Knight Rider: Season 1, Episode 1

Knight of the Phoenix: Part 1 (26 Sep. 1982)

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A detective, believed to have been killed, is given a new face and identity and is armed with an artificially intelligent super car.

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When a young detective is ambushed in a failed police stake out, he is believed to have been killed. In reality, he revives and learns that his face has been altered and his identity has been changed to Micheal Knight. The person responsible for this is Wilton Knight, a dying billionare who, convinced that one man can make a difference, has selected Micheal for the role as a crime-fighter. Now armed with a advanced car called KITT which has the equivalent armor of a battle tank, capable of speeds over 300 MPH and contains an artificial intelligence computer personality as an aide, Micheal agrees to perform his assigned role. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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A young man set on revenge. His partner... an indestructible car.

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Lance LeGault and Charles Napier both appeared on The A-Team (1983); LeGault starred as Colonel Roderick Decker, and Napier replaced him for one episode as Colonel Briggs. See more »

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When Michael falls asleep and KITT switches to auto cruise, the red speech indicator has "KNIGHT 2000" written over it. See more »

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Buddy: I wonder what this button...
Michael Knight: Don't start pushing things, I don't even know what those things do!
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Featured in Knight Rider: Chariot of Gold (1983) See more »

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Knight Rider forever.
15 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

KNIGHT RIDER is one of the best TV series ever made. Beginning with an action-packed and thrilling pliot episode, we were taken for an unforgettable ride with David Hasslehoff's Michael Knight and his supercar, KITT (voiced unforgettably by William Daniels). Today, the show isn't as popular as once was but still many faithful fans who love it to bits. I'm one of them. Knight Rider is forever.


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