Autoblog Knight Rider Live Blog Rocks! Again! Still!
I know Autoblog and TTAC are the Michael and Garth Knight of the autoblogosphere, but I can’t help but reach out across the e-aisle to happily married blogger Alex Nunez and extend him an invitation to live blog auto-related TV shows for TTAC, should AB seek to purge itself of its only writer with cojones (willing to draft 18-wheelers for mpgs, no less). Once again, Nunez nails it. His haiku-like (haiku-esque?) summation of the new but not improved Knight Rider is nothing short of genius. For example, “8:25: Time to defuse KITT, but it’s complicated, natch. I somehow missed the part where he turned into a convertible. Billy’s magic parabolic mic is is recreating the shooting, because you can do anything in Knight Rider, except the one thing that NEEDS to be done at any given moment.” Or “8:49: Blah blah blah, it’s all a setup. Mike wants to stop downloading KITT. It’s too late. We have a Sexy Cheerleader Zoe doppelganger. And she has a gun to Billy’s head. Do it.” Folks, it just doesn’t get any better than that. Kudos.
@1996MEdition: I've been enjoying your commentary - brings a smile to my face. We have a nice flat screen mounted in our wall (that was a pain) with a nice surround system. And no cable. And no satellite. I watch BBC stuff from the internet and we buy the occasional regular TV series (ie, my wife is watching "House MD" right now - cheaper to buy the odd "series" when it's on sale then to pay for even a month of service), and watch it periodically... There's just not much worth watching on the tube.
Last night's episode was torture I must say. Filler episode. Writer's must have been sleeping and this is what we got. Probably written by the actors. The only good scene was KITT driving at the end of the episode towards the warehouse headquarters. And that wasn't even 30 seconds. Good thing I had my laptop nearby to surf other shit.
Last night's episode was lacking its usual high level of gratuituous T&A and KITT kicking some on, and off, road butt. So yes, it was a definite snoozer. We dont care about nerd-guy and his sound wave 'ray gun'. Just give us some made-up racing, some hot chicks, and seeing the bad guys (not cute chicks) lose in the end.
It really was the worst episode in a series not known for its excellent writing or acting, but I watched nonetheless knowing it would make me enjoy Nunez's liveblog that much more. It's like an online MST3K for the series. Keep it up, Alex.