Forever Knight

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  • 1992
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.7  (2,581)

Forever Knight is a Canadian television series that centers around a vampire detective named Nick Knight. Each episode is approximately fifty minutes. This series originated as a television movie. Nick Knight is an eight hundred year old vampire that, after centuries of killing feels remorse and tries to find some type of redemption by working as a police detective. Nick works the night shift with his partner Skanky and close friend forensic scientist Natalie. Throughout the series Skanky is left in the dark as to Nicks true nature. Nick is always having to find ways to explain his vampire habits away as human oddities. For example he explains the bottles of blood in his home as techniques he uses for painting and an allergy to the sun as a reason for his need to work the night shift. Tired of being a vampire Natalie works with Nick to try and help restore his humanity. She is marginally successful with his treatment when he is able to slowly ween off his blood diet and starts to eat real food. Nick also has run ins with his makers LaCroix and Janette. They want him to embrace his vampirism and give up the quest to become human again. Just like any other detective show, each episode involves a new case that Nick and Skanky must investigate. Many are murder cases and some involve celebrities. The two detectives work together to solve the crime and in most cases Nick is abe to use his abilities as a vampire to help solve the crime or prevent another murder. You gain more insight on Nicks past as the series progresses. During his investigations, Nick usually stumbles on something that reminds him of his past and the viewer is transported to that time in a flashback. Here you learn of how Nick was first turned and some of his earlier victims. Some of these flashbacks also help when solving current cases. Each episode ends when the case is solved.

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Last Knight
22. Last Knight
May 18, 1996
In this tragic final episode, Nick and Natalie lose a mutual close friend. In working through their grief, Natalie recognizes the magnitude of her for Nick, and Nick realizes that he must finally choose between eternal life or eternal love.
Francesca
21. Francesca
May 4, 1996
Nick and Tracy find themselves on the path of a brutal murderer who is the reincarnation of a seductress vampire Nick knew long ago. With the help of a psychotherapist, who has been counseling the killer, the detectives try to circumvent another crime from occurring. However, Nick and the killer square off for one last act of vengeance, but this time only one of them will survive.
Ashes to Ashes
20. Ashes to Ashes
May 11, 1996
Mysterious, gory deaths are haunting the town, and the vampires are the targets! Nick and Tracy's search to uncover the mysterious crime spree leads them to Lacroix and ultimately, his vampire daughter. Seeking revenge against her father, she threatens to destroy all those associated with him.
Jane Doe
19. Jane Doe
April 27, 1996
Nick and Reese investigate a trail of murders only to discover that the lead suspect is a Hitler-type racist from Reese's past. When the killer devises a plan to get Reese removed from the case, the Captain's rage intensifies. Concerned that Reese may be on a personal vendetta, Nick soon learns that the Captain is one step ahead of the killer (and him) in cleverly obtaining incriminating evidence.
Fallen Idol
18. Fallen Idol
February 24, 1996
The murder of a popular wrestler leads Nick and Tracy to a rival competitor whose secret steroid use has been discovered. After arresting him, they discover that he has a mentally handicapped teenage nephew, who Nick and Natalie volunteer for joint custody until the case is resolved. When the real killer later confesses the crime, Nick and Natalie focus their attention on helping the boy and his uncle rebuild their lives.
Avenging Angel
17. Avenging Angel
February 17, 1996
When a battered woman is brutally murdered inside her daughter's room at a shelter, Nick searches for her husband as the prime suspect. Despite an eyewitness account from the daughter, Nick and Tracy cannot find enough evidence to convict him.
The Human Factor
16. The Human Factor
February 10, 1996
Nick and Janette are reunited when a police sketch artist produces Janette's image as the main suspect in the murder of an arson investigator. When Janette confesses to the murder, Nick struggles to find the truth behind Janette's bizarre behavior, ultimately discovering the startling secret behind her mysterious disappearance from Toronto.
The Games Vampires Play
15. The Games Vampires Play
February 3, 1996
Investigating the murder of a virtual reality software designer, Nick Knight turns to a VR game filled with vampires. Knowing it's only a game, Nick indulges in intoxicating vampire feedings, unaware he is rekindling his lust for blood and killing in the real world. The closer he gets to solving the crime, the stronger his urges grow.
Dead of Night
14. Dead of Night
January 27, 1996
While investigating a seemingly accidental death in a house rumored to be haunted, Nick, Tracy and Natalie each encounter the ghost of a loved one. The sight of the apparitions clouds their search for the truth as the three struggle to come to terms with tragic events from their past.
Fever
13. Fever
January 20, 1996
A rat infected with a newly engineered virus escapes from the lab when the scientist is murdered, and soon becomes Screed's next meal. Designed to combat HIV, the new virus is a first only mildly harmful to vampires but intensifies with each successive "feeding," quickly becoming lethal. As the virus spreads rapidly through the vampire community, ultimately infecting both and Lacroix, Nick races against time to find the killer?and hopefully a cure.
Strings
12. Strings
January 13, 1996
Intense therapy for a debilitating drug addiction has popular singer Christie Black staying at the home of controversial psychotherapist Dr. Ben McGee. When Christie's mother is murdered, her brother Matthew becomes Nick's prime suspect, though he doesn't have enough evidence to hold him. As Matthew is leaving the police station, Nick focuses his investigation on McGee who he believes has programmed Christie to be a robot killer.
Sons of Belial
11. Sons of Belial
November 25, 1995
When an investigation puts Nick in the midst of an exorcism ritual, he is overtaken by an evil so powerful, even Lacroix is powerless against the demon. Only a new exorcism, replete with the very religious paraphernalia every vampire abhors, can rid Nick of this evil.
Night in Question
10. Night in Question
November 18, 1995
A lethal bullet wound to the head brings Nick to the emergency room where doctors, unable to find a pulse, pronounce him dead. Lacroix uses his vampire powers to revive him and force the attending physicians to forget his "death." Dr. Natalie Lambert then explains away Nick's condition as not being as serious as first thought. Although his physical wound is healing, his mind has been struck with acute amnesia. Now he must struggle to find the identity of both the killer and himself.
Let No Man Tear Asunder
9. Let No Man Tear Asunder
November 11, 1995
An autopsy reveals a murdered woman's heart has been surgically removed, prompting Nick and Tracy to investigate the black market for human organs. Working undercover, Tracy visits a suspected dealer at the local hospital, unaware that Natalie Lambert is scheduled for a routine knee operation at the same facility. Upon learning Natalie has been chosen as the next "donor," Tracy is overcome by the dealer and prepped for the operation instead.
Trophy Girl
8. Trophy Girl
November 4, 1995
Forced to take time off after shooting a perpetrator, Tracy ignores her orders and goes undercover at an escort service to investigate the murder of an employee. After Vachon blows her cover, she is left alone on the street and gets abducted by the killer. Meanwhile, Nick enlists the help of an infamous psychotic killer for clues to the personality of this murderer.
Hearts of Darkness
7. Hearts of Darkness
October 28, 1995
When a stripper wakes to discover the man she picked up at The Raven has been stabbed to death, even a polygraph test cannot spark her memory of how she got into his apartment. A lack of blood at the murder scene leads to the discovery of a vampire bite on the victim. Nick and Tracy must now search for the killer without revealing to each other their knowledge of vampires. The investigation takes a bizarre twist when their suspect exhibits multiple personalities, only one of which is a vampire, with the other two personalities operating as true mortals.
My Boyfriend is a Vampire
6. My Boyfriend is a Vampire
October 21, 1995
Ratings at any cost is the agenda for the producer of a popular TV talk show. When the cost becomes murder, Tracy unwittingly goes undercover, unaware that she has been chosen as the next victim -- for a televised murder -- designed to satisfy a jealous rage and boost the program's ratings.
Blind Faith
5. Blind Faith
October 14, 1995
A serial rapist's reign of terror is ended when a vicious dog literally tears him to shreds. Concerned over the extent of the fatal injuries, Nick fears the worst -- that a carouche, a lower form of vampire who typically feeds on animals, may be on the loose. The investigation focuses on a blind police dispatcher's guide dog and Nick is faced with the task of protecting the dispatcher from her most devoted friend.
Blackwing
4. Blackwing
October 7, 1995
A court battle over Native American land leads to betrayal and murder, as the loss of an ancient document naming the rightful owner threatens to derail the Native Americans' case. Nick gets directly involved when his powers converge with those of the Native Americans' culture. As he embraces this new spiritual world, in his continuing quest to cure his "darkness," Nick soon realizes he has transferred his evil and desire to kill to an innocent member of the tribe.
Outside the Lines
3. Outside the Lines
September 30, 1995
When a young woman is murdered at a nightclub known to cater to drug users and dealers, the crime complicates an ongoing narcotics investigation. Detective Bruce Spencer, having worked the drug case for some time undercover, is certain he knows the killer. But forensic evidence proves he has accused the wrong man and becomes the prime suspect himself, exposing his long record of using excessive force on the job.
Black Buddha Part 2
2. Black Buddha Part 2
September 23, 1995
Vachon, like Nick, has tired of his centuries of killing and chooses to spare Tracy's life -- confident she will keep his dark secret. In another chance meeting with an odd character, Tracy has a brief date with Vudu. Unaware he is the bomber, she attempts to return a bag he left behind, discovering too late the package contains another bomb.
Black Buddha Part 1
1. Black Buddha Part 1
September 16, 1995
When an airplane transporting a bombing suspect explodes, the victims of the tragedy include officers from Nick's department. Racked with guilt for letting his partner accompany the prisoner on the plane instead of going himself, Nick turns in his badge, ready to move on to a new life. But as bombs explode at police stations in other parts of town, and a device mysteriously turns up on his captain's desk, Nick rejoins the effort to catch the killer.Meanwhile, Tracy Vetter, the department's newest detective, encounters Vachon, the only survivor of the crash who somehow walked away from the crash even though his body was tagged as "dead." Eager to solve the bombing, she seeks out Vachon, discovering his secret to survival -- he is a vampire! Vachon, whose vamping abilities have been diminished by his still healing injuries, is unable to erase Tracy's memory of his secret and now must consider the only other means of silencing her.
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Forever Knight is a Canadian television series that centers around a vampire detective named Nick Knight. Each episode is approximately fifty minutes. This series originated as a television movie. Nick Knight is an eight hundred year old vampire that, after centuries of killing feels remorse and tries to find some type of redemption by working as a police detective. Nick works the night shift with his partner Skanky and close friend forensic scientist Natalie.

Throughout the series Skanky is left in the dark as to Nicks true nature. Nick is always having to find ways to explain his vampire habits away as human oddities. For example he explains the bottles of blood in his home as techniques he uses for painting and an allergy to the sun as a reason for his need to work the night shift.

Tired of being a vampire Natalie works with Nick to try and help restore his humanity. She is marginally successful with his treatment when he is able to slowly ween off his blood diet and starts to eat real food. Nick also has run ins with his makers LaCroix and Janette. They want him to embrace his vampirism and give up the quest to become human again.

Just like any other detective show, each episode involves a new case that Nick and Skanky must investigate. Many are murder cases and some involve celebrities. The two detectives work together to solve the crime and in most cases Nick is abe to use his abilities as a vampire to help solve the crime or prevent another murder.

You gain more insight on Nicks past as the series progresses. During his investigations, Nick usually stumbles on something that reminds him of his past and the viewer is transported to that time in a flashback. Here you learn of how Nick was first turned and some of his earlier victims. Some of these flashbacks also help when solving current cases. Each episode ends when the case is solved.

Forever Knight is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (70 episodes). The series first aired on May 5, 1992.

Where to Watch Forever Knight

Forever Knight is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Forever Knight on demand at Amazon, Apple TV and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 5, 1992
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (2,581)