Supercut Of Knight Rider's Sexytime Scenes Will Make You Uncomfortable

You probably don't remember quite how skeevy David Hasselhoff could get on Knight Rider. So here's a refresher course, compiled for you by the peeps at and premiered exclusively at io9. » 2/12/15 11:30am 2/12/15 11:30am

How Product Placement Took Over Science Fiction, From E.T. To Star Trek

These days, product placement is an accepted part of science fiction. We're used to seeing big brands splashed all over every TV show and movie about aliens or the future. But it wasn't always this way. Here's the quick-and-very-dirty history of how on-screen advertising became a science fiction mainstay. » 1/19/15 8:25am 1/19/15 8:25am

RIP Glen Larson, Creator Of Battlestar Galactica, Knight Rider And More

Legendary TV creator Glen A. Larson has passed away at the age of 77 from esophageal cancer. He created the original Battlestar Galactica TV series, brought Buck Rogers to TV, and the kitschy '80s hit Knight Rider and the less fortunate but cult favorite Manimal and Automan series. » 11/16/14 8:00am 11/16/14 8:00am

Glen A. Larson, creator of numerous shows including Knight Rider and the original Battlestar Galactica, has passed away. The LA Times is reporting that Larson died due to complications from esophageal cancer. Our condolences to his family. » 11/15/14 2:10pm 11/15/14 2:10pm

The Ecto-1, Mach V, KITT and More, Drawn as Transformers

Can we decree that every vehicle in pop fiction has to turn into a giant robot, please? Because artist Darren Rawlings has reimagined the greatest vehicles of TV, cinema, anime and more as Transformers, and the results are phenomenal. » 3/17/14 4:00pm 3/17/14 4:00pm

We say hell yes to this Knight Rider movie with Danny McBride

Finally a Knight Rider remake we can get behind. Chris Pratt and Danny McBride could be teaming up to bring back the series all about some bro and his talking car. Love it. » 2/13/14 12:18pm 2/13/14 12:18pm

Get The Entire Knight Rider Series On DVD For 56% Off Today Only

If you've been wondering what to buy me for Christmas — and I know you have! — then today is your lucky day. Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day happens to be the entire Knight Rider series on DVD for $52.49, more than half off the usual price. » 8/09/13 2:33pm 8/09/13 2:33pm

Could Vin Diesel be starring in a Marvel movie?

The Wolverine has a new banner, Edgar Wright shoots down an Ant-Man rumor, and something is going on with Vin Diesel and Marvel. Plus find out what would happen in This Is The End 2. Is a Knight Rider film really happening? And one contender to play the Twelfth Doctor explains how he'd play the role. Spoilers ahead! » 6/27/13 6:00am 6/27/13 6:00am

KITT learns about the magic of music in the dumbest Knight Rider ever

Given David Hasslehoff’s bizarre European musical career, you might think that a Knight Rider episode centered around a very special concert would feature Hasslehoff singing and that it would be completely terrible. As it turns out, you’d be half right — “Knight Song” (sigh) is completely terrible, but at least… » 5/03/13 8:05am 5/03/13 8:05am

TV Show Opening Monologues That Are Worth Reciting in the Shower Each…

Some mornings, you can barely face the harsh light of day. That whole ordeal of dragging yourself out of bed and cleansing yourself and putting on the required worker garments so that you can go out into the world and deal with the human race just seems... barbaric. Which is why, sometimes, you need to feel like a… » 1/29/13 1:00pm 1/29/13 1:00pm

Vote for the greatest science fiction theme song of all time

Welcome to the first io9 music smackdown! We're putting together the ultimate science fiction (and fantasy) playlist — all the music that everyone should have on his or her iPod. » 8/31/11 4:26pm 8/31/11 4:26pm

Classic science fiction theme tunes sound even spacier slowed down

The other day, the internet went crazy over Justin Bieber's anthem "U Smile" slowed down 800 percent. But we slowed down the theme tunes from Doctor Who, Star Trek and other classics, and we discovered they sound just as cool. » 8/19/10 1:31pm 8/19/10 1:31pm

12 awesome science fiction lunch boxes

Now that you're old enough to pack your own lunch, don't you know that brown-bagging is déclassé? Save a tree and tote your vittles around in these vintage food cubes. When Lee Majors adorns your thermos, nothing can stop you. » 5/26/10 9:00am 5/26/10 9:00am

Graphic Designers Reinvent Science Fiction Television

Graphic designers are facing off as they re-envision pop culture. Something Awful turned some of our favorite video games into graphic book covers. Olly Moss did the same with more games. Now another artist has turned to television for inspiration. » 12/28/09 10:04am 12/28/09 10:04am

Your Future Automotive Awesomeness: Fiction vs. Reality

The car's come a long way since Ford started mass production 100 years ago, but science fiction takes transportation even further. Here are six scenarios for the future of driving, and the real-life developments that could make them happen. » 12/10/09 10:25am 12/10/09 10:25am

Fan-Made Replicas of Science Fiction's Favorite Land Vehicles

While some science fiction fans like to dress as their favorite character, some handy fans prefer to dress up their cars as incredibly detailed replicas of movie machines. We take a look at the futuristic vehicles on the road today. » 11/06/09 10:30am 11/06/09 10:30am

The Good And The Bad Of Recent Sci Fi Product Placement

Product placement has always been a huge part of science fiction, because it's just not the future without big-name brands. But in the last couple years, it's gotten way out of hand. Just check out our list of recent examples. » 6/18/09 2:36pm 6/18/09 2:36pm

What TV Shows Should Be Animated To Stay Alive?

With the announcement that Futurama is coming back as a series six years after its cancellation - mirroring Family Guy's resurrection - we got to thinking about which SF shows could use a little animated spell to get healthy again. » 6/13/09 12:00pm 6/13/09 12:00pm