George Barris: King of TV's custom cars - CNN

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George Barris: King of TV's custom cars - CNN

Post by KITT » Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:43 pm

check out this interview CNN did with george barris..
http://www.cnn.com/2011/SHOWBIZ/TV/02/11/george.barris.cars/
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Post by krrdr2010 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 4:34 pm

I saw the Interview-It was Great. George Barris is an American Icon and an American Original. :good: :good:

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Re: George Barris: King of TV's custom cars - CNN

Post by KFCreator » Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:39 am

Yeah, great article, except that Michael Scheffe was responsible for KITT's design and George Barris only deserves credit for the SPM car, right?
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Post by Dave Knight » Sun Feb 27, 2011 1:28 am

KFCreator wrote:Yeah, great article, except that Michael Scheffe was responsible for KITT's design and George Barris only deserves credit for the SPM car, right?


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Re: George Barris: King of TV's custom cars - CNN

Post by Lost Knight » Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:41 am

Looks like there's a bit of debate going on in the article's comments section regarding the Black Beauty from The Green Hornet, and who really created it. :roll:

Knight Rider is hardly mentioned in the audio clip. The article does briefly mention K.I.T.T., but only in the context of saying that America is in love with the automobile. So, once again, another instance where it's implied Barris created K.I.T.T., but not actually said. And that's how these misrepresentations have mostly skated under the radar all these years. Nevertheless, I'd let this one slide since he did work on versions of K.I.T.T.

But really, for me, the interest comes in which cars are properly credited and which aren't, not the man's legacy of the cars he is actually responsible for, unfortunately...
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Post by OKC KNIGHT » Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:02 am

LoL good ole' George taking FULL credit for KITT :roll:

What a disrespect "Spit in the face" to Mike Scheffe a really nice >modest< down to earth guy :good:


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Re: George Barris: King of TV's custom cars - CNN

Post by taoworm2323 » Wed Mar 02, 2011 2:25 pm

George has been doing this crap for years. It's really sad.
Scheffe on the other hand is the man!
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