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Capt. Kirk cracks Anderson Cooper up with his real-life trip to the final frontier, a “Hamilton” star sends a history teacher a message, and surveillance videos across Colorado capture an “event of a lifetime” on camera. These are the must-watch videos of the week.

Space: The final frontier

03:09 - Source: CNNBusiness
Trivago CEO's son crashes live CNN interview

Happy Wade heard his wife, Kristi, screaming and then turned to find a bobcat attacking her in their driveway. He hurled it into the yard and ended up shooting the cat because he suspected something was seriously wrong with the animal.

Not your grandmother’s pearls

01:02 - Source: CNN
Watch 'The Crown' cast dance to Lizzo

Atlanta Braves outfielder Joc Pederson’s necklace leaves some surprised fans clutching their pearls. CNN’s Jeanne Moos reports.

Better than a doctor’s note

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First look at Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana

When 16-year-old Luke Stevens missed a history test to hang out with Lin-Manuel Miranda, he enlisted the “Hamilton” star’s help in recording a video message for his teacher. Her excited response featured more than a few exclamation points.

Rare discovery changes 6-year-old’s career plan

02:17 - Source: CNN
Internet rejoices as dogs return to the White House

At first glance, a customer thought it was a child’s toy, but it turned out to be a real snake on top of cans of beans in a North Carolina Target store. Yikes!

Great balls of fire

02:21 - Source: CNN
See playful panda cub's virtual debut

Experts say it was a giant fireball meteor that was caught on camera shooting across the sky in Colorado. CNN affiliate KCNC tracked down surveillance videos of the unusual event seen across the state.