• Lower Decks Reminds Us The Star Trek's Sexiest Mavericks Are Archaeologists

    3 days ago - By Slash Film

    This post contains spoilers for "Star Trek: Lower Decks" season 3, episode 5. In the latest episode of " Star Trek: Lower Decks ," called "Reflections," Ensign Mariner is given the unenviable task of working a Starfleet recruitment booth at what is essentially a sci-fi jobs bazaar. It's hard enough to make Starfleet seem appealing to passersby who only want sit on the bridge of a starship, but Mariner's job is made all the more frustrating by the person in the booth next door to hers. Whenever Mariner makes a sales pitch, the roguish and dazzling Petra Aberdeen points out that Starfleet...
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  • Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3 Uses A Classic Trek Trope To Tell Its Most Meaningful Story Yet

    Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3 Uses A Classic Trek Trope To Tell Its Most Meaningful Story Yet

    4 days ago - By Slash Film

    The fifth episode of the third season of " Star Trek: Lower Decks ," called "Reflections," delves deeper into a few intriguing mysteries surrounding the cranial implants sported by Ensign Rutherford. Rutherford has previously stated that his implants were voluntarily added to his body as a way to merely enhance his brain and senses. In previous episodes, however, the implants have revealed the ability to tinker with his brain functions. Not only can Rutherford selectively erase memories, but the implant also seems to alter his personality. In "Reflections," it is revealed that Rutherford's...
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