19 Reasons Why Captain Picard Was Your TV Dad
Set phasers to "LOVE ME."
As a kid, there may have been times when you were a little aimless or confused.
Maybe even a little lonely.
Jean-Luc Picard, Federation Starfleet Captain of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D!
Captain, diplomat, archaeologist, role model, and your primetime television father.
You made an instant connection with him.
He was diligent and hard-working.
And stern, always well-composed.
A cultured man, raised on a vineyard in France.
With way more life experience than any adult in the REAL world.
The kind of space-dad you could really brag to your friends about.
He could be a little grumpy and intimidating at times.
But he also had a sense of humor.
He led an exciting life, exploring the universe and generally being magnificent.
But also had a reserved, introspective side that just made you more curious about him.
The more you craved his love, the more he withheld it!
He taught you a code of ethics that would carry you across galaxies.
He was there for you when you thought the universe was against you.
He inspired you to be a better human.
He taught you to appreciate music...
...And life in all different forms.
But most of all, he taught you that you weren't alone.
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