Mr. Plinkett's Star Trek Picard Review

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  • Julkaistu 18.05.2020
  • Mr. Plinkett's review of Star Trek Picard is here! And it's way too long! But who cares? What else are you going to do during an endless pandemic? Also, how many nails can they finally put into the Star Trek coffin!? Well, Star Trek Picard is another one!
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  • Jordan Kay
    Jordan Kay 4 tuntia sitten

    Shocked u didn’t bring up the fact a romulan randomly has a British accent

  • Querelle NoNo
    Querelle NoNo 5 tuntia sitten

    LOL Star Trek: Discovery & Picard just boils down to some old bullshit storywise

  • Bennie Escobar
    Bennie Escobar 6 tuntia sitten

    “... A lot of people worked really hard on this!”
    Ed Gein worked really hard on his full-body woman-skin suit, what’s your point NPCs?

  • robotrix
    robotrix 7 tuntia sitten

    Wait......did I understand correctly that Picard got ALL the Romulans off of the planet before the super nova? Because, if that's true that means that in the first Abrams movie when Eric Bana's character (whose name I don't remember and don't care) decided to go after Spock to avenge the deaths of his wife and kid and all of the other Romulans who the thinks died in the super nova they didn't bother to tell him about - even though you'd think they'd call their ship back to help with the evacuation - he killed all of those people and destroyed Vulcan FOR NO FUCKING REASON WHATSOEVER???????
    I knew that the current "writers" on Trek only bother to read the first line of the Wikipedia articles about the first six movies (ex: Praxis already having blown up in "Into Darkness" without understanding what that meant) but now they can't even be bothered to follow the plots of the shit they wrote themselves!!

    • yasio bolo
      yasio bolo 6 tuntia sitten

      Midnight's Edge is crediting this video for shutting down strange new worlds,thank you!

  • Ebolaface
    Ebolaface 8 tuntia sitten

    this is the best web zone on the database

    • yasio bolo
      yasio bolo 6 tuntia sitten

      All this because some aging, privileged celebrity didn't like the way a democratic vote went, so he had a tantrum like a child.

  • NotReallyABlessing
    NotReallyABlessing 9 tuntia sitten

    For all the reasons why the show sucks so bad it hurts, the enforced political messaging, the addressing of social issues and its ham-fisted delivery, are the biggest reason in my mind. It is so blatant and non-sensical at times, it misses it's mark completely. As much as it does adress today's world, it fails as much. Not because it's necessarily wrong what they say, I guess you cant argue FOR racism ( even though they managed to kinda do so), but they somehow are confused over what an actual good story is and what makes it so convincing on screen, as a show. Because a good message does not mean a good experience for the consumer. I think they honestly dont know the difference any longer or they are so trapped in their business model, they cannot admit to it. You can see it all over Hollywood. Star Wars Sequels and Ghostbusters 2016 come to mind, mindnumingly.
    And I think they do not even understand the irony of what they're doing to female characters at this point. Decades of having weak female characters, has made them turn female characters into the exact opposite. You would of course assume that is the right thing to do. Nah, man, that's terrible! First, they were forced to lose. Now, they are forced to win. Either way, they are not truly free. They just imitate it. They are not granted the entire palette of character traits. Sadly, the same thing goes minorities. You can feel they are scared to work like artists do... they are walking on eggshells.

  • Ian
    Ian 9 tuntia sitten +1

    I don't even watch star Trek
    but this makes me sad
    and that ending to the video actually had me thinking about watching it
    that is astounding

  • David Reeder
    David Reeder 10 tuntia sitten +1

    I think Sisko is much more deserving of the title of 'Space Jesus' in Star Trek.

  • Anistrix
    Anistrix 11 tuntia sitten

    I tried real hard to like Picard but I can't anymore. I'm tired, this show is an actual waste and a ploy for money and all it does is make me want to watch real Star Trek instead of this dressed up and glittering pile of poop.

  • TheWitchfinderGenral
    TheWitchfinderGenral 11 tuntia sitten

    This was enjoyable nonsense, if you can pretend it's not supposed to be Star Trek. As Star Trek, it's utter drivel.

  • Todd Kurzbard
    Todd Kurzbard 12 tuntia sitten

    I fully support the idea of making Picard a gay robot.
    If LIEberals have the "courage" to be SO INCLUSIVE!!! and TOLERANT!!! of people\things with alternate lifestyles, let's see them stop p*ssyfooting around, by making some background character that way, so that they can yell, "LOOK AT US!!! WE"RE SO TOLERANT!!!!!!". Have some b*lls (?) and take it the whole way.
    I suggest they then rename the show, "STAR TREK: POOF".

  • George Baynard
    George Baynard 12 tuntia sitten

    The ending of this video filled me with more emotion than whatever the fuck New Star Trek does

  • Krimson Kakarot
    Krimson Kakarot 15 tuntia sitten +1

    Everyone in NuTrek are alcoholic sociopaths.

  • AlphaAurora
    AlphaAurora 17 tuntia sitten +3

    Apparantly this review killed investor interest in Star Trek Strange New Worlds. RLM, the madlad, has done it! He's made ST better by forcing CBS to face their poor financials!

  • Greg Bauer
    Greg Bauer 18 tuntia sitten +2

    Star Trek: Picard is such a mess of video game rip-offs that even the circle of Zhat Vash operatives looks just like the Circle of Sages from Final Fantasy 1.

  • Tony
    Tony 18 tuntia sitten +1

    did she just say star track ???? @around 58.00 ?????

  • Our Fantasy Life
    Our Fantasy Life 18 tuntia sitten +1

    Whoooooooooooooooooooooooo lives on a big starship sailing the stars?
    CAPTAIN RIIII OS

  • Tony
    Tony 19 tuntia sitten +3

    thanks for saving me the trouble of watching this shitshow.....st:p and std ARE NOT CANON thank goodness..........

  • Tuberworks Jones
    Tuberworks Jones 19 tuntia sitten

    Yes I totally agree it was just boring

  • MrEmpireBuilder
    MrEmpireBuilder 19 tuntia sitten +2

    So... they made Picard a new body but did not bother to build him a younger one. Brilliant. If I was Picard, I'd be like : "why didn't you make me into a 20 year old?!" and then kick them all in the balls till they die.

  • Paradox
    Paradox 21 tunti sitten

    All this because some aging, privileged celebrity didn't like the way a democratic vote went, so he had a tantrum like a child.

  • The Sci Fi and Fantasy cast
    The Sci Fi and Fantasy cast 22 tuntia sitten +3

    Midnight's Edge is crediting this video for shutting down strange new worlds,thank you!

  • user name
    user name 22 tuntia sitten +1

    I keep wondering looking at those phaser rifles Seven of Nine is holding. Did they blatantly rip off the Halo Assault Rifle or did they buy those props from the Halo movie that never came out?

    • Matt Ward
      Matt Ward 22 tuntia sitten

      +user name Wouldn't surprise me if they're frequently recycled assets. I assume some unused, fairly generic looking props for unfinished films end up being kept in storage to be used in various other projects that require said generic asset.

  • THE ANGRY MARINE
    THE ANGRY MARINE Päivä sitten +1

    Instead of those captains I prefer the wise words of a Special Space Wizard from a Grimdark universe:
    "Don't get me wrong, we're not expecting kisses and fucking hugs and shit, but instead why don't we address the grox in the room? We're all fucking human and/or superhuman for the most part. The problem is things like *THESE* still exist (points out aliens). Problems that we as a species have to deal with eventually. So let's use this day, each year to come together as a species and fuck the aliens. Let's celebrate what unites us all: *_Xenophobia_* "
    -Ahzek Ahriman

  • John Tousseau
    John Tousseau Päivä sitten +1

    It's basically Trek tradition to have a shit first two or three seasons. But even some of TNG season one, which were pretty bad, had some charm to them. And even major misfires like Code of Honor, you get what they were trying to do... even if it's completely awful. But Picard has no charm, no sense of wonder. Even in the darkest days of the Federation, the Dominion war, there was a sense of hope because they were fighting the good fight. In Picard, what the fuck is going on? It's just this dystopian shit hole civilization. Some of the darkest Trek episodes had something to say. Picard literally has nothing to say. It's just dark for the sake of being dark.

  • Oldman Oldways
    Oldman Oldways Päivä sitten

    Was that. Opera. By Agento?

  • john smith
    john smith Päivä sitten +2

    The fact that the Orville was so well received is evidence that old Star Trek is hardly dated.
    People don't want this depressive, gritty, dark shit. They didn't want it in Galactica and we certainly didn't want it in Trek.

  • Lugbzurg
    Lugbzurg Päivä sitten

    I'm not a long-time Star Trek fan. I just kinda got into watching the original series on Blu-Ray, and The Next Generation looks pretty awesome.
    I came here when I heard something about CBS executives or something to that effect catching wind of this review, and heads began to roll.

  • Gary Kirchherr
    Gary Kirchherr Päivä sitten

    "The robotic space octopus from the dimensional asshole." 😂😂

  • Pulstar
    Pulstar Päivä sitten

    Thank you RLM for these Picard reviews. Ages ago I thought that this could be even good.
    So sad Patrick, so sad. So it seems Star Trek has really gone over the edge now.

  • ARTS 1984
    ARTS 1984 Päivä sitten +3

    Star Trek: Hellraiser is what it looks like at the end!

  • Matt M
    Matt M Päivä sitten

    About Discovery. They had a Barzan security chief. Guess the writers were too lazy to realize that the Barzan are not part of the Federation. The species was featured in TNG but they were an outside species that was negotiating with the federation and others to sell off the rights to access a wormhole in their space. So lazy and insulting

  • Breadlock
    Breadlock Päivä sitten

    I hate people who hate Nu Trek because its "political", but I hate Nu Trek for not actually being political, and using tokenism as a defense against criticism. "Far Beyond the Stars" is one of the best episodes of Star Trek ever made, from the "darker" Star Trek series. DS9 certainly dealt with darker themes, but it did so in the way only Star Trek can, and it never lost sight of what Star Trek was: A Morality Play that stands on its writing and ideas. Picard and Discovery lose sight of that, and believe making everyone angsty, cynical, nihilistic, and swear a lot will make up for any deficiencies in its writing or bad story telling. It declares everything sucks without offering any hopeful message to its audience or a road map to a better tomorrow. Things seemed bleak in DS9, but through it we had characters who were actually dealing with the internal journey to make sense of things and what ideals should be fought for. Nu Trek is written to turn your brain off, watch the pointless action set pieces, and binge. Being Dark is not the problem of STD or STP, but being devoid of any light, or even just competent writing. I want Star Trek to have diversity, of race, of gender, of sexual orientation, and I want it to be as inclusive as possible because Star Trek is supposed to communicate Leftist values, but I don't want Star Trek to make me not think.
    If you're one of those people who are mad at Star Trek for supporting Black Lives Matter, or anything like that, fuck you, you have no place in the fandom. But the fandom does have an obligation to demand more of the series that it not be just another product to consume.

    • The Purple Meanie
      The Purple Meanie 14 tuntia sitten

      Good on you! Finally, someone is reasonable. I saw all these people who were happy with Seven of Nine and Raffi for example, but it’s clear they were shoved together without much buildup. If I were LGBT, I’d be pretty insulted for these guys doing the bare minimum. And then in Discovery they ruined Michael Burnham, whose character could have been unique, by making her Spock’s adopted sister, which comes off as a desperate plea to make audiences like her.

  • Peter Ford
    Peter Ford Päivä sitten

    This is the most hilarious, vicious, and on point take down of this 💩 show that was completely deserved.

  • Haakon Dahl
    Haakon Dahl Päivä sitten

    7:35 New Wrath of Khan Dates... what?

  • Alex Valin
    Alex Valin Päivä sitten +2

    1:22:30 those were a few seconds of getting your heart ripped out by your first crush :( :( :(

  • MelanicDisaster
    MelanicDisaster Päivä sitten

    "THIS is for Hugh!!!"
    Great, now every time I watch Fullmetal Alchemist this garbage will pop into my head for an interval of utter condemnation and disdain. Now I know how Roy Mustang feels.

  • Hamyslamy
    Hamyslamy Päivä sitten +2

    I grew up watching TNG with my mom and sometimes my dad. One of the best memories I have and now that they have passed I'm so glad I have that to hold onto.
    Haven't seen Picard. Only saw first season of Discovery. I really wanted to watch these with my son who is the same age I was when TNG premiered. Especially since he loves space and space related stuff. No way I can let him watch any of this garbage. I want to be angry about but it's just sad.

    • Samuel Nathan
      Samuel Nathan Päivä sitten +1

      Sad to read. The only thing we can do is not give CBS any money for throwing this trash at us. The Expanse is really good but it is no Star Trek.

  • sixstanger00
    sixstanger00 Päivä sitten

    33:23 Someone has undoubtedly fucked up the color in Generations. I've seen that movie a dozen times and the color in this scene never looked yellowish like that.

  • sixstanger00
    sixstanger00 Päivä sitten +1

    9:55 Why do the ships dropping out of warp look exactly like ships in Star Wars dropping out of hyperspace? The sound FX are even the same.

  • RootCorn
    RootCorn Päivä sitten +1

    The peanut butter effect was blowing my mind for some reason 37:47

  • Chance Cole
    Chance Cole Päivä sitten +1

    MAKE PICARD GAAAAAAY

  • Mat Varela
    Mat Varela Päivä sitten +2

    I never watched star wars as a kid, but I watched all of TNG recently. It was pretty magical

  • Benneducci
    Benneducci Päivä sitten

    Next time, Mr. Stewart... Wild Geese 3 instead.

  • Chris McEvoy
    Chris McEvoy Päivä sitten +2

    Those seeds of far left bolchevik revolutionaries that were planted into western Academia are finally blooming and creating a much worse world for everyone, Picard is just another victim of the destructive wave.

    • Stealthsuit07
      Stealthsuit07 10 tuntia sitten

      The demoralization has gone so far already, we are starting to hit the destablization phase.

  • DeputyCartman100
    DeputyCartman100 Päivä sitten +1

    I'd be more terrified if that snaggletoothed visage of Mr. Plinkett came out of the wormhole like in the video thumbnail than the robotic tentacles.

  • Kurt D.
    Kurt D. Päivä sitten +1

    CBS needs to watch the last 10 minutes of this.

  • Traksimuss
    Traksimuss Päivä sitten

    Morality lesson: as long as people pay for shit, somebody will produce that shit.

    • James Baines
      James Baines 23 tuntia sitten

      A sucker is born every minute

  • John nohobear
    John nohobear Päivä sitten +1

    Savage review - but truthful. It pains me to say this as a Star Trek fan for over 50 years, but I just want it to die until it goes back into the hands of people who understand true Trek.

  • Joshua Calkins
    Joshua Calkins Päivä sitten +1

    👏👏👏 🖖

  • jack jack
    jack jack Päivä sitten

    At this point b5 is more star trek. Then this new show on cbs

  • Dapper Krogan
    Dapper Krogan Päivä sitten

    At the very least we’ve proven that even in the sci-fi fantasy Star Trek, socialism doesn’t work

  • Dapper Krogan
    Dapper Krogan Päivä sitten

    It’s amazing how having a buxom blonde in a skin-tight catsuit is the least degrading thing that’s happened to 7

  • Dapper Krogan
    Dapper Krogan Päivä sitten

    See this is what happens when Admiral Janeway messes with time. 7 died on the way home the hero. Now she lived to become an angry homocidal maniac

  • Dapper Krogan
    Dapper Krogan Päivä sitten

    Why does 7 still have her implants if Hugh had his removed? Is it because the audience is too dumb recognize Jeri Ryan? I mean whoever that person is in the show, its not the former Borg drone trying to regain her humanity and wrestling with the idea she murdered people for the collective.

  • Tim Gooding
    Tim Gooding Päivä sitten +1

    This is BSG done very very very very badly.

  • Luc Devine
    Luc Devine Päivä sitten

    So this sums it up. Everything I thought about the show. The question is can the franchise be salvaged? Particularly if the rumour that the IP is up for sale is true?

  • LaBarata12
    LaBarata12 Päivä sitten

    Guys. Prioritize this over half in the bag & that other re-view shit. This is supposed to be definitive, the solid 'this is what's wrong' video. We don't want you leaving shit out because 'Oh I might repeat myself from an 8 hour podcast'. Remember, this is supposed to be the DEFINITIVE 'what's wrong' video, we don't want to miss shit because you're too focused on your podcast.

  • Sanjurō Yojimbō
    Sanjurō Yojimbō Päivä sitten +1

    How does Alex Kurtzman continue to keep working?

  • Retro Amateur
    Retro Amateur Päivä sitten

    Holy shit, this vid wrecked house!

  • THAC0twenty
    THAC0twenty Päivä sitten

    Hey leave ol JL alone man

  • ssjgokuhan
    ssjgokuhan Päivä sitten +1

    The canon finale to this video was more touching than heartfelt than anything these hacks have ever come up with. Makes me sad.

  • razoleg
    razoleg Päivä sitten

    Russian bots. Russian bots, everywhere.
    Take your pills, man.

  • Carl HIRST
    Carl HIRST Päivä sitten

    The Last Montages. I waited for your finishing touch on the Issue, as always.

  • Melorum
    Melorum Päivä sitten +1

    You can tell how terrible Picard and Discovery are because they make Enterprise look like a masterpiece of television by comparison

  • Jose Luis Castellanos
    Jose Luis Castellanos Päivä sitten +1

    This is Hilarious !!!

  • shack3666
    shack3666 Päivä sitten +1

    the ending of video esi awesome !

  • zapan101313
    zapan101313 Päivä sitten +2

    Man, that ending montage was beautiful. And then you ripped the rug right from under me. Well done.

  • Nick W
    Nick W Päivä sitten

    Legend has it some higher ups at Amazon saw this review and canned all in-development trek projects at bad reboot.

  • bobsjobisfob
    bobsjobisfob Päivä sitten

    i havent watched the show, how did data die twice?

  • - xARCHONx -
    - xARCHONx - Päivä sitten

    1:29:41 Star Trek vs Picard

  • M R
    M R 2 päivää sitten

    What’s with all the phaser to the head references in this show? Don’t they know how phasers work? If it’s not set to stun, a shot to the pinky toe is fatal.

  • Nicholas Opfer
    Nicholas Opfer 2 päivää sitten

    What season 2?

  • Geoffrey Richardson
    Geoffrey Richardson 2 päivää sitten

    Another Small narrow minded critic who can't see the story, shame shame shame

    • Jonathan Archer
      Jonathan Archer 2 päivää sitten +7

      Hahaha another small minded sheep that mindlessly accepts this crap.

  • People's Front of Canada
    People's Front of Canada 2 päivää sitten +2

    Picard is dead to me.These useless fucks ruined his character,Stewart included.The most disgusting ST to date and here I thought the black Vulcan chick using a ST phaser backwards was the most awful ST character in the most awful ST show ever. There were 86 innocent people murdered in ST:Picard and the show in no way resembles Roddenberry's wonderful vision of the future. These talentless hacks who interjected their modern day politics into my t.v. entertainment have to go.Captain Kirk will forever be the best Captain.

  • ccrazool
    ccrazool 2 päivää sitten +7

    [Amazon has left the chat]
    [Netflix has left the chat]

  • Tabula Rasa
    Tabula Rasa 2 päivää sitten +2

    10:18
    I knew when I saw the promo photos of the cast that something was off. They looked like they were straight from early 2000s low budget sci-fi.
    The female main character (forgot her name) comes off as she would be in an episode of Andromeda and other drama shows.

  • Gator
    Gator 2 päivää sitten +2

    Everyone on this show talks like babylon 5 characters

  • Jose Molina
    Jose Molina 2 päivää sitten

    Mike Stolkasa would have wrote an amazing series... this is just a shame. Patrick Stewart came back to do this but the show is such a let down. Wannabe anime set ups... poor homages... bad logic... even Data... this could have been special.

  • Vincent
    Vincent 2 päivää sitten +1

    was this the video that Doomcock said that Viacom shat their collective pants over? Or was it the one with Mike and Jay just talking?

    • Wolffe
      Wolffe 2 päivää sitten +1

      pretty sure it was this one

  • Turd Vinegar
    Turd Vinegar 2 päivää sitten +1

    STP is so bad that even Plinkett can't make it fun.

  • Mark Smith
    Mark Smith 2 päivää sitten

    Plinkett seems tired

  • c
    c 2 päivää sitten +5

    you know, it makes me really happy that the series has as an established character in canon that could literally say "nope", snap their fingers, and undo everything jarjar abrams/kurtzmantrek has done to the franchise.

  • Astray Adventurer
    Astray Adventurer 2 päivää sitten

    I love the montage at the end of this. Also look up Tribute to Garak video. Another great video showing the difference between Trek an this dren.

  • Dapper Krogan
    Dapper Krogan 2 päivää sitten +2

    Maybe it’s actually the mirror universe and that explains why everyone is terrible.

    • Greg Bauer
      Greg Bauer 17 tuntia sitten

      If only they had packaged new Star Trek as set in the Mirror Universe, they could've had all the violence, explosions and nihilism they wanted without upsetting any of the fans.

  • Symmetrie Bruch
    Symmetrie Bruch 2 päivää sitten +1

    does anyone know what the background music at 1:25:23 is ?

  • CaptDrunkinstien
    CaptDrunkinstien 2 päivää sitten +1

    In the first five minutes there are those awesome pitches for episodes of a show I'd really like. What are those storyboards? Was this just Mike? Was this (obviously slighly less absurd versions) ever on the table?

    • CaptDrunkinstien
      CaptDrunkinstien Päivä sitten +1

      @Sara Yanish
      That makes sense. Cool, thanks for the info. Hope you are staying sane in this uncertain time.
      I've been rewatching TNG and enjoying humanity much more a couple centuries down the road.

    • Sara Yanish
      Sara Yanish 2 päivää sitten +1

      pretty sure Mike's comic book industry friend freddie williams drew those just for this video. i remember some article where a showrunner described doing something scaled down sorta like mike's ideas, but i guess it was decided it wasn't planet-exploding enough.

  • Burn Bobquist
    Burn Bobquist 2 päivää sitten

    Great video as always, but i really have to say that you should have ended after the captains speeches. It would have been an even bigger middlefinger to show CBS what we really wanted and how positive the old shows were. God... i miss old Trek....

  • Robert Quin
    Robert Quin 2 päivää sitten +2

    Just finished watching. Bravo, Sir.

  • TheGhettochamp
    TheGhettochamp 2 päivää sitten

    I haven't watched Picard, so this was very boring.

  • Leucotea
    Leucotea 2 päivää sitten +2

    Who's the worst actress mentioned early in the review? ... It's for homework.

  • Raptyrn
    Raptyrn 2 päivää sitten +3

    Star Trek: Discard

  • Misanthropic Attack Helicopter
    Misanthropic Attack Helicopter 2 päivää sitten

    I thought that galactic treaty woman said "no one make sense anymore, galactic treaty" ah so thats why this program is dog shit.

  • Pilot Dawn
    Pilot Dawn 2 päivää sitten

    1:28_15 to the end is an Absolutely BRILLIANT summary of the TRUTH

  • Pilot Dawn
    Pilot Dawn 2 päivää sitten

    The truth hurts, and occasionally can be hilarious in ironic, mocking kind of way. This IS the TRUTH.

  • The Other Point Of View
    The Other Point Of View 2 päivää sitten +4

    Galactic treaty.

  • Eric Kinney
    Eric Kinney 2 päivää sitten +1

    Seeing Captain Archer being appreciated for his contribution brought back some major emotions. Thank you Mr. Plinkett! "Enterprise" was excellent!!!

  • Adam Gearhart
    Adam Gearhart 2 päivää sitten +3

    I never watched Star Trek Picard, but I’ve watched this 2 hour review over five times now and it’s still just as good as the first time.

  • dav whi
    dav whi 2 päivää sitten

    Patrick Stewart is a gangsta

  • lamebubblesflysohigh
    lamebubblesflysohigh 2 päivää sitten

    what a shit show :D fabulous