The first-ever official Star Trek comedy series has been ordered.
CBS All Access has greenlit an animated series from Emmy-winner Mike McMahan, a writer on Adult Swim’s sensation Rick and Morty. The half-hour series is titled Star Trek: Lower Decks and will tackle the Federation from a comedic perspective, focusing “on the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships.”
Someone is being ripped-off here.
I saw a series like this recently. Well, not the entire series (I didn’t like it). Maybe two episodes. It was low-budget and live-action and done for a streaming service.
While not set in the Star Trek universe, it was still that exact premise. I’ll be damned if I can recall the name of it now. I just wanted to forget it and it seems I have.
But it looks like someone tied into the TV Matrix also saw it and figured he could cash in …