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For questions about the 2020 animated comedy series “Star Trek: Lower Decks” that follows the support crew on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 2380. Always use in conjunction with the [star-trek] tag.

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Why do Beckett Mariner and Captain Freeman have different last names?

Beckett Mariner is Captain Freeman's daughter. Why do they have different last names?
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To what extent do crewmembers have privacy when cleaning themselves on Federation starships?

In the Star Trek: Lower Decks episode "Kayshon, His Eyes Open" (season 2 ep. 2) Beckett Mariner & Friends (except for Boimler) go to a large room full of sonic showers where people are ...
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Is Douglas Station and Earth's Spacedock the same station?

In Star Trek: Lower Decks season 3 finale "The Stars at Night", the Cerritos is at Douglas Station (again) and Captain Freeman is at Starfleet Headquarters in San Fransisco. Given the plot, ...
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Are there any pre-Lower Decks ships that we now know to have been California-class?

According to the Star Trek: Lower Decks showrunner Mike McMahan, The ship is in great condition. It’s a California-class ship, which has always existed in Starfleet — [this is] what we’re saying — ...
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Whose derelict ship do Boimler and Mariner find?

In LD: Where Pleasant Fountains Lie, Ensigns Boimler and Mariner find a crashed starship that AGIMUS tries to influence them to salvage. I've watched and rewatched this scene and can't quite figure ...
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How can a transporter clone have the same mass?

From what I know, transporter beams simply transfer the pattern as an analog signal from point A to point B. However, we see in at least 2 instances (Star Trek: Lower Decks S02 E02 Kayshon: His eyes ...
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What ship class is the USS Archimedes?

In Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 2 Episode 10, we see a Federation ship named USS Archimedes. I couldn't quite decide what class it was supposed to be. It's rather reminiscent of the Excelsior-class, ...
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What's the canonicity of Star Trek: Lower Decks?

How is it intended that the audience interpret the canonicity of Star Trek: Lower Decks? It seems quite clear that this series is intended to be humorous and makes reference to events of the other ...
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What is this creature biting on the Cerritos?

In a brief shot on the opening of the show Lower Decks, a huge insectoid life form is seen biting down on a warp nacelle of the USS Cerritos and being carried along with it- is this alien based on ...
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