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An EPIX Original documentary directed by William Shatner, based on his hugely popular book, in which he examines the cultural phenomena of STAR TREK, its fan-following and his own role within it. In HD.

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Credited cast:
William Shatner ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rene Auberjonois ... Himself
John Cho ... Himself
James Darren ... Himself
Terry Farrell ... Herself
Dominic Keating ... Himself
Nichelle Nichols ... Herself
John Paladin John Paladin ... Himself
David R. Sparks Jr. David R. Sparks Jr. ... Himself
Connor Trinneer ... Himself
Nana Visitor ... Herself
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An EPIX Original documentary directed by William Shatner, based on his hugely popular book, in which he examines the cultural phenomena of STAR TREK, its fan-following and his own role within it. In HD.

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28 July 2012 (USA) See more »

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I Feel Sorry for Shatner's Fans
22 November 2012 | by Vincent_BSee all my reviews

Shatner made this documentary to squeeze some more money out of the Star Trek fans. In the first 20 minutes, several nice people are interviewed only to be ridiculed by Shatner's voice over and cut scenes. He obviously does not live by the phrase, "you don't bite the hand that feeds you".

If you love Star Trek I encourage you to continue, but I have no respect for the actor/director William Shatner. The people interviewed in this film should file a class action lawsuit against his actions. They were interviewed by a camera crew only to have Shatner add his voice over later making sport of the very people who make the Star Trek fiction a life of reality.


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