Commentary: Trek Stars 121: Co-Starring William Shatner! / by Mike Schindler

Shatner, Part 4: Showtime.

One week after the release of Festival in Cannes, the third film in the Shatner Cinematic Universe made its way to the silver screen. Showtime features Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy as two cops that are forced to work together as part of a reality television show. Along the way, they receive tips on how to become TV cops, by none other than T.J. Hooker himself, William Shatner.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Mike, Max and John look at William Shatner as himself in Showtime. We discuss the quality of the movie, how Shatner's performance elevates the entire picture, and what the film adds to the mythology of the Shatnerverse. We also reveal Mike and Max's unhealthy obsession with William Shatner in the workplace.

Running Time: 39 minutes 57 seconds


Mike Schindler, Max Hegel and John Mills

Editor and Producer

Mike Schindler

Production Manager

Richard Marquez

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Will Nguyen

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Showtime (00:04:15)
Shatner's Performance (00:17:49)
Final Thoughts  (00:30:27)

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