(TNG: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II"; Picard family album) During a wrestling match, Picard caught a Ligonian with a reverse body lift and pinned him down in the first fourteen seconds. Just before the test was about to be implemented, Q arrived on the Enterprise, along with his mate and child, q. He served in Starfleet and was well known throughout the Federation and beyond for his skills, intellect, command ability and having averted innumerable disasters and crises affecting individuals, starships, planets, interstellar states and the very fate of the universe. In that guide, he was born in Paris, carried a touch of French phrasing in his speech, and pretended that France is "the only true civilization" on Earth (reminiscent of Pavel Chekov). In the episode "The Best of Both … ", "Actually, what I was hoping for was a little witty repartee, but I see I'm not going to get any of that either. In 2385, Picard accepted a promotion to admiral, and William T. Riker was given command of the Enterprise. There in the nebula the three ships witnessed the Caeliar defeat the Borg Collective (or rather the domination by the Queen in particular). Though hoping to be cast as Romeo, Jean-Luc ended up playing the role of the nurse. Instead, he prospered, becoming a highly successful leader during the Dominion War. One of his ancestors fought at the Battle of Trafalgar , a Picard won a Nobel Prize for chemistry , and Picards were among the first settlers of the Martian Colonies. (TNG: "The Battle", "The Measure Of A Man", "Bloodlines"; Picard family album from Star Trek Generations), During his time in command of the Stargazer Moritz Benayoun was his Chief medical officer and undertook a mission to the Fireforest of Calyx. (TNG episode: "The Inner Light"), In this same year, Picard went undercover on Romulus to investigate the activity of ambassador Spock on the planet. Enroute, the Enterprise encountered a long-abandoned alien station. Picard was place in charge of the operation to ensure that many Romulans were evacuated. Intrigued by Vash, though, Q offered to take her on a journey of exploration to explore various archaeological ruins of the galaxy, and she accepted. Federation ambassador to Vulcan Picard saw it as a glowing record filled with statistics that he felt told him nothing about the kind of officer Riker actually was. (PIC: "Absolute Candor"), Later on, Seven and Picard spoke in his office about what he was doing out this far. Anthony Quayle was listed as possibly being interested, though he was currently in London. To the contrary, Spock was on a "personal mission of peace," and Picard insisted on staying until Spock's affairs were complete. Comes with a Type 1 Phaser, Tricorder, Personal View Screen and Action Base. Not again! (PIC: "Maps and Legends"), Picard was able to get Raffi to agree to help after having a heart-to-heart with her. His aunt Adele also left an impression on his taste in the beverage. They discovered that their fears were true and the Zhat Vash were behind the events that were unfolding. (TNG episode: "Bloodlines"), In 2348, Picard attended the wedding of Jack and Beverly Crusher in San Francisco. Even as a Starfleet Captain, he often pondered what his life as an archaeologist would have been like; his knowledge of ancient artifacts and cultures often proved valuable during his command of the Stargazer and Enterprise. (TNG novel: Triangle: Imzadi II) Picard also sent word to Ambassador Spock on Romulus about Kirk's body. Upon reaching Caltiskan, the Enterprise (along with several other Enterprises from around the multi-verse) penetrated the alien sphere that was responsible for the dead zones and shut the sphere down. (NF novel: House of Cards). He also said that Data represented an entire race and that forcing him to submit to Maddox's procedure is tantamount to slavery – strictly against Federation law. Completion of the project would allow the Dominion access to the Alpha Quadrant without needing to use the Bajoran wormhole. Traveling aboard the Enterprise was Commander Elias Vaughn, who confided in Picard about his thoughts of retirement. Following the evacuation at Ectis II, Picard evacuated a group of Qowat Milat nuns on Inxtis, relocating them and others to the Federation colony world of Vashti. (TNG novel: The Battle of Betazed), In mid 2375, the Enterprise proceeded into the Briar Patch to the planet Ba'ku, after Commander Data had appeared to have malfunctioned and sabotaged a joint Starfleet-Son'a duckblind mission on the surface. Picard re-assumed command of the Enterprise. (STA short story: "Darkness"), Soon after, Picard began guest lecturing at Starfleet Academy, as well as transferring between numerous assignments. Although Q's petulant and acerbic attitude did little to ingratiate himself to Amanda, he eventually convinced her to go with him to the Continuum to learn to use her new-found abilities. Robert was also jealous of seeing Picard being the favored son and getting away after his mischiefs. (TNG: "Suspicions"), Picard knew that Crusher's odd decisions after meeting Ronin were not normal and confronted her on Caldos colony. Status: Picard demanded that the Governor to allow them to make a full assessment of the colony the Governor refused and them stay as her guests. Captain Jean-Luc Picard was portrayed by British actor Sir Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: The Next Generation from 1987-1994, the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine pilot episode \"Emissary\", Star Trek: Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). But since the former captain was uninterested, Q took his leave for the other timeline despite Picard's attempt to call him back. After talking with the young Lieutenant, he learned of the USS Voyager's hazard team, and decided that he could put such a team to great use aboard the Federation's flagship. Later, Crusher seemed hopeful for some time alone with Picard in the Dixon Hill holodeck simulation, but Picard seemed oblivious to her and invited Data and Whalen as well, much to Crusher's dismay. In an early highlight of his invincible and fondly recalled years aboard the USS Stargazer, Second Officer Jean-Luc Picard took command of the bridge upon the death of his Commanding Officer and the ship's First Officer and saved the vessel, eventually leading to his permanent promotion to the rank of Captain in 2333. Following the battle, the Enterprise and the other surviving Federation ships, were returned to the Alpha Quadrant. Anij, while over three hundred years old, appeared as a woman in her late thirties. The USS Enterprise-E, was launched in early 2372, but Picard wasn't offered the command as expected. She later reappeared one last time on Deep Space 9 after being unceremoniously abandoned by her "partner" Q. Before the Enterprise departed Picard suggested each Federation ship in the allied task force, which had arrived shortly after the incident, donate an energy generator to the station to provide power until a replacement for the fusion core, which was destroyed by the Jem'Hadar, could be found. Janeway left the system and told Picard that "[she'd] be back with some friends" and ordered Picard to defend Federation colonies from assimilation. In 2343, Picard first met Lieutenant Elias Vaughn of Starfleet Intelligence. After obliterating the immense piece of debris, the system was saved from annihilation. Picard refused to cooperate with the governor. Afterward, Captain Picard learned that the first diplomatic team from the Slayton, led by Commander Zweller, had been taken prisoner by Chiarosian rebels. In January 1967, he made his debut TV appearance on Coronation Street as a fire officer. Picard and the crew needed to obtain the crystal key shards from all of the races on Gemworld that were required to power down the planet's protective shell, and allow the Enterprise to power the force fields. I don't want to speak to guys with six heads for the rest of my life.' Suspecting that Kirk himself was the key to the altered timeline, he offered to kill himself, but Guinan insisted he could not, but must be returned to the Nexus, and the Enterprise doubled back for the energy ribbon. With the mutiny resolved, Picard had the Stargazer refitted with enhanced Kelvan weaponry and defended the Magnians from a Nuyyad attack and destroyed one of their weapons depots, before returning to Federation space. When Gene makes up his mind, it's a waste of time to try and change it,'" Berman recounted. Jean-Luc Picard was a 24th century Human man, born in the year 2305. After the Ambassador removed Kirk's body from the Veridian gravesite, Picard met him at a place of burial in Iowa, and both men interred Kirk there. […] You did what you had to do. ", "Mr. The Enterprise, under command of Worf, (serving now as Picard's XO) approached the cube under cloak, using a specially built cloaking device under authorization from Janeway. Escorting the 202 year old Ambassador Sarek to his conference with the Legarans it became obvious that Sarek's emotional control was starting to fail. (TNG: "Ensign Ro"), Although Maurice intended his sons to work at the vineyards, it became obvious very early that Jean-Luc knew he wanted to join Starfleet, something that his father would never condone, up until his death. Picard commands the Enterprise. Sometimes Robert had to bully his younger brother. with Zhaban's help, Picard and Musiker was able get back inside the Governor's palace. 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