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 <email@example.com>
A young man set on revenge. His partner... an indestructible car.
Did You Know?
"Knight Rider: Knight of the Phoenix," Originally aired on NBC in 1982 as a two-hour TV movie. The two-hour pilot was later split in to two parts for syndication and the second half of the pilot was retitled "Knight Rider: Knight of the Phoenix, Part II." See more
When KITT is doing the 'doughnuts' at the intersection you can clearly see it has a normal round steering wheel. See more
[Michael Knight has just gotten his first view of KITT's interior
Looks like Darth Vader's bathroom.
Followed by Team Knight Rider
Peaceful, Easy Feeling
Written by Jack Tempchin
Performed by Eagles
(uncredited) See more