The Karate Kid (1984)
Only the 'Old One' could teach him the secrets of the masters.
The Karate Kid Series Episode 1
Fear does not exist on this podcast! Pain does not exist on this podcast!
Did you want to take Karate lessons in 1984? If so, you weren’t alone! When The Karate Kid first came out in it was a smash hit, earning an Oscar nomination for Pat Morita and entering “Wax on, Wax off” into the cultural lexicon of movie phrases. Now, with this classic story being reinterpreted for modern audiences with this summer’s remake starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith, we at Now Playing will “wax on” with our Karate Kid retrospective series. Is this first installment worth the legacy? Listen in and find out!