Picard Explained

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‘Picard’ Explained: Jean-Luc Picard Rejoins the Human Family in ‘Et in Arcadia Ego Part 2’


Meanwhile, another family awaits his company.

Star Trek Picard Et in Arcadia Ego

‘Picard’ Explained: There’s No Escaping Death in “Et in Arcadia Ego Part 1”


Utopia is a fallacy, but always worth the struggle.

Star Trek Picard Broken Pieces

‘Picard’ Explained: The Mending of Starfleet Begins with “Broken Pieces”


After weeks of wallowing in the failings of Starfleet, the eighth episode acknowledges your disappointment and offers hope in return.

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‘Picard’ Explained: We Just Have To Pretend It Works on ‘Nepenthe’


In old friends and new, our favorite captain finds his faith.

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‘Picard’ Explained: “The Impossible Box” Exposes the Fear, Hatred, and Anger of Jean-Luc Picard


Captain Kirk saw the good in his enemy. Now, it’s Jean-Luc’s turn.

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‘Picard’ Explained: Grief Continues to Spread Throughout “Stardust City Rag”


The trauma experienced in the time we spent apart from Jean-Luc cannot possibly be resolved in one season of television.

Picard Absolute Candor

‘Picard’ Explained: Seven of Nine Rescues “Absolute Candor”


A disgraced Jean-Luc Picard requires the love of his crew before we, his fans, will ever forgive him.

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‘Picard’ Explained: Hugh Finds Humanity in “The End is the Beginning”


Star Trek’s greatest evil is once again revealed to be anything but absolute.

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‘Picard’ Explained: Starfleet Adrift Within “Maps and Legends”


The Starfleet we find in ‘Star Trek: Picard’ is upsetting. Good.