First Episode Of New Knight Rider TV Show Online At Hulu...And Right…

Want to see the first episode of the new Knight Rider » 9/18/08 12:45pm 9/18/08 12:45pm TV show a week earlier than it'll air on broadcast television? If so, it's your lucky day — just moments ago it went live on Hulu for the watching. But why go there when we've got the full episode below the jump? We won't spoil anything that hasn't already been…

Michigan Woman's Mustang Becomes Real KITT

Just in time for the September 24th premier of NBC's new Knight Rider » 9/12/08 12:00pm 9/12/08 12:00pm show, the local NBC news affiliate in Grand Rapids, Michigan has found a woman claiming that her recently sold Mustang GT was bought to be turned into a real-life example of for the show. Deb Fralick had to sell her beloved Ford Mustang GT for…

KITT: First Drive

As a child of the 80s and former member of the Knight Rider faithful (I happily toted the Rider lunchbox until third grade) it was nearly impossible to stifle my internal yelp of anticipation when first presented with the keys » 9/02/08 12:00pm 9/02/08 12:00pm to the for an exclusive first drive. It's irrational, because I knew the car sitting in…

Jalopnik Drives KITT In Woodward Dream Cruise, Pretends We're Michael…

That's right boys n' girls, I'm cruising down Woodward Avenue today in the 2008 Woodward Dream Cruise » 8/16/08 8:45am 8/16/08 8:45am in none other than the Mustang-powered hitting NBC this fall. Unlike most of those used in filming, this isn't a fancy-pantsified Mustang GT. Nope, it's a heavily-modified GT500KR, with light bar and all. I'm not…

The Glitz, The Glamor: The People Of The Gumball 3000!

All manner of celebrities were there with me in the Green Zone at the Gumball 3000 opening ceremonies yesterday, but I live in a fortified survivalist compound in which the corrupting influence of television is prohibited and thus could identify just two famous individuals: ex-mayor Willie Brown and ex-star David… » 8/10/08 2:00pm 8/10/08 2:00pm

Don't Worry, KITT's New Truck Mode Is Microsoft-Approved

We already broke the story on KITT transforming from a GT500KR into a Ford F-150 FX4 pickup truck in the new Knight Rider TV show, but this morning PickupTrucks.com has the scoop on the full story and it's a whopper. Apparently, Exec Producer Gary Scott Thompson and his production team went to Microsoft to help with… » 7/30/08 8:30am 7/30/08 8:30am

First Video Of KITT Valmorphanizing Into A Ford F-150 FX4 Pickup Truck

Somewhere between "Morphing" and "Transforming" is the very Team America-ish "Valmorphanization." That's the term we feel best using to describe what KITT's doing in this one minute clip from the new Knight Rider TV show premiering September 24th on NBC. As you'd expect, KITT is apparently fitted with a current Ford… » 7/26/08 2:36pm 7/26/08 2:36pm

KITT's Turbo Boost Is Back For New Knight Rider Series

It's official — "Turbo Boost" is back for KITT. One of the biggest disappointments in the Knight Rider made-for-TV movie was the total lack of KITT's signature, once-per-show super-move — turbo-boost. After getting the green light for series production, the new Knight Rider series has already calmed our fears the… » 7/18/08 8:40am 7/18/08 8:40am

Knight Rider-Themed GPS System Gets Original Voice Of KITT

While Val Kilmer did a yeoman's job as the voice of KITT in the made-Ford-TV movie earlier this year, he still sucked compared to Will Arnett. And they both sucked compared to the crisp tones of the original voice of the F-bodied Trans Am, William Daniels. Luckily, he's the voice behind this new Mio GPS with a Knight… » 6/20/08 5:00pm 6/20/08 5:00pm

Researchers Looking To Make KITT More Than A Hasselhoff Fantasy

Scientists and researchers at Stanford must have quite the fascination with David Hasselhoff and his KITT because they are working on making the talking-car technology a reality. The lead on this team, Clifford Nass, says that a more intelligent car that knows about the driver and communicates with the driver can help… » 5/08/08 1:40pm 5/08/08 1:40pm

New Knight Rider TV Show To Be Officially Live-Blogged By Alex Nunez,…

So Knight Rider the TV show is going to be airing this fall on Wednesday nights, hoping to draw attention away from those 16 variations of CSI that CBS is running. Sickened by the obvious endings and lack of Will Arnett, we're going to skip on the Knight Rider Live-Blog and leave it in the capable hands of AutoBlog's… » 4/02/08 5:45pm 4/02/08 5:45pm

Jalopnik Hearts Will Arnett, Will Arnett Hearts Jalopnik

While hanging out at the Audi Forum event last night we bumped into our fair share of celebrities, including the cast of some show called Gossip Girl that the kids seem to enjoy. It was one of those events. But then one half of America's favorite comedy power couple, Will Arnett, arrived. We have an awkward almost man… » 3/20/08 9:30am 3/20/08 9:30am

The Real Reason Why Will Arnett Was Dropped As KITT?

There was a time when we thought Knight Rider might be saved by having WIll Arnett voice KITT. This was right before they announced Will Arnett would not voice KITT. The excuse they gave had to do with this other job as the voice of GMC Trucks. This clip from Arnett suggests that the producers may have been going in a… » 2/19/08 9:40am 2/19/08 9:40am

Knight Rider's Not-So-Surprising Climax, Yukon Smash

For those not wanting to sit through the first 108 minutes of the two-hour Ford commercial that was Knight Rider, we've got the less-than-climactic climax (and no, Lesbian surf FBI agent is not involved in said climax). We don't want to give too much away, but needless to say GMC products did not fair well. If you… » 2/18/08 1:00pm 2/18/08 1:00pm

Knight Rider: The Classic Intro Can Make All This Go Away

So you've seen the new Mustang-ed up KITT live, you've seen the live video of the new KITT, you've watched the made-for-NBC Knight Rider movie, re-watched the new Knight Rider intro and theme music and you've even participated in the made-for-Jalopnik Knight Rider live-blog. Heck you may have even wandered back for… » 2/18/08 8:15am 2/18/08 8:15am

Knight Rider: The New Intro

You've seen our first exclusive pics of the new KITT. You've seen our knee-jerk reactions in the live blog as we watched the premiere. But in case you missed it (or you avoided it), we've got the intro sequence of the new Knight Rider up and ready for you to watch as many times as you'd like to. Behold the CG! Watch… » 2/17/08 11:10pm 2/17/08 11:10pm

KITT In Action: Exclusive Video

Yesterday, Ray and Wes met KITT in the flesh— er, metal. Today we bring you the video footage of us doing our best Hasslehoff impression during our exclusive Brooklyn rendezvous. The new Knight Rider made-for-television movie premieres tomorrow on NBC, so our test drive ride just came right at our peak of… » 2/16/08 2:00pm 2/16/08 2:00pm

Exclusive: Jalopnik Lifts KITT's Hood

Ray and I got to live out a major childhood fantasy of ours earlier today when KITT swung by Brooklyn and offered to take us for a ride. KITT's found new life not as an F-body, but as a Ford Mustang GT500KR. Well, a more accurate description would be a Mustang GT with an automatic transmission — the cast can't… » 2/15/08 4:00pm 2/15/08 4:00pm

Knight Rider Rides Again On The Today Show, Now With Added Hasselhoff

KITT made an appearance on the Today Show this morning alongside costar Justin Bruening to promote the new Knight Rider TV Movie. During the show it was revealed that David Hasselhoff will be returning as Michael Knight. Bruening also revealed the loophole that allows the new version to pick up where the old left off,… » 2/15/08 11:00am 2/15/08 11:00am