Today, we breakdown “Nepenthe,” Episode Seven of Star Trek: Picard. This episode is directed by Co-Executive Producer Douglas Aarniokoski and co-written by Samantha Humphrey and Michael Chabon. Aarniokoski has directed three episodes of Star Trek: Discovery: “Lethe,” Episode 6 from Season One, “The Sound of Thunder,” Episode 6, Season 2 “Through the Valley of Shadows,” Episode 12, Season 2. Also, he directed The Short Treks episode “The Brightest Star.”
In this episode, we analyze key plot elements, discuss the trip to the Rikers, identify our favorite Easter Eggs, and share our predictions for the remainder of the season.
A final note: our analysis contains spoilers, so if you haven’t watched the episode yet, pause this podcast and watch the episode before listening to our comments. Now let’s start off with the synopsis.
Star Trek Episodes and Movies mentioned in this podcast:
Star Trek: The Original Series
Star Trek: The Animated Series
“The Time Trap,” “The Slaver Weapon”
Star Trek: The Next Generation
“Conspiracy,” “Data’s Day”
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Star Trek: First Contact
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