Ralph Macchio Initially Had Major Reservations About His Cobra Kai Character

“Cobra Kai” serves as a direct sequel to the first three “Karate Kid” movies, gradually reintroducing virtually all of their major characters over the course of its first five seasons. During Season 1, however, “Cobra Kai” is less of a catch-all sequel and more of an attempt at complicating and subverting viewers’ impressions of two … Read more

The Best Fighter On Cobra Kai According To A Real-Life Karate Sensei

When “Cobra Kai” was announced back in the day, one would’ve been forgiven for wondering what long-term potential the middle-aged misadventures of “The Karate Kid” main characters Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) could possibly have. Of course, when the show actually dropped, such notions quickly disappeared. The show has since moved from YouTube Red to Netflix, … Read more

Who Wins Cobra Kai Season 6’s Final Battle

Cobra Kai season 6 will see its characters compete in the Sekai Taikai, and if Karate Kid’s formula is any indicator, the champion is already clear. Cobra Kai season 6 will mean the series’ final battle, but The Karate Kid may have already revealed who would win. The spinoff series started following the same formula … Read more

Kreese’s Biggest Mistake According To Cobra Kai Fans

The ’80s were crammed with legendary movie villains, but the fact that a school bully who knew karate belonged in the same conversation as Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) and the titular thing from “The Thing” is still borderline unfathomable. Nevertheless, William Zabka’s Johnny Lawrence from “The Karate Kid” was the template thug from which all … Read more