In the beginning of “Star Trek: The Subsequent Era,” Knowledge had no recollections of his earliest days alive; he was found deserted in items on a distant Federation outpost and reassembled by Federation scientists. His creator, Dr. Soong, was presumed lifeless, a reality confirmed by his brother Lore. By the present’s fourth season, Knowledge and Lore could be remotely summoned by Dr. Soong, now extremely previous and keen to offer Knowledge an feelings chip; Knowledge was incapable of feeling due to the lacking chip. Knowledge, reasonably logically, asks Dr. Soong why he was created. They’ve a quick trade about how people are fascinated by the previous and are wanting to perpetuate into the long run. Having kids, Soong argues, is a means of assuring immortality.
However little was revealed about Soong’s life and philosophy at massive, although it was implied that he inherited his curiosity in androids from a number of earlier generations. The main points of Noonien himself, nonetheless, have but to be explored. Brent Spiner urged lastly overlaying Soong’s life in a standalone “Star Trek” sequence. When requested if he’d even play all seven of his characters without delay, Spiner quipped:
“One can solely hope! It is excessive time, do not you suppose? I do not suppose that is ever going to occur. I believe this one’s as shut as you are going to get. , I believe I am too previous — however I wish to see the final word Soong episode, or sequence or miniseries. Simply discovering out who this household is. The place they got here from, actually. Since you all the time need to ask your self: “How did this man get a Chinese language final identify? Who was he, actually? Why are all iterations of him so into eugenics and creating excellent species?”