‘Cobra Kai’ Delivers Pitch Excellent ‘30 For 30′ Parody on Iconic Daniel LaRusso vs. Johnny Lawrence Showdown


If this doesn’t get you pumped for Cobra Kai Season 2 nothing will.

Earlier in the present day, the Cobra Kai crew launched an distinctive 30 for 30 parody video on the long-lasting Daniel LaRusso vs. Johnny Lawrence showdown from the now well-known 1984 Below-18 All Valley Karate Event. That includes a bunch of ESPN personalities, the Cobra Kai showrunners, and in-character interviews from LaRusso and Lawrence, the hilarious mini 30 for 30 just isn’t solely crammed with enjoyable tongue-in-cheek Karate Child references (“I heard he didn’t also have a belt on the time”), however it additionally continues probably the most hotly-debated subject of the franchise: Was Daniel LaRusso’s crane kick even authorized?

“Not solely was it unlawful, however it was violent and doubtlessly lethal,” Lawrence argues. Villainous Cobra Kai founder John Kreese, who lately returned to the youth karate recreation after faking his loss of life a number of occasions, agrees together with his former scholar. “For 30 years I’ve been telling everyone that Johnny Lawrence is the karate child.”

The crane kick
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“The ’84 match was positively one of the crucial memorable ones,” Cobra Kai co-creator Hayden Schlossberg remembers within the video. “Everyone on the time knew Johnny was one of the best. It was Mike Tyson in boxing; Johnny Lawrence in native karate.”

How are you going to not love that? Not solely is the six-minute video nicely price your time, however Season 2 of Cobra Kai goes to crane kick your socks off.

Cobra Kai Season 2 premieres Wednesday, April 24 on YouTube Premium.

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