The pejorative nickname given by Ensign Crusher to Lt. Reginald “Broccoli” Barclay (Dwight Schultz) first heard on episode No.69 “Hollow Pursuits” on the sci-fi series STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION/SYN/1987-94.
Lieutenant Reginald “Reg” Endicott Barclay III was a Starfleet systems diagnostic engineer who served aboard the starship Enterprise-D in the 24th century. Although talented, the introverted engineer was lacking in the social graces and often displayed nervous behavior, lack of confidence, and a tendency to stammer. Because of his conditions, his shipmates would sometimes call him “Lt. Broccoli.