A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

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 Michael Knight / ... (85 episodes, 1982-1986)
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 Devon Miles / ... (85 episodes, 1982-1986)
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 Narrator - Opening Titles / ... (84 episodes, 1982-1986)
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 Bonnie Barstow (62 episodes, 1982-1986)
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 April Curtis (21 episodes, 1983-1984)
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 'RC3' Reginald Cornelius III (21 episodes, 1985-1986)
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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 Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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26 September 1982 (USA)  »

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According to Car & Driver Magazine, K.I.T.T. was originally intended to be a modified Datsun 280ZX, but General Motors' recently introduced F-Body Firebird Trans Am was substituted in pre-production. See more »

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In 'Soul Survivor' Michael is driving along the road talking with k.i.t.t on the opposite seat. When he stops the car after running out of petrol, he opens the door briefly and you see k.i.t.t isn't there. He is there again when he offers the car to the guy he flagged down on the road. See more »

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Michael Knight: [repeated line in the series, while using KITT's video monitor] Yo, Devon!
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Referenced in Mama's Family: Mama Learns to Drive (1984) See more »

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It's make just make believe
10 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was 3 years old when Knight Rider was released in 1982, I remember vaguely seeing some of the episodes when they were new. I find it puzzling that people will "nit-pic" a TV show that lasted a decent 4 years on the air, yes maybe corny to todays standards, but the show was harmless entertainment. Unlike TV programming today, at least it had it's own originality. Kids could watch it without a lot of heavy violence or nudity, (which was like none in Knight Rider. to name only a few.) on the contrary, it was very much sci-fi, as well as drama, and action. Bottom line, it's a TV show, get real folks, does anyone have imagination anymore?


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