Tag: ensign beckett mariner

crisis point

“Crisis Point” Examines Mariner By Way Of The “Star Trek” Movies

If her mother, Captain Freeman, decides to transfer her, then she can kiss Starfleet goodbye. Given her dislike of Starfleet protocol, why does she want to stay? That would seem to be the bigger question of this character, and one that remains decidedly unanswered. Maybe the season finale will address that question.

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much ado about boimler

“Much Ado About Boimler” – “Star Trek: Lower Decks” Review

We’ve seen some growth from him this season, but “Much Ado About Boimler” takes him right back to the whiny promotion obsessed character we first met. Of course, this show only works if our four main characters remain ensigns. Still, it would be nice to see Boimler on a consistent path.

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moist vessel

A “Moist Vessel” Brings Some Healing to “Star Trek: Lower Decks”

“Star Trek: Lower Decks” has leaned into the slacker mentality so far, but “Moist Vessel” shows things differently. For the first time, we deal with Beckett Mariner and her mother, Captain Freeman. We don’t know much about their relationship. Freeman is disappointed that her daughter got demoted for insubordination. Mariner thinks her mom (and her […]

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Star Trek Lower Decks

“Lower Decks:” Come For The Gags, Stay For The “Star Trek”

“Star Trek” has returned to animation for the first time since 1974. Like it’s older animated sibling, “Lower Decks” isn’t the same as its live-action counterparts. It’s familiar, but the pacing of what we know of “Star Trek” is different. Especially in the case of “Lower Decks,” which plays like a marriage of “Star Trek: […]

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Star Trek: Lower Decks

“Star Trek: Lower Decks” Trailer Is Here

CBS All Access will release new episodes of the show weekly. Sorry binge fans, the earliest you’ll be able to sit down and watch them all will be in October. “Lower Decks” features Tawny Newsome as Ensign Beckett Mariner, Jack Quaid as Ensign Brad Boimler, Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford, and Noël Wells as Ensign Tendi. The show will follow the four Ensigns’ adventures, assigned to support duty aboard the USS Cerritos.

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