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Picard Recap: “Maps and Legends” (Season 1, Episode 2)

“I never really cared for science-fiction.  I guess I just didn’t get it.” -Jean-Luc Picard Previously on Star Trek Picard:  We learned that Picard (Patrick Stewart) left Starfleet after rogue “synths” (synthetic lifeforms) attacked Mars, and Starfleet abandoned its mission…

Episode 131: Short Treks, Season 2

The crew takes a look at the 6 new Short Treks we’ve seen this fall: Q&A, The Trouble With Edward, Ask Not, The Girl Who Made The Stars, Ephraim and Dot, and Children of Mars. We discuss each short in…

Uneven Threads: A Reflection on “Tapestry”

During discussions of favourite episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, often cited is the season 6 episode “Tapestry”. In the episode Jean-Luc Picard, our introspective and bookish captain, dies. A diplomatic mission goes awry and Picard is the victim…

Comic Review: Star Trek IDW 20/20

To celebrate their 20th Anniversary, IDW Publishing is releasing special one-shot stories across multiple properties, set either 20 years in their future or 20 years in their past. As Editor-in-Chief John Barber explained, “An anniversary like the one IDW is…

Episode 101: “The Inner Light”

The crew takes a deep dive into one of TNG’s most loved episodes, “The Inner Light.” We discuss several themes and issues raised by narrative, including trauma, consent, gaslighting, self-discovery, family, and “the theater of the mind.” Download Now (right-click…