'Star Trek Day' 2021: William Shatner looks back on Captain Kirk, poking fun at Trekkies on 'SNL'

William Shatner is best known for his portrayal of Captain Kirk in Star Trek and earlier this year, in advance of Star Trek Day, he spoke about some of his most memorable moments both on and off the Enterprise.

In 1986, Shatner hosted Saturday Night Live and starred in the memorable sketch "Trekkies" where he castigated a group of superfans to "get a life." Shatner spoke about how the sketch has lived on in pop culture and if he's felt any of the blowback from diehard fans.

"I'm sorry but it was meant in fun," he said. "I advise you to laugh!"

Watch more from Shatner in the above video interview.

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