Knight Rider (1982–1986)
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Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death 

Michael and Kitt enter the Alternative 2000, a cross country race for cars that run on alternative fuel. They are there to find a saboteur, not to win, but find themselves having to rescue nosy reporter Liberty Cox in each lap.

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Liberty Cox
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Clark Sellers
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Ed Shaw
Francine Lembi ...
Dorothy Ackridge
Kai Wulff ...
Helmut Gras
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Dr. Kempler
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Hito Osaka
Richard Young ...
Sonny Prince
Adam Ageli ...
Hashi Al Qatar
G. Rockett Phillips ...
Lester Prince (as Gary Houston Phillips)
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Robert Balderson ...
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Michael and Kitt enter the Alternative 2000, a cross country race for cars that run on alternative fuel. They are there to find a saboteur, not to win, but find themselves having to rescue nosy reporter Liberty Cox in each lap.

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Action | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

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21 January 1983 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In this episode, an orange Dodge Charger is a participant in the race. The car is driven by a pair of relatives, one with blonde hair, and one with dark hair. The pair have a Dixie flag on their uniforms. Also, their vehicle is powered by moonshine. This seems like a reference to the series The Dukes of Hazzard, where a pair of cousins drive an orange Dodge Charger with a confederate flag painted on the roof, and have a family history of driving moonshine around a dry county. See more »

Goofs

To jump over the alcohol fueled car, Michael presses the Rocket Fire instead of the Rocket Boost button. See more »

Quotes

Michael Knight: Em, listen, when you finish up work tonight, how about you and I going out for a little dinner?
Bonnie Barstow: I'd love to Michael, but I'm spending the night with Kitt.
Michael Knight: Oh well, you two have a real good time.
Bonnie Barstow: [sits down] First I have to recharge his components, then I have to convert the engine to run on liquid hydrogine, then I have to flush his systems... and adjust his timing.
Michael Knight: Recharge his components? Flush his system? Kitt, don't you dare take advantage of her tonight.
K.I.T.T.: I won't.
Bonnie Barstow: Would you get out of here, ...
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March
from MacArthur (1977)
Composed by Jerry Goldsmith
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