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Can the transporter remove alcohol from a body?

As seen in Picard S3, the transporter can alter a subject's DNA on "reconstruction". So if I get drunk, can the transporter remove all the alcohol from my body?
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Was that really THE ENTIRE FLEET in Star Trek Picard: Season 3?

In Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Episodes 9 & 10, the viewers are treated to scenes of a very large fleet amassed at Earth for the Frontier Day Celebration. I'm fairly sure I heard repeatedly that ...
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How do the Borg switch from being "kinder, gentler" (S2 finale) to evil, necro-y villains again (S3 finale) in Star Trek Picard?

The question is pretty much the title. As bad as season two was, at the end we have a Borg queen that was a former friend of Picard (from season one), who rescues the galaxy or something (plots so bad ...
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What happened to the Enterprise-F?

The ship gets a whopping 30 seconds of screen time (if that) in Picard Season 3 before events take over. Major spoilers for Season 3 ahead
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What happened to the Enterprise-E?

Star Trek: Picard Season 3 rather notably never showed the Enterprise-E. There was a line tossed in as to why, but it seemed to imply the audience should know the reference. GEORDI: And obviously, we ...
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How accurately can Federation ships detect a vessel fleeing at warp speed?

Suppose I'm on a Starfleet ship, between TNG-era and Picard era. I'm near another vessel that enters warp and I wish to pursue it. What are the limits of my ship's ability to detect the position and ...
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In Season 3 of Star Trek: Picard, is this race considered good or bad now? [duplicate]

In the S3:E9 - "Vox" of Star Trek: Picard, it is revealed that the Borg are the bad guys... but in season two the Borg had a change of heart and (under the leadership of Doctor Jurati as the ...
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Sheet music shown in Picard S3 end credits: what song is this?

The end credits sequence of Star Trek: Picard season 3 shows sheet music: What song do these notes represent? I've seen people suggest it's "Pop goes the weasel", but I can't confirm ...
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Why does the Titan-A have phaser arrays and banks?

The Titan-A has both phaser arrays and phaser banks. No other Federation ship of the era, as far as we know, has both types of weapons. The out-of-universe reason is obvious: they wanted to include ...
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Why can this character control the ship without physical manipulation in the Star Trek: Picard episode "Dominion"?

Why can I understand there was a "cable" connection and that this allowed them to monitor, and to some degree control, the synth with the ship computer this way. However, especially ...
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How to reconcile the events of the year 2024?

In Star Trek: Picard second series, Picard and friends travel back in time to 2024, in order to prevent Q from doing something to endanger the existence of the Federation. But in Deep Space Nine ...
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What happened to Ro Laren's nose ridges?

In Star Trek:Picard Ro Laren appears without her Bajoran nose ridges. What happened to them? Was she surgically altered?
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Why didn't Star Trek: Picard Season 3 take place on the new Stargazer?

The U.S.S. Stargazer, NCC-82893, played an important role in Star Trek: Picard Season 2. It served as a nice piece of nostalgia that hearkened back to Picard's younger days. Then, for Season 3, they ...
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If Brent Spiner said he couldn't continue playing Data due to his aging, why did he return in Picard?

I was sure that Brent Spiner said he wouldn't reprise his role as Data, after Nemesis...and digging around I found this answer to a question 10 years ago, that quotes an interview: when Spiner was ...
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Why did these two pairs of characters look physically identical in completely different times?

In Star Trek: Picard, It turns out that Tallinn looks physically identical to Laris and Soji looks exactly like Kore. How is this possible? Is Laris a descendent of Tallinn? Is Soji based on Kore ...
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How many Borg collectives are there?

At the end of star trek picard season 2 we see
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Soji and Kore in Picard season 1 and 2

I am confused. In season 1 of Picard, Soji learns that she was created by Dr. Soong. In season 2, Picard and his crew travels back in time. (I know it's said to be an alternate timeline but isn't the ...
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How can First Contact happen in 2024?

In the currently running season 2 of Star Trek: Picard, doesn’t that make First Contact year 2024 instead of 2063? Did Star Trek: Picard break the canon?
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Is there precedent for this transport in Picard S02E06 "The Watcher"?

In the Season 2 episode of Star Trek: Picard "The Watcher", The Sirena has limited power and uncalibrated systems. Yet there are two instances of use of the transporter: one to beam ...
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Why does this person not recognize Picard?

In Star Trek: Picard - Season 2, Episode 4 - Watcher Admiral Picard visits The person does neither recognize his face nor later his name when he gives it, at least not in a sense that they ...
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How does the borg queen keep coming back to life? [duplicate]

How does the borg queen keep coming back to life? She is killed but always reappears later. When Picard asks her about this, she says Picard is thinking so 3-dimensionally.
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Why was Seven of Nine upset at Borg drones being ejected into space, when they can survive in a vacuum?

In Star Trek Picard season one Borg drones are ejected into space. Seven of Nine seems upset at this. But what's the big deal, as Star Trek First Contact has shown that Borg drones can survive in ...
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How did the Synth attack on Mars ignite the Martian atmosphere?

WARNING: If you have not seen Star Trek: Picard, please be informed that this post contains very large spoilers for the series. The Synth ships used in the attack fired their phasers on the compound, ...
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Why did the last episode of "Star Trek: Picard" hint that Seven of Nine is a lesbian when she was married to Chakotay at the end of "Voyager"?

In the closing moments of the last episode of Star Trek: Picard, the show hinted that Seven of Nine was interested in a lesbian relationship with the other woman on the ship. But in the last episode ...
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Why was the Borg Queen Recast?

Picard season 2 will feature the Borg Queen, but it's been recast with actress, Annie Wersching. The linked article says: Since Alice Krige returned to voice the Borg Queen in Star Trek: Lower Decks, ...
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Are there more instances of the Data "head tilt" before it is called out in Nepenthe?

In Episode 7 of Star Trek Picard : Nepenthe, Will Riker is calling Picard out for not telling him anything when Soji walks past and performs Data's signature head tilt. Riker recognises this mannerism ...
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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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How are people safely allowed to fly around in unregistered, armed, warp-capable, and shielded Kaplan F-17 speed freighters? [closed]

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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