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Kung Fu

Year:
Duration:
60 min (60 episodes) | Argentina:60 min
Genres:
Adventure | Drama | Western
IMDB rate:
7.8
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1972-10-14
Filming Locations: Backlot, Warner Brothers Burbank Studios - 4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
David Carradine
Kwai Chang Caine
Radames Pera
Young Caine
Keye Luke
Master Po
Philip Ahn
Master Kan
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Trivia
In several episodes, a younger Kwai Chang Caine was played by Keith Carradine, David Carradine's younger brother. Their other brother Robert Carradine and their father John Carradine also appeared in episodes (as Sonny Jim and Serenity Johnson, respectively).
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John Saxon was offered the role of Caine but turned it down.
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The only reason this show went off the air was because star David Carradine quit the series. He had sustained so many injuries, he felt he could not go on. The show got high ratings all three seasons it aired.
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Goofs
In opening sequence (during pole fighting/training) a view of the surrounding hills shows a 50kV electrical tower (something that was not in China in that era).
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In the title sequence the view of young Caine is looped in the pebble scene, as the smoke behind him reverses twice.
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In the title sequence, the close-up shots of Caine's arms moving into position over the cauldron show his right arm covering both the dragon AND the tiger.
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Photos from cast
Carl Weathers Gene Dynarski Wayne Maunder Angelo Rossitto Adele Yoshioka