Star Trek: Picard - S01E04 "Absolute Candor" (SPOILERS)

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  1. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    The irony is, the vineyards at Chateau Picard are just for show. He secretly makes the wine using replicators. But rich wine snobs insist they can taste the difference.

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  2. JYoung

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    Wine snobs may be correct about replicators not being able to match "real" high quality wine.
    (Replicated wine does taste better than Boone's Farm or box wine.)

    But my source tells me that "JL" actually gets his wine from California vineyards and slaps the Picard label on them.
    And they can't tell the difference.
     
  3. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    Well, considering we know his vineyard is actually IN California, that's not too surprising.

    Do you suppose he has a transporter at the gate of his French facility that secretly sends people to the real vineyard in California? I guess he'd need something to simulate the time of day in France to really fool them...
     
  4. pgogborn

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    Can a replicator replicate a Chateu Picard without PIcard's permission? Do copyright laws exist in the Federation?
     
  5. JYoung

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    Holographic technology is quite advanced in the late 24th Century.
    And this does explain why he has two former Tal Shiar members on staff.
     
  6. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    I'll just chalk it up to YATI (Yet Another Trek Inconsistency).

    Gene died in 1991 and the whole no money thing came up even in Star Trek: First Contact (1996) - IMDb. And, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine which ran from 93 to 99 had gold-pressed latinum.
     
  7. JYoung

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    For the Ferengi.
    From In the Cards.

     
  8. cwerdna

    cwerdna Proud Tivolutionary

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    The Ready Room ep near the end had a brief look at some of the effects work on ST: P. Skip to that if you don't care about the Q&A w/the actor involved.

    Also, every Ready Room ep has had a sneak peak scene from the next ep.
     
  9. vertigo235

    vertigo235 Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    Yeah I mean it’s still there, but once Gene was gone the inconsistencies started, and it returned for story telling purposes.
     
  10. jeremy3721

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    I like the show but I really don’t like the characters of Raffi or Elnor.
     
  11. martinp13

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    I like Raffi, mainly because Michelle Hurd knows how to act. She's been a staple character on countless TV shows. Elnor not so much: Evan Evagora's acting credits include Picard, this year's Fantasy Island movie, and being an uncredited extra in a TV series. I know his character is supposed to be wet behind the ears, but he really doesn't seem to know how to act.
     
  12. DougF

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    They haven't, but they almost did. I've read a few times how Ryan was offered a part in Nemesis and turned it down.
     

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