Build Series has a video where Billy Zabka and Ralph Macchio talk briefly about their time on the set of How I Met Your Mother, and how they took a photo at the end of their time on How I Met Your Mother, and when they sat down with the creators for Cobra Kai they talked about their ideas and they morphed into something much bigger.
Whether the show ...
Johnny, I think, was always a sympathetic character. You didn't really see it until the final competition, but in that last 20 or so minutes of the movie you see that Kreese is the real villain and that Johnny is really just a victim of wanting to please his Karate Dojo Master. You can see this by his facial reactions to Kreese's commands to hurt Daniel. ...
Maybe not. Here is why.
Cobra Kai is supposedly bringing back feud between Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence. The Karate Kid 2,3,4 does not have anything to do with Johnny Lawrence.
But . . .
The Karate Kid 3 does have to do with Cobra Kai.
So if you wanna know how Cobra Kai dojo went down then you will have to watch The Karate Kid 3.