Herkimer Jitty wrote:
Not demonstrated as being a very good science officer, couldn't get along with her crew unless she was engaging in an inappropriate relationship with the crewmember in question. I'd have rather had Chekov if I had to choose. (yes I know Chekov wasn't born yet.)
-Puddle of Bubbling Inside-Out Flesh On The Transport Pad (TMP)
Really? What, exactly, did he do that demonstrated his competence? His entire onscreen resume is summed up in two words: "died messily".