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Which opening credit sequence for the current series is better?

Original (from the first 9 episodes in 2008)
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New (aired for 'Don't Stop the Knight' in 2009)
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New opening credits

Post by Michael Pajaro » Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:13 am

What did people think of the new opening sequence? An improvement? A step back? Vote and discuss!
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Re: New opening credits

Post by My_Friend_KITT » Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:36 am

I loved them both...Now I have to choose???

Ummmm...I guess the new one. It has a lot of scenes from the shows to date and I love that.
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Re: New opening credits

Post by wez » Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:40 am

new 1 was very good and i liked it.

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Re: New opening credits

Post by trissybabes » Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:40 am

I do not like the way the words "Knight Rider" fly in from the top of the screen in the new version - Looks like it was an afterthought effect stuck on in Windows Movie Maker! AWFUL!

I did have quite a soft spot for the earlier titles but guess I'll need to see the new ones a few more times - particularly when they've killed off half the cast members who NOW appear in them...

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Re: New opening credits

Post by BlueChaos » Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:28 am

I like the new one better, but I believe that credits will be changed again soon.

And did anyone notice that Smith Cho is NOT on the new opening credits?
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Re: New opening credits

Post by PunkMaister » Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:49 am

My_Friend_KITT wrote:I loved them both...Now I have to choose???

Ummmm...I guess the new one. It has a lot of scenes from the shows to date and I love that.


Me too although I had no problems with the old one either... :D

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Re: New opening credits

Post by weeezl » Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:25 am

I prefer the new one, does'nt look like just a bunch of clips thrown together like the first one did.

I hear that the intro's for the next two episodes will be different also, so I assume we will have 4 intro's all together.

Perhaps the final one minus the three cast members will be kept.

I'm really hoping the desert driving scene comes back to tie in more with the original series, now they are going back to that format.

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Re: New opening credits

Post by Drifty » Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:29 am

BlueChaos wrote:I like the new one better, but I believe that credits will be changed again soon.

And did anyone notice that Smith Cho is NOT on the new opening credits?



I also noticed that but I think that is down to the fact she is still listed as a Guest Star, not a full-time member such as Justin/Deanna etc....but maybe that will change after ep 13?

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Re: New opening credits

Post by epc1122 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 11:31 am

while i liked the new opening credits, the only thing i didnt like was that they had kitt being blown up in the beginning. kitt should always for the most part be looked at as powerful. unless in the episode when he is up against a foe, but not in the opening credits. although, thats just my personal opinion. other than that, the new credits are pretty solid. i assume once the three cast members are out, and one gets replaced by zoe, i think they'll be more room for more kitt. although, i would like the music changed back to more of the original. the much has grown on me, but i think i still prefer the original. there's a youtube edit that has an updated intro which i think is awesome.

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Re: New opening credits

Post by PHOENIXZERO » Fri Jan 09, 2009 1:13 pm

I voted for the "new" one but it's going to change a couple more times, how significantly I don't know but removing cast members is something obvious.
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Re: New opening credits

Post by crashb648 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:15 pm

I prefer the new intro a lot better than the old series intro apart from clips at 0:06 to 0:10. The parts when kitt gets blown up and the flashy bits afterwards. Everything else is a lot better!

Cant wait for the new intros to come!
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Re: New opening credits

Post by djshag69 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:41 pm

anyone have the youtube link for the new intro?
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Re: New opening credits

Post by crashb648 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:55 pm

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Re: New opening credits

Post by ghidorah15 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:55 pm

Definitely the new intro. And I suspect it'll only get better as the three cast members leave and free up space to experiment.

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Re: New opening credits

Post by crashb648 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:20 pm

I wish they could somehow extend the theme. I think its quite short and i would really like a extended version but preferably not like the pilot version of theme, make the opening and first part longer.

You know what i mean?
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Re: New opening credits

Post by Knight94 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:26 pm

I'm likin the new intro, w/ the actor's pic just b4 their name. It'll hafta be revised to reflect the cast reduction,
but still it is cool. I gotta agree w/ whoever's opposing killing off Charles. I think he's an important character
to the overall story of the series. And ppl gotta stop hating on Zoe. She's a riot, especially when she messes w/
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Re: New opening credits

Post by MikeLutton » Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:36 pm

yeah be nice to zoe her and billy r a riot on there cant wait for secondseason last intro be kind short since half the cast be gone it would rock if hoff returned help his son defeat karr

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Re: New opening credits

Post by djshag69 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:01 pm

very nice, although i dont see zoe on this version i guess it will be changing
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Re: New opening credits

Post by t.b.77b » Fri Jan 09, 2009 6:49 pm

Drifty wrote:
BlueChaos wrote:I like the new one better, but I believe that credits will be changed again soon.

And did anyone notice that Smith Cho is NOT on the new opening credits?



I also noticed that but I think that is down to the fact she is still listed as a Guest Star, not a full-time member such as Justin/Deanna etc....but maybe that will change after ep 13?


She hasn't ever been listed that I know of you just didn't notice it because now their are pics with the names.
I like the new one even though it will be changing again after episode 13 hard to imagine doing all that so close to having to do it again. But that is their jobs.(twentieth post for me!)
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Re: New opening credits

Post by KRAvengerII » Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:50 pm

I've looked several times; is there a shot of KI3T firing his laser while driving, or is he being fired upon?
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Re: New opening credits

Post by Knight2000 » Fri Jan 09, 2009 8:57 pm

trissybabes wrote:I do not like the way the words "Knight Rider" fly in from the top of the screen in the new version .I did have quite a soft spot for the earlier titles


I quite liked the earlier ones too - more car and less everything else. I don't like the shots used for the cast. Also hate the title. Bad enough it wasn't particularly well highlighted in the first few intros (blink and you'll miss it), but now it's too much. I think I preferred it without the bling

epc1122 wrote:while i liked the new opening credits, the only thing i didnt like was that they had kitt being blown up in the beginning. kitt should always for the most part be looked at as powerful


Yeah but I think they did it for action purposes "hey look, this show's got explosions!" kinda thing. Not my cuppa tea.

KRAvengerII wrote:I've looked several times; is there a shot of KI3T firing his laser while driving, or is he being fired upon?

That's KI3T as a Ford truck of some description firing from his laser.

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Re: New opening credits

Post by Sky_Blue_Civic » Fri Jan 09, 2009 9:58 pm

The intro is good...except for the title coming in from the top of the screen.Reminds me of Windows Movie Maker. But the rest is good! :)
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Re: New opening credits

Post by Sue » Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:17 am

I liked this one too. It felt like there were a lot more quick little cuts, it made it feel more intense.
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Re: New opening credits

Post by GT500KR » Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:22 am

i had one minor problem with the 1st opening credit, is when KITT did a power slide to go off road and started its transformation into the truck, but didnt finish it, it cut after the front bumper came up.

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Re: New opening credits

Post by knightprobe89 » Sat Jan 10, 2009 12:24 am

i voted for the new opening credits, it's much better than the old one!
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