10 Reasons Picard Was The Best Star Trek Captain

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He was in his prime

Ok, so you might think that Jean-Luc was a bit of a silver fox, but according to the Star Trek Next Generation Writers Guide created for the writers of the show, Federation officers in their fifties are in the prime of their life. They can retain full fitness and awareness all the way through their seventies, which makes sense given the technological and medical advances that we might see in a few hundred years’ time.

Apparently, 24th century females have a bit of a thing for what we might see as the older gentleman because they have the ‘double attractiveness’ of being physically sound and ‘having a greater awareness of the rich variety of human relationships.’ I think that might mean he had a bit of experience on the ‘lady front.’

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