Pioneers of Television

William Shatner on Nearly Being Choked to Death

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William Shatner made number guest appearances on TV Westerns before starring in "Star Trek." Here he tells a story of an appearance on "Gunsmoke" when a fellow actor took his role as a bad guy a bit too far.

Aired: 01/03/11 | Rating: NR

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