Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

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Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by Josch Schulz » Sat Sep 19, 2009 4:58 pm

Hey Guys

Seems to me this car is not finished :mrgreen: Looks like an 84 Trans Am :shock: :mrgreen: :lol:

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by ThomasKnight » Sun Sep 20, 2009 2:23 am

:D Hey Buddy!
That's an easy one, so allow me:
One episode earlier this car was also used and it's a lifted up stuntcar. Take a look on the following shots from knight of the drones and you will see much more details:

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by KITTfan » Sun Sep 20, 2009 2:54 am

The lifted rear end suggests that this car was used as a KARR in KITTvsKARR in the scene when he left the beach.
Perhaps when they went on location to film the Knight of the Drones, they didn't take enough many spare front noses with them and had to improvise a KITT nose from stock TA nose :D

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by Knight-Armen » Sun Sep 20, 2009 5:41 am

So they couldn't afford an extra nose and actually finish the job?

Still, TOS beats the crap out of any revamped version of KR. I'm sorry but that's just the way it is...
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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by ThomasKnight » Sun Sep 20, 2009 5:51 am

It's easy to see that this car was lifted up for the quick turns and rolling on sand(4x4 kinda thing) like at KARR returns beach scene.
The nose was also used for a purpose, cause when the car is rolling on sand or making extreme turns the KITT nose can come off or break easily, so they modified the stock TA nose. It's much smaller but they made very similar to the KITT one so I'ts hard to recognise it under a few seconds when it appears on screen... :good:
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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by Josch Schulz » Sun Sep 20, 2009 9:49 am

Hey Guys :mrgreen:

Its back in the Episode Knight Strike :mrgreen: :good:

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This time I think the Scanner fits bedder :mrgreen: :good:
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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by davidknightrider » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:17 pm

well it seemed to be a recurring theme this.

in the pilot episode, KITT with the finished bumper is seen as is the unfinished bumper version, yet at the end when the famous voiceover when MK is driving through the desert highway, the KITT is back to the unfinished bumper version of KITT.

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by Josch Schulz » Tue Sep 29, 2009 9:43 am

Hey Guys

I was check my pictures and found a picture from the set of "Ice Bandits"

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And I found this car, he like this style but he makes a bedder scanner

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by pdennis93 » Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:49 am

there is another one like that in part 2 of "knight of the drones"

It can be seen right before KITT smashes through the garage door at the hunters point electronics building. i'm assuming they used those stock T/A noses with the fog lights when damage to the nose was eminant and they didn't want to destroy the few custom noses they had.

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by LCBenson » Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:05 pm

I was looking online for any 1982 Trans Ams that looked like KITT, but the noses were all wrong! You just answered my question. I didn't know the noses were custom. Although on ebay, they had a nose that was identical to those used in Knight Rider. So eaither they made it themselves, or they bought it from someone who did. I really want one for my future Trans Am!!! :kitt2:
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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by krrdr2010 » Sat Oct 24, 2009 5:57 pm

Unfinished or not, it looks COOL!!! :kitt:

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by MikeLutton » Sat Oct 24, 2009 9:03 pm

what episode is ice bandits what season

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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by Josch Schulz » Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:36 am

Its Season 3 Episode 2 :good: :kitt:
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Re: Unfinished KITT seen in Ice Bandits

Post by KR_210 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 9:43 pm

IF YOU READ THE BOOK "KNIGHT RIDER LEGACY" , IT mentions that Universal bought alot of Tran Ams and used were them as extra, then after each episode they were destroyed. So thats why we see alot of Unfinished KITTs on some scenes

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