Earlier this month, Wizard World New Orleans helped to celebrate Star Trek: The Next Generation
's 25th anniversary by giving attendees a ton of TNG
related activities. Not only was there a paid event where all of the attending TNG
actors would get together, but there was also a Skype call with Patrick Stewart, though that event was changed slightly because of scheduling issues. From what I understand, they got to watch Stewart work over Skype instead of having a remote-panel. Regardless, there was a lot at the show for Star Trek
fans, the least of which was three panels featuring TNG
veterans. The first was bright and early Saturday morning and featured Jonathan Frakes (Riker), Gates McFadden (Dr. Beverly Crusher) and Michael Dorn (Worf).
After the introductions and the audience and speakers had some time to settle down, not to mention Frakes criticizing the shape of the room (it was wider than deep, something that bothered him throughout the Q&A), the first questioner took the mic. Funnily enough, he didn't have a question, instead he gave the speakers a gift. He gave them each a Cajun in Your Pocket, a keychain with six different Cajun sayings. While this fan didn't have a question, the actors had a good time answering other people's questions with the voice box.