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Detective Nick Knight is investigating a series of murders in which the bodies are found drained of blood - but the most recent one doesn't fit the pattern. Instead it involves the cure that Nick has been searching for for decades, so that he himself can face the light of day. Later remade as the first two episodes of Forever Knight. Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>

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It's taken two hundred years but this cops past is about to catch up with him.

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20 August 1989 (USA)  »

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Nick Knight - keskiyön kyttä  »

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A failed pilot, although the show was later remade into 'Forever Knight' (1992), with an entirely new cast, except for John Kapelos who reprised his role as Det. Don Schanke. See more »

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Wires are visible when Nick lifts up the bouncer outside the club. See more »

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Nick: You have no idea what it's like to live all these years, and watch those you love grow old and die, one by one.
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Followed by Forever Knight (1992) See more »

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Endless Summer Nights
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Performed by Richard Marx
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Good enough movie to make you want to see the series Forever Knight.
4 April 2007 | by (Central City, Kentucky) – See all my reviews

The movie was fine, with good casting and the scenes were excellent. However, I guess I became spoiled by the television series, because I liked Gerient Wyn Davies as Nick much better and Nigel Bennett was made to play Delacroix. It would be great if they could take that series and do a major film from it. This film, the original television pilot for the series does hold up well. Rick Springfield is an excellent Nick. I was somewhat disappointed with the climax of the story (I don't want to spoil it for those who have not seen it) but hey, you cant always have everything in life that you want. For all you classic car fans, check out Nick's vintage 1959 Caddilac. It could have been billed as a star of the show itself.


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