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Kung Fu: The Complete First Season


549 minutes

Not Rated

When a quater-life crisis cause Nicky Shen to drop out of college, she goes on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastary in China.
For three years, guided by a mentor, Nicky immerses herself in the tenets of Shaolin kung fu. Upon returning to San Fransicso, she finds her hometown overrun with corruption and her parents' business threatened. With her martial arts training and help from her sister, Althea; brother, Ryan; ex-boyfriend, Evan; and new love interest, Henry, Nicky is determined to protect her community and bring the criminals to justice... all while she seeks to unravel the mystery of eight mystical  weapons that led to the murder of her mentor, Pei-Ling. 
Experience all 13 dynamic episodes in this thrilling reimagining of the classic series.

I sometimes watched the original show with David Carradine. (Yes, I'm that old.) So I was stoked to see they brought the show back with new life!
I must admit, I enjoy this one better too! Could be the kick-ass female lead, but also the story has more depth to it.
This series follow a girl on her destiny, one she had no idea she even had until the moment arose that she had to be a warrior. Then all of the pieces start to fall into place. With the help of her friends and family, Nicky takes on events that are wild and unseen.
I have to say, the very last episode wasn't the best. It dragged out and it didn't bring the show together as I would hope. The only thing is it set us up for the next season, provided there is one. Will I watch it? You bet I will!


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