Spoilers Picard Season 3 - Preview Photos/Videos Thread

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Picard' started by Tuskin38, Feb 14, 2023.

  1. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk A Spock and a smile Premium Member

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    Lovely an "On your left" mele scene .
     
  2. gweeps

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    Trying to wrack my brain. Can't think of any old absolute evil that would want to destroy the Federation/harm Picard/wipe out the galaxy off hand. I have a sneaking feeling I'm going to be disappointed at the Big Reveal.
     
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  3. Agony_Boothb

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    I have a feeling it's going to be like Season 1's lovecraftian A.I tentacle thing all over again
     
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  4. ToddCam

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    Since it would likely be on a ship rather than a planet, it'd probably be Picard saying "Engage" if there were an Avengers Assemble moment.
     
  5. The Wormhole

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    At this point, that're pretty much a guarantee.
     
  6. fireproof78

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    I don't expect anything. I'm curious as to the end but the characters have made the ride worth it
     
  7. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Trek Untold Youtube channel has put up their new interview with Gates McFadden talking about Picard season 3 and doing her own podcast interviews is really interesting. Popcast Youtube channel did a 2 hour interview with Todd Stashwick last week and he told really interesting stories about getting to know the TNG cast filming season 3 of Picard.
     
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  8. Enterprise is Great

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    I doubt the reveal will be one that will blow me away. I’m enjoying this season mainly for the cast and character moments. The plot isn’t that special really.
     
  9. Romulan_spy

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    Does the Jack mystery reveal really need to blow us away or does it just need to make sense and be good? I would argue that it just needs to make sense and be good.
     
  10. Enterprise is Great

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    I don’t know. It’s just all the build up over 8 episodes that makes me think it’s supposed to be a big deal. Even if it’s underwhelming it won’t ruin the season. At this point I’m not even sure what underwhelming or blowing away would be. I’ll know what the answer to that will be when it’s revealed.
     
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  11. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    The issue is that they've definitely teased it out at least one episode too many, so it feels like the reveal at least needs to be a good "a-ha" moment to be worth the wait.

    Realistically, the Jack/main villain end of things doesn't matter, in the same sort of way that in The Avengers, the main payoff was bringing the group together; it didn't really matter that they were fighting cardboard villains.

    But this seems like a bad example of the intended three-act structure. By the end of the second act, you should know what the stakes are. This would be like waiting to pull out "I am your father" until ROTJ.
     
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  12. fireproof78

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    The stakes are Starfleet.
     
  13. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    But we don't know how Starfleet is being threatened, or by whom. That much should be known by the end of Act II.

    ETA: And given how much importance was placed on Vadic getting Jack, we're left with great ambiguity as to whether Starfleet actually is still in danger, or how. The implication is that they needed Jack for the plan, and they don't have Jack. So we awkwardly end Act II with a vague feeling that the protagonists have already won.

    At this point, depending on how closely related the Jack reveal is to the villain reveal, I feel like we should at least have a better idea about one or the other.
     
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  14. fireproof78

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    I guess I don't have that feeling.
     
  15. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Vadic and her ship aren't the only Changelings, remember there's still some in Starfleet itself.
     
  16. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    But as we still have no idea what they needed Jack for, we have no idea if they can still accomplish their objective without him. The plot is still far too vague for this point in the story.
     
  17. fireproof78

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    I'll judge it when it's done. As it stands, reminds me a bit of "Hero of Ages" by Sanderson at this point. Which is a good thing.
     
  18. Tuskin38

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    We’ll find out next episode. Or at the very least we’ll find out what’s behind the door.
     
  19. Racefuel

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    In this case the "family" has had a victory but they've not won yet...
     
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  20. Racefuel

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    A BTS photo was posted of "the fam" around the Titans conference table from E8 and the table display is what looks like the fleet museum inventory, fwiw.