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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The running gag of the two car thieves trying to steal K.I.T.T. was written, shot and inserted after the first cut of the pilot was seven minutes too short See more »

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Camera and cameraman is visible in the car when Michael gets shot. See more »

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Michael Knight: [feeling K.I.T.T.'s hood under the impression that it's his own Pontiac] What's this, a new paint job? It feels like baby skin.
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Followed by Team Knight Rider (1997) See more »

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Good tv-series
3 July 2002 | by (Paisley, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I remember this when I was younger, I thought it was brilliant that there was a talking car, that could do almost anything, unlock doors, crash though brick wall without damage, etc and best of all, drive it's self, still now it was brilliantly done to have a car that could do that, with turbo jump and other accessories, although looking at the acting by Hasselhoff looks wooden, and the story lines a bit had to believe. There are repeats of this tv series still running, I still like it. I would let any youngster watch as it is well done for the time. How long will it be till we actually get cars that will talk to you or do this for real, not to long into the future.


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