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Why does the hologram jump from the TOS Enterprise to the TNG one?

In Star Trek Picard, Jean-Luc enters a Starfleet building and looks up to see a huge hologram of the original Enterprise 1701. The projection then morphs into the Enterprise 1701-D. Image - side by ...
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Why didn't the Romulans see the supernova coming?

The movies in the "Kelvin timeline" and the show Star Trek: Picard include references to a supernova that destroys Romulus and kills most of the Romulan population. Why don't the Romulans ...
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For how many years has Picard been the commanding officer of a spaceship?

Picard has been in the captain's chair of at least 3 Federation starships, and serving as such for multiple years. He was the commanding officer of the USS Stargazer, the USS Enterprise D, and the USS ...
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Is the EMH AI somehow technologically inferior to Soong androids?

I started watching Star Trek: Picard last night and even though it's set after Voyager, Data and his AI are treated as unique. I've never actually watched The Next Generation, but was a huge fan of ...
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Why is agriculture still in existence in 24th century?

In Star Trek: Picard, you can see big farm and cool futuristic farming machines on Picard's estate. But, given, small replicators weren't exotic devices limited only to starships (in the beginning, it ...
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Is it really a great idea to allow people to fly around in unregistered, armed, warp-capable, and shielded Kaplan F-17 speed freighters?

La Sirena, a Kaplan F-17 Speed Freighter, piloted by Cristobal Rios, and first introduced in Star Trek: Picard, was described as "an unregistered, warp-capable" starship, according to Memory Alpha. ...
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Why was B-4 disassembled?

In the new Star Trek: Picard series, we see a disassembled B-4 kept in storage at the Daystrom Institute in Okinawa. The last time he was seen on-screen was on Star Trek: Nemesis, when he was ...
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Where are the warp nacelles on the new Romulan ships in Picard and the Klingon Birds of Prey seen throughout the series?

Where are the warp nacelles on the ST: Picard warp Romulan ships? None are visible in this picture. Another: This is a Klingon BOP: I remember hearing that Ferengi Marauders placed their warp coils ...
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Is the thin design of Romulan ships a vulnerability in Star Trek?

In Star Trek, we see that Romulans often use design lineages following the shape of birds. The Romulan Bird of Prey seen in TOS has two wings serving as nacelle pylons outstretched from the port and ...
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What exactly are Romulan interests in the Borg Reclamation Project?

In Star Trek: Picard, one of the main locations is the Artifact, a derelict Borg Cube located in Romulan Space, which is the site of a joint project between Romulans and the Federation aimed at ...
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Where are the air vents located on ships in Star Trek?

In Star Trek: Discovery, "Perpetual Infinity, Michael Burnham and the Discovery crew manage to trap Michael's mother in a containment field. It was set up like a dome around her. Here's a pic: The ...
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Which timeline is Picard set in?

Given that Romulus is destroyed in Picard mirroring the events of the Star Trek reboot movie, is this timeline following on from that film (i.e there is no Vulcan and Kahn was found far earlier in the ...
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Why did Ramdha ask “Which sister are you?”

In Star Trek: Picard, when Soji meets Ramdha in the mess hall, Ramdha asks "Which sister are you?". But I don't remember there being anything about twin sisters in the Admonition. Was there? Or is ...
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Why not bring back the original actors for Maddox and Icheb in Star Trek: Picard?

In Star Trek: Picard, the search for Doctor Bruce Maddox is an important plotline for the first half of the first season. When he is ultimately found, he is no longer being played by Brian Brophy, who ...
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Where do these ships come from?

Spoilers ahead for the Season 1 finale of Star Trek: Picard! In Star Trek: Picard's season finale, "Et in Arcadia, Ego", we can see a huge Romulan fleet pursuing the main characters to the planet of ...
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What do I need to watch before watching Star Trek: Picard?

Well, before is kinda too late if you get my meaning, but it might help other people, and it can help for a re-watch. I am a late Trekkie, I didn't even watch all the movies if I'm not mistaken. At ...
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What Starfleet ship classes are visible in the Season 1 finale of Star Trek: Picard?

In season 1, episode 10 of Star Trek: Picard, a fleet of Starfleet vessels arrive. What classes of vessels were present?
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Why does Riker not have to be Admiral to command a fleet?

Why does Riker not have to be Admiral to command a fleet in the last episode of Picard? I would have expected that he gets a field commission and is, during having this, addressed as Admiral.
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What happens to Narek?

So, maybe I was crying too much and missed it, but did season 1 of ST:Picard really end without saying anything whatsoever about what happens to Narek? But really, just: what does he do? Where does ...
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What was so bad about the what happened to the Borg drones?

In Star Trek: Picard, episode 8, we see the following happening to a huge amount of Borg drones: But instead it seemed as if the Collective saw the fate of these drones as irreversible and bad. Am I ...
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What does “Et In Arcadia, Ego” refer to?

Episodes 9 and 10 of season 1 of Star Trek: Picard are titled "Et In Arcadia, Ego" parts 1 and 2, respectively. One does not use a Latin title like that without it meaning something. What does the ...
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Why did the Zhat Vash fleet not kill the jettisoned drones in outer space?

Why did the Zhat Vash fleet not kill the jettisoned drones in outer space? We know from First Contact that drones can even work in outer space without a space suit. We know from the Voyager episode "...
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Is Picard's note about speed in Borg transwarp conduits correct?

In Star Trek Picard Season 1, Episode 9, Picard says: Is that figure right? In Star Trek: TNG, at warp speed 9.6, the Enterprise-D can travel 25 LY in about 3 days. 3 days / 15 minutes = 288. Is ...
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Did previous Star Trek series establish Romulan distrust of androids?

In Star Trek: Picard, it is introduced that Romulans are fearful of androids. Was this fear ever established in the previous TV series?
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How is this mild Picard spoiler possible?

In Picard a familiar character asserts to Soji that How is that possible? In TNG, Data says I'd buy the idea that this is a well-kept Tal-Shiar secret, except
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Why is there a Golden Gate Bridge and a road in “Star Trek: Picard” in San Francisco?

Why is there a Golden Gate Bridge and a road in Star Trek: Picard in San Francisco? What travels on this road? Shuttle craft with wheels?
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How does Picard recognize Seven of Nine?

In season 1, episode 4 of Star Trek: Picard, Seven of Nine shows up, and Picard immediately recognizes her, by name. How? As far as I know, they've never met before, or at least we certainly haven't ...
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Were Data and Lore created as a 'pair'?

We know of three Soong-type androids, B4, Data and Lore. It is possible there were others. We know in Picard 1x01 "Remembrance" - that the type of Synth that Dahj and Soji are, are created ...
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Is there a precedent for Romulans settling honor battles in a sword fight?

In PIC:1x04 "Absolute Candor" - we see Picard challenged to a sword fight by Romulans on the planet Vashti. In the episode we see Picard tear off a sign, 'Romulans Only' and stomp on it, to ...
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What are all the items shown in Picard's vault?

When Picard enters his personal vault in Star Trek Picard S01 E01 Remembrance, his vault is filled with memorabilia. While the model of the USS Enterprise-E is easily recognized (surprisingly no model ...
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What rank of admiral was Picard at the time of his retirement?

What this referenced in the Star Trek: Picard or the Countdown comic? Or can we tell from his 2485 uniform?
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In what years has Picard been depicted in-universe?

With the release of Star Trek: Picard, we've now seen Jean-Luc Picard in at least two new periods. In which years has he been depicted so far? Depicted means that action occurs at a particular time ...
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What is the deal with Commodore Oh's name?

In Star Trek: Picard episode 2, "Maps and Legends", we met Commodore Oh who appears to be very high in (the head of?) Starfleet Security or Section 31. Objects on her desk and her position indicate ...
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How can Picard have a Romulan housekeeper?

In Picard, Picard has a small but loyal staff at his home. His housekeeper appears to be a Romulan. At the same time there is great tension between the Federation and the Romulans, not helped by the ...
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Was this the first use of the F-word in Star Trek? [duplicate]

In Series 1 Episode 2 of Picard, Admiral Clancey accuses Admiral Picard of 'f***ing hubris'. Is this the first use of the F-word in TV/movie Star Trek?
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Do we know of any history between Admiral Kirsten Clancy and Picard?

In Series One, Episode 2 (Maps and Legends) of Picard, Picard appeals to Starfleet for a ship, but is denied by Admiral Kirsten Clancy. During their exchange, Picard admits that he and Clancy have ...
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Are Romulans related to Xenomorphs? [closed]

In the first episode of Star Trek: Picard the character Dahj is attacked for a second time. During the fight it is revealed that the attackers are Romulan. Dahj fights off all the attackers, but one ...
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Were the TNG-era uniforms re-created or reused? [duplicate]

In the first episode of Star Trek: Picard, "Redemption" we observe with uniforms from the TNG and Nemesis era. Were these uniforms re-created or reused? Related: Which props in Star Trek: Picard ...
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What's the inspiration and/or meaning behind the names Dahj and Soji?

Certainly they are reminiscent of the name Lal, which means "loved one" in, I believe, some South Asian languages... But what do we know here, both in and out of universe?
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Why did Picard not recognize this individual in the first episode of Star Trek: Picard?

Why did Picard not identify Dahj as Lal in Picard S01E01 "Remembrance"? The background is that Data had made a painting, which we had not seen before, of his daughter Lal. As the painting is titled "...
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Which props in Star Trek: Picard are reused from the original TNG show and films (if any)?

We established here: Who signed the Captain Picard Day sign? That the Picard Day sign from Star Trek: Picard is not the same as in TNG. However we've also seen Which props in Star Trek: Picard ...
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Is Star Trek: Picard mixing with the Kelvin Timeline

I recently saw a blurb about the new ST:P series starting next year... One thing they mention is that Romulus (Romulan Home World) was destroyed in a super nova. Wait I thought that event was in the ...
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Who signed the Captain Picard Day sign?

With the release of the trailers for Star Trek: Picard we have observed what either a flashback, or an in-universe reproduction or preserved artifact of the Captain Picard Day sign. This also affords ...
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How is this ageless Data realized?

Bent Spiner is known to have commented that he couldn't play Data anymore due to his age. Yet in the recently released trailer for Star Trek: Picard, there he is! ...
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Is this Michael Burnham's voice in Star Trek: Picard trailer?

There's only one voice in this trailer. It feels like Michael Burnham's voice. Whose voice is this?
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How many actors will reprise their roles in Star Trek: Picard? [closed]

The upcoming Star Trek: Picard web/ TV series will happen 20 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis. Nemesis was released in 2002 which is exactly 18 years ago. So, age of the actors wouldn't ...