The Best Episodes of Knight Rider

K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R.

#1 - K.I.T.T. vs. K.A.R.R. 8.56

Season 3 - Episode 6

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

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Goliath Returns (2)

#2 - Goliath Returns (2) 8.00

Season 2 - Episode 19

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
Knight of the Phoenix (1)

#3 - Knight of the Phoenix (1) 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 1

Pilot feature length episode. When a young detective is ambushed in a failed police stakeout, he is believed to have been killed. In reality, he survives and learns that his face has been altered and his identity has been changed to Michael Knight. The man responsible for this is Wilton Knight, a dying billionaire who, convinced that one man can make a difference, has selected Michael for the role as a crime-fighter.

Directors: Daniel Haller
Hills of Fire

#4 - Hills of Fire 8.00

Season 4 - Episode 18

Michael and K.I.T.T. have the seemingly easy, relaxing job of patrolling a national park for a couple of days, when they find themselves up against an arsonist driving an All-Terrain Vehicle, who escapes over rough terrain that K.I.T.T. can't cover. As they investigate to find just who is behind the spate of arson attacks, Michael must prove the innocence of a teenage boy, a reformed vandal, who is being framed for starting the fires...

Directors: Bob Bralver
Knight of the Drones (2)

#5 - Knight of the Drones (2) 7.91

Season 3 - Episode 2

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

Directors: Sidney Hayers
Knightmares

#6 - Knightmares 7.90

Season 2 - Episode 11

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
Knight in Disgrace

#7 - Knight in Disgrace 7.87

Season 3 - Episode 8

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.

Directors: Harvey Laidman
Big Iron

#8 - Big Iron 7.87

Season 2 - Episode 24

While investigating the theft of heavy-duty construction equipment. Michael and KITT are pushed into a quarry and buried with tons of gravel.

Directors: Bernard L. Kowalski
Knight of the Phoenix (2)

#9 - Knight of the Phoenix (2) 7.83

Season 1 - Episode 2

Pilot feature length episode. When a young detective is ambushed in a failed police stakeout, he is believed to have been killed. In reality, he survives and learns that his face has been altered and his identity has been changed to Michael Knight. The man responsible for this is Wilton Knight, a dying billionaire who, convinced that one man can make a difference, has selected Michael for the role as a crime-fighter.

Directors: Daniel Haller
Knight Flight to Freedom

#10 - Knight Flight to Freedom 7.83

Season 4 - Episode 19

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
Goliath (2)

#11 - Goliath (2) 7.79

Season 2 - Episode 2

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

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Trust Doesn't Rust

#12 - Trust Doesn't Rust 7.75

Season 1 - Episode 9

Michael is assigned to stop KARR, an evil prototype of KITT programmed to survive at all costs--and now on the loose.

Directors: Paul Stanley
Return to Cadiz

#13 - Return to Cadiz 7.71

Season 2 - Episode 6

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
Knights of the Fast Lane

#14 - Knights of the Fast Lane 7.69

Season 3 - Episode 4

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
Diamonds Aren't a Girl's Best Friend

#15 - Diamonds Aren't a Girl's Best Friend 7.68

Season 2 - Episode 14

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

Directors: Jeffrey Hayden
The Nineteenth Hole

#16 - The Nineteenth Hole 7.67

Season 3 - Episode 17

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

Directors: Georg Fenady
Ten Wheel Trouble

#17 - Ten Wheel Trouble 7.67

Season 3 - Episode 19

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

Directors: Bob Bralver
Goliath (1)

#18 - Goliath (1) 7.61

Season 2 - Episode 1

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

Directors: Winrich Kolbe
Halloween Knight

#19 - Halloween Knight 7.60

Season 3 - Episode 5

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
Sky Knight

#20 - Sky Knight 7.60

Season 4 - Episode 4

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
Knight of the Juggernaut (1)

#21 - Knight of the Juggernaut (1) 7.58

Season 4 - Episode 1

Michael and K.I.T.T.'s latest assignment, to guard a volatile new isotope in Chicago, looks as if it could be their last, when the late Wilton Knight's daughter Jennifer plans to shut down their division of FLAG, and suspends Michael. But meanwhile, international terrorist Phillip Nordstrom kidnaps Devon, and uses hi-tech laser surgery on a criminal to create an impostor, as part of Nordstrom's plot to get his hands on the valuable isotope. Even though suspended, Michael becomes suspicious of (the impostor) Devon's behaviour and investigates — but Nordstrom plans to get rid of their interference, coating K.I.T.T. in a chemical to break down his molecular amour coating, before turning loose "The Juggernaut" — a deadly mobile battering ram...

Directors: Georg Fenady
Junk Yard Dog

#22 - Junk Yard Dog 7.57

Season 3 - Episode 14

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
The Topaz Connection

#23 - The Topaz Connection 7.56

Season 1 - Episode 16

The murder of a men's magazine publisher leads Michael to Las Vegas and an expose the magazine was about to print.

Directors: Alan Myerson
Burial Ground

#24 - Burial Ground 7.55

Season 4 - Episode 5

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: Chuck Bail
Knight Song

#25 - Knight Song 7.50

Season 4 - Episode 11

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