An ordinary cop tutors a young boy who insists on helping him in his cases with his mastery of martial arts.
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 Jake Rizzo (23 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Patricia Blake (23 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Sabasan (23 episodes, 1986-1987)
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 Ernie Lee (23 episodes, 1986-1987)
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Sgt Jake Rizzo is chosen by Sabasan as tutor of his grandson Ernie Lee the last heir of an antique clan of special martial artists. Patricia Blake is an officer from the department for protection of minors who must verify Jake is a good tutor for Ernie. Written by Lady Andromeda <starqueen@usa.net>

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16 February 1986 (USA)  »

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The Last Electric Knight  »

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Karate kid and cop team up to fight crime.
25 February 2000 | by (Lewiston, Idaho) – See all my reviews

This TV series is a very entertaining crime drama set in southern California. It's Main characters are: "The Last Electric Knight" AKA "Ernie Lee"(Ernie Reyes, Jr.), "Jake Rizzo"(Gil Gerard).

Rizzo is a cop and Ernie is a karate kid-together, they take on crooks. It also has important lessons about life. It promotes respect for our elders.

As with all TV series however, some of the episodes are better than others. The best thing about this series is the martial arts talents of Ernie Reyes, Jr. He is one of the most talented martial artists I've seen who is so young.

This series only went for one season-and has been rarely seen, but for those of us who had the opportunity to see this series, know what a treat it is.


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