Was William Shatner ever on these shows?

He's a guest star you certainly remember.

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When Shatner shows up, you remember it. The actor steals scenes with his distinctive style. Everyone can do a Shatner impression, right?

So, we're going to ask you a simple question: Was Shatner in it? Of course, we all know he was Captain Kirk and T.J. Hooker. We're digging into his guest-starring roles.

See if you can remember!

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  1. Was Shatner ever on The Twilight Zone?
  2. Captain Kirk was certainly on Star Trek: The Animated Series, but did Shatner actually voice the character?
  3. Was Shatner ever on the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation?
  4. Did Shatner ever visit Gilligan's Island?
  5. Was Shatner ever on Friends?
  6. Was Shatner ever a guest star on Columbo?
  7. Was Shatner ever on 3rd Rock from the Sun?
  8. Did Shatner ever turn up on the original Batman TV series from 1966?
  9. Did Shatner ever team up with Buck and Twiki on Buck Rogers in the 25th Century?
  10. Let's do a couple movies. Was Shatner in Airplane II: The Sequel?
  11. Was Shatner in Miss Congeniality?
  12. As you can see, "William Shatner" appeared as a character on The Simpsons. But did William Shatner the actor voice the toon?
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Was William Shatner ever on these shows?

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Douglas 28 months ago
10/12! missed numbers 10 and 12.
Larry 58 months ago
You got 12 out of 12
Well, played, Captain. Well played...lucky guess on a couple of them.
Joseph 64 months ago
9/12. I knew he was in The Twilight Zone, but my finger slipped. 😬
FrankCollins 65 months ago
He was on other shows, such as The Virginian, The Big Valley, and of course, Boston Legal, and others. In one classic Boston Legal episode, they showed clips of a very young Shatner with Ralph Bellamy, as lawyers from a 1950s show.
That show you "mentioned" was called THE DEFENDERS. It ran on CBS for 4 seasons {1961-1965.} 2 years before he would construct his "office" {courthouses other buildings, etc}. and wound up in the same line of business as Wilbur Post; Robert Reed was also on this show.
Clarrification: The Defenders starred Reed and E.G. Marshall as father and son. Shatner played Reed's role in the pilot 4 years earlier, and that clip was used as Denny Crane's first case. Fun Fact: the 1957 client was Steve McQueen pre-WDOA!
thedude1500 FrankCollins 65 months ago
"Denny Craine!"
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cperrynaples 65 months ago
Yes, mainly because of that great episode title!
JeffTanner 65 months ago
You got 8 out of 12 ------------Well, you didn't ace this one, but don't beat yourself up.
TomTerrrific 65 months ago
D'oh! I forgot he was in Airplane II. I was thinking of the first movie.
cperrynaples TomTerrrific 65 months ago
Kareem was in A1, and they played D&D on Big Bang! "No Sheldon, you can't call me Captain"!
Pacificsun 65 months ago
I only missed 3rd Rock, and I liked that show!
ndebrabant 65 months ago

You got 12 out of 12
Well, played, Captain. Well played.
leebillyold 65 months ago
miserable quiz
You obviously must not have done very well, right?
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