Star Trek, Big Bang Theory’s Wheaton Beams Into Motor City Comic Con

Courtesy of Motor City Comic Con

Some television characters are not treated very well by fans, critics or, at times, even the scripts written for their own show.

Such was the case with young Ensign Wesley Crusher of “Star Trek: The Next Generation”.

But the actor who portrayed Crusher, Wil Wheaton, rose far above the catcalls.

Courtesy of Motor City Comic Con

Wheaton has become, among other things, an author, an internet game host and a recurring guest star playing a fictional version of himself on the popular CBS situation comedy, “The Big Bang Theory.”

Now Wheaton is coming to Metro Detroit for this weekend’s Motor City Comic Con.

He tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter it feels a bit like he is coming home.

 

Click the audio link above to hear the complete interview

 

Here’s Wil Wheaton as Wesley Crusher in “Star Trek: The Next Generation”

 

And here’s Wheaton as Sheldon Cooper’s nemesis in “The Big Bang Theory”

Image credit: Courtesy of Motor City Comic Con

About the Author

Quinn Klinefelter

Senior News Editor

I grab news in the morning, check the papers and the wires, call sources and take a big gulp of coffee. That’s how I start the day.

qklinefelter@wdet.org  

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