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Posted on 09/17/2021 4:52:00 PM PDT by White Lives Matter
William Shatner’s role as Captain Kirk in Star Trek is iconic and his unique style has been been the source of a number of impressions and spoofs for years. Now the man himself assesses how they’ve done. Shatner on Shatners
Vanity Fair has posted a video featuring William Shatner reviewing a number of impressions of himself, including from Seth MacFarlane, Jason Alexander, John Belushi, Jim Carrey, Bruce Campbell, and even Bill Nye “The Science Guy.” He even weighs in on Chris Pine’s SNL skit. And for the most part, he just doesn’t think he talks that way. Check it out…
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he just. doesn’t think. he talks. that way.
Shatner has gotten about 50 years of Fame Millage from that one role on Star Trek, but it turned out to be a very influential show. Nobody could have predicted it at the time. I’m generally not a Sci-Fi fan, so I never made time to watch it. Of course I’d heard about it.
Shatner is probably the youngest 90-year-old in the world. He even has a new series.
Well, he sorta does but since it’s a lampoon his mannerisms are greatly exaggerated.
Shatner has had a ball being Shatner.
It's all about the genes folks. George Burns smoked cigars like a chimney and lived to be 100, while 1970s runner Jimmy Fixx literally had a heart attack and died while running in his 40s.
SNL - Star Trek: The Last Voyage
Chris Pine portrayed Captain Kirk as a whiney impulsive adolescent who couldn’t keep his pants on, couldn’t control his own subordinates, with a ‘just do it don’t think about it’ strategy in most things. Not the Kirk I remember from the original series.
Yes! I stand corrected.
He will always be the real captain of the Enterprise for me.
Shatner was a comic hero as Denny Crane on Boston Legal too, my favorite episodes focused on his character.
It wasn’t Pine doing that. He was taking his instructions from the Star Wars franchise killer, director J.J. Abrams.
Trust me on this, it’s a must-see Trek parody w Carol Burnett..
Abduction From the Seraglio
No, not all about the genes.
Fixx smoked cigarettes like a chimney and had an enlarged heart. He also had experienced weight gain after his divorce.
Burns smoked between ten and fifteen cigars a day. Is that smoking “like a chimney”?
Brian Cheney “Star Trek” Abduction from the Seraglio Opening Aria
Yes, and I think Pine’s portrayal of Kirk better matched Jar Jar Abram’s actual juvenile mentality.
He’s also always kept himself physically active all his life.
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