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A star-studded tribute to Star Trek on its 30th anniversary, hosted by many of the stars and guest stars from all of the Trek series and movies. Also features a huge number of clips from all of the series and movies. At the end, real-life astronauts Aldrin and Jemison present NASA award plaques to the cast members. Written by
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Good evening, Vulcans and Romulans, Klingons, Bajorean-- Bajo-- Bajorans, Betazoids, and silicon-based lifeforms. Phew! It doesn't matter if you're someone who's only occasionally seen Star Trek or if you're one of those guys who has an actual homemade Starfleet uniform hanging in the back of your closet: you know who Captain Kirk is; you know who Mister Spock is. And hasn't there ever been a time when you were in a jam, and wished you could just reach for ...
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I was disappointed with the tribute spot to the special effects wizards of Star Trek. Kenny G was playing as it was shown and he got most of the camera time...as a special effects fan I was highly disappointed at the directors choice and felt compelled to say something even if it is 12 yrs later. But the rest of the show was really well done especially the Frasier gag they put on before the Kenny G thing. As I am watching this on the Bio channel there is a horrible take on John Lennon's "Imagine" song done in a opera style...it's horrible. Well that does it for me, I'm changing the channel after I write this but I just saw Buzz Aldrin is coming on next so maybe I'll give it another shot.
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