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K.I.T.T. From The KNIGHT RIDER Movie?? Or, Bored Fans With Photoshop??


Merrick here...


Okay, folks -- take this one with a BIG grain of salt. But, we kind of have to go here....

Both TikkiMotel and butt-guru (I'm not sure I want to know exactly what a "butt guru" is, although it would be a fantastic name for either a rock group or a porn DVD) sent in this picture.







It was found AT THIS LOCATION. The person posting the image says that this represents a developmental design for K.I.T.T. in the KNIGHT RIDER movie we're starting to hear about. Notice the lack of reflectivity on the surface around K.I.T.T.'s Cylon eye? Hmmmm....

Last week, it was reported that The Hoff will actually be appearing in this film & asked Orlando Bloom to play his son....a notion on which Orlando didn't seem particularly keen.

Longtime readers of the site may remember my shameful preoccupation with this particular Hasselhoff video...





...which I feel fully emobdies the breadth of Hoff's capabilities. I hope this portends a KNIGHT RIDER theme song, maybe from The Hoff himself!? Perhaps a man-and-car power balad? Or, maybe rap style -- with William Daniels' K.I.T.T. voice scratching in the background? "Michael! My...My... My...Michael!"

UPDATED: Of course, this video may be far more appropriate!





In all seriousness, if anyone out there knows anything about the legitimacy of this image...or the status of the KNIGHT RIDER movie project in general... please E-MAIL ME! I'd love to hear from you...





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  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:11 a.m. CST

    Fake-- but at least it's not red..

    by Kage

    like in Knight Rider 2000...

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:13 a.m. CST

    Nah

    by Alfeetoe

    Thats a regular Saleen, I believe. Photoshopped...but definitely nothing original.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:13 a.m. CST

    they should put flames on it!

    by casinoskunk

    that would be kick ass!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:15 a.m. CST

    meh

    by rotten666

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:17 a.m. CST

    Not unless they spent the whole budget on the car

    by jackinitraw

    David Hasslehoff is not properly medicated. The show wasn't even very good and survived on being camp....in the 80's. If this actually ends up getting made I'll be morbidly impressed.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:20 a.m. CST

    I'm gonna laugh....

    by rotten666

    when this project gets off the ground and the fans boys get buthurt over the treatment of a second rate 80's television show (IE: Transformers). "Dude, that's not the way kit looked. Oh man they changed Micheal Knight into a girl!" You know, shit like that.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:21 a.m. CST

    WELL

    by THE KNIGHT

    I'm the KNIGHT... So I'll chime in here.... More than likely, the image is fake but now I'm looking forward to seeing what the real car will look like.. -_-

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:23 a.m. CST

    You Know Youre Fucked When Orlando Thinks Hes Above It

    by flamingrunt

    The dude cant act for shit and the only reason why hes so hyped up is his attraction to 12 year old girls and the fact he was in pirates and LOTR. Lets see him as a leading man in his own film and see how well it does.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:24 a.m. CST

    That's a Koenigsegg CCX

    by dastickboy

    They'd let KITT be a Swedish car? No way.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:26 a.m. CST

    22'" RIMS ON K.I.T.T. = NIPPLES ON BATMAN

    by Elmore Rigby

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:26 a.m. CST

    22'S ON K.I.T.T. = FLAMES ON OPTIMUS

    by Elmore Rigby

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:28 a.m. CST

    NO FLAMES ON K.I.T.T. = NIPPLES ON OPTIMUS

    by Elmore Rigby

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:29 a.m. CST

    Fake, but at least it doesn't have a sphincter mouth

    by finky089

    nor is he covered in metallix spines.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:30 a.m. CST

    KR needs to be directed by McG starring Ashton Kutcher

    by SpyGuy

    Throw in some horribly bad pop tunes from Jessica Simpson, Taylor Hicks and John Mayer and you're set.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:32 a.m. CST

    Ive got a lot of Hoff to share with the world

    by EnemyWithin

    I dont care much for the film but that music video is one of the funnyest things ive seen in awhile.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:40 a.m. CST

    That video promotes Hoff related pedophilia

    by Eddie Hitler

    ....at one point he's singing '..you turn me on..' as the camera zooms on the two children zipping about with crappy angel wiongs. Bad timing or a hint at a darker, sicker Hoff....? You decide. I have.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:40 a.m. CST

    It may be a Koenigsegg CCX...

    by The Awful Goggle

    But does K.I.T.T. have the Top Gear rear wing installed?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:42 a.m. CST

    What the fux wrong with John Mayer?

    by QuiGonCheezwhipr

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:45 a.m. CST

    The Hoffs A Wife Beating Drunk

    by flamingrunt

    All this ironic love the internet has for him, making him out to be a superstar etc is insane.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:51 a.m. CST

    The project IS legitimate!

    by oceansized

    They're going the comedic route with it, a la Charlie Angels. The premise is to have an uptight, neurotic (translation: white) protagonist who through a twist of fate becomes KITTs new driver. Here's where the reimagining comes in: the voice of KITT will now be (as I've heard it put) "hip, street-smart, and urban". They're hoping to get Ludacris to do it. Of course, the car will teach its new driver some valuable lessons about being a man (note the clever irony). The Hoff will reportedly play the villian; another step in the self-cheesiness embracing,William Shatner phase of his career.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:54 a.m. CST

    oceansized...

    by abominate

    please tell me you're kidding. That's a horrible idea, a rape of my childhood, and a perpetuation of no talent rappers becoming no talent actors. The Dukes of Hazzard movie sucked because they took that approach.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:54 a.m. CST

    that video...

    by Datascream

    is probably the most laughably disturbing video..I have ever seen. I can't wait for the sequel.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:58 a.m. CST

    First Miami Vice, then Knight Rider?!?!?! YEEEESSSSS!

    by Lamerz

    Now if they'll just make a fuckin A-Team movie my life will be MOTHERFUCKING COMPLETE!!! That would be complete and total nirvana!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11 a.m. CST

    That's Hofftastic

    by The_Deathticle

    That video is reason #2,309 why Hasselhoff is the biggest douchebag on the planet, a position long held by Tommy Lee until The Hoff's recent re-emergence. The thing is, you want to believe that he does all this with his tongue in his cheek, self-aware of how bad everything he does is. But no. Watch him on a talk show or something. He honestly thinks he is quite the talented artiste. The man wanted to take credit for helping bring down the Berlin Wall with his music, for God's sake, a claim which actually may have some merit, as I would probably tear down a giant concrete wall too in an attempt to escape one of his concerts. Hmmmmm, I wonder if this video has any military applications. Broadcast this over the Al Jazeera Network and we'll have a peaceful Iraq within 48 hours. Anyway, back on topic. Knight Rider: The Movie. The series was fun when you were a kid in the 80's. Now, all growns up, it's impossible to watch, much like my once beloved A-Team. But go ahead, Hollywood. Keep churning these bullshit remakes and re-imaginings out. Someone must be paying money to see this shit because you keep making them. My ass, however, will not be among those parked in a theater seat for this.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:03 a.m. CST

    The Awful Goggle

    by dastickboy

    No, because if you look close you can see the gaffer tape on the front bumper.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:03 a.m. CST

    "uptight, neurotic protaganist"

    by zer0cool2k2

    You mean, they want Ben Stiller to star in it? If they were going that route, it'd be funny with Steve Carell. Kitt: "Mike, you know how I know you're gay?"

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:06 a.m. CST

    Oceansized forgot to include a bit of the script...

    by Lamerz

    As hey speed up to turbo boost over a train blocking their path. KITT says, "Michael we ain't gonna make it! I'm tellin ya, dog!" Michael reponds, "Why, yes, we will, KITT. As a former race car driver that was injured in a race and secretly recruited by the Foundation, you must learn to trust me," and presses Turbo Boost on the dash. They sail over the train, and Michael says, "See? I told you we would make it, didn't I?" KITT responds, "Aww, maaan. Ni**a, fuck you..."

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:10 a.m. CST

    the Fuck did u just make me watch, Merrick?

    by chickychow

    I mean, I loved it, sure. I think the final 10 secs are the best, featuring a giant fish in Hoff's mouth and some fuckin freak with gigantic eyeballs. As for the Knightrider movie.. do u REALLY care?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:13 a.m. CST

    chickychow - Blasphemer! Of course we care!!!

    by Lamerz

    It's FUCKING Knight Rider, bitch!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:15 a.m. CST

    Lamerz, you forgot the [/sarcasm] tags in your post.

    by paulh

    Heh.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:16 a.m. CST

    Fuck Knight Rider.. I was Street Hawk the movie

    by DarthMartel

    yeah boi

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:19 a.m. CST

    Lamerz,you forgot the [/sarcasm] tags in your 1st post.

    by paulh

    Corrected, then,

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:20 a.m. CST

    ugh make that want instead of was... sleepy after lunch

    by DarthMartel

    na

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:23 a.m. CST

    KITT vs. the Jack Sack.

    by paulh

    Do you even need to put odds on what would walk away from that battle?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:23 a.m. CST

    Manimal: The Movie

    by Blue_Demon

    You know you want it.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:25 a.m. CST

    I want either McG or Michael Mann to direct

    by Vern

    McG knows the right level of ludicrous furiousness to make it fun, but if Mann did it gritty it would be funnier. I think he is busy working on his dark version of Police Academy though.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:28 a.m. CST

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzD4s-agm00

    by earthlingdave

    New trailer? Whatchathink?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:30 a.m. CST

    Lamerz, that was only a first draft!

    by oceansized

    Give it a chance to develop, man! But for anyone not sure about the veracity of my last post, yeah I was kidding. But I'm guessing the final product won't be too different from my little parody.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:32 a.m. CST

    Bruce Campbell should play KITT...

    by Edward_nygma

    ...he can so do this part.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:34 a.m. CST

    That's how Optimus Prime should look FYAAA!

    by Dolmes

    I'm talkin bout, tribute

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:37 a.m. CST

    Hoff Did a Music Vid With KITT - Jump In My Car

    by Jam Banjo

    Its terrible, its quite recent, look on youtube, called 'Jump In My Car' like a bad musical number, with him looking like a paedo picking up some girl young enough to be his granddaughter. Brilliantly bad.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:37 a.m. CST

    Things KITT ought to say:

    by brycemonkey

    "Kick his ass Michael"... "Want another drink for the road Michael"... "I could take Optimus in a fight"

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:38 a.m. CST

    And Lamerz, your life may soon be MOTHERFUCKING COMPLET

    by oceansized

    According to Today's News at cinescape, the guy who created 'Supernatural' "is currently working on an update of The A-Team for The CW". This one's evidently not a joke.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:38 a.m. CST

    KITT has a beer and cheets on Michael!

    by brycemonkey

    You know you want it.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:46 a.m. CST

    More things KITT ought to say:

    by Admiral_Kirk

    Michael, Go fuck yourself, I'm driving from now on... No minibar for you Michael, don't you remember what happened last time... Michael, you're going back to rehab... Michael, Here's your fucking turbo boost right here...

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:47 a.m. CST

    brycemonkey - KITT should say ...

    by Lamerz

    ... channeling Geena Davis from The Long Kiss Goodnight ... "Suck My Dick!" Because everyone knows its cool to have women and objects without dicks say suck my dick.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:05 p.m. CST

    Jump in my Car

    by pandamaster83

    is indeed amazing. You must see it: google haselhoff jump in my car now please.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:08 p.m. CST

    THIS WAS STOLEN FROM FIREFLY!!!!

    by J-Dizzle

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Sweet Sassy Jesus. That Hoff video was...I don't know

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    But I couldn't take my eyes off it. Thank you, Merrick. That was a gut buster. A ray of pure sunshine.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:13 p.m. CST

    Knight Rider SUCKS DICK

    by jabberwookie

    booooooooo, and those of you who are still fans should be ashamed of yourselves. The only way they could make a good movie of knight rider is if they did make it like the new dukes of hazzard movie (we all know the tv show dukes of hazzard was fucking unbeliably ridiculous redneck brain farting at its best'

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:25 p.m. CST

    The car is gay.

    by Toby___Wong

    Big time. The Trans-Am ruled.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Frak.

    by performingmonkey

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:44 p.m. CST

    ooga chakka

    by AtomicLobster

    I'm speechless with awe after viewing that video (seventeen times). Is there no limit to this man's talents? And remember, The Hoff is the man who ended the Cold War and united a continent through the power of his music. I'm going to meet him next Tuesday *shivers with anticipation*

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:51 p.m. CST

    What's wrong with John Mayer? Well...

    by SpyGuy

    ...just ask the White Stripes, the Kaiser Chiefs, She Wants Revenge, the Subways, the Strokes and the Hives. I'm sure at least one of them will have an answer.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 12:52 p.m. CST

    This movie needs to be done with

    by Nabster

    Joshua Jackson. It would be a perfect star vehicle for him, I am still waiting for this guy to explode.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:17 p.m. CST

    Dude, what the fuck is wrong with german people!?!?!

    by all

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:21 p.m. CST

    That's the best music video ever

    by BigTuna

    And i'm not joking. So damn funny and entertaining. I couldn't take my eyes off of it, and i've probably watched it a dozen times before this. The Hoff reminds me a bit of Shatner now. He only exists for people to laugh at, and is ok with it.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:28 p.m. CST

    Dustin Hoffman is a fuckin hack ...

    by Lamerz

    The REAL Hoff is the multi-talented star of Knight Rider and the rock god of Europe. You all know who's got the real talent.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:31 p.m. CST

    TOTAL Photoshop.

    by Rearden

    obvious

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:31 p.m. CST

    TOO SOON!

    by paulh

    It took this long for somebody to say it? Frack this shite. :)

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:40 p.m. CST

    Fake! here's the link for the original picture

    by Preacher_mg

    http://www.dymag-usa.com/archives/Koenigsegg.jpg

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:53 p.m. CST

    Preacher

    by Jubba

    nice going with the original link...oh AICN why not do more research before posting fake pics? let's see some more black-suit spider-man!!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:58 p.m. CST

    NIGHTRIDER: The WORST show ever? Name ONE thats worse:

    by uberman

    Its hard to come up with one more assinine, isnt it.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 1:58 p.m. CST

    Owen/Luke Wilson for Michael Knight

    by dastickboy

    You know it.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:05 p.m. CST

    YAWN!

    by andyny29

    Totally not interested especially if David Hasselhoff is going to be in it. The star of Knightrider was KITT anyway.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:07 p.m. CST

    My God. My balls retreated when I watched those videos

    by -=Shin=-

    I could really dig a great Knight Rider film though. Make it fun and I do kinda like the idea of Owen Wilson playing an ex-con/crazy guy behind the wheel of KITT.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:19 p.m. CST

    It's not Knight Rider without the Great Hasselhoff!!!

    by cromulent

    Or at least someone who looks like him...Or at least someone who is as hairy as him...Or at least

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:20 p.m. CST

    Too Soon Gun Van Rant.

    by Ricky Henderson

    Seriously man, too soon. This movie, if made, will Hoff-tacular, and hopefully feature a cameo by the Hoffmeister himself, singing "Du." Make it so.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:21 p.m. CST

    I think new hotness Will Smiff should drive it.

    by JAGUART

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:33 p.m. CST

    That's the realest real thing I ever did see! And...

    by JackPumpkinhead

    ...and I've been looking for freedom, I've been looking so long, and I found this sweet car now, black and big as a schlong! But seriously: who would actually give a shit if a Knight Rider movie WAS made and a real picture WAS leaked? Hasselhoff and, uh, his car maybe? That's not enough of a target audience.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:34 p.m. CST

    STINKRAY!

    by JackPumpkinhead

    The weapon of Michael Bay's Pepepewbot.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:39 p.m. CST

    NEW MAKE AND MODEL FOR K.I.T.T. = FLAMES ON OPTIMUS

    by Elmore Rigby

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:48 p.m. CST

    Must be a slow news day

    by DOGSOUP

    If they're publishing fanpics. If you needed a story that bad why not go with Charisma Carpenter in the running for Wonder Woman?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Ok, Enough With the Retro 80s Nonsense

    by ZombieSolutions

    Aisde from the underground music scene, the 80s was a screaming fucking nightmare. Why anyone would want to bring that crap back completely escaps me. Time to generate your own zeitgeist children! Can you do it? Can you dare to be new, different, and exciting? Or is it more retro ironic distancing until the end of time? I weep for you.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3 p.m. CST

    What's funny about the Firefly ripoff thing...

    by Shepard Bauer

    ...is that everyone knows that Firefly is pretty much a direct ripoff from Cowboy Bebop anyway... I mean seriously... "But MAAaaaarrge, its Knight Boat! The CRIME SOLVING boat!"

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:03 p.m. CST

    DEFINATE FAKE

    by misnomer

    the light/mouth thingy is off-kilter (i.e not the right angle) it's only a little off, but you can tell. just look at it, ignoring the rest of the image.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:13 p.m. CST

    Signing copies of his autobiography in Croydon tomorrow

    by Schnorbitz

    Passed a sign outside Woolworths - and David Hasselhof is indeed coming to Woolworth's in Croydon tomorrow (Thursday) lunchtime to sign copies of "Making Waves". David Hasselhof. Croydon.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:15 p.m. CST

    Correction

    by Schnorbitz

    It's next Thursday, the 14th. Not tomorrow. And Hasselhoff has a double f.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Knight of the Hoff

    by damned-dirty-ape

    Four points to make: The koenigsegg can't be the new K.I.T.T, because if the Stig can't control it, no fucker can! As long as there isn't any super pursuit mode, turning the car into a dodgy looking bus, it's fine with me. I don't care how camp, cheesy or how seriously he takes himself, the Hoff's the man! Chris Rock should be KITT's voice telling everyone thats listening that he keeps getting parking tickets because he's a black motherfuckin car!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:20 p.m. CST

    ANOTHER CAR TOPIC !?!??!

    by A G

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:30 p.m. CST

    Knight Rider would only work as a comedy.

    by Orbots Commander

    The idea of adapting this cheese-fest from the 80's, which I enjoyed as a kid, into a big budget movie is so ludicrous that it would only work as a Starsky and Hutch type take on the premise.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:36 p.m. CST

    Hey...

    by Shepard Bauer

    ...it worked for Miami Vice!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:39 p.m. CST

    OR...

    by Shepard Bauer

    You could cast Kal Penn as Michael and let KITT have the voice of his buddy from White Castle... "Dude, that 911 Turbo over there is totally an PILF!!"

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:40 p.m. CST

    Ow.

    by beelkay

    Ow ow ow! Those videos HURT!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 3:49 p.m. CST

    Fake Or Not

    by MarkoOhNo

    It looks cool. I'd watch that if they got a decent Michael Knight. Maybe David Boreanaz?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Use Hasselhoff in the movie!!!!!!!!

    by Orionsangels

    It'll be different. The first TV show movie remake that uses the actor from the original series. Hasselhoff can still be cool. We also need a new Chuck Norris movie.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Actually Star Trek did that, oops

    by Orionsangels

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:18 p.m. CST

    SMALL WONDER was the worst show ever made

    by CarmillaVonDoom

    No arguments possible on this one folks.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:21 p.m. CST

    DID YOU KNOW THAT......

    by connor187

    Brandon Lee was in talks to do a sequel to The Crow before he died. Ive just found that out on wipikedia. Fucking shame that. Dont know how they would of pulled it off with Eric completeing his mission and all that, but I always wondered what would of happend next in the series had he not died?....Knight Rider is cool by the way.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:22 p.m. CST

    Small Wonder Remake!!!

    by Orionsangels

    There ya go! with Dakota Fanning.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:25 p.m. CST

    NEW RULE!

    by Orionsangels

    No TV show movie remake can star Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:26 p.m. CST

    And James Marsters as KITT.

    by SaintDilbert

    Written by Joss Whedon. Charisma Carpenter as KITT's mechanic. Anthony Head as the director of whatever crimefighting organization created KITT in the first place.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:27 p.m. CST

    Uberman - what's sad and "assinine" (sic)...

    by Lamerz

    is how you can't fuckin spell or get the show's name right. It ain't that tough.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:29 p.m. CST

    Worst show ever?

    by SaintDilbert

    I give you "Misfits of Science."

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:29 p.m. CST

    JAGUART is right ... Michael Knight should be black and

    by Lamerz

    played by Will Smith. That would be the fuckin shit. Get Jerry Bruckheimer to produce, too.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:30 p.m. CST

    SaintDilbert - Fuck you. Misfits rocked ...

    by Lamerz

    Alas, it's run was too short. Same with Sledgehammer. That show died to damn early.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:40 p.m. CST

    Woohoo! Lamerz

    by SaintDilbert

    Hey, first insult retort I've gotten at AICN. Maybe I should have tried harder before. The only thing good about Misfits was the eye candy factor of a 20 year old Courtney Cox.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:48 p.m. CST

    Glad I could be of service StDilb

    by Lamerz

    I still agree with Will Smith = Michael Knight.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:51 p.m. CST

    What Kitt should be!

    by jodocus

    KITT will be a robot that looks just like us that can tranform into the crimefighting car above!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:52 p.m. CST

    Question?

    by jodocus

    Will a cyclon be flying, er, driving it?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:53 p.m. CST

    Will Smith!

    by jodocus

    Yeah, Will Smith as Michael Knight might make it worth seeing!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 4:58 p.m. CST

    I disagree with those who think...

    by Rakafraker

    ...that it should be a comedy. If this was dark, with a Batman Begins flavor to it, it would totally be cool. I dunno about putting the Hoff in it for more than a cameo, though.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:01 p.m. CST

    Will Smith As Michael Knight

    by MarkoOhNo

    You know at some point they'd find a way to write the line "black as Knight" into the script. =P

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:02 p.m. CST

    Carmilla and Orions, re: Small Wonder.

    by Orbots Commander

    Not only was Small Wonder one of the worst TV shows ever produced, but if you think about the premise, it's actually kind of disturbing---almost a pedophiles wet dream. Think about it: a zany family-man-scientist creates his very own little robot girl, keeps her in a closet, obediently obeys the family's and his young son's every command and can shut 'her' down by turning off a switch in a panel on 'her' back. Ugh. The premise itself makes me want to go take a shower.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:03 p.m. CST

    Small Wonder

    by MarkoOhNo

    If Michael Bay were to direct, he'd try to make the girl anorexic, have wires & metal pipe poke out of her skin, and cover her in tattoos. lol

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:03 p.m. CST

    To hell with Hasselhoff......

    by Jimmy Jazz

    Ironic nostalgia for Hasselhoff went out with Clinton. These are new times. DANGEROUS times. Times that cry out for ONE MAN: Rex Smith! Yes, ol' Street Hawk himself. The power of the mullet 'fro COMPELS YOU!!!!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:06 p.m. CST

    Remington Steele

    by MarkoOhNo

    They should do a comedy remake starring Will Ferrell... or maybe Tim Meadows? lol

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:07 p.m. CST

    Hey...don't HASSLE the HOFF

    by Flux_brown

    it'll be ok, just as long as they keep the theme song. i'll be content!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:09 p.m. CST

    Ain't It AutoTrader.com

    by BannedOnTheRun

    Your premiere source for blurry photos of boring cars parked on movie sets.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:13 p.m. CST

    worst show ever?

    by Flux_brown

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:14 p.m. CST

    worst show ever?

    by Flux_brown

    street hawk and thunder in paradise hands down.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:33 p.m. CST

    Two of the best shows ever.

    by Orbots Commander

    I'm a child of the 80's and I remember Sunday nights on NBC were this young geek's idea of heaven, aside from a fantasy menage including Heather Locklear and Valerie Bertinelli, was the double whammy of Amazing Stories followed by Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:34 p.m. CST

    Amateurs!

    by alienindisguise

    I could Photoshop that in about 5 minutes and make it look hella awesome!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:43 p.m. CST

    K.A.R.R. v. Optimus

    by paulh

    Has that Alien vs. Predator quality vibe, doesn't it?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:44 p.m. CST

    StDilbert, another vote for Misfits of Science....

    by paulh

    as a guilty pleasure.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:44 p.m. CST

    SPACE 1999: THE NEXT GENERATION

    by redshirt

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:45 p.m. CST

    SPACE 1999: THE NEXT GENERATION

    by redshirt

    Dammit, double posted, my bad. You know you want that show back! Actually, the eagles were very cool. PS that photo is fake, I know cause adnan hajj took it and reuters ran it!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:48 p.m. CST

    WHERE THE FRACK IS THE SUPERTRAIN REBOOT/REMAKE, DAMMIT

    by paulh

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 5:51 p.m. CST

    Anyone preoccupied with that Hasselhoff video...

    by slone13

    ...is an idiot.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:06 p.m. CST

    the perfect Michael Knight would be...

    by Mr Brownstone

    Edward Norton.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Don't Hassle the Hoff!

    by Johnno

    I have to get me that shirt! And glad to know others have heard about that other epic known as 'AutoMan'! That show rocked!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:31 p.m. CST

    Wasn't there a Knight Rider 2000?

    by bralli

    I seem to remember a made for TV movie where Kitt became a more modern red Firebird or something. All I remember is that even as a high school kid I thought it was awful and I remember that Kitt could be a boat too...

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:34 p.m. CST

    Beware the Hoff!

    by Yeti

    and I think it's actually 38 year old virgin lving in parents basement with access to photoshop and too much time on his hands.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:46 p.m. CST

    A-Team on The CW? I pity this reboot...

    by paulh

    A throwaway item on the Hollywood Reporter site, but it's on the radar and it will happen, apparently: http://tinyurl.com/pqlqp

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:47 p.m. CST

    Car is a good update

    by Dazzler69

    I like the new Kitt car. They should have put in a flashing red cyclon red light. I wonder if Battlestar G ever sued them over it being a ripoff and all. Of course BS was a ripoff of Star Wars which was another ripoff of Dark fortress and so on ando so on....

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 6:47 p.m. CST

    Knight Rider 2000 (1991)

    by jegoing74

    This was the reunion movie with the exception of either the three mechanics from he tv series, just Devon Miles in little more than a cameo before his demise. The body they used was based on a the Pontiac Banshee concept, as GM wouldn't allow them to use that car, they had too many "I want the knight Rider car" requests from the old tv series. I could see the Camaro body be the basis for a new T/A.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 7:26 p.m. CST

    Lamerz, you're a jabbering magpie.

    by chickychow

    don't think i have to say much else.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Millions of German fans can't be wrong.

    by CreasyBear

    There's just something great about DH that we Americans aren't getting. Something edgy and cool. Something, dare I say, majestic?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 7:32 p.m. CST

    Why build such an advanced car to solve petty crimes?

    by Big Bad Clone

    "We have created the most sophisticated computer brain in the world. What should we do with it?" "Umm... drop it in a car and have some guy drive it around until they stumble into a crimescene"---- Airwolf owned Knigthrider.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 7:44 p.m. CST

    I would watch

    by Quin the Eskimo

    a Wes Anderson Knight Rider movie, that is all

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 7:55 p.m. CST

    chickychow - What the fuck is that supposed to mean?

    by Lamerz

    Jabbering magpie? Ooooo, I'm so offended. Nice sense of humor, guy.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:02 p.m. CST

    Hulk Hogan should play Michael Knight...

    by BatVomit

    "I'M MICHAEL KNIGHT, BROTHER!!!"

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Will Smith as Michael Knight, dir by Michael Bay

    by Lamerz

    30 minutes into the movie: Michael and KITT chase the bad guy's plane on the runway, but at the last minute, the plane takes off. Michael yells, and slams on the brakes, skidding out. Michael gets out of KITT in slow motion as the camera pans around the car, showing the red eye moving back and forth, then focusing on Knight from a low angle as he gets up and gives a tough look off into the distance. ................. You know you want to see that, bitches!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:09 p.m. CST

    Oh yeah, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer

    by Lamerz

    That is absolutely necessary.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:10 p.m. CST

    I can rewatch that first Hasselhoff video over and over

    by CreasyBear

    again, and still not be gay, right? Even if I sweat a little whenever he stares right at the camera. Right? I mean, maybe I'm simply hooked on a feelin'.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:17 p.m. CST

    Liam Lynch should direct

    by Laserbrain

    With the Hoff and the original KITT. That's all there is to it. Match made in Heaven- obviously the Hoff fancies himself as a knowing comedic musical act ala Tenacious D ______ And allow me a moment to register my incredulity but Hasselhoff actually covered the Australian revhead classic "Jump in my Car"?????? I am still reeling.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:25 p.m. CST

    hey, "jabbering magpie" beats someone who says

    by chickychow

    "Oooo I'm so offended," like an 8 year old, any day out of the fuckin week, lardass.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:35 p.m. CST

    MANIMAL!

    by reckni

    Any mention of that show elicits a quality snicker. Same with Automan . . they need to make a Matt Houston movie, dig up Lee Horsley and that hot chick CJ . . that broad was yummy!!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:36 p.m. CST

    That Bobbing Fish Guy in the video...

    by 'Cholera's Ghost

    WTF? But he has a certain ... Presence ... that I can't deny.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:38 p.m. CST

    Buck Rogers in the 24th Century, BAYBEE!

    by paulh

    Now that was camp at its finest. ;)

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:54 p.m. CST

    If Knight Rider was a comedy....

    by amrisharmpit

    I agree with whoever suggested Will Ferrell as Knight. He'd be hilarious.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 8:59 p.m. CST

    Knight Rider: The Movie, directed by Uwe Boll.

    by paulh

    Why not?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:05 p.m. CST

    Hasselhoff played by Will Ferrell?

    by CreasyBear

    Why? I mean, Will Ferrell's basic character is a pretentious, pompous blowhard who deludedly believes he's better-looking and hipper than everyone else, while Hasselhoff . . . oh, I see.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:06 p.m. CST

    Stingray: STAND BY FOR ACTION!

    by paulh

    Gus, that brings back nice memories of Gerry Anderson's work - that, Thunderbirds, even UFO.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:27 p.m. CST

    Dr. quinn Medicine woman

    by Flux_brown

    dir. by Michael Bay, Produced By Jerry Bruckheimer, starring...david hasselhoff...i'm soooo drunk right now

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:29 p.m. CST

    chickychow - like I said, nice sense of humor, cockwad

    by Lamerz

    That first post was a fuckin joke. Again, so was the second. Are you that fuckin sensitive, you pathetic bitch? You're about the biggest bitch I've seen on these talkbacks!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:31 p.m. CST

    Oh, and talk about 8 year olds ...

    by Lamerz

    ... "My insult beats your insult any day of the week!" What a bitch.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:33 p.m. CST

    paulh... Uwe Boll + Knight Rider = Travesty

    by Lamerz

    Knight Rider belongs in the hands of a second rate director that at least has a sense of style and blows shit up good like Michael Bay.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:38 p.m. CST

    KARR should make a brief appearance at the end...

    by Lamerz

    ... of the first film. The first is really a setup movie, exploring the background of the characters. Michael and KITT should take on a baddie, and win, but the baddie is rescued at the very end by who else, but KARR. Then KARR plays a major role in the second and third films of the Knight Rider Trilogy. Fuck yeah, then we get the extended editions on DVD.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 9:54 p.m. CST

    Don't give me that "cockwad" bushwah!

    by chickychow

    sayin "Bitch" went out around the time we all stopped watching "Swingers" you Aesop Fable.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:23 p.m. CST

    Has someone asked where....

    by Datascream

    the flames are at yet?

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:24 p.m. CST

    shit...3rd post down

    by Datascream

    I need to pay more attention.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:27 p.m. CST

    Totally unrelated but...

    by Napolean Solo

    WHAT THE HELL IS UP WITH THE TIMOTHY DALTON/ JAMES BOND FIGURINE!!!! HAHAHAHAHA... That is absolutely ridiculous. I thought the Sean Connery one was bad, but come on man, that 007 looks like Jabba The Hutt

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:40 p.m. CST

    If Ron Moore Is Involved In This...It Is A Rip-Off!!!

    by MetalWater

    If Ron Moore is somehow involved with the Knight Rider movie you can bet that he stole something from Firefly to pull it off!!!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 10:51 p.m. CST

    Knight Rider Starring Tom Cruise!!!

    by MetalWater

    I'd write the movie by introducing a new Michael Knight...with the name being an alias that is passed on from one driver of the car to another. But whatever the story, Tom Cruise is...The Knight Rider!!!

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11 p.m. CST

    K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R.

    by AlwaysThere

    All the fucking matters man, all that fucking matters.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:07 p.m. CST

    chickychow - ahhahahahahahahahahahhahahahahaha

    by Lamerz

    "... when we all stopped watching Swingers"? Really? Did all of us ever start watching? Fuckin pathetic.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:11 p.m. CST

    chickychow - How about cockknocker then?

    by Lamerz

    You fuckin cockknocker. Aesop Fable ... priceless. AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

  • Sept. 6, 2006, 11:33 p.m. CST

    How about an A-Team/Knight Rider team-up movie?

    by Flim Springfield

    Kill two birds with one stone.

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 3:51 a.m. CST

    that song...

    by eudofarkencrog

    The hoff was covering an old aussie song on that last clip, called Jump In My Car, by the Ted Mulry Gang from around the mid '70's. great song, which the hoff pretty much covered exactly the same as the original (though Ted didn't use K.I.T.T., I think it was an old GM holden...) I like how the hoff tries to convince the girls that they'll get home "nice and dry" if they take the lift in his convertible...

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 4:40 a.m. CST

    ITS A FAKE I have proof

    by Captain RawBeard

    I have proof - here is the original picture copy and paste this http://www.desktopmachine.com/cars/46-Koenigsegg%20wallpapers.html

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 5:12 a.m. CST

    the 80's were fucking dreadful

    by Lost Prophet

    and the worst show of all time: Baywatch Nights, or My Family- about as funny as a parking ticket.

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 7:41 a.m. CST

    A Knight Rider remake...

    by Get_Me_An_18-Man_Fire_Team_In_12_Hours

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 9:33 a.m. CST

    CAN SOMEONE TELL ME THE DIFFERENCE??

    by Bishop6

    BETWEEN A CYLON & KITT????DIDNT THEY USE THE SAME LED GIMMICK! LOL I LOVE GLEN>A>LARSON!!! ROLFMAO

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 10:18 a.m. CST

    Preacher_mg...

    by Cold Winter Wind

    ... you got's some MAD Google skills! I bow to the master...

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 10:38 a.m. CST

    Ahahahahahahaha

    by chickychow

    I know, you like it right.. fuckin chump.

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 1:31 p.m. CST

    this movie needs MegaWeapon

    by durhay

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 3:47 p.m. CST

    Koeniggsegg's RULE!

    by Redrockmullet

    Just wish it weren't fake!!!

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 4:28 p.m. CST

    HOFF ROCKS!

    by Evil Chicken

    He was pretty cool in Sponge Bob too. I

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 5:07 p.m. CST

    KNIGHT RIDER

    by Batman_9

    You know, even though the show is very dated now and does come off as 80's style cheese...I would love to see a retooled modern day more serious sci-fi action film version. I mean, they could retain all the high points of the show (K.I.T.T. and Michael's relationship, Bonnie, Devon and the Foundation for Law and Goverment, the roving Knight Semi) but instead of crazy truckers on strike or angry motorcylce gangs being the heavies, they could just have Michael's enemies from his previous life tracking him down or have K.A.R.R. I'm tired of the 80's t.v. remakes being jokes. Make one and take it seriously. If there ever was a t.v. show from the 80's that deserved a big screen serious treatment its KNIGHT RIDER and QUANTUM LEAP.

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 6:06 p.m. CST

    Just don't cast Ashton Kutcher or Josh Hartnett,

    by Doc_Strange

    And this movie will be fine. Personally, I'd like to see a real actor on this like Jude Law or Christian Bale.

  • Sept. 7, 2006, 11:55 p.m. CST

    Where did they get a Euro Kitt like that?

    by Cotton McKnight

    That Kitt has the steering wheel on the other side!!! WTF!

  • Sept. 8, 2006, 7:35 a.m. CST

    KITT an American Car

    by dude_gimme_tabs

    The above poster is correct, that is a Koenigsegg CCX. However it would be right that KITT is not an American car as America is the automotive dustbin of the world. He would have turbo boost, but be totally outwitted by a corner.

  • Sept. 8, 2006, 6:07 p.m. CST

    Dude_gimme_whatever is right

    by scrumdiddly

    but why would KITT need to navigate corners? All "he" has to be able to do is jump in slow motion and impersonate a cylon.

  • Sept. 8, 2006, 6:15 p.m. CST

    My eyes are scared for life!!!!!

    by blackflower75

    OMFG anchorite ... lmfao ;p

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