All through “Decrease Decks,” the Cerritos has sometimes run into different California-class vessels, every bearing the title of a dinky metropolis or vacationer city far exterior of the state’s better-known metropoles. To date, audiences have seen the usS. Merced, the usS. Solvang, and the usS. Carlsbad. The finale of the present’s third season featured a grand assist fleet of nothing however California-class ships, and the state’s residents probably bought chuckle over the truth that there are ships named the usS. Pacific Palisades, the usS. Fresno, the usS. West Covina, the usS. Inglewood, and the usS. Anaheim. This writer was born in Santa Monica, CA, and felt elated that there was additionally a U.S.S. Santa Monica.
In a latest interview with ComicBook.com, McMahan admitted that choosing the proper California cities after which to call his fleet was one thing of a chore. Manufacturing on “Decrease Decks” takes place in southern California, so the writers on the present little doubt had a whole lot of opinions on the matter. When requested how a lot of the California class had been deliberate, McMahan mentioned:
“I haven’t got a listing. I solely have a listing of those that we have been seeing as we’re going. And I might love there to be numerous state title ships. I will inform you, there was a whole lot of dialogue about what cities made it into the California class that we rattle off on the finish there, which was actually enjoyable. I additionally favored having the Van Citters ship are available in as a result of I really like John Van Citters, who’s been such an ally and such an incredible accomplice on the present. So it’s enjoyable, naming ships, nevertheless it’s additionally very demanding. I by no means need to mess it up.”