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Every Classic Knight Rider Turbo Boost Sequence In One Video
Jalopnik ^ | March 4, 2009 | Wes Siler

Posted on 03/12/2009 11:58:12 AM PDT by Constitution Day

KITT's Turbo Boost is an awesome car feature, right? So, every box-crashing, Styrofoam rock-smashing Turbo Boost sequence ever, packed into one video must be the most awesome thing ever, right?

It is.

Wikipedia defines Turbo Boost as:

Used in most episodes, a series of rear mounted undercarriage rocket motors allows KITT to accelerate to incredible speeds in excess of 200 mph (322 km/h). When activated in combination with the Trajectory Guidance System and a pair of rocket motors mounted just behind the front tires that lifted the front of the car, KITT could jump 40 feet (12,2 m) into the air and pass over obstacles in the road. The system also allowed KITT added power whenever he had to maneuver heavy objects such as pushing a heavy boulder off a cliff, or pulling a large vehicle out of danger. The boosters could fire forward or backward.

Robot Chicken arrived at Knight Rider's golden rule of Turbo Boost. As KITT tells Michael, "But Michael, Turbo-boost should only be used once per episode."


TOPICS: Cheese, Moose, Sister; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: davidhasselhoff; kittturboboost; knightrider; turboboost
Video here:

Cheesy 80's goodness. I think my favorite shot is at about 5:23 when KITT goes flying into an apartment's glass balcony door and INTO THE LIVING ROOM.

Musical accompaniment provided by Metallica (Creeping Death)

1 posted on 03/12/2009 11:58:12 AM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Constitution Day
Every Classic Knight Rider Turbo Boost Sequence In One Video

Oh, man, I can't tell you how long I've been waiting for this! Yeah, bay-beeeeeeeeeeeee...

2 posted on 03/12/2009 12:00:56 PM PDT by snarks_when_bored
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To: Constitution Day

Marking to view later.


3 posted on 03/12/2009 12:01:35 PM PDT by Petronski (For the next few years, Gethsemane will not be marginal. We will know that garden. -- Cdl. Stafford)
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To: Constitution Day

Too funny.


4 posted on 03/12/2009 12:03:52 PM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: qam1; ItsOurTimeNow; PresbyRev; Fraulein; StoneColdGOP; Clemenza; m18436572; InShanghai; xrp; ...
Xer Ping

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5 posted on 03/12/2009 12:04:11 PM PDT by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Phantom Lord

Ping just ‘cause I know you’ll dig the soundtrack to this.


6 posted on 03/12/2009 12:05:32 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: martin_fierro; Tijeras_Slim; dighton; Rebelbase

I know you’ve been waiting all week to see something this awesome.


7 posted on 03/12/2009 12:06:50 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Lurker

I saw this earlier in the week and just knew I had to post it here. :)


8 posted on 03/12/2009 12:13:05 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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9 posted on 03/12/2009 12:28:54 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Constitution Day

Bump to view at home, where I don’t have the damn faggity-assed cool-stuff blockers.


10 posted on 03/12/2009 12:35:39 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (Want to make a conservative angry? Lie to him. Want to make a liberal angry? Tell him the truth)
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To: Constitution Day

The Duke boys never needed no dang turbo boost button...


11 posted on 03/12/2009 12:36:04 PM PDT by OA5599
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To: Travis T. OJustice

ROFL!

I am sorry I didn’t ping you earlier. Thankfully, I don’t have cool-stuff blockers on my work PC!


12 posted on 03/12/2009 12:36:51 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: OA5599

Gotta agree with you there. I was always a bigger fan of the Dukes than Knight Rider.


13 posted on 03/12/2009 12:37:21 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Constitution Day

bump for later


14 posted on 03/12/2009 12:38:07 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (American Revolution II -- overdue)
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To: Constitution Day

We didn’t, until two interns (one male, one female), not from my division, decided to see who could find the grossest porn on the internet. They got fired, but their manager did’t, and i’m pissed! I can’t even search for fishing gear now.

I wont the contest, anyway, without google.


15 posted on 03/12/2009 12:43:07 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (Want to make a conservative angry? Lie to him. Want to make a liberal angry? Tell him the truth)
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To: Constitution Day

16 posted on 03/12/2009 12:55:01 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: Do not invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Travis T. OJustice; Constitution Day

17 posted on 03/12/2009 12:56:13 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: Do not invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
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18 posted on 03/12/2009 12:56:54 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: Do not invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: JRios1968

Those are great! Thanks!


19 posted on 03/12/2009 1:05:54 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (Want to make a conservative angry? Lie to him. Want to make a liberal angry? Tell him the truth)
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To: Constitution Day

20 posted on 03/12/2009 1:08:20 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: Do not invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
I wont the contest, anyway, without google.

Do I even want to know?

No...no, I don't think so.

21 posted on 03/12/2009 1:09:17 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Constitution Day

No, probably not.


22 posted on 03/12/2009 1:13:27 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (Want to make a conservative angry? Lie to him. Want to make a liberal angry? Tell him the truth)
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To: Constitution Day

Har! I lasted for 5 min. and that’s NOT what my GF says!


23 posted on 03/12/2009 1:17:17 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: Constitution Day

Okay, so did anyone actually watch all 10 minutes of the vid? I suffered through about 8 minutes and couldn’t take any more.


24 posted on 03/12/2009 1:19:29 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad (((( Two Kids' Dad ---- (T) - CA ** Join the "T" party ** ))))
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To: qam1

Awesome!


25 posted on 03/13/2009 5:11:36 AM PDT by opticks
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To: Xenalyte

Hof Turbo Boost Ping.


26 posted on 03/13/2009 5:15:07 AM PDT by TADSLOS ( Join the Conservative Revolution! http://falconparty.com/)
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To: Allegra; AnnaZ; Bacon Man; Blackirish; Bloody Sam Roberts; Darksheare; Dashing Dasher; dfwddr; ...

Friday morning sweet-ass Hoff ping!

And thanks to TADSLOS, who brought this masterpiece to my attention.


27 posted on 03/13/2009 6:36:25 AM PDT by Xenalyte (Anything is possible when you don't understand how anything happens.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

28 posted on 03/13/2009 7:06:40 AM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: Do not invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Xenalyte
The bad acting (over-exaggerated bounces and facial expressions) by Hof made that video. LOL
29 posted on 03/13/2009 10:11:00 AM PDT by Allegra ( Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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To: Two Kids' Dad
Okay, so did anyone actually watch all 10 minutes of the vid? I suffered through about 8 minutes and couldn’t take any more.

Well then, dang...you missed the car "scoring a touchdown" as it turbo-boosted through some goal posts at the end.

30 posted on 03/13/2009 10:12:03 AM PDT by Allegra ( Never argue with an idiot. They bring you down to their level and beat you with experience.)
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To: Xenalyte
Thank you, it's been much too long without some Hoff to spice things up! Since it's right around the corner ...


31 posted on 03/14/2009 9:39:54 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: JRios1968

What a swinger!!

32 posted on 03/14/2009 9:40:51 AM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: Constitution Day
I was at the L.A. Auto Show when Knight Rider had just started. Hesselhoff was there with the KITT car.

I remember people walking by ignoring the display and Hasselhoff looked bored to tears.

If it weren't for William Daniels voice as KITT, the series would have lasted 13 episodes, if that.

33 posted on 03/14/2009 9:49:53 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Since Obama Bin Lyin, the Economy Bin Dyin...)
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To: Constitution Day

I can’t believe I ever wasted my time watching that stupid program. But then again, when I see photos of myself from the 70’s with shoulder length hair I say WTF was I on???


34 posted on 03/14/2009 9:57:11 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (This country isn't going to hell in a handbasket, it's riding shotgun on an Indy car....)
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35 posted on 03/14/2009 9:58:56 AM PDT by downwdims (It does not take a majority to prevail... but rather an irate, tireless minority)
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