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How William Shatner Changed the World

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How William Shatner Changed the World

type:
TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
90 minutes
run date:
11/15/05
broadcaster:
Discovery Channel
genre:
Documentary

We gave it an A-

The Emmy-nominated documentary How William Shatner Changed the World is thoroughly mind-blowing. The Shat-hosted film shows how the futuristic Star Trek literally inspired many of today’s technological advances. Don’t believe it? You will after hearing testimony — and, in some cases, old dialogue — from superfans like the inventor of the cell phone, NASA’s chief propulsion engineer, a top neurosurgeon, and one of the brains behind QuickTime. It’s enough to make any TV junkie feel momentarily validated. And, perhaps, to get Trekkies some tail.