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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Wed Nov 19, 2008 9:51 am

Sue wrote: That one looks a lot like it. It's hard to be certain. Perhaps if you take away the building closer to the beach and only look at the buildings in the back.
It does look like the hills are lining up correctly in the back of that one.


Sue, it might require your field trip to confirm the location of the beach house. Thanks in advance :)

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During the search of "beach house" in The Scent of Roese,
I found Kurt Rolands' 'white house' where they tested the remove-control plane.
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Coordinates: 34°2'21.95"N 118°53'5.73"W
Location: east of Point Dume; between Pacific Coast Hwy and the beach

cues:
1. Point Dume (in red circle)
2. unique shape of the pool and Jacuzzi
3. the 'white house' itself, the sea, and the hill in the background
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Sue » Wed Nov 19, 2008 12:07 pm

It looks like a match good job :good:
It doesn't look like there will be any way in to photograph that one. :P
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Thu Nov 20, 2008 2:26 pm

I think you guys might have found it! Sue - field trip!

Here's another one, from "Knightmares" - in the episode, Michael goes to "Caines" to see where his wallet was purchased. The "Encino Camera" and phone number banner gave this one away - it's still there today!

Location:
15928 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA

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Re: Locations ?

Post by kitt1 » Thu Nov 20, 2008 9:47 pm

Just a piece of trivia. The store, OPTIQUE BOUTIQUE that's visible in the photos from the original series, is where Elvis Presley bought those really cool sunglasses that are so much identified with him. The owner that created those sunglasses died several months ago.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Sue » Fri Nov 21, 2008 2:29 am

Here is the dam in Knightmares. It would have been cool to drive SHADO around down there. I know they still film car commercials and things there, but they locked the gate to the dam road.
Google Maps - Sepulveda Dam
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That ladder isn't part of the dam, it's a little tricky to get over it without it.
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Where is that dam ladder!
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Obviously this is the side they film commercials on cause it doesn't have any dam graffiti.
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Yea she's done with the dam jokes. :mrgreen:
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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:45 am

Sue, splendid :good: (Devon used to say that)! Especially the last pair of photos, 100% match!
I bet you also tried to find the 'dam door' and it's not there. Here is the dam analysis. :mrgreen:

Had the dam door existed, and Michael did open it, he would have fallen into the channel behind the wall!
Until a few hours ago, I still believe the dam door is part of the dam. Sorry to bust this dam mystery 25 years later!
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In the follow dam photos, you can see the edge of the dam door appeared in the 'after' shot.
The extent of the dam mock-up was also limitted, you can see the edge on the right.
What a 'good' dam job (e.g. the rusty paint) the KR filming crew did back in the 80's.
Today, KR-2008 uses mostly CGI instead of physical sets.
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BTW, the 'runoff' pipe where Cara was trapped in was also a mock-up next to the dam tower.
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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:15 am

Now, yet another location in "Knightmares".
Approx. address: 10543 Woodbridge St., N Hollywood, CA 91602
Coordinates: 34°8'55.83"N, 118°21'39.28"W

Time code: 15:13
Scene: KITT was chasing Michael in the alley, and made a turbo boost.
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Someone revealed this location on:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/shootsean/90996465/
In the link, you can see a guy hide behind the trash dumpster,
but he did not appear in the KR scene (see the red circle below).
What a opportunity to be present at the location when the filming took place!
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Sue » Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:21 am

Nice work one-man! We sure do some fine dam investigating. :mrgreen:
Sadly another dam gate kept me from getting up on the dam tower.

one_man wrote:Now, yet another location in "Knightmares".
Approx. address: 10543 Woodbridge St., N Hollywood, CA 91602
Coordinates: 34°8'55.83"N, 118°21'39.28"W

Oooh that's a good one. ...Ah so many locations so little time.

If you guys could paste in the links from google maps like so.
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&saddr=34.14912,-118.360908&ie=UTF8&ll=34.14912,-118.360908&spn=0.001223,0.00169&t=h&z=19
It would help me out a bunch in finding the locations by car.
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Re: Locations ?

Post by KITTfan » Sat Nov 22, 2008 7:04 am

Here's a diagram about the turboboost in the dam in Knightmares to break the pipe. KITT must've been doing 180 in the air & have very long fly in order to land to where he landed LOL
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sat Nov 22, 2008 7:14 am

Here's the best street view shots I could find of the "Knightmares" alley jump:

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Sue - if you go, please try to head down the alley that Michael is running and shooting at KITT to get photos of that as well! You may even be able to follow KITT's path back the alley from where he turns onto that street!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sat Nov 22, 2008 2:02 pm

Don't even ask me how I spotted this!

From "Merchants of Death" - check out the background of this driving scene - you can spot Barris' shop! The same one he's still in today!

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And right next door to "A":

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Michael is actually driving on Lankershim Blvd with Riverside Drive (where Barris' shop is located) in the background.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Sue » Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:15 am

It looks like you picked the right one one-man
25036 Malibu Road
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Now I'm thinking this lower structure is the same building, but the roof has been extended over the porch. This is the only house in the area to be so low to the beach. It appears as though the beach has been eroded away since then and they have added these rocks to try to prevent that.
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If you look carefully you can see the same white building and triangle shaped roof line.
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Nice work team!
SHADO's a little jealous he's not in this one. Though I do have some picts of him on the road above the house. I'll have to watch the scene again and see if they match up.
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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:42 am

Sue, I never get tired of your awesome pictures! That is definitely the correct beach house - well done! Well done to all!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sun Nov 23, 2008 5:00 pm

Next location - the infamous (to me, at least) "horseshoe" building, seen in "Merchants of Death" and "Knight of a Thousand Devils":

"Merchants":
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"1000 Devils":
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Location is:
17514 Sierra Hwy
Canyon Country, CA

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Next is Claudia Torrell's baja car warehouse:

13008 Pierce St.
Pacoima, CA (Part of Whitman Airport, I believe)

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The hole where Michael was thrown into in this episode is a place called "Falls Lake" in or near Universal Studios. Can anyone find it? And De Lorca's estate? We already found Becker's estate earlier in this thread.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Wed Nov 26, 2008 11:14 am

I think I found another one last night...one of KITT's famous "driving scenes" in the city:

S. Flower St heading towards First St
Los Angeles, CA

Unfortunately, Google Street View doesn't go on that part of South Flower so this is the best I can do:

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Here are buildings 1 and 2 from a different angle:

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Okay, lunch break is over!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:11 pm

Season 1, Episode: White Bird
Scene: where Stevie worked and got arrested; Michael also went there later in the episode

Address: 4111 W Alameda Ave, Burbank, CA 91505
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&g ... iwloc=addr

Cues:
1. a nearby street named 'PASS AVE' (barely legible in the red circle)
2. The building with 'holes' across the street
3. the address 4111 can be seen when Stevie walked out
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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:19 am

knight-online wrote:Hi,
here are some more Knight Rider locations from me, I don't think they are mentioned yet.

- Stoney Point Park, Chatsworth, CA
Climbing at "Good Day at White Rock".


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time code 22:10
Scene: looking at KITT from the top of 'white rock'
Coordinates: 34°16'10.50"N 118°36'19.05"W

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&g ... iwloc=addr

This is the best bird's eye view you can get on Virtual Earth.
Sue, it's too dangerous to climb the 'white rock', field trip is not really necessary :mrgreen:
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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:46 am

Just realize part of the following photo matches the rock climbing scene in the episode.
here is a question, was that really David Hasselhoff or some stunt man?

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:53 pm

Can anyone find locations from the KARR episodes?
The ally where the KARR stopped for the night "I have no eggs, perhaps you can direct me to a chicken" from TDR, or the clothing shop from KvK?

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:07 pm

The clothing shop from KVK can be found earlier in this thread.

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:47 pm

Thanks Joe! 13 pages of this thread, i must have missed it. :wink:

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Joe Huth » Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:54 pm

Here's one for you, VegasMike:

KARR turbo boosting over KITT near the end of "Trust Doesn't Rust".

Location:
57 Berth (Port of Los Angeles)
San Pedro, CA

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The two buildings seen in the above two pics are the buildings on the left side and right side of the aerial shot below, respectively:

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Also of note, this is nearly the same location as the ending turbo boost in "The Final Verdict"!

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Sat Nov 29, 2008 3:32 pm

Very nice! Thanks Joe

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Re: Locations ?

Post by one_man » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:11 am

here is another filming location at San Pedro. look back to page 2 of this thread:
Knight Rider Archive wrote:I'm doing this from work so I don't have access to my photos (maybe Joe can help out here), but here are a few more locations for you:
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WHITE-LINE WARRIORS:
- The location where Michael goes to meet Ron and gets ambushed by Mace is Point Fermin Park.


Season 2, White-Line Warriors
time code: after 41:20
the location where Michael was about to be dumped over the cliff, and later KITT came to rescue.

address: near Point Fermin Park, W Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro, CA

coordinates:
33°42'21.48"N 118°17'29.33"W

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q ... 2866555044

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Re: Locations ?

Post by Vegasmike » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:41 pm

Here's a shot of Caesars. This is the valet drop off, where Michael pulled up in KI2T in the episode Goliath. He was dressed as Garth.
Joe, screen shot please.
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