The time has arrived for my FINAL predictions post for this show. LET US LAMENT THIS TOGETHER.
First things first: let’s go over my predictions for season 6:
- We will find out why Guinan told Picard to go with the away team. More or less, yes?
- Data won’t actually die in 1893, but we’ll get an explanation for his severed head. Huzzah! An easy one, yes, but still!
- There will be at least one two-parter in season six, and if it’s the finale, that counts, too. BECAUSE I SAID SO. OH MY GOD, WE GOT TWO OF THEM.
- We will not see Lwaxana Troi this season. We did not, but Deep Space Nine!
- But we will see Q once. We did! And it was awesome.
- We will also see the Cardassians again. And not in a context I expected!
- We will see Wesley Crusher once near the end of the season and it’ll be in an episode where he finally graduates from the Academy. I’m actually surprised this didn’t happen.
- We’ll see Sela again. SADFACE. I miss Denise Crosby!
- We’ll get a Holodeck episode. WHEN DON’T WE.
- We’ll see Ro Laren four times. I miss her as well, but I feel like Kira has provided me with a characterization close enough to her that I don’t feel bad.
- There will be an episode about the Romulan threat. Just one! Hmmm. Technically, “The Chase,” right?
- I think I will like season six more than season 5. This is a tough one. I REALLY, REALLY loved season 5, and the quality of season 6 varied too much.
- Riker will have sex with another species at least once. I mean, this is a given, no? Oh my god, DID HE? I didn’t keep track of this one.
- We’ll see Alexander twice. Nope!
- There will be an episode that sets up Deep Space Nine at some point! I mean… technically? Sort of??? Nothing super direct, though.
Okay, well, that wasn’t a shit show. CONGRATS TO MYSELF. And now, onwards to my final predictions post for this lovely show.
Predictions for Season 7
- Data will turn on Lore by the end of “Descent, Part I.”
- Lore will die or be destroyed.
- Data will not gain human emotions by the finale.
- PLEASE LET PICARD AND DR. CRUSHER GO ON AT LEAST ONE DATE THIS SEASON. It’s the end! They have to!
- I think we’ll see the following characters once in this final season: Q.
- Lwaxana Troi.
- Wesley Crusher.
- (And Wesley will have graduated from the Academy!)
- One character from Deep Space Nine.
- Data as Sherlock Holmes.
- Worf’s parents
- By the season finale, the following things will happen: Picard will retire.
- Riker will get command of the Enterprise.
- Worf will leave the Enterprise.
- So will Dr. Crusher.
- Deanna Troi will get a promotion.
- I WILL BE A MESS WHEN THIS SHOW ENDS.
I can’t believe I’ve made it this far.
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