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How William Shatner Changed the World The Emmy-nominated documentary How William Shatner Changed the World is thoroughly mind-blowing. The Shat-hosted film shows how the...How William Shatner Changed the WorldDocumentary11/15/2005PT90M The Emmy-nominated documentary How William Shatner Changed the World is thoroughly mind-blowing. The Shat-hosted film shows how the...2007-04-06
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How William Shatner Changed the World

Genre: Documentary; Series Premiere: 11/15/2005; Broadcaster: Discovery Channel; Status: In Season; Runtime (in minutes): 90

The Emmy-nominated documentary How William Shatner Changed the World is thoroughly mind-blowing. The Shat-hosted film shows how the futuristic Star Trek literally inspired many of today’s technological advances. Don’t believe it? You will after hearing testimony — and, in some cases, old dialogue — from superfans like the inventor of the cell phone, NASA’s chief propulsion engineer, a top neurosurgeon, and one of the brains behind QuickTime. It’s enough to make any TV junkie feel momentarily validated. And, perhaps, to get Trekkies some tail.