Data: "I doubt they wear red, white, and blue or look much like Uncle Sam."
Worf: "Uncle Sam?"
Yar: "What have bright, primary colors got to do with it?"
Picard: "Well, I understand the allusion. Colors representing countries at a time when they competed with each other. Red, white and blue for the United States; whereas the French, more properly, used the same colors in the order blue, white and red."
- Star Trek TNG: The Last Outpost