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reusing spcial guests?

Post by knightman » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:11 am

did they reuse some special guests?
ive noticed that alot in the 3rd season. :dash4: :kittx:

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Re: reusing spcial guests?

Post by HondaSiR » Mon Sep 06, 2004 9:30 am

knightman wrote:did they reuse some special guests? ive noticed that alot in the 3rd season.


Well you kind of answered your own question, don't you think?

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Post by knightman » Mon Sep 06, 2004 10:00 am

bugger

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Post by cloudkitt » Mon Sep 06, 2004 11:16 am

lol, mostly it's not a problem, but they shouldn't have reused AnnTurkel for anyone other than Adrianne
Michael: "KITT! Where are ya?!"
K.I.T.T.: "I'm in your parking space, Michael, where else would I be?"

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Post by Arjun » Tue Sep 07, 2004 7:19 am

Most irritating when bad guy plays not-so-bad guy later on.

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Post by Knight-Rider » Tue Sep 07, 2004 3:53 pm

They used Pamela Shoop in Knight of the Phoenix, as maggie and in Knight of the Jaggnaunt has the Marta Simmons. The used Shawn Southwick in Knight of the Phoenix as Lonnie and in Goliath as Rita.

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Post by KRAvengerII » Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:37 pm

They used John Considine twice; Once in the third season, playing the new oroleans terrorist, laSalle, then in the fourthb season premire playing--?

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Post by cloudkitt » Wed Sep 08, 2004 10:19 pm

I liked him betetr in Knight of teh Juggernaut, with that cool mechanical hand.
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Post by pdennis93 » Sun Sep 12, 2004 12:26 am

i forget the name, but liberty in "give me liberty" was later the head of the buyout in "buyout"

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Post by HondaSiR » Sun Sep 12, 2004 1:32 am

For me, there's nothing wrong with re-using special guests. What is annoying is if they change the name of the guest or assign a different character for the same person. Why not just use different people? There's an abundance of good actors and actresses in Hollywood, the idea of rehashing the same people for different roles just does not make sense to me.

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Post by Lost Knight » Sun Sep 12, 2004 3:56 pm

Sometimes directors/producers (of particular episodes in Knight Rider's case) are friends with particular actors, or just like their talent so much, they ask them to return because they're easier to work with. A lot of logistics in K.I.T.T.'s functions in season 1 contradict rules established in later seasons, the editing of the show contradicts the continuity of certain scenes, so it seems to me that producers didn't care so much about using the same actors playing different parts and just was a part of the seemingly overall mentality the producers had "Well maybe no one will remember from last time, so let's move forward and do it this way now, who's going to care?"
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Post by HondaSiR » Mon Sep 13, 2004 12:01 am

Lost Knight wrote:Sometimes directors/producers (of particular episodes in Knight Rider's case) are friends with particular actors, or just like their talent so much, they ask them to return because they're easier to work with.


That's called "favoritism". Not a good call if you ask me, it negates growth in the industry. The viewer has a tendency to grow tired of an actor if he or she makes too many appearances in the series (specially with mediocre acting). But those were the 80's, a time when these things really happened. Now that we're in the 21st century, people expect greater variety. Hopefully the producers and directors of today realize that now.

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