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Kung Fu: The Legend Continues

Kung Fu: The Legend ContinuesNetwork: first-run syndication
Episodes: 88 (hour)
Seasons: Four

TV show dates: January 27, 1993 — January 1, 1997
Series status: Cancelled/ended

Performers include: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Kim Chan, and Richard Anderson

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TV show description:
In this spin-off of Kung Fu, Shaolin priest Kwai Chang Caine (David Carridine) presides over a temple in Northern California where he lives alone with his young son, Peter (Chris Potter).

The temple is destroyed by a fire that was started by one of Caine’s enemies who wanted to seize it. Father and son are lied to and believe that each other has been killed in the blaze. Caine travels away from California while Peter grows up in an orphanage and later studies to be a police officer.

Fifteen years later, Kung Fu master Caine arrives in Chinatown to assist with a case, the same one his detective son Peter has been assigned to. The two joyfully reunite and Caine then aids Peter on the various cases he’s given. But, as Caine regains his footing as a father, he learns that his son has different values than the teachings of the Shaolin. While Caine abhors violence, his son deems it a necessity to his job. As the two spend more time together, Peter begins to become attune to the wisdom of his father.

The series also features Peter’s boss, Lieutenant Paul Blaisdell (Robert Lansing), chief detective Frank Strenlich (William Dunlop), and Tyler Smith (Marla Schaffel), who shares a rocky relationship with Peter.

 

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Joe June 2, 2014 at 9:26 am

Actually, it has been released on a “press by order basis” on the WBStore website. Official Warner Brothers release and not a bootleg. Is a bit pricey ($49 plus tax and freight), but a lot less than the $198 for the German version.

Right now, only the first season is available; but if they get a lot of orders, I am certain they will release the other reasons on the same basis.

This product right now is only available in the USA. Canada apparently is not included.

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KFTLC DVD May 9, 2014 at 12:50 am

You are WRONG! Season One has been released on DVD.. in Germany with original English version and dubbings as well as subtitles for French & German versions. As soon as I heard, several years ago, I snatched my copy on Amazon Germany for rock bottom price. They were on eBay.de as well but pricier. Now you can only find one copy… for $198! Good luck with that. Because you fans did not purchase and the sales figures were subpar, they are not releasing any more seasons. Contact Shout Factory and demand this show, they’re in biz for that and they have a CONTACT page with a drop box for DVD suggestions. The more write the more likely to see a release. Meanwhile I am enjoying my 10/10 sharp picture S1 that I got for $20!

PS: German DVDs play on the French VLC player. Free download. No excuses not to buy, you don’t even have to change your DVD drive! VLC = region free. France rules!

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Keith Anthony Noel April 12, 2013 at 10:22 pm

iam was asking about he writer of the tv series kung fu the legend continues why not release the series David Carradine was a good kung fu master ,afer Bruce Lee past away ,David Carradine past away in asia .He has over a million fans why not talk to the writer to release the series .i would like to buy the series myself .i would like some imfro ; it is time to honor him to ,just like Bruce Lee enter the dragon . thank you for your time …Keith Anthony Noel

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Robert Schuh January 21, 2011 at 12:23 pm

is there a way for fans to get the TV show Kung Fu the legend continues on dvd all seasons with David Carradine & Chris Potter. And is Kung Fu the legend continues out on DVD with David Carradine & Chris Potter in the TV show out on DVD. Can fans also maybe start a petition to get that TV show on DVD out of Kung Fu the legend continues with David Carradine & Chris Potter. all the seasons of that TV show on DVD to get that show released on DVD

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hi April 5, 2010 at 7:55 pm

hi where can i find kung fu the legand contines

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admin April 5, 2010 at 9:22 pm

@hi: Sorry, it hasn’t been released on DVD yet.

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ray friess September 15, 2009 at 7:23 pm

Does anyone know if there is any place that has the series for sale on dvd or vhs?

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