Shatner, Part 2: Free Enterprise.
In 1999, the "Shatnerverse" was created with the release of Free Enterprise. The film is about two Star Trek fans who are struggling to make it in Hollywood. During a time of personal crisis, they meet their idol, William Shatner (played by William Shatner), who may not be all that he appears to be.
In this episode of Commentary: Trek Stars, Max, John and Mike look at the first film in which Shatner plays himself. We discuss our thoughts on the film, Shatner's performance, and whether or not the movie successfully launches the "Shatnerverse". We also debate whether or not the film played at the Biograph Theater in Chicago.
Running Time: 44 minutes 39 seconds
Max Hegel, John Mills and Mike Schindler
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Free Enterprise (00:00:57)
Shatner's Performance (00:15:33)
The Shatnerverse (00:22:49)
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