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The Best Episodes of Knight Rider

Every episode of Knight Rider ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Knight Rider!

On the heels of NBC's hit movie, the iconic 1980s television classic comes roaring back to life as a reinvented, updated and super-charged action series showcasing the new KITT (Knight Industries Three Thousand). Absolutely the coolest car ever created, KITT is equipped with an "AI" (artificial intelligence) that is capable of hacking almost any system. Its weapons systems match that of a jet fighter, and its body is capable of actually transforming into other vehicles and using sophisticated holographic imagery to elude villains.

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Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "Knight Rider" is "Exit Light, Enter Knight", rated 7.1/10 from 165 user votes. It was directed by N/A and written by N/A. "Exit Light, Enter Knight" aired on 1/28/2009 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Day Turns Into Knight".

  • Exit Light, Enter Knight
    7.1/10 165 votes

    #1 - Exit Light, Enter Knight

    Season 1 Episode 13 - Aired 2009-01-28

    Mike becomes a hostage in a bank robbery when he becomes entangled with one of the robbers. As he tries to stop the thieves his efforts are hampered by the twists, turns and being uncertain of what the motives for the robbery was all about.

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  • Day Turns Into Knight
    7.0/10 171 votes

    #2 - Day Turns Into Knight

    Season 1 Episode 11 - Aired 2009-01-14

    Michael and KITT continue on a mission to rescue an ambassador and foil the terrorists holding him. The quest becomes even more dangerous when a bomb is placed inside of KITT, set to explode when the car reaches a certain speed. Meanwhile, Sarah receives shocking information regarding her father.

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  • Don't Stop the Knight
    6.9/10 169 votes

    #3 - Don't Stop the Knight

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2009-01-07

    A deranged terrorist has kidnapped a foreign ambassador, sending Michael and KITT out to the rescue. Elsewhere, a damaged robot has Dr. Graiman and Sarah teaming up to repair it.

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  • Knight to King's Pawn
    6.9/10 190 votes

    #4 - Knight to King's Pawn

    Season 1 Episode 12 - Aired 2009-01-21

    Sarah is upset over her father's death and decides to leave town. A concerned Mike finds the answers he was searching for about his past while looking for Sarah. Now that Dr. Graiman is dead, the NSA has decided to dismantle the SSC and move ahead in creating KITT's nemesis, KARR. The chip which contains KITT's memories and personality is removed and placed inside of KARR, with the permission from Torres'. Mike, Sarah, Billy and Zoe create a plan to find KITT and get it running, then hunt down the evil KARR and destroy it.

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  • Knight of the Hunter
    6.8/10 180 votes

    #5 - Knight of the Hunter

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2008-10-22

    Mike goes undercover as an AWOL Marine in order to find a rogue military officer. A beautiful undercover agent pairs up with Mike to help him solve the crime. Back at the SSC, Billy undergoes training with the help of Zoe.

    Director: N/A

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  • Knight of the Zodiac
    6.7/10 171 votes

    #6 - Knight of the Zodiac

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2008-11-19

    Billy tags along with Mike as he heads to Vegas on a mission to stop a money laundering ring, and Billy has his eye on finding romance along the way. Meanwhile, The KITT cave is assessed and also locks horns with an old nemesis, Dr. Graiman.

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  • Knight and the City
    6.7/10 151 votes

    #7 - Knight and the City

    Season 1 Episode 16 - Aired 2009-02-18

    During his "decompression" time, Mike visits an old hangout---Sonny's Bar---and helps the new proprietress restore the joint to its original glory. But Mike must square off against a mysterious someone who wants the bar sold, and that person may resort to arson to fulfill that desire.

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  • I Love the Knight Life
    6.7/10 162 votes

    #8 - I Love the Knight Life

    Season 1 Episode 17 - Aired 2009-03-04

    Mike and KITT must find a stolen serum which will result in the recipients maximum physicality when used, before it lands into the wrong hands. Meanwhile, Sarah's new duties have her overwhelmed as she quickly learns what it will take to re-institute the Foundation for Law and Government.

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  • Knight of the Living Dead
    6.6/10 172 votes

    #9 - Knight of the Living Dead

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2008-11-05

    When a tech is murdered inside of Knight Industries, the team must track down the person that infiltrated headquarters before they strike again. Meanwhile, Mike and Sarah find themselves stuck together during a storm.

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  • Fly By Knight
    6.6/10 158 votes

    #10 - Fly By Knight

    Season 1 Episode 15 - Aired 2009-02-11

    When a plane transporting a 10-year-old federal witness crashes, Mike determines that the accident was faked and that the boy was kidnapped. He clashes with the investigating DEA Agent, who promptly arrests him for interfering with the case. Meanwhile, Sarah fights for more authority over the SSC's future endeavors.

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  • Fight Knight
    6.5/10 149 votes

    #11 - Fight Knight

    Season 1 Episode 14 - Aired 2009-02-04

    Mike's old Army friend recruits his help to investigate the suspicious death of a tough-as-nails drill sergeant Jack Burber. Mike learns that the drill sergeant was participating in an underground fight club for military veterans for extra money. In order to find out what really happened, Mike has to infiltrate the fight club and try not to get himself killed in the ring.Source: NBC

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  • A Hard Day's Knight
    6.4/10 196 votes

    #12 - A Hard Day's Knight

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2008-10-15

    A lethally poisoned Mike must fake the assassination of a tech bigwig in order to obtain the antidote. Meanwhile, hallucinations and the reemergence of an enigmatic woman shine light on Mike's hazy past.

    Director: Allan Kroeker

    Writer: N/A

  • Knight of the Iguana
    6.3/10 192 votes

    #13 - Knight of the Iguana

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2008-10-08

    Mike and Zoe go undercover in Baja as a honeymooning surfer couple in order to stop terrorist weapons from getting into the states. Sarah and Billy are brought into the mix and they quickly find the mission taking an unusual turn.

    Director: Bryan Spicer

    Writer: N/A

  • I Wanna Rock & Roll All Knight
    6.3/10 172 votes

    #14 - I Wanna Rock & Roll All Knight

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2008-11-12

    Knight Industries tracks down a Bonnie and Clyde-esque couple and find that their true identites will affect a congressional race. Meanwhile, Mike and KITT must find a way to save Agent Rivai.

    Director: N/A

    Writer: N/A

  • Knight Fever
    6.3/10 169 votes

    #15 - Knight Fever

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2008-12-31

    The world is in jeopardy when a devastating computer virus is released. With Kitt infected by the bug, it may mean the ultimate stall out. Elsewhere, Mike becomes jealous when Sarah and her ex-beau reconnect.

    Director: N/A

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  • Journey to the End of the Knight
    6.2/10 225 votes

    #16 - Journey to the End of the Knight

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2008-10-01

    Mike enlists an old Army buddy to help take down a drag racing gang which is also in the business of arms smuggling overseas. Sarah joins Mike and KITT despite her father's disapproval.

    Director: David Straiton

    Writer: N/A

  • A Knight in Shining Armor
    6.0/10 334 votes

    #17 - A Knight in Shining Armor

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2008-09-24

    Mike and KITT must deliver a package -- a task that seems easy enough until they learn the package is a man with a code built into his DNA. The task becomes more difficult when a mysterious woman gets in their way.

    Director: David Solomon

    Writer: David Andron, Glen A. Larson, David Andron