“Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2” rushes to its finale and cheats its way to emotional catharsis.
Synths, secret sons and doomsday prophecies arise in a messy penultimate episode establishing galaxy-ending stakes.
An interstitial episode finally bridges Picard and Soji’s stories, thanks to the welcome return of some old friends.
A sea of good ideas gets drowned in cliche as Picard and Soji face the truth.
The show finally finds its groove with a detour, an abandoned boy, and a lost cause.