publication date: Sunday, April 17, 2022 (part of Spring 2022)

category: Television

clue: You might know him from his roles in Seinfeld, Pretty Woman, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, or Dream On, not for invading Prussia.

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, and Richard Slominsky

trivia: The clue was a throwback reference to the May 4, 1998 goo of Alexander.

Stars Who Trekked: Since its inception in the 1960s, the science-fiction program Star Trek and its many spinoff shows and movies have spread across pop culture, attracting a huge fan base... and that includes big-name stars who are happy to make guest appearances. The celebrities in this theme, who will appear throughout the Spring 2022 season, are all established names in Hollywood who signed up for guest appearances in some iteration of Star Trek.

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