Spoilers Did Akiva Goldsman let something slip about a TNG regular in S2?

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  1. Sisko_is_my_captain

    Sisko_is_my_captain Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I was just reading an Akiva Goldsman interview on Dark Horizons and he name dropped a few TNG regulars' names. I'll leave the quote in spoiler tags just in case.

    "Q's kind of a great lightning rod for that because in some ways he’s one of Picard’s deepest – not deep in the same way that Riker is or Beverly Crusher was – but in its own uniquely, profoundly deep relationship." (Emphasis mine)

    Did Goldsman slip up and let us know Bev is dead?
     
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  2. Dukhat

    Dukhat Vice Admiral Admiral

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    He might have just said ‘is’ when referring to Riker because Riker was actually in the show, as opposed to Crusher, who wasn’t. He could have easily said ‘was’ when referring to Geordi or Worf as well.
     
  3. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I'm expecting that since he got
    Moritz instead of her to check his health
     
  4. F. King Daniel

    F. King Daniel Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Perhaps they meant he was out of his life, as in "All Good Things" where they were divorced.
     
  5. KennyB

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    I think you are reading into the quote things that are not there........was/is.....or maybe he used paste tense to throw you OFF the scent. We will know when we know.
     
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  6. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    Or she's just not available on Earth, because Star Trek.

     
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  7. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    If she's on her own ship, that would be great!
     
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  8. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    IIRC, that was necessitated by real world considerations, specifically Gates McFadden had surgery scheduled for when that episode was being filmed.
     
  9. Crusher Disciple

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    Probably somewhere with a lantern, having the time of her life. #teamRonin
     
  10. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

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    He wouldn't be as much of a "mother hen".
     
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  11. dupersuper

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    Yeah, he probably figured she'd say no.
     
  12. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

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    Exactly!
     
  13. Danja

    Danja Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    The producers have said that Picard is not just going to be a parade of cameos.

    The people who appear on Picard have to serve a function in the story.
     
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  14. timtonruben359

    timtonruben359 Commander Red Shirt

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    I don't think
    Dr. Crusher is dead, but I was disappointed she wasn't even referenced during the first season. My hunch has always been that if Beverly does appear, it won't be until the final season because I'm assuming they'd want to address the relationship between them.

    Gates McFadden, like LeVar Burton, has hinted that producers of Picard have at least spoken to her about possibly appearing at some point.
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