1957: The Alfred Hitchcock Hour
At 26 years old, this is probably the most fresh-faced picture you’re likely to find of William Shatner. (via shatnerstoupee)
1963: The Twilight Zone
In his second Twilight Zone appearance, a 32 year old Will Shatner played Bob Wilson, the only man to witness some kind of abominable gremlin that threatened to tear the plane apart in Nightmare at 20,000 Feet.
“There’s something…on the wing!”
1966-1969: Star Trek The Original Series
Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise. Dude couldn’t beam to a planet’s surface without finding himself neck-deep in green women.
1972: Hawaii Five-O
Following his role as the captain, Shatner made a number of cameo appearances in scores of popular television programs.
1972: Mission Impossible - “Cocaine”
1973: Barnaby Jones - “To Catch a Dead Man”
1973-74: Star Trek: The Animated Series
1979: Star Trek: The Motion Picture
In the first film based on the successful Star Trek franchise, the shat reprised his role at the helm of the USS Enterprise.
1982: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
1982-86: TJ Hooker
I didn’t watch this show. I was 2 when they stopped making it. During this time they also made Star Trek III: The Search For Spock, and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, both of which I watched religiously as a kid.
1989-1996: Rescue 911
This is not anyone’s favorite version of William Shatner. I’m sorry for bringing it up. During this Shat-Era we also had Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, and Star Trek: Generations. There was also Tekwar, for what it’s worth.
1999-2000: 3rd Rock From The Sun
Who better to play the often-referenced “Big Giant Head” of John Lithgow and Joseph Gordon-Leavitt’s homeworld?
2004-08: The Practice / Boston Legal
First appearing in the final season of The Practice, attorney Denny Crane starred in his own spinoff Boston Legal for four more years… Denny Crane.
2010-11: $#*! My Dad Says
As the first Twitter stream to become a TV show, $#*! My Dad Says stars the Shat Man as Dr. Edison Milford Goodson III, the foul-mouthed curmudgeon and father to Henry, the show’s protagonist.
For the finale: a montage!
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