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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". :-\
From Variety.com ...
'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
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 Noël Wells and Ensign Rutherford, voiced by
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