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Why didnt Picard and Crusher get together?

Last Updated: 14th March, 2020

The reason Picard and Crusher became such anunsatisfactory coupling wasn't because the writers didn'tlike them together. It was much worse. The writersdid like them, which is why they had so much tension.However, they were more married to the concept of Picard asa bachelor than someone in a relationship.

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Considering this, why did Dr Crusher leave in Season 2?

The added stress of the writer's strike didn't help. Theworking relationship became unmanageable and she was fired.One of the better things that happened to the show in the secondseason was the introduction of Dr. Pulaski to replaceDr. Crusher. She was a better actress and hercharacter was better written.

Likewise, why did Beverly Crusher leave for a season? After Season 1, TPTB felt that the BeverlyCrusher character wasn't working out, so they replaced her withDiana Muldaur's Kate Pulaski. However, the Pulaski character didn'twork out either, plus fans wanted Crusher back, so Gatescame back.

Correspondingly, did Picard and Crusher married?

In the series finale "All Good Things", it is revealedthat in an alternate future, Dr. Crusher and CaptainPicard had been married and then divorced— still evidently having feelings for each other after somany years. Little information is given about the circumstances oftheir marriage or separation.

Why did TNG kill off Tasha Yar?

In 1987, Crosby was cast in the role of Tasha Yarfor the much-publicized return of Star Trek to television in thesyndicated series Star Trek: The Next Generation. Ultimately,Crosby decided to leave the show. Her character was killedby the alien creature Armus during the episode "Skin ofEvil".

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