Lower Decks Episodes
“Second Contact” S1 E1 Aug 05, 2020 Series premiere. 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.
“Envoys” S1 E2 Aug 12, 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.
“Temporal Edict” S1 E3 Aug 19, 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.
“Moist Vessel” S1 E4 Aug 26, 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.
“Cupid’s Errant Arrow” S1 E5 Sep 02, 2020 Mariner is suspicious of Boimler’s new girlfriend. Tendi and Rutherford grow jealous of a bigger starship’s gear.
“Terminal Provocations” S1 E6 Sep 09, 2020 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 Sep 16, 2020 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.”
“Veritas” S1 E8 Sep 23, 2020 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 Sep 30, 2020 Mariner repurposes Boimler’s holodeck program to cast herself as the villain in a Lower Decks style movie.
“No Small Parts” S1 E10 Oct 07, 2020 Season finale. The U.S.S. Cerritos encounters a familiar enemy. Tendi helps a struggling recruit find her footing.
“Strange Energies” S2 E1 Aug 11, 2021 Season premiere. Approximately three months after the events of the season one finale, the U.S.S. Cerritos is dispatched on a mission which results in an encounter with “strange energy”.
“Kayshon, His Eyes Open” S2 E2 Aug 18, 2021 Our Lower Deckers have trouble bonding with Ensign Jet Manhaver, who has been assigned Boimler’s bunk and shift duties. Meanwhile, we get a glimpse of Boimler’s life on the U.S.S. Titan, which is more intense than he thought it would be.
“We’ll Always Have Tom Paris” S2 E3 Aug 25, 2021 Assigned a special task by Dr. T Ana, Tendi enlists Mariner for help. On the U.S.S. Cerritos, Rutherford is consumed by a bridge crew mystery.
“Mugato, Gumato” S2 E4 Sep 01, 2021 The U.S.S. Cerritos is dispatched to a planet to investigate an unexplained sighting of a dangerous Mugato.
“An Embarrassment of Dooplers” S2 E5 Sep 08, 2021 Mariner and Boimler try to track down the location of a legendary Starfleet party while the bridge crew deals with an insecure alien diplomat.
“The Spy Humongous” S2 E6 Sep 15, 2021 Anomaly consolidation day on the U.S.S. Cerritos leaves the Lower Deckers with mixed emotions. Captain Freeman attempts to negotiate peace on the Pakled home world.
“Where Pleasant Fountains Lie” S2 E7 Sep 22, 2021 Mariner and Boimler are stranded on an uninhabited planet with a sentient computer. On the Cerritos, Lt. Commander Billups must prove his engineering abilities to an old adversary.
“I, Excretus” S2 E8 Sep 29, 2021 A consultant arrives on the U.S.S. Cerritos to run drills that require the lower deckers and bridge crew to swap duties.
“wej Duj” S2 E9 Oct 06, 2021 Boimler tries to find a bridge buddy while the U.S.S. Cerritos crew has down time during a long warp trip.
“First Contact” S2 E10 Oct 13, 2021 In the season two finale, the U.S.S. Cerritos is tasked to aid an Excelsior-class starship on a first contact mission.
“Grounded” S3 E1 Aug 24, 2022 Mariner enlists her friends on a rogue mission to exonerate her mother, as Captain Freeman faces a military tribunal for the destruction of Pakled Planet.
“The Least Dangerous Game” S3 E2 Aug 31, 2022 On a tropical paradise planet, Mariner questions Commander Ransom on how he structures his away team. Boimler makes a bold career decision.
“Mining The Mind’s Mines” S3 E3 Sep 07, 2022 On a remote science outpost, stone orbs are bringing fantasies to life. Tendi starts her first day as a Senior Science Officer Trainee.
“Room For Growth” S3 E4 Sep 14, 2022 Mariner, Boimler and Tendi clash with their arch-rivals: Delta Shift. The Cerritos engineers go on mandatory relaxation leave.
“Reflections” S3 E5 Sep 21, 2022 Mariner and Boimler work the Starfleet recruitment booth at an alien job fair, Rutherford challenges himself.
“Hear All, Trust Nothing” S3 E6 Sep 28, 2022 The Cerritos crew unexpectedly spends a day on Deep Space Nine.
“A Mathematically Perfect Redemption” S3 E7 Oct 05, 2022 A wayward Starfleet ensign struggles to find a path to redemption.
“Crisis Point 2: Paradoxus” S3 E8 Oct 12, 2022 Boimler’s holodeck movie sequel tries to live up to the original.
“Trusted Sources” S3 E9 Oct 19, 2022 A visiting reporter on the Cerritos puts Captain Freeman on edge.
“The Stars at Night” S3 E10 Oct 26, 2022 In the season three finale, The Cerritos crew must prove their worth in a mission race.
Episode Guide Descriptions from Paramount+ Site