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If you’ve ever watched a Star Trek show (or one particular Next Generation episode) and thought, “Gee, I wonder what the support crew is up to, like, week to week,” CBS All Access will soon have the show for you.

Star Trek: Lower Decks, an animated comedy series launching in 2020, will boldly go where no Star Trek series has gone before: one of the least important ships in all of Starfleet. Set in the year 2380, the show will follow a group of low-level crew members aboard the USS Cerritos. During Saturday’s super-sized Star Trek universe panel at San Diego Comic-Con, creator Mike McMahan (Rick and Morty) revealed a first look at the characters of Lower Decks, along with the show’s main voice cast.

Pictured: No'l Wells as Ensign Tendi; Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford; Tawny Newsome as Ensign Mariner; Jack Quaid as Ensign Boimler of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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The cast includes Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noël Wells, and Eugene Cordero as the main quartet of ensigns, along with Dawnn Lewis (Hulu’s Veronica Mars revival) and Jerry O’Connell as two of the ship’s higher-ups. MadTV alum Gillian Vigman is also on board as Dr. T’Ana, a particularly feline crew member.

Pictured: Tawny Newsome as Ensign Mariner of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Pictured: Jack Quaid as Ensign Boimler of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Pictured: No'l Wells as Ensign Tendi of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Pictured: Eugene Cordero as Ensign Rutherford of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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Pictured (l-r): Fred Tatasciore as Lieutenant Shaxs; Dawnn Lewis as Captain Freeman; Jerry O'Connell as Commander Ransom; Gillian Vigman as Dr. T'ana; of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS. ©2019 CBS Interactive, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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McMahan also showed off an intriguing look at the Cerritos’ holodeck:

Star Trek: Lower Decks First look at the holodeck of the U.S.S. Cerritos CR: CBS
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This being an animated comedy series, that holodeck will presumably be the site of many a madcap adventure.

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Star Trek: Lower Decks

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  • TV Show
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  • Mike McMahan
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  • CBS All Access

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