Kung Fu (TV series)
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|Created by||Ed Spielman|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||63|
|Executive producer(s)||Jerry Thorpe|
|Running time||60 minutes (per episode)|
|Original release||October 14, 1972 –|
April 16, 1975
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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.
References[change | change source]
- Action TV: tough-guys, smooth operators and foxy chicks, by Bill Osgerby,Anna Gough-Yates
- Cinephilia: movies, love and memory, by Marijke de Valck,Malte Hagener