Spock made Star trek the success it achieved in the 70´s and Picard improved upon it...Cap. Janeway did OK I guess but not good enough...Kirk should have never been invited to the show from the very beginning...on the other hand Scotty rantings always made me smile...
Thu 28 Jul, 2011 05:11 pm
I think the paranoid airline passenger he played was in a Twilight Zone episode.
Certainly he is one of the biggest hams in Hollywood but he was perfect for James T. Kirk.
Eventually he's come into his own, by concentrating on comedy rather than drama.
His Denny Crane character on Boston Law was fantastic.
William Shatner has taken it upon himself to create a documentary about Star Trek, specifically focusing on the many captains that have spearheaded the series over the years. In The Captains, Shatner sits down for interviews with head honchos Patrick Stewart (The Next Generation), Kate Mulgrew (Voyager), Scott Bakula (Enterprise), Avery Brooks (Deep Space Nine) and Chris Pine, who took on the role of Captain Kirk in J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek reboot.
A trailer for Shatner’s documentary has been released, and it’s pretty entertaining. The actor’s sensibilities are perfect as the host and star of the film, and the idea of interviewing each of the Star Trek captains is pretty genius. Plus, Shatner being Shatner, his reaction to a fan towards the end of the trailer is definitely a highlight. The Captains will premiere on July 21st on the cable channel EPIX HD.
I think it's free to view online.