A Federation Doctor who served aboard the USS Enterprise D under the command of Captain Picard in 2364. Her son Wesley is a child prodigy and Picard is a close friend dating back many years. Loves to dance.
The Chief Medical Officer of the Enterprise arguably has to be the best "seat-of-the-pants" medical person in the Federation. No person is more likely to encounter and have to treat alien life forms or have to treat humans for bizarre and unexpected ailments. Yet Beverly is routinely placed in situations where she is at least initially clueless and instead of giving a preliminary report with some intelligent words included, she says, "I don't know" a lot. … more
The more I thought about Doctor Crusher, the more I realized how few episodes the good Dancing Doctor had. Everyone talks about Troi not getting much screen time or as much character development but when Troi had an episode where she was the center of attention, then the episode would usually at least be good. I can think of four episodes out of the 178 where Crusher is the central character, those being "Higher Ground", "Remember Me", "Suspicions" … more