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- Why four lights? 9 answers
I have seen a few people discussing this, and I was wondering if anyone thought it was possible that in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, Chain of Command, the Cardassian interrogator Gul Madred had actually brought in a fifth light and that is why Picard said he saw five at the end of the episode? When Madred asks Picard for the last time, we can't see how many lights there actually are. I know the whole thing is supposed to be a reference to "1984" but TNG was clearly doing its own thing.