Redemption of a Kind – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season 2, Episode 10 “Farewell”

If you look at my reviews for this season of Star Trek: Picard, I have not been kind to the series over the last few episodes. My last review of “Hide and Seek” (found here) was one of the most scathing reviews I’ve posted on this site (although not the most negative review I’ve ever … Continue reading Redemption of a Kind – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season 2, Episode 10 “Farewell”

It’s Just Morbid Fascination at This Point – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Nine “Hide and Seek”

If you go back and read my first review for Star Trek: Picard’s first episode, I was positively giddy at the prospect of this new season and the story it was going to tell. Now, after watching the penultimate episode of the second season, titled “Hide and Seek”, my positivity has contracted to merely morbid … Continue reading It’s Just Morbid Fascination at This Point – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Nine “Hide and Seek”

Through the Mind’s Eye – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Seven “Monster”

One of the things I find most interesting about Star Trek: Picard is the show’s ability to introduce new elements to established characters. Episode Seven, titled “Monsters”, delves in to Jean-Luc Picard’s childhood, which has been hinted at periodically throughout the second season. With Tallinn joining him, we learn more about the primary focus of … Continue reading Through the Mind’s Eye – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Seven “Monster”

Deals with the Devil – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Five “Fly Me To The Moon”

Source After watching the latest episode of Star Trek: Picard, I’m stuck between liking most of the episode and disliking the rest. As I’ve done more and more of these reviews, it’s fair to say that not every episode of a given TV show’s season is going to be enjoyable. This isn’t to say the … Continue reading Deals with the Devil – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Five “Fly Me To The Moon”

A Calm Moment in the Storm – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Four “Watcher”

Source After three episodes of constant rising action, Star Trek: Picard finally takes a breath with the fourth episode of the second season, titled “Watcher”. The crew of the La Sirena are still reeling from the events of the season and trying to find their way through 2024 Los Angeles. We also get an excellent … Continue reading A Calm Moment in the Storm – Review of “Star Trek: Picard” Season Two, Episode Four “Watcher”

The Past Becomes The Present – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Three “Assimilation”

Source Another week, another episode of Star Trek: Picard. Time travel storylines are old-hat for Star Trek, largely because science fiction writers always tend to think they’ve got a new idea for a tired trope. Thankfully, “Assimilation”, the third episode of the second season for Star Trek: Picard doesn’t waste any time in getting to … Continue reading The Past Becomes The Present – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Three “Assimilation”

The Darkened Mirror – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Two “Penance”

When Q decides to mess up your life, he does not do it in half-measures. Showing a far more malevolent side than ever before, the nigh-omnipotent Q brings Picard and the others into a nightmare landscape, one that it appears he set into motion as a form of punishment for Jean-Luc Picard. In the process, … Continue reading The Darkened Mirror – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode Two “Penance”

Return of the Captain – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode One “The Star Gazer”

Poster Art for Star Trek Picard Season Two. Source Right off the bat, I want to say that I loved the first season of Star Trek Picard. It was not a completely awesome season. There were several missteps along the way, particularly regarding the characterization of Soji early on and some narrative choices that I … Continue reading Return of the Captain – Review of Star Trek: Picard Season Two, Episode One “The Star Gazer”