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How William Shatner Changed the World

How William Shatner Changed the World


You've got a cell phone at one ear, an iPod at the other. You know that Blackberry is now a verb and Spam is not only canned meat. But just how did we get here? Blame William Shatner--yes, that William Shatner--Captain Kirk. We'll boldly go where few have gone before to reveal how scientists, inspired by the series, would revolutionize medicine and are surpassing the far-out vision of the future foreshadowed in Star Trek in the 1960s. From cell phones to computers to even leading-edge medical advancements, this 2-hour special explores how those sci-fi inventions have now permeated everyday life as we know it. Hosted and narrated by Shatner and based on his book, I'm Working on That, we'll meet the brightest minds of Silicon Valley and the Trek-inspired inventions that have help change the world. (Source: History)
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Cast
Dr. Mae Jemison
As Himself
George Takei
As Himself
John Adler
As Himself
Jonathan Frakes
As Himself
Marc Rayman
As Himself
Martin Cooper
As Himself
Seth Shostak
As Himself
Walter Koenig
As Himself
William Shatner
As Himself (Host)
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Classification: Documentary
Genre: Celebrities | Current Events | Interview | Sci-Fi
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: HISTORY ( USA)
Runtime: 120 Minutes
Premiere: November 13, 2005
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