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 developed the idea of the sequel series, the legend continues, for 12 years. There was a version offered to him in the 80s, but rejected it due to the violent premise deal too…
[show]David Carradine developed the idea of the sequel series, the legend continues, for 12 years. There was a version offered to him in the 80s, but rejected it due to the violent premise deal too much with guns and car crashes. There was a bible of things that they avoided in the show like car crashes.
- David Carradine also played a martial arts character in Quentin Tarantino's film series, Kill Bill 1 & 2.