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Post by CK » Thu Mar 28, 2002 6:36 pm

Here's a question that's bugged me ever since Knight Rider's premiere ep. When you see Kitt racing across the desert at the very begining (opening credits) where was that filmed at?

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Post by Newcastle knight » Fri Mar 29, 2002 8:13 am

Nevada desert i think, they were in Las Vegas anyway so it would make sense to go to the desert bit and do the opening credits.

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Post by Catt of the Garage » Fri Mar 29, 2002 8:19 am

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Post by CK » Fri Mar 29, 2002 4:54 pm

I thought that question would stump everyone. I always thought it might be Death Valley or like Knightshade said in Utah.

And Mike, I like that coin. That would make a great good luck piece,LOL (sure could use a lot of that!) [img]images/smiles/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]

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Post by knightvision » Fri Mar 29, 2002 6:39 pm

From what I know and for the book, Wayne Fitzgerald was the man who shot those intro sequences according to Glen Larson. Larson is still trying to track him down for us, but apparently the sequence was not one of the first things shot, but one of the last.

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Post by spyhunter » Fri Mar 29, 2002 7:05 pm

That makes sense, if taped first, they might have gone with that awful first nose on KITT with the scanner on the end of it rather than under the hood as seen in some of the beginning moments in the pilot.

I still wonder why they block off or leave off the first and eighth lights of the scanner in the opening credits, but no where else in the show?

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Post by Skav » Fri Mar 29, 2002 7:12 pm

It's also obvious cos the openin credits have clips of the pilot ep in them so it makes sense they left it till last.

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Post by knightshade » Fri Mar 29, 2002 8:15 pm

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Michael Pajaro:
<STRONG>Conan O'Brien (hardly a reliable source!) backs you up on that Knightshade:

Mike</STRONG><HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

That's funny. There are so many joke coins that people could come up with. In fact, I think Illinois' should be a Tommy gun.

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Post by knightshade » Sat Mar 30, 2002 12:17 am

I believe it was the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, but I can't prove it. I remember hearing that as a kid and I know there are a lot of auto testing facilities out there, but I don't have an article or anything concrete to back that up. But it was definitely somewhere out west. [img]images/smiles/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

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Post by Michael Pajaro » Sat Mar 30, 2002 12:23 am

Conan O'Brien (hardly a reliable source!) backs you up on that Knightshade:

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http://www.teamknightrider.com/culture/conan/conan.html


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Post by Newcastle knight » Sat Mar 30, 2002 12:25 am

oops, my bad. lol, oh well, just thought they would of nipped out to the desert while filming the pilot episode

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Post by CK » Sat Mar 30, 2002 5:17 am

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by SpyHunter:
<STRONG>That makes sense, if taped first, they might have gone with that awful first nose on KITT with the scanner on the end of it rather than under the hood as seen in some of the beginning moments in the pilot.

I still wonder why they block off or leave off the first and eighth lights of the scanner in the opening credits, but no where else in the show?</STRONG><HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


I remember those first cars. They look awful like that. I have or had a book with a lot of those pictures in it. I don't think the dash was the same as Kitt just a standard T/A dash, round steering wheel and the scanner way out front like that. Ugh!

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