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Actor Patrick Stewart will be reprising his role of Jean Luc Picard, the captain of the starship USS Enterprise-D, in his own series.

The title of Star Trek: Picard, was announced in October 2018 and fans have been chomping at the bit for more details ever since.


But finally, Trekkies or Trekkers, depending on when you joined the fandom, are getting a sneak peek of the highly anticipated series, courtesy of "leaked" set photos.

David Nevins, orginally from Showtime, represented CBS as its chief creative officer for Wednesday's upfronts—the gathering in which television networks woo advertisers to buy commercial airtime "up front" or before the start of a TV season.

During his presentation, he teased the audience with a clip of Stewart as Picard from the set of his new series.

If you want to brush up on all things Picard, Star Trek: The Next Generation complete series is available here.

A photo from that moment made the rounds on Twitter and got fans theorizing on what might be happening in the scene.

The tweeted photo did not leave much to go on, but people shared their thoughts on Stewart's costume and the curious yellow shoulder next to him.




Pittsburgh Post-Gazette TV critic Rob Owen shared his observation.

The single photo sparked many thoughts and comments on the thread, and more speculation is expected.


An additional photo piqued fans' interest on the internet. This time, the stealth shot was captured by attendees at a business conference in Anaheim, CA.

In the top left quadrant of the group of photos from the tweet below, Stewart can be seen in his character's uniform from the set of Star Trek: Picard.

Could you make out what might be happening?

While it is difficult to point out any significant details for Star Trek fans, Newsweek noted that eagle-eyed fans on a Star Trek subreddit pointed out that the missing rank pips at the collars of some of the costumes indicate that the people in the scene are cadets as opposed to Starfleet veterans.

Fans assumed the series will focus on Picard inspiring a new team of leaders as an instructor at Starfleet Academy.

CBS is skimping on plot points, but fans could enjoy this lovely new graphic and logo.


Stewart finished his TV journey as Picard when Star Trek: The Next Generation wrapped up with the final airing on May 23, 1994.

However, he did make appearances in the feature films, Star Trek Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)—which marked his last turn as the character.

Little did fans know it they would not see the last of Picard.

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Stewart is also serving as an executive producer along with Alex Kurtzman, the creator of Star Trek: Discovery. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon will serve as executive producer and writer for the new series.

The show's premise remains unknown, but CNET did confirm Picard will take place in 2399, two decades after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis.

Star Trek: Picard will be available to stream on CBS All Access at the end of the year.

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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