Heroes vs. Villains
Michael Knight & KITT Rap Sheet
Name(s): Michael Knight and his car KITT
From: "Knightrider" (1982-1986)
Bracket Placement: TV Heroes-10th Seed
Background: Self-made billionaire Wilton Knight rescues police Detective Lieutenant Michael Arthur Long after a near fatal shot to the face, giving him a new identity and a new name: Michael Knight. Wilton selects Michael to be the primary field agent in the pilot program of his public justice organization, the Foundation for Law and Government (FLAG). The other half of this pilot program is the Knight Industries Two Thousand (KITT), a heavily modified, technologically-advanced Pontiac Firebird Trans Am with numerous features including an extremely durable shell and frame, controlled by a computer with artificial intelligence.