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William Shatner/Lone Justice 

William Shatner hosts this episode, and Lone Justice and Buster Poindexter are musical guests. The cold opener is a parody of "The Green Berets" involving former Colonel Oliver North(... See full summary »

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Trek Convention Announcer / Various Characters
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William Shatner hosts this episode, and Lone Justice and Buster Poindexter are musical guests. The cold opener is a parody of "The Green Berets" involving former Colonel Oliver North(Shatner). William Shatner's "infamous" monologue involves his first attendance at a recent Star Trek convention, where he tells Trekkies to get a life. Liz Sweeney (Nora Dunn) sings a medley for her fiancé (Shatner), with her sister Candy. T.J. Hooker (Shatner) spend too much time riding the hood of a car during a chase. Weekend Update with Dennis Miller includes Al Franken experiencing phantom pains while describing Reagan's prostate surgery. Another Star Trek parody involves Captain Kirk (Shatner) and company converting the Enterprise into a space-based restaurant. A woman's(Dunn) Husband (Shatner) can't get enough of his physique in the mirror. In Kevin Nealon's Classic Christmas Experience, Nealon recalls Christmas clichés and disasters. The famous Lost Ending to "It's A Wonderful Life," where the ... Written by Daniel Timothy Dey

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20 December 1986 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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William Shatner used his famous line from the Star Trek convention sketch, "Get a Life!", as the title for his memoir. See more »

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William Shatner: [at a Star Trek convention] You know, before I answer any more questions there's something I wanted to say. Having received all your letters over the years, and I've spoken to many of you, and some of you have traveled... y'know... hundreds of miles to be here, I'd just like to say... get a life, will you people? I mean, for crying out loud, it's just a TV show! I mean, look at you, look at the way you're dressed! You've turned an enjoyable little job, that I did as a lark for a few years, into ...
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Edited into Saturday Night Live Christmas (1999) See more »

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