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Video: Star Trek interviews from beyond the grave

The late Tom Snyder, who died this week, conducted a series of television interviews with several original Star Trek cast members: the late DeForrest Kelley (McCoy), the late James Doohan (Scotty), and the still kickin' Walter Koenig (Chekov). Found via SF Signal and John Sheesley, the former also encouraging us to view "parts two, three, four, and five. Harlan Ellison also makes an appearance and gets into it a little bit with Scotty in part 5, calling [Trek] 'a cop show in space.' I'm wondering who would win in a fist fight between the two." Given Ellison's notorious belligerence and Napoleon complex, my money's on the writer.

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