Star Trek: Picard

Reviews of Picard were written from 2020-2023 during the original run of the series. Note: All reviews contain spoilers.

Content Listing

Season 1 (2020)

  • 1/23/2020. Remembrance 3 stars. — Many years after his concluded career in Starfleet, a retired Jean-Luc Picard tends his family's vineyard, but finds his life's meaning taking a turn when a young woman comes to him for help and who may have a mysterious connection to Picard's fallen colleague Data.
  • 1/30/2020. Maps and Legends 2.5 stars. — After investigating Dahj's death and discovering a possible Romulan plot, Picard goes to Starfleet Command to ask for a ship to take on a mission to search for Dahj's sister Soji.
  • 2/6/2020. The End Is the Beginning 2.5 stars. — As Picard seeks help from a former Starfleet colleague and attempts to secure a ship and assemble a crew, Soji is introduced to a group of Romulan ex-Borg who were among the last assimilated by the Borg cube before its catastrophic failure.
  • 2/13/2020. Absolute Candor 2.5 stars. — Looking to tie up overdue loose ends and recruit additional help, Picard is forced to confront his unkept promises when he visits a colony of Romulan refugees he helped relocate 14 years earlier.
  • 2/20/2020. Stardust City Rag 1 star. — Picard and his team, including Seven of Nine, arrive at Freecloud, where they take on an undercover mission to deal with shady locals who are holding Bruce Maddox as a prisoner.
  • 2/27/2020. The Impossible Box 3.5 stars. — Picard must confront old demons when his mission to rescue Soji Asha takes him to the remnants of a Borg cube under the control of a Romulan reclamation project.
  • 3/5/2020. Nepenthe 3.5 stars. — After escaping the Borg artifact, Picard and Soji lay low on Nepenthe, where they are hosted by long-retired William Riker and Deanna Troi.
  • 3/12/2020. Broken Pieces 3 stars. — Picard warns Starfleet of the Romulan plot to destroy the synths on Soji's homeworld while Seven assists Elnor in his attempt to resist Narissa's forces aboard the Borg artifact.
  • 3/19/2020. Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1 2 stars. — Picard and the crew of La Sirena make a series of startling discoveries when they reach Soji's planet of origin.
  • 3/26/2020. Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2 3 stars. — Picard and his team must try to stop Altan Soong's colony of synthetics from contacting a society of artificial lifeforms, whose motives could spell catastrophe for all organic beings.

Season 2 (2022)

  • 3/3/2022. The Star Gazer 3.5 stars. — The former crew members of La Sirena, many again now working for Starfleet, find themselves reunited when a mysterious rift in space-time opens and begins transmitting a message calling specifically for Picard.
  • 3/10/2022. Penance 3 stars. — Picard and the members of his team find themselves in an alternate reality where humanity is a fascist militaristic dystopia bent on galactic conquest.
  • 3/17/2022. Assimilation 2.5 stars. — The crew travels back to the 21st century, where they must try to extract information from the Borg Queen while searching for a mysterious individual in Los Angeles who may have knowledge about the disastrous changes to the future.
  • 3/24/2022. Watcher 1.5 stars. — As Seven and Raffi search for the detained Rios, Picard attempts to enlist the help of an old friend in finding the location of the Watcher.
  • 3/31/2022. Fly Me to the Moon 2.5 stars. — Picard learns that his ancestor, Renee Picard, who is about to leave on a groundbreaking space mission and is being unwittingly manipulated by Q, may be the key to the changes in the timeline that radically alter Earth's history.
  • 4/7/2022. Two of One 2 stars. — As Agnes struggles with an invasive presence inside her mind, the crew attend the party celebrating the Europa space mission, where they must ensure Renee Picard is not manipulated into withdrawing from her destiny.
  • 4/14/2022. Monsters 2 stars. — While lying unconscious, Picard faces inner demons as he comes to grips with moments from his childhood arising from the troubled experiences of his mother.
  • 4/21/2022. Mercy 2.5 stars. — As Seven and Raffi attempt to track down Agnes, Picard and Guinan are interrogated by a troubled FBI agent who believes they are aliens.
  • 4/28/2022. Hide and Seek 2.5 stars. — The Queen, Soong, and a band of mercenary drones attack Chateau Picard in an attempt to seize control of La Sirena and possible global domination.
  • 5/5/2022. Farewell 2 stars. — Picard and his team must stop Soong from interfering in the Europa mission in a final effort to avert a history-changing event.

Season 3 (2023)

  • 2/16/2023. The Next Generation 3 stars. — A distress call from an old friend brings Picard once again out of retirement, where he must travel to the edge of Federation space on an urgent rescue mission.
  • 2/23/2023. Disengage 3 stars. — The Titan and a heavily armed alien vessel engage in a high-stakes standoff when its captain demands Picard unconditionally surrender Crusher's son.
  • 3/2/2023. Seventeen Seconds 3 stars. — Riker takes command of the Titan and finds himself in disagreement with Picard on the tactical plan for outmaneuvering the enemy.
  • 3/9/2023. No Win Scenario 4 stars. — With the ship's power running out as a gravity well pulls it toward the center of the nebula, the crew must figure out how to escape against all odds.
  • 3/16/2023. Imposters 3.5 stars. — Picard and Riker prepare to face consequences for their actions when they are greeted by a familiar face from the past who is investigating a deeper threat.
  • 3/23/2023. The Bounty 3 stars. — On the run from both Starfleet and the Shrike, the Titan stops at Daystrom Station and another starbase while pursuing their investigation into the Changeling conspiracy, and are reunited with several old friends in the process.
  • 3/30/2023. Dominion 2 stars. — With time running out and desperation setting in, the crew of the Titan devises a plan to lure the Shrike into a trap.
  • 4/6/2023. Surrender 2.5 stars. — When Vadic holds the bridge crew of the Titan hostage and demands Jack turn himself over, Picard and his team must attempt a daring plan to retake the ship.
  • 4/13/2023. Vox 3.5 stars. — Troi makes a disturbing discovery about Jack that reveals the truth behind an imminent attack on Starfleet.
  • 4/20/2023. The Last Generation 3 stars. — In their final mission, Picard and his crew make a daring attempt to save Jack and neutralize the Borg threat against Earth.

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