I’m not going to lie, when I heard about the mere concept of the new series Star Trek: Lower Decks, I got REALLY excited.
For those who haven’t heard, CBS All Access is the home for an animated show about the mundane tasks of Starfleet’s crew on a “non-essential” ship. I’ve always wondered what a comedy set in the Star Trek universe would look like, and the fact it’s coming from Mike McMahan, the producer of Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites, is fantastic news.
But it got me thinking about Star Trek’s past. You see, Star Trek has always tackled some pretty out-there/super fun/wacky as hell ideas too, and in honor of the upcoming Star Trek comedy, we thought we’d look back on some of the Starfleet adventures you might not remember: