And I'm Floating in a Most Peculiar Way: Why William Shatner Is a Superhero
4. He's Cool. Shatner was chosen to make a wake-up call for the Space Shuttle Discovery, March 7, 2011.
3. He's Empathetic. Shatner has proven to be a surprisingly good interviewer as the host of "Shatner's Raw Nerve" and "Aftermath."
2. He Knows Drama.
1. He's Got the Whole World in His Hands. Starting today, Shatner will be on Broadway with his one man show, "Shatner's World." That's right, at eighty years old the Shat is going on tour with the following hook: "I was joking with somebody saying that people should come to the theater to see me because I may die on stage," he says with a big laugh. "I'm at the age where people are dying. So they can say that maybe he'll die and we'll see him dying."
Bonus Factoid: Did you know that The Shat is the model for Michael Myers' mask?
Bonus Bonus: William Shatner, with Brad Paisley, heroically (and somewhat heartbreakingly) singing about how he's not a hero. He's real, despite what we'd all prefer to believe.
Cindy Davis will always have a crush on Denny Crane.