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This review is from: Kung Fu: The Complete First Season [DVD]  (DVD)The original showing of Kung-fu pre dates me and for years I didn't know where the 'grasshopper' reference came from. When I picked up Kung-fu I instantly saw why this was such the legend it was. Each episode is packed with just the right mix of action and story with frequent words of wisdom that are easy to take to heart. All potential proverbs in their own right.
Kung-fu does not strike me as OVERLY dated at all compared to some things. Although in one episode (either this series or the next) contains a scene with a raven that I'll never forget, it was so ridiculously fake and the wires/string were easily visible. The fight scenes aren't quite as hectic as modern shows have either but when Caine beats his arrogant foe it still leaves you with a smile on your face. Kung-fu makes you feel good time and time again and I think everyone who has ever seen it has, at one point in their lives, wanted to be Kwai Chang Caine. And quite rightly so.
Well worth the money for this wonderful classic that deserves all the praise it receives.