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Followed by 

Knight Rider 2000 (1991) (TV Movie)
Knight Rider 2010 (1994) (TV Movie)
Team Knight Rider (1997) (TV Series)
Knight Rider: Knight Rider (2008) (TV Episode)
Knight Rider (2008) (TV Series)

Remade as 


Knight Rider (1988) (Video Game)
Team Knight Rider (1997) (TV Series)
Knight Rider: The Game (2002) (Video Game)
This is a spin-off of the television series.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Steve Martin/Sylvester Stallone (1982) (TV Episode)
Johnny describes the upcoming NBC series
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Dick Cavett/Rebecca Holden/Chris & Lisa Scott (1983) (TV Episode)
Rebecca Holden talks briefly about joining the series for its second season
Saturday Night Live: Brandon Tartikoff/John Cougar (1983) (TV Episode)
Title on screen during Brandon Tartikoff's monologue.
Saturday Night Live: Danny DeVito & Rhea Pearlman/Eddy Grant (1983) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dr. Ruth on Saturday Night News.
Mama's Family: Mama Learns to Drive (1984) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mama Harper
Gimme a Break!: Knock Three Times (1984) (TV Episode)
Nell mentions "Knight Rider"
Diff'rent Strokes: Hooray for Hollywood: Part 1 (1984) (TV Episode)
Arnold and Dudley want to see the car
Diff'rent Strokes: Hooray for Hollywood: Part 2 (1984) (TV Episode)
Arnold and Dudley are on the set of the knight rider
St. Elsewhere: After Dark (1984) (TV Episode)
Shirley tells White that she needs the report on "that Hasselhoff car wreck."
Electric Dreams (1984)
Opening scene at airport includes a toy Pontiac Trans Am car with calculating capability. Knight Rider co-starred a Pontiac Trans Am machine with cybernetic capability. Electric Dreams co-stars Edgar, a computer machine, also with cybernetic capability.
Punky Brewster: Visit to the Doctor/Go to Sleep (1984) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Amazing Stories: Remote Control Man (1985) (TV Episode)
K.I.T.T. guest stars in this episode
The Adventure Game: Episode #4.6 (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Saturday Night Live: Catherine Oxenberg and Paul Simon/Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Tommy Flanagan sketch
Moors and Christians (1987)
Mentioned in a conversation
The Running Man (1987)
red moving light on car
MacGyver: Collision Course (1988) (TV Episode)
Similar story-theme to the K.R. episode "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" - alternative-energy cars in a race, mercs shooting at/planting bombs on the vehicles and otherwise sabotaging the race, etc. Even the arrogant driver-villain is played by the same actor, Kai Wulff.
Day by Day: Merry Kristin (1988) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the show.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Michael Landon/Jimmy Brogan/Roger Rees (1990) (TV Episode)
Michael Landon mentions that a man from Scotland confused him with the star of the show featuring the talking car
Palace Hill: The Hatchback of Chelsea Bun (1990) (TV Episode)
Chelsea Bun has a talking car named "CAR".
Late Night with David Letterman: Episode dated 27 September 1990 (1990) (TV Episode)
"Stonewall Jackson leads troops into battle at the wheel of a talking car" if The Civil War was on NBC
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Michael, this is K.I.T.T."
Baywatch: Game of Chance (1992) (TV Episode)
Humorously referenced in the dialogue of the final scene. Harvey tries to convince Mitch to let the lifeguards keep an amphibious car, but Mitch - played by Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff - tells him pointedly to forget it because the car "doesn't talk".
Goof Troop: O, R-V, I N-V U (1992) (TV Episode)
The show is alluded to by Pete and Max who refer to it as "the show about the car with the onboard computer with the bad actor"
Mr. Baseball (1992)
When Jack is flipping through TV he sees Knight Rider in Japenese.
The Edge: Tape Cycle #3 (1992) (TV Episode)
"What Kitt the Knight Rider car is doing right this minute."
The Ben Stiller Show: With Bobcat Goldthwait (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bobcat Goldthwait
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Arrested Development (1992) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during "Stalk Talk".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beatniks (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as K.I.T.T.): "I think we're here, Michael."
The Simpsons: Lisa's First Word (1992) (TV Episode)
When Bart asks to Lisa "Can you say David Hasselhoff?", a TV Guide with David and his supercar is shown.
Roncsfilm (1992)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as KITT) Michael, I want all episodes of Captain Nice burned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teen-Age Strangler (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as KITT): "Michael, I shut the door for you."
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Illusions of Grandeur (1994) (TV Episode)
After Lois goes down the chute to see Nick sitting in front of the TV, KITT's signature sound can be heard from the TV
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Adolf Hitler is 'Knight Rider.'"
Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Eric Clapton (1994) (TV Episode)
Still photograph on screen during Weekend Update during joke about David Hasselhoff.
Weird Science: Copper Top Girl (1994) (TV Episode)
The girl on whom Lisa based Rachel refers to the series.
SeaQuest 2032: When We Dead Awaken (1994) (TV Episode)
When Lt. Brody and the woman are being shot at by the sniper, they hide behind a poster pole with posters for a classic car show on it. One of the automakers listed on the poster is Knight Industries, the fictional creator of KITT, the car on Knight Rider.
WWE Raw: Where No Man Has Gone Before (1995) (TV Episode)
Todd Pettengill speculates that David Hasselhoff might show up at the Royal Rumble with his talking car.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
Servo: It's Knight Rider for Moms.
The Larry Sanders Show: Nothing Personal (1995) (TV Episode)
Larry confuses MacGyver with Michael Knight, and believes that MacGyver is the guy who drives 'that talking car'.
Baywatch: Sweet Dreams (1995) (TV Episode)
Mitch ask the baby if he likes Knight Rider.
The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best (1996) (TV Movie)
Critch tells Jim "Your car is a TV star, just like what's his name...Hasselhoff?"
Baywatch: Talk Show (1997) (TV Episode)
Just before Jay Leno meets Mitch and Cody, he is talking about an idea for a show about a car that talks to its owner.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Terror from the Year 5000 (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (as KITT): "Michael, why don't you answer me?"
Eye of God (1997)
Tom's grandmother mentions the show in dialog with her son, ca. 32 min. into the film.
Beverly Hills, 90210: All That Jazz (1997) (TV Episode)
Clare mentions the series
You Don't Know Jack: Television (1997) (Video Game)
The television series is mentioned in one of the questions.
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/En Vogue (1997) (TV Episode)
Photograph of David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight is shown during Weekend Update.
The Wonderful World of Disney: The Love Bug (1997) (TV Episode)
Front-mounted laser on evil "clone car" that's used to attack the featured car, like KARR does to KITT in the "K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R." episode.
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
guinea pig tells the Dr. "You can't save 'em all Hasselhoff!"
Celebrity Deathmatch: The Missing Girl (1998) (TV Episode)
During the fight between David Hasselhoff and John Tesh, the talking vehicle from the show can be seen in the audience
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 106 (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Hats"
South Park: Chickenpox (1998) (TV Episode)
A character writes an essay on this show.
The Simpsons: The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace (1998) (TV Episode)
KITT the talking car appears in the movie made to cheer up Homer.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Pom Pom Incident (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Go (1999)
Simon says he learned to drive by watching this tv show (and others).
Goomer (1999)
Elma: "My love life raises the same passions than a Knight Rider episode".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Diabolik (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: (as KITT) Michael, we're lost.
Big Wolf on Campus: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow (1999) (TV Episode)
Merton says, "Mr. Dunleavy, this is a bio class. The only science today we learned is how they got the car to talk on Knight Rider (1982)."
Interstate '82 (1999) (Video Game)
Bakta Rider (1999) (Short)
Parody of the original series.
The West Wing: 20 Hours in L.A. (2000) (TV Episode)
Donna tells David Hasselhoff that she is a fan of the show.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Todd/Fred/Dave/Lore (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced in one of the $4,000 questions.
Futurama: The Honking (2000) (TV Episode)
Project Satan's windshields come from the car in "Knight Rider"
Popular: The Shocking Possession of Harrison John (2001) (TV Episode)
Sugar and George show each other their fan lunch boxes with the show's logo.
Aaagh! It's the Mr. Hell Show!: The Animation Special (2002) (TV Episode)
KITT appears briefly
Just Shoot Me!: The Burning House (2002) (TV Episode)
Jack calls David Hasselhoff "Knight Rider."
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Seeing Red (2002) (TV Episode)
Clem: "There's a Knight Rider marathon on TV."
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002) (Video Game)
Retarded Animal Babies (2003) (TV Series)
The name is mentioned and also we see Knight Riders car twice
NWA: Total Nonstop Action: NWA-TNA Weekly PPV #48 (2003) (TV Episode)
Raven mentions it in his promo as part of his comparison of Jeff Jarrett to David Hasselhoff, as people lacking in talent and charisma who both appeared on two hit TV shows.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 610 (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced whenever David Hasselhoff is participating in a game.
Dos tipos duros (2003)
The series is mentioned in a conversation
Assembling the League (2003) (Video)
Shane West says 'Knight Riders got nothing on me'
The Simpsons: Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore (2004) (TV Episode)
TV exhibition features KITT.
Angel: Underneath (2004) (TV Episode)
Spike: "You never heard of Knight Rider? Knight Industries 2000? KITT?"
The Powerpuff Girls: Prime Mates/Coupe D'etat (2004) (TV Episode)
Professor dresses like Michael Knight. Buttercup even says he looks like something from an 80's TV show.
The Venture Bros.: The Trial of the Monarch (2004) (TV Episode)
In the intro, Brock is dressed as Michael Knight.
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Mile", the TV in Strong Bad's basement announces for a show featuring The Cheat in a Trans Am
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05 (2005) (TV Special)
The vehicle from the show appears as part of the charity appeal
Robot Chicken: A Piece of the Action (2005) (TV Episode)
sign for this show at the convention
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
In the opening title montage of newspaper clips, there is a mention of Herbie "hanging with" Knight Rider.
The Comeback: Valerie Gets a Very Special Episode (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie brings a jacket to Room & Bored which she wore when she was on Knight Rider.
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
The buttons "Light Rain", "Heavy Rain" and "Heavy Loam" on the dashboard of the Anti-Pesto van look like the three buttons on K.I.T.T.'s dashboard (Auto Cruise, Normal Cruise, Pursuit)
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Food Stamps (2005) (TV Episode)
a kid asks Chris if he saw the show
South Park: Cartoon Wars: Part 1 (2006) (TV Episode)
The Family Guy spoof clip sees Peter auditioning for the role of the car on Knight Rider.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
When Mel meets Gus and his friends for the first time, he drives in K.I.T.T., the car from this television series.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Corleone (2006) (TV Episode)
Rochelle tells Chris that he is not going to watch Knight Rider all day.
Malcolm in the Middle: Cattle Court (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Craig
Ed's Thing: The Music of 'Life on Mars' (2006) (Video)
Referenced by name
The New Paul O'Grady Show: Episode #4.38 (2006) (TV Episode)
Paul talks about this show with someone.
My Name Is Earl: Jump for Joy (2006) (TV Episode)
Earl says, "Knight Rider had the car."
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Malvo (2006) (TV Episode)
Drew says he wants to tape the show
Sale of the Century (2006) (Video Game)
Referenced by name
David Hasselhoff: Jump in My Car (2006) (Music Video)
The 1983 Pontiac Trans Am in the video has been modified to look like KITT from Knight Rider.
Scrubs: My Road to Nowhere (2007) (TV Episode)
In one of J.D.'s day-dream sequences Bob Kelso's camper talks to him like K.I.T.T. used to with Michael Knight
Heroes Unmasked: Telling Tales (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Aída: 21 (Kilo) gramos (2008) (TV Episode)
Luisma emulates Michael Knight.
Psych: Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion (2008) (TV Episode)
Young Shawn wears a "Knight Rider" t-shirt.
Svengoolie: The Invisible Man (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Svengoolie in a joke about the talking car.
Corner Gas: Bed and Brake Fast (2008) (TV Episode)
Brent daydreams that his car speaks to him with a fake British accent, like KITT in the television series "Knight Rider"
100 höjdare: Världens skönaste land - Del 6 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Coopers' Camera (2008)
Teddy wants a model KITT for Christmas.
The Footy Show: Episode #15.28 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name during a discourse on the Brownlow Medal by Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly.
Nostalgia Critic: Double Dragon (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic says that Billy and Jimmy's car has the computer from "Knight Rider".
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/David Cook (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
30 Rock: Believe in the Stars (2008) (TV Episode)
Jack tells Tyler Brody that he can be the voice of Knight Rider in a movie version
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
When Megan speaks to her car and her car responds to her
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Summer calls Tom to remind him about the opening song in the "Knight Rider" series.
Psych: Earth, Wind and... Wait for It (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions it to the suspect he interrogates.
The Office: Niagara: Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael during his 'stand up routine'
Heroes: Chapter Seven 'Once Upon a Time in Texas' (2009) (TV Episode)
Hiro wears a "Knight Rider" t-shirt.
Supernatural: Changing Channels (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam is turned into K.I.T.T. in the Impala
Tosh.0: Trampled Cheerleader (2009) (TV Episode)
K.I.T.T. is mentioned in dialogue
Community: Home Economics (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeff tells Britta that he and Abed missed Spanish class because of a Knight Rider marathon.
Heroes: Chapter Nine 'Brother's Keeper' (2009) (TV Episode)
Hiro wears a "Knight Rider" t-shirt.
This Ain't Dancing with the Stars XXX (2009) (Video)
"David Hasselhoff" said that the last partner he was chemistrying with was a car
Hollywood's Nailin' Palin (2010) (Video)
"David Hasselhoff" wants to be called Michael Knight and pretends to talk to KITT
Scrubs: Our Stuff Gets Real (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Heroes: Chapter Fifteen 'Pass/Fail' (2010) (TV Episode)
Hiro wears a "Knight Rider" t-shirt.
Cop Out (2010)
the theme song is Paul's cellphone ringtone
Saturday Night (2010)
Title mentioned during pitch meeting to Hugh Laurie's show.
Community: Contemporary American Poultry (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Abed
The Last Cop: Fremdgehen für Anfänger (2010) (TV Episode)
One of the suspects uses the username 'KnightRider' - resulting in Mick quoting the intro
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game (2010) (Video Game)
The band Clash At Demonhead arrives in a stretch limo version of K.I.T.T.. (Probably K.A.R.R.).
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.108 (2010) (TV Episode)
Don Johnson mentions that William Daniels was the voice of the car on the show
The Big Bang Theory: The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification (2010) (TV Episode)
Leonard mentions the show by name.
80's Dan: Automan (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as being created by Glen A. Larson.
Hall Pass (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Leyla and Mecnun: Rüya (2011) (TV Episode)
Mecnun's father rides Knight Rider.
Community: Critical Film Studies (2011) (TV Episode)
Abed compares himself to KITT.
30 Rock: Plan B (2011) (TV Episode)
Jack says he's planning a remake of the show with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
Hop (2011)
David Hasselhoff says his best friend is a car that talks.
The Cleveland Show: Ship'rect (2011) (TV Episode)
Knight Rider "The Boat"
Top Gear: At the Movies (2011) (Video)
Los Telepis: Mission Mu Possible (2011) (TV Episode)
A version of the main theme plays and Chamorro pretends to be KITT.
Los Telepis: Especial Navidad (2011) (TV Episode)
Chamorro pretends to be KITT.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.60 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno asks Bérénice Bejo if she watched "Le Knight Rider" growing up
Ghost Graduation (2012)
mentioned in dialogue
The Amazing Race: Taste Your Salami (2012) (TV Episode)
One team mentions Michael, KITT and Knight Rider when the Ford parks itself
House of Lies: Prologue and Aftermath (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Celebrity Apprentice Australia: Hair Show (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Hasselhoff when he talks about his previous modelling experience.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Hasselhoff mentions he was in the show.
Ted (2012)
John has its theme music for Ted's calls on his cellphone
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.118 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions the show by name.
Moone Boy: Another Prick in the Wall (2012) (TV Episode)
Crunchie Haystacks refers to the series.
Dave's Old Porn: Kathy Griffin/Tom Byron (2012) (TV Episode)
When Dave Attell mentions the band Night Ranger, Kathy Griffin misunderstand and mentions a talking car
Mais qui a re-tué Pamela Rose? (2012)
Bullit talks to his car and calls it K.I.T.T.
Harmontown: Adventurtunity Mobisode! (2013) (TV Episode)
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (2013) (Video Game)
Standard cyber-soldier helmets have a sort of scanning light on the mouthpiece that looks exactly like the light on KITT.
Happy Endings: Deuce Babylove 2: Electric Babydeuce (2013) (TV Episode)
Dave says KITT will be at a "TV Robots Through the Ages" exhibit
Harmontown: Blinking 12:00 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
title theme played as segue from commercial on TV
The Cinema Snob: Robot Jox (2013) (TV Episode)
"I take that back. Kojak and Knight Rider are on."
RED 2 (2013)
Knight Rider Theme Song is underlying in segments throughout RED 2 soundtrack.
The Aficionauto (2013) (TV Series)
Features a Pontiac Firebird Kitt car and guest stars David Hasselhoff
Harmontown: Hug Me, Hug Me, Hug Me (2013) (TV Episode)
The Goldbergs: Call Me When You Get There (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barry.
Harmontown: Dangle, Dipping and Heel Popping (2013) (TV Episode)
Some Jerk with a Camera: Boy Meets World Meets Disney World! (2013) (TV Episode)
Jerk refers to Mr. Feeney as "the guy who played KITT on Knight Rider."
Pastor Mike Online: Repairing the Breaches: Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014) (Video Game)
Two pictures of Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, hanging in a medical building (and you can get facial reconstructive work to look like the Hoff).
Toy Hunter: Toy Touchdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan.
The Chronic Rift: The Chronic Rift Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Time capsule review
The Grad Job (2014)
When the two friends enter Scarface's van for the first time, the TV show theme is heard and Yani mockingly compares it to KITT.
Brändärit: Ässä (2014) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned several times during the episode, the theme tune's played and also features cameos from both David Hasselhoff and KITT.
Screen Machines: Knight Rider Two Thousand (2014) (TV Episode)
A replica of K.I.T.T. is built.
Lost Girl: Big in Japan (2014) (TV Episode)
Bo calls Musashi "Knight Rider".
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #5.18 (2015) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question; photo of K.I.T.T. shown
The Goldbergs: The Darryl Dawkins Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Adam.
Blackcatloner: Welcome to 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner cited this show as one of his favorites growing up.
Cool Cat Saves the Kids (2015)
At the Hollywood Parade Cool Cat is showing KITT and refers to it as the "Knight Rider-Car"
The Mysteries of Laura: The Mystery of the Alluring Au Pair (2015) (TV Episode)
Laura seduces a clerk of the Brazilian consulate with talking about series Knight Rider
The Goldbergs: The Adam Bomb (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barry.
David Hasselhoff Show: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Features a bit with KITT.
Teen Titans Go!: Oil Drums (2015) (TV Episode)
Other popular 80's shows listed down by Cyborg
The Goldbergs: Just Say No (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam wears a Knight Rider t-shirt.
Blackcat Riffs: Chevrolet: What's New? (2015) (TV Episode)
"Michael, I detect an obstruction up ahead. KITT, activate turbo boost!"
Harmontown: Where My Technochromes At? (2015) (TV Episode)
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Taran Killam/Hugh Dancy/Kacey Musgraves/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Taran Killam mentions the series as an inspiration for his "SNL" character Blazer
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 June 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Golic says the car featured in this TV series will be available at a car auction
Ted 2 (2015)
The ringtone on John's mobile is the theme to the show. KITT appears in the unrated cut.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.23 (2015) (TV Episode)
Still of K.I.T.T. shown
Blackcatloner: An Ode to My Childhood (2015) (TV Episode)
A favorite show of Blackcatloner's growing up.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Sharknado 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Kalkofe mentions the car whisperer and lifeguard legend David Hasselhoff
Rick and Morty: Big Trouble in Little Sanchez (2015) (TV Episode)
Mention by Rick
Lego Dimensions (2015) (Video Game)
Features the world and characters.
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 3: Magical Friendship (2015) (TV Short)
Mentioned in dialogue
NCIS: Los Angeles: Blame It on Rio (2015) (TV Episode)
both Tony and Deeks mention it when explaining why Ryo is in town
Neo Magazin: Zurück in die Vergangenheit (2015) (TV Episode)
Jan Böhmermann mentioned that Knight Rider might sing the Berlin Wall to fall.
The Goldbergs: Baio and Switch (2016) (TV Episode)
Barry wants to hold hands with KITT.
Zoolander 2 (2016)
One of Atari's associates is known as KITT.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.32 (2016) (TV Episode)
Nick is asked a question about the name of the car in the original 1980's TV series during his Cash Builder round.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Drives a Car! (2016) (TV Episode)
In the car, Kimmy says, "I'll be Michael Knight, and you be KITT."
Traceroute (2016)
mentioned by name
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016) (TV Movie)
Todd Fisher and his wife, Catherine Hickland, own a car from the show.
Blackcatloner: Change Is in the Air (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among good 80's shows that aired on NBC.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.40 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "TV Shows by Episodes" category
The Goldbergs: Ho-ly K.I.T.T. (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned. And K.I.T.T. appears in this chapter.
Hviezdna párty: Episode #1.4 (2017) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question.
The Concessionaires Must Die! (2017)
mentioned by name
The Big Sick (2017)
Kumail mentions this in one of his stand-up bits
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.7 (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ondrej Sokol and Iva Pazderková.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Ego briefly takes the form of Michael Knight
It's No Game (2017) (Short)
David Hasselhoff reprises his role as Michael Knight when his "Hoffbot" mode is activated.
Papillon Rising: Leading Man (2017) (Music Video)
The main characters in the video imitate their personal movie heroes in their own music video.
Jay Leno's Garage: Larger Than Life (2017) (TV Episode)
Jay speculates about whether the Marine Corps' Knightriders squad might have anything to do with the TV show
Honest Trailers: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
David Hasselhoff cameos as his character from this show
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #10.24 (2017) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; photo of KITT shown
Killing Hasselhoff (2017)
David Hasselhoff driving K.I.T.T. and wearing the leather jacket from this series. Also, the music from the series is played.
M (2017)
Black car is compared to Knight Rider
The Family Chase: The Price Family (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2017)
Dialogue "How can I ever repay you?" "Just by being happy"
Loudermilk: It's All About the Beans (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben mentions K.I.T.T.
Mr. Robot: eps3.6_fredrick+tanya.chk (2017) (TV Episode)
Leon talks about the show, and later the theme plays.
I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp: Episode #2.8 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joe.
The Grand Tour: Past, Present or Future (2017) (TV Episode)
Kitt is mentioned.
Jay Leno's Garage: In Harm's Way (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jack Gill worked on the show
Outside Xbox: 5 New Videogame Movies Coming in 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
The television series is mentioned.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #11.24 (2018) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
Lucifer: My Brother's Keeper (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay Lopez registers at the hotel as Michael Knight.
Lethal Weapon: An Inconvenient Ruth (2018) (TV Episode)
Murtaugh and Riggs ask the suspect if this was a Knight Rider situation
Ready Player One (2018)
Parzival's DeLorean has KITT's sensor on the front grill
Welcome to Essex (2018)
Mike Rider is a nod to this show
Outside Xbox: Cyberpunk 2077: 7 Ways Cyberpunk 2077 Could Be the New Hotness (2018) (TV Episode)
The television series is mentioned.
12 Monkeys: Legacy (2018) (TV Episode)
Elliot Jones plays the theme song on the piano
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Keegan-Michael Key 6 (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Weird Newscasters"
Stuck in the Middle: Stuck in Dad's Birthday (2018) (TV Episode)
Tom and Daphne watch video copies of an old TV series about a cop who drives a talking car named the "Crimson Coupe."
Ernie & Tye's Excellent Adventure (2018) (Video)
Red scanner lights on grill of DeLorean.
Jay Leno's Garage: Prodigies (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jack Gill worked on the show
Half in the Bag: 2018 Catch-Up (part 2 of 2) (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay Bauman says the chip STEM in Upgrade reminded him of KITT in Knight Rider
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Mariska Hargitay and Ice-T/Sebastian Maniscalco/Tom Odell/Sean Kinney (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he comments on Transformers (2007) in "Back in My Day"
Il était une fois: 1987 (2018) (TV Episode)
soundtrack from
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #13.17 (2019) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
Knight Squad: Knight Glider (2019) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Simpsons: Girl's in the Band (2019) (TV Episode)
During Lisa's first music class, they play the theme song from this show
Cobra Kai: Glory of Love (2019) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Knight Rider and his computer watch.
Jay Leno's Garage: Unsung Heroes (2019) (TV Episode)
Jack Gill says that the show followed "The Dukes of Hazzard" in its use of car stunts
TallBoyz: Hoop hoop hooray! (2019) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Hawaii Five-0: A'ohe Pau ka 'ike i ka Halau Ho'okahi (2019) (TV Episode)
Danny compares the self driving car to KITT.
Supernatural: Last Call (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong With Terminator: Dark Fate In Zzzzzzzzz Minutes (2020) (TV Episode)
Narrator mentions KITT and Michael Knight.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Trabbi goes to Hollywood (2020) (TV Episode)
Oliver Kalkofe compares the Trabant from the movie with Kitt, also the Knight Rider Theme is played
K2000: sous le capot de KITT (2020) (Video)
bluray bonus feature
Supernatural: Drag Me Away (From You) (2020) (TV Episode)
Caitlin compares John to "Knight Rider"
Corner Gas Animated: Float Your Vote (2020) (TV Episode)
When Lacey asks Wanda to contact the candy sponsor, she provides her with the company's fax number, to which Wanda replies "Fax number? Who delivers their stuff, Knight Rider"?
Superintelligence (2020)
Superintelligence imitates the KITT car voice from Knight Rider. When Carol doesn't understand the reference, Superintelligence replies, "You never watched Knight Rider?"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Regina King/Kathryn Hahn/Chang-rae Lee (2021) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Kathryn Hahn.
Young Sheldon: Cowboy Aerobics and 473 Grease-Free Bolts (2021) (TV Episode)
David Hasselhoff has a model of KITT on his desk.
James & Isey (2021)
Black X car in this doco is inspired by the Knight Rider car.
The Goldbergs: Couple Off (2021) (TV Episode)
Adam suggests dad buy him a car like K.I.T.T.
How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast): A single failure, a little slip (2021) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #18.20 (2021) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
RiffTrax: Baby Ghost (2021) (Video)
"Please, feel free to call back later, much later." Bill Corbett: "I assume you have important stuff to do, like eat a gas station burrito and watch 'Knight Rider'."
Reservation Dogs: Come and Get Your Love (2021) (TV Episode)
Young Big wears a Knight Rider shirt.
Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022)
Chip has a Knight Rider lunch box.
You Can't Do That on Television: Jealousy (TV Episode)
opening segment

Featured in 

Childéric: Episode dated 27 September 1987 (1987) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Las dos orillas (1987)
A scene of the TV show is shown
David Hasselhoff: Looking for Freedom (1989) (Music Video)
clips shown
Half Baked (1998)
Safe Men (1998)
Lucky Numbers (2000)
The Strokes: Hard to Explain (2002) (Music Video)
Amongst stock footage, the video contains clips from Magnum, P.I. and Knight Rider
I Love the '80s: 1983 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this TV series was edited into this mini-series.
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.13 (2004) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
Screenwipe: Screenwipe USA (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
This Is England (2006)
Footage in title sequence.
Family Guy: Prick Up Your Ears (2006) (TV Episode)
Before going to commercial, they use the fade away clip featuring KITT that was used to go to commercial in the Knight Rider series.
Hollywood Burn (2006)
Clips are shown
Disco and Atomic War (2009)
Series is mentioned and clips are shown
Great TV Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
stunt double visible/stunt driver visible/crews shadows seen
How TV Ruined Your Life: Progress (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Same Name: David Hasselhoff (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip from the show starring the Hoff is shown
Parenthood: I Don't Want to Do This Without You (2011) (TV Episode)
Adam watches this show on TV
The Hands of Hollywood (2012) (Short)
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power (2013) (TV Episode)
Features clips from the show.
DWDD University: De wereld van Klöpping: Derde college (2013) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
The Goldbergs: The Circle of Driving (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in beginning montage.
Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
"How awesome would it have been if they got to ride around in Kitt from Knightrider?"
The Goldbergs: Call Me When You Get There (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Count It Down: Guilty Pleasure TV Shows (2013) (TV Special)
"Knight Rider" is #15.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Cars (Live Action) (2014) (TV Episode)
KITT is #1.
The Blockbuster Buster: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
ERod claims Kitt started SkyNet
WatchMojo: Top 10 Decade Defining TV Shows: 1980s (2014) (TV Episode)
Knight Rider gets an honorable mention.
Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
Clips shown
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Crime Fighting Duos on TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Michael Knight & KITT are #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sentient Vehicles of All Time (2015) (TV Episode)
KITT is #4.
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Seen on TV.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Television Characters of the 1980s (2016) (TV Episode)
Michael Knight is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows That Would Make Great Video Games (2016) (TV Episode)
Knight Rider gets an honorable mention.
Stranger Things: Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike's dad tries to fix the TV reception while the show is being broadcast. Hasselhoff is visible on screen.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Evil Twins in TV (2016) (TV Episode)
KARR gets an honorable mention.
The Goldbergs: Ho-ly K.I.T.T. (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip of this TV series is shown at the beginning of the episode.
The Big Sick (2017)
Footage from this show is shown
MenT: Dorucujeme zásilku! (2017) (TV Episode)
Short clip was shown.
Jay Leno's Garage: Cars of the Sports Stars (2018) (TV Episode)
clips from the show are shown
The '80s Greatest: Walls Come Down (2018) (TV Episode)
Features clips from the Television Show
The Goldbergs: Mom Trumps Willow (2019) (TV Episode)
Murray watches it on television.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows That Didn't Age Well (2019) (TV Episode)
Knight Rider is #6.
Downhill (2020)
An episode of this show is playing on television.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows That Should Be Remade as a Horror Franchise (2020) (TV Episode)
Knight Rider gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

O ippotis tis lakouvas (1985)
Similar title, similar names and a car named PSIT.
Your Mother Wouldn't Like It: Episode #2.4 (1986) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Tight Rider".
De Hollywood à Tamanrasset (1990)
K 3000 spoof
Tohuwabohu: Episode #1.1 (1990) (TV Episode)
A talking car called K.I.N.D. is part of a story.
Salut les musclés: K2 piles (1991) (TV Episode)
Parody of Knight Rider with a moped instead of a car and title spoofs the french title
The Simpsons: And Maggie Makes Three (1995) (TV Episode)
The family watch "Knightboat".
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (1997) (Video Game)
"Night Boat: The Crime Solving Boat"
Heat Vision and Jack (1999) (TV Movie)
The plot is a parody of the series.
Bakta Rider II (2000) (Short)
Parody of the original series.
Frankenström (2001) (Video)
Chappelle's Show: Tyrone Biggums's Intervention & Racist Hollywood Animals (2003) (TV Episode)
a fake clip featuring a racist KITT
Robot Chicken: Gold Dust Gasoline (2005) (TV Episode)
KITT participates in a cross-country race
Robot Chicken: Kiddie Pool (2005) (TV Episode)
Michael Knight and KITT are featured
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Runaway Pants/Scythe 2.0 (2005) (TV Episode)
Scythe 2.0 is an homage to KITT, complete with the scrolling red light and the voice of William Daniels.
Night Driver (2005) (Video)
Heavily features a replica of the Knight Rider car in action.
Cars (2006)
McQueen rolling down the ramp out of the moving semi-truck.
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Dad Day Afternoon/Scary Poppins (2006) (TV Episode)
Mandy watches "Day Rider" on TV.
Pablo Francisco: Ouch! Live from San Jose (2006) (TV Special)
Pablo does his impression of Michael Knight calling KITT.
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
making out in K.I.T.T.
Robot Chicken: PS: Yes, in That Way (2009) (TV Episode)
Michael passes gas while driving, and KITT is not pleased.
Eureka: If You Build It... (2009) (TV Episode)
Tabitha (Fargo's car) has a near duplicate of KITTs voice processor, not to mention the 'free will' aspect.
Supernatural: Changing Channels (2009) (TV Episode)
when Sam and Dean are trapped in TV Land they spoof Knight Rider
Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights: Episode #1.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Alarm für Cobra 11 - Die Autobahnpolizei: 72 Stunden Angst (2011) (TV Episode)
Semir & Ben use K.I.T.T. during a car chase, but no special feature works
Robot Chicken: The Godfather of the Bride 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
The nerd has an "Inception"-like "Knight Rider" dream within a dream.
Tujurikkuja (2011) (TV Movie)
The sketch "K.I.T.T." parodies this series.
Phineas and Ferb: What a Croc!/Ferb TV (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Katt Karr" on "Ferb TV." Michael Knight had KITT, but Roger Doofenshmirtz has Katt, but whereas KITT contained the artificial intelligence of a human, Katt has that of a house cat.
Black Dynamite: The Race War or Big Black Cannon, Balls Run! (2012) (TV Episode)
The race car Eartha K.I.T.T. is a parody of K.I.T.T. from this show.
Knight Rider 2016 (2015) (Short)
Title is a spoof of the original TV series.
Kung Fury (2015) (Short)
At the end, Kung Fury's car is a talking car voiced by Hasselhoff himself.
Robot Chicken: Cheese Puff Mountain (2015) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Knight Rider 2000 (2015) (TV Episode)
opening is spoofing the original show and the show is mentioned several times
The Simpsons: Teenage Mutant Milk-Caused Hurdles (2016) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in couch gag
Robot Chicken: Secret of the Flushed Footlong (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
The Goldbergs: Ho-ly K.I.T.T. (2016) (TV Episode)
Adam transforms the car of his father into K.I.T.T. with cartons. Later he drive an electrical K.I.T.T. of toy while the music of the series sounds
American Dad!: A Nice Night for a Drive (2017) (TV Episode)
The whole Talking car concept; Theme pastiche heard
Mr Biffo's Found Footage: Manorak (2017) (TV Episode)
Teen Titans Go!: TV Knight 3 (2018) (TV Episode)
"Crime Rider" is a parody of this show
Paradise PD: Karla (2018) (TV Episode)
Steve gets a talking car for a partner.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day Time Ended (2018) (TV Episode)
Tom hums the theme song. Jonah (as KITT): "Michael, why am I a Subaru now?"
Les Kassos: KK2000/Dumbof (2020) (TV Episode)
The KK2000 skit is a parody of this show.
Toon in with Me: The Spin Off (2021) (TV Episode)
Parodied as Toony's spin-off idea, "Knight Shark", about a talking submarine helicopter.

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