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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K.A.R.R. - (Knight Automated Roving Robot) aka the evil Trans Am, was the prototype for K.I.T.T. But its system had only been programed for self-prevail, were K.I.T.T. is programed to regard and prevail human life its "evil twin" was not. The voice of K.A.R.R. was done by voice actor Peter Cullen
, who is probably best known as the voice of Optimus Prime of "The Transformers", Cullen has also been voice to "The Predator" and Eeyore of "Winnie Pooh". See more
Every time KITT drives into the mobile headquarters we can clearly see that the car just barely fits, with only a few inches clearance from each side, yet Michael is able to swing the door open and get out. See more
Knight Rider, a shadowy flight into the dangerous world of a man who does not exist. Michael Knight, a young loner on a crusade to champion the cause of the innocent, the helpless, the powerless, in a world of criminals who operate above the law.
Referenced in Eye of God