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Wasn't there a finale episode?

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    WraithTDK

    [1]Feb 23, 2008
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    I could swear I remembered a series finale episode, where Michael was going to marry Dr. Barstow, but she was shot...
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    tjoceasde

    [2]Feb 23, 2008
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    You're thinking of "The Scent of Roses." It aired three months before the final episode and he wasn't marrying Bonnie, he was marrying his old girlfriend, Stevie. According to the tv.com profile, it was supposed to be the series finale, but they changed the order around.

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    WraithTDK

    [3]Feb 23, 2008
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    Ahhh. Figures. Inevitably, if they're going to screw up a program, it'll be the ending. End it with a cliff hanger, then don't renew, end it with a movie, but air it before the final episode, etc.

    I still consider that the ending.

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    tjoceasde

    [4]Feb 24, 2008
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    At lest the series ended with some closure (no cliffhangers).

    Knight Rider is not alone. I can think of 3 other shows where the "final" episode wasn't shown last. Happy Days (the one where Joanie marries Chachie is shown as the last one in syndication), The A-Team (the last 2 are switched), and Magnum PI (they had 2 series finales).

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    llykej

    [5]Feb 25, 2008
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    On The Powers of Matthew Star, the last episode shown was actually the pilot!
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    jekyll

    [6]Mar 3, 2008
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    In some foreign syndication packages, "The Scent of Roses" was shown as the last episode.
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    WraithTDK

    [7]Mar 8, 2008
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    llykej wrote:
    On The Powers of Matthew Star, the last episode shown was actually the pilot!

    Matthew...STAR?

    Wait...I didn't just imagine that? That was a real thing? HOLY CRAP. I thought I just had a really, reeeally weird imagination as a child.

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    [8]Mar 6, 2011
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    You can kind of say Knight Rider 2000 is the official series finale, with Devon dying that is pretty final. I do know that it was supposed to be a TV movie meant to restart a new series, than of course we got two other continuing shows(Team Knight Rider & Knight Rider 2008 ), so really there is no proper finale. Perhaps Glen Larson will produce a TV movie that will end this franchise before making his vision of how he originally conceived the series.

    Edited on 03/06/2011 1:54pm
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    stephdumas

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    annericelover wrote:


    You can kind of say Knight Rider 2000 is the official series finale, with Devon dying that is pretty final. I do know that it was supposed to be a TV movie meant to restart a new series, than of course we got two other continuing shows(Team Knight Rider & Knight Rider 2008 ), so really there is no proper finale. Perhaps Glen Larson will produce a TV movie that will end this franchise before making his vision of how he originally conceived the series.




    An official finale of the "1st chapter" hoping they could had beginned a new chapter featuring a new series with KR2000. My only regret in this tv-movie was then Bonnie or April and even RC3 didn't showed up. It would had been nice to have some cameos of them or at least being mentionned. I could said the same about the finale live-action Incredible Hulk tv-movie titled "Death of the Incredible Hulk" Jack McGee the reporter going after the Hulk didn't showed it all.


    I guess if Knight Rider had got a 5th season. They could had showed a team-up of 2 villains back from the dead with Goliath and K.A.R.R. Talk about going out with a bang.


    Sadly, Glen A. Larson passed away on November 14, 2014.

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