Tag: Parenthood

On Beverly, Jack and Being a Boy Mom

Beverly and Jack embrace on the bridge of the Enterprise D

With his debut, swinging a phaser to protect his mother in the last minutes of Star Trek: Picard’s third season premiere, I loved Jack Crusher on sight. Just as I loved Beverly when I met her swinging a phaser to…

Sisko and Worf: Single Fathers of Starfleet

Sisko hugs Jake

Families and children did not make a regular appearance in Star Trek until TNG premiered in 1987 with the introduction of Dr. Crusher and her son, Wesley, in the first season. Despite current conversations focusing on the nuclear family, we…