Troi is laughably ridiculous in Farpoint. What did she say at the end? “Good tidings and joy for all!” or something like that. SAD!
‘Great joy and gratitude…’ eurgh!
I did think ‘The Boy’ Wesley was going to end being Picard’s son in the first few seasons - Picard and Beverley always seemed have that awkward thing going on, and it seemed the obvious place for the writers to go with Picard really not liking children…
I didn’t think that was going to happen. It would’ve made Picard and Crusher seem like pretty big piles of shit to have an affair and let the child and man think that Beverly’s husband was his father.
You’re right - though it could have made for some interesting stories/arcs - especially given just how moral and ‘stiff’ Picard was in the early seasons.