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Knight Rider: Give Me Liberty... or Give Me Death

Michael enters KITT in an alternative fuel powered car race to find the race saboteur.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x15
Production Number: 57323
Airdate: Friday January 21st, 1983



  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Kai WulffKai Wulff
As Helmut Gras
Recurring
Robin DeardenRobin Dearden
As Liberty Cox
Recurring
Alan FudgeAlan Fudge
As Ed Shaw
Brett HalseyBrett Halsey
As Clark Sellers
Francine LembiFrancine Lembi
As Dorothy Ackridge
Kenneth TigarKenneth Tigar
As Dr. Kempler

Co-Guest Stars
Adam AgeliAdam Ageli
As Hashi al Qatar
Gary Houston PhillipsGary Houston Phillips
As Lester Prince
Richard YoungRichard Young
As Sonny Prince
Sab ShimonoSab Shimono
As Hito Osaka

Featuring
Frank PesceFrank Pesce
As Director
Robert BaldersonRobert Balderson
voiced P.A. Announcer
Main Cast
David HasselhoffDavid Hasselhoff
As Michael Knight
Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
As Devon Miles
Patricia McPhersonPatricia McPherson
As Dr. Bonnie Barstow
William DanielsWilliam Daniels
voiced KITT
Episode Notes
One of the cars in the race is a lookalike to the General Lee, the orange Dodge Charger from The Dukes of Hazzard television show, a rival series to Knight Rider. In one scene, KITT jumps over the Charger in a similar fashion to how the General Lee is made to jump in most episodes.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Fleetwood MacHold MeUnknown cover artist
John MellencampHurts So GoodUnknown cover artist


Episode Goofs
All of the drivers in the race are wearing race helmets for safety, except for Michael Knight. Probably didn't want to mess up that '80s perm.

The front tire of Dorothy Ackridge's mustang has a hole the size of a baseball, but is not shown completely flat.

When Liberty is kidnapped, she is wearing a multi-colored dress. In the next scene, she is shown tied up and wearing the slacks and pink jacket she was wearing during that day's race.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorGlen A. Larson
Executive ProducerGlen A. Larson  |  Robert Foster (2)
Supervising ProducerJoel Rogosin
ProducerSteven E. De Souza
Associate ProducerGilbert Bettman Jr  |  Bernadette Joyce
CastingApril Webster
Unit Production ManagerRonald Martinez
MusicDon Peake
Music EditorRichard Lapham
Costume DesignerRichard Hopper
Set DecoratorLynn Smart
Director of PhotographyH. John Penner
Story EditorDavid Braff
Stunt CoordinatorBob Bralver
Art DirectorRussell J. Smith
Costume SupervisorDon Snyder
Main Title ThemeStu Phillips  |  Glen A. Larson
Film EditorLawrence J. Gleason
SoundStan Gordon
Sound Effects EditorWalt Jenevein
1st Assistant DirectorFred L. Miller (1)
Second Assistant DirectorDon Edward Wilkerson
 
Warning: Knight Rider season 1 episode 15 guide may contain spoilers
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