Questions tagged [cobra-kai]

Cobra Kai is an American comedy-drama web television series based on The Karate Kid film ... The show is about two men addressing past demons and present frustrations the only way they know how: through karate

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Has Cobra Kai broken the canon of the Karate Kid movies/1989 series at all (or was it already broken)?

As I'm watching the Cobra Kai series, I'm in awe with how phenomenal the series is in regards to inverting the conflict of the movies, while keeping true to the canon of those movies almost precisely. ...
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Is Johnny in Cobra Kai a sympathetic character?

As a preface to this question, I will say I only know what I see about the new Karate Kid series (Cobra Kai) from YouTube commercials. I am wondering if William Zabka's Johnny is now more a ...
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Do I need to watch any of the previous Karate Kid films for better understanding of Cobra Kai?

I wanted to start watching Cobra Kai but I have only seen The Karate Kid (1984) and The Next Karate Kid (1994). Do I need to see any other previous films before watching Cobra Kai for better ...
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Was Cobra Kai influenced by How I Met Your Mother?

In How I Met Your Mother a recurring joke was that Barney "doesn't get movies", so in the Karate Kid he roots for Johnny Lawrence whom he claims to be the actual karate kid. Later, Robin organizes a ...