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The Return of Picard

Post by Jpatten » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:36 am

As much as I want to like the idea.... I am not confident in it
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Re: The Return of Picard

Post by Lionheart » Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:33 am

I'm curious as to how they would continue his story as its 2395/stardate 82000.0, which is when "All Good Things" future scenes take place.

* Does he have Irmodic Syndrome?
* Is he the Ambassador to Vulcan?
* Is the Enterprise-E still around? Does it have three nacelles?
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Re: The Return of Picard

Post by Gazomg » Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:15 pm

wont believe its gonna happen til its on the screen
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Re: The Return of Picard

Post by captainuniverse » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:16 am

Did Michael break the Universe and only Picard can fix it? \Y/
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Re: The Return of Picard

Post by JM1776 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:27 am

A number of possibilities present themselves:
  • He's still captain of the Enterprise, with the same rank, which in my opinion would be absurd, and of which there's only a 5% chance, though it's not off the table because ... well, see below
  • He's recently retired, but with his finger on the pulse of the Federation; this would be slightly less ridiculous, and I rate its probability at 10%
  • He's a commodore or fleet captain, which gives him flexibility to be on any number of starships, also at 10%
  • He's long retired, but works as an unofficial troubleshooter for Starfleet; a strong possibility at 20%
  • He's Commandant of Starfleet Academy, a reasonable chance of 15%
  • He's a still-active three or four-star admiral, and runs around putting out fires for the Federation, which I think most likely (along with unofficial troubleshooter), at 20%
  • He's a UFP Ambassador, to either Vulcan or the Klingon Empire (which is an opening for Worf to appear regularly), a close second at 15%
  • He's Commanding Admiral, Starfleet, perhaps 3%
  • He's the President of the UFP, a long-shot at 2%
It could be something else, but ... I doubt it.

Wow, when I guessed Stewart's age, I was spot-on: He's 78. He cannot be convincing as an action hero, so that leaves commanding a starship out, unless the writers are morons. (Hell, even Clint Eastwood can't be convincing as an action hero anymore.)

This could be a lot of fun: We'd likely get to see Riker commanding the Titan, and the rest of the various crews from TNG, VOY and DS9 in roles moving us into the future of Trek.

Be nice if they avoided any mention of or crossover with Discovery, but that's too much to ask.
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Re: The Return of Picard

Post by fereality » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:38 am

Well personally I'd love for it to be an Academy series, with retired Admiral Jean Luc Picard teaching the next generation of Starfleet on how to do it right.

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Re: The Return of Picard

Post by Gazomg » Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:55 pm

JM1776 wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:27 am


Wow, when I guessed Stewart's age, I was spot-on: He's 78. He cannot be convincing as an action hero, so that leaves commanding a starship out, unless the writers are morons. (Hell, even Clint Eastwood can't be convincing as an action hero anymore.)

I dont think Picard in fairness was ever really portrayed as a sort of action figure, but more the intellectual type/ diplomat.

When Sisko punched Q, Q responded that Picard never hit him,and thats because Picard was rightfully cast as less of the physical type.
There was obviously some exceptions which would not make sense like when he, worf and beverly crusher went on a mission to cardassia, as if you would use people their age or rank for that mission.

Personally I would like it to be a show where Picard would be a top ranking officer or official or diplomat in a sort of political drama based in some embassy concentrating on politics, power plays etc.
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