Try as he might to capture the audience's interest, Picard's monologue was still colorless.
Sentient beings had many accomplishments by the 24th Century, but a set of matching armrests wasn't one of them.
Riker liked--and made good use of--the bridge's new catwalk, but otherwise it was not well received.
Wesley (OS): "I'm calling a red alert. You two are obviously from the Mirror Universe."
Mirror Riker: "Rats. I thought we were blending in quite nicely. What gave us away?"
Wesley (OS): "I'll spell it right out for you--B-E-A-R-D-S."
Mirror Riker: "Darn. I knew we were forgetting something