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 Kwai Chang Caine / ... (87 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Peter Caine (87 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Narrator / ... (83 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Lo Si / ... (52 episodes, 1993-1997)
William Dunlop ...
 Chief of Detectives Frank Strenlich (50 episodes, 1993-1997)
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 Young Peter Caine (49 episodes, 1993-1996)
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 Det. Blake (46 episodes, 1993-1997)
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Kwai Chang Caine was a priest at a Shaolin temple, where his son Peter also lived and studied. The temple was destroyed and father and son each thought the other had perished in the fire. For many years, Kwai Chang 'walked the earth,' while Peter became a big-city cop. Finally, they are reunited and now together they battle evil, using wisdom, martial arts, and occasionally even Peter's service pistol (only as a last resort). Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Bruce Lee didn't get the job of Kwai Chang Caine because producers could not understand him and thought him too energetic for the role, Caine being soft spoken. See more »

Quotes

Peter Caine: [after Kwai Chang has started teaching a new student] What more can you teach him?
Kwai Chang Caine: Why.
Peter Caine: All right. Forget I asked.
Kwai Chang Caine: No. You misunderstand. In his rush to master the "how", the technique. He has brushed past, or forgotten the "why," the meaning.
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KUNG FU: The Legend Continues
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Awesome Show!
18 August 1999 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

David Carradine and cast present an interesting and captivating episode every time. This show rules! Great guest stars: Mickey Rooney, John Saxon, Pamela Susan Shoop, etc...they all make for great entertainment! There is a good chemistry between Caine and his son Peter. Flashbacks are always cool. As to why young Caine had to change actors, who knows? Maybe Nathaniel Moreau got too big. Great show, I've watched episodes over and over again.


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