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Wilson: Maybe some of the more classical allusions came from the fact that I was reading Don Quixote while I was writing the book.
Correspondent: Oh, okay.
Wilson: And also had only recently realized that Knight Rider was a recapitulation of all those knight errant stories. So I was sort of interested in that kind of thing andâ€¦
Correspondent: But, wait, Knight Rider, you say?
Wilson: Yeah, the TV show.
Correspondent: Yeah. The relationship between Knight Rider and Don Quixote.
Wilson: Yeah. Knight Rider, Michael Knight, is a knight errant.
Wilson: He roams the countryside looking to perform acts of chivalry for various people on his trusty steed, KITT, and then heâ€™s got his patron, Devlin, and then his woman is totally desexualized â€” well, sheâ€™s sexy, but sheâ€™s not sort of in a sexual relationship with him. The other woman on the show.
Correspondent: Bonnie was Dulcinea? Jesus.