Kung Fu (TV series)

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Kung Fu
David Carradine as Caine from Kung Fu - c. 1972–1975.jpg
Created by Ed Spielman
Starring David Carradine
Keye Luke
Philip Ahn
Radames Pera
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 63
Production
Executive producer(s) Jerry Thorpe
Running time 60 minutes (per episode)
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original run October 14, 1972 –
April 16, 1975

Kung Fu was an American television series created by Ed Spielman, and starring David Carradine as Kwai Chang Caine. The show was nominated for 2 Golden Globes.

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Kung Fu follows the adventures of a Shaolin monk named Kwai Chang Caine travelling through the Old West of the United States as the only weapon, using his skills in martial arts and inner strength of his philosophy of life. Its purpose was to find his half-brother, Danny Caine, and start a new family, as Kwai Chang had fled China after the authorities put a price on his head.

63 episodes of the series were filmed between 1972-1975, including the 90-minute TV pilot.

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