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The BEST episodes of Kung Fu

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

The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Last Updated: 9/4/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Empty Pages of a Dead Book
star
7.90
106 votes

#1 - Empty Pages of a Dead Book

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/10/1974

The son of a deceased Texas Ranger tries to honor his memory by going after criminals his father kept a journal on. He finds more trouble than he expected and Caine must defend him.

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Dark Angel
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7.81
200 votes

#2 - Dark Angel

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/11/1972

Caine travels to Lordsville looking for his grandfather. On his way he helps a man attacked by indians and the man gives him a map to a goldmine. Caine gives the map to an old preacher who helped him.

Directors: Jerry Thorpe
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Blood Brother
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7.75
179 votes

#3 - Blood Brother

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/18/1973

While passing through the Arizona territory town of Kilgore, Caine learns of a Shaolin friend who lived there, and won't leave till he breaks the community's conspiracy surrounding his disappearance.

Directors: Jerry Thorpe
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The Brujo
star
7.68
93 votes

#4 - The Brujo

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/25/1973

While wandering in Mexico, Caine comes across an old woman and a young boy. The woman is trapped under a cart and asks Caine to take care of the boy. He takes him to a small Mexican village which believes it is under the spell of a warlock.

Directors: Richard Lang
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King of the Mountain
star
7.65
293 votes

#5 - King of the Mountain

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/14/1972

Caine finds a young boy at a burned out cabin and tries to help him find his uncle. Along the way, bounty hunters find him.

Directors: Jerry Thorpe
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The Ancient Warrior
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7.60
95 votes

#6 - The Ancient Warrior

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 5/3/1973

Ancient Warrior, an aged Indian accompanied by Caine, seeks burial in his sacred, ancestral land. But the burial site is located dead center in a violent, Indian-hating town called Purgatory.

Directors: Robert Butler
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Chains
star
7.57
125 votes

#7 - Chains

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/15/1973

Caine is imprisoned at an army outpost, and escapes... chained to his hulking, mountain-man cellmate, and are persued by a relentless sergent. Who is determined to collect the reward offered for Caine's capture.

Directors: Robert Butler
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The Passion of Chen Yi
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7.56
75 votes

#8 - The Passion of Chen Yi

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/28/1974

Caine tries to visit an unjustly jailed Shaolin student, but keeps being turned away. He then commits a crime so he can be put in jail with him, hoping to clear up an old misunderstanding and help free the student.

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The Soldier
star
7.50
82 votes

#9 - The Soldier

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/29/1973

Caine is accused of taking part in a bandit ambush, and is taken prisoner by the U.S. Cavalry. He meets a soldier that is a conscientious objector that helps him clear his name.

Directors: Richard Lang
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In Uncertain Bondage
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7.47
75 votes

#10 - In Uncertain Bondage

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/7/1974

Caine recalls lessons learned as a youth when he and a Southern belle are trapped in a deep pit, held there by kidnappers.

Directors: Richard Lang
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The Devil's Champion
star
7.44
50 votes

#11 - The Devil's Champion

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/1/1974

We return to Caine's past in China. Caine witnesses a man defeat six others in the village. The man instructs Caine to deliver a challenge. He demands a fight to the death with Master Kan or he will kill a villager every day until he gets it.

Directors: Robert Lewis
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Sun and Cloud Shadow
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7.42
120 votes

#12 - Sun and Cloud Shadow

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/22/1973

Caine brokers a settlement between a landowner and Chinese miners, but the landowner adds an unacceptable condition to the deal. Meanwhile, a karate master intends to capture Caine.

Directors: Robert Butler
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Superstition
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7.38
112 votes

#13 - Superstition

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 4/5/1973

Walls imprison the men unjustly sentenced to work as miners at a brutal labour camp. Yet an even greater barrier holds them captive; fear of the camp's ancient Indian curse. But Caine knows no such fear.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin
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This Valley of Terror
star
7.35
49 votes

#14 - This Valley of Terror

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/28/1974

Caine helps a young woman who has visions of future events. They always come true and this terrifies her.

Directors: Harry Harris
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The Vanishing Image
star
7.33
42 votes

#15 - The Vanishing Image

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/20/1974

Caine seeks out a photographer who took a picture of his brother, Danny, in hopes that he will be able to help find him. He also encounters and befriends an Indian that attacks him and the photographer, and later wants to kill the photographer for taking a picture of him, for which he believes has stolen his soul.

Directors: Barry Crane
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The Way of Violence Has No Mind
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7.32
106 votes

#16 - The Way of Violence Has No Mind

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/24/1974

Caine confronts a gang of Chinese immigrants that have taken to violence.

Directors: Lee Philips
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The Hoots
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7.32
118 votes

#17 - The Hoots

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/13/1973

Caine meets a group of Hutterite settlers, who must reconsider their pacifist background when attacked by bigoted cattlemen, and teaches them how to defend themselves without compromising their principles.

Directors: Robert Totten
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Alethea
star
7.31
112 votes

#18 - Alethea

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/22/1973

Caine befriends a young girl, whose mistaken eyewitness testimony leads to the priest being tried for murder... and sentenced to death by hanging.

Directors: John Badham
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The Soul Is the Warrior
star
7.31
113 votes

#19 - The Soul Is the Warrior

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/8/1973

Caine's quest to meet his half-brother Danny leads him to a ranch where his sibling once worked, and plunges the priest into a confrontation where he proves his mettle by walking trough a pit of rattlesnakes.

Directors: Richard Lang
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Besieged (1): Death on Cold Mountain
star
7.30
44 votes

#20 - Besieged (1): Death on Cold Mountain

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/15/1974

A reclusive hermit, Tamo, arrives at the Honan monastery to inform them that the Tukien monastery was attacked and destroyed by a warlord with his cannon, and that he has survivors seeking refuge there. One of the survivors is a woman who wants to become a Shaolin monk. She later reveals the warlord wanted her to be his wife, and she fled. Now the warlord is preparing to attack the monastery and having his cannon brought there.

Directors: David Carradine
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The Well
star
7.29
95 votes

#21 - The Well

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/27/1973

After drinking bad water during a drought, Caine recovers at the farm of an ex-slave who has a working well, but one who is so angry he is not willing to share with his thirsty neighbors.

Directors: Jerry Thorpe
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My Brother, My Executioner
star
7.29
45 votes

#22 - My Brother, My Executioner

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/12/1974

Caine thinks he has found his brother, but he is really an imposter who is being pursued by a young gunfighter.

Directors: Jerry Thorpe
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The Assassin
star
7.28
60 votes

#23 - The Assassin

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/4/1973

Hatfields and McCoys, with an Asian spin on things. Two familes with a longtime fued keep two potential lovers apart. One of the families has hired a ninja assassin, and Caine witnesses his actions. Caine is accused of assisting the ninja, and heals a man dying from a poisoned shuriken strike.

Directors: Richard Lang
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The Garments of Rage
star
7.28
40 votes

#24 - The Garments of Rage

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/8/1974

Caine goes to work for a railroad which is being sabotaged, and meets a Shaolin priest he knew before.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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The Praying Mantis Kills
star
7.26
107 votes

#25 - The Praying Mantis Kills

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/29/1973

Murderous thugs come looking for Caine after he identifies them as perpetrators of a bank robbery. A youth's ideas about how to be a man are challenged by Caine's quiet heroics.

Directors: Charles S. Dubin
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