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Dr. Crusher And Captain Picard’s Relationship In Star Trek Explained

On “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Captain Jean-Luc Picard, played by Patrick Stewart, and Dr. Beverly Crusher, played by Gates McFadden, always had one of those will-they-or-won’t relationships that left fans wondering whether they would ever become an official item, romantically speaking. Now that Stewart’s character is back captaining his own Paramount+ series, “Picard,” it’s possible […]

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Star Trek: The Next Generation’s 10 Best Episodes

“Star Trek: The Next Generation” arrived on our screens in September ’87, continuing the Enterprise’s mission to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and civilizations, and boldly split infinitives. With a brand new ship, we’d follow the ongoing adventures of an equally fresh-faced crew and its brooding captain across 178 episodes, until the […]

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Best ‘Star Trek’ Box Sets Available on Blu-Ray

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.“Star Trek” fans have been boldly going where no man has gone before for more than half a century. […]

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‘Star Trek’: CBS All Access to Feature Free Marathon and Panels to Celebrate Franchise

U.S. Trekkies will be able to beam themselves onto CBS All Access for a free “Star Trek” marathon on September 8. CBS is preparing to celebrate the sci-fi franchise’s 54th anniversary with a 24-hour event that will boast panels from nine “Star Trek” series, as well as announcements about CBS All Access’ “Star Trek” universe.The […]

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‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Trailer: ‘Rick and Morty’ Alum Mike McMahan Leads Animated Series

While “Star Trek” and “animated workplace comedy” might seem like an unlikely hybrid, that’s exactly what’s coming to CBS All Access on August 6 with “Star Trek: Lower Decks.” The 10-episode first season is created by Mike McMahan, formerly the head writer of the Adult Swim phenomenon and Emmy-winning series “Rick and Morty.” McMahan also […]

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‘Star Trek: Picard’: It’s Harder Than Ever to Separate Patrick Stewart From His Beloved Captain

Jean-Luc Picard gives a damn.In the decades since Patrick Stewart’s Starfleet captain debuted in “Star Trek: The Next Generation” on September 28, 1987, he’s become one of the most beloved TV heroes ever. Picard always had a rare combination of erudition and earnestness. He was someone who cared.In an early episode, Picard stares down a […]

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Superman Meets Picard: Henry Cavill and Patrick Stewart on Their Life-Changing Roles

On “The Witcher,” Henry Cavill sheds Superman’s suit in favor of weighty armor and a blond wig to battle monsters as Geralt of Rivia, adapted from Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy books. The call to save humankind is nothing new for Patrick Stewart. In “Star Trek: Picard,” Stewart returns to the captain’s chair of the […]

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Richard Herd, ‘Seinfeld’ Actor Who Played Mr. Wilhelm, Dies at 87

Veteran character actor Richard Herd, best known for portraying Mr. Wilhelm on “Seinfeld,” died on Tuesday at his Los Angeles home of complications from cancer. He was 87.The Boston native broke into show business as a stage actor in New York. He made his film debut in 1970’s “Hercules in New York.” Herd was hired […]

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‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Creator Mike McMahan Explains How the Show Finds Comedy Without Mocking ‘Star Trek’

CBS All Access is making the most out of the final frontier with a handful of original Star Trek shows. Star Trek Discovery kicked off the latest era of the franchise created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek: Picard brought back the beloved captain from Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds […]

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How ‘Logan’ Inspired Patrick Stewart to Come Back for ‘Star Trek: Picard’

It all came as a surprise when Patrick Stewart announced last year that he would be reprising his role as the beloved Captain Jean-Luc Picard, a role he began playing three decades ago in Star Trek: The Next Generation. The last time Star Trek fans saw the noble captain was in the 2002 feature film […]

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