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Kung Fu: The Legend Continues 

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. ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
David Carradine ...  Kwai Chang Caine / ... 87 episodes, 1993-1997
Chris Potter ...  Peter Caine 87 episodes, 1993-1997
Richard Anderson ...  Narrator / ... 83 episodes, 1993-1997
Kim Chan ...  Lo Si / ... 52 episodes, 1993-1997
William Dunlop William Dunlop ...  Chief of Detectives Frank Strenlich 50 episodes, 1993-1997
Nathaniel Moreau Nathaniel Moreau ...  Young Peter Caine 49 episodes, 1993-1996
Robert Nicholson Robert Nicholson ...  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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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kung fu: La leyenda continúa See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Runtime:

(88 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

David Carradine considered himself an evangelist of shaolin kung fu. The abbot of the temple fictionalized in the show said Carradine had made great strides toward bringing awareness about shaolin ways of peace. See more »

Quotes

Kwai Chang Caine: [recurring line] There is always another way.
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Follows Kung Fu (1972) See more »

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KUNG FU: The Legend Continues
Composed by Jeff Danna
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The best TV-series since "Magnum, P.I."
18 October 2000 | by Erkki_aka_MjollnirSee all my reviews

One of the local channels just started airing this less than a month ago. They show it every workday night. I fully agree with the first comment here (by anonymous, 27 October 1998). At first, I thought it was lame, but after I had watched 1 or 2 episodes, I really began to like it and now I watch it every day if I have the chance. The most of all I like the character of Kwai Chang Caine. When fighting, he uses minimum violence to defeat his opponents, never kills them (at least I haven't seen it yet). He is kind and wise etc. I haven't seen the original series or the movies, but his character makes me want to see these too.

This IS one of the (very few) best series since "Magnum, P.I.", in my humble opinion. The similarity between Magnum and Kung Fu: TLC is that while both deal with action and fighting bad guys, their real focus is on human relations, friendship etc. And more - in Magnum, Tom Selleck fit the role so perfectly, that it was hard to believe this was acting. I think it is also true with David Carradine.


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