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Title: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on August 04, 2018, 03:08:40 PM
https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/star-trek-patrick-stewart-picard-cbs-all-access-1202895410/

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Sir Patrick Stewart will reprise the role of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in a brand new “Star Trek” series on CBS All Access, Variety has learned.

The exact plot details are being kept mostly under wraps, though the series is said to tell the story of the next chapter of Picard’s life. That indicates that it will take place after the events of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” rather than being a prequel or reboot.

The untitled series hails from Alex Kurtzman, James Duff, Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, and Kirsten Beyer. Kurtzman, Duff, Goldsman, and Chabon will also serve as executive producers on the series along with Stewart, Trevor Roth, Heather Kadin, and Rod Roddenberry. CBS Television Studios will produce. The new series does not currently have a premiere date.

“I will always be very proud to have been a part of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ but when we wrapped that final movie in the spring of 2002, I truly felt my time with ‘Star Trek’ had run its natural course,” Stewart said. “It is, therefore, an unexpected but delightful surprise to find myself excited and invigorated to be returning to Jean-Luc Picard and to explore new dimensions within him. Seeking out new life for him, when I thought that life was over.”

“During these past years, it has been humbling to hear many stories about how ‘The Next Generation’ brought people comfort, saw them through difficult periods in their lives or how the example of Jean-Luc inspired so many to follow in his footsteps, pursuing science, exploration and leadership,” he continued. “I feel I’m ready to return to him for the same reason – to research and experience what comforting and reforming light he might shine on these often very dark times. I look forward to working with our brilliant creative team as we endeavor to bring a fresh, unexpected and pertinent story to life once more.”

CAPTAIN PICARD!!
Title: Re: Star Trek CBS All Access
Post by: Roundy the Truthinessist on August 04, 2018, 05:56:52 PM
SQUEEEEEEEE
Title: Re: Star Trek CBS All Access
Post by: Slemon on August 05, 2018, 09:01:12 AM
It probably could be a prequel if they wanted. I'm not entirely convinced he's aged.
Title: Re: Star Trek CBS All Access
Post by: Space Cowgirl on September 11, 2018, 08:35:24 AM
https://trekmovie.com/2018/09/10/year-for-setting-of-star-trek-picard-show-established-storyline-teased-by-ep/

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At Star Trek Las Vegas, Patrick Stewart said of the setting: “Twenty years will have passed, which is more or less exactly the time between the very last movie – Nemesis – and today.” It appears that Stewart was being specific and that the show will take place exactly 20 years later, or 2399.

The rest of the article is nerdery and speculation, but it's good.

Chabon on Instagram (and quoted in the article)

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“I think all you 99ers out there are really going to “grok” what we have planned. (Hint: Metamorphs! But you didn’t hear it from me.)”


Maybe they will bring back Kamala! (probably not)

Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 23, 2019, 02:56:40 PM


I hope it's good.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: The Real Celine Dion on May 29, 2019, 03:47:53 PM
Make it so, Number One.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Slemon on May 29, 2019, 05:04:32 PM
Predictions: it's going to be good, and people are going to hate on it anyway.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 30, 2019, 07:38:28 AM
Predictions: it's going to be good, and people are going to hate on it anyway.

True fact. The Trek nerds are hard to please. Maybe this will be a little different since everyone loves Patrick Stewart.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on May 30, 2019, 07:59:27 AM
When and where will this be visible on Earth TV?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 30, 2019, 08:03:30 AM
It's going to be on CBS All Access (streaming), and it's supposed to be out by the end of the year.

I don't have CBS All Access, but I will watch it anyway! lol
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Jura-Glenlivet II on May 30, 2019, 08:55:33 AM

shan't see it for a few years then, hope there's no Frakes, but lots of Deanna Troi.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 30, 2019, 09:44:30 AM
In other countries it will be on Amazon Prime.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on May 30, 2019, 11:25:54 AM
I predict that this series will go in a new direction:  All holodeck episodes.

30% will be holodeck romance episodes.
There will also be occasional episodes where they have a holodeck episode inside of another episode.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 30, 2019, 12:08:52 PM
At least one Sherlock holodeck episode, and maybe bring Miles back for a kayaking injury.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: John Davis on May 30, 2019, 01:19:08 PM
I'm pretty excited about this. I haven't been able to stomach many of the new Star Treks that have come out since college. I'm hoping this one resets my expectations a bit.

I've got CBS all access through prime, though so far its only been used for the twilight zone (which has also been pretty fun, if perhaps a bit too rigid to their own format.)
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on May 30, 2019, 04:04:12 PM

I've got CBS all access through prime, though so far its only been used for the twilight zone (which has also been pretty fun, if perhaps a bit too rigid to their own format.)

What's your password?  (I won't tell anyone).
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Jura-Glenlivet II on May 31, 2019, 02:02:28 AM

Amazon are an evil entity, with connections to the church, the Jackson/Clinton kiddy fund and the Mongol hordes.
I will not use them.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on July 20, 2019, 02:39:02 PM


Comic con extended trailer. SEVEN OF NINE AND DATA.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on July 20, 2019, 03:11:13 PM
San Diego Comic Con . . .

Harbor Drive is so full of Awesome Folks dressed in gorgeous regalia.
The crowd made me late getting through to Scott Street and Point Loma Sport fishing to meet a seller
of a wooden Long range tackle box.

These people are so damn dedicated to their persona.
It's overwhelming.

This is one of the biggest events on the convention center's calendar.   

This is the 50th year. 


Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on July 20, 2019, 03:33:00 PM
I love comicon. Not really into comic books but the effort those people put into their costumes is amazing.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 20, 2019, 10:22:10 PM
Riker, seven and data set to return with Picard???? What?? I am excited, even for 7 of nine. I liked her as a character, and it never had anything to do with her supposed to be eye candy. Always thought she was a cool idea for a character and played her role well with alot of growth. Always felt bad that her solid acting got lost in translation because of her tight uniform.

I also don't see why people are pissy about Frakes return in the show. He was a great character and a great director, always had a good feel for what star trek was about.

Surely people can't still be pissy about the 80s joystick incident in insurrection. He already apologized for that and we all make mistakes. Plus, the writers wrote that in also.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on July 20, 2019, 11:06:20 PM
Eh.
I'm still iffy.  I like Picard but he had a good ending.  Why drag it out?  Also, I thought they were totally removing "old trek"?  It feels like they're running three timelines now and its weird.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Slemon on July 21, 2019, 03:02:25 AM
Eh.
I'm still iffy.  I like Picard but he had a good ending.  Why drag it out?  Also, I thought they were totally removing "old trek"?  It feels like they're running three timelines now and its weird.
Is a series that's been running 53 years only has three timelines to worry about, that's impressive.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 21, 2019, 03:27:36 AM
Eh.
I'm still iffy.  I like Picard but he had a good ending.  Why drag it out?  Also, I thought they were totally removing "old trek"?  It feels like they're running three timelines now and its weird.
Is a series that's been running 53 years only has three timelines to worry about, that's impressive.

I thought I thought I was pretty trek knowledgeable, but what is the third timeline? The extended universe ?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on July 21, 2019, 04:08:44 AM
Eh.
I'm still iffy.  I like Picard but he had a good ending.  Why drag it out?  Also, I thought they were totally removing "old trek"?  It feels like they're running three timelines now and its weird.
Is a series that's been running 53 years only has three timelines to worry about, that's impressive.

I thought I thought I was pretty trek knowledgeable, but what is the third timeline? The extended universe ?
Original Timeline
New Trek movies
Star Trek Discovery

The reason being Discovery alters the klingon/federation war and its conclusion from the first timeline and deviates from the movies by having a different style enterprise and history.  Ex: in the original timeline, Pike had Spock as his first officer on the enterprise (as is shown in Discovery) but in the new movies, it happens much later.  And its mostly cadets instead of a full crew.


Discovery is a branch off TOS from before the klingon war. (Or at least during it)
New Trek is a branch from Kirk's birth.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Slemon on July 21, 2019, 06:21:26 AM
Eh.
I'm still iffy.  I like Picard but he had a good ending.  Why drag it out?  Also, I thought they were totally removing "old trek"?  It feels like they're running three timelines now and its weird.
Is a series that's been running 53 years only has three timelines to worry about, that's impressive.

I thought I thought I was pretty trek knowledgeable, but what is the third timeline? The extended universe ?
I thought he was talking EU more than Discovery. Discovery's issues are more continuity flubs than full on timeline changes and, eh, I think most series had those.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on July 21, 2019, 07:24:06 AM
Eh.
I'm still iffy.  I like Picard but he had a good ending.  Why drag it out?  Also, I thought they were totally removing "old trek"?  It feels like they're running three timelines now and its weird.
Is a series that's been running 53 years only has three timelines to worry about, that's impressive.

I thought I thought I was pretty trek knowledgeable, but what is the third timeline? The extended universe ?
I thought he was talking EU more than Discovery. Discovery's issues are more continuity flubs than full on timeline changes and, eh, I think most series had those.

Maybe.  But its alot of flubs.  So I treat it as a separate timeline.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on July 21, 2019, 12:23:26 PM
Oh, I just found out that Jonathan Del Arco is going to be in it too. He is Hugh the Borg.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 21, 2019, 01:37:26 PM
Oh, I just found out that Jonathan Del Arco is going to be in it too. He is Hugh the Borg.

Holy crap.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on July 21, 2019, 09:58:58 PM
Oh, I just found out that Jonathan Del Arco is going to be in it too. He is Hugh the Borg.

Holy crap.

Eh.  Its probably just gonna be some group called FB.... Former Borg.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: alex314 on July 21, 2019, 10:21:47 PM
Dataaaaaaaaaa

Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 21, 2019, 11:29:36 PM


Welp, my inner nerd is going to force me to get cbs on demand at this point.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: markjo on July 23, 2019, 06:55:04 AM

Amazon are an evil entity, with connections to the church, the Jackson/Clinton kiddy fund and the Mongol hordes.
I will not use them.
You forgot their connection to NASA and the conspiracy.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Jura-Glenlivet II on July 23, 2019, 07:42:23 AM
Shit! But isn't it a taken, that NASA is in on it unless otherwise stipulated.

Any way, did I mention I hate Data?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 23, 2019, 07:49:06 AM
Any way, did I mention I hate Data?

Shame on you
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 23, 2019, 08:21:45 AM
Any way, did I mention I hate Data?

Shame on you

The more I think about this, the more I believe a one day bam is in order.

SHAME!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on July 23, 2019, 08:27:27 AM
It's probably a hologram Data, or B4.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 23, 2019, 08:31:48 AM
It's probably a hologram Data, or B4.

Supposedly spiner let it slip it was data at some convention interview, but he could be screwing with everyone. I have no idea how it could be if they are keeping the same time line. There wasn't even a spec of data dust left.

It has to be B4 because data said he loaded his matrix on that unit before he died, and it was whistling a tune data loved at the end of the movie.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Jura-Glenlivet II on July 23, 2019, 09:09:33 AM
Any way, did I mention I hate Data?

Shame on you

The more I think about this, the more I believe a one day bam is in order.

SHAME!

7 of 9 anyday, the reason he got to be the android was his acting was so bad, and he got all the mawkish story lines, melt his remains into toilet seats.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bom Tishop on July 23, 2019, 09:27:39 AM
Any way, did I mention I hate Data?

Shame on you

The more I think about this, the more I believe a one day bam is in order.

SHAME!

7 of 9 anyday, the reason he got to be the android was his acting was so bad, and he got all the mawkish story lines, melt his remains into toilet seats.

Oh come on jura, besides Stewart he was the best actor on TNG. You got to see that when he data had emotions, lore or other roles he played in TNG.

Also, as you see from my previous post in this thread, I too was a big fan of Jeri Ryan, and not for the fact she was supposed to be eye candy.

You need a time out
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on July 23, 2019, 10:49:53 PM
In the STO game, Data's matrix took over B4's body, essentially reviving Data and allowing him to live on.

Odd they'd still have his body though.  That was center to the boom.  But he is durable so who knows?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on October 05, 2019, 11:47:25 AM


New trailer. Looks like Seven will have more than a cameo in this show.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on October 06, 2019, 03:22:26 PM
(https://66.media.tumblr.com/fb63a3fdc72240ae588573145e4cfc5c/tumblr_pyx6pySGjU1qg946so4_540.gif)
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: John Davis on October 16, 2019, 08:20:38 AM
Needs moar Q
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Yes on October 16, 2019, 10:20:24 AM
In the STO game, Data's matrix took over B4's body, essentially reviving Data and allowing him to live on.

I never cared for this.  B4 was like Data's mentally handicapped brother.  He was sentient, even if primitive.  But what do they do with that spark of life?  Completely extinguish it.  Destroy B4's mind and replace it with a more likeable character whose death was completely superfluous in the first place.

B4 was a living being.  His life should have been respected.  Instead, he's completely erased just because his mind wasn't sophisticated enough.  This is a very non-Trek thing to do.

Because all writing sucks, they try to sweep away the moral problems by saying that B4 did this willingly, and that it was all within B4's responsibility to have himself overwritten by Data's android soul.  But that's complete baloney.  I think every episode of Trek that mentions suicide takes the opposite moral approach.

The fact is, Nemesis was a mess, and cannon would be better without it.  Now the writers are forced to accept unethical positions in order to restore the storyline.  Terrible.



But anyway I hope the new show is good.  Can't be worse than Discovery, can it?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on October 16, 2019, 10:55:15 AM
Needs moar Q

I can't find it now, but I saw a picture from someone who does special effects that had what could possibly be the hand and arm of Q in it. If you have instagram you might be able to find it on collyervfx's page. I don't have instagram so I can't search through all his images or instagram stories.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on October 16, 2019, 01:02:33 PM

The fact is, Nemesis was a mess, and cannon would be better without it.  Now the writers are forced to accept unethical positions in order to restore the storyline.  Terrible.


I do not acknowledge the validity of Nemesis.

(https://i.pinimg.com/originals/53/ee/18/53ee18db53d3757c8dac3209800c0a73.jpg)

Here is a picture of Picard as a teenager or something from Nemesis.  Did the writers think that the audience is so fucking stupid that we couldn't figure out that Picard was looking at a picture of himself?

This is something that South Park would do.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on December 16, 2019, 06:58:02 PM
https://deadline.com/2019/12/star-trek-picard-renewed-season-two-patrick-stewart-cbs-all-access-1202809964/

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In what will bring great joy to fans of the once Next Generation captain and surprise to almost no one in Hollywood, Star Trek: Picard has been given the green light for a second season before its series debut next month.

Sweet!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on December 16, 2019, 11:21:00 PM
I can't believe how much time I waste fishing.
I need to watch more TV.   ;D

Also . . . when does the next season of Dr Who start?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Yes on December 17, 2019, 05:32:06 AM
Also . . . when does the next season of Dr Who start?
A two-episode season starts in 2021 followed by an action-packed four-episode season scheduled for 2025.

Am I telling the truth?  Am I making a joke?  You can't tell!  I can't tell!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on December 17, 2019, 05:47:29 AM
I have "Blink" recorded.   ::)
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on December 20, 2019, 11:53:09 AM


New teaser.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on December 20, 2019, 01:05:02 PM
Also . . . when does the next season of Dr Who start?
A two-episode season starts in 2021 followed by an action-packed four-episode season scheduled for 2025.

Am I telling the truth?  Am I making a joke?  You can't tell!  I can't tell!

I can't actually. These Brits. They just have no standards in their television. Its anarchy.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on January 23, 2020, 01:58:38 PM
I am doing my best not to read any spoilers until I have time to watch it later, but so far most people are saying it was good.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on January 24, 2020, 12:11:32 AM
I am doing my best not to read any spoilers until I have time to watch it later, but so far most people are saying it was good.

We should make this thread a non spoiler thread. BAM ANY SPOILERS!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on January 24, 2020, 04:07:45 AM
Spoiler Alert:  Picard doesn't die. 
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on January 24, 2020, 04:32:14 AM
Spoiler Alert:  Picard doesn't die.

BAM!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on January 24, 2020, 07:29:24 AM
NOT A SPOILER: It was good. The first episode of any new show is going to be lots of exposition, which this was. It was also the set up for what's to come. It went by so fast I didn't realize it was over until it was over.

Number One = ADORABLE

There were a few TNG Easter eggs, but they are just things you may notice and don't have anything to do with the plot.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on January 24, 2020, 07:43:33 AM
NOT A SPOILER: It was good. The first episode of any new show is going to be lots of exposition, which this was. It was also the set up for what's to come. It went by so fast I didn't realize it was over until it was over.

Number One = ADORABLE

There were a few TNG Easter eggs, but they are just things you may notice and don't have anything to do with the plot.

Just finished the first episode myself right now. Looking forward to the next one. I like the direction so far
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on January 24, 2020, 07:53:47 AM
How does it rank with the other Star Trek series so far?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on January 24, 2020, 08:04:51 AM
How does it rank with the other Star Trek series so far?

Hard to say... Got a nice TNG vibe here. Discovery was completely new and off putting from the overhaul of the Klingon race but it eventually found its way.

It's nice to see a Trek that continues on from the TNG/DS9/Voyager time line. No prequels. No reboots. If you can watch this one it is worth it. Especially cool with todays CGI capabilities.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on January 24, 2020, 08:07:35 AM
It's hard to say because there has only been one episode. As far as visual quality goes, it is comparable to ST Discovery. The special effects, the costumes, the aliens were all movie quality. The acting was good, of course Patrick Stewart is amazing. I think the story for this season, which I don't want to say because I can't say it without spoilers, is very interesting. The tone is darker than TNG, reminds me a bit of DS9. The original three ST series were episodic, this one will have a continuing story through the season. I imagine there will be some standalones, like Discovery had one now and then.

Also, if you haven't seen this, I think it's kind of adorable. I would love to learn more about Guinan!



She's so happy she can't even speak.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: boydster on January 24, 2020, 08:12:09 AM
The first episode was fantastic. I’m not a huge ST geek, so I am sure there are tie-ins just like SCG mentioned that I didn’t really pick up on, but for someone that’s only passingly familiar with the Star Trek universe, I have to say I really enjoyed the first episode. It was a fun ride.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on January 24, 2020, 08:14:02 AM
The Easter eggs I noticed were in the archives. Like I remember the banner, and stuff like that.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on January 24, 2020, 08:22:59 AM
My CBS account is currently cancelled.  So I'm going to wait until the season finishes because I'm a cheapskate.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on January 24, 2020, 10:00:08 AM
When I counted the original tv series I forgot about Voyager :(  I don't hate Voyager, I still watch reruns all the time. SHAME ON ME.

Also, I am so cheap I watch all this stuff like a smooth criminal.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: boydster on January 24, 2020, 10:31:37 AM
When I counted the original tv series I forgot about Voyager :(  I don't hate Voyager, I still watch reruns all the time. SHAME ON ME.

Also, I am so cheap I watch all this stuff like a smooth criminal.

Arr, matey, I be watchin’ it in ways not fit fer land lubbers as well, but honestly CBS is being jerks for making people that already have CBS pay extra for the series.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on January 30, 2020, 08:24:19 PM


They put the first episode on youtube for free.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on January 31, 2020, 12:36:56 AM


They put the first episode on youtube for free.

Something to watch tomorrow.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on January 31, 2020, 07:42:48 AM
Romulans are sexy now.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Crouton on January 31, 2020, 02:31:55 PM
Saw the first episode.  Difficult to evaluate as this as it seems this series is going to be heavy into story arcs.  I have no idea where they're going to go with this.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Yes on January 31, 2020, 04:29:46 PM
Thanks for the link, SCG!  I didn't hear that they had released it for free.

Did yall catch the remark about the yellow and pink hybrid orchids?
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on February 08, 2020, 03:07:53 PM
In Star Trek: Picard the holograms are hot, and also Hugh is looking quite handsome.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Bullwinkle on February 08, 2020, 09:53:23 PM

Did yall catch the remark about the yellow and pink hybrid orchids?

At a glance, I think it was a Phalaenopsis.
I didn't catch the remark.

Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on March 27, 2020, 12:16:49 AM
Overall, not happy with this show. 5/10. CGI looks shit and space battles look like a cheap computer game cut scene

Predictable twist at the end, won't spoil.

I hope they go back to self contained story episodes. This felt like 1 long episode. Not like TNG where I can go back and watch a fun episode

I hope this story arc is concluded

One good thing I'll say is it was nice to see the helpless girl in The Karate Kid 2 all grown up to rise through the ranks of Starfleet to be Commodore Oh

I know she's Asian but she plays an alien. Did she need an Earth Asian last name lol
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: John Davis on March 27, 2020, 07:21:35 AM
My CBS account is currently cancelled.  So I'm going to wait until the season finishes because I'm a cheapskate.
I believe it is now free for everyone.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on March 27, 2020, 04:32:58 PM


For those that have finished watching, this video addresses many of the points as to why it failed

You can enjoy the show though, but put it on the same level with something like Killjoys or Dark Matter (except not as episodic) . Do not go in this thinking it's like TNG. It  doesn't hold a candle to that show
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on March 27, 2020, 04:56:56 PM
All my Trek nerd friends are disappointed. I didn't hate it, but it wasn't as good as it should have been.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: John Davis on March 30, 2020, 08:14:56 AM
I enjoyed the first season. I think folks remember the good bits out of TNG a lot more than they do the piles of trash episodes that exist. I find TNG much better through the filter of memory rather than rewatching it, and it was one of my favorites.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on March 30, 2020, 02:18:12 PM
I enjoyed the first season. I think folks remember the good bits out of TNG a lot more than they do the piles of trash episodes that exist. I find TNG much better through the filter of memory rather than rewatching it, and it was one of my favorites.

Darmok at Tanagra!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: John Davis on April 01, 2020, 12:11:59 PM
Darmok and Jalad on the ocean!
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Lorddave on May 16, 2020, 11:52:22 PM
So I'm at like episode 7 and... Yeah, Picard is an asshole. 

Like a character burns a friendship bridge getting a favor and Picard fucking applauds it!  Like 'You just lost a friend forever, but you got her to give me what I want so great job!'

My only solice is that next episode, Troy is gonna lay in on him for being an inconsiderate prick.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Pezevenk on May 23, 2020, 02:23:58 PM
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Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: JJA on May 23, 2020, 02:43:25 PM
SPOOOOILERSSSSS....

I wanted to like this so much.

But I knew from the first the only way Stewart would agree is if it involved a whole log of whining and moaning about life and was full of drama.

I tried, but, ugh.

Nothing made any sense.  Dreams of Data for decades, guilty, then FINDS him and is like, "Want me to murder you? Mkay."

Sigh. it wasn't even Data was like, "This partial existence is an eternal hell of suffering and angst, please have mercy."  He just basically was like, eh, dying sounds cool.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Denspressure on May 23, 2020, 04:10:36 PM
So a character from TNG was brought back only to be killed some episodes later?

I hate it when that is done in sequels.

Then why bring them back in the first place? Its just an other slap in the face for people who want to have that character explored more and developed.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on May 23, 2020, 04:37:37 PM
So a character from TNG was brought back only to be killed some episodes later?

I hate it when that is done in sequels.

Then why bring them back in the first place? Its just an other slap in the face for people who want to have that character explored more and developed.


While we are talking spoilers...  SPOILER ALERT***


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Icheb, a regular from Star Trek Voyager - killed.
Hugh (rescued Borg) from TNG - killed
Bruce Maddox from TNG - killed
Picard - dies
Data - killed again (gotta make sure I guess)

This show is literally Game of Thrones in space. Especially with the incestuous romulan sister of that Narek freak

Star Trek was always good portraying humanity in a light we should aspire to be. Hope for the future. The problem with our society today was reflected in the alien races.

The F bombs aren't hip either. Star Trek genre is much better as a family show. Bring back the self contained stand alone episodes where adventure reigned. You know, exploring space, encountering new life, anaomolies, answers to questions, more questions than answers etc

If Raffi, Rio's, Elnor and Jurati died I wouldn't not care a damn. That's how unlikeable, uninteresting and unattached I am to these characters. I was more sad at that mirror universe Captain Lorca getting killed than Picard dying here lol

Should they renew this POS show for a 2nd season, I hope they don't do an episode long season. My God that was a chore to watch. They could have condensed this season into a 2 episode pilot and be done with it.

Imagine the first episode of TNG taking an entire season lol...
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 23, 2020, 04:42:30 PM
The only one that bothered me was Hugh. Totally pointless.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on May 23, 2020, 08:16:52 PM
The only one that bothered me was Hugh. Totally pointless.

Ichebs death was more pointless. Losing an eye is not fatal. Especially in the 24th century. Why 'mercy kill' him? Just replicate a new one or make an artificial one

Also his death ruins the Canon. Star Trek Renegades was a movie which he starred in. This undoes that movie so I am content to believe that Star Trek Picard is NOT set in the prime universe. And if it is, the show can end up with Picard 'waking up' from a nightmare lol
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Denspressure on May 24, 2020, 03:14:00 AM
Voyager had an overarching plotline through the series but the story had many branches so it didnt feel like a chore.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on May 24, 2020, 05:59:04 AM
Voyager had an overarching plotline through the series but the story had many branches so it didnt feel like a chore.

Same with DS9. They had the Dominion war but still managed to gift us with many stories (and with a likeable cast)

Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Denspressure on May 24, 2020, 06:10:20 AM
DS9 and Voyager also really developed the Star Trek universe, prexisting characters, added tons of new ones. Also tons of new races, cultures and technologies.


Resorting to killing off well established, known characters for some quick tears is lazy writing and shows a lack of creativity.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Space Cowgirl on May 24, 2020, 10:20:53 AM
I'm hoping that if there's another season of Picard they will consider the first season as sort of an introduction and explanation for what's been going on with Picard all these years. Then they can get on with the adventure.
Title: Re: Star Trek: Picard
Post by: Shifter on June 28, 2020, 10:41:32 PM
The female empowerment in Picard lol



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