Knight Rider

Knight Rider (1982)

74 mistakes in season 1

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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.

Sacha Premium member

Chariot of Gold - S1-E18

Other mistake: When the woman plays the video to show the people K.I.T.T, most of the footage you see cannot exist, especially seeing Michael driving inside K.I.T.T on K.I.T.T's monitor. Also when K.I.T.T crashed through the Comtron door from the pilot later on - when Michael sees the footage, this is just footage from other episodes rather than surveillance footage. (00:13:25)

martin79uk

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] (1) - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When the hoods are trying to take KITT one prepares to toss a brick at the window. If you slow it down, you can see a reflection of the crew member really close to the window. When the "brick" hits the window, you hear breaking glass, but no glass breaks. Also, the brick hits the other hood on the forehead, yet causes no injury, and no bleeding.

Movie Nut

The Topaz Connection - S1-E16

Other mistake: In an overhead shot of KITT speeding through the desert after Lauren's plane, you can see parts of KITT's hood wobbling against the wind. I seriously doubt a car made to be indestructible would have that happen.

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

Deliberate mistake: Watch the scene when Michael fell asleep. At the end of the cop chase the cops get out. Watch the license plate California KNIGHT in yellow letters. The next scene reads Nevada MCC224 and has an original Trans Am rather than KITT's rear.

Joseph Z

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.

Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: When the van overturns at the end of the episode, you can easily see the padded roll bars used to protect the actors inside. These bars don't appear anywhere else in the episode.

Trust Doesn't Rust - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Watch the scene where KARR engages in bank robberies. In one charge scene, KARR has the sticker job from Slammin' Sammy's episode, which it doesn't have at any other point.

Joseph Z

Forget Me Not - S1-E13

Revealing mistake: Watch the scene where Michael fights two guys for a purse. Michael calls KITT for help. When KITT jumps off a cliff, an old vehicle is the one that jumps off the cliff instead.

Joseph Z

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

Continuity mistake: When the police helicopter sees dead Michael by the car, he turns 180ยบ around between shots.

Sacha Premium member

Just My Bill - S1-E6

Other mistake: Just as Michael jumps over the roadblock, the whole front of K.I.T.T. flexes showing it's not a real Firebird but a mock up.

Nobody Does It Better - S1-E21

Revealing mistake: When you see KITT driving after Michael is released from prison, you can see that it is a stunt driver and a normal steering wheel. The driver also isn't talking yet we hear Michael's voice. (00:15:50)

martin79uk
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Nobody Does It Better - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Michael gets hit on the head in the private investigator's home, he falls in the chair and faces left. Next shot of him he is facing right. (00:17:45)

martin79uk

Nobody Does It Better - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Julian leaves the building during the party, you can see this isn't the actor playing the role of Julian but someone else. (00:23:10)

martin79uk

Nobody Does It Better - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When KITT forces the 4x4 off the road, you can see both people inside when it crashes wearing their safety harness. In the scene before when you see inside none of them are wearing any kind of belt. (00:37:40 - 00:38:15)

martin79uk
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White Bird - S1-E19

Revealing mistake: When Michael crashes through the side of the plane, you can see a pulley attached to the front wheel of the plane, which then is released. (00:40:15 - 00:40:50)

martin79uk

White Bird - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Michael and Stevie are in the car and it jumps through the panel on the trailer, when the car lands and it cuts back to Michael there is no trailer in the background. (00:17:05)

martin79uk

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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