Happy Picard Day!

I can't flipping wait to get home and watch the new show tonight.
afterburnt wrote: »
They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,795
    What show? What time? What channel?
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    edited January 23
    Star Trek Picard. 24/7. CBS All Access
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 13,795
    I have cable, but not sure if it carries CBS All Access.
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  • txcoastal1txcoastal1 Posts: 11,481
    Nerrrrrds
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    It was very good. Is it next week yet?
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    Packard?

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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • mantismantis Posts: 15,976
    I'm watching it tonight. I'm a huge Star Trek fan and Next gen was my favorite.
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    mantis wrote: »
    I'm watching it tonight. I'm a huge Star Trek fan and Next gen was my favorite.

    You're going to love it.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 26,285
    Nightfall wrote: »
    Packard?

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    Packard B)

  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    Piccard?

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    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,907
    Nightfall wrote: »
    mantis wrote: »
    I'm watching it tonight. I'm a huge Star Trek fan and Next gen was my favorite.

    You're going to love it.

    Just watched it... Man do they know how to grab you and pull you in. The ramifications of this single episode to the Star Trek franchise are mind-blowing. What a way to resurrect the brand. It seemingly dismisses the films done by JJ, which is a very good thing IMHO.

    Too bad Star Wars could not be as creative.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 26,285
    Nightfall wrote: »
    Piccard?

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    ... not to mention his son! :)

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    And, in other Pic(c)ard news... I read this on the internet, so it must be true!
    Gene Roddenberry named Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek after one or both of the twin brothers Auguste and Jean Felix Piccard, and derived Jean-Luc Picard from their names

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_Piccard

    who knew?!
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    Well, @mantis ?
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • mantismantis Posts: 15,976
    It's was AWESOME!!!! I'm so excited for the next episode. Love seeing Data and Picard back together. I can't wait to see what Riker's role in this is going to be.
    Next Gen was my all time favorite Star Trek anything so having a new show is so cool.
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  • indyhawgindyhawg Posts: 1,539
    I watched it this afternoon. Very nicely done. I am.looking forward to next week.
  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,907
    My guess is that with the difficulty the vast majority of the fan base is having with the "Kelvinic" timeline, that Picard is being used as a way to bridge the timeline back to that of all the previous films and tv series. Just my guess.
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  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 9,289
    I watched some YouTube reviews by hardcore Trekkies really picking it apart saying it's garbage. Like Data couldn't have another daughter because of Lal. WHAT ABOUT LAL?! 0/10 garbage show.
    afterburnt wrote: »
    They didn't speak a word of English, they were from South Carolina.

    Village Idiot of Club Polk
  • verbverb Posts: 10,276
    Nightfall wrote: »
    I watched some YouTube reviews by hardcore Trekkies really picking it apart saying it's garbage. Like Data couldn't have another daughter because of Lal. WHAT ABOUT LAL?! 0/10 garbage show.

    Interesting. I bet they all watch the next episode! I'm gonna watch it this weekend! :smile:
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,907
    They laid the foundations for his daughter by stating data could have been resurrected from a single positronic neuron, in theory., so creating a daughter from a recovered memory is entirely plausible at this point.
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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,976
    Nightfall wrote: »
    I watched some YouTube reviews by hardcore Trekkies really picking it apart saying it's garbage. Like Data couldn't have another daughter because of Lal. WHAT ABOUT LAL?! 0/10 garbage show.
    Now that all people have a sounding board of some kind you can't escape these type of opinions. Anyone can have their opinion I'm not a hard core Trekkie but I love the entire world of it and I have absolutely no issues with this show. I'm grateful to see this cast back.

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  • verbverb Posts: 10,276
    Just watched the first episode! Loved it! Highly recommended! :smile:
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  • HermitismHermitism Posts: 3,319
    If anyone is interested, you can view the first episode for free here:

    https://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-picard/

    I just realized that earlier today and watched it.

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  • EmlynEmlyn Posts: 2,699
    The first episode can also be viewed on the CBS channel on Youtube. Worth a watch. Production values seem to be very high. About movie quality.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 22,907
    The second episode was Meh....
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  • verbverb Posts: 10,276
    I liked the second episode. It certainly was used to setup the remainder of the story for sure. I'll keep watching! :smile:
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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,976
    I also liked the 2nd episode very much. This is turning out to be an excellent show. Can't wait every single week for the next one.
    Dan
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  • verbverb Posts: 10,276
    Watched the 3rd episode last night. Very good. I'm hooked!
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