Data's android parts in Star Trek: Picard were the result of a real-life global treasure hunt
From the very first full-length trailer for Star Trek: Picard to the Season 1 finale, Trekkies everywhere have been asking questions about Data. What happened to his memories? What about B-4? Are we ever going to see Lore again? What’s up with Data’s new human brother? For the most part, the Season 1 finale, "Et in Arcadia Ego Parts 1 and 2,” answered all these questions. But one real-life mystery nearly eluded us all. Which dismembered android was really in that drawer in Episode 1 of Picard? And were those Data parts the “original” Data parts, or were they manufactured brand-new?