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TV Review: ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 3 Struggles with Serious Tone, Despite Nostalgic Hits

Alan French reviews Season 3 of "Cobra Kai," the latest series saved from cancellation by Netflix. After the tragic events of the school fight, tensions between Cobra Kai and Miyagi-do are higher than...

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TV Review: ‘Cobra Kai’ Season 2 Continues Its Battle With Toxic Masculinity

Thirty-four years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, a down-and-out Johnny Lawrence seeks redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai dojo, reigniting his rivalry with a now...

Franchise Fred Interview: Xolo Mariduena on Cobra Kai Season 2

When Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) reopened Cobra Kai, the world of The Karate Kid got a lot bigger. Johnny taught a new generation of high schoolers, but he was closest with Miguel (Xolo Mariduena)...

Franchise Fred Interview: William Zabka on Cobra Kai Season 2

The long awaited second season of Cobra Kai is finally here and William Zabka really gets to shine in it. Season one gave us more Johnny Lawrence than a movie ever could by making him a main character...

Franchise Fred Interview: Martin Kove on Cobra Kai and John Kreese

Cobra Kai sure knows how to keep us in suspense. They ended the first season with the return of the series’ most formidable villain, John Kreese (Martin Kove). It was even more unexpected since Kreese...

Franchise Fred Interview: Jacob Bertrand, Cobra Kai’s Hawk

Franchise Fred isn’t the only one who approves Cobra Kai. It became YouTube’s biggest hit and both ‘80s kids and new fans have loved revisiting Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence today. We’ve also lov...

Cobra Kai Season 1 Review: Franchise Fred Waxes On About This Sequel Series

Franchise Fred believes there should always be more sequels to movies. Even if we end up with a Karate Kid III, it can still give way to the fun twist of a Next Karate Kid. It’s becoming more common f...

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