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Old December 31 2012, 07:30 PM   #1
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6 Degrees of William Shatner

It's 6 degrees of Kevin Bacon only we connect people to the Shat instead.

Rules are simple:
1. Theatrical movies only and casting credits only.
2. IMDB, wikipedia, etc to be used for dispute resolution only. (No real way to enforce this, but it makes the game more fun.)
3. When you post an answer you also post the next actor to challenge everyone.
4. Mods delete this sucka and accpt my apologies if it violates a rule I missed. I haven't visited this forum in a long time.

I'll start. Kevin Bacon

Kevin Bacon was in Wild Things with Bill Murray.
Bill Murray was in Osmosis Jones with William Shatner.

2 degrees.

Keanu Reeves.
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Old December 31 2012, 07:39 PM   #2
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

Keanu and Morgan Freeman - Chain Reaction
Morgan Freeman and Christian Slater - Hard Rain
Christian Slater - Star Trek: The undiscovered Country

Bruce Willis
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Old December 31 2012, 07:45 PM   #3
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

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Keanu and Morgan Freeman - Chain Reaction
Morgan Freeman and Christian Slater - Hard Rain
Christian Slater - Star Trek: The undiscovered Country

Bruce Willis
Bruce Willis and Harlan Ellison--"Shatterday."
Harlan Ellison and Shatner--"City on the Edge of Forever"

(Oh, just to show off, you can do Keanu in two steps. He was in SPEED with Sandra Bullock, who did MISS CONGENIALITY with Shatner.)

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Old December 31 2012, 09:40 PM   #4
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

Did Ellison have a cameo in City?
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Old December 31 2012, 10:43 PM   #5
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

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Did Ellison have a cameo in City?
No, but he wrote it and Shatner starred in it. Seems to me that counts as a connection.
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Old December 31 2012, 11:11 PM   #6
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

Greg Cox wrote: View Post
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Did Ellison have a cameo in City?
No, but he wrote it and Shatner starred in it. Seems to me that counts as a connection.
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Bruce Willis was in Pulp Fiction with John Travolta
John Travolta was in Look Who's Talking with Kirstie Alley
Kirsty Alley was in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan with William Shatner.
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Old December 31 2012, 11:21 PM   #7
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

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Rules are simple:
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And once again the poor writers never get any respect.

Seriously, I missed that part. Oops.
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Old December 31 2012, 11:23 PM   #8
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

Since iamnotspock neglected to provide a new credit, allow me:

Vaughn Armstrong
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Old December 31 2012, 11:30 PM   #9
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Since iamnotspock neglected to provide a new credit, allow me:

Vaughn Armstrong
Let's see.

Vaughn Armstrong alongside Scott Bakula in Enterprise.

Scott Bakula alongside William Shatner in Boston Legal.

(Alternatively, could go with Rene Auberjonois in DS9 and BL)

So, back to Greg Cox and his suggestion

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Old December 31 2012, 11:33 PM   #10
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So, back to Greg Cox and his suggestion

Steve McQueen
(Which is doable in two steps, btw.)
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Old December 31 2012, 11:35 PM   #11
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

John Clark wrote: View Post
Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
Since iamnotspock neglected to provide a new credit, allow me:

Vaughn Armstrong
Let's see.

Vaughn Armstrong alongside Scott Bakula in Enterprise.

Scott Bakula alongside William Shatner in Boston Legal.

(Alternatively, could go with Rene Auberjonois in DS9 and BL)

So, back to Greg Cox and his suggestion

Steve McQueen
Theatrical movies only.
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Old December 31 2012, 11:40 PM   #12
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

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Theatrical movies only.
Sorry - missed that bit. I think I've seen Vaughn Armstrong in a film, but none are coming to mind right now
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Old January 1 2013, 01:56 AM   #13
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

Writers get much respect from me, but I limited it to appearances (including voice work) in theatrical movies just to make it more challenging.

I thought it'd be too easy with all of TOS, etc to choose from.
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Old January 1 2013, 02:07 AM   #14
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Re: 6 Degrees of William Shatner

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Sorry - missed that bit. I think I've seen Vaughn Armstrong in a film, but none are coming to mind right now
I suppose if there's clearly and presently a danger of the thread dying from people being stumped, a peak at IMDB might be OK.
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Old January 1 2013, 02:31 AM   #15
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I had to give in and look. Vaughn's only been in like 3 movies his entire career.
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