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Kung Fu (1972 - 1975)

Kung Fu (1972 - 1975)






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Influential series about a Buddhist monk in search of his long-lost brother in the American West of the 1870s while dodging Chinese officials after him for killing a member of the imperial family. The show earned cult status (and became much parodied) thanks to its blend of martial arts and Eastern mysticism, and a style that traded heavily on flashbacks and slow-mo fight scenes. A TV film, `Kung Fu: The Movie,' aired in 1986 and a sequel series, `Kung Fu: The Legend Continues,' began in 1993.

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1974, ABC, 24 episodes

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1973, ABC, 23 episodes

Critics Consensus: Kung Fu follows the same well-trodden path of other action serials, but David Carradine's coiled charisma and a thoughtful script give this Western a heart.

1972, ABC, 15 episodes


David Carradine
as Kwai Chang Caine
Keye Luke
as Master Po
Philip Ahn
as Master Kan
Radames Pera
as Young Caine
Luke Keye
as Master Po
James Hong
as Men Han
L.Q. Jones
as Sergeant
John Carradine
as Serendipity
Stefan Gierasch
as A Mad Scotsman
Albert Salmi
as Irish Miner
Jim Davis
as Walker
Richard Loo
as Old Man
Nancy Kwan
as Mayli Ho
Aimee Eccles
as Cloud Shadow
Ed Nelson
as Sheriff
David Canary
as Frank Grogan
Will Geer
as Judge Marcus
Moses Gunn
as Montolla
Andrew Duggan Mako
as Sheriff Boggs
William Smith
as Staggers
Alan Fudge
as Bob Gardner
Jack Elam
as Farmer
Diana Douglas
as Sister Richardson
Clu Gulager
as Sheriff
Norman Alden
as Sheriff
Myron Healey
as Captain Malachy
Judy Pace
as Jenny
John Vernon
as Cantrell
Tom Nardini
as Matoska
Khigh Dhiegh
as A Warlord
John Anderson
as Benjamin Dundee
Morgan Woodward
as Powerful Rancher
Harrison Ford
as Harrison
Nobu McCarthy
as Mrs. Swan
Charles Dierkop
as Traphagen
Fritz Weaver
as Hillquist
Robert Urich
as Greg Dundee
Julio Medina
as Father Salazar
Richard Caine
as Wade Grogan
France Nuyen
as Lady Ching
Brian Tochi
as Shen Ung
Evan C. Kim
as Lieutenant
Victor French
as Sheriff Pool
Don Stroud
as Neulin
Joe Renteria
as Tall Fire
Don Knight
as Darrow
as Wong Ti Lu
Irene Tedrow
as Mrs. Stekel
Laurie Prange
as Gretchen
Clare Nono
as Mei Ming
Jodie Foster
as Alethea
Tina Chen
as Chinese girl
Henry Darrow
as Don Fierro
Joe Santos
as Sanjero
Charles Aidman
as Dr. Cooper
as Thief
Rance Howard
as Sheriff
Lew Ayres
as Aging Photographer
Jan Sterling
as Mary Jenkins
Fred Beir
as Gallagher
Lynda Day George
as Southern Belle
Pepe Serna
as Los Vidrios
Tom Reese
as Sheriff
John Saxon
as Bounty Hunter
Fred Sadoff
as Bannack
Kelly Thordsen
as Mule Jesse
John Dennis
as Dinsmore
Scott Hylands
as Saunders
Leslie Charleson
as Army Officer's Wife
Pat Hingle
as A sheriff
Robert Foxworth
as Texas Ranger
Barry Atwater
as Thurmond
Ron Soble
as Sheriff
Sondra Locke
as Young Woman
Lee Paul
as Gilchrist
Tim Matheson
as Army Lieutenant
Don Johnson
as Indian Lad
Mae Mercer
as Elizabeth
Andrew Prine
as Fugitive
Joe Maross
as Sheriff
Jock Mahoney
as Davidson
Gilbert Roland
as Padre Braganza
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Series Details

TV Network: ABC
Premiere Date: Oct 14, 1972
Genre: Action & Adventure
Executive Producer: Jerry Thorpe
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