Tuesday, January 11, 2022

New "Knight Rider" TV Series

According to reports, a new "Knight Rider" TV series is in early development, based on creator Glen A. Larson's 1982 'talking car' series, following 'Michael Knight', a high-tech crime fighter, working for 'FLAG' ('Foundation for Law and Government'), assisted by the 'KITT', ('Knight Industries Two Thousand'), artificially intelligent, self-aware and nearly indestructible 'Pontiac Firebird Trans Am' muscle car:

"...billionaire 'Wilton Knight' rescues police 'Detective Lieutenant Michael Arthur Long' after a near fatal shot to the face, giving him a new identity (by plastic surgery) and a new name: 'Michael Knight'. 

"Wilton selects Michael to be the primary field agent in the pilot program of his public justice organization, the 'Foundation for Law and Government' ('FLAG)', headed by 'Devon Miles'. 

"The other half of this pilot program is the 'Knight Industries Two Thousand' ('KITT'), a heavily modified, technologically advanced 'Pontiac Firebird Trans Am' with numerous features...

"...including an extremely durable shell and frame, controlled by a computer with artificial intelligence. 

"Michael and KITT are brought in during situations where direct action might provide the only feasible solution..."

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