Michael Long is a crimefighter who is seriously wounded during his work. Nursed back to health by a mysterious benefactor (chairman of the Knight Industries), he regains consciousness a new man with a new face and a new name: Michael Knight. His mysterious benefactor (through the guise of associate Devon Miles) provides Michael with equipment and support so that he can continue his crime fighting work. The most notable piece of equipment supplied, is "KITT", a high-performance sports car fitted with artificial intelligence. Written by
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Did You Know?
When this show became a hit, and for several years following its cancellation, aftermarket kits were available to add the "scanner eye" to consumer Trans-Am cars of appropriate vintage. See more
In many episodes, the cars used in crashes or in scenes where a car is falling in a lake are clearly model-cars "driving" through miniature landscapes. See more
[closing narration - early episodes
Michael Knight, a lone crusader in a dangerous world. The world... of the Knight Rider.