A three-ring binder from my childhood years is a time capsule of newspaper clippings, photocopies, traced drawings, magazine photos, TV listings, and the nerd I was back then.
The second assistant director kept the set running on seasons two and three.
The diorama is detailed, accurate and you can pick one up fairly cheaply, and it represents both William Shatner’s professionalism and a sad time in his life.
The episode is widely disliked, so you probably haven’t seen it in a while. I encourage you to watch it again. It’s not hippies and bouncy songs. It’s a mass murderer and his enthralled gang.
Walter Koenig, I need you. Please come back to Toronto. Also, did you know Canadians got to see Star Trek before the Americans?
This is a so-bad-it’s-good must-watch movie, and it tells you a lot about William Shatner’s post-Trek career.
This is the best Star Trek poster I have ever seen. It’s big, it’s quirky, it’s a good likeness and you were supposed to cut them up, so that’s cool. Mine is also signed by Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner.
The Inside Star Trek newsletter is an invaluable source for Star Trek’s early voices. Issue 1 detailed William Shatner’s busy schedule, told us about searching through studio garbage and shared a made-up story about the Vulcan IDIC medallion.
I have 13 William Shatner autographs. Eight of those I got in person. Three of those are extra special. This is the story of those three.
Leonard Nimoy used his celebrity to encourage others to quit smoking. He signed this American Cancer Society poster for me in 2006. And then, weirdly, Shatner signed it too.