.com/2020/07/01/breaki ... -revealed/

The series will be released on August 6th.

The show is set on the USS Cerritos in the year 2380.

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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by captainuniverse » Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:53 pm

Same here. I heard that the creators are the same from Rick & Morty. It might be amusing. I don't know.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Lionheart » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:51 am

What little I've seen is unimpressive... especially the ship. Did they run out of parts building a Nebula?

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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Gazomg » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:28 am

I have watched the trek shows of ds9, tng, voyager and enterprise multiple times in binges.....seen all the others, but never watched a single episode of the animated series, nor will I be watching this.

Zero interest in cartoons.
Bad enough every movie today is some piece of animated shit, or some superhero , or voiceover nonsense without it infesting trek as well
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by JM1776 » Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:34 pm

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...but never watched a single episode of the animated series...
You should make an exception for "Yesteryear."

It is easily one of the twenty-best ever Trek episodes.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by tbone1459 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:19 pm

I'll give it a shot, I do hope it explains the ship and how it functions...my only beef right now is the uniforms they are wearing....they arent inline with what we seen so far. :?

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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by sirus » Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:54 am

Honestly it not being another dark and brutal show and instead focused on a more hopeful Star Trek sells me on this.

For me the canon ends in 2005 now. All the new stuff just isn't canon and recently I swore off ever writing Trek again, but I will give this show a shot. It's clearly not the Trek I want, but I have Orville for that.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Ronin » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:54 am

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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Lionheart » Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:45 am

There have been some theories bounced around that the ship is really just the saucer, the rest being a warp sled similar to the shuttle that brought Spock to the Enterprise in The Motion Picture.
Though, I doubt the studio had even thought of it, or could care about explaining anything.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Ronin » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:35 am

The Ship reminds me of the Steamrunner design - which I always hated.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by sirus » Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:32 pm

In terms of ships, I hate it, but I've hated all the designs where you have to travel through the pylons to get to the engineering section. I like a good strong neck, like the Connie or the beefier Galaxy, or for the engineering section to be directly connected, like the Sovereign or the NX refit.

But I also think Voyager is a cruddy ship too, for different reasons.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by Gazomg » Fri Aug 07, 2020 5:59 pm

I thought it was awful.



Had hoped I would like it, or it might even have had an orville sense of humour, but it sucked.

And that character Mariner was just so irritating it was to the point I almost had to turn it off, and only saw it out to the end as i watched it with my wife.
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by JM1776 » Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:55 am

It's pretty cute if you don't take it seriously.

Should we really be surprised that it's a caricature of Star Trek?

Have they declared that this is canon?
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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by lafr » Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:05 am

JM1776 wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:55 am
Have they declared that this is canon?
Please, do not go down that road. I beg you.

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Re: Star Trek: Lower Decks

Post by JM1776 » Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:23 pm

lafr wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 9:05 am
JM1776 wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 7:55 am
Have they declared that this is canon?
Please, do not go down that road. I beg you.
Hey, I ain't got nothin' to do with it.
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