Knight Rider is on...not sure that's a good thing though

Discussion in 'Movies and Television' started by Socialvegetable, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. Chaos Muffin

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    Some of the villains 'acting' was pretty funny, and I don't think it was on purpose
     
  2. Socialvegetable

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    Yeah, they're the least interesting "villains" ever. The attempts at comedy between token asian and token nerd were really lame. And token british guy is a sad attempt at a mastermind.
     
  3. planetjacker

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    From what I've seen so far there is nothing to keep me here. If it makes it to seriesdom I won't be there to see it.
     
  4. Socialvegetable

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    As I figured, New Mike is old Mike's son. Now we know where Hoff comes into the story. It's kinda surprising given the relationship between him and Glen A Larson.
     
  5. Socialvegetable

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    Even this car chase is total ass, and that's the backbone of the franchise. That last ditch maneuver was pretty badass, but I'm pretty sure Charles and the villains would have been all kinds of dead.
     
  6. Tekkaman Blade

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    They have completely forgotten the one man can make a difference thing from the first series. The original had a better plot.
     
  7. Socialvegetable

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    Yeah, but for some reason they kept the "I don't believe in the same things as you" rejection, but it didn't make any sense here. What are the conflicting ideals, and why wouldn't new Mike want to play along? He's a loser, in debt, with threats coming from some lackey.

    Edit: oh wait, there it is...as a passing thought anyway.
     
  8. Anti Spark

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    Cool!

    I got chills in the last few minutes!
     
  9. Tekkaman Blade

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    The original had the great Micheal Long plot with him getting shot in the face in the first 5 minutes, this has none of the emotional impact of the original series. Even the original Kitt had more emotion than this show.
     
  10. Socialvegetable

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    Boo for his lame roommate hanging around. I was hoping the mobsters or whatever they were killed him. Whatever happened to those guys.

    Also, I think when Hasselhoff said "I hope so," that was a direct plea to the writers to dust off Michael Knight and keep him around.

    Uh...wtf was with KITT driving off of a fucking cargo plane? A poorly rendered cargo plane at that.
     
  11. Socialvegetable

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    Well, it is pretty cold in Canada. I get the chills when I have to take a huge crap, too. Maybe that was it?
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

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    It was awesome.

    KITT rocked. That stupid girl was stupid, though. Mike was okay. THE HOFF WAS MAGIC.


    The movie was awesome, end of story.
     
  13. Tekkaman Blade

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    Clearly we weren't watching the same thing.
     
  14. Backstop

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    New Knight Rider is amazing!!!

    I just finished watching the 2 hr. first episode, before it started I was thinking "ok this will suck" But it was great :)  and it even ties in to the original series! I was so happy as I felt like I was 6 all over again.
     
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    Yeah, this pilot was just plain boring. I couldn't bring myself to give a shit about any of the characters, and even KITT was boring. He was just a talking mustang that could change colors with the help of some dubious cg. No turbo boost? No gimmicks? No uber high-tech interior? Lame.
     
  16. Ruination04

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    OK....where's KARR???? LOL
     
  17. Socialvegetable

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    Were you watching Knight Rider 2000 by accident?
     
  18. kronos

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    I agree. Great start and proper way to tie it to original.
     
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    2 words.

    Ho Hum.
     
  20. SPLIT LIP

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    Clearly, I'm not going to let folks like you ruin a great time for me. I loved it, and I'm going to continue loving it especially once it gets made into a series.

    Why do people always try and ruin the fun for others? I just don't understand what satisfaction you get from doing so?