December 3, 2013

The Picard Maneuver

More importantly the material used was changed to wool and the uniforms became two-piece. According to Blackman -

We moved on to wool gabardine. When you’re doing heroes, when you want the characters to look heroic, there are certain things that you must do to make them seem that way - Broader shoulder, narrow of hip, as vertical as possible, chest out, ready to go after evil. As well as being more comfortable for the actors, changing the uniform to a shirt and pants combo, rather than a jumpsuit, meant that Patrick Stewart’s shirt almost constantly rode up, thus creating the iconic Picard Maneuver. Starfleet Uniforms Part 3: 2350s - 2370s

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 3, 2013 11:45 AM
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Humorous. I always like it when a man is aware enough to straighten his tie, button or unbutton his
suit jacket etc.

Posted by: elr at December 3, 2013 1:15 PM

Ok, the shirt maneuver was ok but I think it would be much more useful to learn their technique for discreetly adjusting their ‘package’ in a crowded room when their boxers ride up and pinch… I mean, more discreetly than manual repositioning like a baseball player..

Posted by: Jake in Seattle at December 4, 2013 9:52 AM

What was better was the 'Trouble With Tribbles' episode. There was the port. There was the Federation cruiser. There was the Kilngon cruiser. Both crews had liberty in port. Both crews ended up in the bar.

And then the fun began...

That was actually the reality. In fact even more reality would be if two Federation (or Klingon) cruisers were in port and their crews met in a bar...

"Enterprise! Over here!"

"Republic! To me!"

Posted by: Mikey NTH at December 4, 2013 7:36 PM