Knight Rider

Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: Even after KITT's voice modulator changes to the three bars in the episode "Hearts of Stone," any shot of KITT starting himself up still shows the old voice modulator (a simple red square).

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: If you look closely at KITT throughout the pilot, the position of his scanner lens changes from being the normal scanner that we're all used to, and the scanner being at the very tip of the front bumper. (The latter case is because the car was used for a promo shots to sell to NBC, and after the show was picked up, they changed KITT's look, but still used the earlier shots).

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: During Comtron's Demolition Derby, Michael engages auto control. Michael controls the wheel during the ski mode stunt. When the car drops back on four wheels, Michael is driving with a regular steering wheel instead of KITT's steering wheel.

Joseph Z

No Big Thing - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the end when Michael is driving Devon in K.I.T.T, there is a truck behind Devon which isn't behind Michael, depending on who is talking in the shot.

Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: In the first few episodes watch KITT's glowing square. In some scenes the flasher says KNIGHT 2000 and other times it does not.

Joseph Z

Deadly Maneuvers - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Michael and K.I.T.T. go to rescue LT. Ladd off the firing range,the steering wheel isn't K.I.T.T.s usual steering wheel, it has metal bars coming out to the handgrips.

Blind Spot - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: After the KITT and Porsche chase scene, the police officer on the motorcycle comes to a stop in the dead-center of an intersection. But in the next shot when he looks around, he is barely inching into the intersection.

Big Iron - S2-E24

Continuity mistake: When Michael finds the stolen moving equipment, he parks KITT and then starts to climb down an embankment. The close-up shot of KITT's scanner reveals a tree in the hood's reflection. But when we saw KITT stop, there wasn't a single tree around.

Show generally

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of many shows it will show the car's instruments, panning from one to the other. The speedometer will show various speeds in that shot, but a close up of the gauge will then show 55 MPH.

Mister Ed

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: As Michael realises how he will be stopped on the way to the airport, he pulls over. KITT's front lower bumper does not have its spotlights, it is just a plain bumper.

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Michael gets shot and gets in his car to race to the airport, he calls Devon on the intercom. Before he gets into the car, he flinches and grasps his left side shoulder area where he was originally shot. When he talks to Devon, he's grasping his right shoulder. After he finishes talking and continuing the drive, he grasps the left one again.

Joseph Z

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Michael's bandages are being taken off, his nose and mouth are clear, but after Devon shows up they're covered and are being removed again.

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Lost Knight - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: The red wagon has Bob's plumbing painted on the side of the driver's side door.When being chased by Michael Knight, the sign is missing. It reappears later when Doug is playing inside it.


Knight in Disgrace - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: When Michael picks up the locket and opens it, the way he holds it with his fingers changes in the close-up shot.


A Good Knight's Work - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Gina locks the door after Michael leaves, the close up of the lock is different than the one on the door. On the door, the top of the faceplate is right next to the deadbolt knob, but in the close-up there's a lot more space that you can't even see the top of the faceplate.


Goliath Returns (2) - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Michael is getting Dr. Bergstrom out of Goliath, he steps onto K.I.T.T.'s hood and Bergstrom is to his right, in the next shot Bergstrom is to his left.


Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When KITT first stops talking the Auto Normal and Pursuit mode indicators change from old fashioned very angular with a different font and switches to the newer rounded rectangle with then new font. It does this several times.

Benjamin Lesley

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (2) - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The crooks steal KITT. When KITT announces himself, the crooks slam on the brakes. When the car comes to a halt, the back seat cushion is thrown forward. When the crooks take off, the back seat looks as if it hasn't ever moved forward.

Joseph Z

Forget Me Not - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When KITT drives off the edge of the cliff, the car changes from a pontiac to another standard car a number of times. When KITT lands, his flight trajectory was from approximately 10 feet, not 100 feet. He should have landed like a belly flop onto the sand, not a shallow dive.

Hearts of Stone - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When KITT jumps into the empty factory to save Michael the ramp is set a foot higher than the floor, yet when they drive out the same hole, the ramp is level with the floor so it can be driven down.

Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix] (1) - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When KITT takes part in the race and goes up on two wheels, you can see that the stunt driver is behind the wheel and that a dummy is strapped into the passenger's seat.

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Michael Knight: I need ya buddy.
KITT: Right away Michael.

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Trivia: David Hasselhoff, who plays Michael Knight on Knight Rider, was married to Catherine Hickland from 1984-89 and in 1992 Catherine married an actor whose real name is Michael E. Knight.

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