Cobra Kai

The BEST episodes of Cobra Kai

Every episode of Cobra Kai ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Cobra Kai!

Decades after the tournament that changed their lives, the rivalry between Johnny and Daniel reignites in this sequel to the "Karate Kid" films. More than 30 years ago, one of them took second place. This time, he wants to win — and he's got nothing left to lose.

Last Updated: 8/12/2022Network: Netflix
December 19
1111 votes

#1 - December 19

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/1/2021

Old wounds begin to heal at a country club holiday party, but a brutal assault by Kreese's students leads to new betrayals and alliances.

Directors: Josh Heald
The Rise
869 votes

#2 - The Rise

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/31/2021

The tournament comes to a shocking end, with the aftermath leaving its participants reeling – and two champions facing uncertain futures.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:Amazon
Mercy (1)
2250 votes

#3 - Mercy (1)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 5/2/2018

The highly-anticipated All Valley Karate Tournament brings Johnny and Daniel on opposite sides again, except this time, the new generation of karate students are the combatants. Who will pay the price for ultimate victory?

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
No Mercy
1729 votes

#4 - No Mercy

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 4/24/2019

It’s the first day of school at West Valley High but tensions between the two dojos have not cooled with the end of summer. And the rivalry between Daniel and Johnny comes to a head.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Fall
836 votes

#5 - The Fall

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/31/2021

The annual All Valley Karate Tournament kicks off as several competing dojos vie for the grand championship – and settle some personal scores.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:Amazon
1034 votes

#6 - Miyagi-Do

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/1/2021

In Okinawa, Daniel spends time with an old friend — and an old enemy, who has much to teach him. The dueling dojos' rivalry comes to a nasty head.

Different but Same
2289 votes

#7 - Different but Same

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 5/2/2018

Despite Johnny’s efforts to move forward, he confronts Daniel about the assault on his property. An attempt to appease Johnny makes them revisit the past together. Miguel senses Samantha is lying to him. The dojo students try to intimidate the popular kids at a party.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
All Valley
2310 votes

#8 - All Valley

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/2/2018

Daniel takes on teaching his new pupil using the unconventional techniques from Mr. Miyagi. Robby is tempted to return to his delinquent ways. Johnny helps Miguel with his first date.

Directors: Steve Pink
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
2398 votes

#9 - Counterbalance

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/2/2018

Daniel tries to strike a shady deal to undermine Johnny’s dojo. Meanwhile, Johnny expands his enrollment ranks in the dojo. Miguel puts his karate practice into reality as Samantha faces rejection in school.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
2303 votes

#10 - Molting

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/2/2018

Johnny prepares his Cobra Kai students for the next All Valley Karate Tournament and in turn, he is inspired to clean up his life. Daniel is still unaware of his new pupil’s background. But as events unfold, it seems nothing has changed between Daniel and Johnny in 30 years.

Directors: Steve Pink
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1704 votes

#11 - Pulpo

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 4/24/2019

Johnny cautiously takes a stab at love, while Daniel and Amanda enjoy a romantic date night. An attempt to bring the students of the two dojos together backfires as hostilities between the teens escalate.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
2360 votes

#12 - Quiver

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/2/2018

Johnny’s dojo class attracts a group of misfits while his son Robby, who harbors ulterior motives, lands a new job. Samantha makes a new friend in science class. Daniel inspires interest in karate from an unlikely person.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Feel The Night
991 votes

#13 - Feel The Night

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/1/2021

It's Christmastime in the Valley, and romance is in the air. Daniel and Miguel find unexpected common ground, and the Cobra Kai recruits go on a mission.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:Amazon
The Right Path
1030 votes

#14 - The Right Path

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/1/2021

Following an important meeting in Japan, Daniel revisits Mr. Miyagi's hometown on Okinawa. Johnny attempts to reconnect with Robby.

Directors: Lin Oeding
Watch Now:Amazon
Take a Right
1711 votes

#15 - Take a Right

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/24/2019

Daniel’s students are given a lesson in overcoming their grudges. Johnny spends some time away from the dojo, while Kreese exerts his influence.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Fire and Ice
1781 votes

#16 - Fire and Ice

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/24/2019

Daniel pulls out all the stops in an effort to recruit new students to Miyagi Do. Johnny reflects on some of the major relationships in his life - and responds to Daniel’s promotional efforts with his own.

Directors: Michael Grossman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Match Point
848 votes

#17 - Match Point

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/31/2021

Johnny and Daniel's dojo - and their fragile alliance - teeter on the brink of collapse when they agree to a winner-takes-all sensei showdown.

Directors: Joel Novoa
The Good, The Bad, and The Badass
1018 votes

#18 - The Good, The Bad, and The Badass

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/1/2021

Informed that this year's All Valley Karate Tournament is being canceled, the three competing sensei attend a city council meeting to save it.

Directors: Jennifer Celotta
King Cobra
1015 votes

#19 - King Cobra

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/1/2021

Miguel helps Johnny craft the perfect social media message. Kreese scouts new recruits while Daniel and Amanda try to shut down Cobra Kai.

Watch Now:Amazon
1008 votes

#20 - Obstáculos

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/1/2021

Daniel spends some father-daughter time with a traumatized Sam. Johnny plans to form a new karate dojo but struggles to come up with a cool name.

Directors: Jennifer Celotta
Mercy (2)
1888 votes

#21 - Mercy (2)

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/24/2019

In the aftermath of Cobra Kai’s win at the Under 18 All Valley Karate Championships, Johnny questions his dojo’s philosophy and deals with a figure from his past. Daniel searches for the right way to respond to Cobra Kai’s dominance.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
All In
1710 votes

#22 - All In

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/24/2019

Daniel struggles to help a new student learn. Miguel makes a new connection, while Johnny tries to repair a relationship. Tensions between the two dojos build to a breaking point.

Directors: Josh Heald
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Moment of Truth
1734 votes

#23 - The Moment of Truth

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/24/2019

Daniel makes another attempt to promote Miyagi Do, and receives guidance in a familiar form. Johnny grows suspicious about Kreese’s backstory. A new Cobra Kai student challenges Miguel and befriends Aisha, while Robby revisits a past he’d rather forget.

Directors: Michael Grossman
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Glory of Love
1696 votes

#24 - Glory of Love

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 4/24/2019

Daniel works to make amends with Amanda, while Johnny is introduced to the world of dating apps. Complications arise when Miguel, Samantha, Robby and Tory cross paths.

Directors: Jennifer Celotta
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
1130 votes

#25 - Aftermath

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/1/2021

Miguel's fighting for his life, Robby's missing, and Daniel and Johnny's reputations are in tatters as the community reacts to the West Valley brawl.

Watch Now:Amazon

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