Commentary: Trek Stars 123: Six of One, Shatner of the Other / by Mike Schindler

Shatner, Part 5: Dodgeball.

In 2004, William Shatner returned to the big screen for the fourth as himself in Rawson Marshall Thurber's Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. The film stars Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller as competing gym owners who face off in the Dodgeball World Championship.

In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, John, Mike and Max look at Shatner's portrayal of himself as the Dodgeball Chancellor. We discuss the merits of the film's comedy, Shatner's performance, and whether or not this technically counts as an entry into the Shatner Cinematic Universe. We also remember Star Trek movie producer Harve Bennett.

Running Time: 53 minutes 31 seconds


John Mills, Mike Schindler and Max Hegel

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Dodgeball (00:01:10)
Shatner's Performance (00:16:46)
Does it Fit in the Shatnerverse? (00:27:44)
Harve Bennett (00:41:45)

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