William Shatner's "Invasion Iowa" series

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by freak, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. freak

    freak Commodore Commodore

    Nov 17, 2005
    stationed at NCIS post Voyager.
    Hey all! I finally got my netflix movies the other day and
    I was just wondering if any of you had happened to watch William Shatner's "Invasion Iowa" series? Any thoughts? Like or dislike the series? Think it's pointless or a waste of time? Just curious.
    Personally I think that Shatner is very creative and seems to be fun to be around(although he can sometimes act like a pre-madonna sometimes!). I got a lot of laughs out of the show itself..but am only on disc one of the series right now.
    Thanks for all who share..see ya around the board! :D

  2. Hambone

    Hambone Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 25, 2006
    Land of cheese, sausage and beer
    Mrs. Hambone and I watched it together when it was originally broadcast. We both enjoyed it quite a bit; especially the "finished project". Shatner's association, and subsequent "bonding", with some of the people of Riverside was heartwarming.
  3. Valin

    Valin Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 5, 2003
    Helium, Barsoom
    It was one of the few "reality" shows that I watched from the first episode to the last (I'm not a big fan of the genre). I enjoyed this one, though.
  4. Boo! Did I Scare Ya?

    Boo! Did I Scare Ya? Admiral Premium Member

    Oct 14, 2009
    bbailey861 -- Kingston, ON
    I also watched this when it was originally broadcast. I enjoyed it at the time but wouldn't buy or rent the DVD to see it again.
  5. Doug Otte

    Doug Otte Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jan 6, 2003
    I haven't seen the series, but just want to nitpick:
    It's "prima donna" not "premadonna" although the latter was an amusing spelling.
    As you were...

  6. OmahaStar

    OmahaStar Disrespectful of his betters Admiral

    May 15, 2002
    Why, of course I'm familiar with it. The wonderful Brooke Lemke starred in it, while Shatner played her love interest. That alone makes it worth watching.
  7. Stompy

    Stompy Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Jul 26, 2004
    DFW, TX
    Chase did an interview with Ernie and Desi at:

  8. Jim Pickering

    Jim Pickering Cadet Newbie

    Jul 25, 2013
    Is anyone going to Trek convention in Vegas next week?