Star Trek: Lower Decks Episode Guide

Season 1

Second Contact

S1 E1 ● 2020-Aug-06
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 ...


S1 E2 ● 2020-Aug-13
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 engine...

Temporal Edict

S1 E3 ● 2020-Aug-20
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 respec...

Moist Vessel

S1 E4 ● 2020-Aug-27
Captain Freeman seeks the ultimate payback after Mariner blatantly disrespects her in front of the crew. A well-meaning Tendi accidentally messes up Lieutenant O'Connor's attempt at spiritual ascensio...

Cupid's Errant Arrow

S1 E5 ● 2020-Sep-03
Mariner is suspicious of Boimler’s new girlfriend. Tendi and Rutherford grow jealous of a bigger starship's gear.

Terminal Provocations

S1 E6 ● 2020-Sep-10
The lovable, but awkward, Ensign Fletcher makes work difficult for Mariner and Boimler. Rutherford introduces Tendi to a holodeck training program he created.

Much Ado About Boimler

S1 E7 ● 2020-Sep-17
Mariner tries to impress her best friend from Starfleet Academy, who is now a visiting captain. Boimler is sent to a Starfleet medical ship after a transporter accident puts him "out of phase."


S1 E8 ● 2020-Sep-24
Mariner, Boimler, Tendi, and Rutherford are caught off guard when aliens force them to testify about a series of seemingly unrelated events.

Crisis Point

S1 E9 ● 2020-Oct-01
Mariner repurposes Boimler’s holodeck program to cast herself as the villain in a Lower Decks style movie.

No Small Parts

S1 E10 ● 2020-Oct-08
The U.S.S. Cerritos encounters a familiar enemy. Tendi helps a struggling Exocomp recruit find her footing.