Are you sold yet? on Star Trek: lower decks? This introduction to the heroes of the show (and the actors behind them) could help you make up your mind.
The crew of the USS Cerritos goes far beyond the bridge crew. Meet the ensigns who do the dirty work and get no credit in this video from CBS All Access that tells brief interviews with each member of the cast as well as a little bit about the character they play. Meet Beckett Mariner, played by Tawny Newsome, Brad Boimler, played by Jack Quaid, Ensign Rutherford, played by Eugene Cordero, and Ensigh Tendi, played by Noël Wells.
What is fun about this particular group of characters is the way they balance modern comedy tropes well with the wonder and optimism Trek. They are dumb, funny characters, but you know they believe in magic. And that makes them pretty tempting to learn, and is a good preview of the kind of fun you’ll find Lower decks.
Star Trek: lower decks airs exclusively on Thursdays on CBS All Access The United States.
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