2.08 - Soul Survivor

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2.08 - Soul Survivor

Postby Joe Huth » Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:41 pm

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Re: 2.08 - Soul Survivor

Postby iGav » Sun Jun 01, 2014 9:15 am

I’m not sure if these locations have been posted before, but just incase they haven’t…

Michael wakes up after been drugged and dumped (just the other side of the road where he stopped to assist Adrianne as it happens).
24221 The Old Road (Approx)

34°21'11.34"N
118°32'59.61"W

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Michael & KITT TV in Devon’s Mercedes, (it’s the actual road - Birdview Ave - that Adrianne's house is located on, in fact they just keep driving back and fourth past it)
34° 0'31.85"N
118°48'46.82"W

34° 0'32.48"N
118°48'47.47"W

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Now, I’ve been looking for the following location on-off for a little while now, and finally stumbled upon it. :)

Initially I was certain that these scenes were going to be located in the general Santa Clarita/Valencia area but an hour or so of scouting soon discounted that theory.

This seems to have been much used location over the years, including ‘The Topaz Connection’, Soul Survivor’ and ‘The Nineteenth Hole’, presumably due to it’s imminent residential development (AKA terraforming) and therefore no worries about damaging the immediate environment with jumps and explosions and whatnot.

It is also the location of some of the most iconic Knight Rider scenes ever filmed.

Randy remote controls the Knight 2000 (Exact same location as Jamie’s crash in The Nineteenth Hole)
E Avenida De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks
34°12'47.14"N
118°49'42.36"W

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Knight 2000 roof camera
E Avenida De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks
34°12'49.95"N
118°49'36.66"

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Remote control Turbo Boost (looks to be the same old growth tree)
E Avenida De Los Arboles, Thousand Oaks
34°12'47.09"N
118°49'42.42"W

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Approx location of the iconic Turbo Boost over Michael and KITT TV in Devon’s Mercedes - though it may have been located a couple of hundred metres to the south on what is not a park field just next Lang Ranch Parkway, and the same area as the Turbo Boost scene from ’Topaz’. The camera lens perspective/distortion makes it difficult to ascertain the exact spot of the jump, but this is the approximate location all the same.

Now a gated community - and the same location as the off-road race track in ’The Nineteenth Hole’.
Verdigris Gated Community, Thousand Oaks
34°12'52.29"N
118°49'10.90"W

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Michaels rendezvous with Adrianne, the farm and barn buildings are still visible on the 1980 imagery of the location on Historic Aerials.
Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks
34°12'43.98"N
118°49'17.03"W

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Dirt Tracks - Where Randy remotely controls the Knight 2000 and toys with Michael and KITT TV.
Verdigris Gated Community, Thousand Oaks
34°13'0.38"N
118°49'13.22"W

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Re: 2.08 - Soul Survivor

Postby Joe Huth » Thu Jun 12, 2014 7:17 am

Very cool findings! Thanks for keeping these threads alive!
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