Comedy Roast of William Shatner video

Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner was produced by Joel Gallen with Aaron Matthew Lee serving as Head Writer. Among the roasters were Sandra Bullock, Jimmy Kimmel and Ben Stiller. The show was broadcasted on Comedy Central and the video was released on DVD on 20th March 2007. The Roast was nominated for a 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety Special. The tagline for this video was: "The Shat hits the fan."

The video Roast of William Shanter is opposed to political correctness and present jokes, sometimes harsh jokes about sexual orientation, religion and race. In the video Roast of William Shatner the protagonist’s seat of honor was a replica of the Starship Enterprise's Captain's chair. Snater takes the extreme criticism in stride. All through the video he’s a nice fellow, even if some of the jokes are totally brutal, starting with personal issues, like his hair and going all the way through his career. The comedians invited at Comedy Central present jokes that are taken by Shanter into a good humor sense, entertaining all through the video.

Some of the comedians in the video were recycling a part of William Shanter’s old jokes which everybody who likes and watches stand-up comedy videos enjoys. The vulgar humor used by these comedians in Roast of William Shanter includes nasty gossiping, which is always funny, combined with a bit of crudeness. Taking an actor who is not one of the most beloved or well-known and put it to a roast video was a good and smart choice from the part of Comedy Central.

It's easy to ridicule Shatner, but to take the piss in an inventive new way might prove a little tricky. So, the professional comedians had to pay a lot of attention and work hard to make the comedy witty and laughable. Roast of William Shanter he is not the only one ridiculised, but the other comedians from Comedy Central as well go through ironic criticism and hilarious moments.

Fans of Star Trek definitely should watch Comedy Central Roast on William Shanter and enjoy how comedians make fun of their own image while having plenty of fun doing it.

Quick Info Comedy Roast of William Shatner video

  • Roasted: William Shatner
  • Roast Master: Jason Alexander
  • Air Date: August 20, 2006
  • Duration: 80 minutes
  • Stand up comedy video published in: Comedy roast videos
  • Stand Up Comedy Section(s): 2006 |

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