• Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3 Continues The Show's Long Game - And Suggests A More Serious Future

    3 days ago - By Slash Film

    This article contains spoilers for "Star Trek: Lower Decks" season 3, episode five. "Star Trek: Lower Decks" has done something that almost seems impossible, mixing an animated workplace comedy with the most important themes and lessons of the "Star Trek" franchise. While the series approaches many things with the flippant attitude necessary for a comedy, it also handles the Starfleet of it all with a lot of love and nuance. Series creator Mike McMahan has said that the ultimate goal is to create episodes that feel like real "Star Trek" while also being funny. In order to do that, the...
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  • In Star Trek: Lower Decks, Truthers Exist And They're Just As Annoying As The Real Version

    In Star Trek: Lower Decks, Truthers Exist And They're Just As Annoying As The Real Version

    3 days ago - By Slash Film

    This article contains spoilers for "Star Trek: Lower Decks" season 3, episode five, and for the finale of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine." Conspiracy truthers can be the worst. Sure, it's important to question authority and make up your own mind about things, but some people exist purely to be contrarian and turn their quest for knowledge into an excuse to provoke others. It's one thing to believe in conspiracy theories, and entirely something else to insist that everyone else believe them too. Truthers don't just want to share their beliefs, they want to convert everyone. Unfortunately, it...
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