Star Trek: Picard Season One Episode Ten “Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2” Review

Jean Luc Picard transforms many minds in the final episode of Star Trek: Picard. Spoilers: ” Et in Arcadia, Ego, Part Two” is an epic finish to the first season of Star Trek: Picard. The episode ends with a perfect opening for the next season of the series It looks like we will get more […]

Star Trek: Picard Season One Episode Nine “Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1” Review

Picard and his crew finally find Soji’s home world Coppelius, but they bring a lot of seismic shifts with them. Spoilers: Star Trek: Picard Season One Episode Nine “Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1” is the penultimate episode of the season. We finally get to see Coppelius and meet the society of Synths that the […]

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 8 ” Broken Pieces” Review

Seven of Nine and Elnor take back the Borg Cube. Jean Luc Picard heads to Deep Space 12 to secure protection for Soji and the other androids on her homeworld. Spoilers: A lot of mysteries in Star Trek: Picard Season 1 were solved in Episode 8, “Broken Pieces.” The episode was both action-packed and philosophy […]

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 7 ” Nepenthe” Review

  Jean Luc Picard reunites with his old crewmates William Riker and Deanna Troi. Spoilers: The episode “Nepenthe” is named after the planet where William Riker, Deanna Troi, and their young daughter Kestra live. Picard and Soji go to the Riker – Troi’s family home – for refuge after nearly dying on the Borg cube. […]

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 6 ” The Impossible Box” Review

Jean Luc Picard wrestles with PTSD triggered when the Borg assimilated him. Spoilers: “The Impossible Box” delves into the psychology of both Soji and Picard. Jean Luc Picard’s return to a Borg Cube to find Soji brings back memories from when he was Locutus of Borg. Narek forces Soji deep into her unconscious to reveal […]

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 5 “The Stardust City Rag” Review

Seven of Nine, Picard, and the rest of the crew of the La Sirena (Rios’ starship) go to Free Cloud to rescue Maddox. Spoiler: “The Stardust City Rag” is focused entirely on Picard and his wayward crew. Episode five moves at a much quicker pace than the rest of the first season of Star Trek: […]

Interview with Star Trek Director Hanelle M. Culpepper

What was it like to direct Sir Patrick Stewart, who had already formed the character of Admiral Patrick Picard in TNG and the films?   He had clear ideas on where Picard was in his life but was still collaborative and open to a dialogue. He thought deeply about the character and every line he […]

Star Trek: Picard Season One Episode Four ” Absolute Candor” Review

  Retired Admiral Picard returns to a Romulan Re-settlement on the planet Vashti in the Beta Quadrant to make something right and find a fighter for his quest. Spoiler ” Absolute Candor” is my favorite episode of Star Trek: Picard Season One partly because we finally get to see Seven of Nine (though she is […]

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 3 ” The End of the Beginning” Review

Retired Admiral Picard starts to put his new crew together. Spoilers: I enjoyed “The End of the Beginning,” where we finally got to meet some of the members of Picard’s renegade crew. Sadly, his Romulan companions Laris and Zhaban will not be joining him, but leading Cybernetic Expert Dr. Agnes Jurati will be a kind […]

Star Trek: Picard Season 1 Episode 2 “Maps and Legends” Review

Retired Admiral Picard becomes a rebel again. Spoilers: In “Maps and Legends,” we see the true spirit of retired Admiral Picard awaken. All the actors bring their A games again in the second episode, but Sir Patrick Stewart proves why he is one of the most loved Captains in Star Trek. I first want to […]