What is Star Trek: Picard (TV) About?
Star Trek: Picard is an American science fiction television series that delves into the life of the esteemed Jean-Luc Picard after his illustrious career with Starfleet. Set approximately twenty years after the film 'Star Trek: Nemesis', the series revives Patrick Stewart's legendary role, offering fans a glimpse into Picard's experiences post-retirement. The narrative unfolds at the end of the 24th century, painting a picture of Picard's struggles and triumphs as he grapples with the legacy of his past while confronting contemporary challenges. The show debuted on CBS All Access, now known as Paramount+, enriching the Star Trek franchise as its eighth series. It features a mix of familiar and new characters played by a diverse ensemble cast, weaving together threads of political intrigue, personal reflection, and space exploration. Star Trek: Picard maintains continuity within the broader Star Trek Universe while exploring thematic complexities through fresh storytelling, becoming an integral part of the canon that both long-time enthusiasts and new viewers can enjoy.
The first episode of Star Trek: Picard aired on January 23, 2020 and the most recent episode to air was on April 20, 2023.