List of Knight Rider (1982 TV series) episodes

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Knight Rider , an American television series, originally aired from 1982 to 1986, spanning four seasons and 90 episodes. The series was broadcast on NBC and starred David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a high-tech modern-day knight fighting crime with the help of KITT, an advanced, artificially intelligent and nearly-indestructible car.


The plot follows Michael Knight and KITT as they are sent on missions by the privately held "Foundation for Law and Government" (FLAG) in situations where "direct action might provide the only feasible solution".

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1 22September 26, 1982 (1982-09-26)May 6, 1983 (1983-05-06)
2 24October 2, 1983 (1983-10-02)May 27, 1984 (1984-05-27)
3 22September 30, 1984 (1984-09-30)May 5, 1985 (1985-05-05)
4 22September 20, 1985 (1985-09-20)April 4, 1986 (1986-04-04)


Season 1 (1982–83)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
"Knight of the Phoenix" Daniel Haller Glen A. Larson September 26, 1982 (1982-09-26) [1] 57375

After Detective Michael Long is shot and left for dead, he is saved by the eccentric billionaire, Wilton Knight and his associate Devon Miles. He is given a new face by plastic surgery, a new identity as Michael Knight, and the Knight Industries Two Thousand (KITT for short) – a dream car with super-spy gadgets and nearly invulnerable armor. Wilton asks Michael to carry on his crime-fighting crusade believing "one man can make a difference." Soon Michael manages to locate his shooter, a woman named Tanya Walker, who is stealing technology secrets from a computer company and selling them to the highest bidder. With the help of a woman named Maggie, Michael lures Tanya into a trap by showing off KITT's abilities as bait.

  • Originally shown as a Two-hour Pilot Movie, but in syndication is shown as 2 separate episodes.
33"Deadly Maneuvers" Paul Stanley William Schmidt & Bob ShayneOctober 1, 1982 (1982-10-01) [1] 57305
Michael helps a stranded Army Lieutenant named Robin Ladd who learns her father has died in a suspicious accident. Michael conducts his own investigation which leads to uncovering the theft of nuclear warheads from an Army weapons depot and evidence the top brass may be involved.
44"Good Day at White Rock"Daniel HallerDeborah DavisOctober 8, 1982 (1982-10-08) [1] 57303
Michael Knight plans a rock-climbing holiday in small town White Rock. There he experiences bullying, even against nice young boy Davey, and an equally coward sheriff taking the side of the strongest 'to avoid worse'. Michael tries to help when the Scorpions motor gang moves in, but gets incarcerated and escapes. He deals with them himself and finds out they expect the rival gang Road Dogs for a confrontation which would wreck the town.
55"Slammin' Sammy's Stunt Show Spectacular" Bruce Bilson E. Paul Edwards & John Alan SchwartzOctober 22, 1982 (1982-10-22) [1] 57315

Devon instructs Michael to investigate corporate raider Lawrence Blake, who buys mortgages and firms which all 'happen to' go broke shortly after. The next prey is Sammy Phillips's private stock car and motor vehicle stunts show, which he runs with his son, a would-be motorbike stuntman Mark. Michael infiltrates as new stunt driver after Sammy has a suspicious accident. Driving Kitt, stunts are almost too easy anyway, Blake's goon Bill Gordon just the right size, although he has an inside accomplice.

Guest stars: Marc Alaimo (Gul Dukat on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine )
66"Just My Bill" Sidney Hayers Story by: Catherine Bacos
Teleplay by: Deborah Davis & David Braff
October 29, 1982 (1982-10-29) [1] 57311
Devon assigns Michael to protect Senator Maggie Flynn who has made enemies in her political crusade to fight a new energy bill. After numerous attempts on her life, Michael arranges for her to hide out with Devon, much to Devon's chagrin, while he conducts an investigation with Flynn's assistant Jane Adams, who suspects a rival politician to be involved in the attacks.
77"Not a Drop to Drink" Virgil W. Vogel Hannah L. ShearerNovember 5, 1982 (1982-11-05) [1] 57304
Michael and K.I.T.T. are sent to protect a group of ranchers whose water supply is being cut off by a wealthy landowner. Michael meets his match in a hotheaded young widow who leads the fight for their rights and is instructed to make sure she doesn't do anything too impulsive.
88"No Big Thing" Bernard L. Kowalski Judy BurnsNovember 12, 1982 (1982-11-12) [1] 57313
Devon Miles is arrested on a traffic violation in Lyndhurst Flats and ends up sharing a jail with Frank Reston, the very journalist he was planning to meet. When Reston is killed by the corrupt police officers because he had too much evidence against them and a corrupt judge that controls them, Devon's life is now on the line because he is the only witness to see Reston alive. Michael teams up with Frank's ex-wife Carol in his search for Devon and expose the corruption to the proper authorities.
99"Trust Doesn't Rust"Paul Stanley Steven E. De Souza November 19, 1982 (1982-11-19) [1] 57307
Two petty thieves, Tony and Rev (William Sanderson), break into a Foundation warehouse and unwittingly reactivate KARR (the Knight Automated Roving Robot) (voiced by Peter Cullen), which was sitting in storage. Responding to the break in, Michael and KITT arrive to see the two thieves make a getaway in KITT's identical twin. After Michael learns that KARR was KITT's prototype and programmed with an unstable self-preservation AI, he goes after the vehicle which the two thieves are using to crash into bank vaults. Things become more complicated when KARR has the thieves kidnap Bonnie so she can repair a malfunctioning circuit. Michael and KITT managed to get Bonnie back, and try to disable KARR using a laser. When this fails, Michael sets KITT on a direct collision course with KARR, betting on KARR's self-preservation to defeat him.
1010"Inside Out" Peter Crane Steven E. De SouzaNovember 26, 1982 (1982-11-26) [1] 57302
Michael captures a criminal named Dugan and takes his place as Colonel Kincaid's new driver. His goal is to find out for what purpose Kincaid is building his own private task team and catch him red-handed.
1111"The Final Verdict"Bernard KowalskiStory by: Tom Greene and John Alan Schwartz & E. Paul Edwards
Teleplay by: John Alan Schwartz & E. Paul Edwards
December 3, 1982 (1982-12-03) [1] 57316

Cheryl Burns, an old friend of Michaels, has been accused of murder. Michael asks for some time off to search out the only man who can clear Cheryl: accountant Marty King, a 'Woody Allen' type. However Marty is a person of interest by the police to expose his crooked employer for "cooking the books".

This episode was dedicated to R.A. Cinader, stating "he was an original".
1212"A Plush Ride"Sidney HayersGregory S. DinalloDecember 10, 1982 (1982-12-10) [1] 57306
Devon Miles has organized an anti-terrorism treaty between three rather unstable third world nations. Michael is assigned to find a plant (and possible hit-man) amongst the security team. He joins them during their special training session at Redmond's Victory Academy. However Michael wonders if this is the work of one person or a team.
1313"Forget Me Not"Gil BettmanStory by: Chris Lucky and Richard Christian Matheson & Thomas Szollosi
Teleplay by: Richard Christian Matheson & Thomas Szollosi and Karen Harris & Deborah Davis
December 17, 1982 (1982-12-17) [1] 57312
Michael Knight is staying at a beach house with the daughter of newly elected president of the South American country of San Marada. His assignment is to protect both her and her father. A young woman named Micki overhears the conspirators' plot to assassinate El Presidente and is thrown off a cliff. Michael manages to rescue Micki, though she ends up with temporary amnesia. Can the only witness remember in time before the assassination can take place?
1414"Hearts of Stone" Jeffrey Hayden Robert FosterJanuary 14, 1983 (1983-01-14) [1] 57322

Michael goes to Texas to meet Father Carlos Laguna, whose family is feuding with a group of gunrunners in possession of an advanced assault rifle called the X-19. The situation worsens when Carlos' brother Roberto is shot with an X-19 during a drive-by attack. With the help of a bartender named Angie, Michael poses as a gun collector and makes contact with the gunrunners where he offers to buy the whole shipment of X-19s. They strike a deal, but Angie tricks Michael and steals his suitcase full of money, which was charity funds provided by Devon.

Note: KITT's voice modulator is finally upgraded for the first time into the trio of digital bars seen during the remainder of the series run as first seen in K.A.R.R Knight Automated Roving Robot in his debut appearance.
1515"Give Me Liberty… or Give Me Death"Bernard L. KowalskiDavid BraffJanuary 21, 1983 (1983-01-21) [1] 57323
Michael and Kitt enter the Alternative 2000, a cross country race for cars that run on alternative fuel. They are there to find a saboteur, not to win, but find themselves having to rescue nosy reporter Liberty Cox in each lap. The mastermind is the ambitious TV broadcaster sponsor of the race and a member of the race safety crew.
1616"The Topaz Connection" Alan Myerson Stephen Katz January 28, 1983 (1983-01-28) [1] 57321
A high-profile "skin magazine" editor named Philip Royce is murdered and Michael helps his daughter Lauren investigate who killed him and why. The clues may be found in Royce's computer, but the file he was working on is password protected under the code name "Topaz". The plot thickens when a private investigator Royce hired calls Lauren to reveal the story, but the man is killed by a sniper. Lauren and Michael then follow the P.I.'s leads to Las Vegas in hopes of uncovering the meaning behind Topaz, but quickly come across more thugs who want them eliminated.
1717"A Nice, Indecent Little Town"Gil BettemanFrank TelfordFebruary 18, 1983 (1983-02-18) [1] 57317
Michael travels to Alpine Crest posing as a skip-tracer in pursuit of a counterfeiter. There he and Kitt find out CIA is keeping an eye on a much bigger operation. Michael's only ally is a local journalist, while taking on a group of corrupt police officers aligned with the counterfeiter.
1818"Chariot of Gold"Bernard L. KowalskiWilliam SchmidtFebruary 25, 1983 (1983-02-25) [1] 57326
Bonnie is given the honor of joining the Helios society, whose members all have genius level I.Q.'s. This to Devon's chagrin, who was expecting a nomination himself, but has to be content with honorary membership. However, it soon becomes clear that high ranking members of the society are planning to ensure their own survival by committing the perfect crime. For this they need to get their hands on KITT and to get rid of its driver, Michael Knight.
1919"White Bird" Winrich Kolbe Virginia AldridgeMarch 4, 1983 (1983-03-04) [1] 57330
Michael learns that the woman he was once engaged to, Stephanie Mason (Catherine Hickland), has been arrested for her involvement in a money laundering scheme. Unfortunately, he was engaged to her when he was Michael Long and Stephanie thinks he is dead. The Justice Department has given Stephanie the option of turning in her boss Gilbert Cole, or face conspiracy charges if she refuses. The situation intensifies when Cole sends thugs to eliminate her before she can testify before a grand jury. Now Michael must protect the woman he once loved and capture the people who are setting her up, all the while avoiding slip ups that may give away his secret identity.
2020"Knight Moves" Christian I. Nyby II William SchmidtMarch 11, 1983 (1983-03-11) [1] 57332
A shipment of highly sensitive Micro-Tech electronic components is stolen near Albuquerque, New Mexico. When Michael goes to investigate, he finds himself attracted to the cause of the Alliance of Independent Truckers, who have lost 6 shipments. He is also attracted to AIT spoke-person and lady trucker Terri 'The Tiger' Calley.
2121"Nobody Does it Better"Harvey LaidmanDavid BraffApril 29, 1983 (1983-04-29) [1] 57331
A CEO of an electronics firm (Robert Ginty) hires the Foundation to help catch whoever is stealing software from his company. Michael suspects someone on the inside – a programmer named Julian Groves (Tony Dow) when he learns of his involvement with a con-woman named Connie Chason. Soon an overzealous private investigator named Flannery Roe (Gail Edwards), hired by Grove's wife, gets into Michael's way, but things become more complicated when Connie is found murdered in Julian's bungalow and the programmer is on the run. Michael doesn't believe Julian is capable of murder and he and Flannery are forced to tolerate each other to find the real killer.
2222"Short Notice"Robert FosterRobert FosterMay 6, 1983 (1983-05-06) [1] 57336
Michael picks up a hitchhiker who's looking for her daughter. When he defends her from a couple of bikers from the Satan's Stompers motorcycle club, he ends up charged with second degree murder himself. The only reason she is reluctant is because her husband, the leader of the gang, has her daughter and she has the evidence that can put him away.

Season 2 (1983–84)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
"Goliath" Winrich Kolbe Robert Foster & Robert W. GilmerOctober 2, 1983 (1983-10-02)57875

Michael goes to Las Vegas to help a woman named Rita Wilcox, whose brother has gone missing. Elsewhere, Devon has a meeting with Elizabeth Knight, Wilton Knight's widow, who remains involved with funding the Foundation, although Devon distrusts her motives. Michael is shocked to learn of the existence of Wilton & Elizabeth's son, Garthe, who is plotting with his mother to steal the formula for KITT's molecular bonded shell. He's managed to escape from an African prison and has settled in Las Vegas. Things get more complicated when Michael learns Rita is also involved with Garthe, and her brother was conducting some kind of investigation on him. Michael uncovers her brother's audio tapes containing information on a place known as "Red Bluff", a classified weapons storage facility deep in the Nevada desert. Red Bluff currently holds a collection of tactical missiles which would be dangerous in the wrong hands, especially a third world nation. When Michael learns Garthe is secretly meeting with an African military general named Tsombe Kuna, the pieces come together. Just how Garthe intends on getting the missiles out of the highly guarded facility isn't certain; that is until Michael comes face-to-face with a massive semi truck known as "Goliath" which is protected with the same indestructible molecular bonded shell technology as KITT. Garthe shows Michael just how unstoppable Goliath is, when he lures Michael to a dry lake for a showdown. Goliath easily clobbers KITT in a collision that nearly destroys him. April repairs KITT and installs a powerful laser weapon which may give him an edge against Goliath. In anger, Garthe chases Michael down in his Mercedes, but Michael lures him into a trap where Devon and April hold him hostage. Michael then poses as Garthe to fetch Rita from the casino, and intercept Goliath before General Kuna uses it to break into Red Bluff. In the meantime, Garthe manages to escape and rushes to stop Michael before he can plant a bomb on Goliath. A squad of Kuna's soldiers then load the missiles into Goliath's trailer. Michael isn't finished yet, and has KITT cause a disturbance so he can slip away. Back inside KITT, Michael chases down Garthe to confront him in a final showdown before Kuna can take possession of the weapons.

  • Originally shown as a feature-length episode, but was later cut into two separate episodes in syndication.
  • David Hasselhoff plays both Michael and Garthe Knight in a dual role.
253"Brother's Keeper" Sidney Hayers E.F. WallengrenOctober 9, 1983 (1983-10-09)57805
Michael infiltrates a maximum security prison to spring a convict named Peter McCord, who is terrified to leave the big house, and even turns down his parole. Police investigator Philip Hunt (Tim O'Connor), however, wants him released so he can draw out a former mob boss, Eric Fenton, who has a personal vendetta against McCord. Fenton threatens to explode a powerful bomb hidden somewhere in the city if McCord is not handed over, but McCord manages to get away when Hunt's agents drop him off for Fenton's thugs. Michael goes looking for McCord and his only lead is his estranged daughter, Lisa, who refuses to even speak to her father believing he murdered her mother Rachel. Once McCord is found, he confronts Lisa and claims his innocence, saying Fenton murdered Rachel, who had also been Fenton's lover for a time before the mobster was sent to prison. By the time Fenton was released, he found Rachel and McCord had married and was furious. Now McCord must prove himself to his daughter and help Michael bring Fenton down, find the bomb with only minutes left before detonation.
264"Merchants of Death" Alan Myerson William SchmidtOctober 16, 1983 (1983-10-16)57807
Michael goes to Phoenix to investigate the disappearance of Amelia Clermont, a private investigator and a former love interest of Devon. Michael and Camela, Amelia's daughter, search for clues in her mother's personal files and discover a diagram of a weapon guidance computer and photos of an army surplus yard owned by a man named Strock (Dana Elcar). Strock is also involved in funding a re-election campaign for Congressman Albert Ebersol. In a ravine near the facility, Michael finds the gruesome remains of Amelia's burned out car. KITT determines the car was destroyed by a rocket fired from the air. Devon informs Michael that the schematics are for a rocket called the "Sledgehammer", which is the main armament for an experimental helicopter known as the "SX411". Michael sneaks into the surplus yard and finds the helicopter. He believes the facility is a front for the sale of illegal weapons, and the money is being funneled to Ebersol. The next morning, Devon and the police raid the facility, but find it empty. Strock feigns ignorance and there is no evidence to bring him in.
275"Blind Spot" Bernard L. Kowalski Jackson Gillis October 23, 1983 (1983-10-23)57809
The Foundation receives a strange phone call from a migrant worker at a wrecking yard who claims the owner is exploiting illegal immigrants as slave labor, and who murdered one who opposed him. The caller only wants to make an evidence drop and prefers to remain anonymous. Michael goes to fetch the evidence at a shopping mall parking lot and keeps an eye out for the tipster. Two gunmen show up and shoot a man they believe to be the snitch, then escape in a Porsche. The victim, however, is an innocent bystander, John; the boyfriend of a blind woman named Julie Robinson. The gunman first see Julie with her guide dog and are relieved that she can't identify them by sight. Michael proposes that she goes driving with KITT, and make them think she can see, to entrap them. Julie also identifies the caller by hearing his voice on KITT's recording. But the crooks make her their next target. Michael must now protect Julie, who is caught up in a situation she had nothing to do with, and expose the ruthless businessman behind the shooting.
286"Return to Cadiz"Alan MyersonStory by: Larry Forrester
Teleplay by: Sonny Mathias
October 30, 1983 (1983-10-30)57801
Michael goes to a beach to test KITT's new "Aquatic Synthesizer" which allows him to drive on water. He aborts the test when KITT discovers a body of a young diver named Bobby Shell who is alive but suffering from the bends. Michael rushes him to a hospital where he meets his sister, Jennifer (Anne Lockhart). Michael looks over the boy's diving gear which has clearly been sabotaged, and also finds a solid gold Aztec coin. Michael further investigates down at the shore and discovers the fishing vessel Fin Quest, which is supposed to be part of an aquatic research project, is captained by a man named Zachary Sloate, a ruthless treasure hunter. After another attempt is made on Bobby's life, Bobby confesses that he had found Nacinda while diving, and hid it in a secret place called "Cadiz". Michael knows Sloate is willing to kill to get Nacinda, and the situation intensifies once he learns Jennifer has been kidnapped.
297"K.I.T.T. the Cat"Jeffrey HaydenJanis HendlerNovember 6, 1983 (1983-11-06)57824
Michael investigates a series of cat burglaries, the most recent, the theft of a priceless ruby necklace. The burglar leaves a calling card behind and Devon indicates he was once robbed by a thief with a similar MO named Raymond Fallon; although he was never caught. Devon also mentions Fallon was killed in a plane crash a month earlier so it couldn't possibly be the same thief. This burglar happens to only be stealing from other criminals and they don't report the thefts to authorities. Michael wonders if Fallon taught his criminal trade to someone else and suspects Fallon's daughter, Grace (Geena Davis). Grace admits she in fact trained with her father, but she is not responsible for the recent thefts. Michael soon crosses paths with a trigger-happy police detective, George Barth (Jack Starrett), who suspects Grace and is revealed to have personal vendetta against her. He failed at catching her father and now that the master thief is dead, he is determined to catch his daughter in the act. Michael and Grace must now dodge Barth and plan a trap to catch the real thief.
308"Custom K.I.T.T."Georg FenadyStory by: William Schmidt & Robert Specht
Teleplay by: William Schmidt
November 13, 1983 (1983-11-13)57821
A rare and priceless car, "The Pennington Ascot Regency", is stolen from Devon who was borrowing it from an old friend, Commander Smythe (Bernard Fox). Devon wants the car found before his friend gives him an earful. Michael goes to the only place nearby that such an exotic vehicle could be sold, the "Barton Springs Custom Classic Show". There, Michael meets Carrie Haver, a young woman trying to win a trophy for her deceased father's exotic car, but Carrie is being strongly urged by the show coordinator, Suzanne Weston, into selling it to her. When Carrie's car gets stolen, Michael immediately suspects Weston who has a criminal background, but trailing her doesn't lead to the stolen vehicles. Michael's next plan is to decorate KITT with a flame job, gold rimmed racing wheels and a huge spoiler in an attempt to draw out the real car thieves.
319"Soul Survivor"Harvey LaidmanRobert Foster & Robert W. GilmerNovember 27, 1983 (1983-11-27)57829
Michael stops to help a woman whose car has broken down, and after rendering aid, the woman insists he join her for a drink at her home. There, she mesmerizes him with strange music while outside, a kid in a pest control van full of computer equipment hacks into KITT's systems. Michael later awakens at the side of the road. He and Devon return to the woman's house and find it completely empty, but KITT's AI module is found in the garbage. April restores what is left of KITT and temporarily installs him in a portable television set. Michael borrows Devon's Mercedes to look for Randy Merrit, a young whiz kid who Michael suspects to be the hacker. His only lead is Randy's worried mother who explains the boy has had relations with a strange woman named Adrianne Margeaux (Ann Turkel).
3210"Ring of Fire"Winrich KolbeJanis HendlerDecember 4, 1983 (1983-12-04)57810
April and Michael abort the test of KITT's new "pyroclastic lamination" (which will protect him from sustained heat up to 800 degrees), when Devon interrupts and gives Michael a tape recording of a distressed Cajun woman named Lela Callan. Lela is afraid her murderous ex-husband Cray, who has just escaped from a Louisiana chain gang, may try to kill her for testifying against him at his trial. Michael goes to the bayou to investigate and soon meets a reverend who says he sent the tape. The reverend is then shot by Cray and Michael gives chase, but KITT has an unexpected systems malfunction and becomes stuck in the swamp. Michael looks for help but is attacked by hound dogs and taken to a shack where Lela is hiding. Meanwhile, Cray and a gang of criminal bounty hunters begin a manhunt for Lela. With KITT struggling to remain operational, Michael must find a way out of the swamp, which Cray has set ablaze, and rescue Lela who is trapped in a cabin filled with dynamite.
3311"Knightmares"Sidney HayersTom Greene & Janis HendlerDecember 11, 1983 (1983-12-11)57830
Michael is chasing down a suspect who leads him to an abandoned dam, but the suspect gives him the slip. Michael finds a secret door, but the thug ambushes him and tosses a grenade. Michael narrowly avoids the blast and is injured. He later awakens in a hospital with a concussion and the only thing he remembers is his former identity; police officer Michael Long. He eventually returns to his old precinct but the cops tell him he's been "dead" for two years. In shock and suffering from amnesia, Michael becomes more confused especially after a driverless, talking car begins following him around (KITT). KITT returns him to the Foundation where Devon and April try to explain his past, but Michael refuses to believe any of it and leaves. KITT follows and convinces him to retrace his steps back to the damm. Bombarded with flashbacks, Michael must recall his identity as Michael Knight and find the man who tried to kill him.
3412"Silent Knight" Bruce Kessler Story by: Stephen B. Katz
Teleplay by: Robert W. Gilmer & Janis Hendler
December 18, 1983 (1983-12-18)57817
Michael goes to a small town to shop for a tuxedo for the Foundation's annual Christmas banquet, but he accidentally hits a Gypsy boy named Tino. He claims to be hurt and Michael begins to drive him to a hospital, but a quick scan by KITT determines the boy is fine and he has a very expensive gold watch on his person. Although Tino denies it, he lifted the watch from a group of men and Michael takes him to the police. The police inform Michael the watch was stolen during a bank robbery and the men are suspects. The crooks are not finished with Tino yet. Fearing the boy could identify them, they try to hunt him down. Michael meets Tino's worried sister Marta and suggests to her that Tino "lie low" for a while at his Uncle Stephano's camp until the cops find the suspects. Marta's devious boyfriend Nick, however, has personal connections to the crooks, and informs them where to find Tino. Marta is disgusted by Nick's betrayal and goes after her brother, warning Michael that he is still in danger. Now he must find the troubled teen before the bad guys do.
3513"A Knight in Shining Armor" Bernard McEveety Janis Hendler & Tom GreeneJanuary 8, 1984 (1984-01-08)57832
A burglar breaks into the Foundation's guest house and murders Charlie Granger who is an adventure writer, treasure hunter, and close friend of Devon's. The killer also steals a treasure map and disappears. Devon fears Granger's daughter, Catherine, may be next since she carries the "key" to the treasure in a locket. Michael goes to the private Woodgrove School to fetch her, but the pompous and arrogant girl refuses to go with him and hardly shows grief for her father who she doesn't consider a part of her life. Michael resorts to kidnapping and forces her back to the Foundation where he tries to prove she meant everything to her father. Meanwhile, Catherine's guardian, Christopher Stone (Lance LeGault), demands Devon hand her over but he refuses until the murderer is caught. Stone's threats lead Devon to believe he is the one behind the killing and may want the treasure for himself. Elsewhere, Catherine has made contact with Stone, the only person she trusts, but she quickly finds out Stone indeed wants the treasure and will kill her to get it.
3614"Diamonds Aren't a Girl's Best Friend"Jeffrey HaydenRobert Foster & Robert W. GilmerJanuary 15, 1984 (1984-01-15)57833
A fashion model named Rachel is found dead; an apparent suicide, or so the police believe, however her friend Lauren believes she was murdered and contacts the Foundation for help. Michael meets Lauren at a photo shoot and poses as her old boyfriend to avoid suspicion while he investigates. He starts by checking out Chris Carlson, Rachel's boyfriend, but finds him murdered in his apartment. After chasing and losing a suspect who fled the scene, Michael decides to snoop around during a lavish party hosted by Lauren's boss, Bernie Mitchell, who gives expensive-looking, but fake, diamond jewelry to his models. He discovers Mitchell is switching the real diamonds with the fakes after his models return from shoots in Europe and South America. His girls wear them to sneak them past U.S. Customs and Mitchell then sells them illegally to foreign VIPs. Michael guesses Rachel and Chris knew about it and planned a little heist of their own, but Mitchell caught on to their scheme. Michael still needs proof, and after Lauren is dragged down to Mexico City for Mitchell's next sale, Michael heads there and devises a sting operation involving Devon to pose as a buyer for the diamonds and catch Mitchell with enough evidence to bring him down.
3715"White-Line Warriors"Bob BralverRichard OkieJanuary 29, 1984 (1984-01-29)57828
Michael goes to Vista Beach to investigate a string of robberies; the most recent hit is an art gallery owned by Marietta Mattheson and her niece, Cindy. He learns the crimes occur when a local car club meets for street racing. Michael later runs into a gruff police detective, Chief Craig, who dislikes outsiders, especially ones who drive "suped-up" cars. Michael's prime suspect is Ron Prescott, Cindy's boyfriend, who has a police record and mysteriously skips town after a jewelry store is hit. Craig has another confrontation with Michael when he shows up at the gallery looking for Ron and harasses Cindy for his whereabouts. Craig indicates Ron's car was spotted leaving the crime scene, but Cindy refuses to believe Ron had anything to do it. Michael eventually finds Ron, who swears he's not the thief and fears he's being set up. He has Ron hide out aboard the Knight mobile unit and investigates further. He soon becomes suspicious of a song, "Crumblin' Down", played by a local radio deejay, "Handsome" Anson, and realizes the song is broadcast just before each robbery while the cops are busy chasing after the racers. Believing the song is a signal for the real thief, he heads to the station to confront the deejay, but Chief Craig arrives, Michael soon discovers the detective is planning a "wealthy" retirement with Ron as his scapegoat.
3816"Race for Life"Georg FenadyBruce Belland & Roy M. RogosinFebruary 5, 1984 (1984-02-05)57826
April's niece, Becky, is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. At the same time, a fierce thunderstorm completely cripples the city's telephone network and the hospital is unable to access the donor database. Michael and KITT come to the rescue with KITT contacting the database and listing the compatible donors. Only one, "Julio Rodriguez", can be located. The problem is, Julio (played by Mario Marcelino) a gang member and he's currently on the run from the "Conquerors", a rival gang who thinks he shot their leader, Jimmy, during a fight. Michael finds Julio hiding in a church and pleads for him to help Becky. Julio doesn't feel safe, however. Things go wrong very quickly, however, when the Conquerors kidnap Terri, Julio's girlfriend, and threaten to kill her if he doesn't turn himself over. Julio sneaks away to deal with the gang himself and now Michael must race against the clock and rescue him in time to save Becky's life. This episode was dedicated to the memory of Macel Rafael Marcelino, the real life son of Mario Marcelino, who died while filming this episode.
3917"Speed Demons" Bruce Seth Green Tom Greene & Janis HendlerFebruary 12, 1984 (1984-02-12)57837
After sponsoring a charity dirt bike race, the Foundation receives information that the deadly crash in last year's event was the result of murder. More specifically, the death of Danny Duvall, a champion endurance racer. At the track, Michael learns Duvall had enemies; namely Lee Carstairs, (a flamboyant, highly-promoted racer), and Wade Fontane, (a jealous hothead who wants Duvall's girlfriend Sabrina). Sabrina is also the sister of Kelly Travis, a fellow racer and Duvall's best friend. Kelly was injured in the crash and nearly paralyzed, but Michael is impressed that he still has the will to race. Michael keeps a close eye on Kelly especially after someone tries to sabotage his bike. Michael chases the saboteur who gets away on the dirt track where KITT cannot follow, but soon, April fits KITT with a new traction system that will help him ride the rough terrain. Meanwhile, Michael finds out the saboteur is Sabrina who fears for her brother's life and wanted to stop him from racing, but Kelly is determined to get win for Danny. As the race begins, Michael is at a loss for the killer's motive, but he soon learns Carstair's high-income promotional contracts expired and he needs a win to keep his sponsors interested. KITT gets a test of his new traction system when Michael enters the race to stop Carstair's from carrying out his deadly plan.
"Goliath Returns"Winrich KolbeRobert Foster & Robert W. Gilmer and Tom Greene & Janis HendlerFebruary 19, 1984 (1984-02-19)57879

Garthe Knight escapes from prison; broken out by his menacing truck "Goliath" which crashes through the prison walls. Meanwhile, Michael is attending a reception for Dr. Klaus Bergstrom, a brilliant scientist who is in town for a symposium on laser technology. Since Bergstrom's knowledge would be quite valuable to an enemy government, the Foundation is assigned to protect him, however things get complicated once Michael learns of Garthe's escape and the sudden appearance of Goliath which was thought to be destroyed. Later, Garthe teams up with another familiar enemy, Adrianne St. Clair (formerly Margeaux) (Ann Turkel), who once tried to steal KITT. Her technicians have rebuilt Goliath and this time made certain the truck's weaknesses have been eliminated. Soon, Garthe raids the Foundation and abducts Devon and April in a plan to lure Michael into a trap. With Michael temporarily out of the way, Garthe and Adrianne abduct Dr. Bergstrom and replace him with a surgically altered clone to deceive his niece Christina. Christina becomes suspicious that her uncle is an impostor after he loses his limp caused by a sprained ankle the night before. Michael arrives to check on her and confirms her suspicions that her uncle is a fraud. The story continues as Michael and KITT find Adrianne's estate where Garthe is holding Devon, April and Dr. Bergstrom prisoner. The duo doesn't get far when they encounter Goliath blocking their path. Veering out of the way, KITT flies off a cliff but is saved by his new emergency parachute, however KITT is disabled in a rough landing. Garthe's thugs soon capture Michael and he's introduced to Garthe's dungeon; a rat infested cell just like the one Garthe was held captive inside of in Africa. KITT is held in a garage with his nemesis Goliath. Elsewhere, Devon, April and Bergstrom rig an explosive to escape their cell, but they are quickly captured again. Garthe reveals that Bergstrom will be "sold" to an interested government and smuggled out of the country via submarine which is waiting off the coast. Devon and April's fate will be to die along with Michael once Garthe self-destructs the mansion. Michael eventually escapes the dungeon by tricking the guards with an assembled recording of Adrianne's voice. He quickly fixes KITT and rushes to fetch Christina and has the impostor Bergstrom arrested. Once Christina is safe, Michael returns to the estate to rescue Devon and April before the whole place blows. He then races to rescue the real Bergstrom from Goliath's trailer and stop Garthe and Adrianne once and for all.

  • Originally shown as a feature-length episode, but was later cut into 2 separate episodes in syndication.
4220"A Good Knight's Work"Sidney HayersRichard OkieMarch 4, 1984 (1984-03-04)57840
An international criminal named Cameron Zachary (John Vernon) discovers Michael Long is still alive as Michael Knight. In fact, it was Zachary who planned the original hit on Long that failed when the assassin (and his lover), Tanya Walker, was killed. Zachary not only seeks revenge against Long but also schemes to get his hands on Wilton Knight's dream: the Knight Industries 2000. Meanwhile, in a seemingly unrelated case, Michael helps Gina Adams (Rosalind Allen), a toy designer who claims the Triple M Toy company stole the schematics for her high-tech "Mighty Mouth" teddy bear. After breaking into Triple M, Michael discovers the factory is doing more than making toys and is secretly producing a hand held laser weapon. Michael also finds Zachary's thugs waiting for him and barely escapes. He now believes Triple M is a front company for Zachary and Gina set him up. He confronts her, but Zachary's thugs arrive and hold her hostage. Michael has no choice but to meet their demands and hand over KITT, whom Michael orders to shut down. The thugs lock KITT inside a truck and Michael is taken to meet Zachary face-to-face. He has unfinished business with Michael Long. Now Michael's only chance is a new secret homing device that remotely activates KITT and brings him to the rescue.
"Mouth of the Snake"
"All That Glitters"
Winrich KolbeRobert Foster & Robert W. GilmerApril 8, 1984 (1984-04-08)57877

Michael goes to Calexico on an investigation for Joanna St. John, whose ex-husband, attorney Arthur Abrams, has been murdered at the Mexican border. Abrams was investigating the smuggling of illegal aliens into the country. When Michael and Joanna check out the site, they find the operation was smuggling more than immigrants when pieces of pottery are found with flecks of gold. Heading back to Joanna's motel, the two find an intruder who makes an amazing acrobatic getaway. Michael learns the man is David Dalton (Charles Taylor), a federal investigator working secretly for the Justice Department. Dalton is after Eduardo O'Brian, an Irish-Mexican crime lord who Dalton believes is behind Abram's murder. Dalton is hard to catch, but once Michael finds him, he convinces him they're on the same side and should work together. Michael and KITT conduct the legwork of the investigation while Dalton stays close to Joanna who decides to infiltrate O'Brien's birthday party at a beach house estate owned by Elton Mathews. Mathews has been supplying the vehicles and equipment for a mysterious digging operation only known as "Boca Culebra" (a.k.a. Mouth of the Snake). As KITT creates a disturbance, Michael hitches a ride aboard a truck and finds statues with gold bricks inside. Dalton learns O'Brien is using the gold to purchase a cargo plane, but the reason still eludes him. The story continues as Michael and Dalton investigate further and discover a warehouse filled with rockets. Michael and KITT soon learn the rockets are for a semi truck with a mobile launcher hidden in the trailer and the duo barely escape it's attack. Elsewhere, Joanna becomes more acquainted with O'Brien who quickly becomes infatuated with her. He invites her aboard his yacht where she manages to steal the combination to his safe. Dalton later sneaks aboard and breaks into the safe where he finds plans for advanced weapon systems. O'Brien eventually figures out he's been duped when he finds the combination in Joanna's waste basket, however he doesn't immediately let on to her treachery. Meanwhile, Michael follows Mathew's trucks to the dig site discovering a cave "the mouth" and a secret tunnel "the snake" which leads to a military weapons depot. The pieces come together as O'Brien plans to use the rockets to attack the base while his men raid the depot vaults for the experimental weapons.

  • Originally shown as a feature-length episode, but was later cut into two separate episodes in syndication.
4523"Let It Be Me"Bernard McEveetyStory by: William Elliott
Teleplay by: Robert Foster & Robert W. Gilmer
May 13, 1984 (1984-05-13)57834
Greg Noble, the lead singer of the rock band "Class Action", is found dead from a drug overdose. His duet singer Stevie March (played by David Hasslehoff's real-life future wife, Catherine Hickland) however, believes Greg was murdered and contacts the Foundation. Michael knows Stevie all too well since she is really Stephanie Mason, Michael Long's former fiancée, who he helped on a previous mission. With her identity changed in a witness protection program, Stevie joined a rock band and started her life over. Michael infiltrates the group by becoming their new lead singer. The plot thickens when Michael and Stevie find one of Greg's video tapes contains a single frame of binary computer code hidden amongst performance footage. Michael decides to investigate the band's producer, Barbara Bellingham, who has a master tape hidden in a safe. He gets the tape to April who deciphers the code as airline schedules and drug weights for what Michael believes to be a drug delivery schedule. Soon, Stevie stumbles upon her manager, Paul Block, and her producer scheming their plans to transmit the code to a fellow drug smuggler. Now Michael must give the performance of his life to protect Stevie and stop her producer's plot.
4624"Big Iron"Bernard L. KowalskiJulie FriedgenMay 27, 1984 (1984-05-27)57804
Michael heads to Tucson to investigate the theft of construction equipment from Frank Sanderson, a struggling contractor who stands to lose everything if his projects are not completed on schedule. Michael's first suspect is Frank's former business partner, Lloyd Newald, especially after Michael finds a freshly repainted bulldozer on his lot that is similar to one recently stolen from Frank's job site. Newald hotly denies being a thief, but Michael knows Newald's financial problems could be a motive. Needing more proof, Michael tracks down the stolen equipment in a remote quarry, but he and KITT come under attack. A bulldozer pushes KITT into a ravine and buries him under tons of dirt. Michael and KITT barely escape the pit and give chase to the men leaving the site, but KITT is damaged and cannot keep up. Michael tracks the getaway truck's license plates back to Newald and pays him another visit. Newald still denies being involved and offers to help find the real thieves. A surprising lead develops when Michael discovers Frank's wife Lucy is having an affair with a dubious equipment dealer named Vance Burke, whose operation may involve stolen vehicles. With Frank and Lloyd's help, Michael lays a trap with a bulldozer as bait to catch Burke and his thugs in the act.

Season 3 (1984–85)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
"Knight of the Drones" Sidney Hayers Robert Foster & Gerald SanfordSeptember 30, 1984 (1984-09-30)58675

Michael meets up with Bonnie at a university research center in San Francisco to convince her to return to the Foundation. Elsewhere, a criminal mastermind named Margo Sheridan rounds up high-tech criminals: a criminal from prison (whose escape they have arranged by the use of a remote control drone car), an electrician on probation with alarm system expertise, and Bonnie's college advisor, David Halston (Jared Martin), to commit a robbery at the Federal Reserve Bank. As soon as Bonnie starts inspecting a chip removed from one of Halston's drone cars, she confirms he is involved, & Halston kidnaps her. After Michael uses KITT to electrocute two muscle-bound henchmen, Clifton and Turk, they reveal where Halston is hiding Bonnie. When they go to that location with the police, they find that building has been emptied, and neither Bonnie nor Halston were there. Michael then uses reverse psychology to get Clifton and Turk to believe that the squirt gun he has is a pain inducer, and they reveal that Halston wanted maps of Chinese tunnels that once were in the area. Later, the escaped convict and electrician realize the direction Halston has them digging in is not towards the bank, but towards the vault of a weapons company. It is revealed that Halston designed a weapon for that company, but wasn't fully credited for the achievement and decides to sell it to the highest bidder.

  • Originally shown as a feature-length episode, but was later cut into 2 separate episodes in syndication.
493"The Ice Bandits"Georg FenadyGerald SanfordOctober 7, 1984 (1984-10-07)58603
Michael infiltrates a monastery/winery to locate a diamond thief. The winery is actually a front for a clinic that specializes in plastic surgery for criminals wanting their appearance changed. Michael and KITT also (briefly) encounter a donkey named Kit, much to KITT's displeasure.
504"Knights of the Fast Lane" Winrich Kolbe Richard OkieOctober 14, 1984 (1984-10-14)58601
When Michael's friend's daughter goes into a coma, Michael investigates the crime. Later, Michael finds out she was involved with a Bonzai race. When Michael accepts a Bonsai Racing challenge against a murderous sports car driver/football team owner, he bets KITT as the prize.
515"Halloween Knight"Winrich Kolbe Bill Nuss October 28, 1984 (1984-10-28)58624
While recovering from being sick, Bonnie witnesses a gorilla murdering a female neighbor. After witnessing the crime she is haunted by strange happenings staged to run her out of her apartment, like seeing the victim's body in her bathtub and a floating demon head talking backwards in her apartment's bathroom mirror. Who would want to scare Bonnie, why was the woman killed for and what is the murderer's reason? Only Michael and KITT can piece the clues together and save Bonnie from suffering the same fate as her neighbor.
526"K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R."Winrich KolbeRichard C. OkieNovember 4, 1984 (1984-11-04)58617
A young beachcombing couple, John Stanton (a marine mechanic) and his girlfriend Mandy, discover KARR (who supposedly blew up before the end of "Trust Doesn't Rust") buried in the sand. John fetches his truck and pulls KARR out, who then activates on his own. Before taking the car for a spin, John promises Mandy he'll take it to the police, but KARR (now voiced by Paul Frees) reveals himself and convinces John to hide him. Elsewhere, KITT and Michael pick up a strange signal identical to one used by KITT. They track the source and find KARR alive and well. The duo give chase, but KARR gets away. Later, John hides KARR at the marina while Michael does legwork around town to find him. John's boss Eddie scolds him for leaving a marina truck by the beach. He tells John he would take $10,000 down for his business. Later, Michael gets suspicious when he meets Mandy and senses she may be lying about her boyfriend, who slips out the back when he arrives. Meanwhile, KARR tampers with Eddie's pacemaker. KARR decides to get some parts from the Knight Mobile Unit. KARR and John turbo boost into the trailer and find Bonnie and Devon working on the laser used to stop him during their first encounter, and John takes it. After John modifies KARR's appearance with a black and silver paintwork to differ from KITT, KARR tampers with an ATM and gives John the money. Later, Eddie recovers, and John gives him the money for his business, and Eddie demands to know where and how John got the money. John shows him KARR, and when KARR talks, Eddie is amazed, and tells John they could use KARR to get rich by knocking off "bigger targets" like an armored truck full of gold. Eddie explains to KARR that gold equals money, which means parts and a mechanic to keep KARR running. KARR concedes, but John wants no part of it and walks away. KARR tells Eddie to let him go.
537"The Rotten Apples"Robert E.L. BralverStory by: Peter L. Dixon
Teleplay by: Gerald Sanford
November 11, 1984 (1984-11-11)58611
Michael helps a psychologist, who operates a ranch for troubled kids, and is being run out by angry townsfolk and corrupt sheriffs. As Michael investigates further, he learns that the ranch sits above a deposit of minerals worth millions.
548"Knight in Disgrace"Harvey LaidmanSimon MuntnerNovember 18, 1984 (1984-11-18)58622

Michael is suspended for his behavior, and FLAG searches for a replacement for him. Michael gains a crime lord's trust by pretending to be a drug dealer, but the boss (John Considine) sends him to steal an electronic key from Devon. KITT, who is made unaware of Michael's scheme, refuses to help, believing Michael has really turned into a criminal. Michael ends up shooting Devon to get the key and manually driving KITT to get to the "vault" containing a biological weapon. While in the vault, it is revealed that Michael and Devon (who was not killed by the shot) planned the whole thing, and Michael stops the crime lord from selling it. He also saves a woman and reunites her with her daughter, who was held captive by the crime lord in order to keep her with him.

Guest stars: Ken Foree (Dawn of the Dead)
559"Dead of Knight" Bernard L. Kowalski Story by: Janis Hendler & Tom Greene
Teleplay by: Peter Baloff & David W. Wollert
December 2, 1984 (1984-12-02)58607
Someone is trying to kill Michael, but who? After the first attempt on his life fails, the assassin tries again with poison, but his dancer friend Sydney ingests the poison in a glass of orange juice meant for Michael. He races to save her life by finding the assassin in Mexico and recovering an antidote after being injected with the poison as well. KITT uses a new comedy sub-routine to keep Michael alive when pursuing the antidote. In the end, Michael gets the antidote in time to save both his and Sydney's life.
5610"Lost Knight"Sidney HayersRobert Foster & James M. MillerDecember 9, 1984 (1984-12-09)58619
While in pursuit of thieves who stole explosives the Foundation designed, Michael and KITT become separated after a high power line damages KITT's memory. KITT wanders around aimlessly until a young boy (played by a young Jason Bateman) finds and befriends him. The boy, however, witnesses the thieves plan to use the explosive and the gang gives pursuit, and KITT tries to protect him. Michael must restore KITT's memory in time to save the boy and thwart the gang's plan.
5711"Knight of the Chameleon"Winrich KolbeRobert ShermanDecember 16, 1984 (1984-12-16)58631
Michael pursues a master of disguise thief known as the "Chameleon" (Dick Gautier), who has stolen a secret jet pack from the military. Can Michael stop the thief before he strikes again?
5812"Custom Made Killer"Harvey Laidman Burton Armus January 6, 1985 (1985-01-06)58640
5913"Knight by a Nose" Bernard McEveety William ElliottJanuary 13, 1985 (1985-01-13)58604
Michael investigates the death of a prize race horse which he suspects is a cover up by the owner in order to get out of an enormous gambling debt.
6014"Junk Yard Dog"Georg FenadyCalvin Clements Jr.February 3, 1985 (1985-02-03)58641
Michael tries to expose the illegal activities of an owner (Ramon Bieri) of a toxic waste dump. KITT is dumped into and destroyed in an acid pit and rebuilt, but he has trouble facing his fears. With Michael's help, he regains his spirit and goes for the final showdown against the waste dump owner, who is trying to burn the dump to the ground to remove the evidence.
6115"Buy Out"Jeffrey HaydenGeorge S. DinalloFebruary 10, 1985 (1985-02-10)58643
Hoping to expose a saboteur, Michael volunteers to drive a high-tech armored limo while the developers test it against a missile strike.
6216"Knightlines"Charles Watson SanfordRichard OkieMarch 3, 1985 (1985-03-03)58644
Michael investigates the death of a construction worker on the site of a future government hi-tech company. Michael suspects a cover up between the site foreman and supervisor, and evidence that someone wants the dead worker appear to have gone rogue. The mastermind of everything going on is an elusive international criminal who planted listening/explosive devices to acquire the company's secret and destroy any evidence of his involvement.
6317"The Nineteenth Hole"Georg FenadyGerald Sanford & Robert FosterMarch 10, 1985 (1985-03-10)58627
Michael infiltrates a rally race to investigate death threats made against the race sponsor. The culprit is a group of mobsters who use the town's local hotel as an annual meeting place, while also concealing a dark secret within the town by the mobsters.
6418"Knight & Knerd"Georg FenadyLarry MollinMarch 17, 1985 (1985-03-17)58630
A nerdy Foundation employee (Arye Gross) helps Michael rescue a scientist's daughter from criminals who also steal the scientist's advanced laser weapon to rob a jewel depository.
6519"Ten Wheel Trouble"Robert BralverBurton ArmusMarch 24, 1985 (1985-03-24)58645
Michael helps a convoy of truckers fight a ruthless competition by a rival corporation when a trucker is killed and another is framed for the crime.
6620"Knight in Retreat" Roy Campanella Jr. Gerald SanfordMarch 29, 1985 (1985-03-29)58642
Michael poses as a scientist to infiltrate a resort operated by a woman (Ann Turkel) who deals in blackmail and stolen advance weapon technology after a friend of Bonnie's, also a guest of the resort, was killed.
6721"Knight Strike"Georg FenadyGeorge S. DinalloApril 5, 1985 (1985-04-05)58647

Michael infiltrates a survivalist convention where stolen laser weapons are being sold. Judy Landers makes her second Knight Rider appearance.

Guest stars: Jack O'Halloran (Non from the movies Superman and Superman II )
6822"Circus Knights"Harvey LaidmanDavid R. ToddmanMay 5, 1985 (1985-05-05)58633
Michael and KITT join a circus as a daredevil act in order to discover who is forcing them into bankruptcy.

Season 4 (1985–86)

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
"Knight of the Juggernaut"Georg FenadyRobert Foster & Burton Armus September 20, 1985 (1985-09-20)60275

Michael goes to Chicago on an assignment to guard a valuable isotope. Elsewhere, Wilton Knight's daughter unexpectedly suspends FLAG's operations and Michael and KITT find themselves out of a job. Meanwhile, an international terrorist kidnaps Devon Miles and replaces him with a surgically altered impostor as a plot to get his hands on the isotope. Devon's changed behavior alerts Michael's suspicions and he disobeys orders to "take a vacation" until he finds out what is going on. Clues lead to a warehouse, where KITT's molecular bonded armor is unknowingly neutralized by a chemical sprayer on a nearby street, and he and Michael are attacked by an armored vehicle KITT cannot defend against. Devon strangely writes-off KITT as a total loss, and when he answers a question Michael asks about Moby Dick wrong, Michael is even more doubtful that it is truly Devon. Seeing as KITT was nearly destroyed in the armored car attack, Bonnie cannot repair him without Devon Miles' assistance or FLAG's facilities. She and Michael enlist the help of "The Street Avenger" a friendly street vigilante named Reginald Cornelius the 3rd, or RC3, whose gang of friends take KITT to their garage to rebuild him. KITT is reborn with some new gadgets, including a rocket-fast "super pursuit" mode. Michael must now race to save the real Devon and prevent the theft of the isotope.

  • Originally shown as a feature-length episode, but was later cut into 2 separate episodes in syndication.
713"K.I.T.T. Nap" Bernard McEveety Skip WebsterSeptember 27, 1985 (1985-09-27)60216
724"Sky Knight" Jeffrey Hayden Carlton Hollander & Dennis RodriguezOctober 18, 1985 (1985-10-18)60219
735"Burial Ground"Chuck BailMichael Eric SteinOctober 25, 1985 (1985-10-25)60204
746"The Wrong Crowd"Chuck BailGeorge S. DinalloNovember 1, 1985 (1985-11-01)60221
757"Knight Sting" Sidney Hayers Herman Miller November 8, 1985 (1985-11-08)60224
768"Many Happy Returns"Georg FenadyMichael HalperinNovember 15, 1985 (1985-11-15)60203
779"Knight Racer"Charles Watson SanfordPaul DiamondNovember 22, 1985 (1985-11-22)60222
7810"Knight Behind Bars"Bernard McEveetyRichard OkieDecember 6, 1985 (1985-12-06)60202
7911"Knight Song"Georg FenadyBurton ArmusDecember 13, 1985 (1985-12-13)60230
8012"The Scent of Roses"Sidney HayersE. Nick AlexanderJanuary 3, 1986 (1986-01-03)60212
8113"Killer K.I.T.T."Chuck BailSimon RoseJanuary 10, 1986 (1986-01-10)60226
8214"Out of the Woods"Harvey LaidmanGregory S. DinalloJanuary 17, 1986 (1986-01-17)60211
8315"Deadly Knightshade"Sidney HayersPhilip John TaylorJanuary 24, 1986 (1986-01-24)60229
8416"Redemption of a Champion"Chuck BailE. Nick AlexanderJanuary 31, 1986 (1986-01-31)60227
8517"Knight of a Thousand Devils"Gino GrimaldiPeter Allan FieldsFebruary 7, 1986 (1986-02-07)60228
8618"Hills of Fire"Robert Bralver Jackson Gillis February 14, 1986 (1986-02-14)60220
8719"Knight Flight to Freedom" Winrich Kolbe George S. DinalloFebruary 21, 1986 (1986-02-21)60232
8820"Fright Knight"Gilbert ShiltonStory by: James Byrnes & Samm Smith
Teleplay by: James Byrnes & Samm Smith & Leonard Kaufman
March 7, 1986 (1986-03-07)60223
8921"Knight of the Rising Sun"Winrich KolbeStory by: Burton Armus & Bruce Lansbury
Teleplay by: E. Nick Alexander
March 14, 1986 (1986-03-14)60233
9022"Voo Doo Knight"Georg FenadyStory by: R. Timothy Kring
Teleplay by: R. Timothy Kring & Deborah Dean Davis
April 4, 1986 (1986-04-04)60225

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The fourth and final season of Knight Rider, an American television series that ran from Sept 26, 1982 to Apr 4, 1986, began September 20, 1985, and ended on April 4, 1986. It aired on NBC. The region 1 DVD was released on April 4, 2006.

Knight Rider is an American entertainment franchise created by Glen A. Larson. The core of Knight Rider is its four television series: Knight Rider (1982–1986), Code of Vengeance (1985–1986), Team Knight Rider (1997–1998), and Knight Rider (2008–2009). The franchise also includes three television films, computer and video games, and novels, as well as KnightCon, a Knight Rider convention. Beginning with the original television series and continuing with the subsequent films and series, the franchise has developed a cult following and spawned many pop culture references.


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