Caine looks after a newly orphaned boy and a pretty young rancher while a bounty hunter atop a nearby mountain silently observes his opportunity to pounce.
Did You Know?
was supposed to have starred as Caine but the producers didn't think America was ready for an Asian hero. David Carradine took Lee's place instead. It is interesting to note that the guest star and main villain was John Saxon
, who co-starred with Lee in martial arts classic Enter the Dragon
(1973). In that film, Saxon's character at one point in the film is ordered by the main bad guy, Han, to fight and kill Lee, but he refuses to fight, thus depriving the audience a Saxon vs Lee scene. If Bruce Lee been cast in the Caine role, this episode would have been the fight that never was seen in Enter the Dragon. See more
John Saxon's stuntman is visible during the final fight scene on the hill. For a very short moment, when the camera is following the fast fight, you can see him leaning against a tree with his legs crossed. See more
Kwai Chang Caine
There is no honor in the taking of a life.