Knight Rider

The BEST episodes of Knight Rider

Every episode of Knight Rider ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Knight Rider!

Michael Long, an undercover police officer, is shot while investigating a case and left for dead by his assailants. He is rescued by Wilton Knight, a wealthy, dying millionaire and inventor who arranges life-saving surgery, including a new face and a new identity: Michael Knight. Michael is then given a special computerized and indestructible car called the Knight Industries Two Thousand (K.I.T.T.) and a mission: apprehend criminals who are beyond the reach of the law. The series depicts Michael's exploits as he and K.I.T.T. battle the forces of evil on behalf of the Foundation for Law and Government.

Last Updated: 7/15/2022Network: NBC
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Goliath (2)
star
8.44
129 votes

#1 - Goliath (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/2/1983

Michael and KITT battle a KITT-like truck built by Wilton Knight's ex-wife and son.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Diamonds Aren't a Girl's Best Friend
star
8.39
132 votes

#2 - Diamonds Aren't a Girl's Best Friend

Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/15/1984

Michael heads for Mexico to trap a talent agent who's using beautiful models to smuggle diamonds into the U.S.

Directors: Jeffrey Hayden
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knightmares
star
8.27
143 votes

#3 - Knightmares

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/11/1983

Michael suffers amnesia from a head injury sustained while investigating at a dam and reverts to his former identity as policeman Michael Long.

Directors: Sidney Hayers
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Return to Cadiz
star
8.25
146 votes

#4 - Return to Cadiz

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/30/1983

Michael and K.I.T.T. are about to test K.I.T.T.'s new function which should allow him to drive on water, but the test is aborted when K.I.T.T. detects an injured scuba-diver washed up on the shore. Befriending the young man's sister, Michael investigates just how the boy got wounded, and uncovers that he has been removing ancient Aztec treasure from a sunken galleon, falling foul of a determined treasure hunter...

Directors: Alan Myerson
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R.
star
8.23
163 votes

#5 - K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R.

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/4/1984

KITT's evil prototype Karr returns, seeking to destroy Michael and KITT with a new laser stolen from the Foundation

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Goliath Returns (2)
star
8.23
80 votes

#6 - Goliath Returns (2)

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/19/1984

Seeking revenge against Michael, old nemesis Garthe Knight kidnaps Devon, April and a scientist to force a showdown between KITT and his new and improved GOLIATH.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knight in Disgrace
star
8.19
108 votes

#7 - Knight in Disgrace

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/18/1984

Word gets out when Michael is fired for drug possession, and a crime boss (John Considine) recruits him to steal a one-of-a-kind electronic key from Devon.

Watch Now:Amazon
Sky Knight
star
8.16
100 votes

#8 - Sky Knight

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/1985

Bonnie's plane is hijacked and the passengers are held hostage by an ex-intelligence agent who wants money and "political" prisoners set free.

Directors: Jeffrey Hayden
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knight Flight to Freedom
star
8.12
112 votes

#9 - Knight Flight to Freedom

Season 4 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/21/1986

Michael is captured while trying to rescue an American political prisoner held in a country in the throes of a coup d'etat.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Nineteenth Hole
star
8.07
127 votes

#10 - The Nineteenth Hole

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 3/10/1985

Michael enters KITT in a small-town road rally to investigate death threats received by the race's sponsor (Wendy Schaal).

Directors: Georg Fenady
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knight of the Drones (2)
star
8.05
118 votes

#11 - Knight of the Drones (2)

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/30/1984

A scientist (Jared Martin) plans to use robots and drone cars to round up criminals to rob a Federal Reserve Bank.

Directors: Sidney Hayers
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ten Wheel Trouble
star
8.05
127 votes

#12 - Ten Wheel Trouble

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/24/1985

Michael takes the wheel of a big rig to help independent truckers fight a takeover by a ruthless corporation.

Directors: Bob Bralver
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Burial Ground
star
8.03
89 votes

#13 - Burial Ground

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/25/1985

An archaeologist excavating an ancient burial ground is kidnapped by a man who gets the oil-rich Indian land if no artifacts are found.

Directors: Charles Bail
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Junk Yard Dog
star
8.02
107 votes

#14 - Junk Yard Dog

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired 2/3/1985

Michael vows to nail the owner (Ramon Bieri) of a toxic-waste dump when KITT is nearly destroyed in an acid pit.

Directors: Georg Fenady
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Goliath Returns (1)
star
8.01
106 votes

#15 - Goliath Returns (1)

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/19/1984

Seeking revenge against Michael, old nemesis Garthe Knight kidnaps Devon, April and a scientist to force a showdown between KITT and his new and improved GOLIATH.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knights of the Fast Lane
star
8.00
174 votes

#16 - Knights of the Fast Lane

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/1984

Michael hopes to flush out a futuristic sports car by challenging its murderous owner (Alan Feinstein) to a street race--with KITT as the prize.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knight Behind Bars
star
7.95
88 votes

#17 - Knight Behind Bars

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/6/1985

Michael discovers that prison inmates were used to steal security plans for a hotel that is hosting a defense conference.

Directors: Bernard McEveety
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Short Notice
star
7.95
150 votes

#18 - Short Notice

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/6/1983

After Michael unintentionally kills a cycle-gang member, the only witness insists that he recover her kidnapped child before she will help him.

Directors: Robert Foster
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knight Song
star
7.94
88 votes

#19 - Knight Song

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/13/1985

A childhood friend of RC3's is involved with a blockbusting real-estate developer, who's trying to prevent the opening of a nightclub that could revitalize RC3's old neighborhood.

Directors: Georg Fenady
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Halloween Knight
star
7.92
107 votes

#20 - Halloween Knight

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/1984

After Bonnie claims she witnessed a murder, she's plagued by strange happenings designed to scare her out of her new apartment.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A Good Knight's Work
star
7.90
129 votes

#21 - A Good Knight's Work

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/4/1984

Michael is pursued by an international criminal who knows Michael's former identity and wants revenge. A woman who claims her talking teddy bear toy design has been stolen wants Michael to break in and recover it, is in cahoots.

Directors: Sidney Hayers
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
White Bird
star
7.87
186 votes

#22 - White Bird

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/4/1983

Michael tries to prevent a lawyer's assistant from being framed for conspiracy, but there's a complication; she was Michael's fiancee before his identity change.

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Speed Demons
star
7.86
124 votes

#23 - Speed Demons

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/12/1984

Michael and KITT are put on alert when an anonymous letter warns that a killer may strike at a Foundation sponsored motorcycle race.

Directors: Bruce Seth Green
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Soul Survivor
star
7.81
179 votes

#24 - Soul Survivor

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/1983

A computer whiz cracks KITT's programming and erases the memory, forcing Michael to battle his own car. KITT is 'boxed' for portability in another car.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Knight Moves
star
7.77
130 votes

#25 - Knight Moves

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/11/1983

Michael tries to catch hijackers who are knocking off shipments carried by independent truckers.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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