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mac2766

(658 posts)
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 05:17 PM Jul 2021

Netflix: Cobra Kai

I held off watching this series because I knew the acting would be sub-par and the writing would be weak, but I started watching it this weekend.

The writing is weak, the plot(s) are ridiculous most of the time, but there is something about the Karate Kid. I had just finished high school when the first movie came out. I believe I watched it at least 10 times through the years.

I can't say that it's the best thing that I've ever seen, but I can't stop watching it.

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Netflix: Cobra Kai (Original Post) mac2766 Jul 2021 OP
I got tired of the lameness of the story lines The Blue Flower Jul 2021 #1
There was plenty of growth! Croney Jul 2021 #3
We liked it! Never saw any of the movies. Croney Jul 2021 #2
That's a good word FoxNewsSucks Jul 2021 #4
Watched 4 episodes.. padfun Jul 2021 #5
Amazing show vercetti2021 Jul 2021 #6
I waited too. jimfields33 Jul 2021 #7
One thing that I did like about it... mac2766 Jul 2021 #8

The Blue Flower

(5,515 posts)
1. I got tired of the lameness of the story lines
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 05:18 PM
Jul 2021

Watched a few, then quit. It would have been better if there had been some growth in the characters as the show progressed.

Croney

(4,736 posts)
3. There was plenty of growth!
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 05:29 PM
Jul 2021

They started out hating each other, and gradually put their differences aside. They admitted their mistakes and tried to make amends. Quite moralistic actually.

Croney

(4,736 posts)
2. We liked it! Never saw any of the movies.
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 05:25 PM
Jul 2021

Yes, it's hokey. During Covid lockdown, we were desperate for something to watch. We were so sorry when it ended!

(We went on to watch Last Tango in Halifax next if I recall correctly, and loved that too).

FoxNewsSucks

(10,537 posts)
4. That's a good word
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 05:39 PM
Jul 2021

It was kinda hokey and predictable. But I did watch the whole thing and enjoyed it anyway. If they made another season, I'd watch it again.

vercetti2021

(10,228 posts)
6. Amazing show
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 06:04 PM
Jul 2021

I can't wait for Terry Silver's return. I hope Mike Barnes also returns so we can see a big melee

 

mac2766

(658 posts)
8. One thing that I did like about it...
Sun Jul 11, 2021, 07:58 PM
Jul 2021

When Johnny told his side of the story saying that Daniel kept harassing him that year. I did enjoy hearing the story from the other side. It made Johnny's character more enjoyable.

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