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Old September 6 2011, 08:56 AM   #81
ColeMercury
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Re: Re-booting TNG For TV?

Bry_Sinclair wrote: View Post
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In other words, Nog without the delinquency?
Or Jake (a far more likable character). Just a normal teenager who happens to live in space and then gets a taster of life onboard the Flagship and wants to be a part of it.
That's Nog. Jake never wanted to be a part of Starfleet. Nog was the one who looked up to the Starfleet officers and aspired to be like them.

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It is possible to keep Wesley a prodigy without making him save the ship all the time.
They don't seem able to manage it. We had to suffer him for three and a half seasons, then had to suffer Seven being rammed down our throats in Voyager for four seasons. One person always saving the day gets very tired, very quickly (IMHO), and is one that that always makes me switch off.
Doesn't mean it's impossible. Only means the writers were lazy.
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