Episodes: 60 (hour)
TV show dates: October 14, 1972 — April 16, 1975
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn, James Hong, Richard Loo, James Weatherill, Victor Sen Yung, Tad Horino, Tim McIntire, and Yuki Shimoda.
TV show description:
A unique Western series that tells the story of Kwai Chang Caine (David Carradine), the orphaned son of an American man and Chinese woman.
Nicknamed “Grasshopper” by his mentor, Caine is trained in a Shaolin monastery. After his mentor is murdered, Caine retaliates by killing the emperor’s nephew.
He flees China to America’s Old West where he helps those in need and stays one step ahead of the emperor’s assassins.