Captain Shatner wrote:
Before you accuse me of Shatner-hating, let me refer you to my username to prove my admiration for him. That being said...I couldn't see Pike overacting the way Kirk did. Imagine him in this sequence. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RAvRBDQqSmY
Admittedly, the poor writing of And the Children Shall Lead
didn't help, but even so...
"They were talking to me! To ME, Steve!"