FANDOM


A liar, swindler, deceiver, angler was someone who was reputable for telling lies.

In 2268, the crew of the USS Enterprise was forced to once again deal with "Harry" Mudd, a con artist that they had had previous dealings with. These dealings ultimately provided an opportunity to confuse an android, Norman, who had been posing as a member of the ship's crew. Describing Mudd to Norman, James T. Kirk stated, "Everything Harry tells you is a lie. Remember that. Everything Harry tells you is a lie." Mudd then told the android, "Listen to this carefully, Norman. I am lying," trapping the android with a type of paradox and eventually leading to a breakdown due to a flood of illogic. (TOS: "I, Mudd")

In reality, this type of paradox is known as the liar paradox.

Garth of Izar once said that Marta was "the greatest liar I have ever met," when she claimed to have written a verse from a play by William Shakespeare. (TOS: "Whom Gods Destroy")

Vash once told Jean-Luc Picard that the problem with being a well-known liar was that nobody believed her even when she told the truth. (TNG: "Qpid")

On the planet Brax, Q was known as the "God of Lies". (DS9: "Q-Less")

See also Edit

External link Edit

Charlatan at Wikipedia

Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.