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After years of hibernation and a somewhat successful film franchise reboot, Star Trek is thriving where it belongs: on the small screen.

The greatest science fiction franchise of all time kicked off Comic-Con at Home with a mega-panel dedicated to just about every show, ongoing, new, and upcoming, in the current Trek universe. In addition to segments dedicated to Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, and Star Trek: Lower Decks, the panel offered some tidbits about the recently announced Star Trek: Strange New Worlds and officially revealed the title of the latest Trek series.

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Star Trek: Picard VFX

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, the lead visual effects artist talks about how Star Trek: Picard brings the franchise into the future. Plus, a retired homicide detective analyzes the accuracy of hostage negotiation scenes from Inside Man, Captain Phillips, Airheads, and more. And finally, learn how to make a couple cocktails inspired by HBO’s Perry Mason reboot. Read More »

Star Trek: PIcard Props

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, go behind the scenes of Star Trek: Picard to learn about the making of various props for the series. Plus, Patrick (H) Willems is back with a new video essay that suggests Predator might be the smartest genre mash-up ever, and Star Wars Resistance co-star Bobby Moynihan reads a Star Wars story for all the little nerds out there. Read More »

Geordi La Forge in picard season 2

If you’re hoping to see even more Star Trek: The Next Generation characters pop up in Star Trek: Picard, you’re probably going to get your wish. LeVar Burton, who played Geordi La Forge on The Next Generation, has all but confirmed he’ll be appearing in the second season of the CBS All Access series, while also hinting at other character returns in the future.

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CBS All Access Free Trial

Content! It’s all about content! And if you’re already running out of things to watch at home, CBS All Access is here to help. The streaming subscription service was already offering up a free trial for 30 days, but since it looks like we’re going to be social distancing for at least another month, they’ve extended the trial period for another 30 days. That means you can get a 60-day CBS All Access free trial right now, giving you plenty of time to binge The Twilight Zone reboot and more. Read More »

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The first season of Star Trek: Picard was as frustratingly mixed as any first Trek season. As thrilling as it was to see Jean-Luc Picard return, its great ideas and story elements are tantalising moments amid a show that’s merely pretty good. The central story is solid. It’s the best-shot Star Trek show to date, shying away from shiny sci-fi precision in favour of earthy tones and messy spills of light. The inevitable moments of fan service mostly serve the story. And while its structure and texture is wildly different to any prior Treks, it still finds time to explore big ideas like the rest of them. 

So by way of organisation, here are five things we loved about the season, and three we didn’t (and by “we,” I mean “me”).

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Star Trek: Picard Easter Eggs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, run through a bunch of Easter eggs referencing Star Trek: The Next Generation and more in the first season of Star Trek: Picard on CBS All Access. Plus, take a look back at the 90s action sitcom Big Bad Beetleborgs that tried to capitalize on the success of Power Rangers, and learn how to draw the reindeer sidekick Sven from Disney’s Frozen. Read More »

CBS All Access free

In these trying times, more and more content providers are attempting to make the best of a bad situation. Everyone is stuck inside (well, in theory – plenty of jerks are still going out), which means people are streaming programs in higher quantities than ever before. In an attempt to get in on that action, CBS All Access is available for free for the next month. You can catch up on all the CBS All Access shows – including the entire first season of Star Trek: Picard, which is airing its season finale this week.

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Star Trek Picard score

The soundtrack for the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard won’t officially beam into stores and digital libraries until later this week, but we’re here to premiere an exclusive track from composer Jeff Russo‘s score, which you can listen to a couple of days early. “Engage” with the new track below. Read More »

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Watch Star Trek: PIcard for Free

Do you want to watch Star Trek: Picard, but you’re too cheap to pay for a CBS All Access subscription until the entire series is available for you to binge watch in a single week? Well, we have some good news. The first episode of Picard, starring Sir Patrick Stewart as the legendary Starfleet Captain Jean-Luc Picard, has been made available for free on YouTube for a limited time. Read More »