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Star Trek: Picard 

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Follow-up series to Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) that centers on Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) in the next chapter of his life.
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2   1  
2020   Unknown  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Patrick Stewart ...  Jean-Luc Picard 11 episodes, 2020-2021
Alison Pill ...  Dr. Agnes Jurati 10 episodes, 2020
Isa Briones ...  Soji / ... 9 episodes, 2020
Michelle Hurd ...  Raffi Musiker 9 episodes, 2020
Santiago Cabrera ...  Cristóbal Rios 8 episodes, 2020
Harry Treadaway ...  Narek 7 episodes, 2020
Evan Evagora ...  Elnor 7 episodes, 2020
Peyton List ...  Lieutenant Narissa Rizzo 7 episodes, 2020
Tamlyn Tomita ...  Commodore Oh 6 episodes, 2020
Jeri Ryan ...  Seven of Nine 5 episodes, 2020

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At the end of the 24th Century, and 14 years after his retirement from Starfleet, Jean-Luc Picard is living a quiet life on his vineyard, Chateau Picard. When he is sought out by a mysterious young woman, Dahj, in need of his help, he soon realizes she may have personal connections to his own past.

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The End is only the Beginning.


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Was renewed for a second season before the first one aired. See more »

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The series title has the Starfleet insignia replacing the A in Picard's name. See more »

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A mediocre show and pretty terrible Star Trek
28 June 2020 | by entropyofuniverseSee all my reviews

So many fans wanted to see a show about the Federation rebuilding itself after the Dominion War and rediscovering its moral and cultural center, and exploring the struggles of reforging its alliances.. Instead we got a show that further attacks the heart and soul of the franchise. Rather unfortunate, honestly.

Picard is a show that, rather than reviving Star Trek and breathing fresh air into an old idea, takes it further down the path of dystopian science fiction, focusing on tired subject matter and cheap action to drive it forward rather than focusing on providing good story telling, interesting characters, and deep exploration of the world around them.

STP is a very flawed show that had all the potential in the world, but didn't apparently have the talent and vision behind the scenes to make it work. The tone is all over the place. The writing leaves a lot to be desired. And the plot is pretty much recycled from any of the many other shows about secret organizations and terrorism that have been made in the last couple decades. They had a whole universe to explore, an endless number of good choices that could have been made, and they chose to focused on interpersonal drama, terrorism, and secret plots. So very boring and unoriginal.

The camera work can get pretty bad, too, as can the acting and dialogue. Half the time it feels like they are trying to force a response from the audience that the scene isn't naturally providing. I simple conversation with overly dramatic music, for example. Or a scene with odd camera work that doesn't feel right.

Picard has its redeeming moments, don't get me wrong, but they seem few and far between. Mostly it's a pretty juvenile show. Patrick Stewart often feels out of place in this off-kilter version of the Star Trek universe they have created, and unnecessary to the story. Certain scenes they have chosen to include are downright cringe worthy, in fact.

Of all the directions they could have taken the franchise this seems like one of the worst, and it is unfortunate. I can watch the older shows time and again, yet found myself struggling to get through this show even once. It is just so unoriginal. So many other shows have explored these subjects and told this story, and done it better. Star Trek deserves better than this.

I very reluctantly feel obligated to give this show the score it deserves 5/10. Passive entertainment with few memorable moments and a lot of creative issues.


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USA

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English

Release Date:

23 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Trek: Captain Picard See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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2.39 : 1
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