Oh, season 1 always gets a bad wrap.
I dunno, sometimes it feels like it's the easiest season of TNG to rip on while ignoring plenty of equally good 'bad' candidates over the final two years of the show.
'If the Apocalypse starts, beep me!' - Buffy Summers
'The sky's the limit.....' Jean-Luc Picard, 'All Good Things'
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