The Daily Show
on Comedy Central
Hosted by Craig Kilborn
November 17, 1998
Craig: [William Shatner’s] got the big ego though. He thinks he’s special.
Kate: He has been a starship captain. What do you expect?
Craig: Are you one day going to have that enormous ego.
Kate: No. I keep my ego in perspective. [makes face]
Kate: ‘Cause I’m just a girl, right?
Craig: I’ll tell you what, if I were you, what would expand your ego. This is real, this is a Christmas ornament of you at the helm. [brings out 1998 Janeway Hallmark ornament] Look at this. How do you stay grounded, I mean you’re a super star. This is beyond a doll. This is a Christmas ornament.
Kate: No, but I think the logic behind this little device is extraor…it weighs fifty-eight pounds.
Craig: It is.
Kate: So, what does your Christmas tree look like, is the question.
Craig: The one down in Rockefeller Center is the only one that could hold this.
Kate: You wouldn’t wanna run into her in a dark alley, would ya?
Craig: You look tough there. Is there any… Can this be a stocking stuffer as well? Or is it just an ornament.
Kate: I’m sure you could…stuff it.
[audience laughter and applause]
Read the entire interview transcript with additional photos at Totally Kate: The Official Fansite of Kate Mulgrew.
Kate Mulgrew will return in the role of Hologram Janeway in Star Trek: Prodigy.