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William Shatner to Star in 'S--- My Dad Says' Pilot for CBS

William Shatner to Star in 'S--- My Dad Says' Pilot for CBS

William Shatner is set to star in a new pilot on CBS based on the Twitter account “S— My Dad Says”.

The story is based on a Twitter feed by Justin Halpern, a 29-year-old who moved back in with his parents and documented the comments his 73-year-old dad made throughout the day, according to THR. Justin co-wrote the script for the pilot!

William, 78, will play Justin‘s father in the pilot, which has Will & Grace creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick serving as executive producers.

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  • Becca

    I love that Twitter account and cannot believe William Shatner is 78! Should be a good pilot. Seems promising.

  • brightside

    Haha – can’t wait – love Justin’s father, not too sure about Bill playing the curmudgeonly old git. Hope the TV show keeps the swearing in! Hilarious.

  • Eva

    Haha I love sh!t my dad says :D Favorite quote!!

    “The baby will talk when he talks, relax. It ain’t like he knows the cure for cancer and he just ain’t spitting it out.”

  • Sam99

    My favorite…”The dog doesn’t like you planting shit in the yard. It’s his yard. If you shit in it, you own it. Remember that”

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    i found out about that twitter account not 2 long ago
    it’s pretty funny
    when u think about it it’s amazing how u can make a famous twitter account in2 something big like that
    i hope the show is actually funny altho i dont have high expectations with william shatner, he needs 2 retire imo

  • JLK

    Another new CBS comedy and this one with William Shatner? This sounds promising. He certainly makes me laugh!

  • lalala

    omg i didn’t know this was happening. i follow him on twitter, that guy’s dad is freakin hilarious! i’m sad that william shatner is gonna be in this, i’m not a fan. but i’ll watch anyway!

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