He also had success as a pop music singer in Europe. In this capacity, he performed at the fall of the Berlin Wall on 9 November 1989. The Tenth Doctor once remarked that he had gone to the event twice to avoid Hasselhoff's singing. (PROSE: Autonomy)
Peri Brown once encountered David Hasselhoff at a mall, but could not place why she recognised his face. Presuming that he was an acquaintance of hers, Peri emphatically waved at him, and was embarassed when she quickly realised she knew him from Knight Rider on television. (AUDIO: Memories of a Tyrant)
Behind the scenes Edit
- The Doctor's comments related to the real life song, "Looking for Freedom", which was a number one hit in Germany at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
- Hasselhoff briefly appears as himself in the National Television Awards Sketch 2011.
- At the height of his popularity in the cult TV series Baywatch in the early 1990s, Hasselhoff was one of several actors reported in British media as being considered for the role of the Doctor in a proposed, but never produced, feature film.