I also thought there was real potential for it to be funny.” Shatner, who had never ventured anywhere more exotic than Australia, explained during the post-screening Q&A that he hopped aboard the BLTN train for the “challenge of going with four people you don’t know to a place you’ve never been.” He was especially sold when he heard who his fellow tourists would be.
You see the elephant leaning into me like he was a puppy.
It was one of the great moments of my life, outside of my children, grandchildren, and family.” Dye’s favorite city was Kyoto.
It was very hot, and some of the sleeping arrangements were terrible, and we would take trains or buses that were not comfortable, and we’d all turn into grumpy old men.” But at the end of the day, they never went to bed angry, and Dye said they grew from being strangers to good friends who helped each other face fears and climb mountains — sometimes literally — and had many deep conversations about life, work, aging, and even death.
I was able to go into the editing room and see what was going on.