Kwai Chang Caine is a Shoalin Monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emporer's nephew after that coward killed his teacher in cold blood with a gun. He flees to America to escape retaliation and search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, in his travels in the wild west, he runs into trouble from desperados and other ruffians as they oppress the innocent.
Last Episode03x24 The Last Raid Aired: Apr. 26, 1975
Caine goes to visit Caleb Brown and his family, last seen in The Well. Caleb's son, Daniel, is fishing with the local doctor's son, when both …
Series Fun Facts
- The set for the Shaolin Temple was originally a set used for the Camelot that was inexpensively and effectively converted for the Chinese setting.
- According to Bruce Lee's wife Linda Lee Cadwell, the concept of the series was conceived by Bruce, and he met with the producers for countless hours to shape the show. However, the producers…
[show]According to Bruce Lee's wife Linda Lee Cadwell, the concept of the series was conceived by Bruce, and he met with the producers for countless hours to shape the show. However, the producers did not offer him the role since they did not feel that the American audience (at that time) would accept a Chinese actor as a lead, and eventually went with the Caucasion actor David Carradine.
- Fifteen different actors from the original pilot would go on to appear in the subsequent series.