Watch: Mariner Makes A Shocking Discovery In Clip From ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2 Finale

The second season finale of Star Trek: Lower Decks debuts on Paramount+ on Thursday. In a preview from yesterday, it was revealed a legacy character is returning and there is a brand new ship to check out too. Today Paramount+ released a clip featuring that legacy character and also revealing a spoiler for the episode.


Clip from “First First Contact”

The following clip is an exclusive with Entertainment Tonight.

In addition to another run-in with her nemesis Jennifer, the clip features Mariner overhearing Captain Sonya Gomez (Lycia Naff) talking to Captain Freeman about her “final mission” on the Cerritos and how she is going to have to make some “tearful goodbyes” to her crew.

Get ready to celebrate Captain Freeman Day and the season finale when it begins streaming on Paramount+ on Thursday, October 14.

New episodes of Star Trek: Lower Decks stream Thursdays in the USA on Paramount+ and CTV Sci-Fi in Canada (where it’s also available to stream on Crave). It streams on Fridays on Amazon Prime Video in international territories around the world. In Latin America, Lower Decks debuts (both seasons 1 and 2) in September.

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Woo hoo! Ensign to Captain!!

There’s hope for Harry Kim! Although I could see LD playing up the forever ensign joke as well

Really looking forward to this. I always liked this show but now I feel truly invested in these characters’ lives.

Meep! Will the show really move the Captain up and out?

I love Dawn Lewis in this role and my first thought was that this is of course the complication for the finale that will end with her staying put.

However…..Could and would Lower Decks be the first show to skewer the trope and actually let the senior officers move up and rotate to other ships like one would expect in a real life fleet?

There is going to have to be some movement and promotions if the show is really going to advance the lower deckers up through levels. And that means some movement among the bridge regulars.

We all know it’s not going to do that; it will be exactly like those high school drama shows where they’re at a loss as to what to do after the kids graduate, so they all stay together for college. Funny that.

A Star Trek Online approach where a cadet moves up to Captain.

Jennifer is the worst.

Excellent episode.

I don’t want to say anything that would ruin the surprises this season finale holds. I do want to say that it’s the single best episode of any Star Trek series that I’ve seen in a long time. There are things you never see coming, and the way that the crew of the Cerritos deals with a crisis is the sort of thing that Kirk and the Enterprise would have done.

I would love to see the writers on this series be given a chance to write a script for a film.

I thought last weeks episode was the best LDS so far… I was wrong. First First Contact is now the best thing they have done. It felt like a real movie experience. Everything comes full circle in the show.

I watched the episode a couple hours ago, and I won’t say anything about the details here (since this article isn’t the spoiler-filled review / recap I know will be up soon) but I’m still reeling. Wow, what an(other) excellent season finale.

I know Star Trek: Lower Decks isn’t every Trekker’s cup of Earl Grey, hot, but I for one am so, so glad we have this show.