Warning: SPOILERS for Star Trek: Picard Season 3, Episode 7 – “Dominion”Star Trek: Picard season 3 introduced again Tuvok (Tim Russ) for a shock cameo look, however how outdated is Tuvok in 2401? Tuvok was the beloved Vulcan tactical and safety officer on Star Trek: Voyager, however barring a short non-speaking cameo in Star Trek: Decrease Decks, Star Trek: Picard season 3 is the primary time audiences have seen Tuvok again within the franchise because the early 2000s. Tuvok’s cameo in Picard season 3 provides yet one more well-known Star Trek title to the season’s lengthy checklist of standard character returns, approaching the heels of Ro Laren (Michelle Forbes) showing in episode 5.
Tuvok’s return got here on the very starting of Star Trek: Picard season 3, episode 7, “Dominion”, in a scene that sadly revealed that the Vulcan had been captured and was now being impersonated by a Changeling. The scene left quite a lot of unanswered questions on the true Tuvok’s eventual destiny, though it fortunately confirmed that the Vulcan remains to be alive in the interim, regardless of dealing with captivity and torture by the hands of the Changelings. Whereas not all of those questions cannot be answered but, extra fundamental questions reminiscent of Tuvok’s present age could be.
How Outdated Tuvok Is In Star Trek: Picard Season 3
Based mostly on proof from earlier collection’, Tuvok is 137 years outdated in Star Trek: Picard season 3. Whereas some episodes of Star Trek: Voyager referred to as Tuvok’s age into query, season 3, episode 2, “Flashback” featured a scene the place Tuvok definitively acknowledged his age on-screen. Throughout “Flashback” Tuvok advised Captain Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) that he was 29 years outdated on the time of his service onboard the USS Excelsior through the occasions of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Nation. The movie was set in 2293, which places Tuvok’s start yr as 2264. With Tuvok’s start yr decided, it turns into straightforward to calculate his age at any level within the Star Trek timeline, together with in Star Trek: Picard.
Tuvok’s service onboard the Excelsior lasted till 2296, however the Vulcan resigned his fee after leaving the Excelsior, disillusioned with Starfleet attributable to his interactions with people. After marrying and having kids, nevertheless, Tuvok returned to Starfleet in 2349, on the age of 85. By 2371, he was serving underneath Captain Janeway onboard the USS Voyager and was a part of Voyager’s crew through the ship’s seven-year journey by way of the Delta Quadrant. Firstly of Voyager’s journey, Tuvok was 107, and by the top, he was 114. After Voyager returned to the Alpha Quadrant, Tuvok’s subsequent look within the Star Trek franchise was as a part of the investigative staff wanting into the bombing of Pakled Planet, initially pinned on Captain Carol Freeman (Dawnn Lewis). The investigation befell in 2381, making Tuvok 117 on the time.
Will Star Trek: Picard Season 3 Kill Tuvok?
Though the Changeling impersonating Tuvok in Star Trek: Picard did make it clear that the true Tuvok remains to be alive, there is no such thing as a assure that he’ll keep that manner. Changeling Tuvok sinisterly advised Seven of 9 (Jeri Ryan) that when he and his coconspirators had been carried out with their plans for the Federation, dying could be a welcome different. This assertion actually would not bode properly for Tuvok’s probabilities of making it out alive, however these probabilities have been considerably improved by Tim Russ’ reveal on Twitter that he could be showing as Tuvok in one other upcoming episode of Picard season 3. Hopefully, the subsequent time audiences see Tuvok on-screen, he’ll be alive and properly, however for the time being it’s totally potential that Star Trek: Picard could be Tuvok’s last look within the franchise.
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