Star Trek: Picard (2020– )
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The Impossible Box 

Picard and the crew trace Soji to the Borg cube, forcing Picard to face memories of being Locutus; Narek believes he's found a way to safely exploit information from Soji.


Maja Vrvilo


Gene Roddenberry (based upon "Star Trek: The Next Generation" created by), Akiva Goldsman (created by) | 4 more credits »




Episode complete credited cast:
Patrick Stewart ... Jean-Luc Picard
Alison Pill ... Dr. Agnes Jurati
Isa Briones ... Soji
Evan Evagora ... Elnor
Michelle Hurd ... Raffi Musiker
Santiago Cabrera ... Cristóbal Rios
Harry Treadaway ... Narek
Jonathan Del Arco ... Hugh
Peyton List ... Lieutenant Narissa Rizzo
Barbara Eve Harris ... Emmy
Sumalee Montano ... Mother
Marti Matulis ... XB Worker
Ella Gross ... Young Soji (as Ella McKenzie)
Rico McClinton ... Older XB
Charlie Newhart Charlie Newhart ... Romulan Guard


Picard and the crew track Soji to the Borg cube in Romulan space, resurfacing haunting memories for Picard. Meanwhile, Narek believes he finally found a way to safely exploit Soji for information.

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Did You Know?


Soji has a box with the words "The Adventures of Flotter" and an image of Flotter (played by Wallace Langham) on it. This refers to Star Trek: Voyager: Once Upon a Time (1998). See more »


After the Romulans place heavy restrictions on what Picard may or may not do during his visit to The Artifact, he is transported to a completely empty chamber with nobody there to guard or welcome him, then allowed to wander about on his own. See more »


Narek: The key to opening the tan zhekran is taking the time to understand what's keeping it closed.
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Features Star Trek: The Next Generation: I Borg (1992) See more »

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past as axis
12 March 2020 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

An episode of dark - bitter memories and a revelation. A return and a game. In the war between sins and virtues of the serie, an authentic good point and a drop of Star Wars for the final part.

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27 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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2.39 : 1
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