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William ShatnerTerry Bradshaw 

Interview with Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner of "Better Late Than Never" on NBC 9/8/16

I was really looking forward to this interview.  First of all, Shatner is one of my idols, since I was a little girl.  These guys are hilarious, and their show is SO funny! Unfortunately, they only had a half an hour, and too many press people on the line, so I didn't get a chance to ask any questions.  I was very disappointed, even though this has happened before with other big stars, and I should have known better than to get my hopes up. But it was Star Trek's 50th anniversary, so I got excited, despite myself.  Ah, well.  They did send me this transcript. After you read it, check out my one-on-one interview with the show's Executive Producer, Jason Ehrlich. I hope you got to watch the show because it's really funny (Read My Review!).

NBC UNIVERSAL
Moderator: JC September 8, 2016 1:30 pm CT

Operator: Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, welcome to the William Shatner and Terry Bradshaw Better Late Than Never Press and Media call. During the presentation, all participants will be in a listen-only mode. Afterwards we will conduct a question and answer session. At that time if you have a question, please press the 1 followed by the 4 on your telephone.

If at any time during the conference you need to reach an operator, press Star 0. As a reminder, the call is being recorded, Thursday September 8, 2016. I would now like to turn the call over to JC.

JC: Hi everybody and thanks for joining. We are delighted to have with us today William Shatner and Terry Bradshaw, two of our stars for NBCís hit summer series, Better Late Than Never which will finish its first season run on Tuesday September 13 and they are ready to take your questions now. I would just like to ask that you please limit questions to two per outlet until everyone has had a chance to talk to them, thank you.

Operator: And again, ladies and gentlemen, press 1, 4 to register questions. One moment please for our first. And our first question is from the line of Mike Hughes from TV America, please proceed.

Mike Hughes: Hi, thanks. William, I just wanted to - this is a question about Better Late Than Never but I'm asking it because we're right on the 50th anniversary of Star Trek today which is kind of cool. So I wanted to ask you to reflect back when you were a young captain back then, what did you think the odds were that that show would still be famous now and also what did you think the odds were that 50 years later you'd be doing a TV show where you climb 800 steps?

William Shatner:Well, I think the same odds that Terry and I will be icons 50 years from now based on Better Late Than Never. After four shows you know it's a phenomena and it's going to last another 50 years. Those would be the odds. We were doing a middling successful TV show for three years, it was canceled and everybody thought that's it and on to the next thing and then slowly it snowballed and even while it was rolling down the hill gathering speed and momentum nobody fully realized it and every one of the movies that I made, six or seven movies, they would burn the sets to have room for some other show because they figured that was the last movie.

Mike Hughes: Cool and I want to ask you, the 800 steps, did you really walk 800 steps andÖ

William Shatner:Terry carried me over the 799th. He staggered up there and said I'll help you buddy and I just depended on him.

Mike Hughes: Cool, thanks a lot.

Operator: Our next question is from the line of Steve Gidlow from MediaVillage.com. Please proceed.

Steve Gidlow: Hi guys, this is actually a question for both of you. I was wondering if you could reflect on the success of this show. Did you know going into it, it was going to be - did you know you had something special I guess is the question?

William Shatner:Terry?

Terry Bradshaw:I had no idea that this show would be successful. I mean, there's so many - I've been a part of, I donít know, four, five, pilots that never made it and yet we got a chance to actually shoot this show. I think while we were doing it I was so hot and miserable and hurting I never gave any thought that this thing would just be more than what it was, four shows, six shows and then you sit around and you go, well will it be picked up? Who knows that and you just move on.

So I know it was fun and I wanted to continue because it was so much fun but I'm not privy and savvy enough to know what America is going to want to watch. That's kind of what's kind of cool about this show.

William Shatner:And I agree with that. You just donít know what America is going to watch. It's a great phrase. We were staggering around in the monsoon season in East Asia and tripping over each other's feet and eating each other's worms and octopus and unshaven and unkempt and miserable at times and joyous at others and we were just fending for ourselves and trying to help each other with no thought of how this is going to sell and the fact that it is as successful as it is comes as a surprise, certainly to me.

Steve Gidlow: Well of course it begs that there's going to be a Season 2. So going into Season 2, how different will be it kind of knowing what you're dealing with now versus going into sort of unknown territory the first time?

Terry Bradshaw:Can I answer? I think it will - as a matter of fact, Bill, I talked to Jeff Dye this morning before I left Dallas and I said if in fact, and we donít know that we have - I donít know that we have the second season, but if we do, now that I know Bill and George and Henry and Jeff and the producer and the folks at NBC and I understand, I see now what they're cutting this thing up to be, the second season will be ex - it will be more exciting for me because I walked into the unknown and I've got to tell you, it was so humid and so miserable I - all I would want to know is I want to make sure we donít go south again or go to Asia.

William Shatner:Into the snow, we've got to go into the snow.

Terry Bradshaw:My God! Yes, I was miserable, just miserable.

William Shatner:It was miserable. But the danger is now - and I haven't watched any of the shows so I really donít know what they're doing. People have commented and I've listened to their comments but the danger is now that we know what works and what doesnít work, we're liable to go and do what we think is working and without the knowledge that what the reason the stuff works is because we didnít know whether it would work or not.

Steve Gidlow: Right.

William Shatner:Is that obtuse reasoning?

Terry Bradshaw:Yes but is that - I donít think on a show like this though Bill that - I mean, they could have said look, here's what we want and our stumbling, bumbling personalities all came together as we tried to figure out what they want and that will be the same thing here. I donít think - you can't contrive this stuff, you can't make up the dialogue, you just do it and so therefore I think it will be funny. If you haven't watched any of it, I mean, it's funny. Seriously funny, it is funny. It reaches my people and my people as you well know talk like I do. It reaches them, they love it. ItÖ

William Shatner:Well, hell, I talk like you do and I'm from Montreal.

Terry Bradshaw:I know.

William Shatner:It sounds wonderful and keeping that sort of spontaneous approach is critical and that's what we would aim for, yes exactly.

Steve Gidlow: Well, it is (hysterical), thank you so much, it's been great to see.

Operator: Our next question is from the line of Jamie Ruby from SciFiVision.com, please proceed.

Jamie Ruby:Hi guys, thanks so much for talking to us today, really appreciate it. It's great to talk to you. Also, I'm from Pennsylvania so I have to say go Steelers.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, or Eagles. Or Eagles.

Jamie Ruby:True. So I know you guys really obviously didnít go to the DMZ but did you really believe that you did and if you did when you found out kind of how did you react when you found out it was all fake?

Terry Bradshaw:Nobody told me it was fake.

William Shatner:Nobody told me it was fake.

Terry Bradshaw:I'm telling you, I was not comfortable in a lot of things we did but that DMZ deal, yes, I mean, you see it and I'm tall, I'm staring this thing down and I'm going, really? I mean, really? We're going - I mean I was a little bit nervous about it and then you know obviously Jeff sticks that thing - it's funny. It's stupid funny.

William Shatner:I - when we got there I thought that was the place. It looks very much like it and when this North Korean officer was talking to us I was looking at his uniform and it was quite warm. It was like the braid was unbraiding, you know, and the elbows - and I thought, wow, it is really a poverty stricken nation. And then when it was revealed as a joke, I was put out. I sat down. I thought, ďI donít want to be part of this.Ē

Terry Bradshaw:Well, you know, I was mad because I really wanted that story to be real.

William Shatner:Yes, we both - we were both upset. We were both upset that it wasn't real.

Terry Bradshaw:Exactly and when the guy on the other side, the North Vietnamese guy says, what? Go Pittsburgh orÖ

((Crosstalk))

William Shatner:And the fact that some people knew it was real and some of us didnít, that stuck at me too. I mean, what is the policy? Is the policy to look like an idiot in front of everybody else or to be in on the know? Those are editorial decisions that had to be made like working it out. Do you reveal - did Shatner and Bradshaw not know and we tell everybody else?

Terry Bradshaw:I told you, I didnít know. I thought when the parking lot was empty I thought man (alive) are we that stupid that we're the only idiots that are going to park and then we parked God knows out in the middle of nowhere.

William Shatner:Exactly.

Terry Bradshaw:Öcloser and I'm like, really, are we stupid here? We're going to go up to this - and it looks just I suppose like the DMZ. I mean, it just looked - I had no idea.

William Shatner:It was very much like it and the geographical conditions - well it was only about 20 miles away so the geography was very similar.

Terry Bradshaw:Well, how about the jets? Do you remember the jets coming over Bill?

William Shatner:And the jets coming over.

Terry Bradshaw:Exactly. Nuts, anyway, it got me.

William Shatner:Got me!

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, the guy spoke better English than I did though.

Jamie Ruby:(Unintelligible). All right, and as a follow-up, obviously you know we only got to see tiny bits of your trip. Was there anything in particular that like you would have liked to have been left in the show that they had to take out?

William Shatner:Well, I haven't seen the show so Terry, do you have an opinion on that?

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, I think thatÖ

William Shatner:Is that your agent barking?

Terry Bradshaw:No, no, no, I'm in the corner. I'm in a cafeteria somewhere. I thought that the editing was phenomenal and I have not given any thought to well where is this scene or that scene, I thought right now that there is going with one more show. I haven't - there's nothing Bill that you would say well, I wish they would have added this or added that. It wasn't - I haven't seen that yet. I'll have a better understanding or a better answer for you after seeing the next one.

William Shatner:And I have no opinion on that.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, exactly.

Jamie Ruby:All right. All right, well thank you so much.

Terry Bradshaw:You've got to - why donít you watch it? You didnít watch it Bill?

William Shatner:Well, I donít watch it Terry because I donít like the way I look. I donít like the way - it always is - the edit is always somewhat of a disappointment and I just - so I find it better not to look at what I'm doing.

Terry Bradshaw:Really? I'm like that about a lot of things but I actually wanted to see how they cut this thing up and it was just - God, you'd laugh your butt of it is seriously funny. It isÖ

William Shatner:I'll look at it some time.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes.

William Shatner:Is it as painful to watch - is it as painful to watch film on you as a football player or do youÖ

Terry Bradshaw:No, no because I had to watch that.

William Shatner:You're okay with that?

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, I had to watch that so I could make the corrections and stuff.

William Shatner:Right.

Terry Bradshaw:No, no.

William Shatner:But, when you look at the football film do you say, oh gee, I wish I put my foot there or backed up maybe a step there?

Terry Bradshaw:Exactly. Why did I make that call? Why did I go to that guy? Why did I make an (audible) here.

William Shatner:Right, right.

Terry Bradshaw:Oh that's a stupid pass. Yes, no it's part of getting better the next time. This show is an entertainment show and I think if you see it. I was actually telling Dye, I said, when watching it you donít necessarily watch yourself which is such a selfish thing and a very vain thing to do, you watch the whole show and you just take in the show and that, to me, was just funny. Now, theÖ

William Shatner:Well, that's successful.

Terry Bradshaw:Hi, listen, the octopus thing was hysterical and when I - do you remember when IÖ

William Shatner:Well, they tell meÖ

Terry Bradshaw:Oh, it was funny man.

William Shatner:That I started to laugh. I remember, I remember the laugh because you did it so well. This octopus came out of your nose. I'm still thinking about it.

Terry Bradshaw:I know, no you did. You were just hanging out trying not to bust up. It was - GodÖ

William Shatner:That was funny.

Terry Bradshaw:Next.

Operator: Our next question is from the line of Rebecca Murray from ShowbizJunkies, pleaseÖ

Terry Bradshaw:ShowbizJunkies. I've got to tell you, I'm doing interviews with people I've never even heard of this stuff. I'm used to Sports Illustrated and the sports magazines.

Rebecca Murray:Well, it's good talking to both of you. I was wondering if there was like one particular moment from the trip that you both will cherish specifically? Something that you went through that you didnít expect maybe?

William Shatner:Well, it was filled with unexpected things; both known and unknown. There were - I probably the best of the moments was between human beings that five people who had no knowledge of each other, maybe some cursory knowledge which may have been curse words, but some little tiny bits and pieces here and there but no depth and then we spend a month in each other's company and had some really meaningful talks. It was very interesting from that point of view. Getting to know these marvelous people at the top of their business.

Terry Bradshaw:There's two things that I really enjoyed. I enjoyed getting dressed and doing makeup with everybody in the morning because there was more (jockery) going around, more slapstick comedy, more - I mean, it was really seriously funny and I enjoyed that part a lot because it's like we're all getting dressed together to go to work. I enjoyed that everybody's lose and cracking jokes and then - and Bill touched on the talking part. Bill do you recall, we had several talks?

William Shatner:You and I? Absolutely.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, and the one at the cave.

William Shatner:The monks.

Terry Bradshaw:The purple cave with the monks and everything.

William Shatner:Yes.

Terry Bradshaw:That was - I enjoyed that because one thing about Bill, and I accused him of studying the night before so he knew everything that was going on the next day. I said, how can anybody know this much about monks or Thailand or, I mean, that man is seriously educated and I tried to pigeonhole him, I tried to catch him, but he always had an answer and me being uneducated about this stuff it sounded good to me, you know? But Bill and I had some really, really good talks and he made a lot of sense about where we were and how this all got started. So I enjoyed that, I especially enjoyed getting dressed, doing the makeup and having fun with everybody. That to me was a blast.

William Shatner:And you look good in lipstick.

Terry Bradshaw:I do. You know what, I do. Now, you didnít watch this thing but I actually turned to my wife and I said, hi I look like I'm retaining a little fluid.

William Shatner:You had to specify what fluid.

Terry Bradshaw:Oh my God, man I looked like a big old blimp in this thing.

William Shatner:And that's one of the reasons I'm not watching it because we had all of that salty food. There was a lot of waterÖ I'd like to think of it as water retention.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes, that's what I'm going with. As a matter of fact, I still have it.

William Shatner:Oh man. It's awful.

Rebecca Murray:Well, thank you both and it's really entertaining, love the show. Thank you.

Terry Bradshaw:Thank you.

William Shatner:Thank you so much.

Bradshaw and Shatner

Operator: Our next question is from the line of Alexis Joy from VIP Access, please proceed.

Alexis Joy:Hello there Mr. Shatner and Mr. Bradshaw, it is such a great honor speaking with you guys today and thank you so much for your time.

Terry Bradshaw:You're welcome, thank you.

William Shatner:You're welcome.

Alexis Joy:My question is, you guys have had so many life changing experiences on your show Better Late Than Never, but if there is another thing you can check off your bucket list what would it be?

William Shatner:Well, my bucket list was to catch a pass from Terry.

Terry Bradshaw:Did that.

William Shatner:And get in the ring with George Foreman.

Terry Bradshaw:And you did that.

William Shatner:And to have Henry make me laugh and he told me a great joke so I laughed hard. So the next bucket list is, well, I wrote Terry saying, ďImagine us, you and I Terry with a cigar in one hand and a Cuba Libre in the other,Ē and that's going to be part of my bucket list.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes. I had never thought about a bucket list. This wasn't on my bucket list but now I guess I could say that I've done a movie, I've done a TV show, I've done a pregame football show, I played football, I've sung, I've danced, I've done Vegas. What's next? I haven't skydived and I'm not going to. Bucket list? Bill and I both are horse competitors. Oh Bill you'll love this, Tammy won the world in the age mare at the Palomino World Show this year. How about that?

William Shatner:Oh, that's fantastic.

Terry Bradshaw:That's her first world title.

William Shatner:That's wonderful Terry.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes. I think I would just - my bucket list is way over full. I would just like to continue - my wife goes swim with the sharks, she knows I'm petrified of the ocean. I'm not swimming with sharks. No way is that going to happen. I just think I would just like to keep raising really good horses and have world champions that I've raised. That is - man thatÖ

William Shatner:And avoidÖ

Terry Bradshaw:At this stage of my life that's it.

William Shatner:And avoid kicking the bucket.

Terry Bradshaw:Oh. Well, you know that was part of our bet on this show was that which country will Bill pass away on? And I said Thailand.

William Shatner:Making bets as to where I would die.

Terry Bradshaw:I thought that would be a ratings grabber right there.

William Shatner:I fooled them all. I'm waiting for a pickup. I'm waiting for the second season and we'll call it, Where Am I Going to Die?

Alexis Joy:Yes, that is so funny.

Terry Bradshaw:I mean, seriously if you think about it, if this thing does a second season and Bill is 85 now, if they donít put us back in the heat in the tropics I think he's going to be all right. We've got to go cold because old people like cold weather. I think.

William Shatner:ButÖ

Terry Bradshaw:I mean eventually it's going to happen, right? It's going to happen.

William Shatner:Well, it's got to put the blood closer to the heart where it belongs.

Terry Bradshaw:See there? See there, there he goes being all smart. He said it puts the blood closer to the heart.

((Crosstalk))

Terry Bradshaw:And my wife just said it freezes up your joints. I know at our age I know there's a joint that's frozen pretty good.

William Shatner:I was going to go there but yours was better.

Terry Bradshaw:Oh my God.

Alexis Joy:That is so funny. Well, just as a follow-up question, if you could turn back time and teach yourself something you've learned from your time in Asia or maybe while working on the whole show Better Late Than Never as a whole, what would it be?

William Shatner:Well, I would go to a Pittsburgh game with Terry playing.

Terry Bradshaw:And I would never go to Asia.

William Shatner:And therefore this conversation would never have taken place.

Terry Bradshaw:Exactly.

Alexis Joy:Exactly. Thank you guys so much for speaking with me today and congrats with a phenomenal show, we love watching it.

William Shatner:That's great.

Terry Bradshaw:See there Bill, people love it.

Operator: Our next question is from Jay Jacobs from pop-entertainment.com, please proceed.

Jay Jacobs:Very nice speaking with you both.

William Shatner:Thank you.

Jay Jacobs:I saw Henry Winkler saying you learn a lot about yourself when you travel and you step outside of your comfort zone talking about the show. What did you both learn from the trip?

Terry Bradshaw:Bill?

William Shatner:Well, I'm pretty much a loner, very few people get into my life and these guys and the people traveling, and the person traveling with them, these guys got into my life. It got personal and loving and genuine and warm. I admired the experience of the togetherness in front of my - I'm sitting at a desk and in front of me is a piece of paper and I've been trying to write a song about space and entanglement and entanglement is a word that's being used now as the building blocks of nature but entanglement also refers to how we're all connected. And the five of us got connected on this trip to one degree or another and it was quite an experience.

Terry Bradshaw:I - you can't spend 34 days together and not work through - if there is issues you work through them because it's important that you get along. So that experience, that anticipation, that anxiety attack that I had prior to leaving Los Angeles together I've got to tell you, was immediately taken away. So I found out that superstars Winkler and William Shatner are real people and I was so thankful for that. And then I knew that this was going to be good. This was going to be good, it was going to be comfortable.

But what I also found out, and I'm really proud of, is that as hot as it was and as humid as it was is that I could literally live the life like an actor putting in such extremely long hours going and showering and going to bed without eating and getting up and starting over. I found out that I have patience and I have a durability about me at the age of 67 when we shot this that I was kind of impressed with myself.

William Shatner:Well that's great but you know, it's staggering to hear you say that because the rest of us looking at you this phenomenal athlete who was at the top of his game during those years, better than anyone, maybe the greatest that ever lived is the epitome of endurance and strength and courage and durability. That's amazing.

Jay Jacobs:Now you both have toyed with the idea of if there is a second season where you'd like to go but specifically, if you had a choice, is there some place in particular that you would suggest for the show to do for the second season?

William Shatner:Terry?

Terry Bradshaw:Some place cool.

William Shatner:Or air conditioned.

Terry Bradshaw:Right. I've heard (words cities) passed out but I've never been to Paris. I've never been to Madrid. I think that would be - I think those cities would be fascinating for me. Obviously Cuba would be a place that I would really - Cuba would be cool. There's just a lot of - I've never been to Niagara Falls soÖ

William Shatner:No kidding?

Terry Bradshaw:Yes I'veÖ

William Shatner:You're a tourist. I want to go to China. I want to go to China, I want to go to India.

Jay Jacobs:Okay.

Terry Bradshaw:Let me know how it is and thenÖ


Terry Bradshaw:You really would want to - I wouldnít mind going but I'd like to go at a little different time of the year. It was - God dang it wasÖ

William Shatner:Oh no. No, no, we have to go when it's cool. No, it was our death almost. You could see the air in the monsoon season. No, but Northern India and China in its complexity andÖ

Terry Bradshaw:I've never been there, I'd like that. I'd like to go to Russia.

William Shatner:Russia would be great.

Terry Bradshaw:Yes. I'd like to do all of this before we all can't walk and talk and see unlessÖ

William Shatner:And I'm very close to that.

Terry Bradshaw:Unless they do the show out of a wheelchair then we're good, we've got ten more years.

Jay Jacobs:All right.

William Shatner:And then retitle it, Too Late!

Terry Bradshaw:Too Late. Oh my God.

Jay Jacobs:Okay, thank you.

Terry Bradshaw:Too Late, that's good, I like that. Bill says we'll name that one Too Late.

Woman 1: Too Late and Never.

William Shatner:Right.

Operator: And our final question is from the line of Cody Shultz from Hidden Remote, please proÖ

Cody Shultz:Hi guys, thanks so much for speaking with us today.

Terry Bradshaw:Thank you.

Cody Shultz:You know listening to you guys just even on this call it's still hard to believe that you weren't good friends before the series started because you have such crazy chemistry and this really good banter. How surprised were you guys by how quickly you clicked and have you stayed in touch since the season wrapped up?

Terry Bradshaw:Bill?

William Shatner:Well, you know we haven't. Everybody's busy and goes on so Terry and I for example have a few times communicated by email to say how are you, what are you doing and Terry comes to Los Angeles and he'll be doing so more often now that he's going to be Color and the Rams have come to Los Angeles so Terry is going to celebrate that with me before it's too late.

Terry Bradshaw:(Unintelligible).

William Shatner:And so no, we have communicated very little but with - on my part with the anticipation that now that we know this is working, the show is working, that we will spend more time together. And as a result I will appreciate more emphatically the time I will get to spend with Terry and the others. But I'm looking forward to spending the time. We ate meals together, we'd meet in the morning, walks and the activities that we had to do. I will..

Terry Bradshaw:You and I worked out just about every day in the gym. Bill's got a workout habit, I mean, you've got to see this guy. It's pretty impressive. But we - I never saw Henry in there but he and I were in there. And Jeff Dye never worked out.

William Shatner:No, he's too thin.

Terry Bradshaw:George did. Yes, yes, exactly either that or he was hung over drinking all of that beer.

William Shatner:Right.

Terry Bradshaw:Bill's right, when we finished - well first of all you heard me say that he's not real sure, or I wasn't meeting these guys and I was scared perhaps Bill ask me Star Trek questions to see if I was a fan. So I had my wife - my wife actually Googled all of the information and gave me everything I needed to know.

William Shatner:That's hysterical, I didnít know that.

Terry Bradshaw:That's why I came up with beam me up Scotty. So I didnít know that because I didnít watch the show.

William Shatner:And I had to ask people was it three or five rings?

Terry Bradshaw:Yes. Yes, right. I reminded you of what that was. No, it was we built the relationship and you just donít know when you put five people together, five total strangers how is it going to be received. What's the perception through a television and that is exactly what it was. It was chemistry, it worked. It's like the pregame show at Fox. You donít know but it works and our friendship grew and grew and grew to the point where we could insult one another, we could make fun of one another and we could embrace and hug one another.

When Bill did the funny thing about George Foreman on the boat, nobody laughed and he got his feelings hurt and we just told him, oh God that's terrible. I mean, he was so serious and so were we, that's terrible. Sit down, that's not funny. And so you learn these things about people but chemistry, chemistry is just that, it's chemistry. It either blends and comes together and everybody says, oh look, these guys like one another and genuinely if you donít like one another it will show and that was not the case. We had a blast, absolute blast and I've got all of these new friends. I've got all of these new friends.

William Shatner:I agree, I concur.

Cody Shultz:And then just a quick follow-up, Terry, we know part of the last leg of your adventure includes a celebration of your 67th birthday, so what crazy high-jinx can we expect?

Terry Bradshaw:On the 67th birthday? Oh man, I donít think there's - I donít think there was anything other than the shock value, I had no idea that they, you know, were having a party for me. No, there's - I donít thinkÖ It's been a year ago. I donít think it - I donít think it's anything too crazy. I can't remember to be honest with you.

William Shatner:Well, I donít want to destroy the surprise but we did surprise him and it was heartfelt.

Terry Bradshaw:That's for sure.

William Shatner:For his birthday, it was a neat occasion to celebrate this great athlete and this wonderful American personality.

Terry Bradshaw:It was totally a surprise. I remember I got a call one day from Jimmy Johnson, he said boy you and Shatner really have some funny lines and I said, what do you mean by funny lines? Those aren't lines, we donít have lines, those - that's justÖ He said what do you mean, that's not written? I said, no that's not written, you can't write this stuff. And that's the beauty part about this is that there's some funny people in this thing man, I mean God dang.

You know even to the point, Bill you didnít know this I donít think, I would come in in the morning and the first thing I would say to Henry Winkler, I'd go woo, hey! And the first day he stopped me and he said, let me just ask you something, are you making fun of me or do you really like that? I said, are you kidding me? I'm wanting you to do it, I absolutely love it. No I'm not making fun of you. So then he would go, woo!

And so then it - you know, and I only did - I did two beam me up Scotty and Bill says, okay, enough of the beam me up.

William Shatner:I'd rather go woo. I'll do woo.

William Shatner:Hey.

Cody Shultz:Thanks again.

William Shatner:Are we good?

JC: Yes, thanks everybody for joining today.

William Shatner:Thank you very much for talking to us.

JC: Yes, big thanks to Bill and Terry for taking the time to do the call. We hope everybody will tune in and watch on Tuesday when the cast goes to Thailand.

William Shatner:Terry?

Terry Bradshaw:See you soon brother. Love you man.

William Shatner:Love you Terry, see you soon. Bye everybody.

JC: Bye, thank you.

Operator: Ladies and gentlemen, that does conclude the conference call for today, we thank you for your participation and ask that you please disconnect your lines. Thank you.

END

Shatner and Bradshaw

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