Video: Five essential William Shatner clips

As area residents await the arrival of the one, the only, William Shatner in Stamford on Thursday, Nov. 15, Culture Cache is taking a look back at the career of the “Star Trek” icon with five essential clips (see below).

Shatner will be at the Palace Theatre to present “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It,” a 90-minute story-telling epic, featuring anecdotes, jokes, film clips, singing and even a little gaze-at-stars philosophizing.

1. Shatner tells Trekkies to “get a life” on “Saturday Night Live” skit:

William Shatner SNL skit Get A Life 1986-12-20 by efly2020

2. Shatner freak out on the “Twilight Zone” episode “Nightmare at 20,000 Feet”:

3. Shatner performs his rendition of “Rocket Man” during the 1978 Science Fiction Film Awards:

4. Shatner gets roasted by Betty White on Comedy Central special:

5. Shatner stars on “Star Trek” episode “Balance of Terror”:

Scott Gargan