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
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.
Members of a spin class in Atlanta were shocked when Joe Jonas crashed their “Jonas Brothers vs. One Direction” themed ride. Although the class was booked solid, the instructor found space for Jonas on the podium.
Better than a doctor’s note
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.
Ditch the laugh track
Late-night TV host Stephen Colbert joked he installed “remember how to applaud” signs to welcome back a live studio audience for the first time in 15 months since the start of the pandemic.
Great balls of fire
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.