Paramount+ (née CBS All Access) is likely to be going full steam on turning into the Star Trek streaming service (amongst other things), however should you haven’t ponied up the $6 a month or choose proudly owning bodily media, you may nonetheless snag the brand new Trek exhibits on Blu-ray and DVD. As of Could 18th you’ll be capable of seize a duplicate of final 12 months’s Decrease Decks in each codecs with loads of particular options that received’t be accessible on on Paramount+.
Star Trek: Decrease Decks was solely the second animated Star Trek present in historical past, following Star Trek The Animated Sequence means again in 1973 (and shortly to be joined by Star Trek: Prodigy). It’s usually been described as “Household Man in house,” and there are many scatological jokes to again up that assertion. However it’s additionally a unusually optimistic, often even heart-warming take a look at the lives of 4 ensigns on the USS Cerritos — a Starfleet ship that’s largely undoubtedly not in the identical league as Kirk or Picard’s Enterprise. It’s filled with loads of in-jokes and deep-cut references to please old-fashioned followers, in addition to memorable characterization and one heck of a season finale.
Other than season one’s 10 episodes, you’ll get particular options just like the “Decrease Decktionary,” mainly a companion collection delving into issues like character growth, music and design. There are additionally animatics, a information to a few of the easter eggs and even a full-length trailer for Mariner’s episode 9 holodeck extravaganza Disaster Level: The Rise of Vindicta.