“Cobra Kai” is, at times, a very silly spectacle. It’s a show that draws heavily on 1980s nostalgia and pre-existing love for the “Karate Kid” franchise. At the same time, “Cobra Kai” is an endlessly entertaining show with an excellent multigenerational cast, spectacular martial arts choreography and lots of style. There are fun times, but there are also times of true humanity – times of characters, young and old, grappling with the mistakes they made, acknowledging their own flaws and fighting to become better ones. people.
Anyone who likes a good sports training edit will find a lot to like about “Cobra Kai”, but the series has so much more to offer than flash and style. Since moving from YouTube to Netflix, “Cobra Kai” has exploded in popularity, attracting new fans of all ages. Stars like William Zabka, Xolo Maridueña, Ralph Macchio, Mary Mouser, Tanner Buchanan, Peyton List, Courtney Henggeler and Martin Kove all perform well, but it’s the chemistry between them that elevates “Cobra Kai” to the rank of essential territory. for fans of the genre. At this point, anyone with a Netflix subscription should at least try the show.