Interview: Carl Tart Talks About ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ and the Future of Lieutenant Kayshon [EXCLUSIVE]

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Star Trek: Lower Decks has reached the midpoint of its second season so we took a moment to talk with the voice behind the new Tamarian crew member Lieutenant Kayshon – comedian and actor Carl Tart. We spoke about showing a new side of the Tamarians in the Trek-verse, becoming an instant fan favorite, and most importantly our hope for an officially licensed Kayshon puppet.

Watch the video below and stay tuned for more updates about Star Trek: Lower Decks!

Star Trek: Lower Decks airs Thursday nights on Paramount Plus.

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By Britt
Britt is a Los Angeles based writer, burlesque performer, and life long nerd. A former drama kid turned playwright and classic ambivert, (shout out fellow ambiverts! There are dozens of us! Dozens!) her love of books, snacks, and cats makes her a Ravenclaw with Hufflepuff leanings. She is a voracious reader, writer, and unapologetic binge-watcher. Her lifelong obsessions include Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, Arrested Development, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Herbert's Dune series. Her current obsessions include: Sherlock, Black Mirror, The Great British Baking Show, RuPaul's Drag Race, and Counterpart. She will also gladly talk people's ears off about graphic novels if they let her, which they usually don't. Find Britt on Twitter @MsGeorgiaOQueef
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