And so YouTube tries to make a show to bring us old farts in to watch. The original The Karate Kid movie taught us that in order to stop a bully, you have to beat him at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. Make them suffer in front of a crowd of people.
If you aren’t familiar with the original The Karate Kid, check out the trailer.
The Karate Kid Trailer
And after watching the first episode, it appears that either someone involved with the TV show, How I Met Your Mother or someone who was a fan used this episode as inspiration for the new series.
How I Met Your Mother – Karate Kid
So now you should be all caught up to check out the first episode of Cobra Kai on your own.
Cobra Kai Episode 1
YouTube – Thirty years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny Lawrence’s life has taken a rocky turn as he tries to forget a past that constantly haunts him. He seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. But the LaRusso-Lawrence rivalry of yesteryear is reignited when their lives become intertwined with the next generation of “karate kids.”