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"Veritas" is the 8th episode of Star Trek: Lower Decks in the program's first season, premiered on 24 September 2020 on the CBS All Access viewing service.


Mariner, Boimler, Tendi, and Rutherford are caught off guard when aliens force them to testify about a series of seemingly unrelated events.



Andy BillupsBrad BoimlerCaseyClarDahaeCarol FreemanBeckett MarinerMary AnneQJack RansomSam RutherfordShaxsT'AnaD'Vana TendiThe Playing Cardsunnamed USS Cerritos personnel (USS Cerritos personnel) • unnamed Clicketunnamed K'Tuevians
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Beverly CrusherRoga Danarghost in the lampJames T. KirkJean-Luc PicardWilliam ShakespeareKhan Noonien SinghSpockSpock 2Mark Twain

Starships and vehicles

USS AlhambraUSS Cerritos (Federation California-class starship) • D'deridex-class Romulan warbirdVas Hatham-class Romulan bird-of-preyTweerktype-6A shuttlecraft
museum ships
D7-class Klingon battlecruiserclass F shuttlecraftJem'Hadar fighterNa'Far-class Ferengi podSpinner-class Tholian starshipSW7-class Federation shuttlecraftT'Plana Hath-class Vulcan explorertype-6 shuttlecraftworkbee
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USS Enterprise-E


K'Tuevon PrimemuseumRomulus
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Caldos IIEarthPhylosRomulan Neutral Zones

Races and cultures

AndorianAntaranBajoranCaitianClicketGornHuman (French) • KaelonK'TuevianOrionQ (species)RomulanSpecies M-113TrillVulcan
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States and organizations

Romulan High CouncilRomulan Star EmpireStarfleetUnited Federation of Planets

Science and classification

beam of celebrationcloaking devicecompression phaser riflecyborg implantenvironmental suitEPS capacitorgenetic engineeringimpulse driveneedlePADDphaserreplicatorscannerstellar cartographystylustransporterwarp nacellewarp sled

Ranks and titles

captaincommanderdoctorensignguardjudgemagistrateofficersenior officer

Other references

alert status (red alert) • alienatmospherebacteriabirthday cakebridgebridge crewcatcenturychessconference roomconstellationcorridorcrimecustomsdancingdueldungeoneelevasive maneuvers (Crazy Ivanevasive maneuver 84evasive maneuver 88) • French languagefurgavelgovernmenthistory stoneHorn of Candoricelog entrymapmarriagemartial artsmetalminutemuseumnitrogenorbital skydivingoxygenparallel dimensionphaser riflepotteryprisonquartersrepair bayrestaurantrockRomulan disruptor riflesecondship's logsingingsleepsoccersoul foodspaceTank of Contempttattootransporter roomtrialvineyardVulcan nerve pinchweddingwine




Related media




Star Trek: Lower Decks episodes
season 1 "Second Contact" • "Envoys" • "Temporal Edict" • "Moist Vessel" • "Cupid's Errant Arrow" • "Terminal Provocations" • "Much Ado About Boimler" • "Veritas" • "Crisis Point" • "No Small Parts"
season 2 "Strange Energies" • "Kayshon, His Eyes Open" • "We'll Always Have Tom Paris" • "Mugato, Gumato" • "An Embarrassment Of Dooplers" • "The Spy Humongous" • "Where Pleasant Fountains Lie" • "I, Excretus" • "wej Duj" • "First First Contact"


published order
Previous episode:
Much Ado About Boimler
Lower Decks episode produced Next episode:
Crisis Point
Previous episode:
Much Ado About Boimler
Lower Decks episode aired Next episode:
Crisis Point
chronological order
Previous Adventure:
Much Ado About Boimler
Voyages of the
USS Cerritos
Next Adventure:
Crisis Point

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