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Cobra Kai
Kove, who played John Kreese since the 1984 film The Karate Kid, made his return to the iconic role on the sequel series reboot Cobra Kai on Netflix The one-time sensei of Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) made a tongue-in-cheek reference to the very tactic he pushed to his prized student in the John G Avildsen film. Images:[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) WILLIAM ZABKA as JOHNNY LAWRENCE of COBRA KAI Cr. CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020
The subsequent scene leads to a separate epic melee between the series protagonists Daniel, Johnny, and John Kreese (Martin Kove) Their clash definitely puts the episode over the top for me on top of the shot to close the season. It's hard to top the second season finale of Netflix's Cobra Kai, but the chaos[...]
COBRA KAI (L to R) MARTIN KOVE as JOHN KREESE of COBRA KAI Cr. CURTIS BONDS BAKER/NETFLIX © 2020
In Cobra Kai's sixth episode of season three "King Cobra," John Kreese (Martin Kove) decided to mold the dojo more into his image by recruiting bigger and more physical specimens from Valley High to bolster his ranks After all, Cobra Kai was originally his before his one-time prized student Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) revived at[...]