And When They Reboot The Next Generation, This Will Be the Blueprint

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Everyone is trying to think of a good Guinan.
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There's no such thing.
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Could Worf actually win a fight in this version?
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But if we had no Troi, who would -- every goddamn episode -- say "I'm sensing...fear..."?

Chief O'Brien was the strangest character, so pointlessly just "there" and annoying because the show constantly made it seem like he wasn't supposed to be so anonymous.
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SPECIAL GUEST STAR
DANNY McBRIDE
AS "Q"
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C&B: Next Gen episodes are improved approximately 200% by pretending Troi has no telepathic powers and the crew is just humoring her.
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Please don't reboot this...Can't we have a "phase 3," 90 years after TNG, where we can see what happened? The Romulan Empire is in chaos, there's more galaxy to be explored, an endless amount of things to be done...do we really need to just keep pissing all over everything I grew up with until I'm a huddled crying mass with no past with which I can identity with?
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All the actors are still alive and healthy! Why not just make a new movie or series. There could still be major changes made, owing to the time since we last visited the crew. WHY REBOOT? Patrick Stewart's the oldest and he's got 20 years left!

Also, I actually think your line-up is even worse.
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I HAVE NEVER SEEN ERIK BE MORE WRONG ABOUT MORE THINGS. IT'S LIKE HE'S PASSED THROUGH SOME SORT OF WRONGESS SINGULARITY.
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I'm having a really hard time with cutting Troi. The correct response is to write a real character for her, give her some bridge responsibility so she matters day to day and not just in the "Troi" episodes and stop treating her like a damned painting.

Also, I think the Klingons are almost always roles for African-Americans. But most of this works. I'd need to see video of Eccleston being Picard before I could be sure.
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@Nat a nat: Disagree! Even theoretically, Troi only works in the bland, Roddenberry-approved, everybody-gets-along-in-the-future early seasons of TNG. I say cut her entirely and give her screen time to Ro: Have someone interesting doing interesting things, rather than trying to make a fundamentally uninteresting character a little more interesting.

Also, bonus: No Lwaxana. She is the worst character in the history of characters.
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@Wazz, @Goon - the reboot is a hypothetical. There are no plans to restart The Next Generation, probably because Paramount is in no hurry to run Star Trek back into the same barren dirt they just recently dug it out of back in 2009.

That said - making another Next Gen movie now with the original cast would be pretty damned ridiculous. It'd be hard to explain how the ageless robot has gained 20 years of neck skin, for one.

@Nat - The idea that Klingons are roles for African-Americans was a Next Generation conceit. It didn't really exist before then.
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@Erik I really do feel like Troi could be made interesting. One of the best things they ever did to the character was lock her on the bridge with a bunch of non-coms and suddenly make her in charge. It was fun to watch. I could probably be down with just expanding Ro's part instead though I don't agree that councilors in Starfleet are specifically something that the Roddenberry-approved version of Trek has to have al to itself.
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@GRAHAM. The only thing Eric said prior to your comment was "SPECIAL GUEST STAR DANNY McBRIDE AS 'Q'"
So WTF are you talking about? This post was written by Bobby. Are you drinking again?
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Dear Bobby Roberts: You suck at being a nerd. The Dr. Who companion list was bad but this is horrible. THERE IS NOTHING GOOD ABOUT DR. PULASKI. Plus Data's the best character. And who's ignoring Worf?

I agree though about Troi. Put her out the airlock.
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You're really, really bad at this.