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What was Knight Rider called in your country?

Post by Michael Pajaro » Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:20 pm

I know in many countries where Knight Rider is dubbed into the native language, they don't literally translate the title "Knight Rider". For example, in some countries I think the show is called "supermachina" or something like that, basically "Super Machine".

So what was the name of the show in your country, and how would it translate into English?

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Post by knightdriver » Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:45 pm

I think in spanish it is called "Elfantasticomagnific" or something like
that. Some spanish guy came running up to me and my car once
saying that and I was like "What?"

Finally after a few other non understood words, he saaid KITT. I was
like OHHHHHHhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, Yeah!

I may have pronounced that a bit off as it was a few years ago he said
that to me.

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Post by KARR 2000 » Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:47 pm

I remember a similar topic posted a while ago, but anyway....
Here in Slovenia it is called: Vitez za volanom
It's translation would be: A knight behind the wheel :kitt:
So...... I have no idea what to write here.

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Post by Michael Pajaro » Fri Sep 30, 2005 1:53 pm

knightdriver: Possibly "El Coche Fantastico"? I believe that's the title in Spain ("Fantastic Car")
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Post by FuzzieDice » Fri Sep 30, 2005 4:09 pm

Isn't there a spanish Knight Rider site called "El Coche Fantastico"? I think I remember someone from there posting in here a few times, and they had some pretty neat stuff on their site too. Some of it humorous, like the "Auto Suck" mode video, for example. ;)

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Post by Arroww' » Fri Sep 30, 2005 4:37 pm

In Italy it has been translated with another English word: "Supercar" :D :karr:
Knight Rider has a too hard pronunciation for people who don't know English :P

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Post by pdennis93 » Fri Sep 30, 2005 7:04 pm

i think here in the us they called it

"knight rider"

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Post by knightdriver » Fri Sep 30, 2005 8:31 pm

Michael Pajaro wrote:knightdriver: Possibly "El Coche Fantastico"? I believe that's the title in Spain ("Fantastic Car")


Yeap, that was it. I was close. LOL.

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Post by rulloa81 » Fri Sep 30, 2005 10:44 pm

pdennis93 wrote:i think here in the us they called it

"knight rider"

:mrgreen: :kittconv2:



Are your sure, now? I could have sworn it was somethin' else

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Post by ilana » Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:02 am

I think that the Russian version of the title is translated as "The knight of roads". :lol:
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Post by Chakotay » Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:16 am

USA = KNIGHT RIDER
GERMANY = KNIGHT RIDER
FRANCE = K2000

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Post by HungarianKnight » Sat Oct 01, 2005 6:01 am

They call it Knight Rider in Hungary too. :kitt2:

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Post by Wizster » Sat Oct 01, 2005 8:18 am

According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight_Rider#Other_Countries and i think on another thread, In Turkish the show was translated as "Kara Simsek" or "Black Lightning".

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Post by leomarco » Sun Oct 02, 2005 11:49 am

In Brazil, Knight Rider is called "A Super Máquina". It seems "The Super Machine".


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Post by Knight 5150 » Sun Oct 02, 2005 8:21 pm

Yes, here in Spain it's called "El coche fantástico" (The fantastic car) :wink:

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Post by Gonzaloa » Sun Oct 02, 2005 9:44 pm

In Argentine it´s called "El auto fantástico", instead of "El coche fantástico" like in Spain, "the fantastic car".

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Knight Rider = Knight Rider

Post by °Hike° » Sun Oct 02, 2005 9:46 pm

Well, I belive here (Brazil) the name is the same, cuz I just bought the game an the name is Knight Rider... :D ,, but other one said is "Super Máquina".. I don't think so.. u r wrong man :wink: .. I hate the way they translate the name of movies!! the name of movies that really r diferent than original.. no way :!: :!: :x
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Knight Rider Name

Post by KNIGHT10000 » Mon Oct 03, 2005 1:27 pm

In Puerto Rico Knight Rider is call: El Auto Fantástico "The Fantastic Car"

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Post by KidlovingKitt » Mon Oct 03, 2005 6:38 pm

Wizster wrote:According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight_Rider#Other_Countries and i think on another thread, In Turkish the show was translated as "Kara Simsek" or "Black Lightning".


I am from Turkey,and yes it true...I really lov the name Black Lightning-Kara Simsek,i think it is a very effective name...Most of people know this name in Turkey

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Post by FuzzieDice » Mon Oct 03, 2005 10:34 pm

Just for the fun of it, I put "knight rider" through Google's translator and got this:

"Rittermitfahrer"

:)

Sometimes I like to try the translator. I wish I could learn German since some of my great grandparents are from that country.

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Post by PeterWRC » Tue Oct 04, 2005 1:41 pm

POLAND
Polish name Knight Rider in TV is Nieustraszony. Nieustraszony in English is fearless, but real name Knight rider in Poland is Rycerski Jeździec.

Sorry, but my English is very weak.

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Post by FuzzieDice » Tue Oct 04, 2005 4:24 pm

I'm 1/3 Polish as well, and also 1/3 Lithuanian. I always wondered what it would be called in my great-grandparents' languages. :) Now does anyone have a Lithuanian translation?

Peter - You are doing well with your English though. :) And welcome to the board! :)

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Post by Michael Pajaro » Wed Oct 05, 2005 12:20 pm

I think my favorite title so far is "Black Lightning" from Turkey... that's very cool.
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Re: Knight Rider = Knight Rider

Post by leomarco » Wed Oct 05, 2005 7:24 pm

°Hike° wrote:Well, I belive here (Brazil) the name is the same, cuz I just bought the game an the name is Knight Rider... :D ,, but other one said is "Super Máquina".. I don't think so.. u r wrong man :wink: .. I hate the way they translate the name of movies!! the name of movies that really r diferent than original.. no way :!: :!: :x



I'm not wrong !!! The series are called "A Super Máquina" here. Really! The game was not translated.

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Post by Fuse » Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:41 am

In Finland:

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If you translate that directly it means "Ace Knight" :D Luckily they don't do dubbings in here (except for kids cartoons) but the title is translated.

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