Re: “In Conversation” or “Berman and Braga vs the world.”
I believe that Berman and Braga wanted to make a more interesting show than we got the first two seasons.
But that doesn't excuse the quality of the writing. For years Brannon Braga wrote excellent scripts in the even more restrictive Roddenberry Box, why couldn't he write equally good scripts for Enterprise with equal restrictions? Why did it take a new executive producer to get some decent scripts, when Braga was responsible for some of the best TNG scripts?
Braga... I dunno, he always seemed best when teamed up with a good writer. He'd make a good script even better. Likewise if teamed up with a bad writer... well just look at season 1 of Enterprise. A crappy script turned even crappier.
"I was never a Star Trek fan." J.J. Abrams