Star Trek: Prodigy is in the same universe as the rest of the Star Trek shows.
Star Trek: Prodigy is getting ready to debut in the not-so-distant future and when it does it will usher in a whole new era of Star Trek series that hasn’t existed for over 40 years; an animated Star Trek show aimed directly at children.
Not since Star Trek: The Animated Series has a show existed for the younger Trek fans first, and Prodigy will be a return to form. Fans of the series will also be able to purchase action figures of the characters, curtesy of Playmates, the creators of the ultra-popular Star Trek action figures of the 90s.
While it isn’t the first animated show that the Nu Trek set of shows has created, that being Lower Decks, it is the first one intended for younger viewers. Lower Decks is much more aimed at the young adult crowd, which is why it’s modeled after Rick & Morty. Lower Decks and Prodigy will not only share the fact that they’re both animated shows but they also share a universe as well.
What universe is Star Trek: Strange New Worlds in?
Some folks are confused over what universe Prodigy, Strange New Worlds, and the rest of the Nu Trek shows reside in. While some believe it’s the Kelvin universe due to the style and design being near identical to the Kelvin films, that’s actually not the case.
Strange New Worlds, Prodigy, Discovery, Picard, Lower Decks, and all of the other Nu Trek shows that got created are in fact in the same universe as Voyager, Deep Space Nine, the Original Series, the Animated Series, Next Generation, and Enterprise.
They all share one universe.
This may upset some but it’s the truth. None of these shows are in the Kelvin Timeline. While that would’ve made a lot of fans happy, and probably should’ve been the way they went, the fact remains that they’re all the same shared universe.
For better or worse.