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Region A cover

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Blu-ray Disc release
Series: Star Trek: Picard
Season: One
No. of episodes: 10 + 1
No. of discs: 3
Run time: 489
Region A release date: 6 October 2020
23 November 2022 (Japan)
Region B release date: 13 January 2021 (Australasia)
14 January 2021 (Germany)
20 January 2021 (France SteelBook®)
25 January 2021 (UK)
8 February 2021 (Scandinavia)
15 July 2021 (Italy)
Rating(s): BBFC - 15 FSK - Freigegeben ab 16 Jahren MCCYP - 15 OFLC (Australia) - Mature Accompanied OFLC (New Zealand) - Mature
Language: English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1)
Subtitles: English SDH, German, Finnish, French, Italians, Japanese, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
Dubbed: Japanese, Italians, Spanish, French, German (all DD 5.1 Surround)
Reference: ASIN B08976YW3T
ASIN B08DC5Y9S2 (SteelBook®)
ASIN B0BF98NDTF (Region A, Japan)
ASIN B08N9GXNHF (region B, Germany)
ASIN B08L44J5V8 (SteelBook® region B, France)
ASIN B08MWB5G4L (region B, UK)
ASIN B08MW74JDX (SteelBook® region B, UK)
ASIN B08N37GKT9 (region B, Australia)
ASIN B0958BS4RD (region B, Italy)
Year: 2020
PIC Season 1 Blu-ray Region B cover

Region B cover

Region B cover

Star Trek: Picard - Season One is a three-disc Blu-ray release featuring the complete first season of Star Trek: Picard. The release came packaged in a Viva Elite case within a slipcover. A limited SteelBook® was concurrently released with the the standard release in both regions A and B.

While in some cases still being marketed as region-restricted, the releases are in actuality region-free as this has increasingly become commonplace for the Blu-ray format – also explaining the unified inclusion of subtitles and dubbed language audio tracks for all regions.

Disc contents[]

Episodes (with Play All option - 130:33)
Special Features
  • Behind-the-Scenes Episodic Featurettes:
    • Story Log: "Remembrance"
    • Story Log: "Maps and Legends"
    • Story Log: "The End is the Beginning"
  • Commentary: Episode 101, "Remembrance" (Exclusive) – Executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Akiva Goldsman, and Michael Chabon, supervising producer Kirsten Beyer, and director Hanelle M. Culpepper provide commentary about episode one of Star Trek: Picard.
  • Deleted Scene for "Remembrance" (Exclusive)
  • Star Trek: Short Treks: "Children of Mars" – Twelve-year-old classmates Kima and Lil find themselves at odds with each other on a day that will change their lives forever.
  • Commentary: Star Trek: Short Treks: "Children of Mars" (Exclusive) – Executive producer and co-writer Alex Kurtzman, and co-writers Jenny Lumet and Kirsten Beyer, discuss the featured Short Treks episode.
  • Make It So – The co-creators and Patrick Stewart discuss bringing the iconic character back to the screen, including what was compelling enough to warrant it and the obstacles they had to overcome to make it so.
Episodes (with Play All option - 201:30)
Special Features
  • Behind-the-Scenes Episodic Featurettes:
    • Story Log: "Absolute Candor"
    • Story Log: "Stardust City Rag"
    • Story Log: "The Impossible Box"
    • Story Log: "Nepenthe"
Episodes (with Play All option - 156:56)
Special Features
  • Behind-the-Scenes Episodic Featurettes:
    • Story Log: "Broken Pieces"
    • Story Log: "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1"
    • Story Log: "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2"
  • The Motley Crew (Exclusive) – Working outside of Starfleet, Picard gathers his crew from across the galaxy. This special feature takes a look at the actors and characters that will travel aboard La Sirena.
  • Aliens Alive: the xBs – A look inside the creative process behind the xBs of Star Trek: Picard, alongside Lead Creature Designer Neville Page, Vincent Van Dyke, and his prosthetics studio team, as well as Make-Up and Prosthetics Department Head James MacKinnon about the process from start to stage.
  • Picard Props (Exclusive) – Property Master Jeffrey Lombardi takes fans on a tour of the many props created for Season One of Star Trek: Picard.
  • Set Me Up – Production Designer Todd Cherniawsky serves as the tour guide for the main stages of Star Trek: Picard, including La Sirena, Picard's study, and the Borg Cube. Cherniawsky, Supervising Art Director Iain McFadyen, and Set Decorator Lisa Alkofer also discuss the various designs for the show.
  • Deleted Scenes (Exclusive)
  • Gag Reel (Exclusive)

Background information[]

  • The four-month release delay for Region B is a break in the near simultaneous all regions release tradition, which became commonplace when introduced a little while into the Blu-ray era, and harkens back to the home video release practices of the pre-Blu-ray era. The partial return to the practice is almost certainly conceived as a compromise between the industry and Amazon Prime, the first-time streamer of the series for the rest of the world outside North America, and who has commercial incentives for delaying a home video format as long as possible (see main article).
  • Excerpts from all special features were already featured as bonus featurettes in The Ready Room second season episodes dealing with Picard's first season. However, almost none of these were actually included as such on the home video formats as eventually released, with the exception of the La Sirena set tour (part of the "Set Me Up" featurette on disc three) which was previously showcased in the TRR: "Away Mission Special" of the aftershow. Particularly noteworthy was the complete absence on the home video releases of the visual effects subject matter, actually presented as a special featurette in the fourth episode of the aftershow. This particular policy remained adhered to for all subsequent Kurtzman-era Star Trek home video format releases that have followed suit. [1]
  • This particular release is one of the few individual Star Trek releases followed by the professional industry site The Numbers and for which domestic (US and Canada) home video format sales are known; The Numbers has reported that two years into its release, October 2022, domestic sales had been realized of US$10.2 million for both this and its DVD counterpart releases, which at an average DVD/Blu-ray retail price of US$40 translates into 255,000 units sold. [2] While these seemingly disappointing sales for an eagerly awaited Star Trek show could be explained by the sharply divided fan reception Kurtzman-era Star Trek had engendered, there were by this time also generic societal trend issues in play, which had nothing to do with Star Trek, additionally explaining the diminishing sales of physical home video formats. (see: main article) Still, of all the Kurtzman-era Star Trek productions, this was the one that by the end of 2022 had performed best in the home video format department.

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