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TrekToday - Shatner's 'Boston Legal' Ends

Shatner's 'Boston Legal' Ends

By T'Bonz
December 8, 2008 - 9:05 PM

William Shatner's portrayal of Denny Crane ends tonight with the series-ending finale of Boston Legal.

As reported by USA Today, Crane, Poole & Schmidt finds itself in dire straits in the two-hour finale of Boston Legal and the firm may be forced to find a buyer. And Shatner's Denny Crane is not doing so well either, as his Alzheimer's has rapidly progressed and the only hope is a non-FDA approved drug that could slow down the process.

After five seasons, Boston Legal comes to an end tonight. The show garnered five Emmys and a Golden Globe during its run. Shatner collected one of those Emmys in 2004 for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series," and the Golden Globe one in the same year for "Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series Made for Television."

Meanwhile, according to Journalnow.com, Shatner received a positive review for his new talk show, Raw Nerve. "Shatner, a.k.a. Denny Crane, Capt. James T. Kirk, T.J. Hooker, commercial pitchman and camp spoken-word recording artist, brings unexpected enthusiasm to the task of debriefing C-list celebrities...In taking on this interviewer role, Shatner joins the ranks of empathetic, smart and curious talkers who do well in the format."

To read more, head to the articles located here and here. Additional information on the awards came from Wikipedia.

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