Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Episode 8: Release Date, Recap, and Speculation

In last week’s episode, we get a deeper insight into Picard’s troubled childhood as Tallinn explores his mind to help him come back to a lucid state. Picard had witnessed his father mistreat his mother as a young child and was separated from her when she had to be institutionalized. Picard regains consciousness and reaches out to Guinan for help. However, the situation takes a turn for the worse as he and Guinan end up getting taken into custody by the authorities.

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Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Episode 8 Speculation

Picard comes back to a lucid state of mind thanks to Tallinn but his troubles are not over yet.

He and Guinan are taken into custody by the authorities as there is footage of him teleporting into the city. How will Picard escape from police custody and get back to his mission?

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Episode 8: Release Date, Recap and Speculation
Star Trek: Picard

Jurati is also in a tough spot as the Borg Queen is trying to assimilate into her after she ended up surrendering too much control at the gala. Will Raffi and the rest of the team be able to save Jurati before it is too late? Find out in the next episode.

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Episode 8 Release Date

Chapter 8 of the Star Trek: Picard Season 2 series has been released on Thursday, Apr 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm PDT. The chapter title has not been leaked yet.

No delays have been announced.

I. Is the series on break?

No, the series is not on break and will continue as scheduled.

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Episode 7 Recap

Picard is in a comatose state after being hit by a car at the NASA gala by Q’s accomplice Soong. Watcher Tallinn is tasked with evoking Picard out of this state so they can get back to their mission of stopping Q from altering the timeline. In his mind, Picard has a conversation with a psychologist that prompts him to have flashbacks of his childhood.

Star Trek: Picard Season 2 Episode 8: Release Date, Recap and Speculation

Tallinn deduces that Picard’s mind is a dark place with painful memories of the past stemming from a troubled childhood. Tallinn finds Picard’s projection of himself as a young boy and tries to guide him back to a clearer state of mind. While the two explore his mind together, it is revealed that Picard witnessed his father’s abusive treatment of his mother and she had manic episodes that led to her being institutionalized while Picard was still a child. Picard awakens after this, and Tallinn realizes there’s far more left to be uncovered.

Picard reaches out to Guinan for help again. Meanwhile, Raffi and Seven of Nine return to the ship only to find that the systems have been compromised by the Borg Queen. The Borg Queen ended up taking complete control over Jurati’s body over the course of the gala and is now attempting to assimilate into her body completely. To make matters worse, Picard and Guinan are apprehended by the police as there is security footage of Picard teleporting into the city.

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About Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard is an American television series created by Akiva Goldsman. It is the eighth title in the Star Trek franchise. 

The series follows a retired Jean-Luc Picard, who is disturbed by Data’s death in the film Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). At the end of the 24th Century, and 14 years after his retirement from Starfleet, Jean-Luc Picard is living a quiet life in his vineyard, Chateau Picard. When he is sought out by a mysterious young woman, Dahj, in need of his help, he soon realizes she may have personal connections to his past.

The show will return for its final season on February 23, 2023.

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