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Old November 4 2012, 05:55 PM   #204
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Re: TNG: The Persistence of Memory by David Mack Review Thread (Spoile

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Uhh, no, Picard was only 59 in TNG's first season.
Really I though he was 40 at the most.
You're forgetting the timing. He was captain of the Stargazer for 22 years, then TNG began 9 years later. The idea was that Picard was an accomplished, grand statesman who'd already had a legendary career, while Riker was his up-and-coming protege.

Patrick Stewart, on the other hand, was 47 when TNG began.
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