Knight Rider Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1981. The lunch box features imagery based on the TV show, Knight Rider, which aired from 1982-1986 on NBC. Knight Rider chronicled the adventures of K.I.T.T. the talking car, and K.I.T.T.’s driver Michael Knight, played by David Hasselhoff.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1981
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 in; 18.415 cm x 22.225 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.52
catalog number
1988.3160.52
nonaccession number
1988.3160
subject
Television
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
depicted
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes

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