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Knight Rider "Movie" 2/17/2008

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by cnmsales, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever

    Nov 15, 2005
    Compared to the entire series?
    Or the Knight Rider (Original) Pilot ?
  2. razorbackfan

    razorbackfan Godfather

    Aug 17, 2002
    I enjoyed it. It was a typical NBC leave your brain at the door, movie of the week, but entertaining. I own a new Mustang so I'm glad they chose an American classic instead of some GM garbage.
  3. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

    Jun 18, 2006
    I think he was making a joke, comparing last night's show to the old TV show, "My Mother the Car".
  4. HouseBowlrz

    HouseBowlrz Godfather

    Jul 15, 2007
    Centreville, VA
    I hadn't seen this link so as I listed to KITT throughout the movie, I kept wondering was that Kilmer's voice.

    Glad to know my instincts were correct ... :)

  5. RobertE

    RobertE New Member

    Jun 9, 2006
    Considering the state the writers strike put pilot development in for Fall 08, I think this has a very good chance of getting picked up by NBC or SciFi.
  6. SDizzle

    SDizzle Hall Of Fame

    Jan 1, 2007
    Roseville, CA
    I liked it. I loved the original, I was a kid then. I wonder if a few episodes have already been made?!? With anticipation that NBC would say "yes" to the series? I HOPE SO!!!!!!!!!!
  7. Ken S

    Ken S RIP

    Feb 12, 2007
    Yes, I was...that was the joke with the original series. I guess people don't remember "My Mother the Car" anymore.
    I didn't get to see the movie last night...I'll catch the replay on the 23rd though.
  8. say-what

    say-what Active Member

    Dec 14, 2006
    New Orleans
    I saw bits and pieces and what I saw looked promising enough that I'll watch the entire movie later.
  9. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    They switched to the nanotech technology. No more molecular bonding. It was probably an either-or choice.. IF such a thing were real, you'd probably opt for the nanotech as it adds so many other features as well... also, in the context of the show the "secret" formula for that bonding was stolen a couple of times so they probably needed something better anyway.
  10. stewp97

    stewp97 AllStar

    Mar 29, 2006
    I sure wish the car would have done more. They should have used the turbo boost button to jump over the Denali instead of driving around it :D

  11. Pink Fairy

    Pink Fairy Hall Of Fame

    Dec 27, 2006
    I will need to see when this replays so I can set it up to record!

    I already have a favorite line from it, and I haven't even seen it!

    The whole "Monogamy isn't natural."

    Couldn't agree more, and thought it was awesome that the line was there! (Don't even know what it was in reference too!)
  12. tomcrown1

    tomcrown1 Hall Of Fame

    Jan 16, 2006
    How about a rmake of My Mother The Car?? with an older Jerry Van Dyke
  13. frederic1943

    frederic1943 Icon

    Dec 1, 2006
    KITT wasn't operational at that time. They didn't boot him up until they came to a stop. It's a good thing KITT doesn't take as long as the HR20 to boot up.:lol:
  14. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    Maybe, but I thought at the end they said the encryption hadn't been broken.

    But yeah, most would find a human car chase more exciting.
  15. Stewart Vernon

    Stewart Vernon Roving Reporter Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 7, 2005
    Kittrell, NC
    Those bad guys stole two things... Their main goal was stealing Prometheus (the government project), but they stole everything in the lab... and eventually figured out that they had the plans to the car as well as Prometheus.

    For whatever reason, it would appear KITT's stuff was not nearly so encrypted and protected as were the Prometheus hard drives... so the hackers got into the car specs and used that against the good guys to try and get them to give over access to Prometheus.
  16. armophob

    armophob Difficulty Concen........

    Nov 13, 2006
    Fort Pierce, FL
    I just watched it. Local NBC has DD issues so I had to watch it in 2.0.
    Besides that, I enjoyed the nostalgia ride, but a series based on a talking car in the 00's vs the 80's? I will watch, but I question the limitations of the actors to carry it.
  17. elaclair

    elaclair Rescued Racers Live Here

    Jun 18, 2004
    Del Mar, CA
    I loved it and hope it gets picked up by SOMEONE as a series. Even though the mind-candy part that has you check your reality at the door, there were two things that just bugged me. 1. You really mean to tell me that a super-tuned 550HP Mustang Shelby can't outrun a Ford Edge?? And 2. After SLIDING to a halt in front of the Denali, KITT suddenly became an immovable object....hmmmmm .

    But what the hell, let's do it again!!!
  18. mightythor88

    mightythor88 Legend

    Sep 22, 2007
  19. 2Guysfootball

    2Guysfootball Godfather

    Jul 2, 2007
    I really liked this. Much Much better then the Team Knight Rider from a few years ago.
    It is what it is a Fun Show about a Super Duper Car.
    I would love it if they made it into a series.
  20. Earl Bonovich

    Earl Bonovich Lifetime Achiever

    Nov 15, 2005

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