10 Questions for William Shatner

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William Shatner

He has played a seasoned cop and an eccentric attorney, but for many people, William Shatner will always be a fearless space explorer from a long-gone TV series--a role he is now handing off to another actor. Shortly after Shatner, 75, was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame last month, he talked with TIME's Clayton Neuman about bad game shows, bringing peace to the Middle East and, unavoidably, the Captain Kirk Star Trek legacy.

Show Me the Money, the ABC game show you hosted last fall, was short-lived. What happened?

I don't want to think...

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