The BEST Episodes of Star Trek: Lower Decks

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 5, 2020

Network: CBS All Access

The animated comedy series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS follows the support crew on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos, in 2380. Ensigns Mariner, Boimler, Rutherford and Tendi have to keep up with their duties and their social lives, often while the ship is being rocked by a multitude of sci-fi anomalies.

Cupid's Errant Arrow

#1 - Cupid's Errant Arrow

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 3, 2020

Mariner becomes suspicious of Boimler's new girlfriend Barb. Tendi and Rutherford grow jealous of the USS Vancouver's more-advanced gear.

star 7.65
161 votes
Temporal Edict

#2 - Temporal Edict

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 20, 2020

A new work protocol eliminating "buffer time" has the Lower Decks crew running ragged as they try to keep up with their tightened schedules. Ensign Mariner and Commander Ransom's mutual lack of respect comes to a head during an away mission.

star 7.57
302 votes

#3 - Envoys

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 13, 2020

After a high profile mission goes awry, Boimler is further plagued with self-doubt when Mariner proves herself to be a more naturally talented sci-fi badass than he. Rutherford quits his job in engineering and explores other departments on the U.S.S. Cerritos.

star 7.53
376 votes
Moist Vessel

#4 - Moist Vessel

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 27, 2020

Captain Freeman seeks the ultimate payback after Mariner blatantly disrespects her in front of the crew. A well-meaning Tendi accidentally messes up a Lieutenant's attempt at spiritual ascension and tries to make it right.

star 7.50
258 votes
Second Contact

#5 - Second Contact

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 6, 2020

Ensign Tendi has her first day of work on Starfleet's U.S.S. Cerritos, where she meets fellow support crew members, Ensigns Mariner, Boimler and Rutherford. Meanwhile, Boimler is tasked with a secret special assignment and Rutherford attempts to keep his dating life intact while a sci-fi disaster strikes the ship.

star 7.43
490 votes
Directors: Barry J. Kelly
Writers: Mike McMahan