NBC Sells KITT For Scrap Metal; Last Words Before Cube-Crushing Are 'Michael--Whyyyy?'

THR noticed something interesting in today's NBC, mid-season We're Canceling Everything New and Supersizing Anything Else That Isn't Nailed Down press release: The Knight Rider season finale was listed as airing on February 25th. Since when do super-duper, Ben Silverman-championed, beloved 1980s trash-TV remakes supposedly given full pickups end their seasons in winter, you ask?

Since the network apparently decided to cut their losses with a 17-episode order—a move THR strongly suspects means Val Kilmer has sputtered his last, "Shifting us into Uranium-Assisted Hybrid Turbodrive should get us there in time, Michael. Hey look to the right—it's the new Heroes: The Ride attraction at Universal Studios Hollywood!"