Friday, June 19, 2020

The Verdict Came In Recently (Not Good)

The news is out that Sir Patrick Stewart is to reprise his Star Trek role of Jean-Luc Picard for CBS All Access. (Them again.)

A few years ago I re-viewed a few episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation and was reminded how generally bland that series is: including a surfeit of two-dimensional characters. (TNG has not aged well, at all.)

To repeat something I read recently: 'A good actor in a generally thankless role.'

The good news, for some, at least, is this will be a new series; a new shot at the character of Jean-Luc Picard. (His life after his captaincy.)


First posted as "Jean-Luc! Jean-Luc" on August 5, 2018.

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