Knight Rider: Season 1, Episode 3

Deadly Maneuvers (1 Oct. 1982)

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After giving a lift to a woman to an army base, Michael investigates her father's death and discovers a plot to sell nuclear weapons.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
General Duncton
Allen Williams ...
Major Sanderson
Ron Kuhlman ...
Sergeant Perkins
Devon Ericson ...
Robin Ladd
Andre Harvey ...
Lt. Hugh Rainey (as André Harvey)
Tom Gilleran ...
Col. Ernest Ladd (as Thomas Gilleran)
Dennis Kerwin ...
Cpl. Cotler
Danil Torppe ...
Corporal James
James Carroll ...
M.P. #2 (as James Lough)
Peter Harrell ...
M.P. #1
Corporal Webb
Jeff Silverman ...


Michael Knight picks up a lifting girl, who turns out to be West Point graduate Robin Ladd, who hoped to make her dad, colonel Ernest Ladd, proud. Arriving at his Army base, they hear he was killed in a car crash. Posing as insurance agent, Michael proves it was no accident. He soon discovers the murder was to cover up malversations at the base. The military culprits are on his trail and determined to murder him too. Written by KGF Vissers

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Action | Crime | Sci-Fi





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1 October 1982 (USA)  »

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The bumper sticker on the back of K.I.T.T. at the end of this episode says, "Go Army!" See more »


In the scene set in the computer room, when Michael is talking to Robin, the boom pole and microphone are reflected quite clearly for several seconds in the window pane behind Robin. Furthermore, earlier in this scene the entire camera crew can be seen when the General is talking to Michael. See more »


General Duncton: [referring to Robin's computer skills] It's amazing how you handle this, Robin. My generation still gets nervous around adding machines.
Robin Ladd: Well, you have to be confident around them, they can sense fear, you know.
General Duncton: [laughs politely] Glad to see you haven't lost your old spark.
Robin Ladd: Thank you sir, I'm glad to see you haven't lost your old devious charm.
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Written by Walter Becker (uncredited) and Donald Fagen (uncredited)
Performed by Steely Dan (uncredited)
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