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2003/111/25 Board game and packaging, licensed from the television show 'Knight Rider', cardboard / plastic, Parker Brothers, Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia, 1983. Click to enlarge.

Board game licensed from TV show 'Knight Rider'

Made
The TV series 'Knight Rider' ran from 1982 to 1986. It starred David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight. However the main attraction of 'Knight Rider' was Michael Knight's car, a Pontiac Transam called KITT (which stands for Knight Industries Two Thousand). It was no ordinary car, as it could speak and interact with its driver, jump over structures and objects and attain high speeds.

This toy comes from a group of 3000 toys that was auctioned on 8 and 9 September 2002 by Goodman's at Double Bay. …

Summary

Object No.

2003/111/25

Object Statement

Board game and packaging, licensed from the television show 'Knight Rider', cardboard / plastic, Parker Brothers, Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia, 1983

Physical Description

Consists of a cardboard box with a colour illustration of a 'KITT' vehicle and 'Knight Rider' characters on the lid. The text 'Parker Brothers Knight Rider' is printed on the lid of the box. The box contains a colour game board, cardboard, instructions, game cards, playing pieces, money tokens and cardboard packaging.

Marks

see parts

Dimensions

Width

235 mm

Production

Notes

The board game was made by Parker Brothers, a division of General Mills Creative Products Ltd, in Alexandria, NSW, Australia in 1983.

History

Owned

Notes

The board game came from a collection of over 3000 toys accumulated by Barry Woodley between 1980 and 2002. Woodley began collecting seriously at the age of 17. He was consistent in his approach, collecting only toy vehicles and robots licensed from television, film and other media such as comic books, that were in mint condition and in their original packaging. Woodley collected for his own pleasure and did not open the toys or play with them. The board game was sold with the rest of the Woodley collection by Goodman's auctioneers in 2002.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased, 2003

Acquisition Date

10 July 2003

Cite this Object

Harvard

Board game licensed from TV show 'Knight Rider' 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 17 October 2021, <https://ma.as/11825>

Wikipedia

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