This post contains spoilers for the second season, episode 10 of itStar Trek: Lower Decks. ‘
Last week I posited that se tu one and two Lower deck Together will create the pressure of a story of the show. As this weekend approaches, it looks like we’ll be dealing with the consequences of the Pak threat for a while longer. But when an episode is this good, I’m totally fine with being wrong.
Especially when this installment only includes many of my favorite things about Star Trek. It’s not just the captain’s pleasant appearance Sonia Gomez – You can remember him for scattering hot chocolate on Captain Picard Coming back in the second season Of The next generation. And that’s not because it appeared on the first screen cetacean ops, An idea was hinted at in various blueprints but was not actually mentioned with any real seriousness.
This is the typical plot of the episode, where the whole crew has to work together to save the day. I’m a true mammal for the teamwork scene like Final Fight Unpublished country Or, more recently, when the crew USS Discovery They had to disguise their own mirrors as opponents of the universe. Star Trek has been described by many online as “qualifying porn”, where it depicts people who are very good at their jobs and work well together.
The first two season crews don’t always look their best. We see Boymler and Mariner Klingon talk about losing the diplomats they were supposed to escort, Freeman in a tragic match with the captain of another Starfleet ship, and the crew fail his (fraudulent) assessment test. Spectacular. Sometimes the show is much loved Office, More interested in the personal lives and jokes of his employees than the actual business at hand.
However, even Office Sometimes it will remind you that Dander Mifflin’s staff was good at their jobs, especially Michael Scott. Michael was a terrible manager, but a salesman. And this episode of it Lower deck Give the spotlight to Carol Freeman, whose good work over the past two years has been rewarded with a promotion on a good ship. The USS Cerritos It’s a California-class ship, the real workhorse of a ship that doesn’t get much respect. That Ceritos Even the newly empowered Pakleys have become completely important due to the situation they face and survive. But it has given Freeman a lot of time in the spotlight with his work A few episodes ago Through ceasefire talks with the Pak government. (It was a conspiracy, but it’s not his fault.)
Last week I thought this episode would end that story, as we now know that the Pakleaders were getting help from a Klingon captain who no longer survives for the actions of a lowly decker. Instead, this episode focuses on Freeman’s potential promotion, the response of his senior staff to it, and the future of our lower deck.
This is happening in the background of a first communication mission. The USS Cerritos Most specialize in second communication missions – this is what we were told in the first episode. This means that they come and handle all the annoying administrative content after the flagship Enterprise Come and establish the initial relationship. Now Ceritos Gets to take more important part First Impressions are gained in a fluid, global, diffused way USS Archimedes.
The sitting on the bench is over Ceritos Good when a solar flame plus ends up disabling an unstable planet Archimedes And put it on a crash course with the planet below. Freeman is willing to sacrifice himself to save another ship, but Rutherford and company have a good plan, which could prevent the loss of both ships. But they only got 20 hours, so the whole crew has to chip. That means ransom piloting, overseeing the removal of billups holes, and giving Tandy Mariner a much-needed pep talk. The latter may not be necessary for the work of the ship, but it is important to demonstrate because it pushes the two women towards the emotional solution they need.
We can also meet two Beluga whale lieutenants named Crew, Kimolu and Matt of Sitasian Ops. But it will save Boimler the day, because the clamp they need to release is not turned by the flipper. (I really appreciate the accessibility trick here, because Starfleet has often been referred to as an OSHA two night dream for decades.) Needless to say, the crew succeeds (it’s not A movie, Above all, So we are not Lost ships). After the bravery shown by its entire crew CeritosBoimeler and Rutherford in particular, it’s hard to imagine that three seasons won’t start A few promotions.
But first, there is the issue of Freeman’s transfer, which he has decided to refuse to stay with the crew, which has proven itself to be truly great. Unfortunately, that Pak story comes to bite us all once again, leading us to the show’s first Cliffhanger, and the first season-ending Cliffhanger in the new Kurtzmann-era Trek program.
Star Trek: Lower Decks When it debuted last year, there was a lot to prove: it was the first animated show since the 70s and the first attempt at a franchise of an early comedy series. Similar to this, its initial impressions had to be cut Rick and Morty Or Family members. The quality of the first season started a bit rough but has improved over time, ending in the fantastic action-packed episode, “No Small Parts”. Season Two’s “First First Contact” promotes the game in a variety of ways, not just its danger elements, but how the show intends to use the big story line in the show, to move the characters forward as Tur progresses.
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