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Shatner in Space

Season 1
Fantasy collides with reality when Star Trek icon William Shatner boards a real-life spaceship and becomes the oldest civilian to travel to the cosmos. This one-hour special details the events before this life-changing flight and the growing friendship between Shatner and Blue Origin Founder Jeff Bezos, whose dreams of space travel, like many, were inspired by the original Star Trek series.
William ShatnerGlen de VriesAudrey Powers
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  1. 1. Shatner in Space
    15 December 2021
    English [CC], العربية, Čeština, Dansk, Deutsch, Ελληνικά, Español (Latinoamérica), Español (España), Suomi, Filipino, Français, עברית, हिन्दी, Magyar, Indonesia, Italiano, 日本語, 한국어, Bahasa Melayu, Norsk Bokmål, Nederlands, Polski, Português (Brasil), Português (Portugal), Română, Русский, Svenska, தமிழ், తెలుగు, ไทย, Türkçe, 中文(简体), 中文(繁體)
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    English, English [Audio Description]
    Star Trek icon William Shatner ventures to space. An inside look at the events before this monumental moment and what happened after.

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Chris BoshuizenJeff Bezos
Peter BergMatthew GoldbergBrandon CarrollRyan SchiavoLauren SanchezJason EhrlichSandy Varo JarrellPeter RichardsonMichael Patrick EdmondsCarly Baggett
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4.0 out of 5 stars

32 global ratings

  1. 55% of reviews have 5 stars
  2. 17% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 13% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 0% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 14% of reviews have 1 stars
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Mr. J. WardReviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 December 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Very pleasent Sci-Fact documentary based on lead role of Star Trek, as he goes into space!
I grew up with Star Trek. I see the future as Sci FI always. I date an android for example lol. Anyway, very interesting little documentary showing William Shatner, the former Captain of the Star Ship Enterprise, preparing and discussing going into space. You get to see into Jeff Bezoses, Blue Origin space company more, and you get to see the view points of the idea of going into space too. If you like the idea of going into space this documentary is very good. A good way to burn 45 minutes, and also an eye opener of wonder about Shatner and his future as well seeing as hes much older these days. Im a firm believer the soul learns from this life experience and you use what youve known in a new reality somewhere else. Hes got nothing to worry about. It never ends life experience, and he will be happy when its all over and his energy returns. It will make him feel like Captain Kirk again for sure. Enjoy the documentary, it is warm and very light entertainment if your bored.
4 people found this helpful
MarionReviewed in the United Kingdom on 16 December 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
What an experience
I enjoyed watching the experience William Shatner had, I felt moved by his reactions.

As most people I watched Star Trek with my dad and still watch all the movies today, if I had the chance would I go to space, hell YES in a heart beat...

The press here in the UK didn't show us much of Willian Shatner's trip, thank goodness this was recorded and shared.
2 people found this helpful
Mark S.Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 December 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
A personal perspective on Earth from a man who inspired many others to reach for the stars
In most situations, William Shatner can come across as very bombastic and larger than life. Yet in this documentary he seems, ironically, more "down to earth". An interesting view from a man who is so associated with space finally experiencing it for himself. An enjoyable watch.
7 people found this helpful
AmaReviewed in the United Kingdom on 24 December 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Beautiful and touching historic moment
I had tears in my eyes watching this. Bezos no matter what the press says he is giving persons an opportunity of a lifetime. As for Sir William, it must be a kind of full-circle moment. To be that natural playing a space captain and then in the future have the real opportunity to go to space is amazing. Thank you for sharing and wow just wow. I will watch again.
2 people found this helpful
Adrian PReviewed in the United Kingdom on 15 December 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Idolisation of Actors
It's an interesting watch, but they should've put helmet cams on all of the astronauts and had a lot more views of Earth. I also find it annoying that an actor should be so esteemed, mostly just because he played a fictional Captain Kirk. There are many millions of more deserving people who should get this experience, no offence to Shatner!
2 people found this helpful
Mr K SymonReviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 December 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Rounds Up A Perfect Story
I thoroughly enjoyed seeing Shatner take this journey. It must be a perfect roundup to a Startrek fans journey with his character in movies to the real experience. I recall being inspired and daydreaming about space. The only downside was this Bezos philosophy of Earths waste going to space..... Grrr. We already have dangerous litter out there. Is it a form of more stupid? Well that aside nice movie doc. Congratulations to a 90 year old man. You did it!
One person found this helpful
BorisReviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 March 2022
4.0 out of 5 stars
Enjoyable documentary, with the Shat appearing a tad more humble than usual. There's very likely a part of him that's sick to death of being so intrinsically linked to Star Trek, but Jeff Bezos' cardboard ST tricorder and communicator from his childhood are charming reminders that ST remains an enduring legacy for so many, and often the raison d'être for much technological progress. And to be fair, the Shat's journey from bemused observer/commentator to space-faring participant is intriguing and moving to watch.
Marvelous MeReviewed in the United Kingdom on 22 December 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Enjoyable to watch
A down to earth documentary on the man behind captain kirk, making his trip into space for real.

Enjoyable, although I felt a sadness that his beloved co stars such as Leonard Nimoy, James Doohan and DeForest Kelley have passed and didn't get to share the experience alongside him.
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