neps: April 2010 Archives

UK based automotive chain Kwik Fit, has a great new ad featuring KITT, voiced by William Daniels. This very cute ad is created by the ad agency DDB London.

KITT, David Hasselhoff's intelligent Pontiac Trans Am from the 1980s US drama Knight Rider, is to make a TV comeback in an ad campaign for the car repair firm Kwik-Fit.


The TV campaign, which Kwik-Fit said is about showing that it does "so much more than just tyres and exhausts", features the once unstoppable KITT getting a buffing while minus a wheel in a repair shop.

KITT's voice provided, as in the original series, by William Daniels. The campaign, by ad agency DDB London, breaks on Monday night.

More on the ad at guardian.co.uk

wwe raw logoWe mentioned to you that David Hasselhoff would be in London hosting WWE's Raw, well here is your reminder! Tonight! Raw airs at 9/8CT on USA Network.

Nearly five hours of interview with Glen A. Larson, series creator of Knight Rider, has been made available for us to enjoy! On February 5th, 2009, Lee Goldberg interviewed Glen for the Archive of American Television, which is part of the group that does the Emmys. This amazing interview talks about Glen's early child hood and career up into this point, including Knight Rider. You can find the first hour embeded above, and the rest on the emmytvlegends.org website.

ABOUT THIS INTERVIEW In his Archive interview, producer/writer Glen A. Larson talks about his early years as member of the popular musical act The Four Preps. He discusses his transition to writing and production, culminating in series as It Takes a Thief, Battlestar Galactica, Quincy, M.E., Magnum P.I., and Knight Rider, among others. Glen A. Larson was interviewed in Woodland Hills, CA on February 5, 2009; Lee Goldberg conducted the four-and-a-half-hour interview.

Be sure to check out the forum thread, where Nick points out on which clips & time codes you can find Knight Rider related video.

[thanks to nick nugent for the alert!]

Whew, we've finally uploaded all our pictures from Knight Rider Festival 2! Check out our galleries from the Day 2 and the Cruise down the Las Vegas Strip. See all the events from Catherine Hickland singing the National Anthem, to the Q&A, to the Replicas and topped off with a Cruise to the Las Vegas sign with group photo!

Knight Rider Festival 2 - Day Two

Cruise down the Strip


this was an april fools prank conceived by our pal nick nugent - learn the truth in the forum - thanks nick!
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We are thrilled to announce this today! In a partnership with Universal Foreign Entertainment, we are happy to let you know that there will be a Knight Rider roller-coaster! The first of it's kind ride will open at Universal Studios: Japan in 2011!

Visitors of the ride will be part of a complete immersive experience. The line will take them through the Knight Mansion and through the Knight Museum, where video displays will feature new footage shot by David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight. Fans will be treated to a trip through the series with full scale replicas of KARR and other memorable episodes such as a shrine to Stevie Mason. While visiting the museum, visitors will be briefed on FLAG and their current mission, and be asked to help fight evil. They will then board the “K.I.T.T. Coaster 2000” to battle the evil Goliath!

They've provided us with this exclusive conceptual art for the ride, which you can see below. Be sure to check out the full press release after the jump!

Remember this is an exclusive that you will only see here at Knight Rider Online! The Official Release will be announced tomorrow to all outlets, be sure to check back here then for more information!

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[thanks to nick nugent for the connection]

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