Paramount+ followed up the release of the official trailer for season three of Star Trek: Lower Decks with the first official preview images. We have two images each from the first two episodes, and episode titles as well.
Episode 301: “Grounded”
The first episode is called “Grounded,” likely referring to how the crew of the USS Cerritos are grounded after Captain Freeman was arrested for the destruction of Pakled Planet at the end of season two. And the first image from the episode shows Freeman still in custody being escorted by some Starfleet Security officers.
The second image shows the four ensigns in their civilian clothes back on Earth, or as Tawny Newsome described them at the SDCC panel, “the Earth outfits are bangin’.”
Episode 302: “The Least Dangerous Game”
The second episode is called “The Least Dangerous Game,” which is a twist on the idea of hunting humans. Both images appear to show the crew back on the USS Cerritos, indicating the “Grounded” issue may get wrapped up in the first episode. The first image shows the crew wearing some Klingon armor. This is from a scene shown at Star Trek: Mission Chicago where they are playing a Klingon version of D&D called “Bat’leths & BIHnuchs.” The game features a virtual Martok (voiced by J.G. Hertzler).
The second image shows Boimler on a ship (presumably the Cerritos) running from a new alien named K’Ranch, voiced by Nolan North. Mike McMahan revealed to EW that K’Ranch is inspired by Tosk from Deep Space Nine.
ICYMI: Season 3 Trailer
And here again, is the official trailer released during San Diego Comic-Con.
Coming August 25
The third season of Lower Decks arrives on Thursday, August 25, and streams exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Latin America and is distributed concurrently by Paramount Global Content Distribution on Amazon Prime Video in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Japan, India and more and in Canada, airs on Bell Media’s CTV Sci-Fi Channel and streams on Crave.