Spoilers Star Trek: Picard 2x10 - "Farewell"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Picard' started by Commander Richard, May 4, 2022.


Rate the episode...

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  10. 1 - Terrible!

  1. Yistaan

    Yistaan Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jul 27, 2018
    I'm pretty sure Bashir has moments of reflecting on faked shortcomings when no one's around before the genetic engineering retcon.
  2. Amasov

    Amasov Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Nov 24, 2001
    I don't even know what to say.

    My thoughts aren't going to be well-organized right now.

    This was an absolute train wreck. I'm utterly shocked and even a little insulted at how awful this season truly turned out to be.

    I still don't even know what the meaning of the flashbacks to Picard's childhood ultimately meant. It's not clear to me how that story and time traveling had anything to do with one another.

    In the end, what was this even all for? All ten episodes felt like one gigantic waste of time.
  3. Kaelef

    Kaelef Commander Red Shirt

    May 13, 2017
    Deep Space 23
    Generally, it's only been the writing that has been terrible this season, but we get a new wrinkle in this final episode: what happened to the effects team working Queen Jurati's finally-revealed face towards the end?? That looked laughably awful!
  4. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Admiral Admiral

    Jul 24, 2011
    You some how attached my name to a quote that wasn't from me.

    The Eugenics wars were from 1992 to 1996 and Khan left earth in 1996.

    It was probably just a project of his named after Khan. Maybe his own project to create his own Supermen.
  5. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Sep 17, 2011
  6. jackoverfull

    jackoverfull Commodore Commodore

    Jun 22, 2020
    My original thoughts exactly…too bad SNW just moved the eugenic wars to the 21st century!
    I guess this could work.
  7. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Admiral Admiral

    Jul 24, 2011
    Not yet. Maybe there was more than one. There is an 'S' at the end of Wars there.
  8. daedalus5

    daedalus5 Rear Admiral Moderator

    Jan 2, 2001
    England, UK
    Wesley Crusher. Brilliant.

    loved Q. But I am so disappointed Picards love of his life wasn’t Beverley. Can’t wait for S3. Elnor is best looking guy ever.
  9. Amaris

    Amaris Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Dec 25, 2002
    United States
    Elnor is so easy on my eyes, I don't even have to open them when he's on screen. Seriously, it should be criminal to look that damn good.
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  10. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Admiral Admiral

    Jul 24, 2011
    I mean, she's in Season 3, there's still hope.
  11. PicardHitbyTesla

    PicardHitbyTesla Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    May 4, 2022
    Don't leave out the sound team

    The ADR and voice overs didn't always match the lips lol
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  12. thribs

    thribs Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 23, 2017
    Wesley came off rather creepy I thought. I wouldn’t have gone with him. I would have got the authorities. :)
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  13. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    Confederation of Earth
    What else is new? :lol:
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  14. Amasov

    Amasov Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Nov 24, 2001
    Wil Wheaton wasn’t playing Wesley. He was playing Wil Wheaton.
  15. Tomalak

    Tomalak Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jun 22, 2003
    I thought they managed to stick the landing pretty well. I’m not sure the season was wholly satisfying, but I found my appreciation for season 1 was much higher after binging it just before season 2. I’ll probably do the same with this one just before season 3 lands.

    The whole Soong plot felt kind of redundant, but equally there wasn’t enough time spent with Renee Picard, who was supposedly the most important person. But we hardly knew her.

    Sad to see Rios go, but I could buy that he’d stay there with Teresa. Similarly Agnes got a great arc and a send-off. I think we all called it weeks ago, but that’s fine. Apparently the Flux found its way from the Doctor Who universe, but fortunately the Jurati-Borg were better able to handle it than the Daleks.

    The most important scene with Picard and Q was well-written and beautifully performed, and did give the story some meaning. I thought Orla Brady was great in both her roles this season and has great chemistry with Stewart.

    I’m still bummed that they fridged Elnor and apparently he isn’t in season 3. Felt like a waste of a character. Maybe there’s always Starfleet Academy…

    The Wesley cameo was just glorious!

    So yeah, a bit of a mixed bag but I’m looking forward to season 3.
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  16. thribs

    thribs Vice Admiral Admiral

    Oct 23, 2017
    Yeah I got that as well. Poor guy has forgotten to act. :)
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  17. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 11, 2014
    That's the Traveler too.
  18. StarMan

    StarMan Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 5, 2005
    I don't understand why you're focusing on all the nonsensical plot points leading up to the touching & sentimental final moments between Picard and Q. It's the final episode - they stuck the landing and that's all that matters, not the preceding episodes. How we meandered to this point or whether it makes any sense is irrelevant.

    The magic of this season of Picard is it was never about plot, or logic, or coherence. This was about Q giving Picard a final gift before he died ... died of, you know. Hold on - why was he dying again? Ah see - I did too, trying to make sense of it. I might go, where's the rest of The Q? His wife and son? Does this contradict Voyager's Death Wish which addressed the Q's state of permanence an inability to die. No no ... these are questions of a fool trying to make sense of something transcendent.

    Just let the sublime experience wash over you. Don't think about it - that isn't the writers' intent.
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  19. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Admiral Admiral

    Aug 23, 2003
    Tacoma, Washington
    The Project Khan folder was clearly meant to established the Soong family interest in genetics and pass the torch to the Next Generation, or in this case, Enterprise. ;) The file name is rather too specific to actually have anything to do with Khan Noonien Singh or the Eugenics Wars. It's obviously named after Khan Noonien Singh.
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  20. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 25, 2001
    The Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
    It's basically this series' version of this scene:

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