Re: characters getting stick for not being "perfect"?
R. Star wrote:
They could've had Riker and Jellico butt heads over Picard without Riker suddenly turning insubordinate and unprofessional.
Hear, hear! That would have been a much better cause for contention between Riker and Jellico. Riker could have been concerned that Jellico seemed a little too eager to sacrifice Picard, rather than just scared that Jellico was going to screw up their happy-happy cruise ship working environment.
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