This week we review Star Trek: Picard S01E07: “Nepenthe”

The Impossible Box

This week we review Star Trek: Picard S01E06 – The Impossible Box

Headlines: Top grossing video game movies. Friends cast will make millions of dollars to return for a reunion special on HBO Max. Filming for #TheBatman begins in Glasgow. Netflix’s first ‘Transformers’ teaser reveals a hopeless war. FX guy reviews the Visual Effects nominees. Disney Plus announces preorder discounts for Europe. Hulu will exclusively stream the Oscar-winning ‘Parasite. Crunchyroll announces first slate of original animated shows. Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego returns to its gaming roots in an interactive special. Introducing: Star Wars: The High Republic. Spielberg out as director Indy 5. Dan DiDio out as publisher of DC Comics. Jurassic World 3 gets a title. The Walking Dead: World Beyond trailer. Creator of Konami code dies. Apple Bans Bad Guys From Using iPhones in Movies, Says Knives Out Director. First trailer for Jordan Peele and Nia DaCosta’s Candyman teases a new scare. Doctor Who S12E09 – Ascension of the Cybermen.

Watch List: Real Lawyer reacts to The Witcher’s ‘Law of Surprise’. Better Call Saul. Dispatches From Everywhere. Devs. I Am Not Okay With This. Parasite: The Graphic Novel.

Stardust City Rag

This week we review Star Trek: Picard Stardust City Rag S01E05.

We follow up on Han Solo and the Romulan Bird of Prey. Netflix goes full spoiler with short teaser for Stranger Things S4. Redbox launches an ad-supported streaming TV service. ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ breaks record for a video game movie debut. Watch the first trailer for ‘Amazing Stories,’ Steven Spielberg’s Apple TV Plus show. Iron Man dreams are closer to becoming a reality in new Jetman Dubai video. Netflix’s animated Castlevania series returns for Season 3 in March. Fans can soon buy the original Star Wars trilogy and prequels in 4K UHD. Top Ten hardest UK accents. Watch List: Why Seven of Nine Is Actually More Than Just Eye Candy. Clone Wars returns! New Westworld trailer drops – debut March 15

Episode 55 – Absolute Candor

This week we review Star Trek Picard S01E04, Absolute Candor.

We fact check on Bill Pullman as Lone Star in Spaceballs. Also Cornel Sandurz as second in command. Santiago Cabrera plays multiple Emergency Holograms. Hugh is the Executive Director and the Romulin ex-Borg are in the Disordered Ward. Diana Muldhar plays Dr Miranda Jones in There is No  Truth in Beauty.  Jojo Rabbit was produced by Fox Searchlight.

Headlines: Birds of Prey is getting a new name, Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. Parasite wins big at Oscars. Avengers: Endgame snub makes history. Kelly Marie Tran had more words at the Oscars than in Star Wars IX. Sony making mystery Marvel movie. Loki series picks up new star. Robert Pattinson’s Batman revealed in new teaser video.

Watch List: We have no idea what to make of this bonkers trailer for The Iron Mask. Locke and Key. Little America.

This week’s episode was edited using Ferrite Recording Studio on an iPad Pro with Apple Pencil.


The End is the Beginning

This week we break down Picard S01E03 The End is the Beginning. We follow up on The Five Doctors, Spaceballs, Dr Who, Altered Carbon and Syndrome from The Incredibles. An animatronic Spider-Man will soon swing over Disneyland. Footage from lost Star Wars series surfaces. Mad Max 5 in the works? OG Marvel director in talks for Doctor Strange 2. Disney+ reveals premiere dates. Lightning McQueen signs on for Loki. Ron Howard teases Willow Disney+ series. Marvel teases Falcon and Winter Solider, Wandavision, and Loki on Disney+. Hulu targeting 2021 for international rollout, says Disney CEO. Disney+ has surpassed 28 million subscribers since launch. All of Lost will stream for free on Amazon’s IMDb TV streaming service. Watch List: Star Fleet forecast, Kevin Smith Reviews Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker, The Captain’s Assistant, Star Wars #2.


Maps and Legends

We discuss Star Trek: Picard S01E02, Maps and Legends. Fact Check: TV Show Revolution, Dahj can’t dodge, Seattle, Fractal Neuronic Cloning, The Expanse, and David Tennant as The Doctor. Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ show on hold. Hey, want another reason to hate Rise of Skywalker? Howard the Duck shot down. Sarah Connor won’t be back. Apple, Netflix eye MGM assets. Space Force or Starfleet? You decide. CBS All Access serves ads, but not content, to Linux users. Doctor Who – S12 E05 – Fugitive of the Judoon. Watch List: Altered Carbon: Season 2, Star Trek The Next Generation – S02E06 Measure of a Man, Avenue 5 (HBO), Toy Story 3 IRL, Real Lawyer Reacts to Star Trek TNG Measure of a Man.

The Uncanny Valley of Remembrance

In this episode, we review Star Trek: Picard Episode 1: Remembrance
We follow up on Clone Wars. In the headlines: The Watchmen is one and done. Jodi Whittaker staying on as The Doctor. Rosario Dawson to star in DMZ. Oscar Isaacs to star in adaptation of Ex Machina (no, not that one, the other one.) Taika Waititi working on a Star Wars flick? Superman and Lois getting own CW show. The star of the Hunger Games prequel is… the bad guy? Farewell to Terry Jones and John Karlen. Top 60 Star Trek Podcasts You Must Follow in 2020. Guinan to return on Star Trek: Picard. Get To Know 5 Of The Newbies From Star Trek: Picard. 
Watch List: LEGO ISS. Star Trek TNG: A Tale of Two Cities [FanFilm]. Don’t *Mess* with cats.

Rise of Skywalker

We fact check on Space Ghost. In the headlines Never Surrender, Joker star wins Golden Globe, New Mutants looks creepy, Clone Wars Season 7 is coming, and Rise of Skywalker mirrors the plot of Greese. Creator of Tardigrades game prepares to appeal case vs Star Trek Discovery. We deep dive into Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker; cameos, plot holes, corporate interference, what makes no sense, and we give our ratings. Watch List: The TRADIS in AR, The Good Place final episodes, Picard and Star Wars Rebels.

Picard Q&A – Youtube

We recorded LIVE this week (with video). In the Headlines: Spiderman left and returns to the MCU. Disney+ to get Moon Knight, Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk series in MCU. Obi-Wan Disney+ series confirmed. The Matrix 4 is officially happening with Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss. Krypton cancelled. evin Smith’s “Masters of the Universe: Revelation” coming to Netflix. CBS-Viacom merger to reunite Trek franchises. Joker has record debut. Lost in Space season 2 gets a trailer and a release date. Rick and Morty premiere date set. Helstrom finds its stars. Cohan returning to The Walking Dead. We Have A Star Trek: Picard Premiere Date AND A New Trailer. We Have The First New Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Trailer, And OMFG It’s Good.Star Trek: Short Treks Is Back For Another Season. Quick Reviews: Stranger Things Season 3, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Good Omens, The Boys, and Doom Patrol. The Watch List: Arrow Season 8, Watchmen, The Mandalorian, Ad Astra, Parasite, Tammy’s Always Dying, and The Platform. After Show: Batwoman.