In the season four The Next Generation episode "Qpid," Q makes an appearance on the Enterprise-D for the first time since having his powers taken away and then restored in the season three episode "Déjà Q." Picard's love interest from "Captain's Holiday," Vash, is also on the ship and Q decides to transport Picard, the crew, and Vash into a Robin Hood adventure.
In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Richard Marquez, and Justin Oser celebrate Earl Grey's two hundredth episode by discussing the two hundredth Star Trek production, "Qpid." They talk about Q's role, Picard's relationship with Vash, and their favorite moments in the episode.
200th Episode Concept (00:05:33)
A Q Story (00:07:16)
Initial Thoughts (00:08:36)
Q's Privacy Issues (00:25:25)
Q's Role (00:27:52)
Favorite Moments (00:34:51)
Vash's Interactions (00:41:30)
Final Thoughts (00:45:37)
Richard Marquez, Justin Oser, Amy Nelson
Justin Oser (Editor and Producer) Amy Nelson (Producer) Richard Marquez (Producer) Tony Robinson (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Michael E Hueter (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)
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