April 26, 2022

Picard Review: “Mercy” (2.08)

Picard Review: “Mercy” (2.08)

Positively Trek 192: Picard Review: “Mercy” (2.08)

Plus: Hallmark Trek Ornaments, TOS Novel Cover, and More


Picard’s adventures in the 21st century continue in “Mercy,” the 8th episode of Star Trek: Picard season two. Dan and Bruce discuss the episode in this week’s Positively Trek, along with the week’s Star Trek news, including a cover for the upcoming TOS novel Harm’s Way by David Mack, a new pre-order for an EXO-6 action figure, new Hallmark Trek ornaments, and the Star Trek: Ferengi alien spotlight comic from IDW!


Pre-order Star Trek: The Original Series: Harm’s Way by David Mack:

Paperback: https://amzn.to/3xSFI33

Kindle: https://amzn.to/3vdKPJw



Paperback: https://amzn.to/3EUPFP6

Kindle: https://amzn.to/3vg1c8r



Paperback: https://amzn.to/36L8lnA

Kindle: https://amzn.to/3MsvEBZ


EXO-6 Visits DEEP SPACE NINE with Captain Benjamin Sisko — and Unveils Additional Prototypes of Future STAR TREK Figures - https://blog.trekcore.com/2022/04/exo6-star-trek-deep-space-nine-captain-sisko-figure-prototypes-revealed/


Hallmark Brings STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS Home for the Holidays with Captain Pike’s USS Enterprise Ornament - https://blog.trekcore.com/2022/04/hallmark-star-trek-strange-new-worlds-enterprise-ornament/


See Quark Head Off For Adventure In Preview Of ‘Star Trek: Ferengi’ - https://trekmovie.com/2022/04/19/see-quark-head-off-for-adventure-in-preview-of-star-trek-ferengi/


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Sunshine (version 2) by Kevin MacLeod

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Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod

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Opening (00:00:00)

TOS: Harm’s Way by David Mack Cover (00:01:17)

EXO-6 Introduces Benjamin Sisko (00:04:59)

Pike’s Enterprise from Hallmark (00:10:14)

Star Trek: Ferengi from IDW (00:16:52)

Patreon Shout Out (00:20:03)

Picard Review: “Mercy” (00:20:48)

Final Thoughts (00:57:16)

Closing (01:02:34)



Dan Gunther

Bruce Gibson



Dan Gunther (Editor and Producer)

Bruce Gibson (Producer)

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