Star Trek: Lower Decks (2021): S02E09 – wej Duj


Introduction

Star Trek: Lower Decks is an American adult animated television series created by Mike McMahan for the streaming service CBS All Access.

It is the ninth series in the Star Trek franchise, and was launched in 2020 as part of executive producer Alex Kurtzman’s expansion of the franchise.

Lower Decks is the first animated series created for All Access, and the first animated Star Trek series since the 1973-1974 series Star Trek: The Animated Series.

Outline

The USS Cerritos goes on a 12-hour warp, allowing the crew a day of rest, but Ensign Boimler finds himself as the only one of his friends to lack a bridge member to spend time with. Encountering Commander Ransom and his group of friends, all from Hawaii, Boimler lies about being from Hawaii as well to gain their friendship. Meanwhile, aboard a Klingon Bird of Prey, the Che’ta, lower decks officer Ma’ah hopes to rise to second officer to Captain Dorf. On a Vulcan cruiser, the Sh’Vahl, lower decks officer T’lyn comes into conflict with her captain and fellow crew when her work and her emotional reasoning step outside the prescribed tasks at hand. T’lyn detects an anomaly in the sector and, despite her also urging her captain to investigate based on her instincts, her captain acquiesces to her sound logic. Ma’ah gains Dorf’s respect and accompanies him to a meeting with the Pakleds. He is disturbed to learn that Dorf has been supplying the Pakleds with weapons and Veruvian bombs that they intend to use against Earth. Dorf hopes to instigate a war and come to glory over their allies and enemies. The Pakleds’ testing of the Veruvian bombs has caused the local anomalies. The Cerritos detects the anomalies and drops out of warp, encountering the Pakleds and the Che’ta, which attack. During the assault, Boimler confesses to Ransom that he is not Hawaiian, but Ransom and the others reveal they also lied and just enjoy each other’s company. The Cerritos is saved by the arrival of the Sh’Vahl. Aboard the Che’ta, Ma’ah challenges Dorf’s dishonorable use of the Pakleds and his insubordination of the Klingon High Council’s wishes, killing him in battle and becoming captain. He orders the Che’ta to retreat to the Klingon home world. The Pakleds flee. Despite turning the tide of the battle, T’lyn is punished for her continued emotional transgressions by being transferred to a Starfleet ship. Aboard the Cerritos, Ransom recommends Boimler to assist a young ensign. Boimler gladly mentors him, emphasizing that the heart of the ship is its lower decks.

Star Trek: Lower Decks Series

You can find a full index and overview of the Star Trek franchise here.

You can find a full index and overview of Star Trek: Lower Decks here.

You can find a full index and overview of Series 02 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 07 October 2021.
  • Running Time: 25 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

YouTube Link

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.