From ice cream trucks to panels filled with surprises, yesterday was an exciting day to be a Star Trek fan! In case you missed the excitement, we’re recapping everything that happened for you right here.
LOWER DECKS! LOWER DECKS!
Are you ready for a new season of Star Trek: Lower Decks? As Captain Freeman faces charges for blowing up Pakled Planet, Mariner and her loyal friends are ready to search for the truth to help clear her name. The trailer for season three showed us the sci-fi shenanigans we’ve come to love from the series, and the last 20 seconds revealed that the Cerritos will be visiting a special location from one of Trek’s beloved legacy shows. August can’t come fast enough!
PICARD REUNITES WITH HIS CREW
Ahead of Star Trek: Picard’s third and final season, fans were treated to a glimpse of the crew in their new uniforms. The short teaser video that accompanied it contained several delightful teases for the new season, including Geordi referring to himself as a father and Seven of Nine as a commissioned Starfleet officer. The emotional impact of seeing the TNG crew back together cannot be understated, and fans were ecstatic to see their old friends reunited.
As the cast of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds took to the stage, they were interrupted by Tawny Newsome (Mariner) and Jack Quaid (Boimler). The big twist? Both Newsome and Quaid will be reprising their roles in a special crossover episode of Strange New Worlds, directed by Star Trek legend Jonathan Frakes! This has us counting down the days until Strange New Worlds season two.
THE WRATH OF P’KHAN
To celebrate the Summer of Sweet Revenge and the 40th anniversary of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, the franchise partnered with ice cream brand Coolhaus to bring a special flavor – the Wrath of P’Khan – to fans via an ice cream truck! Even better, the cast of Lower Decks stopped by to give free ice cream and ice cream sandwiches to fans who attended. It was a sweet treat and the perfect way to celebrate the day!
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