Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 4

“Absolute Candor” Star Trek: Picard begins Picard’s mission with a visit to a planet he once had a strong connection to in order to recruit another member to his band of misfits. In the previous episode, Picard was in no doubt about where he belonged and what gives his life meaning. Everything in his life that…

Kneel Before Pod – Tea, Earl Grey, Decaf (142)

Sir Patrick Stewart recently returned to his iconic role of Jean Luc Picard and that could not go undiscussed. The conversation covers synthetic life, the inner workings of technology in Star Trek and the practical cost of running a transporter. Craig can be found on this very site. Laura can be found on her website…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 3

“The End is the Beginning” Star Trek: Picard finishes assembling the necessary pieces for Picard to head into space and begin his mission. Pacing is a difficult thing to master in TV and film as there has to be the perfect balance between making a narrative meaningful to the characters experiencing it while keeping the story…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 2

“Maps and Legends” Star Trek: Picard starts the titular character on his journey to finding the truth about Dahj and protecting her sister. The main purpose of this episode is for Picard to work through the available information in order to figure out his next step. As luck would have it, the Romulans working for…

Star Trek: Picard – Season 1 Episode 1

“Remembrance” Patrick Stewart’s iconic Jean Luc Picard returns in a brand new adventure picking up decades after the last time he led the franchise. Star Trek: The Next Generation -hereafter referred to as TNG– was my Star Trek. It began airing the month I was born and I grew up gravitating to the characters as…