Knight Rider: Season 1, Episode 0

Knight Rider (17 Feb. 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
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When a group of ruthless mercenaries kill a reclusive scientist, his creation, a new model of artificially intelligent supercar, escapes to find his daughter and recruit a ex-soldier to thwart them.



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Mike Traceur a bitter former Army Ranger and failed race car driver, just got a new lease on life, neither he cares for or wants this chance to make up for his past failings. FLAG wants a new driver, but he is hesitant to join this mysterious group and doubts this super car or he can make a difference. He's got problems, he's in debt and people want to kill him. The choice is all too obvious for him and the Knight Industries Three Thousand (K.I.T.T). Written by Anonymous

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An Icon Reborn.



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In the original series, KITT's license plate was a California plate: KNIGHT. In this series KITT's license plate can morph into any state they are in, and it is: 77KR117. (Although in some SSC scenes, it's just KR.) See more »


Mike was dead and a AED was used to restart his stopped heart. 1) a AED will not discharge on a stopped heart and 2) AEDs stop a heart to let it restart on its own. See more »


K.I.T.T.: I am the Knight Industries Three Thousand. You may call me "K.I.T.T."
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Good start to a new season
19 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just finished watching the new pilot for Knight Rider 2008. I thought it was great! Good action and plenty of the car (and looks like Val Kilmer has finally found a suited role as a robot).

The moans in previous posts are petty IMO. As for the Mustang not having good suspension for corners??? What are you on about? Does this look like it's a stockroom Ford to you? Grow some imagination people! Guess what? - stock Fords can't morph while you are driving either!

It is what it says on the tin - an updated version of KR and I like it. I grew up on Airwolf and KR and it's great to see one of em making a comeback.

Yes it may be far-fetched but so was the first version. How else can Michael get into so much trouble on a weekly basis? You gonna slag off the A-team next for being unrealistic? I hate to break it to ya but 4 bog roll tubes and a some gaffa tape does NOT translate into an armoured tank!

Watch it for what it is - and leave your pre-judgement at the door.

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