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Well, it certainly isn't "Star Trek". It looks more like "Red Dwarf" with the comedy (or what passes for it) ramped even further than "The Orville".  :-\

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    'Star Trek: Lower Decks' Trailer Shows First Look at Animated¬†Comedy
    The official trailer for CBS All Access' new half-hour animated
    comedy "Star Trek: Lower Decks" has arrived, and it's putting an
    irreverent spin on the beloved franchise.

    Trailer:  (2mins 15secs)

    "We're not really elite - we're more like the cool, scrappy
    underdogs," explains lower-deck Ensign Mariner in the trailer.

    "We live on a spaceship, nobody is dying from a spear wound!" she
    exclaims in the midst of some onboard mayhem.

    The 10-episode series, which has already been renewed for a second
    season, is the first animated "Star Trek" series in more than
    45 years. "Star Trek: The Animated Series" had a brief run starting
    in 1973.

    CBS All Access subscribers can watch the show each week on
    Thursdays starting Aug. 6 on the digital subscription video
    on-demand and live streaming service,

    "Rick and Morty" veteran Mike McMahan developed "Star Trek: Lower
    Decks," which focuses on the support crew that lives in the bowels
    at the very bottom of the U.S.S. Cerritos - known as one of the
    Starfleet's least important ships - in the year 2380.

    The Starfleet lower decks crew includes Ensign Beckett Mariner,
    voiced by Tawny Newsome, Ensign Brad Boimler, voiced by Jack Quaid,
    Ensign Tendi, voiced by No√ęl Wells and Ensign Rutherford, voiced by
    Eugene Cordero.

    It's the first animated series in CBS All Access' "Star Trek"
    franchise, which also includes "Star Trek: Picard," "Star Trek:
    Discovery" and the recently-announced "Star Trek: Strange New

    Also coming up are a Section 31-based series with Michelle Yeoh and
    a CG-animated "Star Trek" series for younger audiences in the works
    at Nickelodeon.

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