Originally Posted by HRH The KING
Personally if I was writing TNG, Wesley would not have been a whizkid, but just a troubled kid with massive potential who needed a father figure. Ultimately after developing their relationship for a few seasons (and that between Beverely Crusher and Picard) I would reveal that Picard is in fact Wesley's father
Yeah, let's convert TNG into a crappy soap with clichée storylines. Wesley was a great character as the elite belongs on starships and nor ordinary people.