Knight Rider

Season 1 Episode 6

Knight of the Living Dead

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Nov 05, 2008 on NBC
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Episode Summary

The team must discover the identity of a murderer inside their own organization, when the body of a Tech is discovered. Mike and Sarah have their own concerns when they are stranded on a cargo plane and KITT's self-destruct program has been initiated.

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Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (5)

  • QUOTES (3)

    • Mike: Well, this has been the craziest Halloween ever. And I've had some crazy ones.
      Zoe: Try having someone dress up as you for Halloween.
      Carrie: Try having everyone think you're a killer.
      KITT: Try almost blowing up.
      Billy: And we have a winner.

    • Mike: Next time ,calculate faster.
      KITT: Were you injured?
      Mike: No
      KITT: Then my calculations were fast enough.

    • KITT: I believe I have discovered why Dr. Graiman uploaded the self-destruct into me. Dr. Graiman is concerned that I may develop the ability to self-program.
      Sarah: KITT, self-programming's not possible.
      KITT: It was possible in my original prototype.
      Mike: What prototype? I thought you were a one-of-a-kind.
      Sarah: Yeah, KITT, what are you talking about?
      KITT: I am talking about KARR, Sarah.
      Mike: There's another Mustang out there and its named car?
      KITT: Not c-a-r, Michael. K-A-R-R. Knight Auto-Cybernetic Roving Robotic-Exoskeleton. And he was not a Mustang. He was a cybernetic exoskeleton programmed for self-preservation.
      Mike: A killer robot.
      KITT: By the time he was decommissioned, he was more cyborg than robot.
      Mike: You wouldn't happen to have a picture of this thing, would you?
      (KITT shows plans of KARR's schematics on view screen)
      Mike: Wow. And I thought you were cool, KITT.

  • NOTES (2)

    • In the Czech Republic, this episode named Knight of the Living Dead is named Noc oživlých mrtvol.

    • International Air Dates:
      United Kingdom: June 23, 2009 on Sci Fi/Sci Fi HD
      Slovakia: January 14, 2010 on JOJ
      Australia: July 7, 2010 on 7TWO
      Czech Republic: August 28, 2010 on Prima


    • K.A.R.R.: In the original "Knight Rider" series the Knight Automated Roving Robot was the antagonist-vehicle in two episodes. KARR's prime-directive was self-preservation, contrary to KITT's directive of protecting human life.

    • Billy's costume and the descriptions of his character as a "bisexual or omnisexual time traveler" refers to Captain Jack Harkness from the BBC show "Doctor Who" and spin-off series "Torchwood".

      Zoe's costume and the statement of her character, "Save the Cheerleader, save the world" refers to Claire Bennett from the NBC show "Heroes".