TV Series | TV-14 | | Action, Comedy, Drama
Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence find themselves martial-arts rivals again.
Despite his death in 2005, Pat Morita who played Mr. Miyagi in the previous four Karate Kid movies, is still part of the series. He is mentioned occasionally and seen in flashback sequences. The fifth episode is dedicated to his memory. A body double is also used in a season 2 episode showing Mr. Miyagi building his backyard.
When Dimitri visits Cobra Kai he meets Kreese and Kreese is easily annoyed with him. Later on it shows Dimitri has been assaulted by Kreese. In real life Kreese would have charged with felony assault and battery on a minor.