Kwai Chang Caine was a priest at a Shaolin temple, where his son Peter also lived and studied. The temple was destroyed and father and son each thought the other had perished in the fire. For many years, Kwai Chang 'walked the earth,' while Peter became a big-city cop. Finally, they are reunited and now together they battle evil together.
Last Episode04x22 May I Talk with You Aired: Jan. 01, 1997
When a hostage taker demands to be patched into a talk-radio host's show, Caine defuses the crisis on the air --- which launches his own radio …
Series Fun Facts
- David Carradine did not practice martial arts till after taking the role of Kwai Chang Caine. After which he practiced Tai Chi and kung fu till his death.
- David Carradine considered himself an evangelist of shaolin kung fu. The abbot of the temple fictionalized in the show said Carradine had made great strides toward bringing awareness about…
[show]David Carradine considered himself an evangelist of shaolin kung fu. The abbot of the temple fictionalized in the show said Carradine had made great strides toward bringing awareness about shaolin ways of peace.
- Bruce Lee didn't get the job of Kwai Chang Caine because producers could not understand him and thought him too energetic for the role, Caine being soft spoken.