Knight Rider (1982–1986)
7.1/10
120
1 user

The Ice Bandits 

A collection of diamonds is stolen from a Foundation sponsored charity auction. Michael and Kitt follow one of the thieves to the Monestary of the Grape in Napa. Here a plastic surgeon is ... See full summary »

Director:

Georg Fenady

Writers:

Glen A. Larson (created by), Gerald Sanford
Reviews

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Prime Video

ON DISC

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
David Hasselhoff ... Michael Knight
Edward Mulhare ... Devon Miles
Patricia McPherson ... Bonnie Barstow
Bruce Fairbairn Bruce Fairbairn ... Charley Winters
Bruce M. Fischer ... Eric Sanders
Alex Henteloff Alex Henteloff ... Brother Francis
Paul Koslo ... Lyle Austin
Janet Julian ... Jody Tompkins
Tom Reese ... Brother Carey
Al Checco Al Checco ... Brother Julianno
Julian Barnes Julian Barnes ... Dr. Fellows
Tip Kelley Tip Kelley ... Brother Tyrone
Mindi Miller ... Nurse Jones
John H. Evans John H. Evans ... Winters #2
Edit

Storyline

A collection of diamonds is stolen from a Foundation sponsored charity auction. Michael and Kitt follow one of the thieves to the Monestary of the Grape in Napa. Here a plastic surgeon is providing criminals with new faces for a percentage of their takings. Written by The TV Archaeologist

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1984 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The crooked Dr. Fellows is the only character outside the PILOT EPISODE to note that Michael has undergone extensive plastic surgery. Michael explains that his face was "too popular with the cops." See more »

Goofs

When Michael pours the diamonds from the crystal vase into the handkerchief, he doesn't get them all - a good half-dozen or more are left sticking to the inside of the wet glass. According to the story, the diamonds were extremely valuable, so Michael would surely have made absolutely sure to retrieve all of them, even if it had meant taking a few more precious seconds to do so. See more »

Quotes

Brother Francis: You'll have to forgive brother Tyrone, he's taken a vow of silence. Unfortunately, he was never able to work without talking.
Michael Knight: [donkey in background bleats] Yeah, I, eh, I know what that's like.
Brother Francis: And that's Kit.
Michael Knight: How did you know that?
Brother Francis: Oh but I named him when he was just a little ass.
K.I.T.T.: I beg your pardon?
Michael Knight: [donkey bleats again] You're donkey's name is Kit?
Brother Francis: Yes.
K.I.T.T.: Well you won't see any flies on me.
See more »


Soundtracks

The Politics of Dancing
Written by Paul Fishman
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Diamonds are forever
16 April 2017 | by Mr-FusionSee all my reviews

'The Ice Bandits' features one of my favorite car chases right in its very opening. Southern California's normally used as a stand-in for other locations (anywhere; even CSI: Miami), but not here. Michael's making a stop in what's clearly Los Angeles, and seeing K.I.T.T. burn rubber in the iconic L.A. riverbed is pretty great. It's also a pretty good chase scene.

And the episode never really loses that momentum, even as Michael travels deep into wine country. It helps that the bad guys had to go and pistol whip Devon, making this just a big personal. And driving through vineyards means we get to see the Trans Am actually get dirty, if only for a second.

Its a rock-solid episode; the case is good, the Napa scenery's easy on the eyes, and I don't think K.I.T.T.'s ever been more pompous. Good mix of Hasselhoff stunts and humor.

8/10


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows to Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse all our free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed