T.D. Possum wrote:
No disrespect to Beverly Crusher and Deanna Troi, but it seems to me that Voyager should have been the top Trek pick...
The 80s were a long time ago. Not long before TNG, TV was full of macho shows like The A-Team and Miami Vice. Plus, Sigourney Weaver in Aliens was perhaps the big breakthrough and even with that, attitudes about women in sci-fi weren't going to change overnight.