Star Trek comedy’s No. 1 rule: Don’t make fun of Star Trek – CNET
Boldly going nowhere with the Lower Decks crew.
Mike McMahan has a question for Lower Decks star Tawny Newsome. “What’s our No. 1 rule whenever we’re doing Star Trek jokes?” Over Zoom, Newsome tries to remember. “Let’s eat lunch first?”
“No!” laughs McMahan, writer and producer of Lower Decks, Solar Opposites and Rick and Morty. “It’s don’t punch down on Star Trek.”
McMahan is keen to insist Star Trek: Lower Decks may be a new animated comedy set in the Trek universe, but it …