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“The Captains” Now Available on Netflix Instant Streaming

William Shatner’s documentary, The Captains is now available for instant streaming on Netflix.

The Captains, which premiered on EPIX in the US in July and on Movie Central in Canada in October, follows Shatner as he meets with fellow on-screen Star Trek captains, including Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Patrick Stewart, Scott Bakula and Chris Pine. The film explores how the role of how playing a Starship Captain has affected them and made each actor an integral part of pop-culture.

For those without Netflix streaming, The Captains was released on DVD on October 18th and is available through Amazon.

Watch the original EPIX trailer below.

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4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Rapidfire

    November 1, 2011 at 11:25 pm

    Great documentary. I just finished watching it for the second time.

  2. Old Trekker

    November 3, 2011 at 1:58 am

    I really enjoyed it. It even makes me like Shatner a little more than I already did!

  3. Jimj

    November 3, 2011 at 3:10 am

    The documentary got better and better as it went on.  I felt Shatner had a connection with every single actor, but especially with Patrick Stewart (no surprise) & Scott Bakula.  It made me feel even more respect for all the actors that played “captain”, but Avery definitely is a different sort of character…not that I have a problem with it.  I just have the feeling he may have been a tough interview-lol.

  4. Lindsay

    November 5, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    FINALLY!

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