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Knight Rider - Season One
Knight Rider - Season One
Actors: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Phyllis Davis, Patricia McPherson, Theodore Bikel
Directors: Alan J. Levi, Alan Myerson, Bernard L. Kowalski, Bruce Bilson, Christian I. Nyby II
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Special Interests, Television
NR     2004     19hr 45min

Thought to be dead, detective Michael Knight has been given a new face and identity and fights crime with an artificially intelligent talking car called K.I.T.T. — Genre: Television — Rating: NR — Release Date: 23-MAY-2006 — M...  more »

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Actors: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Phyllis Davis, Patricia McPherson, Theodore Bikel
Directors: Alan J. Levi, Alan Myerson, Bernard L. Kowalski, Bruce Bilson, Christian I. Nyby II
Genres: Action & Adventure, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Special Interests, Television
Sub-Genres: Crime, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Health, Science Fiction
Studio: Universal Studios
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 08/03/2004
Original Release Date: 09/26/1982
Theatrical Release Date: 09/26/1982
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 19hr 45min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 4
SwapaDVD Credits: 4
Total Copies: 2
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: Spanish, French

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Tracy A. from YORK, PA
Reviewed on 9/2/2009...

Movie Reviews

The Best Sci-Fi show of the 80's now on DVD
B. J. Rowan | 11/10/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Knighr Rider a shadowly flight of a man, who does not exist. Michael Long (David Hasslehoff) is a Las Vegas police Lt. who gets caught up in a scam by a man and a beautiful woman. They shoot him point blank and leaves him for dead. An esentric millionare who doesn't have much time to live finds him, saves him, and gives him a new Idenity as "Michael Knight". The man who saves him is Willton Knight a self-made millionare who was affected by this man and woman as well. Michael wonders after getting his strength back what everyone is doing coming in and out of a place all hours of the night and so he goes to investigate and finds his car, or is it? It infact is the "Knight Industries Two-Thousand" or K.I.T.T for short. A talking car that helps him to take down the women and men and four years of adventure begins."
The most amazing Car of the 80's is coming on DVD
Daniel | Canada | 05/21/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This amazing show finally on dvd .The adventures of Michael Knight and his incredible super-car K.I.T.T., Knight Industries 2000. Selected by a dying billionaire Wilton Knight, Michael now works for the Foundation of Law and Government with the job of routing out evil that is above the law, with only his trusty car! with David Hasselhoff . Season 1 includes :1.Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix]
2.Knight Rider [Pilot; a.k.a. Knight of the Phoenix]
3.Deadly Maneuvers4.Good Day at White Rock
5.Slammin' Sammy's Stunt Show Spectacular
6.Just My Bill
7.Not a Drop to Drink
8.No Big Thing
9.Trust Doesn't Rust
10.Inside Out
11. The Final Verdict
12.A Plush Ride
13.Forget Me Not
14.Hearts of Stone
15.Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death
16.The Topaz Connection
17.A Nice, Indecent Little Town
18.Chariot of Gold
19.White Bird
20.Knight Moves
21.Nobody Does It Better
22.Short Notice"
Knight Rider on DVD - This quality set comes fully equipped
B. J. Rowan | Florida, USA | 08/16/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Since I have been an avid Knight Rider fanatic since I was six years old, I picked up the first season DVD boxed set on release day. I have to say, I am very impressed. You might expect a $40 set of DVDs from a campy '80s TV show to be equally campy in their presentation (think Columbia House's own Knight Rider DVD knockoffs), but you'd be wrong. This is a top-quality set. There's a good number of cool extras, the menus and navigation are fantastic, and the video and sound quality of the episodes themselves are astounding. Knight Rider DVDs are finally here, and to my great relief, they did them RIGHT.

The four discs in this set are double-sided, so the publishers were able to save money on the cost of printing discs, keeping the price of the set low. Points to them for that. When you first load up a disc, the unforgettable KR theme music starts and your options are provided in a cool, perspective-shifted layout that has an effect like KITT's scanner behind it. Once you choose which of the episodes you want to watch (there are four episodes per side of each disc), you are presented with a brief synopsis, original air date, and a still image before you dive in. This is GREAT. I'm also a Star Trek fan, and I have to say that Paramount's menus and navigations on the TNG and Voyager DVDs are horrendous compared to this. Knight Rider has got the kind of DVD menus that all DVDs should have. Animated, colorful, yet still very fast to navigate through and full of all the information you need.

Visually, the episodes look stunning. Both the audio and video tracks have been remastered, and all of KITT's electronics, glossy black paint and Michael's goofy grins are more sharp and clear than they've ever been, even in 1982. The sound track is unbelievable. Occasionally the sound quality is so good, I wonder if they've actually dubbed in new foley in places. But I think that's just a trick of the ears, as all of the effect seem to be original, they just sound...BETTER. The mixing is perfect, too. And the best part? They didn't screw around with anything, change any content, cut anything out, or fix any bloopers. It's just classic Knight Rider, complete and uncut, and totally "un-fooled-around with." These are the original cuts of each episode as aired on NBC in the '80s, and they contain footage which (unless you have the Columbia House tapes) hasn't been seen since, due to syndication and commercial edits.

One other thing I must add here is that ALL of the episodes from Knight Rider's first season are included. My biggest disappointment with the Columbia House release of the show is that they remastered only a handful of episodes from the series' four-year run. This set contains the entire first season of the show in its entirety, presumably with the complete seasons two, three and four to follow.

The extras are great, too. There are interviews with David Hasselhoff, Glen Larson and even Stu Phillips (who, together with Glen, composed the infamous Knight Rider theme). Speaking of the theme, there's even an entire extra devoted to how the theme music was created, which was awesome for someone who loves the KR soundtrack (like I do). My only complaint was that Don Peake, the talented man who used Stu and Glen's theme to score probably 85% of the show's episodes, was never mentioned.

The bonus fourth disc includes some more nice interviews, some nifty blueprints of KITT's dash, scans of set designs, and even the entire Knight Rider 2000 movie that aired on NBC in 1991! Additionally, "Knight of the Phoenix," the show's pilot episode, has a commentary track available, featuring the voices of Glen Larson and David Hasselhoff. (David's really hamming it up.)

This is the DVD boxed set that any Knight Rider aficionado absolutely must own. The producers of this set are to be congratulated for putting together a real quality product. Now I'm waiting for the next three seasons to arrive on DVD too!"