Wrath of Khan

As I mention in this post a few weeks back, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is heading back to theaters to celebrate its 35th anniversary with a showing of the Director's Cut of the movie.

That post talked about showings only happening in AMC theaters, but it looks like there'll be a wider …

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30 Years of TNG

Hosted by William Shatner on April 23rd, 2017, this is the 30th anniversary panel for Star Trek: The Next Generation with Jonathan Frakes (Commander Riker), Marina Sirtis (Counselor Troi), Brent Spiner (Data), Gates McFadden (Dr. Crusher), Denise Crosby (Tasha Yar / Commander Sela) and Robert O’Reilly (Gowron).

Absent from the panel were LeVar Burton and …

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Leonard Nimoy And William Shatner on T.J. Hooker

Back in 1983, William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy were reunited for the first time on the small screen since Star Trek went off the air. This time Nimoy guest starred in an episode of Shatner's new vehicle, T.J. Hooker. The episode was Vengeance Is Mine which aired on February 5, 1983.

Here's the promo for…

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Star Trek Discovery Logo

The name of the new 2017 series of Star Trek was revealed at Comic Con this past weekend - Star Trek Discovery.

The show will premiere on CBS network TV in January 2017 before switching over to CBS All Access (a subscription-based TV streaming service).

As I mentioned over on The Federation Times Facebook

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William Shatner received a lot of criticism when he failed to cancel a prior engagement to attend Leonard Nimoy's funeral last year. They were rivals when Star Trek was on the air in the 1960s but bonded and became firm friends while attending early Star Trek conventions. It was a friendship that endured for almost …

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Chaos On The Bridge

Last week, I posted about William Shatner's The Captains documentary being up on Netflix.

I found another documentary created by Shatner on Netflix, which is definitely worth watching, especially if you're a Next Gen fan - Chaos On The Bridge. It appears to be available in most Netflix regions.

Chaos runs for just under …

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UPDATE: If you have a Netflix subscription, "The Captains" is available to watch.

There have been 5 incarnations of Star Trek over the last 50 odd years - The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager and Enterprise. In this documentary, filmed in 2011, original series actor William Shatner (Captain Kirk) talks to …

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William Shatner on AMC's Comic Book Men

AMC's recent "Comic Book Men" episode, entitled "Captain and the Clerk," features William Shatner who shares his experiences and moments as Captain Kirk and how the role affected his acting career.

As reported by USA Today (by means of AMC), Shatner outlined his time as Captain Kirk and how astonished he is that …

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Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner on set in Star Trek

Here are some vintage interviews with William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy from the mid to late 1960s, during the period when The Original Series was still being filmed. Shatner's costume in the first video suggests the interview took place during shooting on the What Are Little Girls Made Of? episode.

This next interview has the …

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William Shatner's Star Trek Memories

Hailing from 20 years ago - 1995 - is William Shatner's "Star Trek Memories" Documentary which features cast members reminiscing about the making of the series and the films and giving their opinions on why the series has been so successful.

Charting Star Trek's beginnings to the demise of the TV series in …

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William Shatner Interviews Leonard Nimoy on Raw Nerve

Back in 2008, William Shatner started another venture: his Raw Nerve series where he interviewed various personalities. This wasn't like the light interviews you get on late-night talk shows in the USA, but featured probing questions whose answers provided great insight into the characters and motivations of the person being interviewed.

On January 6th, 2009, …

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Willian Shatner as James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Phase II

UPDATE: As several people have pointed out, this is actually not a "lost" scene from the "In Thy Name" Star Trek: Phase II pilot from 1977 (despite the description on the YouTube video page) but a scene from the 1974 movie Pray For The Widcats. The yellow and red shirts do look very Trek-esque …

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