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Posts Tagged ‘Picard’

New Trek-themed Bobble Heads

Thursday, August 21st, 2014


Five new Trek bobble head characters will be arriving this autumn.

Four characters come from the original series, and from Star Trek: The Next Generation.


The Next Generation Sings Let It Snow

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013


Captain Picard and the crew of the USS Enterprise help ring in the holidays with a Star Trek version of the Christmas carol Let it Snow.

Created by YouTube user jamesconvenant, the short mashup is sure to bring a smile on a snowy day.


Jean-Luc Picard Action Figure

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013


A new Star Trek Select action figure featuring Captain Picard will be released next month.

The Star Trek Select Captain Picard Figure is the third in the Star Trek Select series; the first two featured Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock.


Star Trek: The Next Generation Art Prints

Monday, September 30th, 2013


Generation Gallery is again offering Star Trek-themed art, this time a set of three prints featuring characters from Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The characters in this limited-edition set include Picard, Data, and Worf.


New Diamond Select Trek Toys

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Two new offerings from Diamond Select Toys are sure to delight fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation.

The new merchandise includes a Jean-Luc Picard action figure, and an Enterprise-E model.


Trek Fatheads

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

For Trek fans wishing to bring some life-sized Star Trek character graphics into their home, Star Trek “Fatheads” offer twelve different wall graphics from which to choose.

A Fathead wall graphic is a realistic-looking “life-size action image that [can be stuck] on any smooth surface.” These images can be moved and reused and are safe for walls.


TNG Figures To Debut Next Year

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation who collect figures will be in luck next year, with the announcement of the Star Trek Retro Line which is due to be released next year, the twenty-fifth anniversary of The Next Generation.

The figures will be released by Diamond Toys, and are inspired by the classic Mego Star Trek figures that were released in the 1970s.

First to be released will be a Captain Picard and a Borg figure. A larger, more detailed photo of each figure, as well as details and pricing, can be seen at

Star Trek Magazine Issue 30 Preview

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Star Trek Magazine #30 is on newsstands now and the latest issue will be of interest to those who enjoy the “bad boys” of the Star Trek Universe. When it comes to Starfleet “bad boys,” “do the means justify the ends?”

“The successful operation of Starfleet depends on a strict adherence to rules and regulations, an understanding of and compliance to command structure and the obedience of orders from superior officers. Except, of course, when it doesn’t.” A preview of this lead article compares two successful and popular Star Trek captains, James T. Kirk and Jean-Luc Picard.


Cake It So

Monday, October 18th, 2010

When it comes to a wedding cake, one couple turned to Star Trek: The Next Generation for inspiration.

Star Trek: The Next Generation fans may remember the episode Phantasms, where Deanna Troi became a cellular peptide cake with mint frosting. Now Jean-Luc Picard has been turned into a wedding cake.


Star Trek: The Next Generation Casting Memo Unearthed

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Had things gone differently, fans might have seen Tim Russ or Wesley Snipes as Geordi La Forge.

An old casting memo dated April 13, 1987 from Paramount shows the actors and actresses who might have been chosen to play the roles of Picard, Ryker and La Forge instead of Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes and LeVar Burton.


Stewart: I Thought I Was Miscast

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Most fans of Star Trek: The Next Generation can’t imagine anyone else other than Sir Patrick Stewart as the captain on that show, but Stewart wasn’t so sure when chosen for the role that he was the right choice.

After seven years worth of shows, followed by several movies, it should now be obvious to Stewart and fans of Star Trek that Gene Roddenberry and Rick Berman were correct in wanting him for the role of Jean-Luc Picard.


Tussaud’s Adds Picard Wax Figure

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Star Trek fans visiting Madame Tussaud’s will now be able to see the wax figures of two Star Trek captains.

According to TrekMovie, the Picard figure, formerly in the Las Vegas Madame Tussaud’s, has been moved from there to the Hollywood location and placed in the same display as the Captain James T. Kirk wax figure.


Kirk Vs. Picard – The Final Battle

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

If Captains Kirk and Picard faced off, who would emerge the winner? The topic has often been hotly debated on Star Trek forums over the years.

As seen at Go!Animate, Star Trek fan Ludvig II decided to settle the question of just who would be the best captain for once and for all, courtesy of a short five-minute animated battle.

Which Star Trek Captain Is The Best?

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Heroic Spock or rational Picard, brave Sisko, determined Janeway or pioneering Archer. Which one is the best Star Trek captain?

As reported by Total Sci-Fi, voting is open to determine who the best Star Trek captain is, with the results being announced by Total Sci-Fi on May 8th, when Star Trek XI is released.

To vote, head to the link located here. (more…)

Frakes – Keeping In Touch

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Frakes on ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ and ‘Star Trek XI.’ (more…)