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
- Fifteen different actors from the original pilot would go on to appear in the subsequent series.
- According to Bruce Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell, Lee originated the concept and was intended to star in the series, but David Carradine was cast because the network felt the American…
[show]According to Bruce Lee's widow, Linda Lee Cadwell, Lee originated the concept and was intended to star in the series, but David Carradine was cast because the network felt the American audience was not ready for an Asian actor as the lead and Lee received no credit for his concept. (This was dramatized in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.) But according to the producers, although Lee was consulted and was considered for the role, they created the concept and Carradine was always their first choice.
- Goof (revealing mistake): In the title sequence the view of young Caine is looped in the pebble scene, as the smoke behind him reverses twice.