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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old January 14 2013, 09:26 AM   #1
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Q and the Gang

At the end of "All Good Things," when Q appeared onboard the Enterprise and spoke to the old version of Picard, do you think Riker and the rest of the crew could see him?
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Old January 14 2013, 05:20 PM   #2
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If not, it suggests Picard hallucinated the entire episode.
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Old January 16 2013, 04:45 AM   #3
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If not, it suggests Picard hallucinated the entire episode.
I think it was more a matter of Q purposely being visible only to Picard.

All those timelines were reset anyway, except from Picard's mind, so it's moot anyway.
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Old January 16 2013, 05:24 AM   #4
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I'm not sure if Q ever appeared selectively to only one person in a filled room, which could establish a precedent.

And since he created the temporal paradox in the first place, the whole thing could have been some sort of illusion. Though that would weaken the impact of the story.
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Old January 16 2013, 05:35 AM   #5
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At the end of "All Good Things," when Q appeared onboard the Enterprise and spoke to the old version of Picard, do you think Riker and the rest of the crew could see him?
Call me crazy, but I don't remember a scene like that anywhere in the episode. Not where Picard and Q were on the Enterprise talking in a position where others could see them.
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Old January 16 2013, 07:06 AM   #6
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At the end of "All Good Things," when Q appeared onboard the Enterprise and spoke to the old version of Picard, do you think Riker and the rest of the crew could see him?
Call me crazy, but I don't remember a scene like that anywhere in the episode. Not where Picard and Q were on the Enterprise talking in a position where others could see them.
It was at the end, when the Enterprise was trying to close the rift. Q appeared next to Picard, and then threw out his famous line: Goodbye, Jean-Luc. I'm going to miss you. But then again, all good things must come to an end.

Or something to that effect.
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Old January 16 2013, 11:47 AM   #7
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Ah, I'd forgotten about that.

I'm not sure. Perhaps no one else was looking in that direction...
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Old January 16 2013, 02:59 PM   #8
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Q and the Gang
Didn't they record "Jungle Boogie"?
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Old January 16 2013, 05:57 PM   #9
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Didn't they record "Jungle Boogie"?
well, that and Fresh.
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Old January 16 2013, 06:23 PM   #10
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I originally thought the thread title was referring to this:

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Old January 16 2013, 07:51 PM   #11
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I originally thought the thread title was referring to this:
I wonder if Data was jealous of Q's playing!
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Old January 16 2013, 08:10 PM   #12
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Patrick Stewart remains perfectly still in the cigar bit, unlike Frakes and de Lancie.
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Old January 17 2013, 12:00 AM   #13
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Patrick Stewart remains perfectly still in the cigar bit, unlike Frakes and de Lancie.
What's your point?
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Old January 17 2013, 01:05 AM   #14
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What's your point?
The amount of control he had for stay exactly in place while someone put a cigar in his mouth for the effects edit. It's not easy to do.
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